Monthly Archives: September 2007

San Juan Vineyards Winemaker Off to a Great Start

This week we continue our look at San Juan Vineyards, located on picturesque San Juan Island and just a short drive from the Friday Harbor ferry terminal. Although the winery has earned accolades in the past, one of the reasons for its recent success is undoubtedly due to the skills of winemaker Chris Primus. Primus […]

Take a Trip to the San Juan Islands for Beautiful Scenery, Wine Tasting

I recently paid a visit to San Juan Island and decided to forego the scenic, but lengthy ferry ride from Anacortes and take a flight out of Bellingham. In addition to some spectacular views of the islands and Mount Baker, the flight is relatively inexpensive – and fast. On the return flight it took only […]

Two Whatcom County Winery White Wines That Should Sell Out Quickly

Let me premise today’s column by saying this – go buy these wines now. Two local wineries are currently offering a newly released white wine, each of which provides consumers with even more good choices from an already impressive portfolio of wines. Mount Baker Vineyards features its first ever 2006 Roussanne (about $20). I like […]

Community College Provides Both Education and Good Wines

College Cellars is one of the only two-year teaching commercial wineries in the United States and Washingtonians will be pleased to know that the production facility is located at Walla Walla Community College. Now I know what you’re thinking. This wine can’t be any good…it’s made by a bunch of college students. But after a […]