Monthly Archives: November 2013

Full-Bodied Whites, Carefully Selected Reds Will Pair Nicely With Thanksgiving

Today I’ll wrap up my pre-Thanksgiving wine planning series with a few more white wine suggestions along with some red wines, too. Full-bodied whites such as viognier and chardonnay should pair nicely with your Thanksgiving dinner. Whether they’re oaked or unoaked can be left to your taste preference, as neither style should pose any problems […]

The Key to Thanksgiving Dinner Wine Pairings: Variety!

Today and next week I’ll focus on wine selections that will complement your Thanksgiving Day meal, keep your guests happy, and make you look like sage-like wine connoisseur. As I’ve mentioned in years past, variety is the key. Keep plenty of different wine options available at the dinner table and you can hardly go wrong. […]

Wine Dinner at 9 Restaurant

December 7, 2013 – Join Dan and winemakers from four Whatcom County wineries for a sumptuous five-course dinner and wines. Each course, prepared by Executive Chef Nick Moss, will be perfectly paired with a current release. Wines to be served include a Mount Baker Vineyards 2012 Siegerrebe and 2004 Late Harvest Pinot Gris, a GLM […]

Visit Yakima Valley Wineries and Help Fight Hunger During Thanksgiving

Is there any holiday more food-centered than Thanksgiving? Even if you’re not into spending all day watching football and parades, most everyone gets together with family and friends to share a good meal. And where there’s good food there should always be good wine. With the Thanksgiving holiday just around the corner, why not get […]

Saving That Wine For Later? Then Proper Storage is a Must

We’re fast approaching the time of year when you may be purchasing extra wine for holiday parties and social events, or, perhaps, receiving wine as a gift. In either case, if you plan to hold the wines for an extended period of time, or, better yet, if you’d like to start your own wine collection, […]