Archive for December, 2012

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Lummi Island Wine Tasting December 29 ’12 Happy New K’atun!

Happy New K’atun, everyone! Wikipedia tells us that the Mayan Long Count calendar identified a date according to the number of days since the Mayan creation date, which, as we all now know, was 4 Ahaw, 8 Kumk’u, or September 6, 3114 BC in the Julian calendar. Long Count days were tallied in a modified […]

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Lummi Island Wine Tasting Winter Solstice ’12

Rumor Spreads: Days to Get Longer…? Unconfirmed reports suggest that the Gloom that has washed the color out of our landscape for the past several weeks may be peaking (nadiring?) in the next few days. Predictions are highly suspect, but some people say this is a regular cycle and that it has happened before. Others […]

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Lummi Island Wine Tasting December 15 ’12

It’s Back! Holiday Wine Sale! Since our $99 case sale last year was such a big hit with all of you, we have been scratching our heads trying to find a way to offer the same deal again in the face of generally rising wholesale prices. These musings have been very recently helped by the […]

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Lummi Island Wine Tasting Dec 7-8 ’12

Viognier One of the white wines we are pouring this weekend is an old favorite, the bargain-priced Peirano Estates viognier (pronounced “vee-on-yay,”) from California.  As the linked article says, Viognier is an “aromatic grape variety known for producing textural white wines with strong stone-fruit flavors. On the nose Viognier wines can be very floral, showing […]

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