Welcome back to Pair it Up for our third show! Sponsored by Country Financial, hosted by yours truly: Heidi Moore! We’ll be live streaming a short culinary and wine series featuring one local chef and winemaker per show, out of the simplicity of my own kitchen in the Oregon Wine Country.
We invite you to tune in and either cook with us, or just watch and gather ideas to make on your own! For those who choose to cook with us, we’ll be providing the ingredients and a downloadable recipe PDF for each show, along with where to buy the wine. (see below)
Sweet Potato Puree – Roasted Asparagus – Herbed Butter
Heidi Moore, your wine loving podcast host and Wine Insurance agent with Country Financial!
I started Wine Crush Podcast to explore the wine cultures of Oregon, Washington, and Idaho where my passion stems from growing up in an Agriculture-centric home. I truly love to be out in the country, on the water, and out in the field building relationships with people.
Introducing, Chef Norma Bucholz! Norma is a native Oregonian, growing up in Sheridan, and graduated from Le Cordon Bleu in 2015. Immediately after graduating she found herself working in the Willamette Valley for 10 years before starting her own catering business in 2017. Just a year later, she accepted a full-time position at Brooks Winery in 2018 as their Executive Chef.
In the kitchen her background is in American-french, and enjoys family and Fiancé time.
Meet Tara and Cyler! Varnum Vintners is owned and operated by Taralyn and Cyler Varnum. Our passion is to make delicious, small production wines that have a clear expression of vineyard and vintage. We make the wines we love and experiment with new grapes and styles that peak our interest. Our focus is on old vine Riesling, Pinot Noir and Sparkling Wines. Our hope is to share these wines with people who share our love of wine and the experience of wine country.
Special thanks to The Daydream Agency (operated by CEO Sami Sattva) for helping us with all of our marketing, design, and the media on all things Wine Crush Podcast / Country Financial and our endeavors!
We’ll be streaming live on both Instagram and Facebook. If you are watching from Facebook you’ll need to “befriend” Heidi’s personal page to tune in.
If you’re on Instagram, it will be a “live”, then uploaded to IGTV for future replay.
Please note that the live video will be in “vertical orientation”, so prepare for that if needed.
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