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Join us today for Beajolais Nouveau!

Le Pichet’s Fête de Beaujolais Nouveau kicks off tonight at 6pm.  Everyone is welcome and we hope to see you there. But if parties are not your style, you can still drop by Cafe Presse to sample the first new … Continue reading

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In the vineyards of Irouleguy

The tiny Basque town of  Irouleguy and its red roofed church are perched in the foothills of the Atlantic Pyrenees almost within sight of the Bay of Biscay.  The vineyards that make up the AOC encircle the town, lining the … Continue reading

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Join us for our Fête de Beaujolais Nouveau!

What:  Le Pichet’s 15th annual Fête de Beaujolais Nouveau When:  Thursday November 20, 2014, from 6pm until late Where:  Le Pichet, 1933 1st Avenue Le Pichet’s celebration of the first new wine of the year,  which will mark its 15th … Continue reading

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Seattle Times recommends happy hour at Cafe Presse

The Seattle Times calls Vin Expresse, Cafe Presse’s Paris-style happy hour “the best kept Happy Hour secret on Capitol Hill”…read  the article here.

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Tapping off some vinegar at Le Pichet

Finally, after many days of waiting, the red wine vinegar in our barrel at Le Pichet is ready for use. As described in an earlier post, last October we started a batch of vinegar using an old 3o liter oak … Continue reading

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Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrivé !

The Beaujolais Nouveau arrives today!  Hope to see you at tonight’s party at Le Pichet.

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Fête de Beaujolais Nouveau 2013 at Le Pichet

What:  Le Pichet’s 14th annual Fête de Beaujolais NouveauWhen:  Thursday November 21, 2013, from 6pm until late Where:  Le Pichet, 1933 1st Avenue Le Pichet’s celebration of the first new wine of the year,  which will mark its 14th year … Continue reading

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October wine dinner at Cafe Presse

What:  Wine dinner with Ed Adiss and Barbara Selig of Wine Traditions Import Company When:  Sunday October 6, 2013, 6pm Where:  The back room at Cafe Presse Café Presse  is proud to presents an evening with wine importers Ed Adiss … Continue reading

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“Le Petit Commerce”, Bordeaux France

The Petit Commerce, a bistro specializing in seafood, reminds me of two points regarding the city of Bordeaux that are not necessarily the first that come to mind when I think of this capital of wine. First, Bordeaux is a … Continue reading

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October 2013 Cooking Class: French Kitchen Basics

What: “French Kitchen Basics” Cooking Class, Demonstration and Supper presented by Chef James Drohman (each session limited to 16 students). When: Three different sessions of this class will be offered: Wednesday October 16, 2013, 6:30pm to 9:30pm Sunday October 20, … Continue reading

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