Getting to Know the Wines of Rasteau #Winophiles

I have been on a southern France wine kick lately and this month the Winophiles are exploring theĀ  wine region of Rasteau, located in the Southern Rhone region of France. I received all four of the wines featured in this article free of charge, but as always, opinions are my own. is unique in the…

Sipping Washington State Syrah

In full disclosure, I won this bottle of wine on a pre-conference excursion at the 2018 Wine Bloggers Conference. I won it for answering the question “what was the first AVA designation in Washington State?” The answer is Yakima Valley, designated in 1983. So there’s your wine trivia for the day. The entire Upsidedown Wine…