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Science and the Success of Washington Wine

Science and the Success of Washington Wine

A new center at Washington State University will help the industry’s bottom line, but what about its soul.

 

The Case for Tequila

The Case for Tequila

And other agave-based spirits.

 

Photo by Dave Gough via Wikimedia

The Problem With Cocktail Straws

And the organizations that are doing something about it.

 

Striking a Balance Between Innovation and Tradition in the Drink Scene

Striking a Balance Between Innovation and Tradition in the Drink Scene

In Washington, we must look back as we move forward.

Striking a Balance Between Innovation and Tradition in the Drink Scene
A Yakima vineyard in the Cascade rain shadow. Photo by Tracy Hunter/Flickr

The Washington Wine Shadow

The popularity of our state’s wines has been an obstacle for other wines to enter the region, but that may be changing.

A Yakima vineyard in the Cascade rain shadow. Photo by Tracy Hunter/Flickr
When It Comes to Distribution, More Washington Wineries Are Doing It Themselves

When It Comes to Distribution, More Washington Wineries Are Doing It Themselves

What that means for you and your favorite wine list.

When It Comes to Distribution, More Washington Wineries Are Doing It Themselves
Navy Strength does Tiki a little differently … but not that different. Photo by Luke McKinley

Tiki Takes Off

The latest cocktail trend is something familiar and exotic.

Navy Strength does Tiki a little differently … but not that different. Photo by Luke McKinley
Photo by Myself/Wikimedia

Supply and Demand … and Sommeliers

There are plenty of wine experts looking for work, but is there enough work to be had in casual seattle.

Photo by Myself/Wikimedia
Rain, Rain Go Away (We Want to Pop a Nice Rosé)

Rain, Rain Go Away (We Want to Pop a Nice Rosé)

This weather has thrown our drinking schedule out of whack.

Rain, Rain Go Away (We Want to Pop a Nice Rosé)
Charles Smith. Courtesy of Charles Smith Wines
Charles Smith. Courtesy of Charles Smith Wines
Why Is Late Night Dining and Drinking So Rare in Seattle?
Why Is Late Night Dining and Drinking So Rare in Seattle?
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