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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, 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.

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.
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