Episode 189 – Bow Down to Cabernet Franc 

Episode 189 – Bow Down to Cabernet Franc  Episode 189 – Bow Down to Cabernet Franc 

In today’s episode, Shelley and Phil kickoff the month of December and honor the upcoming Cabernet Franc day and this years Apple Cup winner, the Washington Huskies, by opening a sensational Cave B Cabernet Franc and Passing Time Red Blend, respectively. We are also honoring another non-profit as well as unveiling our new top 3 wines of the week segment. #HappyFriday! #ItsWineTime! #Cheersing #FastEddie #DecemberCheer #GoHuskies!

Wines featured this episode:

  • 2019 Passing Time Columbia Valley Red ($59, N/A) ???? ????
  • 2018 Cave B Cabernet Franc (About $33, N/A) ????

For the 2020 Passing Time Columbia Valley Red, please visit https://www.passingtime.com/product/2020-Columbia-Valley-Red

For the 2020 Cave B Cabernet Franc, please visit https://caveb.orderport.net/product-details/1178/2020-Cabernet-Franc

Wine Time Fridays Charity Sips: A Toast to Good Deeds – Salvation Army Red Kettle Appeal

The Salvation Army Red Kettle Appeal is a global charitable campaign that raises funds to help those in need during the holiday season. Donations collected through red kettles stationed at stores and other locations provide food, shelter and other assistance to families and individuals facing hardship. It is the oldest and largest ongoing charitable fundraiser in the United States. Visit https://www.salvationarmyusa.org/usn/  for more information and  https://www.salvationarmyusa.org/usn/red-kettle-history/ for a history of the Red kettle Appeal.

A HUGE thanks to our sponsors:  CDA Gourmet, 3D Kitchens by Design 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.

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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 J. Bookwalter Wines Wine Word of the Week – Franc

Franc – open, honest, straightforward, candid, straight. Think, “I’m going to be franc with you.”

J. Bookwalter Winery: Celebrating their 40th year of producing award-winning wines crafted from the finest Columbia Valley vineyards, J. Bookwalter wines bring excellence and quality to every glass. Visit https://www.bookwalterwines.com for more information or simply call or 509-627-5000.

Mentions: Drew Bledsoe, Damon Huard, Bledsoe Family Winery, Doubleback Winery, Edward Holmes, John Bookwalter, Matt Sparkman, Fred Hutch Cancer Center, Turtle Rock Vineyards, Freddy and Carrie Arredondo, Rotary on the Rocks, Naked Wines, Gary & Shannon Show, Ken Chiampou.

Wines we enjoyed this week: Domaine de Gry Sablon Morgon Douby Gamay, Georges Deboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau ’23, Georges Deboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau ’22, Andrea Sauvignon Blanc, Amavi Sémillon, Theorize Cabernet Sauvignon, Charles Krug Family Reserve Merlot, Va Piano OX Cabernet Sauvignon, Mer Soleil Chardonnay, and…

Our top three: Eternal Wines Beauty Rosé, J. Bookwalter Conflict, Brothers Miller French Camp Vineyard Meritage Red

Check out last years Apple Cup episode!

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