Nebbiolo

Wilridge Winery 2002 (about $25): I tried this little gem at the Zephyr Bistro near the Hotel Bellwether. The grapes are grown in the highly acclaimed Klipsun Vineyards in Washington’s Red Mountian appellation. It’s a lighter style red with hints of spice and bright red currant and cherry flavors. Outstanding!

Be Careful When Purchasing Organic Wines

You’ve probably noticed an increasing amount of space being dedicated to organic fruits and vegetables at your grocer. Wines made from organically grown grapes are also rising in popularity, and as they continue to claim more space in the wine section it’s important to know the specifics behind them. The USDA sets the standard for […]

Lone Canary Winery a Highlight of Spokane Tour

For the next three weeks I’d like to take you to some Spokane wineries that I visited last month. First up is Lone Canary Winery, with winemaker Mike Scott at the helm. Scott’s 2004 Sauvignon Blanc (about $10) is one of the better wines of this varietal that I’ve tried as of late. It exhibits […]

Wine Class at BTC

2:30 to 4:30pm – We’ll be tasting 3 varieties each of Syrah and Viognier from the Northwest and around the world. Click on the “Wine Classes” Page for more information.

Shiraz

Ebenezer, Barossa Valley 2001 (about $30): This wine is cram-packed with dark berry flavors and plenty of spice. Because of the limited quantities you won’t find it in stores, but they do serve it at Stars restaurant at Resort Semiahmoo. More additional information, please refer to the Category, “Bellingham Herald Articles” for the October 17, […]

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