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NW Wine Night Radio Ep 22

EPISODE 22 Ever been to Utopia?  Daniel Warnshuis (pictured above, right with wife Kathy) joins us from Utopia Estate Vineyard near Newberg, Oregon.  Estate operations are very unique, in that everything that goes into the wine bottle is produced right there.  From the grapes to the final product, Daniel walks us through how his small …

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NW Wine Night Radio Ep 20

EPISODE 20 We have two more winemakers to introduce you to this week, and they’re both making wine where you’d least expect it.  More and more, winemakers are creating delicious vino NOT in wine country, but in the middle of the city!  We get a chance to ask Bart Fawbush (pictured above, left) of Batholomew …

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NW Wine Night Radio Ep 19

EPISODE 19 It is time once again to sit down with someone who not only knows a lot about wine; it’s his job to put a wine list together at a popular restaurant.  Chris Horn, (pictured above, left) wine director at Purple joins us for a behind the scenes look at what goes into putting …

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NW Wine Night Radio Ep 18

EPISODE 18 Let’s meet a couple of guys from another boutique winery.  Theses are the smallest of the wine-producing community, yet they make some of the best wines!  On this episode, we’ll meet Frank Michiels and Andy Shepherd (pictured above ,standing) of 8 Bells Winery. Next, we’re off to the world of hard cider with …

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NW Wine Night Radio Ep 17

EPISODE 17 We didn’t have enough time with them last week, so Paco Joyce and Ishan Dillon of Seattle Distilling Company are back.  You remember?  The guys who met because of their kids?  They have a very small and unique operation that’s turning heads on Vashon Island and beyond. Wine maker Greg Fries (pictured above, …

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NW Wine Night Radio Ep 16

EPISODE 16 We speak with people who run all sizes of wineries on the show, but for the first time, we meet a guy who watches over several wineries.  Hal Landvoight (pictured above, seated) is director of wine making for Precept Wines, a company that manages several labels in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho.  It was really …

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NW Wine Night Radio Ep 15

EPISODE 15 He’s the consummate make-you-feel-at-ease wine know-it-all.   It’s a compliment, trust us, because to know this much about wine often comes with a snobby attitude.  But John Bigelow (pictured above, left) of JM Cellars is anything but a highfaluting fellow.   John spends some time with us not only telling his story, but offering …

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NW Wine Night Radio Ep 14

EPISODE 14 First on this episode, we take you to Oregon, and a unique gathering to celebrate the most produced white in the region!  Paul Durant joins us to explain the Oregon Chardonnay Symposium. We have a room full of winemakers for this one!  First, Jay and Debbie Dewitt (pictured above, center) from Dumas Station …

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NW Wine Night Radio Ep 13

EPISODE 13 We’re taking the show on the road again this week, traveling to north-central Washington and the waters of Lake Chelan.  It’s one of the state’s newest wine-making regions, and already it’s producing some fantastic vino.  Brian sits down with the Kludt family of Lake Chelan Winery.  Father Steve, Mama Bobbi, and son Jonny …

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NW Wine Night Radio Ep 12

EPISODE 12 While Valentines has come and gone, this episode of the show is a handy one if you’ve ever had questions about pairing wine with chocolates.  We brought the best of both worlds together by inviting Dana Kemmerling (pictured above, right) of Theo Chocolate and Kristine Bono (pictured above, left) of Alexandria Nicole Cellars.   …

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