Archive | Grenache

2009 DaMa Damanation – Review

By Duane Pemberton Winery website: www.damawines.com DaMa wines is a Walla Walla winery that was started by Dawn Kammer and Mary Derby – two women who met in Walla Walla, had a synergy that clicked so they decided to pursue their dreams of making great wines.   Technical Data:  Region: Columbia Valley Vineyard(s): Lonesome Spring […]

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Maison Bleue delivers stellar Rhone varietals in WA

By Duane Pemberton Winery website: http://mbwinery.com/ For winemaker, Jon Martinez, deciding to focus on Rhone grapes in Washington State was a no-brainer. Years ago, he traveled to Rhone and fell in love with the wines of that region – and Washington State is one of the top regions in the USA to grow Rhone varietals. […]

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2007 Nota Bene Una Notte – Review

Inside Seattle’s Georgetown district there are a number of boutique wineries who have started there from a group of passionate proprietors – one of whom is Tim Narby. A Boeing worker by day, winemaker by moonlight – his passion for Washington wine has taken flight in the form of Nota Bene and he hasn’t slowed down […]

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2007 Alexandria Nicole Grenache – Review

Grenache is an up and coming player in the Washington wine scene and for good reason – the climate here is nearly ideal for it. Horse Heaven Hills-based Alexandira Nicole is a successful winery that has built-up a nice reputation for itself as producing good quality wines by a winemaker who still has the passion and burn to do it right.

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Barnard Griffin – Reserve Round-up Review

Rob Griffin is one of the most well-respected winemakers in the State of Washington – his depth of knowledge in regards to making wine in that state and of its various wine regions is about as exhaustive as anyone could hope for. In 1983, he teamed up with Deborah Barnard and started up what has […]

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