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As a world traveler, I’m lucky enough to sample some of the best and most unique wines and spirits in every locale I visit. Let this category serve as your guide to wine tasting and beverage buying in any of the destinations I write about.

Ready… Set… Sip elegantly!

An idillic, rustic building with a sign saying Eagle Haven Winery stands against a beautiful blue sky.
Fall Date Night Ideas in Skagit County and Surrounding Areas

Some roads are better traversed by driving to soak in all their autumn splendor. The trees lining Ch…

Arriving by boat into Friday Harbor in the San Juans, picture taken from the boat as it enters the harbor filled with other boats, trees, and buildings making up the scenery.
Go Wine Tasting in the San Juan Archipelago

ANYTIME of year is perfect to visit the San Juan Islands and take the pace of life down a few notche…

Three tall beverage cans with the brand, "Hello my name is Odd Water" sit on a table in a black environment with bluish accent lighting.
Sober October? PNW brewers tap into tasty hop water

Opting out of alcohol consumption is a personal and multifaceted decision. Whether it stems from hea…

Puget Sound to Pinot: Perfect wine weekend in the Willamette Valley

Whatcha doing in four hours? If you hopped in the car now and head south, you could be winding …

An old, rust colored sign that says "finnriver" and features 3D metalic leaves. The sign hangs on the side of a silo.
Celebrate the Beauty and Bounty of the Earth at FinnRiver Farm and Cidery

Several weeks ago a slender, glass bottle of golden liquor was gifted to me. It was not the elixir o…

Eritage Resort
Your Travel Guide to the Best Walla Walla Wineries, Restaurants, and Shops

Planning a trip to Walla Walla? If you’re a wine-lover, you’ll find yourself returning there wheneve…

Do you own a winery, brewery, pub, restaurant, or wine glass? Let’s talk about wines and spirits! I love talking to readers, and I love reviewing new spots, so pretty much any combination therein is well within my happy place.

Get in touch and let’s talk about the best drinks in town!