Ep. 38 Show notes
Dr. Helen and Tim Harless- They moved from North Texas to Idaho and opened a winery.
They already won an award
They were both in the Air Force when they met.
They decided to move to the west coast and ended up in Idaho because it is a growing region
The latitude of their winery is what makes it a good area for growth
Tim was a commercial pilot before becoming the primary winemaker
Helen managed the tasting room on the weekends and worked in her dental practice during the week.
Do you get to stomp on grapes? Foot microbiology does not mix well with wine.
Tips for a wine menu: Find the kind you like and choose the second one down, otherwise ask for suggestions based on what you want and your price range.
Food pairings First Impressions Game
What kinds of customers do you have?
The quality of the wine is very good, so they rarely need to send it back.
If you order by the glass, ask how long the bottle has been open. More than 2-3 days will not be as good as a freshly opened bottle.
Wines go from harvesting to delivering bottles in a two-year cycle.
Hat Ranch Winery Website: https://www.hatranchwinery.com/
Dr. Harless Dental Practice https://southwestdentalboise.com/
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