Monthly Archives: June 2008
My first experience with Latah Creek Wine Cellars included a visit to their Spokane tasting room about 15 to 20 years ago. I seem to recall that they had several pretty decent white wines, some adequate reds, and something called Maywine, a mildy spicy offering that could best be described as “unique”. Like many Washington […]
2008 has been kind of a bizarre year for weather in the Northwest, hasn’t it? Snowfall in April, a fairly gloomy spring, and then plenty of cool, drizzly days earlier this month. To top it off, skyrocketing gas prices make it difficult to justify any kind of travel to a warm-weather getaway. But summer has […]
6:00 to 9:00 pm – Dan teams up with BTC Chef Marc Eilberg for an evening of Northwest food and wines that will showcase several Oregon wineries. Click on the Wine Classes Page for more information.
One of the best things about my job as a wine columnist is traveling to wineries and meeting with the people who are responsible for putting some great juice in my wine glass. A few weeks ago, I had another memorable experience when I spent some time with Rob Chowanietz, who oversees the operations of […]
Today we drop in on a conversation between a Bellingham wine tasting novice and our resident wine enthusiast (RWE). Novice: Lately I’ve been spending time with people who regularly drink wines and trying some new ones. Overall, I’m enjoying it, but when they throw out terminology like tannins, balance, and acidity, I get overwhelmed and […]