Archive for the Tag 'Pacific Star Winery'

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VIT 101 ~ 5 ~ INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT

VIT 101: Integrated pest management happens in vineyards; because when it’s all said and done, a vineyard is really just a grape farm, once the romance has been stripped away. Cats, dogs, birds… they all play a role over the use of poisons. Here are a few of my favorite cats. Chimney Rock Winery (blue […]

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Pacific Star Winery ~ Sally Ottoson

Few among us remind me of the Little Red Hen… You remember, “Who wants to help me sow the seeds, to grow the wheat, to mill the seeds into flour, to make the bread for us to eat?”

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Wedding wine lists for the summer ~ How much to buy?

[Pictured: My daughter and son-in-law, Melanie and Heath Hoffman at Pacific Star Winery exchanging their vows.] Occasionally I am asked for help, and this is one of the questions that comes up… especially in the spring. Always the big questions are, “How much wine is enough, and what’s a great value wine? We’re on a […]

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Things to do in wine country, non wine (sorta) related ~ Friday Fotos ~ Visit the Ocean

While visiting wine country, it’s worth it, regardless of the region you’re visiting, to save a day for the ocean. This is true for both the Atlantic and the Pacific. The Atlantic Ocean is tame, as compared to the Pacific, in the US. I say “in the US,” because while visiting Portugal, I realized how […]