At the recently LEED certified Portola Hotel & Spa in picturesque Monterey Bay, California, a hidden gem awaits the craft beer lover just off the wharf. Peter B’s Brewpub, located in the back of Portola Hotel, is Monterey’s first and only craft brewery that also serves up inventive pub food. The two gastronomic gurus responsible […]
Archives for October 2011
Halloween wines are all the rage. Before the recent wine craze, a good Halloween party had a spiked punch with a floating hand made of ice in it or the good ol’ cauldron dry ice concoction. Now, there is a great selection of quality Halloween-themed wines to pair with the Deviled eggs and Mummified Pigs in a Blanket for your 2011 Halloween party.
Townshend Cellars features an extensive collections of wines from Viognier to Malbec, but my most unique find was Townshend’s Huckleberry wine. Located in the GreenBluffs Farm area on the outskirts of Spokane, Washington, a popular route to visit and sample the bounties of apple, pumpkin and pear farmers, Townshend Cellar is well known throughout the Washington area for its T3 wine, a Bordeaux blend, who has garnered a cult following among Spokane restaurants and wine afficianodos.