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(AUDIO) Episode 250 – A Toast To a Big Milestone

(2019) It’s time to party! We begin this week’s show by taking a moment to celebrate our 250th episode.  A big thank you to all our sponsors who make this possible, and a special thanks to YOU for listening to the show.  We have 6 seasons under our belt, and are preparing for our 7th …

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(AUDIO) Episode 249 – The Hops Have It!

(2019) Drinking delicious craft brew is one thing; making it yourself is something completely different. That’s what our new friends at Single Hill Brewing of Yakima are discovering.  Yet as they brew, they’re do some new and different things themselves that you’ll enjoy hearing about.  We also learning the story behind Noble Estate Vineyard and …

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(AUDIO) Episode 248 – Breaking News: Cop Makes Wine

(2019) So, a police officer and a crime reporter walk into the same crime scene.  And after a few dates fall in love.  What’s Next? Wine! This week, we take you to the home of Guardian Cellars and Newsprint Wines to meet the couple behind these Woodinville labels.  You have the right to remain thirsty!  …

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(AUDIO) Episode 247 – A River Runs Through It

(2019) One of the Northwest’s most beautiful areas has become one of the region’s newest AVAs. This week, we take you to Elkton, home of River’s Edge Winery, where we hear their tory and better understand the difference a little coastal influence can make!  Then, we’re off to Bend for a look behind the scenes …

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(AUDIO) Episode 246 – Rapunzel’s Favorite Rose’

(2019)  When Rapunzel lets her hair down from this high tower, someone usually climbs up with a great glass of wine! This week we meet the people behind Hightower Cellars of Red Mountain, and learn the story behind their success.  Then, we’re off to Mount Vernon, where the historic Skagit River Brewery is under new …

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(AUDIO) Episode 245 – A Delicious Spanish Invasion

(2019)  They’ve been a family power in Spanish wine for over a century, and now they’ve picked the Pacific Northwest as their new home. This week, we get acquainted with the Spaniard and the French winemaker who have set-up shop in Walla Walla at Valdemar Estates.  We also take a road trip to the beautiful …

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(AUDIO) Episode 244 – It’s Okay to be a Little Odd

(2019)  So, you don’t fit-in perfectly.  Don’t worry about it: It’s perfectly fine to be a little odd. That’s what we discovered on a recent visit to British Columbia, home of Odd Society Spirits.  The Vancouver distillery was built in a former motorcycle shop, and their products will take you on quite a ride!  We …

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(AUDIO) Episode 243 – Wine, Cheese, and So Much More

(2019)  It’s one thing to produce some really good wine in one of the most beautiful places on Earth.  These people also make their own cheese, meats, and the homemade crackers are to die for! We’re on the road this week to Oregon’s Applegate Valley, where we meet the couple behind Wooldridge Creek Winery and …

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(AUDIO) Episode 242 – A Canadian and his Wine

(2019)  His Canadian up-bringing exposed him to wine, but Washington is where he’s perfected his craft. On this week’s show, we meet the people behind Cadaretta Winery and Southwind Vineyard in Walla Walla. There’s a great story behind the name on the label, as well as what goes into the bottle! Then we’re off on …

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(AUDIO) Episode 241 – Island Breezes and Brews

(2019)  We definitely have some wine to talk about this week, but we also have some delicious beer that requires a little “island hopping.” On a recent trip to Kauai, host Brian Calvert and “Director Drew” met the crew from Kauai Beer Company and learned more about the craft beer scene on the small Hawaiian …

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