Catherine Dillon CWM


Innovation critical in flooded wine market

In case you have not heard, times are tough for all business sectors, notwithstanding the wine industry.  The familiar landscapes I enjoy on a weekly basis are changing with the increased number of FOR SALE signs standing alongside vineyards. I have previously written and spoken out in favour of embracing innovation that will advance the wine […]


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Walla Walla Wine Country

Our Saturday was spent visiting the town and  wine area of Walla Walla, located 13 miles from the Oregon border.  Leaving Yakima Valley, it was about an hour’s drive, I think – I did not time the drive, there was so much to take in and besides our unofficial wine guide, […]


Pecan chocolate pie and pumpkin pie

Thanksgiving weekend

This was my first experience of Thanksgiving and it felt so familiar – no doubt all the American movies I have watched.  The gathering of friends and family to give thanks for what we have is a tradition going back to the arrival of Pilgrims, having survived harsh conditions and been blessed […]