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Grand Reve

Force Majeure: Moving to Woodinville

by Shona Milne on July 23, 2014

I’m looking forward to seeing the new place from Force Majeure which should be opening up sometime in August. They are moving from their space in Totem Lake to Woodinville. Susan told me a bit of what prompted the move and sent me a few pictures of how the space looks right now. The move […]


Grand Reve: New Name

by Shona Milne on September 4, 2011

I received an email on Thursday that Grand Reve was changing its name. Grand Reve was Paul’s ‘Great Dream’ but it seems a California winery with quite a few lawyers on the payroll challenged the right to use Reve in the name. They decided to not waste time with a long and expensive fight and […]


Taste of Tulalip: Food and Wine Festival

by Shona Milne on November 23, 2010

I attended the Taste of Tulalip for the first time the other week. What an amazing event. There were about 60 or so Washington wineries and about 20 wineries from California. It really was a case of so little time and so much wine and food. This is only the second year for the event […]


Taste of Tulalip: Discount Codes

by Shona Milne on October 20, 2010

The Taste of Tulalip is coming up on November 12th and 13th. I just posted Monday about going to a sneak tasting and I was able to taste so much delicious food paired with some wonderful wine. Can I entice you to get your tickets now with some discount codes??? Tweet This Post


Taste of Tulalip: Bet on Great Wine & Food

by Shona Milne on October 18, 2010

On Wednesday I attended a preview tasting for the upcoming 2nd Taste of Tulalip on November 12th and 13th. We were wined and dined through thirteen food courses and 11 wine tastings. All of the food was amazing that their team of chefs prepared for us to showcase their individual talents. The teams represented different restaurants at […]


Grand Reve Vintners: Stolen Grapes!

by Shona Milne on September 25, 2010

It’s such a an unbelievable story, but it is true. Someone stole the rare Bushvine Mourvedre grapes from Grand Reve Vintners vineyard in Benton City. KING5 has the story. Tweet This Post


Grand Reve: Interview with Paul McBride

by Shona Milne on August 28, 2010

I stopped in at Grand Reve Vintners the other weekend to chat with Paul McBride. We had talked previously at an event and he told me about some great news that their Cabernet had received a 97 Point score from Wine Spectator. Tweet This Post


Lamb Jam: It’s Back

by Shona Milne on August 26, 2010

If you didn’t make it to last years event you need to buy your tickets now for Lamb Jam. It’s on Sunday, October 24th, from 3-6pm at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center. 20 top Seattle Chefs ewe-night for the second annual American Lamb Jam Seattle. This ultimate taste-off features top chefs and their creative […]


Merlot Gone Mad: Showcasing WA Merlots

by Shona Milne on April 4, 2010

We have another wine event coming up. It’s Merlot Gone Mad up at the Tulalip Resort Casino on Sunday, May 2nd. It’s a benefit for the Washhington Wine Industry Foundation. There will be  50+ wineries represented at the event. The cost is $45 for a general admission ticket or $75 for ticket and transportation by […]


Seattle Food & Wine Experience: Yummy!

by Shona Milne on March 2, 2010

What a great event! It’s a nice size event that does not overwhelm you with concern about how you can get to every booth in one afternoon. I’d like to thank Jamie Peha and many sponsors of the Seattle Food & Wine Experience.  I was one of eight bloggers & tweeters who were tweeting live about the […]