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Tasawik Tasting Tuesday

Winemaker Erik Dahle of Tasawik Vineyards, hosted a wine tasting at wonderful Monterosso's Italian Restaurant in Richland yesterday. During dinner, Erik poured 2005 Merlot, 2007 Sangiovese and 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon. Erik and I have been Facebook friends for over a year and this was the first time I’ve had the opportunity to sample his wines.

I loved his ’05 Cabernet Sauvignon and my wife really liked the Tasawik Sangiovese. Typically, she let's me drink from her glass too, last night, she would not let me touch her glass to steal a sip. Tasawik Vineyards is located in Prosser, Washington in the Vintners Village.

At dinner, I enjoyed the Stuffed Pork Tenderloin, while my wife raved about the Shrimp Fettuccini. She said it was the best she’s had in many years. And she thanked me for a wonderful dinner.

Wines of Italy Tasting

If you missed yesterdays dinner, then don’t miss the “Wines of Italy Tasting with Appetizers” at Monterosso's on Sunday, July 11th with a 3:00 or 6:00 seating. You’ll enjoy 7 hand-crafted Italian wines (bottles for sale after dinner) matched with appetizers, cost is $29.95 per person, call for reservations: 509-946-4525.

Monterosso’s Restaurant is an independently owned and operated restaurant, located in a train car across from Atomic Ale Brewpub in Richland, Washington. Oh yes, we’re going back for more.

Cheers!

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