The Story Thomas and Kristin Vogele are the founding owners of LUKE Wines. Together they bring over 30 years in the wine business to the family owned winery. They are native to the Pacific Northwest as they both grew up in Kirkland. They run Luke wines operations from their home while the production is done […]Read More FrOm The Wah-LUKE Slope
Bodegas Juan Gil The origins of Bodegas Juan Gil date from 1916 when Juan Gil Gimènez, great grandfather of the present generation, began getting involved in the world of wines and built a winery in the heart of Jumilla, Spain. His son, Juan Gil Guerrero, dedicated his entire life to the wine business, however, it […]Read More The Gils Are Alive!
The Swartland 31 Miles North Of Cape Town Grape-fully yours, LarryRead More Hooray For Brûlée!
Captain Washington is baaack with a deep dark Syrah from Washington’s Yakima Valley. Perfect Steak Wine. Perfect Rhone Ranger Wine. Seek this wine out if you love Syrah like I do !! Grape-fully yours, LarryRead More Once You Go Black….
Just wanted to pop in as I haven’t been recording much lately. We all can use budget minded, value high quality wines at this time. There is so many ways to stretch the dollar. I give you some suggestions here. If you need more assistance, contact me by following the blog. I am here to […]Read More We All Need Value Wines At This Time!
I can’t sew you a face mask. I know these are really anxious times and emotional times for all of us. I have learned that watching the “Numbers” all day long or checking in on social media all day long, doesn’t help. It actually makes things worse. While many of us are in quarantine, we […]Read More Hooking Up My Peeps During A Pandemic
I didn’t think many of my followers wanted to hear about Washington State Wine during a horrible Global Pandemic. I personally took some time off to try remove myself as much as possible to stay home and stay safe. This doesn’t mean we don’t need our wine and or spirits. Many would say we need […]Read More I Am Home But Still Here For You!!
Chateau Gloria Saint Julien VIneyards The creator of Chateau Gloria, Henri Martin, was born in 1903. Henri Martin had a background in Bordeaux wine before his first birthday. His birth took place at a neighboring St. Julien estate, Chateau Gruaud Larose. As Henri Martin was born on the property, obviously, Henri Martin was destined for […]Read More Gloria, Gloria! I Think I Got Your Number
Maybe the bottom of people’s minds in America right now is Wineries, Tasting Rooms, Restaurants, Food Servers, Bartenders. If you are a wine lover and foodie like me I am sure you have your personal favorites like mine is Washington State and Oregon Pinots, and I personally worked in Restaurants and Bars as a Food […]Read More Wine Lovers, Foodies, How You Can Help!