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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 […]

Seasons Greetings and a Message from Dan

Greetings! As we close out this extraordinary year, I’d like to take just a minute to reflect on 2020 and offer a few thoughts on the coming year. We all know that the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic have touched every corner of our personal lives and local business communities. The Pacific Northwest wine industry […]

Red Wines With Turkey Dinner? Absolutely!

By now, most people know that “white wine with white meat and red wine with red meat” is an oversimplified adage that doesn’t hold up for all food and wine pairings. On the food side, the cooking method, the level of seasonings and spices, and even the sauces you use should all play a part […]

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 and Katie Gray, the hosts of […]

Washington Wine of the Week – Selections for Summer, 2015

For the week of September 21, 2015: Bonair Winery 2013 Yakima Valley Chardonnay – This nice little Chardonnay from the Zillah winery has everything you’d expect from this varietal: Gentle apple and tropical fruit flavors, a touch of toasted oak and a very reasonable $12-a-bottle or so price. Need an affordable, solid everyday white wine? […]