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  • Travel Tuesday Destination: Vancouver, WA

    “Where are you from?” “Vancouver, Washington.” “Oh. Canada, huh? What’s it like there?” “I wouldn’t know. I’m from Vancouver, Washington. You know, in the state of Washington?” “Huh?” “*insert heavy sigh here* I live just north of Portland, Oregon.” “Oh, so you’re in Oregon, then?” *facepalm* That is a common conversation that happens in my […]

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  • Turning Male Bovine Excrement into Filet Mignon: In Defense of IFBC 14

    There’s a post out there that is critical of IFBC after the author attended a whole whopping two sessions, then walked away. The first two, to be exact, based on what this person wrote. The two kick off sessions and you discount the conference. Yeah…um, let me insert the popular photo of McKayla Maroney here. […]

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  • An update on my open letter to the Board of Clark County Commissioners

    The Board of Clark County Commissioners hold weekly public meetings. On Tuesday, July 2nd, they met and announced that the proposal that would severely impact the Clark County wine industry had been tabled, pending more research by the Commissioners and their staff AND give the opportunity for more public comment! They will meet again on […]

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  • What To Do If You’re Coming To the Wine Bloggers Conference — A Local’s Guide

    So this blog idea has been bouncing around in my head for…well, weeks.  But when your life becomes consumed by work (hi 41*-60 hour work weeks, haven’t seen ya in a while…now I remember why I loathe you so), things get shoved to the back burner. *I’m full time at my real-life job, so 41 […]

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  • Clark County, WA – Washington’s Unknown Wine Region

    Columbia Valley. Yakima Valley. Walla Walla. When you think Washington Wine, you obviously think of those areas…and for good reason. Some of the best wine comes from those areas. What if I said “Clark County”? No. Not the one in Nevada that has a famous city where what happens there stays there. What about “Vancouver”. […]