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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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(AUDIO) Episode 207 – “Brewing Cooperation & Collaboration”

  (2018) Maybe you’re interested in brewing your own beer, but don’t have the resources or desire to do it all yourself? Boy, do we have a flying bike for you! The guys behind Flying Bike Coop Brewery stop by to share their story of helping everyone make good beer. You can be as involved …

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(AUDIO) Episode 206 – “Apples Aren’t Just For Eating”

  (2018) Talk about a booming industry!  Sure, we’re adding more wineries and breweries by the year, but at the core of all this growth is cider!  We have a conversation with the Northwest Cider Association about how it’s members are keeping up with increased demand. This week, we also meet the women of Orlison …

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(AUDIO) Episode 205 – “All Aboard! Time For Wine!”

  (2018) Down by the station, early in the morning, see the little wine bottles all in a row!  This week, we share the story of Cote Bonneville and Train Station Wines, an operation in the Yakima Valley that’s housed in a beautifully refurbished train station. Then, we head down the road to Richland and …

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