Monthly Archives: May 2006

Syrah: Another Up and Coming Washington Red Wine

Several weeks ago I noted how well Washington State Cabernets are comparing with those produced in the rest of the world. Another red wine from Washington that is becoming increasingly popular and also worth considering is Syrah. Many Washington Syrahs are packed with fruit flavors, have subtle touches of spiciness, and pair well with a […]

Try These Terrific Wines from “Down Under”

Last month I taught a class at Bellingham Technical College that featured wines from Australia and New Zealand. It almost seems as if wines from “down under” have become an overnight sensation in the United States, when in fact the winemaking success of these countries has been going on for decades. If you like fragrant […]