Whatcom County wines range from traditional varieties featuring Yakima Valley grapes to unique blends and ingredients, including locally-grown raspberries and hazelnuts. The wineries are open year-round for tastings and tours and the distilleries include an apple orchard making its own vodka, and an urban moonshine maker. Did we mention we have 17 craft breweries?
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Spend the day exploring Whatcom County wines and wineries. Offerings range from traditional varieties featuring Yakima Valley grapes to very unique blends and ingredients such as locally-grown raspberries and hazelnuts. The wineries are open year-round for tastings and tours, many featuring great views and relaxing settings.
Whatcom County’s locally grown products are also available weekly at the Bellingham Farmers Market. The downtown Saturday market at Depot Market Square, 1100 Railroad Avenue in Bellingham, runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (April through December).
Ready for some serious beer tasting? Bellingham and Whatcom County are now home to 17 popular craft breweries, including some of the most decorated and highly respected in the nation. The region’s natural beauty, abundant outdoor recreation and community-focused population has inspired a range of talented craft Brewmasters here.
Bellingham and Whatcom County are a fresh-food haven stretching deliciously between the Salish Sea and snow-capped Mount Baker. Explore Whatcom’s farmlands for fresh local flavors and unique agricultural experiences.
Bellewood Farms is the largest apple orchard in Western Washington and the winner of the GOLD for Best Distillery in Bellingham Alive’s 2020 Best of the Northwest! Stop by and enjoy locally made spirits (that you would never guess came from apples) in their tasting room, food from the café, tours of the orchard, and check the schedule to come during one of their live outdoor music sessions.