On a Budget? These Under-$20 Choices Prove There’s Good Wines to be Had in This Price Range

This article originally appeared in the January, 2017 issue of Bellingham Alive magazine With the holidays a distant memory in the rearview mirror, it’s time to focus on a new year, new beginnings, and, unfortunately for many of us, a fresh new set of credit card bills from the past season. The reality of our […]

Vancouver International Wine Festival

February 11 to 19, 2017 – One of the biggest and best wine festivals in the world is returning to Vancouver, British Columbia for nine days of wine-related events. Wine luncheons, dinners, minglers, and seminars are on tap, along with three day’s worth of International Festival Tastings that will feature approximately 780 wines from 180 […]

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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 […]

Washington Wine of the Week – Selections for Fall, 2016

For the week of December 18, 2016: Thurston Wolfe Winery 2012 Petite Sirah – There’s nothing petite about this red varietal and although it’s used primarily for blending purposes in Washington, a few wineries, including this release from Dr. Wade Wolfe, have ventured into the stand-alone category with excellent results. Slightly smoky aromas start you […]

Venture Out of Your Wine-Spending Comfort Zone and Consider These “Splurge” Wines

This article originally appeared in the December, 2016 issue of Bellingham Alive magazine. Whether it be gift-giving, party hosting, or just plain old everyday shopping…this is the time of year when many of us pull out all the stops. Holiday gatherings with good friends, good food, and of course, good wines, seem to make the […]

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