Category Archives: Past Articles

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 […]

Don’t Ignore Those Red Wines Until After Summer…Enjoy Them Now!

This article originally appeared in the July, 2017 issue of Bellingham Alive Magazine Have you been ignoring red wines altogether during the summer months? Then it’s time to reconsider. Yes, a chilled white wine or rosé makes a great warm-weather adult beverage, but red wines deserve a little summertime love as well. Red wines pair […]

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 […]

Goose Ridge Provides Washington Wineophiles With Tasting Rooms Throughout the State

This article originally appeared in the May, 2017 issue of Bellingham Alive Magazine Since opening in 1999, Richland, Washington-based Goose Ridge Estate Vineyard and Winery has quietly and steadily become a major player in the state’s wine industry. 2,200 vineyard acres, four statewide tasting rooms, and four distinct labels – with a combined annual production […]

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, […]