Monthly Archives: October 2008
Over the next several weeks, I’ll be featuring wineries from Washington’s Yakima Valley and Rattlesnake Hills Appellations. Established in 1983, Yakima Valley is Washington’s oldest appellation and home to over 40 wineries, while Rattlesnake Hills, a schism of Yakima Valley, was granted appellation status in 2006 and includes 16 wineries. It’s impossible to pin down […]
If you’ve yet to try any wines from Spain I encourage you to do so. Most of Spain’s vineyards are located in the country’s warmer regions, meaning the wines produced there are generally big, bold and flavorful. These wines beg to be paired with food, but they’re also extremely enjoyable when served on their own. […]
Three notable wine tasting events are coming up in November, and one of them will take place here in Bellingham. Grape and Gourmet, the annual food and wine extravaganza hosted by Bellingham Bay Rotary Club, will be held at the Best Western Lakeway Inn on November 2. Tickets are available in two tiers; VIP’s pay […]
6:00 to 9:00 pm – Spanish Wine Dinner. A five-course dinner paired with five outstanding Spanish wines you say? Ole! Click on the Wine Classes page for more information.
During a recent trip to Spokane I paid a visit to Lone Canary Winery, which has always been a favorite of mine. While I was there, I had the good fortune of spending a bit of time with winemaker Mike Scott. Scott is wonderfully outspoken about his wines and has proclaimed that they are “unabashedly […]