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What Keeps this Blog Going? Readership and a Little Recognition If you’ve read this blog for a while, you’ll know we focus on writing with passion and purpose.  We’re not a big corporation, although many of our readers think so. We don’t monetize but many think we make a living from this site. Full time […]

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ABOUT FACE’N It In Portland

Have you heard of ABOUT FACE Magazine? Neither did I, until a good friend approached us to write for them, and now we are columnists for the magazine. It’s actually a pretty cool gig that allows us full journalistic license to write quick quips and small bytes about the food and wine industry.  (more…)

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11 New AVAs Established in Paso Robles

11 New AVAs Established in Paso Robles On October 9, 2014, the TTB published a final rule, T.D. TTB–125, in the Federal Register establishing 11 new American viticultural areas within the existing Paso Robles viticultural area in San Luis Obispo County, California.   The 11 new viticultural areas are: Adelaida District, Creston District, El Pomar District, […]

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Winemaker Spotlight: Alexandrine Roy

Winemaker Spotlight: Alexandrine Roy Women are developing tremendous influence in the wine and food industry, rising to the top of the ranks as winery owners, sommeliers, chefs, winemakers, vineyard managers, writers and educators. The aim of this series is to represent the Pacific Northwest women in Oregon and Washington who are developing tremendous influence in […]

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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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Go Vote: Vintage 2014 Wine Blog Awards

Well readers, it is that time of year again. The Wine Blog Awards is upon us and we are humbled to receive word that we are one of the top five finalists for the “Best Overall Wine Blog Award”  category.   (more…)

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