Archive for March, 2012

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Lummi Island Wine Tasting March 31 ’12

Riesling        Riesling            Riesling Since riesling will stand center stage in Ryan’s workshop this Sunday (see below), it’s worth talking a little bit about this unique grape varietal.  Some say it is probably the finest white wine grape in the world for the potential longevity of its wines and its tendency to take on the specific […]

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Lummi Island Wine Tasting March 24 Spring Equinox ’12

Equinox    Equinox    Equinox As you all know the Spring (or Vernal) Equinox was just a couple of days ago. Astronomically speaking it just about coincides with St. Patrick’s Day. And as we have pointed out before, just about every major Christian holiday coincides with an ancient pagan holiday, most of which were tied to major […]

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Lummi Island Wine Tasting St. Patrick’s Day ’12

Saint Patrick Saint Patrick Saint Patrick I first learned about St. Patrick’s Day when I was about 5 years old. My mother was of Irish descent from both sides of her family (Collins and Gillis), and mighty proud of it. So she would NEVER have let us go to school on March 17 without at […]

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Lummi Island Wine Tasting St. Patrick’s Day ’12

Saint Patrick    Saint Patrick    Saint Patrick    I first learned about St. Patrick’s Day when I was a small child. My mother was of Irish descent from both sides of her family (Collins and Gillis), and mighty proud of it. So she would NEVER have let us go to school on March 17 without at least […]

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