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(AUDIO) Episode 220 – “A Cross Country Lifeline”

(2018)  It’s the story that’s been making the rounds in wine circles across the country. In a Northwest Wine Radio exclusive interview, we sit down with the Virginia winemaker who discovered someone had stolen two tons of grapes, and the Washington winemaker who came to his rescue.  You’ll definitely enjoy the story of how the …

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(AUDIO) Episode 219 – “The ‘Triple B’ of Hops”

(2018)  This week on the show, we give you an unforgettable tongue twister…and some really good beer!  We meet the guys behind Belfair brewing behemoth Bent Bine Brew Company (say that fast three times). Then, we’re off to Walla Walla for a tale of a doctor and his wine.  While most of his colleagues are …

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(AUDIO) Episode 218 – “Young Winemakers & Old Vines”

(2018)  Many winemakers, for lack of a better term, “get around.”  We mean that innocently enough, as often times you learn in one winery, grow in another, and blossom in yet another.  So goes the story of Caleb Foster, the young winemaker at J. Bookwalter Winery in Richland. Next, we take you to southern Oregon, …

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Drink of the Week – “Chocolate Orange”

It’s time to mix up something delicious! The “Chocolate Orange” is this week’s Drink of the Week. Justin Stiefel of Heritage Distilling Company joins our host, Brian Calvert, is presenting something new to try at home.   And you can hear Justin and Brian each week with these recipes on Northwest Wine Night Radio.  Come back …

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(AUDIO) Episode 217 – “Predictions for Harvest 2018”

(2018)  If the early predictions hold, the Northwest is in for another great wine grape harvest!  We check in with those keeping an eye on things in both Washington and Oregon and get their grape forecasts.  And then for those who enjoy craft beer, we have a hop prediction as well! Next, we meet the …

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Bites and Bottles – Pot Roast

Welcome to another food pairing where we take something you’d make for dinner and pair it with a wine, a beer or cider, and a spirit or cocktail. We call it Bites & Bottles, and we air them every week on Northwest Wine Radio.  Check out this edition of Bites & Bottles, featuring Chef Kathy …

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Drink of the Week – “Cherry Delight”

It’s time to mix up something delicious! The “Cherry Delight” is this week’s Drink of the Week. Justin Stiefel of Heritage Distilling Company joins our host, Brian Calvert, is presenting something new to try at home.   And you can hear Justin and Brian each week with these recipes on Northwest Wine Night Radio.  Come back …

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(AUDIO) Episode 215 – “It’s Family Wine Time!”

(2018)  How do you create a really good wine?  Well, when a mommy wine and a daddy wine love each other very much, of course!  Actually, there’s a better story about the family behind Armstrong Family Winery in Walla Walla, and you’ll certainly enjoy it. Next, we introduce you to a really good cook.  We …

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Bites and Bottles – Stew

Welcome to another food pairing where we take something you’d make for dinner and pair it with a wine, a beer or cider, and a spirit or cocktail. We call it Bites & Bottles, and we air them every week on Northwest Wine Radio.  Check out this edition of Bites & Bottles, featuring Chef Kathy …

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