Sip Northwest Live with Brian Bushlach

SipNWLive LogoOregon Wine is excited to once again partner with Brian Bushlach during Oregon Wine Month 2016 to showcase the personalities and regions that make Oregon wine so distinct.

A native Oregonian and wine aficionado, Brian has been bringing the stories of Northwest wine to listeners throughout Oregon and Washington each weekend. In his eleventh year on the air, Brian owns the airwaves with Sip Northwest Live as the only radio program devoted exclusively to Northwest wines and the faces and places behind them.

Where to Listen


Sip Northwest Live airs in Portland on Saturdays from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m on 101KXL FM.

Sip Northwest Live airs in Seattle on Sundays from 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. on KVI 570 AM.

To listen in Eugene / Springfield, Salem, Medford, Bend / Prineville, Corvallis / Albany/ Lebanon, Roseburg, Klamath Falls, Pendleton / LaGrande / Baker / Enterprise, Coos Bay / Coquille, The Dalles, Astoria, Newport, Lincoln City and Tillamook, tune into a Radio Northwest Network station on Saturdays from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Oregon Wine Month 2016 Podcasts

Listen to: Why Biodynamic?
Tune in for an engaging conversation about biodynamic vineyard practices with Tahmiene and Moe Momtazi of Maysara Winery and Barbara Gross of Cooper Mountain. (Original Air Date: May 28, 2016)

Listen to: Certified Oregon
Oregon wineries are thought and practice leaders in the vineyards, as well as in the overall wine business. Listen to Brian discuss the “B Corp” certification with Alex Sokol Blosser of Sokol Blosser Winery and Bill Sweat from Winderlea Vineyard and Winery.  (Original Air Date: May 21, 2016)

Listen to: Southern Hospitality
Chat with Oregon Wine A-List Wine Program of the Year winner, James Rahn, formally of the Heathman Bar and Restaurant, then head down south for some southern hospitality with John Olson of TeSóAria Vineyard in the Umpqua Valley. (Original Air Date: May 14, 2016)

Listen to: Oregon’s Border Bounty
Travel across Oregon’s northern border and learn about the Columbia River Gorge from Steve Bickford of Mount Hood Winery and Walla Walla from Marty Clubb of L’ Ecole. (Original Air Date: May 7, 2016)

Listen to: Big Players and Beautiful Wines

Brian interviews two of the biggest players in Oregon wine: Sam Tannahil of A to Z Wineworks and Ed King of King Estate Winery. (Original Air Date: April 30, 2016) 

Listen to: A Visit to City Winery

Radio host, Brian Buschlach visits City Winery in New York City to discuss the impact of Northwest wines on the east coast with City Winery Associate Winemaker, Ben Riccardi. (Original Air Date: April 23, 2016) 

Oregon Wine Month 2015 Podcasts

Listen to: Walla Walla Valley

Steve Robertson of Delmas Wines talks about the 2015 establishment of Oregon’s newest AVA, The Rocks District of Milton-Freewater. In the second half, one of Walla Walla’s Oregon vineyard pioneers, Casey McClellan of Seven Hills Winery, talks about the collaboration between Washington and Oregon when it comes to making wine in this esteemed region. (Original Air Date: April 25, 2015)

Listen to: Oregon Food and Wine

Oregon Food and Wine with Chris Czarnecki, chef and owner of the Joel Palmer House, and Erica Landon, former Portland sommelier and current co-owner of Walter Scott Wines. (Original Air Date: May 2, 2015)

Listen to: Collaborative Winemaking in the Willamette Valley

Collaborative Winemaking in the Willamette Valley with Luisa Ponzi, Anthony King and Eric Hamacher of the Carlton Winemakers Studio. (Original Air Date: May 9, 2015).

Listen to: Spotlight on Southern Oregon

Spotlight on Southern Oregon with Earl Jones of Abacela and Bill Steele of Cowhorn. (Original Air Date: May 16, 2015)

Listen to: Spotlight on the Columbia Gorge

Exploring the Columbia Gorge with Lonnie Wright of the Pines 1852 and Robb Bell of Cathedral Ridge. (Original Air Date: May 23, 2015)