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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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(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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(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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(AUDIO) Episode 214 – “A Little Wine, A Little Kombucha”

(2018)  Our first stop this week is Washington’s Puget Sound region, home to EFESTE’ Wines of Woodinville.  We learn the story behind the name, as well as the story of it’s winemaker….who actually began his adult life on the PGA tour! Then we’re headed to central Oregon to explore one of the hottest beverages today …

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(AUDIO) Episode 213 – “The True Story Behind The ‘Cheeks'”

(2018 – Season 5 Premiere)  We begin our 5th year on the radio with some good wine, and maybe a teeny-tiny bit of scandal.  After all, we’re going to reveal the true story of how Sweet Cheeks Winery in Eugene got it’s name.  We have some great laughs with the family that started this unique …

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(AUDIO) Episode 212 – “Good Wine From The Garden City”

(2018)  The Snake River Valley is producing some really fine grapes, and this week on the show, we meet one of the families turning those grapes into fine wine!  We’re on location in Idaho to visit with the crew from Cinder Wines of Garden City. Then, we meet the “bros” from Central Washington who have …

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(AUDIO) Episode 211 – “Aviation History By The Pint”

(2018)  Nothing beats good, locally made beer and a great story!  This week, you get both as we share the history and art that inspired the beer AND the name of Wingman Brewers in Tacoma. We also meet the wine maker behind the Alder Ridge Cellars label.  His work in Prosser includes work on another …

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(AUDIO) Episode 210 – “Wine History & Wine Block!”

  (2018) This week, we take a trip to Idaho to visit with the winemaker behind one of that state’s most well-known wineries.  You’ll really enjoy getting to know more about Ste. Chapelle Winery, and the story of it’s second label! We also get to know a couple of moms who have come up with …

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(AUDIO) Episode 209 – “A Partnership Beyond Wine”

  (2018) There are matches made in heaven, and then there are matches made in a wine barrel. Such is the case with the couple behind Washington’s Barrage Cellars. They share their story of balancing life, love, and grapes as we get a taste of the bold fruits of their labor.  Then, we visit with …

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