Wineguys Radio and Elway’s
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Keith and William sat down at Elways recently and enjoyed food and drink. Gary Horner of Erath Vineyards was on hand to talk about the wines he creates and we say he does a great job. He calls into the show in segment 3. But first in this segment it is time for the intro.
Our guests in studio today…
- Dana Eastman www.omnihotels.com
- Jarod Schott www.chateaustemichelle.com
- Kelly Woolridge of Beverage Distributors
And the wines of Erath Vineyards Visit them at www.Erath.com Go buy some wine!
How Can I Miss You When You Won’t Go Away?
MARCH 9, 2012 · (Dearwinebuyer.com)
Another take on the trade dinner. Winebuyer turns party-crasher? So not cool, man.
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There’s an old Dan Hicks & The Hot Licks’ tune called “How Can I Miss You When You Won’t Go Away?”
That was running through my head at one of those Wine Tasting Dinner events at a restaurant not long ago. You know: the Meet the Geek type of event at a restaurant.
Restaurateurs are dying to be able to charge customers for someone else’s wine and this time it was mine. I don’t mind too much…it was a restaurant that has a bunch of my wines on its list and I don’t mind donating to their charity in some small measure. I was going to, at least, get a free meal out of it in exchange for coming one night, providing a bunch of wines from one of my portfolios and regaling those diners who’d signed up for this culinary delight with stories of visits and such to the various wineries whose wines were being featured.
The restaurant posted notice of this event on its web site and had a little flyer on the hostess podium advertising this “special wine & food pairing” night. They may have even advertised it in the local paper.
I bring plenty of bottles…you never know if something’s corked or quite how many people are going to show up. And then there’s those last minute walk-ins.
Much to my surprise was the arrival of a prominent retailer in the neighborhood. He was not on the guest list and I certainly didn’t invite him. Nor had I invited his girl friend.
Neither had the restaurant.
But there they were during the “passed appetizers” and aperitif wine tasting.
They even graced me with their presence at my table, which was so considerate of these interlopers.
The evening went along nicely, though and the group of patrons actually seemed to listen when I spoke about the wines, where they came from, stories of the hard-working souls who make the wines… Click to read more
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Wineguys Radio Oak at Fourteenth
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The Studio was a Full House and the guys from Oak at Fourteenth were at the Top of the Deck. Steven and Brian ...www.oakatfourteenth.com Bit about Oak: OAK at fourteenth opened in March 2010 to rave reviews, showcasing a seasonally inspired menu utilizing locally grown ingredients. After a fire closed the restaurant shortly after its opening, the team used the opportunity to re-imagine the design and streamline the offerings. With OAK’s re-opening, Redizowski looks forward serving a refined New American menu, maximizing the unique flavor profile of the oak oven and grill.
Bit about Steven: With experience in iconic kitchens across the country over the past fifteen years, Chef Steven Redzikowski has finally achieved his dream of owning and running his own restaurant. Like many chefs before him, that dream started with humble beginnings at the young age of fifteen, working at a local pizzeria in his hometown of New York.
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Wineguys Radio and TV… OK we like Dear Winebuyer. We are trying to get to a place where we post something from them on a weekly basis (will be Sundays mostly) so here is this weeks out take.. Follow more at the end please (we believe we can all relate to this, after all it is all business in the end no matter what business you may be in). Enjoy the read and have a great Day everyone!!!
Today I met with a new account opening this week. I’m constantly amazed by how many people wake up one morning and think, “I know! I’ll open a restaurant!” with no other background in the industry. Some have never even waited a table in their life. And yes, I suppose there has to be a first step in every successful journey… and please forgive me for my jaded outlook… but I’ve seen so many of these come and go, even in much better economic times.
There hasn’t been a single instance where I’ve been wrong here. Every account I’ve had doubts about has eventually closed, sold, or filed for bankruptcy whether it be a few months or a few years down the line. I wish that wasn’t the case… I grew to like the buyers/chefs/owners/servers at so many of those ill-fated accounts. Of course, there are accounts that I feel are no-brainers that bite the dust as well, so I’m not always on par with my predictions. Still, I sometimes wish I could just lay it all out on the table at our first meeting… Read More at DearWinebuyer.com
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Audio and Video (Part 1 and 2) Episode 720: Cousino Macul Lota. Eduardo Hidalgo joins Keith to talk about Wines of Chile. The Lota project started in 2003, when the Cousiño family decided to create a world class wine for the 150th anniversary. Lota gathers two passions of the family: the coal mining and wines. Both began in the XIX century and were the starting point of the great legacy of this traditional family. Lota is a wine that combines tradition, the history of the Cousiño and them distinctive elegance of the Cousiño-Macul wines, with the cohesion of a winemaking team that is guided by excellence.
Part 1 Episode 720: Cousino Macul Lota.
Part 2 Episode 720: Cousino Macul Lota.
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Wineguys Radio was LIVE on the air today… AM760 is our choice of stations aka “Clear Channel“. The following is the taped version of the show itself and we can’t say the following enough: The most important part of WineguysRadio.com is connecting our listeners with those businesses that sell the wine to the consumers…Retailers, Restaurants and Online Wine Companies. We will Educate, Inform, Entertain and lead you to the Vino!!! “Enjoy the show and do not keep us a secret”
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Episode 596: Grand Bateau 2009 Bordeaux William Davis and Susie Mayr Discuss everything Bordeaux today from Luca D’Italia Restaurant here in Denver, Colorado. Enjoy the show and remember to “Ask your Retailer”