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Drinking brings people together. The Cheers! North County podcast features The Coast News columnist Ryan Woldt meeting up for a drink (virtually for now) with interesting people across North County San Diego to learn more about them. Guests range from beer industry personnel to politicians and entrepreneurs. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/cheers-nc-podcast/support

Drinking brings people together. The Cheers! North County podcast features The Coast News columnist Ryan Woldt meeting up for a drink (virtually for now) with interesting people across North County San Diego to learn more about them. Guests range from beer industry personnel to politicians and entrepreneurs. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/cheers-nc-podcast/support

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Drinking brings people together. The Cheers! North County podcast features The Coast News columnist Ryan Woldt meeting up for a drink (virtually for now) with interesting people across North County San Diego to learn more about them. Guests range from beer industry personnel to politicians and entrepreneurs. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/cheers-nc-podcast/support

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English

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Episodes

Cheers! - Jenny Mann, Photographer & Shaheen Javadizadeh, Takein App

3/24/2021
Today’s two-part episode features Jenny Mann, photographer and social media manager who works in the SoCal Beer industry. Find her work at: jennymannphotography.com, and learn more about the In-The-Weeds Hospitality support effort. In the second half of the show I interview Shaheen Javadizadeh, cofounder of Takein App which is bringing a restaurant friendly delivery service to your community. Casa De Bandini at the Forum in Carlsbad has also been a great sponsor of this show, and we've...

Duration:01:02:20

Cheers! - Gilbert Gastelum, Casa De Bandini

3/11/2021
Today’s guest is Gilbert Gastelum. He is the general manager of Casa De Bandini at the Forum in Carlsbad, one of the fantastic North County San Diego Mexican restaurant options. Casa de Bandini has been around since the early 1980's! First in Old Town San Diego, and then moving to North County in 2009. Check out there full menu at casadebandini.com Casa De Bandini at the Forum in Carlsbad has also been a great sponsor of this show, and we've teamed up to give away $50 Gift Cards for some of...

Duration:00:25:53

Cheers! - Ryan Brown, Athletic Brewing

2/25/2021
Today’s guest is Ryan Brown. He is the Territory Sales Manager for Athletic Brewing Company. Athletic Brewing is unique in that they make non-alcoholic craft beer. You might have noticed the rising popularity of non-alcholic beer, and these guys are at least partly to credit for having a few more options that won’t get you tipsy. Ryan Brown is the guy responsible for getting Athletic’s beer into our local SoCal marketplace, and we talk about what inspired the company, about the beer...

Duration:00:22:24

Cheers! - Matthew Vasilakis, Climate Action Campaign

2/11/2021
Today’s guest is Matthew Vasilakis. He is the Co-Director of Policy at Climate Action Campaign. Climate is such a big, sometimes overwhelming, concept, but Matthew helps break down how the Climate Action Campaign is working to push forward regional climate policy, actionable efforts & attitudes, and we dig into their mission to stop the climate crisis through effective policy action, the value and impact of local efforts. Even the impact of a single individual like you or me....

Duration:00:24:27

Cheers! - Nick Hammond, Pacific Coast Spirits

2/5/2021
Nick Hammond, the founder and head distiller of Oceanside, California based distillery and restaurand Pacific Coast Spirits joins the show to talk about a LONG first year in business, what it means to be part of the fabric of a community and cocktails in a crowler. Head to https://paccoastspirits.com/ to order bottles of craft spirits or a meal and a cocktail, and check out Humanity Showers. A great local charity that PCS and their customers are supporting right now. This episode also...

Duration:00:38:15

Cheers! First Light Whiskey - David Elizondo & Ryan Espi

1/22/2021
Today's episode features the co-founders of San Diego based First Light Coffee Whiskey, David Elizondo and Ryan Espi. We chat about their spirits brand, inspiration from the outdoors, introduction into the spirits community and their commitment to the 1% for the Planet organization. Enjoy the show. This Episode also features sponsor Casa De Bandini at the Forum in Carlsbad. The Coast News & Casa De Bandini are giving away $50 Gift Cards for great Mexican Food and Drink follow The Coast...

Duration:00:26:28

Cheers! Santa! - Episode 1.

1/1/2021
HAPPY NEW YEAR! Welcome to 2020! Today’s Cheers! guest is the one and only Santa. He called in from the sleigh on a quick San Diego stop to pick up beer, coffee and tacos before heading home for an Elf Appreciation Party hosted by Mrs. Claus. This Episode also features sponsor Casa De Bandini at the Forum in Carlsbad. The Coast News & Casa De Bandini are giving away $50 Gift Cards for great Mexican Food and Drink follow The Coast News on Instagram for details on how to win. If you enjoy...

Duration:00:20:01

Episode 14: Elle France, Cosa Salvaje Tequila

12/18/2020
Today’s Cheers! guest is Elle France. She is a North County San Diego local who went searching for what made her happy in life, and found that Tequila was that thing. She decided to start her own brand, and then googled “How to start a tequila company”. Thanks for listening. Check out Casa Salvaje Tequila at: https://www.cosasalvajetequila.com/. Order tequila for delivery at www.OldTownTequila.com. This show is sponsored by The San Diego Botanical Gardens Botanical Wonderland! Reserve your...

Duration:00:21:36

Episode 1: Again. Beth Demmon, Beer Writer

12/4/2020
This show is sponsored by The San Diego Botanical Gardens Botanical Wonderland! Reserve your tickets asap at: https://www.sdbgarden.org/botanicwonderland.htm In this episode of The Cheers! North County podcast we replay the very first interview we did for this show. I was joined by talented San Diego-based food and beverage writer, and recent winner of the North American Guild of Beer Writers 2019 Diversity in Beer Writing Grant, Beth Demmon in April. Our conversation then focused on the...

Duration:00:20:35

Episode 12 - Brandon Hernandez, SanDiegoBeer.News & Cody Thompson, Beer Night In San Diego

11/16/2020
For today’s show I virtually met up with Brandon Hernandez, founder of SanDiegoBeer.News who has also worked on the inside of the industry with some great companies including Alesmith and Societe Brewing. We were joined by one of my favorite beer podcasters Cody Thompson, founder and co-host of Beer Night in San Diego which is the longest running beer podcast around. Listening to Beer Night in San Diego the podcast is a lot like hanging out with a group of good friends and a six-pack. If...

Duration:00:20:22

Episode 11 - Tommy Kreamer, Gravity Heights Brewing

11/6/2020
For today’s show I virtually met up with a very chill Tommy Kramer, the head brewer at Gravity Heights brewpub in Sorrento Mesa neighborhood of San Diego. Gravity Heights happens to be fairly well set up for pandemic service with their large outdoor beer garden. You can check it out on @gravityheights on Instagram, and they’ve recently started canning beers, specifically their June Gloom hazy IPA, for people who still aren’t ready to head out for a pint on-site. You can find 4-packs...

Duration:00:20:43

Episode 10 - Taylor Steele, Solento Tequila

10/23/2020
For today’s show I virtually met up with acclaimed surf filmmaker, artist and entrepreneur Taylor Steele about his newest endeavor, Solento Tequila (https://solentotequila.com/) based right out of Encinitas which you can actually already get in North County at Seaside Market, Lazy Acres Encinitas and Harvest Ranch Market. Anyone who knows me outside this podcast knows I’m not a tequila person. In fact, I had not had even a drop of tequila since August of 1999, but because I’m at least...

Duration:00:21:32

Episode 9 - Dr. Priya Bhat-Patel, Carlsbad Councilperson & Candidate for California State Senate in 2022.

10/9/2020
For this episode of the Cheers! podcast, I virtually met up with Carlsbad City Council Person and candidate for 2022 California State Senate Dr. Priya Bhat-Patel. She’s running for the senate seat opening in District 36 which stretches along the Coast from just north of Solana Beach up to Laguna Nigel. I wanted to talk to Dr. Bhat-Patel, about why she was launching her campaign so early, how she got started in politics and how her current role in City Council is preparing her for the senate,...

Duration:00:18:23

Thorn St. Relay IPA - Cheers! Beer of the Week

10/7/2020
This weeks beer is: Thorn St. Relay IPA Each week Ryan Woldt, writer of the Cheers! North County column for the Coast News in North County San Diego will share a beer with you as part of a new bonus segment between the Cheers! interview episodes. Hopefully you enjoy this arbitrary selection of beers, and are inspired to pick up a local brew in your community. Get ready for the Coast News Clean Campaign Forum on October 13th. Check out all of The Coast News podcasts on the new directory...

Duration:00:03:40

Peak Brewing IPA - Cheers! Beer of the Week

9/29/2020
This weeks beer is: PEAK Organic Brewing IPA. Each week Ryan Woldt, writer of the Cheers! North County column for the Coast News in North County San Diego will share a beer with you as part of a new bonus segment between the Cheers! interview episodes. Hopefully you enjoy this arbitrary selection of beers, and are inspired to pick up a local brew in your community. Get ready for the Coast News Clean Campaign Forum on October 13th. Check out all of The Coast News podcasts on the new...

Duration:00:04:40

Episode 8 - Brittany Merrill Yeng, Skrewball Whiskey

9/25/2020
For today’s show I virtually met up with Brittany Merrill-Yeng. She’s the co-founder, along with her husband Steven, of Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey. That is “screw” with k instead of a c. I wanted to talk to Brittany, in part, because Skrewball Whiskey is a local success story winning awards and rolling out nationwide, but also because of their Skrew Covid-19 and Skrew it forward charitable campaigns, and how being a mission driven business isn’t just about writing a check, but...

Duration:00:18:26

Rouleur Endo IPA - Cheers! Beer of the Week

9/23/2020
Rouleur Brewing Endo West Coast IPA Each week Ryan Woldt, writer of the Cheers! North County column for the Coast News in North County San Diego will share a beer with you as part of a new bonus segment between the Cheers! interview episodes. Hopefully you enjoy this arbitrary selection of beers, and are inspired to pick up a local brew in your community. Get ready for the Coast News Clean Campaign Forum on October 13th. Check out all of The Coast News podcasts on the new directory page,...

Duration:00:05:07

Episode 7 - Tim Barnes, The Wine Nest

9/11/2020
Enjoy this conversation with Tim Barnes, Founder of The Wine Nest, a new mission driven virtual events platform for non-profit-fundraising, and corporate retention focused on wine and comedy. Check out nest.wine online to find out more about the new platform, how it works or to reach out about setting up a fun event. They’re actually going to be setting up some free virtual wine tasting and comedy shows for local non-profits and businesses so you can try it out. Reach out directly for...

Duration:00:20:55

Episode 6 - Meghan Williams & Nathan Serrato, Escondido Creek Conservancy

8/28/2020
On this show I’m virtually meeting up with Meghan Williams and Nathan Serrato of the Escondido Creek Conservancy. Meghan is a development associate and Nathan is their marketing and volunteer manager. We’re going to talk about the efforts of the conservancy, how the pandemic has impacted their efforts and some of the special projects they have been working on. The Escondido Creek Conservancy is focused on the health and vitality of the Escondido Creek Watershed. Since 1991, they’ve helped...

Duration:00:18:37

Episode 5 - Yiga Miyashiro, Saint Archer Brewing Company

8/14/2020
Today I’m having a beer with Yiga Miyashiro. For the past seven years he’s been the Director of Brewing Operations at Saint Archer Brewing Company. Before that he began his career at Port Brewing/Lost Abbey, and then worked his way up through the ranks at Pizza Port. We talk about the Saint Archer Research and Development program putting out small batches of beer at Saint Archer, the importance and value of mentorship in the brewing industry, and how they’ve maintained a scrappy vibe. And...

Duration:00:20:41