Monthly Archives: February 2017

Vancouver Wine Festival Offers Wine Drinkers Diverse Choices

This year’s Vancouver International Wine Festival focused on wineries from British Columbia and Canada and highlighted a wide-ranging array of choices from this relatively new wine-producing country. Both Western and Eastern British Columbia do a number of wines particularly well, with white varietals the clear-cut leader in terms of quality and variety. I attended both […]

Treveri Cellars Fast Becoming a Washington Sparkling Wine Institution

This article originally appeared in the February, 2017 issue of Bellingham Alive Magazine Like a fine bottle of sparkling wine, Treveri Cellars, located just east of Yakima, has burst onto the Washington wine scene with style, character, and an understated air of elegance that have made it a Champagne-inspired favorite of many area wine enthusiasts […]

Sips of the Season at Cosmos Bistro Featuring Portteus Winery

Saturday, March 3, 2017 3:00 to 5:00 pm Dan will moderate the latest edition of “Sips of the Season” at Cosmos Bistro, located at 1151 North State Street in downtown Bellingham. Cosmos Chef Cinnamon Burg will be preparing a number of small plates to pair with wines provided by Portteus Vineyards & Winery in Zillah […]

Wine Dinner at 9 Restaurant

Saturday, February 25 @ 6:00 pm – Join Dan as he moderates a very special 5-course wine dinner at North Bellingham Golf Course’s 9 Restaurant. All Washington wines featured during the evening will be either rated 90+ points or a gold medal winner at a previous wine competition. The wines will be served with perfectly-paired […]