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Wine Tasting Event at Dynasty Cellars

nullOctober 29, 2016 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm – Dan will moderate an afternoon of good food and wine at Bellingham’s Dynasty Cellars, located at 2169 E. Bakerview Road.

Four wines will be served, each with a perfectly paired appetizer prepared by 9Restaurant Executive Chef, Nick Moss.

Reservations are required and can be made by phoning the winery at (360) 758-2958.

Cost is $55 per person, with event proceeds benefiting Pass-The-Hat, a non-profit organization that provides financial relief to Whatcom County families in need.

Wine Dinner Series

Dan will be moderating a three-part wine dinner series at North Bellingham Golf Course’s 9Restaurant this fall and winter. Executive nullChef Nick Moss will prepare a five-course dinner at each event, with all courses designed around a perfectly paired wine selection. The impressive lineup will include the following:

November 5, 2016 – Hahn Family Wines from California, featuring Renee Zendejas, Director of Estate Operations.

December 10, 2016 – Whatcom County Wine Dinner, including wines from Dynasty Cellars, Samson Estates, a special library selection from Dakota Creek Winery, and more!

January 28, 2017 – Italian Wine Dinner, with an Italian-themed foods centered around five terrific wines.

All dinners take place at 205 West Smith Road in Bellingham and run from 6:00 to 9:00 pm. Reservations are required and can be made by phoning the restaurant at (360) 398-8300, extension 2.


Wine Dinner at 9 Restaurant

Friday, September 9, 2016 from 6:00 to 8:30 pm – Enjoy Pacific Northwest cuisine? Then be sure to join Dan for a five-course dinner featuring some of the best food our corner of the world provides…prepared by Executive Chef Nick Moss and served at North Bellingham Golf Course’s 9 Restaurant.

Each course will be perfectly paired with a wine from either Washington or Oregon, with choices from Cor Cellars, Apolloni Vineyards, Bellingar Estates, Gamache Vintners, and Jones of Washington on the menu.

The dinner will be served “under the tent,” at the restaurant’s outdoor facility with sweeping views of Whatcom County and Mount Baker. Dan will moderate the event, which opens with pass-around appetizers at 6:00 and second-course seating promptly at 6:30 pm.

Be sure to book your reservation by calling the restaurant at (360) 398-8300, extension 2.

Bellingham Northwest Wine Festival Coming August 6

Saturday, Augustnull 6, 2016  – As part of Bellingham Wine Week, wine enthusiasts will have reason to celebrate with a public tasting at the inaugural Bellingham Northwest Wine Festival, hosted by the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel (at left).

The event will feature up to 35 wineries from the Pacific Northwest and promises to be an unforgettable evening of good food, good wine, and a chance to meet and chat with a number of winemakers.

Two tiers of tickets are available: a $75 VIP option, with admission from 6:00 to 10:00 pm, a private tasting lounge with rotating pours, appetizers, a take-home swag bag, and a souvenir wine glass; and a $55 option, which allows you three hours of tasting and noshing from 7:00 to 10:00 pm as well as a souvenir wine glass.

Wines will be available for purchase at an on-site retail store, and medal-winning wines from an earlier judged competition will also be available for tasting.

All proceeds from the event benefit Brigadoon Service Dogs, a Bellingham-based non-profit organization.

Complete event information and ticket purchases can be found at

The World of Cabernet Sauvignon in Walla Walla

nullJune 16 to 18, 2016 – Come to Walla Walla for a three-day celebration of Washington’s most popular red varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon.

Included in the festivities will be a vintage pour at Dunham Cellars (already sold out), a winemaker panel and discussion at the Marcus Whitman Hotel and a Grand Cabernet Sauvignon wine tasting and winemaker dinner at Whitman College on the 17th.

On the 18th, a winemaker dinner series will be held at various locations throughout the Walla Walla Valley.

For complete event information and ticket purchases visit