briancalvert

Ask Bob: Spotlight On Pinot Gris

  This time around, we ask Bob Betz to help us better understand Pinot Gris, its characteristics, and it’s delicious flavor! 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 Night Radio, our listeners “Ask Bob” the best questions, …

Read More »

Northwest Wine Night Radio – “Wine + Guitars = Fun” (ep151) 1.30.17

EPISODE 151: Some have dreams of playing in a rock band, while others fantasize about making their wine.  On this week’s show, we meet Chris Gorman, who’s done both.  We find out more about the story behind Gorman Winery, and discover winemaker John Patterson of Patterson Cellars has a true passion that’s not necessarily wine. …

Read More »

Ask Bob: Converting A White To A Red

  Talk about needing to be delicate…Northwest Wine Night Radio listener Tim may be looking to economize with his question “Bob, I drink red, my wife drinks white.  How do I get her to consider trying a red?” Ever have a question about wine but didn’t know who to ask?  Why not ask Master of …

Read More »

Northwest Wine Night Radio – “A True Craftsman” (ep150) 1.23.17

EPISODE 150: He’s spent his life making custom furniture, but these days, doesn’t have time because of his wine adventure!  We’ll meet the man behind the appropriately named Craftsman Cellars, and then go to Narrows Brewing, where the view is as delicious as the beer! Speaking of beer, our friend Eric Radovich with the Washington …

Read More »

Ask Bob: When To Save, When To Drink

  Bonnie, a longtime listener of Northwest Wine Night Radio, wrote to Bob “Which wines do you bring home and drink right away, and which wines can be saved for a special occasion?” Ever have a question about wine but didn’t know who to ask?  Why not ask Master of Wine Bob Betz?!  Every week …

Read More »

Northwest Wine Night Radio – “A Different Kind of State” (ep148) 1.9.16

EPISODE 148: There’s the “Evergreen” state, the “Beaver” state, and apparently, the “Dystopian” state.  We meet the people behind Dystopian State Brewing, and discover that it’s not as frightening as its name might suggest. Then we’re off to Dayton, Oregon to meet the people behind Stoller Family Estate, and learn how a family farm has …

Read More »