Wine Escapades

I anticipated a gray, dreary and wet Saturday, but instead experienced a sunny and relatively warm day for some Red Mountain wine tasting!  Today I had an appointment for a one-on-one tasting at Red Mountain’s newest and smallest winery – Red Mountain Trails Winery....

My wife and I started out the 2020 New Year with some wine escapades and a spontaneous road trip to two separate Washington State destinations.  Skamania Lodge in Stevenson, and the Leavenworth-Wenatchee, area....

Last week Phinney Brown (Hospitality and Marketing Manager) of Tucannon Cellars was kind enough to invite me to visit the tasting room.  She offered a special tasting and a tour of the winery and facilities on Red Mountain!...

This past weekend (Dec. 6-8) we celebrated the 2019 Walla Walla Holiday Barrel Tasting event!  This time, Aaron’s Wine Chronicles was joined by two of our favorite friends, Andrea Starr and John-Paul LeCompte.  ...

On this 1st Saturday in November, I had to celebrate Fall’s arrival on Red Mountain.   It was a crisp day with clear blue skies.  The vineyards are changing color in a dramatic fashion.  Enjoying some wine and a charcuterie plate at the top of Red Mountain was a perfect way to start my weekend. ...

Late October in Walla Walla is always beautiful!  On this cool Fall Saturday I had the opportunity to sample some wines at three of my favorite Walla Walla Tasting Rooms. ...

Friday is my Wineday!  What better way is there to end the week and prepare for the weekend than spending time with my friends on Red Mountain?  I try to answer that question each Friday and can’t seem to come up with a better way!...

Sunday October 6th was our drive home from Lakewood and Steilacoom, WA.  We decided to continue our wine escapades with some Yakima Valley Wine Tasting!...

On Saturday, (Oct. 5th) my wife Gabby treated me to a “First Class” date with a ride on the Washington Wine Express!  This wine train is operated by the Mt. Rainier Railroad and departs from a very small town called Elbe, Washington (population 29 in 2010)!...