wine: Surferdude's report on Washington Beach Culture and the "Mermaid of Merlot" - 01/18/09 01:47 PM

If you are one those friendly AR people who have read any my posts, you might have noticed that I primarily write about what it is like to live in Mason County Washington. This is the County and State where I work, play and make my home.
Mason County in the State of Washington is bordered to the Southwest by Grays Harbor County. This past January weekend, my wife and I took my wife's cute little Marble White Miata for a cruise to Westport, a coastal community on the Washington Coast of Grays Harbor County. 
Westport is known for its Surfing, Fishing, Cranberry's and home of the infamous Ocean Maiden - the "Mermaid of Merlot" … (3 comments)

wine: St. Charles Winery Story - 11/17/08 05:34 AM
The following narrative is my second of three Blogs about rural Stretch Island in South Puget Sound for the Mason County Localism Promotion that our local Realtors have embraced.  In Mason County, AR members within the real estate community, are telling their stories about life in our small corner the Country through Localism. Those of us who are actively contributing are encouraging the community to Check It OUT! We are beggining to see positive results.
I hope you enjoy my version of the St. Charles Winery Story.

At the end of Prohibition in 1933, Seattle Realtor Charles Somers and his son C.W. Somers started Washington State's First State Bonded … (4 comments)

wine: The "Island Belle" Story - 11/14/08 02:33 PM
"Island Belle"is a light-bodied hybrid grape (vitis labrusca), also known as Campbell's Early. The Grape made its debut around 1890 on Stretch Island located in Grapeview, Washington along the shore line of South Puget Sound.
The "Island Belle" is a concord type vine that was cross breed with native American vines from New York. After a lot of experimenting, the "Island Belle" became well suited to the vineyards on Stretch Island. The new Hybrid soon became the most widely planted variety in the Puget Sound area.
The "Island Belle" grape got its name from a descendant of the Eckert Family. The … (2 comments)

wine: Love the New QFC in Belfair - 11/07/08 09:28 AM
If you have not been in the QFC Store in Belfair recently, you're in for big surprise. This store has been transformed. The store feels larger. More Chic. Better layout.  More of everything. Can this really be happening in B E L F A I R?
 
The Deli and Cheese section is well stocked with a variety of foods from soups, sushi and prepared foods that make shopping for an evening's meal a pleasurable foray.
 
The meat and fish department rivals any urban shopping centers gourmet offerings; I had to stand behind someone today just to look over the … (6 comments)

 
Richard R. Bell, Broker-Manager, Allyn - Belfair Washington State Realtor (Richard Bell - Windermere Peninsula Properties)

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