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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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(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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