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Whatcom County wines range from traditional varieties featuring Yakima Valley grapes to very unique blends and ingredients, including locally-grown raspberries and hazelnuts. The wineries are open year-round for tastings and tours. Distilleries include an apple orchard making its own vodka, and an urban moonshine maker. Great bars and happy hours are also plentiful.
Wine & Spirits Resources
If you love cocktails…
Come try our stunning range of decorated cocktails at Snowy River Cocktails in Bellingham (next to Mt.Baker Theater). We love taking the ordinary and making it truly extraordinary. Our cocktails feature Snowy River cocktail decorating products manufactured here in WA.
Our customers just love our colors, our textures, the balance of our cocktails, as well as the thrill of trying something fun and new.
Samson Estates Winery is an artisan family-owned winery producing unique and flavorful fruit and dessert wines. We source high-quality red and white wines from the finest growing regions in Eastern Washington.
Cozy deco era cocktail bar in Bellingham’s historic Fairhaven district. Craft cocktails, wine, beer and tasty bites and sweets. Happy hour daily 3-6 pm.
One of Northwest Washington’s largest apple orchards. U-Pick apples and pumpkins. Farm market features fresh, locally grown produce. All-new 14,000 square-foot building offers an expanded farm market, distillery, gift shop plus a bistro and bakery. Available for Private Events.
DownTime Taps represents the first self-serve establishment in Washington State and truly allows the consumer to dictate the brewery, type and amount of beverage they prefer. With 32 taps and a passion for supporting the remarkable amount of local brewing talent present in the Northwest, Chay and Tomas have created a taphouse for the masses. Not a beer fan? Don’t worry, they also have Cider and wine On tap. Now, go “Experience the pour”.
Enjoy a unique, flavorful experience and connect with craft mead drinkers. Artivem Mead Co. takes a creative and personal approach to this delicious craft beverage. Come share life with us and inspire your taste buds.
Located in the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel, B-Town Kitchen & Raw Bar evokes a fun, urban dining experience. True to its roots, B-Town’s dining room offers a familiar Northwest coastal vibe paired with a mouthwateringly mod twist. Fresh, fun, innovative featuring quality ocean to table cookery.
Come dine with us and taste the most delicious, delightful and flavor-filled Italian food you can imagine! Pair these entrees with a wine to exalt the experience to a whole new level and you have an evening to remember for a very long time.
The Shakedown, and our attached bar, The Racket, has quality live music, a pinball lounge, authentic cheesesteaks and affordable cocktails. We serve food from 11 am to 11 pm and The Racket never has a cover. Check our website for show listings.
The Whatcom Beer and Wine Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that organizes community-based fundraising festivals including Bellingham Northwest Wine Festival and Bellingham Beer and Music Festival. Proceeds go to human and social service agencies serving Whatcom County.
Thousand Acre Cider House is a place for all to discover and enjoy cider. There is always something new to try with a rotating tap list of 24 craft ciders and beer. Our bottle shop adds 200+ bottled ciders sourced from the PNW and beyond. We are cider purveyors with a mission to guide first-time and seasoned cider drinkers alike to the perfect pour.
The Aslan Depot serves as a barrel-aging facility, taproom, and event space located in the historic Union Depot building in downtown Bellingham. Featuring a diverse range of artisan beer, cider, and wine. Aslan’s barrel-aged, blended, and unique brews are joined by guest taps of varied craft breweries.