Monthly Archives: March 2008
Taste Washington Showcases Some of the State’s Finest Wineries
When it comes to planning social events and weekend activities my experience has been that Bellinghamsters are notorious procrastinators. Don’t think so? Then why, for example, do I get a barrage of phone calls on December 30 asking me what’s going on for New Years Eve? Yup, I’ve learned that when you live in the […]
Malbec Continues to Grow in Popularity Among American Wine Drinkers
Lately, I just can’t seem to get enough malbec. This red wine varietal has historically been a mainstay in France, Chile, and Argentina, but in the last few years it’s become increasingly popular in the United States. Malbec is generally a bit on the fruity side and very easy to drink because it doesn’t carry […]
Montinore Estate 2006 (about $17): Lots of nice, bright cherry and strawberry flavors and perhaps a touch of chocolate on the finish highlight this lovely wine from Oregon’s Willamette Valley. With a fairly high alcohol content for this varietal (13.8%), and a bit more body and flavor intensity than most, this is a Pinot that […]
Wine Class at BTC
2:30 to 5:00 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.
Ultra-High Priced Wines: Are They Worth It?
Would you spend $100 for a bottle of wine? My guess is that most people would consider it pure insanity to pay a triple digit price for any wine, no matter how good. But even if you felt you’d never pay that much yourself, wouldn’t you still be just a little curious to try one? […]