Episode 77 – Celebrating International Pinotage Day 2021

Episode 77 – Celebrating International Pinotage Day 2021 Episode 77 – Celebrating International Pinotage Day 2021

In this episode, Shelley and Phil taste through a Pinotage in honor of International Pinotage Day tomorrow, October 9. Pinotage is a hybrid grape created from Pinot Noir and Cinsault way back in 1920. It’s primarily grown in South Africa, which is where this Pinotage comes from. #HappyFriday! #ItsWineTime! #Cheersing

Wines tasted this episode:

  • 2020  Stellar Organics Pinotage ($15 at Pilgrims Market)

For more information about Stellar Winery, please visit https://usa.stellarorganics.co.za

A special thanks to our sponosors: Studio 107, Candle in the Woods and Elsom Cellars

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

Candle in the Woods. If you are looking for a one of a kind, unique dining experience, Candle in the Woods is THE place for you. With 12+ courses, wine and food pairings that are off the charts and a dinner that is spread out over three hours, this experience is second to none. Visit http://candleinthewoods.com to book your dinner or simply text, 208-664-0135. To read about our experience at Candle in the Woods, please visit https://www.intentionalcaregiver.com/candle-in-the-woods-a-northern-idaho-culinary-experience-like-no-other/

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 (as well as The Social Web sponsorship music!) which is ANYthing but average.  Please contact him at veryaveragemusic@gmail.com

Wine Time Fridays Wine Word of the Week – Appellation vs AVA’sAn Appellation is a geographically delineated wine region. An AVA is an American Viticultural Area.  All AVA’s are Appellations but not all Appellations are AVA’s.

Mentions: Lori Bogue, Matt Sparkman, Sam Lange

Wines we enjoyed this week: Lightpost Winery Reserve Pinot Noir, Elsom Cellars Isabella (red blend), Scotto Family Cellars Old Vine Zinfandel, Healthy Hills Chardonnay, Antinori Castello della Sala Bramito Chardonnay and Silver Peak Zinfandel.

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