You know when couples or friends go wine tasting and there’s always one person who would rather be drinking a beer?
You’ve got to hand it to Kirklanders. Their summer food and wine festival, Kirkland Uncorked, is serious.
As Jody Elsom likes to tell it, you don’t start a career, have kids, get divorced and then between soccer practice and consulting for Google suddenly decide you want to also make wine unless something about the grapes--in this case, malbec--really
You drive into some tiny village, walk into the local brasserie and order the set menu for lunch. A carafe of wine, pumped from a barrel and probably made in the barn of some fellow down the road, is plunked down on your table. Your bill?
Some people know how to think big. A new destination winery near Roslyn and Cle Elum is one of those big thoughts, made real.
Washington grape growers and winemakers have always been experimenters, seeing what will work in our relatively young industry, but in the past few years, so much has changed that we are in the midst of what might be called the Age of Experimentat
Where Enumclaw for the third annual Wine and Chocolate Festival (2/4–2/5; Enumclaw Expo Center, 45224 284th Ave. SE; enumclawchocolatefestival.com).
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