NW Vine Time 6/7/14 Brian joins Betz Family Winery co-owner Steve Griessel for a round of golf at TPC and learns that Steve is not only a connoisseur of fine wine, but our friend from South Africa knows his way around a golf course!
Saturday, May 31, 2014
NW Vine Time 5/31/14 Brian jets between Seattle & Portland to score interviews with NFL Hall of Famer Dan Marino and local legend, former Husky great & NFL veteran Damon Huard as they launch their much anticipated wine, "Passing Time".
Saturday, May 24, 2014
NW Vine Time 5/24/14 Oregon Wine Month concludes as Brian anchors our coverage from our Portland studio, calling on two of the top wineries in the spectacular Columbia Gorge AVA, Cathedral Ridge and Phelps Creek Vineyards.
Saturday, May 17, 2014
NW Vine Time 5/17/14 Oregon Wine Month continues with the countdown to Memorial Day Weekend- Brian journeys through the Willamette Valley and tracks down a pair of winemakers who aren't big names, at least not yet.
Saturday, May 10, 2014
NW Vine Time 5/10/14 Brian travels the wine trails of Oregon again this weekend as Oregon Wine Month continues, this time with stops at an urban winery in Eugene, and a rural setting in the rolling hills of the Southern Willamette Valley.
Saturday, May 3, 2014
NW Vine Time 5/3/14 Brian hops on Horizon Air for a flight to sunny Southern Oregon and the opening of Oregon Wine Month, Presented by the Oregon Wine Board- upon landing in Medford, he meets with two of the region's rock stars!
Saturday, April 26, 2014
NW Vine Time 4/26/14 The countdown is on to Oregon Wine Month in May, and Brian visits Portland's urban winery scene where vintners are bringing the valley's varietals to the people.
Saturday, April 19, 2014
NW Vine Time 4/19/14 With Oregon Wine Month just a couple weeks away, Brian hops a Horizon fight to Medford and meets up with our friend Michael Donovan at Ashland's Irvine Vineyards.
Saturday, April 12, 2014
NW Vine Time 4/12/14 Brian revisits one of Washington's iconic wineries, Betz Family Winery, where South African natives Steve & Bridgit Griessel have partnered with legendary winemaker Bob Betz.
Saturday, April 5, 2014
NW Vine Time 4/5/14 Northwest Vine Time investigates the exploding spirits scene across the region with a guided tour along Portland's Distillery Row, led by one of the pioneers of the local craft..
Saturday, March 29, 2014
NW Vine Time 3/29/14 Brian returns to the Seattle-area to wrap up Taste Washington Wine Month with one of the state's most popular and most respected winemakers, industry leader Chris Sparkman of Sparkman Cellars.
Saturday, March 22, 2014
NW Vine Time 3/22/14 The Hip Chicks planted the seeds for Portland's urban winery scene back in 2001, before it was hip, cool or otherwise novel to open a winery in the middle of a blue collar industrial zone.
Saturday, March 15, 2014
NW Vine Time 3/15/14 With a taste of spring in the air, Brian visits the Kirkland waterfront where Greg & Stacy Lill have opened Maison DeLille, their new wine lounge which is sure to be a popular spot!
Saturday, March 8, 2014
NW Vine Time 3/8/14 As the cider scene continues to explode across the Northwest, Brian stops in NE Portland to visit with industry leader Nat West, known as "Reverend Nat", where the apple's deepest purpose is revealed.
Saturday, March 1, 2014
NW Vine Time 3/1/14 With Oregon's Classic Wines Auction this evening, Brian welcomes Executive Director Heather Martin to showcase an exclusive auction item that's one-of-a-kind in the Pacific Northwest.