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.
Saturday, February 22, 2014
NW Vine Time 2/22/14 Brian broadcasts from the comforts of our Portland studio this weekend, welcoming two of the pioneers in the Oregon cider industry and tasting through their unique offerings.
Saturday, February 15, 2014
NW Vine Time 2/15/14 Brian & the NWVT crew pay a visit to Chef Bobby at The Barking Frog on their way to Woodinville's Warehouse District to revisit one of the region's most exciting new wineries, Avennia.
Saturday, February 8, 2014
NW Vine Time 2/8/14 After a football-induced hiatus to celebrate the Seahawks Super Bowl win, Brian is back with a trip to Sigillo Cellars in Snoqualmie, where the only winery in town is getting rave reviews.
Saturday, January 18, 2014
NW Vine Time 1/18/14 Brian mixes it up this weekend with a visit to Oven & Shaker, the hot spot in Portland's Pearl District where he slides behind the bar to mix drinks with owner & world-renowned mixologist Ryan Magarian.
Saturday, January 11, 2014
NW Vine Time 1/11/14 Olives in Oregon? Some thought Paul Durant was crazy for planting olives in the Willamette Valley, just as they did when the wine pioneers planted Pinot Noir in these same hills 40 years ago.
Saturday, January 4, 2014
NW Vine Time 1/4/14 Brian opens 2014 by welcoming one of the world's top winemakers, German Reisling King Ernst Loosen, who's partnered with Oregon winemaker Jay Somers on a Pinot Noir project at J. Christopher Wines.
Saturday, December 28, 2013
NW Vine Time 12/28/13 Frenchman turned Oregonian Laurent Montalieu has become the state's most prolific vintner and entrepreneur, crafting spectacular wines while leading the industry's growth.
Saturday, December 21, 2013
NW Vine Time 12/21/13 Olives in Oregon? Some thought Paul Durant was crazy for planting olives in the Willamette Valley, just as they did when the wine pioneers planted Pinot Noir in these same hills 40 years ago.