Episode 165 – Idaho Wine Month – Week Three: Starting as Friends but Becoming Family With Famici Wines

Episode 165 – Idaho Wine Month – Week Three: Starting as Friends but Becoming Family With Famici Wines Episode 165 – Idaho Wine Month – Week Three: Starting as Friends but Becoming Family With Famici Wines

In today’s episode, which is week three of Idaho Wine Month, Shelley and Phil sit down, via Zoom, and talk with Janet and CJ Northrup, winemakers at Famici Wine Company, while tasting through three of their award winning wines. The conversation involves Idaho Wine Month, the quality of Idaho Wines, vineyard dogs and has a surprise wine from Italy in honor of Lambrusco Day next Wednesday. Oh, did we mention today is National Fudge Day, too? It is! It’s also Friday, so #HappyFriday! #ItsWineTime! #Cheersing

#InvertedBordeauxBlend #GlassMatters #RoséAllDay #NationalFudgeDay #EasterEgg 

Wine Time Fridays Rating System: 

Phenomenal ???? Practically Perfect ???? Pretty Damn Good! ???? Pleasant ???? Problematic ????

Pleagth (Pitiful/Pathetic) ????

Wines this episode:   

  • 2021 Famici Rosé of Graciano ($26 at the winery) ????
  • 2020 Famici Primitivo ($36 at the winery) ????
  • 2020 Famici Vineyard Blend ($36 at the winery) ????
  • NV Cleto Chiarli, Lambrusco di Sobara, Vecchia Modena ($35 at Vicino) ????

For more information on the wines of the Famici Wine Company, please visit https://famiciwine.com/our-wines/

Click HERE for more information on the NV Cleto Chiarli, Lambrusco di Sobara, Vecchia Modena.

A HUGE thanks to our sponsors: Studio 107 and Rivaura!

Studio 107. At Studio 107, in the heart of downtown Coeur D’alene, Idaho, we believe that small towns deserve great wines, too!  Come join us in our wine bar and gallery for an afternoon or evening escape. For more information, please visit https://studio107cda.com

Rivaura: There’s a new wine in town. Rivaura! Producing some of the best wines Idaho has to offer, Rivaura now has a tasting room in Coeur d’Alene! Visit https://rivaura.com for more information or simply call, 208 667-1019!

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

The Social Web Wine Word of the Week – Vicino

Vicino is an Italian word meaning neighbor or nearby. 

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Wines we enjoyed this week: Il Fauno di Arcanum Toscana (CS), J. Bookwalter Readers Chardonnay, Cantine di Ora Kellerei Auer Pinot Grigio (GV), Akiyoshi Cabernet Sauvignon, Rive de Malva Saint Joseph (GV), Jules Taylor Sauvignon Blanc (107) and F. Stephen Miller Red Blend.

Mentions: Terese Machmiller, Massican, Lucie, Rusty, Laureen Betts, Va Piano, Eternal Wine, Lane Hewitt, Vicino Pizza Neapolitan Style Pizzeria, Kendall-Jackson, The Culinary Stone, J. Bookwalter, Gary Vaynerchuk, Naomi Boutz, Andrea Robinson, MS.

To see all of the 2023 Cascadia International Wine Competition results, please visit https://greatnorthwestwine.com/2023/06/02/an-idaho-wine-tops-cascadia-international-for-3rd-straight-year/

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