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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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Ask Bob: “Wine As An Investment” (ep 27)

Listener Denise writes to Bob “I’m curious about wine as an investment. What are the qualities you look for in a wine you want to increase in value?”   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 …

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Ask Bob: “Smells Like Vinegar” (ep 26)

Uh-oh.  From Kathleen: “I opened a bottle of wine recently and it smelled like vinegar. I wasn’t brave enough to try it, but am curious what might have been wrong?”   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 …

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Ask Bob: “What You Learn From Wine Smell” (ep 25)

From Listener Kevin: “I’ve heard Bob talk about the aroma of a wine. But what specific things can you pick up from just the smell of a wine?”   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 …

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Ask Bob: “Chenin Blanc 101” (ep 24)

This week, Bob helps us better understand what Chenin Blanc is, and why we should be drinking it!   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, and once …

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Ask Bob: “Keeping Open Bottles Fresh”

Listener Dominic asks Bob “Once you open a bottle, how long does it last? What’s the best way to prolong the life of an open bottle?”   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 …

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Ask Bob: “Cork Or Screw Top?”

This week, Kate asks Bob “Does the cork have any influence on the wine? Is a screw top, real cork, or fake cork better for the wine?”   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, …

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Ask Bob: “What REALLY Causes Wine Headaches”

Listener Nancy submitted this question: “I enjoy drinking wine, but sometimes it gives me a headache. What causes it (other than drinking too much)? A friend said sulfates.”   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 …

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Ask Bob: “Gamay 101”

  This week, Bob helps us re-discover Gamay, it’s characteristics, it’s taste, and most importantly, where to find it!   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, and …

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Ask Bob: “All About Wine Temperature”

From Tom: “Can Bob please offer some advice on what temperature I should keep my wine storage unit?  Does it vary with different types of wine?”   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 …

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