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Smoked Gouda & Rosemary Mac n Cheese

25 Nov
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Being from the South, Mac n Cheese was a staple for any holiday and sometimes on Sundays. The best thing about this dish is that most families (at least in my family) had their own take on this dish, adding some secret ingredient that made theirs stand out. That ingredient, they would never tell. I’m […]

Spring 2020 Update at Frichette

14 May
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The tasting room is temporarily closed for wine tasting.Frichette is offering curbside ordering and pick up.We haven’t opened wine for guests in weeks. Never in our wildest dreams did we imagine that we wouldn’t be pouring wine for our guests to enjoy and that our tasting room would be closed for several weeks. We made […]

Mother’s Day WOW Guide

29 Apr
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When we remember the Mother’s Day of COVID-19, perhaps moms can smile and reply, “I felt so loved and celebrated that for a moment, I forgot we were sheltering in place”. Make this quarantine Mother’s Day one that is fabulous for the books by celebrating the Mom in your life like the Queen she is. […]

2018 List of Favorites From Tri-Cities and Beyond

06 Nov
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Throughout the year, I get to visit some of my all time favorite retailers in Tri-Cities, WA or shop online super stores to pick out my usual go tos. Sometimes I discover something new that I absolutely love. Here’s a list of my favorite must haves of the year. Enjoy! Chocolate Truffles from Country Mercantile […]

Our Red Mountain AVA Vineyard

15 Apr
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In March of 2018 we planted our 2.23 acre vineyard on our 5.5 acre property in the Red Mountain AVA. 1.32 acres have Cabernet Franc, Clone 12 (1650 plants) and .91 acre of Cabernet Sauvignon, Clone 191 (1150 plants). We’re fortunate enough to live in an incredibly supportive neighborhood and have neighbors with all the […]

Why We Host A BBQ Party With Josephine Howell

30 Jul
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Don’t you love backyard BBQ’s? The sizzle of vegetables on the grill, the melody of summer jams, the laughter of family. Growing up, getting to go to a family bbq or “cookout” was almost like Christmas. The smell of charcoal and wood would invite the party to begin like granting permission to a child to play. […]

Tip For Wine Tasting On A Hot Day

01 Jul
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While touring the Heart of Washington Wine Country during the warmer seasons, you definitely want to keep the wine safe you take with you after tasting. Keep the wine tasting as amazing as it did at the wineries when you get it home by (more…)