Pacific Rim: Dedicated to Riesling 365 Days a Year

This article originally appeared in the February, 2020 issue of Bellingham Alive Magazine Lengthening days, ever-so-slightly warmer temperatures, and a gradual shift in wine drinker preferences from red to white are all signs that spring is just around the corner. But at Pacific Rim Winery, located in West Richland near the Tri-Cities, the focus on […]

Tickets for 2020 Taste Washington Go On Sale January 17

NOTE: All events for Taste Washington 2020 have been cancelled. Please check back in early 2021 for next year’s event information. March 19 – March 22, 2020: Taste Washington, the largest single region Festival of its kind, returns to Seattle with four days of wine-related events. In addition to dinners, seminars and a Sunday brunch, […]

Here’s a California Zin to Put on Your Must-Try List for 2020

The Prisoner Wine Company 2017 Saldo Zinfandel (about $30) – Zinfandel can have that “bull in a china shop” persona when it’s made in a high-fruit, high-alcohol style. But this selection from the St. Helena, California, winery will dispel those preconceived notions by convincing you that Zin is quite capable of taking on an air […]

Tuscany’s Montecucco Region Producing Some Fine Sangiovese

Montenero Winery 2015 Montecucco Sangiovese DOCG (about $25) – This up-and-coming Italian wine region is producing some terrific Sangioveses that make excellent choices to pair with your meal. Bold and complex, with great finishing acidity, this wine features both brighter fruit flavors of red currant and cranberry, as well as darker undertones of black cherry […]

Prosecco, Port Make Excellent Wines During the Holiday Season (and Beyond)

Here are a few recommendations of Prosecco and Port that make excellent choices during the holiday season. But don’t stop there; they can be enjoyed any time of year…and at prices that make them budget-friendly, highly affordable wines. Masottina Prosecco di Treviso Non-Vintage Brut (about $15) – From Italy’s Veneto region comes this lovely little […]

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