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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 […]
In Memoriam: Gregg McConnell
It is with great sadness that I write about the recent passing of Gregg McConnell: work colleague, friend, and mentor. Gregg had a long and illustrious career in journalism, most recently as President and Publisher of the Tri-City Herald and Editor of Wine Press Northwest Magazine. I met Gregg in Hood River, Oregon in 2014, […]
Seasons Greetings and a Message from Dan
Greetings! As we close out this extraordinary year, I’d like to take just a minute to reflect on 2020 and offer a few thoughts on the coming year. We all know that the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic have touched every corner of our personal lives and local business communities. The Pacific Northwest wine industry […]
Red Wines With Turkey Dinner? Absolutely!
By now, most people know that “white wine with white meat and red wine with red meat” is an oversimplified adage that doesn’t hold up for all food and wine pairings. On the food side, the cooking method, the level of seasonings and spices, and even the sauces you use should all play a part […]
Dan is on the Air!
Be sure to follow my radio spot, “Washington Wine of the Week” every Thursday at approximately 4:20 pm on KGMI 790AM in Bellingham. (The previous week’s spot runs one hour prior at about 3:20 pm in case you’ve missed it.) During that time, I’ll be chatting with Tracy Ellis and Katie Gray, the hosts of […]