Monthly Archives: November 2017

Domestic, International Wines Make Easy Pairing Choices for Thanksgiving Dinner

The cool thing about the traditional Thanksgiving dinner is that it’s so easy to pair with a number of different wines. Red, white, Rose…you’re virtually guaranteed to find something someone likes with their turkey, stuffing and potatoes and gravy. Here are a few choices for you to consider: Les Dauphins Cotes du Rhone Reserve Blanc […]

Dan is on the Air!

Be sure to follow my radio spot, “Washington Wine of the Week” every Thursday at approximately 4:20 pm on KGMI 790AM in Bellingham. (The previous week’s spot runs one hour prior at about 3:20 pm in case you’ve missed it.) During that time, I’ll be chatting with Tracy Ellis and Katie Gray, the hosts of […]

Hellam’s Vineyard Offers a Great Selection of Wines from France, Italy, and Boutique Washington Wineries

This article originally appeared in the November, 2017 issue of Bellingham Alive Magazine Picture an “average” wine shop owner and you might envision a bespectacled, somewhat snobby old man who essentially turned his personal bottle collecting hobby into a 9-to-5 entrepreneurship. Jeff Hellam of Hellam’s Vineyard, a wine shop and wine bar in LaConner, couldn’t […]

Grape and Gourmet Wine & Food Tasting

Sunday, November 5, 2017 5:00 to 8:30 pm Bellingham Bay Rotary Club presents its annual fundraising event at the Silver Reef Hotel. Up to 30 Northwest wineries and over 10 local restaurants will be on hand to offer an impressive variety of food and wine samples throughout the evening. The event will include unlimited tastings […]