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Marcus Whitman

WBC10: Speed Wine Tasting

by Shona Milne on July 13, 2010

Part of the Wine Blogger Conference was an hour of white wine speed tasting and an hour of red wine speed tasting. I truly have mixed feeling on wine speed tasting. You get to taste through twelve wines in one hour and you just go with your immediate response with a sip or two and you […]


WBC10: What I Learned This Summer

by Shona Milne on July 6, 2010

So I spent three fun and wine filled days in Walla Walla at the Wine Bloggers Conference the other week. I did come away with quite a bit of new knowledge and that I don’t plan any radical changes to the blog or what I tweet. I think I have a great niche with Woodinville wines. […]


WBC10: Taco Food Truck for Lunch

by Shona Milne on July 5, 2010

We did manage a break on Friday afternoon for lunch when the Taco Trucks pulled up outside the Marcus Whitman. I know some were a bit unsure but as much as I love fine dining, I love diners and food trucks too. I tried tacos from the first truck La Monarca. I decided to go […]


WBC10: Walla Walla Wine Walkabout

by Shona Milne on July 3, 2010

Just a few steps from the Marcus Whitman Hotel is downtown Walla Walla and there are quite a few tasting rooms to visit. On Friday night of the Wine Bloggers Conference we had a chance to go on the Walla Walla Wine Walkabout and check out the local downtown tasting rooms. I did like the extra […]

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Walla Walla Vintners: WBC or Bust Pizza Party

by Shona Milne on July 2, 2010

I arrived in Walla Walla on Thursday afternoon and headed up to my room at the Marcus Whitman Hotel to relax before heading out to Walla Walla Vintners for a pizza party. They have an amazing pizza oven outside the tasting room and some picnic tables looking out onto a vineyard. I could have stayed here […]