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Making Wine Fun & Not Frightening! Informal, Informative, Fun & Inspiring - Join them every week for something new, different, cheerful & entertaining! The idea is that Alex (the Somm- who knows something about wine) answers questions from Christi (the Yoga Mom- who knows nothing about wine!) while sharing a new bottle every week- So tune in often to see what is up! Why?! Because Wine should be something shared, something savored and something everyone can enjoy without fear of looking foolish!

Making Wine Fun & Not Frightening! Informal, Informative, Fun & Inspiring - Join them every week for something new, different, cheerful & entertaining! The idea is that Alex (the Somm- who knows something about wine) answers questions from Christi (the Yoga Mom- who knows nothing about wine!) while sharing a new bottle every week- So tune in often to see what is up! Why?! Because Wine should be something shared, something savored and something everyone can enjoy without fear of looking foolish!
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Making Wine Fun & Not Frightening! Informal, Informative, Fun & Inspiring - Join them every week for something new, different, cheerful & entertaining! The idea is that Alex (the Somm- who knows something about wine) answers questions from Christi (the Yoga Mom- who knows nothing about wine!) while sharing a new bottle every week- So tune in often to see what is up! Why?! Because Wine should be something shared, something savored and something everyone can enjoy without fear of looking foolish!

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Episodes

Ep 19 - Christi, Alex & The Father & Son Pink Wine!

4/15/2019
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Rose has a long and noble history- longer than most of us think! Before Champagne was Champagne, the wine was still and pink! The most common Roman wines were pink, and so were the wines of the Ancient Greeks! Red, White- these are relatively recent- so if someone gives you grief, don't take it! DRINK PINK & DRINK WITH PRIDE! Christi & Alex pull out a bottle from Provencal and give it the podcast treatment! It's Wine! It's Fun! It's Freeing! Grab a glass of something you love, put in the...

Duration:00:33:37

Ep 18 - Christi, Alex & The Trip Down Memory Lane!

4/2/2019
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Every story has a beginning. Every couple has to meet somewhere! Join Christi & Alex as they taste through one of the first wines they ever shared and find what makes it special! A little wine, a little personal history, and what-the-heck, a scathing movie revue too! Pull a cork, (twist off a top!) pour a glass and tune in to SOMM-Thing To Drink About's latest effort! Hitching Post 2015 Highliner Pinot Noir, Santa Barbara, CA

Duration:00:35:28

Ep 17 - Christi, Alex & The Spice-Traminer!

3/22/2019
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Christi & Alex grab a glass of something wonderfully odd! It's Delicious! It's Delightful! It's SOMM-Thing To Drink About making wine fun (and ripping off lyrics again!) Tune in to another week's episode where Christi & Alex work their way through a mystery wine, and share a few laughs, a few insights and have some fun!

Duration:00:28:54

Ep 16 - Christi, Alex & The Neighbor of The Pope!

3/14/2019
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Christi & Alex are back! This week they have taken their wine glasses to a whole new location- and they discover that sometimes it's not what you are smelling, but sometimes it is what you are NOT smelling! How do you know the difference between "Old World" and "New World" wines by just the nose? SO MANY QUESTIONS!! They may not get to all the answers, but they are fun to listen to as they try! Join them for another adventure in a bottle on SOMMthing To Drink About! E Guigal 2014 Gigondas,...

Duration:00:30:10

Ep 15 - Christi, Alex & Going Old School!

3/8/2019
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Christi & Alex take their first steps into the past with a wine from the Old World! What does that mean, and how does Christi react to a wine radically out of step with everything she has tried so far? Come listen for the Good, the Bad, and the What-Have-You-Done-This-Week-Alex that is our podcast! It's Delicious! Albert Bichot 2016 Bourgogne Vielles Vignes de Pinot Noir, Burgundy, France

Duration:00:28:55

Ep 14 - Christi, Alex & The Ridge Estate!

3/2/2019
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Christi & Alex go all the way to Cupertino to bring you a new podcast! Well, allright, they didn't go anywhere, but their wine began it's journey high in the hills above Cupertino, California and found it's way into their glasses in Eastern Washington! What do they have this time? Is it Red? Is it White? Will Christi like it? So many questions that can only be answered by listening to our latest Episode, "Christi, Alex & The Ridge Estate!" #SommThingToDrinkAbout #SpokaneSomm #RedWine...

Duration:00:29:30

Ep 13 - Christi, Alex & The Oregon Oddity!

2/21/2019
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Christi & Alex are at it again, this time with an unusual white in the glass! With a name that's hard to pronounce and future that is unclear, tune in to learn a bit about Oregon's wine growing history, and the man who brought the mis-named "Dijon Clone's" to the New World! #SOMMThingToDrinkAbout #Somm #SpokaneSomm #WhiteWine #Wine #winepodcast #oregonwine #adelsheim Adelsheim Auxerrois 2014 Ribbon Springs, OR

Duration:00:25:39

Ep 12 - Christi, Alex & The Carmenere!

2/15/2019
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Christi & Alex have something new this week! What on earth is "Carmenere"?! Is it a place? A grape? A small European car? Tune in to this week's episode to find out! Wine the way it should be - fun, informative and not at all threatening! Cheers! (Spoiler Alert ... from Chile!) #Sommthingtodrinkabout #SpokaneSomm #Fetzer #RedWine #ChileWine Primus 2011 Carmenere Colchagua Valley, Chile

Duration:00:29:57

Ep 11 - Christi, Alex & The Craggy Range!

2/7/2019
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Christi & Alex sit down to a glass of glory from the Island of the Long Cloud. New Zealand makes a killer Sauvignon Blanc, but also houses some of the greatest New World wine potential ever seen. What have they got in their glass this week? #SommThingToDrinkAbout #SpokaneSomm #Wine #RedWine #WinePodcast #CraggyRange Craggy Range 2016 Pinot Noir, Martinborough, New Zealand

Duration:00:27:07

Ep 10 - Christi, Alex & The Zin to Win!

2/2/2019
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Christi & Alex are back for Episode 10, the Zin to Win! A few helpful tips on seeing the color of your wine more clearly, a little history, and some solid laughs- it's all here when you tune in to listen to... Episode 10, the ZIN TO WIN! #Somm #RedWine #Sommthingtodrinkabout #SpokaneSomm Seghesio 2013 Home Ranch Estate Zinfandel, Alexander Valley, CA

Duration:00:27:25

Ep 09 - Christi, Alex & The "M" Word!

1/21/2019
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Christi & Alex tackle a grape whose wine fortunes have plummeted in recent years, but deserves so much more! Find out what they are up to and what's in their glasses this week! #wine #redwine #somm #sommthing #winepodcast Emmolo 2016 Merlot Napa Valley, California

Duration:00:32:37

Ep 08 - Christi, Alex & The American Classic!

1/16/2019
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Christi & Alex take on an American Icon, a classic of the wine scene! When it comes to wines, there is an awesome range of possibilities, from blah to badass, but very few wines have changed the landscape of American drinking quite like this! What do they have in their glass this week?! #wine #pinkwine #somm #spokanesomm #sommthing #sutterhome Sutter Home White Zinfandel NV California

Duration:00:29:41

Ep 07 - Christi, Alex & A Little Gratitude!

1/14/2019
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Christi & Alex talk through the Tasting Process, deal with a Wine Gone Bad and finally end up in the comforting arms of a Walla Walla Wunderkind! Delicious, Delightful and Fun! #wine #redwine #somm #spokanesomm #charlessmith #BLeighton B. Leighton 2013 Gratitude Yakima Valley, Washington

Duration:00:34:49

Ep 06 - Christi, Alex & The Land Of Oz!

1/10/2019
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If Dorothy had tasted these wines, she would never have come home! A podcast about the Land Down Under, where their winter is our summer, and world class wines are easy to drink, inexpensive to buy and a new adventure is around every corner! Australia, Australia, Australia, We love you, Amen! Mollydooker 2016 The Boxer, South Australia, Australia #wine #redwine #somm #spokanesomm #SommThing

Duration:00:28:24

Ep 05 - Christi, Alex & The Bubbly!

1/10/2019
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Christi & Alex crack a bottle of Champagne and the conversation begins! A bit of bubbly and a lot of fun! Join them for a frolicking verbal meander through History, Wine and the Champagne Region! Gosset Champagne NV, Grand Blanc de Blancs Brut, Champagne, France #wine #somm #spokanesomm #bubblywine #champagne #somm-thingtodrinkabout

Duration:00:23:43

Ep 04 - Christi, Alex & The Long Shadows!

1/6/2019
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The Long Shadows Project invites world class winemakers from all over the globe to come to the Northwest & work with their “grape of expertise” - only grown in Washington! Christi & Alex got their hands on an Ultra-Premium bottle of wine! What have they got in their glass this time?! Saggi 2012 Red Blend Columbia Valley, WA #wine #redwine #somm #SpokaneSomm #SommThing #Longshadows

Duration:00:25:53

Ep 03 - Christi & Alex & The Icon!

1/6/2019
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Christi & Alex wander the globe with a New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc, the 2016 Nobilo Icon! Delicious and Delightful! History, Wine, Flair and Fun- this podcast has it all! Nobilo Icon 2016 Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough, New Zealand #wine #whitewine #somm #spokanesomm #SommThing

Duration:00:29:10

Ep 02 - Christi, Alex & A Touch of Substance!

1/6/2019
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Christi & Alex give a bottle of Washington Cabernet the podcast treatment. A lot of fluff and a bottle of Substance make for a great podcast! Substance Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 Columbia Valley, Washington #wine #somm #spokanesomm #charlessmith #red wine #SommThing

Duration:00:28:17

Ep 01- Christi, Alex & A Bottle of Grü-Vee!

1/2/2019
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Christi & Alex kick off their podcast by opening a bottle of 2015 Joel Gott Grüner Veltliner. Alex goes on off tangents while Christi tries to make sense of the wine. A little history, a little wine and a LOT of fun! #wine #whitewine #SommThing #somm #spokanesomm #SommThingToDrinkAbout Joel Gott 2015 Grüner Veltliner Columbia Gorge, Washington

Duration:00:19:54