Best. Concert. Ever. – Episode 76


Just as you were beginning to think “There’s no way that panel on Northwest Wine Night can surprise me,” hold on to your seats.  This episode, like every other episode we produce, starts innocently enough.  Brian introduces that the panel will be tasting Viognier.   Well, that’s when the French accents suddenly come out, and then laughter follows.  At this point, we’ve had another fun show with great wine, but wait…there’s more.  So, you know those French accents we just told you about?  By the end of our little party, one of the stars begins to sing in French.    The wine was delicious, and so were this episode’s Twitter hash tags:

#Viognier  #LizSings  #WeCantCountThatHigh #wine  –— Use these as you Tweet about @NWWineNight

WINE FEATURED IN THIS EPISODE:  To make it easier for you to follow along and make a few notes, we’re going to tell you something the panelists NEVER know until they pick their favorites…the names of the wines, and which is number one, and which is number two…


1.———-2013 Viognier – Mark Ryan Winery, Woodinville WA

2.———2013 Viognier – Hip Chicks Do Wine, Newberg OR


PANELISTS:  Host Brian Calvert, who anchors the news weekend mornings on KOMO Newsradio, enlists his friends in Northwest media to be on each panel.  At the table this week:

Marina Rockinger (Twitter @MarinaRockinger) heard on Star 101.5fm in Seattle

Liz Dueweke (Twitter @Liz Dueweke) co-anchor of Q13 Morning News

Yashar Shayran (Twitter @ImpulseWine), Sommelier with

and Jeff Calvert, supporter of local wines with Legacy Companies (and no known relationship to our host, lol)
FILMING LOCATION:  We launch our 4th season of the show at the crown jewel of Woodinville Wine Country.  We’re filming on the grounds of the beautiful Chateau Ste. Michelle — inside their barrel room.  Special thanks to everyone at Chateau who made this possible…we had a great time, and Cora was the best hostess!

THANKS FOR WATCHING!  Be sure to share this episode with your other wine-drinking friends.  We release new episodes EVERY Thursday during the course of our season.  And keep in mind if you’d like to be introduced to the great liquor and beer being made in the Northwest, we have siblings for that!  Be sure to check out both Northwest Beer Night and Northwest Liquor Night.

The next new episode of Northwest Wine Night: The Internet Show will premiere right here on the website, Thursday, October 9th.

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