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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 Winter, 2020

For the Week of February 23, 2020: Silver Totem Winery 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon – Winemaker Tim Henley has does done an excellent job crafting this Wallula Vineyard-sourced Cab. It’s more savory than fruity with plenty of crushed herbs and cracked black pepper to complement the underlying blackberry and black current flavors, along with a nice, […]

Pacific Rim: Dedicated to Riesling 365 Days a Year

This article originally appeared in the February, 2020 issue of Bellingham Alive Magazine Lengthening days, ever-so-slightly warmer temperatures, and a gradual shift in wine drinker preferences from red to white are all signs that spring is just around the corner. But at Pacific Rim Winery, located in West Richland near the Tri-Cities, the focus on […]

Tickets for 2020 Taste Washington Go On Sale January 17

March 19 – March 22, 2020: Taste Washington, the largest single region Festival of its kind, returns to Seattle with four days of wine-related events. In addition to dinners, seminars and a Sunday brunch, the highlight of this annual food and wine lover’s epicurean delight is the Grand Tasting featuring over 200 wineries and 65 […]

Here’s a California Zin to Put on Your Must-Try List for 2020

The Prisoner Wine Company 2017 Saldo Zinfandel (about $30) – Zinfandel can have that “bull in a china shop” persona when it’s made in a high-fruit, high-alcohol style. But this selection from the St. Helena, California, winery will dispel those preconceived notions by convincing you that Zin is quite capable of taking on an air […]

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