Episode 110 – Unique White Wines to Get You Through Summer

Episode 110 – Unique White Wines to Get You Through Summer Episode 110 – Unique White Wines to Get You Through Summer

Based on the calendar, even though it doesn’t look like it, Summer is around the corner and with it will come many more opportunities to enjoy white wines under the sun. But, are there white wines other than Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Gris? Yes! And in this episode, Shelley and Phil taste through three of them, a Vinho Verde (from Portugal), Roussanne (from Washington) and a Torrontés (from Argentina). #HappyFriday! #ItsWineTime! #Cheersing #TheShelleyChallenge

Wines tasted this episode:

  • NV Broadbent Vinho Verde ($13 at Terroir Fine Wine)
  • 2021 Sonder Roussanne ($28 at Terroir Fine Wine)
  • 2021 Elsa Bianchi Torrontés ($11 at Fred Meyer)

For some information on the Broadbent Vinho Verde, please visit https://www.empirewine.com/wine/broadbent-vinho-verde-sunflower-nv-i26429/#descFor more information on the Sonder Roussanne, please visit https://www.sonderwines.com/wine/2019-roussanneFor more information on the Elsa Bianchi Torrontés, please visit https://www.quintessentialwines.com/assets/client/File/Fact%20Sheets%202/Valentin%20Bianchi/Elsa/Torrontes/Elsa_Torrontes_2021_Fact_Sheet.pdf

Thanks to our sponsors: Elsom Cellars and The Culinary Stone

Elsom Cellars. Good times are meant to be shared and so are great grapes and great wines! Since 2006, Elsom Cellars has been producing brilliant Washington wines. For more information about Elsom Wines, please visit http://www.elsomcellars.com or call them at 425-298-3082.

The Culinary Stone. Looking for that special bottle of wine or a wine club that really over delivers? How about cooking classes for every taste? Considered a foodies paradise, The Culinary Stone is a gourmet heaven that was dreamt up for, and by, those with a serious passion for the culinary arts and gathering of community. For more information about The Culinary Stone, please visit https://culinarystone.com or call them at 208-277-4116.

And of course, a HUGE thank you to Tod Hornby who wrote and recorded our official Wine Time Fridays theme music, as well as the first background music you heard on this episode, which is ANYthing but average.  Please visit https://todhornby.com or contact him at veryaveragemusic@gmail.com 

Mentions: Rotary on the Rocks, Brewery Olympics, Trevor Treller, Tod Hornby, Wine and Chisme Podcast, Jessica Yañez, Cave B Estate Winery, Sam Lang, Beverly’s, Itä Wines, Clearwater Canyon, Steve Martin, Coeur D’alene FRESH and Kathy Colton and the Renegades.

The 3D Kitchens by Design Wine Word of the Week: Cork Dork

A Cork dork is the nickname people in restaurants give to the most obsessed, knowledgeable, and dedicated oenophiles among them.

For more information on The Social Web, please visit https://www.thegreatestsongyouneverheard.com

Wines we enjoyed this week:  Ryan Patrick Naked Chardonnay, Oak Ridge Ancient Vine Zinfandel, Split Rail The Horned Beast GSM, Isenhower Road Less Traveled Cabernet Franc, Château Franc-Maillet Cuvée Montille Pomerol, Bonny Doon Clos de Gilroy Grenache, Canoe Ridge The Expedition Malbec and Portlandia Red Blend.

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