We all love spending a day out in our wine country, driving winding roads surrounded by vines and orchards, and leisurely sipping away on wines in the great outdoors. And, while we love wine country, som(...)
There is a saying that, as members of the wine industry, we have learned to love; ‘Great beer makes great wine’. While we love our wine, being around it constantly can lessen our desire to pull out(...)
When thinking about the Napa Valley it is common to think BIG. Vineyards as far as the eye can see, large ornate tasting rooms, and wineries that produce tens of thousands of cases of wine. While this is c(...)
When discussing with friends and colleagues the merits of wine judging, the responses I receive vary from envy to hatred. Friends perceive this as a magical position wherein I drink copious amounts of wi(...)
Can Moscato challenge Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc for dominance on the world stage?
“Classic” grape varieties such as Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc are much like the “classic” wine regions fro(...)
Kat was honored to be a judge at the inaugural Great Northwest Wine Competition took place March 16-17, 2013, at the historic Columbia Gorge Hotel in Hood River, Ore. The competition drew nearly 800 entri(...)