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Northwest Vine Time

Northwest native, estate planning strategist and wine aficionado Brian Bushlach pops the cork with listeners in Seattle and across our region every Saturday afternoon. In it's sixth year on the airwaves, Northwest Vine Time is the only show dedicated to Northwest wines and the faces & places behind them. Brian features top winemakers, restaurateurs and travel destinations throughout Washington and

Saturday, August 2, 2014

  • NW Vine Time 8/2/14
    Acting on a tip from local Pinotphile Milt McConnell, Brian hikes to the apex of the Dundee Hills to find north facing vineyards and a winery you've never heard of--- until now.

Saturday, July 26, 2014

  • NW Vine Time 7/26/14
    Brian returns to Woodinville this weekend and from our studios at Willows Lodge makes the short walk the the Hollywood Schoolhouse District roundabout for a visit with winemaker Brian Carter.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Saturday, July 12, 2014

  • NW Vine Time 7/12/14
    After welcoming our new Medford station KMED to the Northwest Vine Time line-up, Brian departs Southern Oregon for a stop in the coastal foothills of the Willamette Valley just north of Eugene.

Saturday, July 5, 2014

  • NW Vine Time 7/5/14
    Brian returns to our KIRO studios this 4th of July holiday weekend to welcome Kim Kramer, an Oregon vintner who, appropriately, brings her sparkling wines to Seattle to celebrate!

Saturday, June 28, 2014

  • NW Vine Time 6/28/14
    Brian wraps up his trip to Southern Oregon with a stop in Ashland at one of the region's first wineries, Weisinger Family Winery, where the patriarch pours fine wine and revisits the area's history.

Saturday, June 21, 2014

  • NW Vine Time 6/21/14
    Our Southern Oregon swing continues with a stop at Agate Ridge Vineyards, where the award winning wines are inviting and the summer concert series brings live music to the vineyards.

Saturday, June 14, 2014

  • NW Vine Time 6/14/14
    Brian revisits the sizzling Southern Oregon wine scene the next few weeks and his first stop is the spectacular tasting room at Kriselle Cellars, where the wine & food pairings are also impressive.

Saturday, June 7, 2014

  • 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.
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