Greetings Wine Lovers! Are you ready for some great wines from Washington and the Pacific Northwest? I’ve got plenty of recommendations to offer in a variety of styles, flavor profiles and price ranges that should make any wine enthusiast happy. In addition, my web site will give you the latest on wine-related events I’ll be […]

August is Washington State Wine Month!

August is Washington State Wine Month, and now more than ever, the State’s 1,000+ wineries need your support. If you can’t visit a Washington winery because of travel restrictions, please take the time to order on line or purchase wine from your local retail wine shop or grocer. And remember, when you buy Washington wine […]

Washington Wine of the Week – Selections for Summer, 2020

For the week of August 2, 2020: Joseph Christy Vineyards 2017 Estate Syrah – This spectacular wine was awarded Double Gold and Best in Show honors at the 2020 Bellingham NW Wine Festival Judged Competition…and with good reason. Flawless from start to finish, it opens with pretty, floral aromatics of violets and rose petals, and […]

Hosting a Wine Tasting Party is a Perfect Small-Group Activity

This article originally appeared, in part, in the July/August, 2020 issue of Bellingham Alive Magazine Looking for a little social activity that’s low-cost, informative, and fun? Consider hosting a wine tasting party for a small group of friends; it’s a great way to stimulate conversation and lift your spirits while getting a fresh perspective on […]

Segura Viudas: Top-Quality Cavas From an Area Rich in Tradition

Located in Spains’ Penedes region, Segura Viudas was founded in an area with winemaking roots that have been traced back over 800 years. The winery itself was established in 1959, and those familiar with the Segura Viudas label have come to appreciate the winery’s reputation for producing consistently good sparkling wines at very affordable prices. […]

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