Market Vineyards

I had the pleasure of interviewing Erin Sagadin, the tasting room manager at Market Vineyards, a few days ago. She and her staff were busy preparing for the Members Party (which was a blast), so it was very gracious of Erin to carve out some time to get me up to speed about the driving force behind the winery.

I love the ambiance at Market Vineyards. I’m a member and you can often find me there on Friday nights, especially if there’s music. Click here to view their upcoming events.

The patio looks out over undeveloped steppe/shrubland , which I find very relaxing during the warmer months. The staff is always very attentive and willing to accommodate, if at all possible…

 

 

 

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…