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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 Spring, 2017

For the week of April 23, 2017: Thurston Wolfe 2016 Lemberger Rose and Martinez & Martinez May Mae 2015 Rose of Cabernet Sauvignon – Here are a couple of great examples of how many colors, flavors and sweetness levels you’ll find in Washington Rose. The rby-hued Thurston Wolfe Rose features understated red currant, rhubarb and […]

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. During that time, I’ll be chatting with Tracy Ellis, the host of KGMI’s “Your Afternoon Show.” I’ll feature a recommendation of a select Washington wine each week and also give you my […]

Amazing Array of Wines Can Cover Any Scenario During the Northwest’s Fickle April Weather

This article originally appeared in the April, 2017 issue of Bellingham Alive magazine. There’s an old saying around the Pacific Northwest this time of year, “if you don’t like the weather, just wait a minute.” April is one of those crazy, capricious months where the calendar says spring, but the weather doesn’t always agree. Hail, […]

Washington Wine of the Week – Selections for Winter, 2017

For the week of March 12, 2017: DeLille Cellars 2014 D2 Red Wine – This combination of primarily Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon has a surprisingly bright base of red fruits including raspberry, cherry, and even cranberry. Underneath this lies a subtle, darker layer of chocolate and black olive with a touch of sweet cedar on […]

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