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(AUDIO) Episode 228 – A Cephalopod Walks Into a Train Station…

(2018)  Sometimes, the person in charge of writing “titles” for the show gets a little too creative.  However, it IS true this episode features both cephalopods and train stations. First, we sit down with one of Washington’s female winemakers to get the story behind her two labels:  Cote Bonneville and Train Station.  Both are based …

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(AUDIO) Episode 227 – When Bend is not Bend

(2018)  Who are we kidding?  There’s no place like Bend, Oregon. But as you’re about to find out, just because the name says “Bend” doesn’t mean that’s the entire story. This becomes much more clear as we sit down with the people behind Bend Distillery and learn more about their line of fine spirits AND …

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(AUDIO) Episode 226 – Oregon’s Monkless Nobility

(2018)  Maybe you’re reading the title of this week’s show and thinking “what?”  Well, we were just trying to be clever with the names of our guests. First, we sit down with the people behind Eugene’s Noble Estate Vineyard & Winery, and learn how this operation out in the country has become a major player …

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(AUDIO) Episode 224 – School of Wine

(2018)  Every fall presents a challenge for our show.  It’s harvest time, which means the people who are normally guests, are busy in the vineyards.  Since we taped this show during harvest, we thought it might be fun to do something a little different. For the first time ever on Northwest Wine Radio, we’re going …

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(AUDIO) Episode 223 – Beer Newbie Celebrates Medal

(2018)  This week’s show is a “trifecta” in the adult beverage world, featuring stories of wine, beer, and spirits. Not every brewer strikes gold in the first year.  Then again, the guys behind Yakima’s Single Hill Brewing aren’t just any brewers.  You’ll definitely enjoy the story of their beer, as well as their “good vibes” …

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(AUDIO) Episode 222 – “From Waikiki To Winston”

(2018)  It’s just about that time of year when the gray skies and the rain make Hawaii sound really tempting.  Well, one of our guests this week brings the magic of the islands to his wine.  We meet up with the people behind Freed Estate Winery in Winston, and find out how Hawaii influences every …

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(AUDIO) Episode 221 -“It’s Time For Urban Wine”

(2018)  Visiting a tasting room in the heart of wine country is definitely a unique experience, but more and more, tasting rooms are finding homes in the middle of Northwest cities. Seattle’s Elsom Cellars is one of these success stories.  Their winemaker shares what they’re bringing to the city, as well as the challenges she’s …

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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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