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 […]

Washington Wine of the Week – Selections for Spring, 2017

For the week of June 11, 2017: Bergevin Lane Vineyards 2013 She-Devil Syrah – Sourced from the Francisca Vineyards in the Walla Walla Valley and Stone Tree Vineyards in the Wahluke Slope region, this beautifully balanced Syrah opens with smoky aromatics that lead to understated, dark blackberry flavors and nuances of toasted oak. Co-fermented with […]

Dan is on the Air!

Be sure to follow my radio spot, “Washington Wine of the Week” every Thursday at approximately 4:20 pm on KGMI 790AM in Bellingham. (The previous week’s spot runs one hour prior at about 3:20 pm in case you’ve missed it.) During that time, I’ll be chatting with Tracy Ellis, the host of KGMI’s “Your Afternoon […]

The Bellingham Northwest Wine Festival

Saturday, August 5, 2017: 6:00 to 10:00 pm for VIPs, 7:00 to 10:00 pm for General Admission This year’s Bellingham Northwest Wine festival promises to be bigger and better than ever! More wineries, more food vendors, and more fantastic wines from the Pacific Northwest. In addition to the public tasting event at the Four Points […]

Washington Rose Wines: A Fashionable Choice That’s Here to Stay

This article originally appeared in the June, 2017 issue of Bellingham Alive Magazine As little as 20 years ago, rosé wines from Washington wineries were, more often than not, likely to be a novelty instead of a tasting room standard. But since that time, rosés have really caught on; almost to the point that they’ve […]

Walla Walla Valley “World of Syrah”

June 15 to June 17, 2017: Join more than 60 Walla Walla Valley winemakers, internationally known guest winemakers, and celebrated chefs in exploring one of the world’s most renowned grape varieties – Syrah. Taste and compare wines from the Walla Walla Valley, and three other leading wine regions from around the world during a captivating […]

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