From the monthly archives:

April 2007

2004 Januik Red Wine

by jason on April 29, 2007

Tasted by YSO191. (89 pts.) – Tasted 4/29/2007. [FIND IT!] Tweet This Post

Woodinville Winery Weekend Day #2

by bdubois on April 28, 2007

After having another conversation with them and tasting a few more of their wines, I decided to sign up for their wine club. The one I joined (Club Vignette) provides me with three 2-bottle shipments each year at a great price. … Tweet This Post

1999 Januik Cabernet Sauvignon

by jason on April 24, 2007

Tasted by texaswino. I would not have guess WA state if tasted blind. Reminds me of Lewelling cabs with loads of currants, dark fruit and a hint of chocolate. Doesn’t taste like its 8 years old either. Really nice. drinking very well … Tweet This Post

2004 Januik Merlot Klipsun Vineyard

by jason on April 20, 2007

Opens up a bit with an hour of airtime. Next day, I expected it to show improvement as I usually find with young Januik reds, but it wasn’t there. So, not bad, but not great as in previous years. (88 pts.) – Tasted 4/20/2007. [FIND IT!] Tweet This Post

2003 Januik Merlot

by jason on April 19, 2007

Tasted by hutch. Nice mouthfeel, and good fruit. But no wow factor. 87+ (87 pts.) – Tasted 4/19/2007. [FIND IT!] Tweet This Post

Willows Lodge, Barking Frog – 20 minutes from Seattle

by seattleblogger59 on April 17, 2007

The obvious question it seems would be, what the heck is a “Barking Frog” and why would they name a fine restaurant after it? If a barking frog is known for attention to detail then we would know where this stylish bistro in wine … Tweet This Post

A new rose from one of my favorite producers…

by Kelly Magyarics on April 12, 2007

Michelle head winemaker Bob Bertheau. “We receive the Syrah fruit at our Canoe Ridge Estate red wine facility where Joshua Maloney, our red winemaker, gives it just enough skin contact for the perfect color. Then we drain the juice off … Tweet This Post

Michigan and New York wineries invited to Riesling summit at …, MI – Apr 11, 2007… of only four American Riesling growers east of the Rockies to make it to the short list of participants in the first Riesling Rendezvous at Chateau Ste. … Tweet This Post

Riesling Rendezvous

by Deidre Woollard on April 11, 2007

Michelle and Dr. Loosen, the team behind the delicious Eroica Riesling, will host “Riesling Rendezvous” in June at the Chateau Ste. Michelle winery in Woodinville, Washington. The three-day event, June 24-26, 2007, will include tastings … Tweet This Post

Michelle, the foremost North American Riesling producer, and Dr. Loosen, the highly acclaimed German Riesling estate, will host “Riesling Rendezvous,” an event to bring together leading Riesling experts and producers to explore the … Tweet This Post