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Understanding Wines and Regions

With so many bottles crowding the shelves of your favorite wine shop or grocery store, it’s hard to know what wines you might like, especially when the label doesn’t even tell you the kind of grape is in the bottle. With a simple … read more

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Eleven Winery Brings Home the Gold

Bainbridge Island might be small, but big things are happening with the island wine scene. The 10-mile-long and 5-mile-wide island is home to seven wineries and one of them has just won some major awards. Founded in 2003, Eleven Winery, the largest winery … read more

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Comfort Dish Paired with Local Wine

Summer is a time for whites and rosé wines, enjoyed outside and definitely served cold. We’ve had an amazing summer full of sunshine in the Pacific Northwest, but as the temperatures cool down and the leaves start to fall, we’re craving big, bold … read more

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Wine on the Rock to Return — Reinvented

For the past several years, local (and not so local) wine lovers have come to look forward to the annual Wine on the Rock events. These two-day events center around wine, music and food and take place at each of the seven Bainbridge … read more

Perennial Vintners Melon de Bourgogne (Photo courtesy Jefte Sanchez)
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Unique Washington Wines

If you are a wine lover, you live in the right place for great wines. Washington is the second-largest producer of wine in the United States, behind California. Washington state has over 1,000 wineries and 400 different grape growers and produces over 70 … read more

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New Book Shares Recipes and Journal Pages of Renowned Bremertonian Tom Stockley

Bremerton native Tom Stockley, a longtime wine columnist at The Seattle Times, had a passion for food and wine. He captured that passion, along with the culinary lifestyle and travels he shared with his wife, Peggy, in a cookbook journal. The late couple’s … read more

Eleven Winery (Photo courtesy Jefte Sanchez)
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Choosing the Proper Glassware for Your Wines

When cracking open a bottle of wine, most people reach for the nearest vessel resembling something that could remotely be used for properly drinking wine. But did you know that the flavor and enjoyment of wine can be largely affected by which kind … read more

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How to Create the Perfect Wine Cellar in Your Home

For those who appreciate a good glass of wine, having the right storage makes pouring a nice glass of vino easy. A wine cellar will provide you with a place to organize your favorite bottles for easy access and stylish organization. Before you … read more

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Hard Hat Winery

As with many wineries, things started as a hobby for Jim and Colette Davenport, producing wine out of their garage. Jim has a passion for wine and wanted to see what his own product would taste like. Friends loved it and soon he … read more

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