Archive | Zinfandel

Review: Hard Row to How – Round-up

When Don and Judy Phelps started this winery a few years ago they drew inspiration from the old brothel that once “served” the local mining community of the greater Lake Chelan area. For those not familiar with the landscape of this beautiful region in Washington State, it is indeed a bit different than Columbia Valley. […]

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Posted in Cabernet Franc, Reviews, Rosé, Syrah, Washington Wines, Zinfandel0 Comments

Zefina Zinfandel – 2003 and 2005

For those who may be new to Winefoot, there is one thing you’ll come to learn of me and that is I really dig Zinfandel – especially coming into this time of the year. The grills are soaring, the steaks are searing and the overall vibe of summertime grilled foods really do scream out for […]

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Forgeron Cellars Line-up Review

When I first tried wines from Forgeron a few years ago at a public tasting at Esquin Wine Merchants in Seattle, I knew at the time this was a winery which was on to something good. I can recall how much I especially enjoyed their “Red Table Wine” (now called Walldeaux Smithie Red) and found […]

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Posted in Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, Reviews, Syrah, Washington Wines, Zinfandel1 Comment

Zinfandel – WA vs. CA – QPR

One of my favorite food and wine pairings is big, bold, jammy Zinfandel with my home-made fajita’s. The offset flavor components and complimentary ones of both – to me – are one of the best pairings going. Think of grilled peppers and onions with cumin and coriander topped with your favorite meat (we use chicken […]

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Maryhill Round-up

One of Washington State’s premier wineries is Maryhill Winery, located in Goldendale WA, just north of the Columbia River. It’s built on a hillside which yields incredible vistas of the gorge and surrounding areas and even features its own outdoor amphitheater. At near 70,000 case of wine each year, Maryhill isn’t exactly a small winery […]

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