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V Day | CC & W+C

Welcome to binNotes | a wine blog. by. L.M. Archer, FWS | Bourgogne ML Valentine’s Day  |  2015 Follow binNotes: | Twitter | Pinterest | Facebook  |  Instagram “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” ― Lao Tzu May you enjoy conscious coupling with the one you love this romantic holiday…and may it include wine and chocolate…Santé! … Continue reading V Day | CC & W+C

Walla Walla Wine @McCaw Hall 2015 showcases the wine region's fine wines and destination wine region. | Image: (C) 2015 L.M. Archer

WITWIB? #WWWineSEA 2015

Welcome to binNotes | a wine blog. by. L.M. Archer, FWS | Bourgogne ML Walla Walla Wine @McCaw Hall | Seattle 2015  Follow binNotes: | Twitter | Pinterest | Facebook  |  Instagram “Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent.” ― Victor Hugo No coincidence that Walla Walla Wine chose Seattle’s McCaw Hall to host their 2015 road show. binNotes attended this event, and breaks it down … Continue reading WITWIB? #WWWineSEA 2015

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WITWIB? #WTCWAWINE @LakeChelanAVA

Welcome to binNotes | a wine blog. by. L.M. Archer, FWS | Bourgogne ML Lake Chelan Wine Valley | Top 3 Takeaways Follow binNotes: | Twitter | Pinterest | Facebook  |  Instagram “Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake.” –Wallace Stevens Washington State Wine Commission makes it look so easy… Recently Washington State Wine Commission teed up Lake Chelan Wine Valley trade event portside at … Continue reading WITWIB? #WTCWAWINE @LakeChelanAVA

Seattle's Benaroya Hall hosts the annual Washington State Wine Awards 2015. | Image: ©binNotes 2015.

WITWIB? WSWA 2015

Welcome to binNotes | a wine blog. by. L.M. Archer, FWS | Bourgogne ML Washington State Wine Awards 2015 | Top 3 Takeaways Follow binNotes: | Twitter | Pinterest | Facebook  |  Instagram “A fruit is a vegetable with looks and money. Plus, if you let fruit rot, it turns into wine, something Brussels sprouts never do.” – P. J. O’Rourke  Greetings, dear readers! Ever wonder … Continue reading WITWIB? WSWA 2015

Vin Jaune, or yellow wine, is typically made in the Jura region of France. Chateau d'Arlay makes its own version. | Image: Courtesy Ch. d'Arlay.

3 Mystery French Wines Explained

Welcome to binNotes | a wine blog by. L.M. Archer,  FWS | Bourgogne ML “Mystery is the wine of this universe. It makes us dizzy and makes us feel happy! Man needs enigma so that he can get rid of the dullness of reality!” – Mehmet Murat ildan Follow binNotes | Twitter | Pinterest | Facebook | Instagram       Happy 2015, dear readers! Today binNotes takes on … Continue reading 3 Mystery French Wines Explained

Top 5 Obscure, Affordable Wines from Burgundy

 Welcome to binNotes | a wine blog by L.M. Archer, FWS | Bourgogne ML  Top 5 Obscure, Affordable Wines from Burgundy Follow    binNotes | a wine blog: |   Facebook    |     Twitter    |    Pinterest Affordable Burgundy is NOT an oxymoron. In truth, Burgundy offers far more than just elite Premier and Grand Crus, boasting a broad spectrum of food-friendly wines for every palate and price point. However, finding such wines … Continue reading Top 5 Obscure, Affordable Wines from Burgundy

WITWIB? Wine Tasting!

Welcome to binNotes | a wine blog. by. L.M. Archer, FWS | Bourgogne ML WITWIB? Wine Tasting! Follow binNotes: | Twitter | Pinterest | Facebook  |  Instagram This week, binNotes bundles up and trundles off into the bitterly cold Seattle winter scape to attend an exclusive release event for a rising star among women winemakers in the region. You can check out my interview in the next installment of The Red … Continue reading WITWIB? Wine Tasting!

Hospices de Beaune 2014

Top 3 Takeaways: Burgundy’s HdB 2014

 Welcome to binNotes | a wine blog by L.M. Archer, FWS Attention Burgundy Lovers! Follow    binNotes | a wine blog: |   Facebook    |     Twitter    |    Pinterest   Top 3 Takeaways: 2014 Hospices de Beaune | Burgundy The highlight for any Burgundy lover, 2014 marked the 154th annual Hospices de Beaune auction, celebrated every third Sunday in November. Named for Beaune’s charitable hospital founded in 1443 by Nicolas Rolin, Chancellor … Continue reading Top 3 Takeaways: Burgundy’s HdB 2014

Bordeaux Redux: Left Bank, Right Bank, WTBD?

Welcome to binNotes | a wine blog. by. L.M. Archer, FWS Today binNotes takes a mulligan on the topic of Golf and Bordeaux…two of life’s greatest challenges. Follow binNotes: | Twitter | Pinterest | Facebook  Back, by popular demand, here’s a previous binNotes’ post on the topic of golf and Bordeaux… Left Bank, Right Bank, WTBD? Understanding Bordeaux’s subregions is a lot like understanding golf – … Continue reading Bordeaux Redux: Left Bank, Right Bank, WTBD?

Harvest Time…

 Welcome to binNotes | a wine blog by L.M. Archer, FWS Like wine? Like compelling stories about wine? You’ve landed on the right page! Follow    binNotes | a wine blog: |   Facebook    |     Twitter    |    Pinterest …and the riesling is ready! Some views from my sister’s organic vineyard on the banks of the Yakima River for your enjoyment. That it…lots going on … Continue reading Harvest Time…