Vondalee Paulson

May 082015
 
Spring Barrel Tasting Begins at Owen Roe

What methodology do you use to help you decide which wineries to visit when you are presented with a list of 42 wineries and you have two days? That was our dilemma last weekend when we decided to buy the Premier Pass for the Yakima Valley Spring Barrel Tasting. In spite of Gary’s inclination to […]

Apr 282015
 
Fidelitas Winery Red Mountain Tasting Room

Just up the hill from Kiona Winery, you’ll find a simple structure that houses the Fidelitas tasting room on Red Mountain. The southwest side of the building opens completely to the patio and views of adjacent vineyards. On this lovely spring day, the expanse was open allowing the inside and outside to become one beautiful, […]

Apr 222015
 
Kiona Winery

Sunday afternoon was one of those perfect spring days in the Tri-Cities – warm, sunny, and absolutely no wind – a great day to visit Red Mountain. Our destination: Kiona Winery. They have a superb deck on which you can enjoy a picnic lunch and a bottle of wine overlooking acres of grape vines. It […]

Apr 212015
 
A Winery A Week?

The kids are grown – all seven of them. So many obligations, school activities, sporting events are just about to end as our last child graduates from high school in June, leaving us with hours to fill. As Gary and I drove home from an impromptu weekend photography trip, we made a stop at Maryhill […]