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William Shatner, Alton Brown and Brown Bag Wine Tasting

Television icon William Shatner has a new series for wine lovers and you don’t want to miss it. The new Ora TV web series “Brown Bag Wine Tasting” follows Shatner’s adventures as he asks willing participants to blindly taste wine and describe it in terms of their occupations, with the goal of making the show…

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Vineyard and Winery Management Names Industry’s ’20 Most Admired’

The cover feature for the November-December 2014 issue of Vineyard & Winery Management (V&WM) magazine, a bimonthly trade publication covering the North American wine industry, recognizes the “20 Most Admired Winemakers in North America.” Last year the magazine featured admirable people from many different aspects of the wine industry. The 2014 list shines a spotlight…

HD Christmas Decor

Fresh Design Ideas for the Holidays

As Halloween decorations are being taken down and stored in boxes for next year, decorating for the Thanksgiving and Christmas season works it’s way up the to-do list. Boxes stored in the garage, storage closet or extra room are begging to be opened and plundered for family favorites and treasures of years past. Each trinket…

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Cooking and Booking by Ginger Johnson

Cookbooks. These two words may instill excitement or fear in you. In me, it provokes curiosity and enthusiasm. See, I look at cooking as one of the great joys of life. Farther up the this-is-what-I’m-thinking the chain of custody, I love food. I’ve always enjoyed grocery shopping and buying, sorting and unpacking the bags of…

Stuffed Acorn Squash from South Fork & Spoon + Ango

Exquisite Sides: Stuffed Acorn Squash

The Northwest has enjoyed an incredible summer this year, and it seemed to linger right on in to October. As much as we have enjoyed our sun filled days, we have been longing for cooler, damper weather. Ask and you shall receive. The elements collaborated in grand style, and we found ourselves sitting at computers, tablets…