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Northwest Wine Radio – “I Like IKE & Sharing The Bounty” (ep198)

  (2018)  While the name sure does sound presidential, it’s the wine that gets top billing at this place!  We sit down with the people behind Isenhower Cellars of Walla Walla, and talk about decades of delicious wine. Then we meet the guys behind Hanson Vineyards and Franchere Wine Company.  Two different operations, based in …

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Northwest Wine Radio – “Racetracks & Rebel Winemakers” (ep197)

  (2018)  Our toast to “Taste Washington Wine Month” continues with a visit with Steve Warner, head of the Washington Wine Commission. Steve tells us all about the fun events planned for the rest of the month. We also get to meet a unique winemaker who’s putting her own special touch on two different Northwest labels:  …

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Northwest Wine Radio – “Wine Embraces Its Feminine Side” (ep196)

  (2018)  We kick off “Taste Washington Wine Month” with a visit from one of the state’s premiere female winemakers.  She shares a really fascinating look at the “feminine” influence on the delicious wine made at Warr-King Wines in Woodinville. Then, we have a conversation with the Northwest’s “first family” of craft brewing.  The Kemper …

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Northwest Wine Radio – “Umpqua Wine Has Ummph!” (ep193)

  (2018)  Sure they make Syrah, but that wine made from other fruit is pretty tasty as well!  We get a true taste of Oregon’s Umpqua River Valley with a visit from HV Cellars of Winston, where the winemaker can’t resist fermenting things other than grapes. Our friend from the Washington Beer Commission stops by …

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Northwest Wine Radio – “Learning From The Best” (ep192)

  (2018)  Some winemakers get really lucky, and have a chance to learn their craft from some of the best in the business.  The winemaker at Goose Ridge Vineyards recalls the great advice that led him to the Tri-Cities, where he puts that advice in every bottle. If you like to make craft beer at …

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Northwest Wine Radio – “From Dirt To Bottle” (ep191)

  (2018)  On this show, we meet a winemaker with a true passion for both his wine, and the land that yields it.  We take you to the heart of the Walla Walla Valley for the story behind Gifford Hirlinger, and the young family making a great go of it. Then we take a road …

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Northwest Wine Radio – “Wine Via Horsepower” (ep190)

  (2018)  Who needs fancy, city-slicker conveniences like electricity and automobiles, when you can use people-power and horsepower to make you wine?  That’s the philosophy at Illahe Vineyards in Dallas, OR, home of “1899,” the wine made and delivered by hand, foot, and canoe. And who says winemakers aren’t funny?  A former engineer and funnyman …

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Northwest Wine Radio – “Wine At The Arboretum” (ep189)

  (2018)  There are several things that can influence your wine experience.  There’s taste, smell, and then there’s what your eyes take in.  We mention all this, because the wine experience at JM Cellars is the total package:  Great wine, good people, and it’s located inside an actual arboretum. In this episode, we also gather …

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Northwest Wine Radio – “Holiday Road Trip: Adults Only” (ep188)

  (2017)  We take the show on the road this week, making stops in Salem, Walla Walla, and Boise! While in Idaho, we meet the family behind Fujishin Family Cellars, and learn about their unique approach to wine-making AND working together as a family.  Then, we’re off to Walla Walla to meet the people at …

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