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The News Tribune: An Interview with Marc Hinton

This week, writer and reporter Craig Sailor of the Tacoma News Tribune interviewed Enobytes writer and author Marc Hinton about his book, A History of Pacific Northwest Cuisine, Mastodons to Molecular Gastronomy. Head over to the article to read about camels, the Makah’s, Lewis and Clark, and of course food and wine, in his article titled, […]

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New Culinary & Wine Book Chronicles the Bounty of the Pacific Northwest

Pacific Northwest Culinary Wine Book **Upcoming book signing events below! Pacific Northwest Culinary Wine Book: Almost two years ago to the day the phone rang early (well early for me if it is not 10AM yet) and for some odd reason I woke up from a sound sleep and answered the phone.  (more…)

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Celebrity Vineyards

Celebrity Vineyards From Napa to Tuscany in search of great wine…….. It seems that owning a vineyard or a wine label is becoming second to your very own perfume line in the land of celebrity.  This was a concept that so captured the intrigue of author, Nick Wise, that he decided to explore it further. […]

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Discover Portugal’s Grape Varieties

Discover Portugal’s Grape Varieties When it comes to learning about grape varieties, it is hard to find an educational tool that kicks butt. Sure, there are many great books to get the job done, but sometimes adding a web interface and some audio can take it from dreary to delightful. Take the Wines of Portugal […]

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Wine and War

Every now and then, a book is good enough to share with friends. Wine & War: The French, the Nazis, and the Battle for France’s Greatest Treasure is one of those books. So, I offer this brief review. Near the end of World War II, Maurice Drouhin hid for six months in the cellars beneath […]

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Two New Wine Books Worth Reading

As far as wine books go, I’m usually not a fan of wine and food pairing books nor am I enthused by publications that focus on location specific regions but I came across a few you might want to check out. I mean, as far as food and wine pairing books go, most of them […]

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