Episodes

47: Tasting Vinnie Fera Wines from Boulder

Nov. 21, 2022

Cha-Cha's back again! This time we're trying a well-bodied 2019 Malbec from Vinnie Fera Wineries in Boulder, CO. It's called Hogback, which might sound like an odd name, but it makes sense once you hear founder Tim Moley exp…

46: G Brown: Colorado Music Experience founding director and author

Nov. 12, 2022

Paul is joined by Colorado Music Experience founding director and author, G Brown. G covered popular music at The Denver Post for 26 years, interviewing well over 3200 musicians, including Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen, …

45: Carboy Wines

Oct. 19, 2022

ChaCha's back! And we're back to wine tasting. This week, we've got a lovely selection from Carboy, a fast-growing and award-winning winery with four locations across Colorado. We test their 2019 Riesling from Grand Valley, …

44: Wine Week Panel Discussion

Oct. 11, 2022

I recently attended a wine tasting event hosted by Blanchard Family Wines in downtown Denver. Four winemakers each presenting one Colorado wine to an enthusiastic and thirsty crowd during Colorado Wine Week. In attendance wa…

43: Italian Heritage Wines

Sept. 16, 2022

Nationally, October is Italian Heritage Month and since 2019, Colorado Governor Jared Polis has signed a proclamation designating October as Italian Heritage Month in Colorado. The Dante Alighieri Society of Denver drafted t…

42: Alwyn "Fitz" Fitzgerald: Wisconsin Wines

Aug. 27, 2022

Paul sits down with Alwyn "Fitz" Fitzgerald, the former President of Fisher King Winery which closed in 2020 when there were staffing shortages. In this episode you will find out first hand that it is not too cold to grow am…

41: A Latino Story: Puerto Rican Nocturne with Angel Mendes-Soto

Aug. 10, 2022

First of all, a disclaimer: No wine bottles were opened in this week's episode, but you certainly don't need a drink to enjoy this week's guest. Angel Mendez-Soto grew up in New York City’s East Harlem (El Barrio), and he's…

40: A Surprise Visit with Jeff and Ana of Continental Divide Winery

June 22, 2022

Fate and a combined passion for the wine industry brought two families together to create Continental Divide Winery.

39: Jenne Baldwin-Eaton

June 16, 2022

Jenne Baldwin-Eaton started her career in winemaking with Plum Creek Cellars in 1994. For 22 years, Baldwin-Eaton made award-winning wines from 100% Colorado grown grapes and was involved in all aspects of running a commerci…

38: Brad Page: The Colorado Cider Company

May 31, 2022

This week, Brad Page from Colorado Cider Company in Denver joins Paul to try ciders from his esteemed cidery. Colorado Cider Company is the oldest operating cidery in the state.

37: Colorado vs The World Sauvignon Blanc Tasting with Jacob Harkins

May 5, 2022

This week on Denver Wine Radio, Jacob Harkins joins Paul to taste four wines from around the world (of course one is from Colorado) in another episode of Colorado vs. the World. Jacob Harkins is a self-described wine geek, f…

36: A Visit with Cassidee Shull

April 27, 2022

After graduating with a Bachelor's Degree in Management and Human Resource Management from Colorado Mesa University in 2011, Cassidee was hired in 2012 as the executive director of Colorado Association for Viticulture & Enol…

35: Mark & James Blanchard: Blanchard Family Wines

April 19, 2022

Blanchard Family Wines is the story of how wine can bring people together, build bridges and ignite passions that make dreams come true. This boutique winery expresses the vision of two brothers and the uniting qualities of …

34: Jayme Henderson & Steve Steese: The Storm Cellar Winery

April 12, 2022

Jayme Henderson + Steve Steese of The Storm Cellar Winery join Paul this week to try two more of Colorado's finest wines.

33: ChaCha Chavez Returns

April 5, 2022

This week, ChaCha Chavez joins Denver Wine Radio to try two fantastic Colorado wines. ChaCha is a radio personality who has spent 30 plus years on the air in Denver, Colorado, as a Program Director and on air talent at these…

32: Doug Caskey: The Colorado Industry Wine Development Board

March 29, 2022

Doug Caskey will be the first to tell you that he has one of the best government jobs in the Colorado. At one point Doug was the store manager and Boulder Liquor Mart.

31: Jack Hadley Drops a New CD: Daybreak In Alabama The Langston Hughes Project

Aug. 13, 2020

Blues guitarist Jack Hadley drops by to talk about his new CD, Daybreak In Alabama The Langston Hughes Project. A two year project in the making that features the poetry of Langston Hughes and Jack's music. Show Notes: [0:…

30: The Persevering Aspen Peak Cellars

Feb. 5, 2020

This is the final part of our meetup for C.A.V.E., Colorado Association for Viticulture and Enology. Marcel and Julie Flukiger of Aspen Peak Cellars have the most incredible story of starting and rebuilding their winery not…

29: Meet Up Part Two: Vino Salida Wine Cellars

Nov. 15, 2019

This is the second part of our meetup for C.A.V.E., Colorado Association for Viticulture and Enology.  We sat down with Steve Flynn, owner and winemaker at Vino Salida Wine Cellars in Poncha Springs, Colorado. Show notes: …

28: Meet Up with Carboy Winery

Oct. 24, 2019

Last month we hosted a meetup for C.A.V.E., Colorado Association for Viticulture and Enology. Winemakers and wine people who belong to the organization getting together to taste and talk about the wine industry in Colorado. …

27: Northside Interview with Bobby LeFebre

June 22, 2019

Bobby LeFebre is a writer and poet who lives in our Northside Denver neighborhood and wrote a play about it. He and cast member Angel Mendez stopped by to talk about the sold out show at Su Teatro and help us give away some …

26: and...we're back! with Christopher C. Romero

May 21, 2019

Christopher C. Romero is a busy guy these days. Whether he's performing his record Rocknrolla, creating abstract art or acting in movies, he's always willing to take the time to sit down and talk with us.  Show Notes: [2:3…

25: Canned Wine Show

Nov. 14, 2018

We hit the canned wine isle and tasted 6 different wines including: Canterris Colorado White Wine Tangent Sauvignon Blanc Underwood Pinot Noir (Oregon) Canterris Colorado Red Wine Essentially Geared Red Wine (California) Se…

24: Part 2: Jo Mama and Guy Drew Vineyards

Nov. 3, 2018

Tasting wine from Guy Drew Vineyards with Jo Mama Myers. [2:50] Guy talks about his chardonnay [7:56] Growing grapes in the Four Corned area. [11:07] Guy Drew Syrah: One of two wines that proves Colorado is the n…