J. Bookwalter

J. Bookwalter Winery is one of my favorite haunts, especially summer evenings on the patio. They have music on the weekends and superb food. The wines are named after literary conventions – Protagonist, Subplot, Foreshadow… You get the idea. They also contribute to charities promoting literacy. And they have a Google Business View virtual tour. Click below to stroll around inside. So what’s not to like?

Charlie Hoppes ~ The Wine Boss

As promised, here is the interview I did with winemaker Charlie Hoppes of Fidelitas at his production facility in Richland, WA. Charlie was kind enough to share his background,¬†wine-making¬†philosophy, his approach to branding, an interesting story about a trip to France and his love of cheese…

This video is a little long, but has annotations in the lower right hand corner. If you mouse over you should be able to quickly find the sections that are of more interest to you…