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Stephanie Forrer Featured Image Episode 123 Exploring Washington State Podcast

Stephanie Forrer Episode 123

Show Notes Transcript Show Notes Steph Forrer In this episode we chat with Stephanie Forrer of Eat, Drink, Travel, Y’all! Steph is the host of the “Eat, Drink, Travel, Y’all,”…

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Visiting Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery

What started in 1871 — with Missionaries and French fur traders bringing vinifera plants to eastern Washington — turned into the American Wine Growers launching Ste. Michelle wines in 1967…

White House Bed and Breakfast Yakima

A Taste of Yakima Valley

Did you know that your Friday night IPA is likely made from juicy hops grown in Yakima, Washington? Or even the apple on your counter, and the sprig of mint…

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Seeking Winter Sunshine at Lake Chelan

“300 days of sunshine” is a promise worth traveling for — especially in the winter. So after spending much of the season in hibernation, my partner and I hit the…

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Must-Visit Wineries in the Yakima Valley

I think it’s safe to say that as Washingtonians, we are pretty lucky people. We have breathtaking landscapes, enjoy actual seasons and don’t fear natural disaster the way many other…

Wine Please Explore Washington State

Wine, Please: A Tour of Walla Walla Food and Wine

Mill Creek was a rush of water through the middle of town – an upwelling of recent snowmelt and rain that careened westward toward the valley and gorge beyond. It…

Esther Bricques Winery in Omak

Esther Bricques Winery in Omak

Settled above the Okanogan Valley, Esther Bricques Vineyard and Winery is owned by Linda and Steve Colvin. Developed and curated by hand, they planted their first vines even before they…

Wine Please Explore Washington State

Washington’s First Organic Winery

Organic, a buzzword. A lifestyle and a preference for people across the board. In 2002 the USDA released a specific guideline of what makes something organic, or not. But for…