Monthly Archives: March 2007
One of the biggest events of its kind with over 1,500 wines scheduled to be served. The International Festival Tasting, which runs from 7:00 to 10:00 pm March 29, 30 and 31 at the Vancouver Convention and Exhibition Centre, is the highlight of a week-long extravaganza of wine tastings, dinners and seminars running from March […]
It’s no secret why winemakers enter competitions. Besides seeing how they match up with other wineries, the luxury of stamping a bottle with a gold medal or a 90+ score can catch a consumer’s eye and boost sales without having to say another word. But which competitions winemakers choose – and there are plenty available […]
If you’ve never tried pinot blanc why not consider giving it a taste? It’s generally a medium to full bodied white wine with high acidity and flavor characteristics that range from citrus to apple to vanilla. The grape is grown in France, Germany, Austria and Italy (where it’s referred to as pinot bianco) and to […]
Is there ever such a thing as having too many wines to choose from? I don’t think so, and the choices for local wine lovers just got better with the recent opening of Gateway Wines in downtown Bellingham. Owner Mike Peterson, who also owns Bellingham’s DuJour Bistro and The Vines wine shop, opened Gateway Wines […]
2:30 to 4:30 pm – Wines from Walla Walla. Learn more about wines made from the Walla Walla appellation and by winemakers from this Washington grape growing region. A must-attend class for the serious red wine drinker! Click on the Wine Classes Page for more information.