Episode 185 – Close to Home and Close to the Heart: Sarah & Mark Lathrop with Liberty Lake Wine Cellars

Episode 185 – Close to Home and Close to the Heart: Sarah & Mark Lathrop with Liberty Lake Wine Cellars Episode 185 – Close to Home and Close to the Heart: Sarah & Mark Lathrop with Liberty Lake Wine Cellars

In today’s episode, Shelley and Phil sit down with new friends, Sarah and Mark Lathrop, the owners of Liberty Lake Wine Cellars and taste through six phenomenal wines. In honor of Merlot Day on Tuesday and Tempranillo Day on Thursday, we tasted both. We also tasted a Syrah from Tablas Creek clones out of Paso Robles, where we just were!

#HappyFriday! #ItsWineTime! #Cheersing #EasterEgg

Wines this episode:   

  • 2020 Liberty Lake Wine Cellars Tempranillo ($35 at the winery) ????
  • 2019 Liberty Lake Wine Cellars Merlot (Sold Out) ????
  • 2020 Liberty Lake Wine Cellars Merlot ($35 at the winery) ????
  • 2020 Liberty Lake Wine Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon (N/A…yet) ????
  • 2020 Liberty Lake Wine Cellars Somm’s Select ($40 at the winery) ????
  • 2021 Liberty Lake Wine Cellars Syrah (N/A…yet) ????

To see all of the available wines from Liberty Lake Wine Cellars, please visit https://www.libertylakewinecellars.com/

The Wine Time Fridays Charity Sips: A Toast to Good Deeds – ALSSO (ALS Service Organization for Spokane and Northern Idaho)

ALSSO is based in Spokane, Washington helping families living with ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, commonly referred to as Lou Gehrig’s Disease). They offer support to people in eastern Washington, northern Idaho and western Montana. ALSSO has no paid staff and is governed by a 10- member board so their expenses are minimal. They provide financial assistance for adaptive equipment, mobility vans, home modification projects (including bathroom remodels) and care giving expenses. For more information, please visit https://alsso.org

A HUGE thanks to our sponsors: 3D Kitchens by Design, CDA Gourmet and Rivaura!

CDA Gourmet: Are you looking to elevate your kitchen? You need to check out CDA Gourmet! Located in Midtown Coeur d’Alene, CDA Gourmet offers a diverse mix of flavor enhancing product as well as the tools to make it all happen. Make every meal a special event. Visit https://www.cdagourmet.com for more information or call 208-551-2364. CDA Gourmet: Your kitchen elevated.

Please visit CDA Gourmet on Saturday, November 4, from 11-2, for their event, “It’s Time for Holiday Cheer & Our Holiday Kickoff With Santa is Here!” For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/3498445317040684

3D Kitchens by Design: If you’re ready for a complete kitchen upgrade, 3D Kitchens by Design is THE place for you. Visit https://www.3dkitchensbydesign.info for more information. Located in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho; 3D Kitchens by Design: Dream, Design, Deliver

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 – Fabuley

Fabuley is a term coined by Mark Lathrop when we were sitting with them a month ago on their outside patio! It means something even BETTER than fabulous!

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: Padrillos Malbec, Mateus Dry Rosé, Bodegas Elias Mora Descarte, Bodegas Faustino Art Collection Rioja, Ryan Patrick Naked Chardonnay and Gardet Brut NV Champagne.

Mentions:  Blazen Divaz, Peachy Canyon, Bottle Joy, Lindsay LaFaille, Hospice of North Idaho, Sam Lange, Lola Wine Lounge, Kimiko at Takara Sushi, Marta & Marie, Amy & Phill and Kelly at Coeur d’Alene FRESH, Somm (the discerning rescue cat), Dunham Cellars, Jen at Bottle Joy, Long Shadows.

CDA FRESH Customer Appreciation party on November 16

Curious about some of the wine tools and accessories we use? Check out our new Things We Use page!

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