Episode 150 – No Cousin Vinnie on THIS episode as We’re Talking With Lane Hewett With Rivaura Estate Winery

Episode 150 – No Cousin Vinnie on THIS episode as We’re Talking With Lane Hewett With Rivaura Estate Winery Episode 150 – No Cousin Vinnie on THIS episode as We’re Talking With Lane Hewett With Rivaura Estate Winery

In today’s episode, Shelley and Phil sit down with Lane Hewett, an assistant winemaker at Rivaura, which is an Idaho winery producing outstanding wines, tasting through SEVEN different wines! Rivaura just opened their new tasting room in downtown Coeur d’Alene and have seen huge local support. We talk about the Missoula Floods, family farming and even wine sneezes! #HappyFriday! #ItsWineTime! #Cheersing #IdahoWine #MissoulaFloods #TrevorIsRight #EasterEgg

Rivaura Wine Club https://rivaura.com/apps/wine-club

Wine Time Fridays Rating System: Phenomenal ????, Practically Perfect ???? , Pretty Damn Good!  ????, Pleasant ????, Problematic ????, Pleagth (Pitiful and Pathetic) ????

Wines this episode:   

  • 2021 Viognier ($30 at Rivaura) ????
  • 2019 Merlot ($36 at Rivaura) ????
  • 2020 Cabernet Sauvignon ($38 at Rivaura) ????
  • 2020 Syrah ($38 at Rivaura) ????
  • 2020 Reserve Syrah ($54 at Rivaura) ????
  • 2020 Reserve Cabernet Franc ($54 at Rivaura) ????
  • 2019 Insomniac Blend ($58 at Rivaura) ????

For more information on these and other wines from Rivaura, please visit https://rivaura.com

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The Greatest Song You’ve Never Heard Podcast Wine Word of the Week – Estate

If a wine is labeled as “estate grown” it means it was made only from grapes grown in a vineyard that is owned or controlled by the winery. It also means that the wine stayed on the premises during the entire production process, including fermentation, bottling and aging.

The Greatest Song You Never Heard serves up these songs note by note, beat by beat. Please visit https://www.thegreatestsongyouneverheard.com or listen where ever you get your podcasts.

Mentions:  Marilee Wallace, Drew Bledsoe, Damon Huard, Sam Lange, Lola’s, Corivan, Vinloq, Woodward Canyon, L’Ecole No 41, Leonetti, Walla Walla Incubator Program, Kontos, Itä Wines, Saviah, Clearwater Canyon, Cuvée Collective, Trevor Treller.

For information on Wine Sneezes https://billspackagestore.com/bills-buzz/whats-the-deal-with-wine-sneezes

Wine sneezes, also known as “wine sniffles,” are a phenomenon that can occur when drinking wine, especially strong red wine, that causes a sudden and brief sneeze. This is due to the volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in the wine, particularly histamines and sulfites, which can irritate the nasal passages and trigger a sneeze reflex. This is a common experience and is not harmful, but some people may be more sensitive to the VOCs in wine than others.

Wines we enjoyed this week:  Rolling Hills Vineyard Azure, Aguiuncho Mar de Ons Albariño, Brownstone Cabernet Sauvignon, Kellerei St. Pauls Gfill Sauvignon, Antinorit Castello della Sala Bramito Chardonnay.

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