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Northwest Wine Radio

Wine Should be Fun! Northwest Wine Radio is a weekly, hour-long show broadcast on radio stations across the Pacific Northwest. Not your typical wine show, Northwest Wine Radio features interviews with the winemakers, brewers, distillers, and cider makers to get the fun stories behind the bottle. No technical talking here; we're sharing real stories about the real people in the industry. Grab a glass of your favorite and tune in for fun stories, food pairing suggestions, news about upcoming events...all without the attitude! Host Brian Calvert and his team present a different kind of wine show: Light, fun, informal, yet informative and relevant to anyone who drinks local and supports local producers. Again, this show celebrates an entire industry of producers who make fantastic products right here in our own backyard. More information: NorthwestWineRadio.com
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Now displaying: March, 2020
Mar 30, 2020

(2020)  As our world is turned upside-down from a pandemic, we know that all businesses and industries are impacted.  Northwest producers want you to now that they're STILL producing AND you can still get their products.

Our guests on the show this week include Steve Warner with the Washington Wine Commission, as we talk about what local wine, beer, and spirits makers are facing, and their plans for surviving Covid-19.

Join host Brian Calvert for all this, plus our features "Wine and Booze in the News" and the "Grapevine," a listing for Northwest events featuring wine and beer.  Master of Wine Bob Betz of Betz Family Winery stops by to answer our wine questions in his segment "Ask Bob," and Justin Stiefel of Heritage Distilling Company mixes-up our "Drink of the Week."  And be sure to listen for the "Wine Moms" as they make a recommendation while the kids play in the background.

Mar 23, 2020

(2020)  He came from Italy, stopped in Canada, and settled in Oregon's Dundee Hills.  And every life experience culminates in the wine now being produced by Furioso Vineyards of Dundee.

Our guests on the show this week also include something different from the Yakima Valley family behind Wilridge Winery and Distillery.

Join host Brian Calvert for all this, plus our features "Wine and Booze in the News" and the "Grapevine," a listing for Northwest events featuring wine and beer.  Master of Wine Bob Betz of Betz Family Winery stops by to answer our wine questions in his segment "Ask Bob," and Justin Stiefel of Heritage Distilling Company mixes-up our "Drink of the Week."  And be sure to listen for the "Wine Moms" as they make a recommendation while the kids play in the background.

 

Mar 16, 2020

(2020)  We hear the term "organic" being used for a lot of things, but what exactly does it mean when it comes to wine?  We'll explore that, and the difference of going "bio dynamic" when we talk with our guests from Montinore Estate Vineyard of Forest Grove.

Our guests on the show this week also include the family behind one of Idaho's wineries, Telaya Wines, located next door to Boise in Garden City.

Join host Brian Calvert for all this, plus our features "Wine and Booze in the News" and the "Grapevine," a listing for Northwest events featuring wine and beer.  Master of Wine Bob Betz of Betz Family Winery stops by to answer our wine questions in his segment "Ask Bob," and Justin Stiefel of Heritage Distilling Company mixes-up our "Drink of the Week."  And be sure to listen for the "Wine Moms" as they make a recommendation while the kids play in the background.

Mar 9, 2020

(2020)  Their wine operation is in the middle of a tiny ghost town.  Too bad they're not making spirits!  But seriously folks, the work being done in this special AVA is making for some delicious wine being produced by White Heron Cellars of Quincy.

Our guests on the show this week also include the guys behind one of Seattle's newest beer operations, Jellyfish Brewing, located in the city's Georgetown neighborhood.

Join host Brian Calvert for all this, plus our features "Wine and Booze in the News" and the "Grapevine," a listing for Northwest events featuring wine and beer.  Master of Wine Bob Betz of Betz Family Winery stops by to answer our wine questions in his segment "Ask Bob," and Justin Stiefel of Heritage Distilling Company mixes-up our "Drink of the Week."  And be sure to listen for the "Wine Moms" as they make a recommendation while the kids play in the background.

Mar 2, 2020

(2020)  It's a pledge and a mission for these Washington winemakers: This is the fruit of our workers.  The story of Martinez and Martinez Wines of Prosser will inspire you, from the humble beginnings of being a fruit grower, to the wine making operation in play today.

Our guests on the show this week also include the guys behind Seattle's Locus Wines, located in the city's oldest neighborhood.  

Join host Brian Calvert for all this, plus our features "Wine and Booze in the News" and the "Grapevine," a listing for Northwest events featuring wine and beer.  Master of Wine Bob Betz of Betz Family Winery stops by to answer our wine questions in his segment "Ask Bob," and Justin Stiefel of Heritage Distilling Company mixes-up our "Drink of the Week."  And be sure to listen for the "Wine Moms" as they make a recommendation while the kids play in the background.

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