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Episode 83 – A Conversation with Seven Hills Winemaker, Bobby Richards

Episode 83 – A Conversation with Seven Hills Winemaker, Bobby Richards Episode 83 – A Conversation with Seven Hills Winemaker, Bobby Richards

In this episode, through the pouring Walla Walla rain pounding the windows outside and the echo of a comfortable and inviting tasting room, Shelley and Phil have a conversation with Bobby Richards, the new winemaker at Seven Hills. Bobby didn’t hold back, either! We taste through six, count ‘em SIX, different wines! We’ll also discuss a couple that will go great with your upcoming Thanksgiving Day festivities as well as different types of wine barrels. #HappyFriday! #ItsWineTime! #Cheersing

Wines tasted this episode:

  • 2020 Rose’ of Cabernet Franc $18
  • 2019 Malbec $45
  • 2019 Petite Verdot $45
  • 2018 Founding Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon $55
  • 2018 Founding Vineyard Merlot $50 
  • 2018 Pentad $85

For more information on Seven Hills Winery please visit https://www.sevenhillswinery.com

Thanks to our sponsor: Studio 107 and The Greatest Song You Never Heard Podcast

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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 – Canopy

The canopy of a grapevine includes the parts of the vine visible aboveground – the trunk, cordon, stems, leaves, flowers, and fruit. The canopy plays a key role in light energy capture via photosynthesis, water use as regulated by transpiration, and microclimate of ripening grapes. Canopy management is an important aspect of viticulture due to its effect on grape yields, quality, vigor, and the prevention of grape diseases.

Mentions: Casey McClellan, Vicki McClellan

Wines we enjoyed this week: Decibel Giunta Malbec Nouveau, Murphy-Goode Chardonnay, Oyster Bay Pinot Noir

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