Better late than never right?!? {crickets}. Fall is FULL of new fresh favorites I’ve been holding onto and I hope you enjoy them as well.

ImageA glimpse of Lawrence Orchards during apple harvest.

We’re heavy into apple harvest here at Lawrence Orchards and this apple cake with toffee crust is calling my name.

Wine Enthusiast just released their list of the Top 100 Best Buys (all under $15) and although we didn’t make the list this year, we appreciate all their hard work and congratulate the 14 in Washington including 2 in the top 10!

These close-up photographs of food scenes made with tiny figurines and amusing captions, view the whole collection here.

Dr. Vino warns “Don’t Fear the Sulfites“.

I’ve been a little burnt out on all the pumpkin recipes but think this one would be delightful to make this weekend and so easy.

Have you stopped by Woodinville for food truck Sunday yet? Get the schedule here.

Win two tickets for the Halloween Walk Wine next Thursday in Woodinville, it’ll be a doggie-good time!

Our Fall Wine Release is right around the corner (October 26), won’t you join us?

A very touchy subject for wineries, consumers and winemakers, but we must press on.

Finally, a lovely review of the 2010 Syrah. Thank you William!

Happy October & cheers!