Episode 171 – Going Long & Closing Deals With 7Cellars Co-Founder & CEO, Jeff Sperbeck

Episode 171 – Going Long & Closing Deals With 7Cellars Co-Founder & CEO, Jeff Sperbeck Episode 171 – Going Long & Closing Deals With 7Cellars Co-Founder & CEO, Jeff Sperbeck

In today’s episode, Shelley and Phil sit down and have very fun and informative chat (through Zoom) with 7Cellars co-founder and CEO, Jeff Sperbeck, tasting through the five wines they currently produce while hearing the full story of how he, John Elway and Rob Mondavi, Jr., set out to craft exceptional California wine. You’ll hear about how they had to pivot through Covid, their heart for philanthropy, some stories about the life of a business manager of professional athletes and how John Elway used him on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire. #HappyFriday! #ItsWineTime! #Cheersing #Number2Pinot #EggBreak

Wine Time Fridays Rating System: 

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

Pleagth (Pitiful/Pathetic) ????

Wines this episode:   

  • 2020 The Farm Collection Chardonnay ($30 at the winery) ????
  • 2021 Elways Reserve Chardonnay ($36 at the winery) ????
  • 2020 The Farm Collection Pinot Noir ($30 at the winery) ????
  • 2020 The Farm Collection Cabernet Sauvignon ($30 at the winery) ????
  • 2020 Elways Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon ($65 at the winery) ????

Visit https://www.7cellars.com/ for information on all these wines and use the code ITSWINETIME for free shipping and 20% off on all orders! 

A HUGE thanks to our sponsors: Coeur D’alene Fresh and Elsom Cellars! 

Coeur D’alene FRESH: Located in downtown Coeur d’Alene, FRESH wine bar is a place to meet friends, relax and just be Coeur d’Alene. Stop by for a fun time every Wednesday around 5:30 for WINO Wednesday. Consider FRESH wine bar for your next event. Stop by or visit https://www.freshwinebar.com

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.

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 – Soft Tannins

This refers to the texture of the tannins in a wine, which are the compounds that give wine its structure and mouthfeel. Silky tannins are smooth and gentle, without being harsh or astringent. 

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: Kalaris Chardonnay, Schug Brut Sparkler, The Prisoner Red Blend, Block Nine Pinot Noir, Goosecross Cabernet Sauvignon and Robert Craig Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon. 

Mentions: Ronnie Lott, One Hope Winery, Jake Kloberdanz, Brian Bosworth, Jim McMahon, Laureen Betts, Rob Mondavi, Jr., Dan Foster, Nic Johnson, Oscar Renteria, Team Rubicon, John Costacos, Cuvée Collective, Gary Vaynerchuk, VaynerSports, Charlie Hoppes and Fidélitas.

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

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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