Monthly Archives: February 2006
New from Argentina: Tierra Del Sol
While attending a wine tasting event a couple of weeks ago at Bellingham’s Zephyr Bistro I came across a winery that’s new to our area – and one that I think you might enjoy.
Vancouver International Wine Festival
February 27 thru March 5, 2006 This is a week-long series of seminars, social functions, lunches, dinners and wine tastings at various venues in Vancouver, British Columbia. I always attend the International Wine Tasting – which takes place on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening (March 2, 3 and 4) – because it features so many […]
Check Out These Great Bargains for $10 or Less
It’s been awhile since I’ve mentioned some great wine bargains for $10 a bottle or less. And with the monthly reminders of past credit card charges during the holidays and the upcoming income tax deadline lurking, this seems as good a time as any to toss out a few wine suggestions for those on a […]
Give Your Reds Time to Breathe
“Give the wine time to breathe.” You hear the phrase frequently, but what exactly does it mean? Breathing is simply allowing the wine to become exposed to the air, which opens up the wine’s flavors and aromas and makes it more enjoyable. This is especially useful for red wines – particularly newer vintages – because […]
Wine Class at BTC
2:00 to 4:30 pm – Beginning Wine Tasting. The perfect class for those just getting started with wines. The format will be relaxed, yet informative, with plenty of wines to sample. No wine snob attitudes permitted! Click on the Wine Classes Page for more information.