Episode 170 – We Honor Shiraz, Wine & Cheese Day!

Episode 170 – We Honor Shiraz, Wine & Cheese Day! Episode 170 – We Honor Shiraz, Wine & Cheese Day!

In today’s episode, Shelley and Phil go down under and taste two Shiraz’s in honor of Shiraz Day coming up on Thursday. They throw in a sparkling Rosé straight from Tuscany and bring some cheeses into the mix for Wine & Cheese Day on Tuesday. This is a packed episode. Grab some cheese and a Shiraz and let’s do this! #HappyFriday! #ItsWineTime! #Cheersing 

Wine Time Fridays Rating System: 

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

Pleagth (Pitiful/Pathetic) ????

Wines this episode:   

  • NV Vino Spumante di Qualità Extra Brut Ziik Rosé Tenuta Casenuove (about $20 USD) ????
  • 2018 Glaetzer Bishop Shiraz ($75 at The Culinary Stone) ????
  • 2019 Monterra Reserve Shiraz ($45 at Wine Library) ????

For more information on the Vino Spumante di Qualità Extra Brut Ziik Rosé Tenuta Casenuove, please visit https://tenuta-casenuove.com/products/ziik-rose/

For more information on the Glaetzer Bishop Shiraz, please visit https://www.auswinesonline.co.uk/wines/glaetzer/glaetzer-bishop-shiraz/ 

For more information on the Monterra Reserve Shiraz, please visit  https://winelibrary.com/wines/shiraz/2019-monterra-mclaren-vale-reserve-shiraz-127206 

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

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!

Eternal Wine.  Are you a Rhone Ranger or just really love Syrah? Then you need to check out Eternal Wine! Their focus is on single vineyard Rhone valley wines in Washington State. Also check out their Drink Washington State brand of approachable wines! Visit https://eternalwine.com for more information or simply call 509-240-6258. Eternal Wine: Drink Wine, Be Happy.

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 – Biodynamic Wine

Wine produced according to the guidelines of the Biodynamic Farming and Gardening Association, which follows a holistic, ecological and ethical method that forgoes synthetic chemicals or additives. Think of it as “organic plus.”

The Social Web is helping small businesses untangle the web of social media marketing. For more information, please visit https://thesocialweb.news  

Wines we enjoyed this week: J. Lohr Chardonnay, Rivaura Grenache, Waterbrook Chardonnay and a 2004 Ramón Bilbao Rioja.

Mentions: Corksicle, Lindsay and Brian LaFaille, Patty at Fred Meyer,  Rotary on the Rocks Brewery Olympics and Root Beer Olympics, Outpost Brewery, The Business Zone, Next Level Consulting, Blazen Divaz.

For more information on The Brewery Olympics, please visit the Facebook Event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/1876654689374933

For information and tickets to Footloose at the Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre, which opens tonight, please visit https://cstidaho.com/all-shows-events

For more information on The Business Zone grand opening on August 10, please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/581827187460319/?ref=newsfeed

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Episode 170 – We Honor Shiraz, Wine & Cheese Day!

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