Tag Archives: Wine

Last Day

We started our last day in wine country at Penner-Ash Wine Cellars seated on the patio looking out over the Willamette valley. The hilltop location was perfect for sunflowers. Then we were off to our next tasting, following a wine … Continue reading

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St. Innocent Winery

After a leisurely morning we headed south to St. Innocent Winery, thanks to a recommendation from Allan. The drive took about an hour, but it was well worth the trip. It was an idyllic setting overlooking a small pond. St. … Continue reading

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Country Roads

After a quiet morning we headed south for a wine tasting at Cristom Vineyards. We had a cheese tray with the last glass to tide us over till a late lunch. The tasting room was in the middle of the … Continue reading

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This Never Gets Old

We visited two wineries yesterday – Elk Cove and Kramer Vineyards. At the first we tasted wines while looking out over the vineyard. At the second we watched birds of prey riding the air currents while searching for their dinner. … Continue reading

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Wine Country

On Sunday we headed inland to the Willamette valley. To celebrate the amazing surroundings we had a meeting of The Other Champagne Club overlooking the vineyards. Then we headed up the hill to watch the sunset. The changing colours and … Continue reading

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Wine and Cheese

Our first stop today was an artisanal goat cheese shop just south of Kelowna.   You drive out of town along the lake, past the houses, past the cottages and then past the vineyards. As you drive the road gets narrower … Continue reading

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Okanagan

Today we went wine tasting. Earlier this year we were in Sonoma and so we expected that the terrain in the Okanagan would be similar. Boy were we wrong. They say that to reach its full potential, vines have to … Continue reading

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The Cheese Shop

Over the weekend we drove up the Fraser River valley to visit a very small cheese shop. And when I say small, I really do mean small. It is family-run, they make their own cheese, and just outside the store … Continue reading

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Rain

After five days of sunshine, this morning we woke up to light rain. Given the extended drought in California, the locals were all pretty happy about the rain. All we had planed for the day was wine tasting, so we … Continue reading

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Sonoma

We rented a car this morning, and headed north from San Francisco into wine country. I suppose, to be more precise,I should say that we picked up the car we rented several weeks ago. Good thing too. If we had … Continue reading

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