Welcome!

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 Summer, 2017

For the week of August 6, 2017: Lost River Winery 2013 Merlot – Winthrop winemaker John Morgan shows why Washington is still a force in the world of Merlot with this exceptional release. Dark berry fruit, black licorice, hints of chocolate and a plush, juicy finish with a touch of minerality highlight this gem of […]

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 […]

Dates Announced for 2018 Taste Washington Festival

SEATTLE (August 1) – Coming off its biggest year ever, Taste Washington will be back for another four-day festival March 22-25, 2018. The announcement comes as we raise a glass to Washington State Wine Month, a month-long celebration featuring wine promotions and special offers at participating retailers, hotels, restaurants and tasting rooms across the state. […]

Left Coast Wines from Washington, Oregon and California are Enough to Keep Any Wine Lover Happy

This article originally appeared in the August, 2017 issue of Bellingham Alive Magazine What would happen to the wine industry in the United States if, by some crazy chance, Washington, Oregon, and California were hit by a devastating plague that wiped out every vineyard in the three-state area? Would it be the “end of the […]

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 […]

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