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Northwest Wine Night – “Pianists, Plunking, and Pinots” (ep185)

  Have you tickled the ivories lately?  We tickle, and even tinkle our way through this show as we enjoy two delicious bottles of Northwest-made Pinot Noir.   You do understand how pianos made their way into our conversation, right?  Pinots?  Pianists?  Well, we WERE drinking, so it seemed like a natural progression at the time, …

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Northwest Wine Radio – “Ranch Style Wines in Idaho” (ep174)

(SEASON PREMIERE) We kick-off our 4th season of the show with a new name, and an unforgettable trip!  We now call our show “Northwest Wine Radio,” and our first stop in season 4 is Eagle, Idaho, where we connect with 3 Horse Ranch Vineyards. Then, it’s off to Dundee, where we meet Page Knudsen Cowles …

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Northwest Wine Night – “Seven Minutes In Heaven” (ep184)

  Welcome to Season 7 of Northwest Wine Night!  We’re back with a brand new season, and TONS of reasons to enjoy wine made in the Pacific Northwest.  We kick-off Season 7 with a couple of White Blends, and a game filled with the number “7,” hence the title of this episode.  Yep, we’re headed …

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Ask Bob: “A Closer Look At Mourvedre” (ep 28)

We ask Bob this week to tell us more about the varietal known as Mourvedre.   Ever have a question about wine but didn’t know who to ask?  Why not ask Master of Wine Bob Betz?!  Every week on Northwest Wine Radio, our listeners “Ask Bob” the best questions, and one of the nicest guys …

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Northwest Wine Night Radio – “Drink Wine, Be Happy” (ep 159)

In this episode, we meet a couple of women who have made names for themselves here in the Northwest.  First, Kerry Shiels of Cote Bonneville stops by and tells us about how she makes some really delicious bottles of wine.  Then, Tami Joyce & Jen Akin of Seattle Distilling Company join us…we haven’t had this …

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Northwest Wine Night Radio – “Passing The Cork Baton” (ep 157)

  You’re a founding winemaker of an entire region, and now it’s time to hand over the reigns.  Master of Wine Bob Betz of Betz Family Winery is turning things over to winemaker Louis Skinner, and the pair join us with how they’re making the transition of a lifetime. Did you know there’s an entire …

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Northwest Wine Night Radio – “Good Clean Adult Fun” (ep 156)

What’s in a name?  If you pick the right name, A LOT!  Just ask the people behind Naked Winery in Hood River.  You’ll love their story, and why they chose to go a little risque in order to make wine approachable for everyone. And wine can certainly be a family affair!  We meet the Kitzke …

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