Saturday, August 23, 2008

The liquid portion of our honeymoon

For those of you who may be disappointed I/we didn't keep a running diary of our honeymoon, well, hey, we were busy...

But that doesn't mean there won't be a highlight reel!

Let's start out with the beverage portion of the post-game:

Portland, Oregon, and environs:
Big Horse Brewing, Hood River (bought beer sampler; drank it)
BridgePort Ale House, Portland (bought beer sampler; drank it)

Dundee Hills, Willamette Valley, Oregon:
Duck Pond Cellars (tasted; bought Gewurztraminer; drank it)
Erath Winery (tasted; bought nothing)
Torii Mor Winery (tasted; bought Chardonnay; drank it)
Domain Drouhin Oregon (tasted; bought pinot noir)

Cascade, Washington, area:
All three we passed were closed, except one where the attendant was asleep!

Vancouver, B.C.:
Granville Island Brewing (see above - bought beer sampler, seasonal raspberry wheat ale; drank both)

Victoria, B.C., area:
Chalet Estate Winery (tasted; bought pinot gris; drank it)
Marley Farm Winery (tasted; bought rhubarb fruit wine - er, drinking it now...)
Sea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse (tasted; bought Kings & Spies cider - drank it - and Pommeau cider aperitif)

Make sure you check out the Missus' blog for more highlights!

Meanwhile, more to come soon here, too!