Monthly Archives: December 2018

Washington Wine of the Week – Selections for Fall, 2018

For the Week of December 9, 2018: Hedges Family Estate 2016 Red Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon – This spectacular Cab from winemaker Sarah Hedges clears the 75-percent threshold by one point to earn a single varietal label. But it’s the 24-percent of supporting characters (Merlot, Syrah, Cabernet Franc and Malbec) that steal the show by adding […]

At Home on Whidbey Island: Wine Bars and Tasting Rooms

This article originally appeared, in part, in the December, 2018 issue of Bellingham Alive Magazine Whidbey Island wine enthusiasts have reason to be happy. In addition to seven wineries clustered around the southern half of the island, the north end of Whidbey lays claim to two outstanding venues that are perfect for wine tasting: The […]


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 […]