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…

Wondering What to Put on Your Holiday Table? Rias Baixas Baby!

Have you considered Albariño for your holiday wine? I hadn’t either, but it’s actually a fantastic option — especially the sparkling version – known as Rias Baixas Espumoso, but let’s talk basics first. Albariño is a white grape that hails from the Galacias region of Spain, often referred to as Green Spain because it so…