Bellingham’s Vinostrology Offers Exclusive Wine Tasting Sessions

Katie Bechkowiak, owner of Bellingham’s Vinostrology Wine Lounge is offering wine tasters an exclusive, closed-door opportunity to taste and learn about wines. The sessions will take place on a designated Wednesday evening at 7:30 pm, at which time you’ll taste through eight wines and learn about the process she uses to select and serve wines […]

Revelry Vintners Opens New Southside Walla Walla Winery

Shontina Coers, Revelry Vintners General Manager reports: On May 4 2018, Revelry Vintners will celebrate the much anticipated Grand Opening of their nearly 12,000 square-foot destination winery on the Southside of Walla Walla, a milestone that marks 12 years of hard work, dreaming and determination. With a strong emphasis on showcasing a sense of place, […]

Vinostrology Shines as Downtown Bellingham Wine Bar and Lounge

This article originally appeared in the April, 2018 issue of Bellingham Alive Magazine Bellingham native Katie Bechkowiak had plenty of prior experience in the restaurant and wine industries when she began toying with the idea of opening up her own wine bar. Then, while wrapping up a visit to the city’s Bloedel Donovan Park, she […]

Washington Wine of the Week – Selections for Winter, 2018

For the week of March 11, 2018: Gravel Bar Winery 2015 Dry Riesling – Winemaker Joshua Maloney does a nice job with this oftentimes sweet varietal by limiting the sugar and focusing on the fruit and acidity qualities of the grape. Apple, citrus, mineral notes and a crisp, clean finish highlight a wine with excellent […]

Vineyard Location, Elevation Aspect All Work Together to Protect Vines During Cold Weather

Photo and story from Wine Yakima Valley: Owning a vineyard is like owning any other real estate: Location is everything. Well, maybe not EVERYthing. In viticulture, it’s not only where the vineyard is located; it’s also about how it is positioned. Elevation, slope and aspect (direction of slope south, southwest, etc.), play a critical role […]

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