Tag: Wine Knots

A glorious evening for the Wine Knots

Randy and Debbie Johnston host a Blarney Blast.

Joan Newcomer Slainte! (pronounced Slancha and meaning health) was the toast of the night as the Wine Knots celebrated St. Patrick’s Day at the home of Debbie and Randy Johnston. The “O’Johnstons” greeted us at the door dressed in perfect Irish attire. Tuesday certainly a glorious time for the wearin’ of the green. And indeed…

Mardi Gras comes to Robson Ranch

Vicki and Scott Baker treat the Wine Knots to Louisiana wines.

Joan Newcomer The Wine Knots gathered at Scott and Vicki Baker’s home to “laissez le bon temps rouler” in celebration of Mardi Gras! It was a grand time as the hosts welcomed us with Zydeco music and Mardi Gras hats and beads, which they acquired at the Mardi Gras Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana. For…

Wine Knots experience “Out of Africa” evening

Wine safari hosted by Theresa and Bill Peoples

Theresa Peoples Bill and Theresa Peoples hosted the Wine Knots on a brisk January evening in 2016 for a “taste of South Africa.” In January of 2011 Bill and Theresa traveled to South Africa for an unforgettable experience. They shared a homemade movie of their photos from the trip highlighting Victoria Falls, Tonganezi Lodge in…

Why not celebrate with the Wine Knots

Diane and Barry Williams celebrating the season with good food, good wine and greater friends

Joan Newcomer On a warm, sultry December night, the Wine Knots jingled on over to the beautiful home of Diane and Barry Williams. The setting was perfect to celebrate the Christmas season and toast the group that has become a “knot” of friendship over the last four months. We started the evening with a lovely…

Wine Knots say “Zum Wohl”

Joan and Chuck Newcomer with Jennifer Heinen

Joan Newcomer The Wine Knots gathered at the home of Chuck and Joan Newcomer and welcomed Jennifer Heinen, Chuck’s sister. Jennifer is a 40-year resident of Germany, 13 of which have been in the Eifel region, home of the Mosel River and the premier wineries of Germany. Four German wines produced in small family vineyards…

“Hand It” to the Wine Knots

Joan Newcomer 14 Hands, that is. It was a “Night of Favorites” for the Wine Knots at the home of Tom and Kathy Zumann. First Tom presented us with his favorite wine from the 14 Hands Winery called Hot to Trot. Tom shared that the 14 Hands Winery is in an area of Eastern Washington…

Why not another wine group?

Salud, the Wine Knots have arrived!

Joan Newcomer A call to order doesn’t really describe the inaugural meeting of Robson Ranch’s newest wine club, the Wine Knots. With a goal of meeting new friends and new wines, each couple invited was asked to bring a wine from their home state, if possible. The result was a tour across America. There were…