From the monthly archives:

August 2007


by Woodinville Purple on August 31, 2007

Welcome to Woodinville Purple’s official blog! We will update with employee schedules, wine class info and any other important information about the restaurant. Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket … Tweet This Post

A Celebration of Washington Wines

by jason on August 30, 2007

Jan 26, 2008 (Sat): Join the black-tie gala featuring premium Washington wines, an elegant multicourse meal, and silent and live auctions that include wines, travel packages, weekend getaways, and a staggering array of fabulous … Tweet This Post

The Inexact and Ancient “Science” of Growing Stuff

by author unknown on August 30, 2007

Farmers, that is, people who spend pretty much all day trying to coax living things out of the soil are a real enigma. They are some of the most genuine, inspiring, hard working and determined people I have ever met. They are also some of the most superstitious, irrational folks I’ve ever had to deal […]

Woodinville winemaker recognized by magazine

by jason on August 29, 2007

Bob Betz MW of the Betz Family Winery was selected among winemakers from the western states. Betz operates out of Woodinville. According to his Web site, he holds a degree from the Institute of Masters of Wine in London, … Tweet This Post

Do cork arguments pass the sniff test?

by author unknown on August 29, 2007

In his latest Seattle Times column, Paul Gregutt responds to readers who wrote in after a recent piece on corks vs. screwcaps. Right up front, he addresses the question of whether he thinks not using corks hurts the environment. Tweet This Post

Woodinville Wine Cellars @ The Living Room Kirkland

by author unknown on August 29, 2007

Sep 06, 2007 (Thu): Join us to taste a wonderful selection of wines from Woodinville Wine Cellars Tweet This Post

Novelty Hill chardonnay is a good Washington state representative of the king of white-wine grapes. See Also:. Wine of the Week: 2005 Napa Ridge Chardonnay – Tweet This Post

Wine adviser – Aug. 28

by Alasdair Stewart on August 28, 2007

“We were swallowed up for years by the big company (Ste. Michelle)” says Bob Gamache. “We wanted to see what we could do on our own. People have picked up on the fact that we make 100-percent varietal/100-percent estate wines. … Tweet This Post

Washington harvest to kick off this week

by author unknown on August 27, 2007

I was chatting with a couple of Washington winemakers today, and both indicated that some Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Gris would be harvested before the weekend. This is slightly ahead of schedule, but these two white wine grapes don’t necessarily need to get up to 24-25 brix to make delicious wines. Tweet This Post

Woodinville Wine Cellars @the Living Room

by jason on August 27, 2007

Sep 06, 2007 (Thu): Join us to sample a selection of wines from Woodinville Wine Cellars. Tweet This Post