Episode 197 – Bubbles & Breakthroughs: Unveiling Washington’s Sparkling Identity with Tirriddis

Episode 197 – Bubbles & Breakthroughs: Unveiling Washington’s Sparkling Identity with Tirriddis Episode 197 – Bubbles & Breakthroughs: Unveiling Washington’s Sparkling Identity with Tirriddis

In this captivating episode of Wine Time Fridays, Shelley and Phil share a delightful conversation with Andrew Gerow, one of the tri-founders of Tirriddis, who takes us on an educational journey! Tirriddis is making waves with their sensational sparkling wines, and in today’s discussion, we delve deep into the fascinating world of sparkling wine glasses and their evolution over the years. Phil unveils a pair of Coupe Glasses from his Great Grandparents’ wedding day in 1916, adding a century-old touch to the conversation. If you’re a sparkling wine enthusiast, this episode is a must-listen, as we dive headfirst into the intricacies of sparklers. From sparkling glasses and riddling racks to wine renditions, we even explore unexpected topics, including a curious mention of Marie Antoinette’s breasts. #HappyFriday! #ItsWineTime! #Cheersing #Yummm #SparklingWineGeeks #TirriddisTriFounders #SparklingWineGeeks #TirriddisTriFounders

Wines this episode:

  • 2023 Base wine (not available)
  • Blanc de Blanc in Tirage (not available)
  • Blanc de Blanc R.4
  • Brut Rose R.4
  • 2022 Rider Family Vineyard Sparkling Pinot Blanc
  • Barrel Fermented Blanc de Blanc R.3 ($37 at the winery)
  • Demi-Sec Blanc de Blanc R.2 ($27 at the winery)
  • Demi-Sec Rose R.1 ($28 at the winery)

Visit https://www.tirriddis.com to see all of the amazing sparklers that Tirriddis has to offer! Or head down to Bottle Joy and grab a bottle to enjoy tonight!

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The CDA Gourmet Wine Word of the Week – Coupe Glasses

A coupe glass, also known as a champagne coupe or saucer glass, is a stemmed glass with a wide, shallow bowl and a flat base. It is typically used for serving champagne and sparkling wines. 

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Mentions:   John Bookwalter, Edward Holmes, Sam Lange, Sarah & Mark Lathrop, Lola Wine Lounge, Liberty Lake Wine Cellars, Beverly’s Restaurant, Joe Fulcher, Andrea Robinson, M.S., Jared Funk, Saviah Cellars, Ethan Lillis, Domain Chandon, Wine O’Clock Restaurant, Bottle Joy, Joy & Curt Grady.

Some Wines we enjoyed this week: Lyndenhurst Spottswoode Cabernet Sauvignon, High Note Malbec and Elsom Cellars Syrah.

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