Here’s the scoop on the Benton City Food Bank Giving Garden project we get to work on with some amazing neighbors.
Already dreaming of leisurely summer evenings on your patio? A fresh summer meal with a great wine? After the nearly never ending snow, I’m starting early – I’m planning my garden to pair with my favorite wines. I often receive catalogs or emails from posh heirloom plant companies – I’m enthralled with their images. Row […]
Lots of women have grand visions to be the best professional, boss, friend, mom (fill in the blank) they could possibly be. Too soon, these ambitious, beautiful women are taken away from the world by a silent, deadly disease. This disease creeps in like a magician’s trick leaving loved ones in awe. In some cases, […]
We needed 10,000 corks to create a mural of a Washington Wine Legend. That’s a lot of wine! What Is “Art Uncorked!” Art Uncorked! is a two day event when an international renowned cork artist, Scott Gundersen used 10,000 corks from Tri-Cities wineries to create a mural of Chas Nagel, a Washington Wine Legend. Chas […]
I grew up in rural South Carolina running bare foot and playing outside for most of the summer. One of my favorite summers was when my family planted our first large garden. We grew cantaloupe, watermelon, okra, collards, tomatoes, potatoes, and more. My siblings and I helped to plant and harvest food. One year, our family […]
Getting lost in an amber field of wheat might seem like something from a movie, but that was a frequent activity for Greg Frichette. Riding on the combine to harvest the years bounty was one of the most exciting activities for him. His family farms wheat, garbanzo beans, lentils and peas plus raise a few […]
You know those images in magazines of people sitting around a table outdoors enjoying wine, laughing and eating good looking food? You think that it’s done in some far off land that only a select few are invited to. You think that these experiences must cost a fortune and they are only hosted once in […]
One the most important activities occurring in the Red Mountain AVA is pruning. Some might wonder what is pruning and why is it so relevant? To find out the answer, we tracked down Vineyard Manager and Vine Whisperer, Damon LaLonde. Damon oversees Scooteney Flats Vineyard, Red Heaven, Red Path Vineyard and French Creek Vineyards. Here’s […]