Westport Winery Expanding

As it approaches its 10th anniversary, tiny Westport Winery on Washington’s coast is proving that success can come from equal parts innovation and hard work.

The 5,000-case winery has made big strides in its quality in recent years, thanks … Read More

With a Twist

In 2004, if you asked Izzy Ramos Foster where she’d be in 10 years, she definitely wouldn’t have expected to be at the western edge of the United States in Grays Harbor County.

At the time, the now 31-year-old was … Read More

Sand Verbena, Serenity Across the Sand

Chances are good that if you’ve driven through Tokeland, you stopped at the Georgetown Gas station for a fill-up or settled in for a game — or two — across the street at the Shoalwater Bay Casino.

If you … Read More

Wishkah River Distillery

Story and photos by Kyle Mittan

A pipe dream that became real is growing into big business for Josh Mayr.

Serendipity, for Josh Mayr, came on a sunny day in August 2009.

Mayr, then a new sales associate for an Aberdeen … Read More

When life gives you cranberries, make wine

Story by Jake Schild

Photos by Gabe Green

Update: In December 2015, the Cranberry Road Winery burned down. Thanks to the community’s support and the well-wishes from customers, the Tiffany’s are currently in the process of re-building. Follow their progress … Read More

Coffee 101

Oh, that elixir of the morning. It is estimated that half of the entire population of America drinks coffee daily. Averaging a little more than 3 cups each day, 150 million Americans start their day with an espresso, cappuccino, … Read More

Irish Coffee

Irish Latte

Pour in a rocks glass over ice: 1 1/2 shots Bushmills coffee­infused whiskey 1/2 oz of Simple syrup to sweeten

Fill with Half and Half to the top. Place fresh whipped cream on top. Garnished with a … Read More

Wine for each course

Our wine selections and food pairing suggestions this month come from Ryan and Karen Rowe, owners of GH Wine Sellars in Aberdeen.

First Course: Appetizer

Jarvis Lake William Blend 2006, Napa Valley, CA $230 Slice of sharp white cheddar garnished … Read More

Winter wine Picks

Four great wines to warm you and your tastebuds!

Wallace Brook Pinot Noir 2012 Willamette Valley Ore. Retails at $15 per bottle.

Wallace Brook is a “second label” from Adelsheim Winery of Newberg, OR., which means it easily provides … Read More

A Warm Irish Welcome

Winter on the Washington Coast can, at times, be overbearing. Wind can whip the rain against window panes and push people from the outdoors and into shelter.

Those who seek shelter from the Washington winter at Galway Bay in … Read More