“Wine should not be regarded simply as a beverage, but as an art of living, a pleasure.” – Henri Jayer The Hedonistic Taster by L.M. Archer William Heritage Vineyards | Outer Coastal Plain, NJ “Fiat vinum en vinea.” (‘Let the wine be made in the vineyard.’) – Outer Coastal Plain AVA motto In my endless […]Read more "The Hedonistic Taster: William Heritage Vineyards 2014 Vintage Brut"
Washington Wineries Move to Former Brewery by L.M. Archer Woodinville, Wash.—Sparkman Cellars and DeLille Cellars made what one described as a “game changing” move to set up shop in a vacant brewery once operated by Redhook. “There is not another Redhook,” says Chris Sparkman, director of winemaking and founder of Sparkman Cellars. “There’s […]Read more "My Latest in Wines & Vines: Washington Wineries Move to Former Brewery"
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