Category Archives: Past Articles

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, […]

West Coast Features Wine Festivals from Vancouver, BC to Bellingham to Seattle

This article originally appeared in the March, 2017 issue of Belligham Alive magazine. One of the many great things about living in Bellingham and the Whatcom County area is the “small town feel” the region carries while still lying in close proximity to two major metropolitan areas. With Vancouver, British Columbia to the north and […]

Treveri Cellars Fast Becoming a Washington Sparkling Wine Institution

This article originally appeared in the February, 2017 issue of Bellingham Alive Magazine Like a fine bottle of sparkling wine, Treveri Cellars, located just east of Yakima, has burst onto the Washington wine scene with style, character, and an understated air of elegance that have made it a Champagne-inspired favorite of many area wine enthusiasts […]