Monthly Archives: June 2019

Washington Wine of the Week – Selections for Summer, 2019

For the week of June 23, 2019: Barnard Griffin Winery 2017 Syrah – Looking for an easy-to-drink, everyday red wine that won’t cost a lot and yet delivers on flavor and character? This excellent selection from Richland’s Barnard Griffin will check all those boxes and may make you wonder how a wine this reasonably priced […]

Canvasback Unveils New Walla Walla Tasting Room

Canvasback announces the opening of its new tasting room at 1825 J B George Road in Walla Walla, Washington. The Southside tasting room, which was formerly the home of Solemn Cellars and Doubleback Winery, will be dedicated exclusively to the winery’s portfolio of Washington State wines, including the Red Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon, and Canvasback’s pinnacle […]

Washington Wine of the Week – Selections for Spring, 2019

For the week of June 16, 2019: Tertulia Cellars 2016 Riviere Galets Vineyard Syrah – Sourced from the winery’s estate vineyard in Milton-Freewater, Oregon (which is included in the Walla Walla AVA), this Syrah may be one of the best you’ve ever tasted from Washington State. Explosive flavors of raspberry preserves, black plum, and cassis, […]

Polarizing Yet Popular, Pinot Noir is Undeniably at its Best as a Food-Pairing Wine

This article originally appeared, in part, in the June, 2019 issue of Bellingham Alive Magazine Like it or not, Pinot Noir, especially when served with food, is irrefutably one of the best red wines to have on the menu. But Pinot’s practically mandatory link to food is often viewed as both its own best friend […]

Mark Your Calendar for These Outstanding Wine Events Coming in 2019

February 16 and 17 – Yakima Valley Red Wine & Chocolate: Over 40 Yakima Valley, Washington wineries will be participating in this two-day event. For complete information: wineyakimavalley.org February 23 to March 3 – Vancouver International Wine Festival : This year’s Festival in Vancouver, BC will feature over 160 wineries from 15 countries including 53 […]