Archive for November, 2012

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Lummi Island Wine Tasting December 1 ’12

Artisan Wine Club Back in 2004, when we started planning this venture, we had just returned from a road trip to Napa Valley with a car full of wine (12 cases, as I recall), and quite deeply enamored of the delightful experience of tasting wine poured by the person who made it, often in a […]

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Lummi Island Wine Tasting November 24 ’12

Thanksgiving recap We are home after a lovely dinner in town with family. It is amazing how, like wine vintages, every year the same meal can be so different while still conforming to the tradition of turkey and trimmings. This year was no exception: delicious turkey and stuffing, but this year sweet potatoes cooked with […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving Hours The Thanksgiving Holiday is special not just for its historic significance or iconic symbolism or even the Ultra-Commercialism that kicks off  the day after.  Most especially for many people it means a rare and coveted opportunity for a four-day weekend, which is definitely something to be thankful for! Curiously, as iconic as the […]

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Lummi Island Wine Tasting Nov 17 ’12

Thanksgiving wine pairings Choosing wines for a smorgasbordy feast like Thanksgiving or Christmas is tricky because of all the traditional rich fare that gets piled up on the same plate. It’s a lot to ask that one wine will work with that many flavors, spices, and fats. In a way, because of the variety, almost any wines […]

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