Wine and Dime Episode 71 - Tax Planning for Retirement

Hey Wine and Dime listeners today’s episode is a little different then past podcasts.  Today it is just me, Amy Irvine. A few weeks ago I presented at a community event about taxes and retirement planning; the feedback I received was that they wanted to hear the presentation all over again to pick out different parts of the content.  So, I decided to record some of the information. If you are in your mid to late 40’s or older, this is an important episode for you. What should you can expect to learn from this episode?  

  • Tax Planning through Four Stages of Retirement

  • How Social Security and Working Income Intertwine

  • Information about Medicare 

  • How to “Bucket” Your Portfolio and Income

Click the buttons below for more information on Tax Planning for Retirement

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This episode was presented by

Amy Irvine

AND IN COLLABORATION WITH

The Seneca Lake Wine Trail

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AMY IRVINE

ROOTED PLANNING GROUP

10 EAST MARKET STREET

CORNING NY 14830

WWW.ROOTEDPG.COM

EMAIL:  AMY@ROOTEDPG.COM

Wine and Dime Episode 70 - Psychology of Money

In this episode of Wine and Dime, I again chat with Kerrie Beene. Kerrie and I talk about the psychology of money, how affects our decisions and the impact it has on our mental health. I think that this was a facinating topic that I think all of our listeners can enjoy. So sit on back, sip your favorite wine, and enjoy the show.

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El Pensador - The Thinker

With slightly sharp, herbal red-fruit aromas, this representes the lighter side of Garnacha. In the mouth, it's choppy but fresh, while leafy flavors of plum, raspberry and peppery spice finish fiery and dry.


This episode was presented by

Amy Irvine

AND IN COLLABORATION WITH

The Seneca Lake Wine Trail

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AMY IRVINE

ROOTED PLANNING GROUP

10 EAST MARKET STREET

CORNING NY 14830

WWW.ROOTEDPG.COM

EMAIL:  AMY@ROOTEDPG.COM


Wine and Dime Episode 69 - Coaching for Fiscal Fitness with Kerrie and Amy

In this episode of Wine and Dime, I got to travel down to Oklahoma to visit one of our financial planners, Kerrie Beene. While here we were able to celebrate Kerrie getting her CFP and visit a great winery here in Oklahoma, “Girls gone Wine”. We also jumped in our affiliation with Fiscal Fitness Club, and how the coaching goes on there. It was a great talk, and if you are wondering what the Fiscal Fitness Club was all about, than this is the podcast for you! Be sure to rate and subscribe and thanks for listening!


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Kerrie Beene, CFP®

FINANCIAL COACH

My own personal financial journey has taught me that while they're important, life is more than numbers. Finding joy in the journey towards personal goals is key. A smart plan with a lot of heart goes a long way to keeping daily financial decisions in line with your long term goals. I graduated from Southeastern Oklahoma State University with a degree in Business Administration  and hold a certificate in Financial Planning from Wake Forest University.  I passed the CFP exam in November of 2016 and I'm currently working towards my service hours. I began my career in financial planning by starting my own company, Beene Financial Planning. Having the desire to work as a team, I then joined Irvine Wealth Planning Strategies. My roots in Southeast Oklahoma  have given me great insight on the need for financial planning that is not just investment focused, but also on all the other financial planning decisions.  I enjoy, and work best, with those who are ready to take control of their finances and use their money to fulfill their goals and dreams.


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Fiscal Fitness Club of America

Our Philosophy

Fiscal Fitness Clubs of America believes that the purpose of money is to first create financial security and then to accomplish your goals, while matching your values. We believe that joy in life can’t be separated from money, and that reducing financial stress through the management of cash flow and assets can add more joy to your life than owning “stuff,” or buying experiences at the expense of your financial security. We also believe that “knowing” and “doing” are not the same. Our goal is to give you the knowledge and tools to manage your financial life, so you get what you want from your labor and money. We are all about empowering you, not about you needing us. Our goal is that, at the end of our relationship, you will have confidence in your financial path and feel comfortable knowing what you need to do to manage your financial resources and advisors. That doesn’t mean you might not prefer to delegate some or all of the tasks to us or someone else. Whether or not our relationship continues, our goal is that you will have confidence in your ability to make informed decisions.

There is an important consequence of this philosophy. You will be committing your time and energy on a regular basis to:

  • Gathering and sharing data

  • Completing assignments, such as meeting with your insurance agent or organizing your paperwork

  • Committing to becoming comfortable with technology as a tool to manage your finances

  • Acting upon mutually agreed recommendations


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Girls Gone Wine

Girls Gone Wine is more than just a great tasting room with great wines

It is a fun boutique winery with a funky, sassy gift shop. Though there is no vineyard, all the wine is fermented and produced on site--their slogan is "Girls Gone Wine...not Girls Gone Farming!"

Come join the FUN!

Free tasting since 2006!

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Spicy Sheilas, dry red wine

Overview

Sheilas in Australia means girls, which is why we chose this name for this Australian Shiraz, with hints of black fruits and spice. Australia is known for its kangaroos, and this one on the label ended up looking kind of like Scooby Doo... which we sometimes call him Scooby Roo!

Tasting Notes

Hints of black fruits and spice



This episode was presented by

Amy Irvine

AND IN COLLABORATION WITH

The Seneca Lake Wine Trail

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AMY IRVINE

ROOTED PLANNING GROUP

10 EAST MARKET STREET

CORNING NY 14830

WWW.ROOTEDPG.COM

EMAIL:  AMY@ROOTEDPG.COM

Wine and Dime Episode 68 - "Throwing Light" on Brandy with Brandy Walker

Hello again Wine and Dime listeners. Today’s episode is one in which is a little deeper than usual.  I had the opportunity to sit down with Brandy Walker. Brandy is young woman who shares her story of strength and how she recovered from abuse.  She shares in how it influenced her life with a decision to become a therapist, to be able to help others overcome their own similar struggles. Brandy also has her own incredible podcast called “Throwing Light”… hence the name of the episode. So sit on back, pop open some wine and enjoy the show!


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Brandy Walker

https://www.brandyglows.com/

Instagram - @brandyglows

Twitter - @brandyglows

Facebook - Brandy Walker


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Throwing Light with Brandy Walker

The opposite of throwing shade, TL is explores the intersection of spirituality and mental health. With a hefty dose of metaphysics and a whole lot of vulnerability, TL asks questions like: What does it mean to co-create with the universe? Does magic exist? What can ordinary people do about the great injustices of our time? What does living a meaningful life look like? Can we make coffee a food group? Host Brandy Walker attempts to answer these questions, and start new conversations about old paradigms, all while being her awkward, adorable self.



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Fulkerson Winery

THE WINEMAKERS’ WINERY

We used to be a simple farm, growing raspberries & grapes. Then, we took it a step further; we acquired Jensen Juice and began to offer fresh grape juice to home winemakers. Before we knew it, our passion grew into the Fulkerson Winery you know & love today. We believe progression is natural, and we are proud to have become the winemakers’ winery.


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SYRAH ROSÉ

Our 2.88 acres of Syrah planted in 2014, is one of the largest plantings in New York of this early ripening, vigorous variety from the northern Rhône. The site we chose to cultivate this variety is on the furthest down-slope of our original 1805 farm. The site is well drained with deep Howard series soils. This site is steep and protected from strong winds, which also allows for good air drainage, protecting the site from both high and low temperatures throughout the year. Being a mid-ripening variety, we are able to select optimal flavor and sugar levels a little better than with some of our more traditional red varieties which ripen at the end of the season.
Exhibiting flavors of berry and red fruit, this delightfully balanced rosé will be sure to please. Pair with cheese, salads and good company. Perfect for any occasion!

Style:
Red, Rosé, Classic (Vinifera)

Sweetness:
Dry

Varietal:
Syrah (Shiraz)


his episode was presented by

Amy Irvine

AND IN COLLABORATION WITH

The Seneca Lake Wine Trail

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AMY IRVINE

ROOTED PLANNING GROUP

10 EAST MARKET STREET

CORNING NY 14830

WWW.ROOTEDPG.COM

EMAIL:  AMY@ROOTEDPG.COM

Wine and Dime Episode 67 - The ABC's of Medicare with Kim Anderson

Hello again podcast listeners. If you are a regular to the show, you know that June is a month I want to talk about aging and some of the concerns that go with that. That’s why I’m siting down with Kim Anderson. Kim is one of my Medicare experts. In this episode we talk about Medicare and Social Security and some strategies that may be available to you. I think this was a very informative episode that I’m sure you will enjoy. So “sip” on back and enjoy the show!

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A little bit about Kim Anderson....

I am a northern Minnesota native who has lived in the Fargo/Moorhead area since 1994.   I graduated from MSU-Moorhead with a degree in Construction Management and obtained my CPA designation in 2012 and have been involved in both business accounting and personal finance for many years.  

I served in the Air Force for 9+ years during Operation Desert Storm.  She also joined the Navy Reserves and was deployed for 10 months during Operation Iraqi Freedom.

I started my own financial planning firm called Young Living Financial in 2017 and, desiring to work with a team of other advisors, I joined Irvine Wealth Planning Strategies in 2018.

In her spare time, Kim enjoys home remodeling, reading, and genealogy, discovering "lost" relatives through DNA.


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Ithaca Flower Power IPA

Enjoy the clover honey hue and tropical nose of our celebrated flagship ale. Flower Power is simultaneously punchy and soothing with a big body and a finish that boasts pineapple and grapefruit. We hop and dry hop Flower Power four different times throughout the brewing process for a powerful floral hop experience. Rated the best IPA in New York State, Flower Power is highly regarded among the most discerning hop heads.

HOPS Simcoe, Centennial, Cascade, Ahtanum
DRY HOPS Chinook, Simcoe, Amarillo
MALTS Pale, Honey
ABV 7.2%


This episode was presented by

Amy Irvine

AND IN COLLABORATION WITH

The Seneca Lake Wine Trail

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AMY IRVINE

ROOTED PLANNING GROUP

10 EAST MARKET STREET

CORNING NY 14830

WWW.ROOTEDPG.COM

EMAIL:  AMY@ROOTEDPG.COM

Wine and Dime Episode 66 - Planning for Your Care Needs with Jill MacNeil

Hello again Wine and Dime listeners! In this episode, I had the opportunity to speak with Jill MacNeil. And we talked about Risk… more specifically the transferring of Risk. Jill is the Long Term Care Specialist with LLIS, which objective is to recommend the best solutions for your clients based on their individual needs, using low-load permanent life insurance and annuities when possible. I’ve often used LLIS when recommending coverage for a client of mine. This was an informative episode that I’m sure you all will enjoy as much as I did!

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Jill MacNeil

Advisor Services: Long Term Care Specialist

Words to Live By: Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.”- Charles R. Swindoll

Her reactions are pretty good. Jill spends most of her spare time on the tennis court and the golf course. And she spends 90% of her time in Tampa and 10% of it in Canada, where she's from and where her family remains (except her husband and two daughters).

Jill was one of the first LLIS team members hired and has worked with just about every solution we offer clients. Since 2009 she's been our long term care insurance specialist and is great at working with clients to be sure they are 100% sure what they are purchasing and why.


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Ravines Chardonnay

Tasting Notes

A Burgundian Chardonnay from the Finger Lakes that shows lovely, nuanced orchard fruit on the nose and delightful plumpness on the palate. The wine is nicely balanced and a delightful rendition of the grapes.


This episode was presented by

Amy Irvine

AND IN COLLABORATION WITH

The Seneca Lake Wine Trail

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AMY IRVINE

ROOTED PLANNING GROUP

10 EAST MARKET STREET

CORNING NY 14830

WWW.ROOTEDPG.COM

EMAIL:  AMY@ROOTEDPG.COM

Wine and Dime Episode 65 - Planning a Wedding "Becky Style" with Becky Partridge-Eason

Hello again Wine and Dime listeners! In this episode, I have the pleasure of speaking with Becky Partridge-Eason. Becky is a financial planner with us here at Rooted Planning Group and describes herself as “frugal”. During the episode we talk about the planning of her wedding, and boy did that term “frugal” help her save a ton. If you are planning a wedding or know someone who is, this episode is for you! So sit back, enjoy a nice bottle of Lakewood Abbey Rose, and enjoy the show!

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Lakewood Winery History

In 1951, the Stamp family moved to Lakewood Farm, a run-down peach and apple orchard on the west side of Seneca Lake. The next spring, they started planting grapes. The original grapes were those favored by the large wineries and grape juice companies. In the mid-80’s the family diversified to add some new varieties, with the hope of someday using them to make their own wines.

In 1988, Monty and Beverly Stamp and their children pressed the grapes for their first vintage.

A Vision Realized

Lakewood Vineyards Winery opened to the public in June 1989 with 7 varieties of wine, made from estate-grown grapes from their 45 acres of vineyards.

Today, with 80 acres of vineyards and 3 Stamp family generations working together, the winery produces a diverse selection of wines. Their dedicated and talented team prides themselves on offering Finger Lakes wines of exceptional quality and value.

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2017 Abby Rose

Our best-selling sweet wine, this long-time favorite is named after our winemaker’s oldest daughter Abby. A fun, fruity wine, Abby Rose is also a great base for sangria.


This episode was presented by

Amy Irvine

AND IN COLLABORATION WITH

The Seneca Lake Wine Trail

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AMY IRVINE

ROOTED PLANNING GROUP

10 EAST MARKET STREET

CORNING NY 14830

WWW.ROOTEDPG.COM

EMAIL:  AMY@ROOTEDPG.COM

Wine and Dime Episode 64 - Investing in Women with Jenifer Cannon

In this episode of Wine and Dime, I get the opportunity to chat with Jenifer Cannon. Jenifer is the Vice President, Business Development at Impax Asset Management. She is also a leader and champion of gender equality. You can tell throughout the conversation that she is truly passionate about the subject and it makes for an incredible talk. We also talk about some Rosé wine and she shares with us a recommendation from her neck of the wood. So sit on back and enjoy this episode of Wine and Dime

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Jenifer Cannon, CAP®

Vice President, Business Development

Impax Asset Management LLC

and

Pax Ellevate Management

Jenifer Cannon is Vice President, Business Development, at Impax Asset Management LLC and Pax Ellevate Management.

She supports marketing and sales initiatives for the Pax Ellevate Global Women’s Leadership Fund, and she helps financial advisors build their practices by expanding their relationships with female clients.

Jenifer has been in the financial industry since 1994 and has been with Impax and Pax Ellevate since 2018. Prior to joining the firm, Jenifer worked for Fidelity Investments, Putnam Investments and Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. in various retail and institutional roles. She also held positions at the Boston Foundation and the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, where she worked closely with advisors and families to design charitable giving strategies. Jenifer has helped family foundations develop strategic plans for impact giving and investing as well as multi-generational engagement. Most recently, she worked as a wealth planner/philanthropic advisor for a multi-family office.

Jenifer holds the FINRA Series 6, 63 and 65 registrations, and she’s a Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP®) as well as a 21/64 Certified Advisor.

Jenifer Cannon is a registered representative of ALPS Distributors, Inc.


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Live Free Rosé

Languedoc A.O.C., France 2017

New Hampshire is a diverse and beautiful land of vast lakes, White Mountains, great northern woods and scenic seacoast vistas. It's also the state with the greatest motto in the United States: Live Free or Die.

Live Free Rosé is all about the Live Free mindset and we hope with this rosé you'll enjoy a summer of live free experiences and occasions. 

Tasting Notes: Refreshing aromas of strawberries, stone fruit and melon leap from the glass. Crisp and dry, yet fruity on the palate with lingering minerality. Pairs with shellfish, french fries, and beautiful summer days in New Hampshire.

$1 from every bottle sold supports the Rock On Foundation

Rock On Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that serves to increase community artistic and athletic opportunities. Rock On supports its mission through an annual grants program that benefits New Hampshire-based nonprofit organizations that provide invaluable artistic and/or athletic programming to the state. Rock On also runs a variety of community events throughout the year—including its annual Rock On Fest in Concord, NH every August.


This episode was presented by

Amy Irvine

AND IN COLLABORATION WITH

The Seneca Lake Wine Trail

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AMY IRVINE

ROOTED PLANNING GROUP

10 EAST MARKET STREET

CORNING NY 14830

WWW.ROOTEDPG.COM

EMAIL:  AMY@ROOTEDPG.COM

Wine and Dime Episode 63 - Supporting the Apples of the World with Breanna Reish

In this episode of Wine and Dime, I chat with my dear friend Breanna Reish. Breanna is a certified financial planner with Wealth of Confidence, which is a fee only firm located in California. She also hosts her own podcast called “One Million Apples”. In this episode we talk about things we are truly passionate about… teachers! So sit on back, pop open your favorite wine and enjoy the show!

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Breanna Reish

Wealth in Confidence

Facebook - @WealthofConfidence

Twitter - @BreannaReish

LinkedIn

"My true purpose as a financial planner is to create an inviting environment where you are encouraged to discuss your money without judgment, to learn about your investments in a way you enjoy and become more comfortable managing your money with confidence"

I grew up in a family that lived with what we needed and didn't have a lot left over for luxury. At the age of 14, I realized that making money meant that I would have the opportunity to buy what I wanted and do what I wanted so I started working and saving. Knowing I had money in the bank for when I would need it gave me great confidence and provided a sense of safety and security. My passion for sharing these core principles with others led me to my role as a financial planner, but I was wearing rose-colored glasses

While I was here to guide and educate, the industry was all about selling and products. It was an experience that was miserable for a lot of people, including myself. As I watched this process I could see how many people felt that most discussions revolved around product and investments and left out true desires and goals. This was totally unacceptable to me. I knew that the financial world was confusing to navigate, left out strategy outside of investments, and felt like a used-car lot instead of a true fiduciary environment.

Wealth of Confidence was created after 9 years of working with clients. It was finally time to combine my passion for planning with my purpose to break the mold and offer a great experience for you.


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One Million Apples Podcast

The Mission & The Name

Every day, across the United States, teachers are taken advantage of financially. People are using deceptive practices to work with you, the people that educate our children. They are not only going after your hard earned money they are robbing you of your trust and confidence in your overall financial well-being. This has to stop!

While we would love more regulation, it does not guarantee an overall change. As you know EDUCATION has the potential to do great things. That is how this passion project started, to teach teachers all about their money.

Heavy stuff, right?

That is why we decided to lighten it up a bit and touch on other fun topics, trends, lifestyle, career issues and more. 

Why One Million Apples?

There are between 4-5 million teachers in the K-12 and higher education system across the United States. Our mission is to impact the lives of at least ONE million.

You would not be the first to think that is crazy, we are a little overwhelmed with that number as well. That is why we are asking for your help to accomplish this mission. If you hear, read or watch something helpful on this site, please tell your friends. Also, let us know that you're here; we'd love to measure our progress along the way.


Links to other things talked about in the show

403b Wise - https://403bwise.com/

Financial Literacy for the Young (and the Young at Heart) - https://403bwise.com/bookstore


This episode was presented by

Amy Irvine

AND IN COLLABORATION WITH

The Seneca Lake Wine Trail

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AMY IRVINE

ROOTED PLANNING GROUP

10 EAST MARKET STREET

CORNING NY 14830

WWW.ROOTEDPG.COM

EMAIL:  AMY@ROOTEDPG.COM

Wine and Dime Episode 62 - Coaching Women Creatives with Cassie Schmidt

In this episode of Wine and Dime, I speak with a fellow wine connoisseur and career coach, Cassie Schmidt. Cassie specializes in coaching women in creative fields to help them be successful entrepreneurs. Cassie shares with us why she chose this specialization, her coaching style, and some great tips for anyone. We also get the chance to really get into our favorite wines a little bit, and that was a very fun conversation. So sit on back, pop open a Decoy Cabernet Sauvignon, and enjoy this episode of Wine and Dime!

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Decoy Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon

Since 1978, Duckhorn Vineyards has been exploring the character and complexity of Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. Drawing on our winemaking team’s expertise working with this varietal, Decoy Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon offers a rich and appealing expression of the varietal crafted to be ready upon release.

WINE PROFILE

Production Notes

Varietal Content: 88% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Merlot, 2% Petit Verdot, 1% Petite Sirah, 1% Cabernet Franc; Winemaking: 90% French oak, 10% American oak, 40% New, 60% Neutral

Winemaker Notes

Displaying the lushness and balance that define great Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon, this inviting wine features layers of blackberry and black cherry, along with notes of mocha, star anise and spearmint. On the palate, the juicy, bright fruit flavors are framed by rich, refined tannins that carry the wine to a satisfying finish.

Production

The 2016 growing season began with generous winter rains, followed by a spring and summer marked by moderate temperatures and abundant sunshine. Like several recent vintages, the 2016 harvest came early, delivering exquisite quality grapes. After the modest size crop of 2015, 2016 saw a welcome return to average yields. Overall, the 2016 whites show an ideal combination of lovely richness and excellent natural acidity, while the reds are lush and complex, with beautiful color and concentration.


This episode was presented by

Amy Irvine

AND IN COLLABORATION WITH

The Seneca Lake Wine Trail

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AMY IRVINE

ROOTED PLANNING GROUP

10 EAST MARKET STREET

CORNING NY 14830

WWW.ROOTEDPG.COM

EMAIL:  AMY@ROOTEDPG.COM


Wine and Dime Episode 61 - Earth Day Made Easy with Anna Reger

In honor of Earth Day, I had the opportunity to speak with Anna Reger. Anna is a professor at Alfred State College, and teaches accounting, which is near and dear to my heart. In this episode of Wine and Dime, Anna and I explore different ways to be more eco-friendly and she shares her husbands Gluten Free Pizza recipe (Full recipe below). This was a great conversation and some great tips. So pop open a bottle of your favorite wine and enjoy this fantastic episode.

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Lakewood Full Monty Riesling

While the nose is subdued, the palate of this semidry Riesling offers loads of fresh peach and yellow-cherry flavors. It's crisply balanced with fresh lime acidity and a brisk revitalizing finish.

Riesling Wine

Riesling is a light-skinned, aromatic grape of German origin which is – if the majority of top wine critics are to be believed – the world's finest white wine grape variety.

For many, the claim above may seem at odds with the sea of chaptalized, low-quality wine exported from Germany in the late 20th Century. In truth, very little of that infamous wine was Riesling at all, but instead higher-yielding grapes such as Müller-Thurgau and Silvaner), but the reputation has nonetheless stuck. Riesling has also been stereotyped as just a sweet grape, used only to make sticky wines. But while botrytized Rieslings are among the finest sweet wines in the world, the majority of global Riesling wines are either dry or off-dry.


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McCarthy’s Gluten Free Pizza

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.

  2. Mix your warm water, sugar, and yeast. Let it sit for a minute to dissolve.

  3. In a separate bowl, mix together flour and salt.  Next add the olive oil, egg, vinegar, and yeast mixture. You can use an electric mixer, but we just have a hand mixer and that works fine.

  4. Mix on low for 1 minute.

  5. Oil your spatula and hands, then use them to get the dough in to a ball.

  6. Spread the dough on to an oiled heavy duty cookie sheet.

  7. Bake for 8 minutes or so, long enough for the dough to be firm, but not golden brown.

  8. Remove the sheet from the oven and add your toppings. Then bake it for another 8 minutes (or until its crispy to your liking.)

  9. Pour a glass of wine and enjoy!

Notes:  

-The dough is sticky, make sure your hands are oiled when handling the dough and oil the cookie sheet first.

-The Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free 1-to-1 is key!  This is a flour blend that can be used as a flour replacement in just about any recipe.  (Don’t confuse this flour with Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free General Purpose flour, it’s not the same thing.)  We use it for pizza, cookies, and pancakes – anything!

-We have tried both a thin crust and a thicker crust – both work well.

Ingredients:

  • ¾ cup warm water

  • 1 tablespoon of sugar

  • 1 packet of yeast

  • 2 cups of Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free 1-to 1 flour (this flour is the KEY!)

  • 1 teaspoon of salt

  • 1 large egg

  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon of apple cider vinegar ( we use Bragg’s)

(Recipe originally adapted from one we found at https://www.glutenfreepalate.com/gluten-free-pizza-9-ingredients/ )



This episode was presented by

Amy Irvine

AND IN COLLABORATION WITH

The Seneca Lake Wine Trail

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AMY IRVINE

IRVINE WEALTH PLANNING STRATEGIES, LLC

10 EAST MARKET STREET

CORNING NY 14830

WWW.IRVINEADVISE.COM

EMAIL:  AMY@IRVINEADVISE.COM

Wine and Dime Episode 60 - Faith in Action Executive Director, Dick Russell

This weeks guest, Dick Russell, is a long time friend as well as the director of one of my passion "projects" - Faith-in-Action.  I first met Dick in 2005 when I found out about the organization and wanted to help in the cause to keep people in their home for as long as possible.  Many people have to move out of their long-term home simply because they could no longer drive, and this organization is helping to combat this.

As you will hear, Dick, and his family, are givers; the true meaning of givers in fact.  They have served their communities in so many ways and continue to do so.   If you are interested in getting involved in this organization go to http://www.fiasteuben.org/ or call @ (607) 324-1138

What you will learn from this episode:

  • What to expect when volunteering

  • Areas that are serviced

  • Ways to donate

  • The history of this great organization

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Faith in Action of Steuben County

Facebook - @fiasteuben

WHO WE ARE

At a time when our need to reach out to each other is greatest, Faith in Action Steuben County, an interfaith volunteer care-giving program, stands ready to help in the Steuben County Area. Our trained volunteers provide supportive services to the elderly at no charge.

OUR MISSION

Faith in Action Steuben County is a coalition of congregations, civic groups, and communities united to serve the elderly, assisting them to continue to live independently. We seek to augment, not replace, the individual's existing care structure. This support is provided at no cost to the recipients, by selfless volunteers who give care to people in need.


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Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery

The Generational Approach

Our approach to great winemaking is generational with each Frank family member building upon the foundation that Dr. Konstantin Frank built over fifty years ago. Continuing this legacy means producing the highest quality wines from the highest quality grapes.

Video: Terroir at Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery

We believe that quality starts in the vineyards with careful attention to detail and nurturing of our old vine vineyards first planted by Konstantin in 1958. These old vine vineyards are among the oldest in the United States. While they produce fewer grapes, the quality of the fruit results in more complex wines.

Over the years, we have discovered that the northern European grape varieties are most well suited for our region and have made it our passion to champion these varieties at our winery. Varieties such as Riesling, Gewürztraminer, Pinot Noir and most recently, Grüner Veltliner are among the most prized and beloved at our winery.

Our world class team of winemakers are a huge piece of the puzzle here. The team consists of winemakers from New York, California, Australia and Germany. Each team member contributes expertise from their respective region, adhering to the Frank family tradition of excellence.

Continuing Konstantin's legacy also means continuing to spread the word about the quality of Finger Lakes wines. We do this by entering wine competitions all over the world. Customers can also find our wines in many different states. Experience has taught us over the past fifty years that our wine region is and can become one of the most prestigious in the world.

Overview -

Dr. Konstantin Frank Riesling, Dry (2017)

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Composition:
100% Riesling

Vinification:
The grapes were picked in the early morning to retain freshness, de-stemmed, and pressed immediately. Once pressed, the grapes were fermented in stainless steel tanks at low temperatures to preserve the more delicate characteristics and freshness. The wine rests on its fine lees for 5 months before bottling.

The Wine:
An expressive style with dominant characters of minerality, grapefruit, lime and soft apricot. The crisp lime-driven acidity enhances the distinct Keuka Lake minerality, rounded by stone fruit and ginger. Our Riesling finishes long and mouthwatering balanced perfectly with a slightly weighty texture.


This episode was presented by

Amy Irvine

AND IN COLLABORATION WITH

The Seneca Lake Wine Trail

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AMY IRVINE

IRVINE WEALTH PLANNING STRATEGIES, LLC

10 EAST MARKET STREET

CORNING NY 14830

WWW.IRVINEADVISE.COM

EMAIL:  AMY@IRVINEADVISE.COM

Wine and Dime Episode 59 - From Teacher to Financial Planner with Ryan Frailich

In this episode of Wine and Dime I chat with Ryan Frailich of Deliberate Finances. Ryan’s life has been a journey… going from a teacher to a financial planner specializing in young couples and educators. This episode was also a journey, as we explore what lead Ryan to helping teachers. This was a great conversation that I’m sure you will enjoy!

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Ryan Frailich

Deliberate Finances

Facebook - @DeliberateFinances

Twitter - @RFrailich

504-264-2385

Ryan@deliberatefinances.com

Before becoming a fee-only financial planner, I worked as a teacher and then as a school administrator overseeing HR, including recruiting and hiring teachers. Working in HR revealed a lot about the financial lives of employees, and that’s where the lightbulb went off:

Too many people feel overwhelmed with their finances, always wondering if they're making mistakes. And too many people who want help are taken advantage of or shut out by our financial institutions.

I changed careers, earned a certificate in financial planning from L.S.U., became a CFP® professional, and started Deliberate Finances. 

When not working, I’m exploring New Orleans with my wife & young son, running or biking around the city, or watching way too many hours of tragic Minnesota sports teams.


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Buffalo Trace Whiskey

Ancient buffalo carved paths through the wilderness that led American pioneers and explorers to new frontiers. One such trail led to the banks of the Kentucky River where Buffalo Trace Distillery has been making bourbon whiskey the same way for more than 200 years. In tribute to the mighty buffalo and the rugged, independent spirit of the pioneers who followed them, we created our signature Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey.

TASTING NOTES: 

This deep amber whiskey has a complex aroma of vanilla, mint and molasses. Pleasantly sweet to the taste with notes of brown sugar and spice that give way to oak,  toffee, dark fruit and anise. This whiskey finishes long and smooth with serious depth.


This episode was presented by

Amy Irvine

AND IN COLLABORATION WITH

The Seneca Lake Wine Trail

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AMY IRVINE

IRVINE WEALTH PLANNING STRATEGIES, LLC

10 EAST MARKET STREET

CORNING NY 14830

WWW.IRVINEADVISE.COM

EMAIL:  AMY@IRVINEADVISE.COM

Wine and Dime Episode 58 - Friend, Educator, and Woman Extraordinaire, Courtney Berry

Welcome to another edition of Wine and Dime! In this episode i talk to a woman I call “Woman Extraordinaire”, Courtney Berry. Courtney is a teacher in the Corning-Painted Post School District.  Prior to becoming a teacher, she worked in the "business" world in a variety of roles, including compliance, marketing and customer service.  She and her husband are raising their adorable son and working toward their own financial independence. You will see in this episode, just how passionate she is about teaching, and I truly believe you will find this episode an inspiration!!

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HISTORY

Founded 2009

J.R. Dill got his start 15 years ago in his parents basement making wine. Since then J.R. Dill has been perfecting his craft and will see his 8th harvest of commercial wine production this year. The winery continues to grow its production while still being completely hands on. There is a strong passion for wine and Seneca Lake, as J.R. Dill lived here since the beginning.

FAMILY

All the way

It is a family affair at J.R. Dill. Whether those involved are family or friends, they all help out where ever needed with the same passion as J.R. Dill.

This episode was presented by

Amy Irvine

AND IN COLLABORATION WITH

The Seneca Lake Wine Trail

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AMY IRVINE

IRVINE WEALTH PLANNING STRATEGIES, LLC

10 EAST MARKET STREET

CORNING NY 14830

WWW.IRVINEADVISE.COM

EMAIL:  AMY@IRVINEADVISE.COM

Wine and Dime Episode 57 - Strong Roots Crossover with Wendy Young

Hello again Wine and Dime listeners!. In this episode, you wont hear a lot from me. Instead, I turn the show over to my colleague and Strong Roots Podcast host, Kerrie Beene. In this episode Kerrie sits down with Wendy Young. When Wendy isn’t training for 5ks and marathons or doing some personal training, she is a middle school teacher at Valliant Middle School in Valliant Oklahoma. Kerrie and and Wendy talk a lot about changing habits to reach the goals that you set for yourself. Its a great interview that I’m sure everyone will enjoy!

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Watkins Glen State Park is the most famous of the Finger Lakes State Parks, with a reputation for leaving visitors spellbound. Within two miles, the glen's stream descends 400 feet past 200-foot cliffs, generating 19 waterfalls along its course. The gorge path winds over and under waterfalls and through the spray of Cavern Cascade. Rim trails overlook the gorge. Campers and day-visitors can enjoy the Olympic-size pool, scheduled summer tours through the gorge, tent and trailer campsites, picnic facilities and excellent fishing in nearby Seneca Lake or Catherine Creek, which is renowned for its annual spring run of rainbow trout.

In 2015, the park was chosen from more than 6,000 state parks across the nation as a nominee in the USA TODAY Readers' Choice Poll for Best State Park in the United States, and won third place!

This episode was presented by

Amy Irvine

AND IN COLLABORATION WITH

The Seneca Lake Wine Trail

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AMY IRVINE

IRVINE WEALTH PLANNING STRATEGIES, LLC

10 EAST MARKET STREET

CORNING NY 14830

WWW.IRVINEADVISE.COM

EMAIL:  AMY@IRVINEADVISE.COM

Wine and Dime Episode 56 - Michelle Vandebogart of Valley Point Services

In this episode of Wine and Dime, I chat with a woman that I’ve known for a while and brought her on the show to talk about her “Side Hustle”. Valley Point Services is a career coaching service offered by Michelle VanDeBogart. Her mission is “assisting individuals to pursue a career that they can be passionate about, in turn bringing happiness into their lives.” She offers services such as Resume Development, Cover Letter Creation, Job Searching Assistance, Mock Interviewing, Skills Assessment, Networking, and Job Seeking Strategies. It was a lot of fun chatting Michelle and I think you’ll see how much she has to offer!

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Michelle VanDeBogart

Valley Point Services

Facebook - @valleypointservices

Phone - 607-242-1020

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Glenora Wine Cellars

Glenora Wine Cellars is a beautiful winery resort located on Seneca Lake in New York’s Finger Lakes Wine Country. Since we opened our doors in 1977 as the first winery on Seneca Lake, we have been producing award-winning Finger Lakes wines and offering year round hospitality. With daily wine tastings and cellar tours, you not only can taste our high quality wines, but go behind-the-scenes and see where it’s made.

The thirty room Inn offers stunning views and an atmosphere of simple elegance that make your stay a perfect soothing getaway. Beyond wine, you can enjoy regional cuisine, featuring seasonal, locally sourced menus, at Veraisons Restaurant, located at the Inn.

If you’re looking for the complete Finger Lakes experience, plan your trip to Glenora Wine Cellars. Find out more & book your stay today online or by calling 800-243-5513. 

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Cabernet Franc

Aged in French oak, this wine is satiny and smooth from start to finish! 

Tasting Notes

Our 2016 Cabernet Franc is a full-bodied, rich red wine, with lingering finish and gentle tannins.

Winemaker NotesThis wine is made from grapes in specially selected vineyards in the Finger Lakes appellation.

Food Pairing NotesBest served with red meats, cheese and grilled vegetables.

This episode was presented by

Amy Irvine

AND IN COLLABORATION WITH

The Seneca Lake Wine Trail

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AMY IRVINE

IRVINE WEALTH PLANNING STRATEGIES, LLC

10 EAST MARKET STREET

CORNING NY 14830

WWW.IRVINEADVISE.COM

EMAIL:  AMY@IRVINEADVISE.COM

Wine and Dime Episode 55 - Getting Perspective with Compassionate Care Attorney Antonio Martin

Welcome to Episode 55 of Wine and Dime. In this episode I speak with a lawyer that I have dubbed “The Compassionate Care Attorney”, Antonio Martin. Antonio owns a law firm in Celebration, Florida and is “committed to providing excellent legal representation to individuals, families, and businesses throughout Florida.” This episode is all about getting perspective. Perspective of others lives, perspective of other cultures, perspective of others thoughts… you get the idea. And how that can make you a better person, and in Antonio’s case, a better person. I think you will enjoy the episode as much as I enjoyed our conversation. So sit back, pop open a bottle of Bold Blackberry wine(one of Antonio’s favorites), and enjoy the show!

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Antonio Martin, Esq.

Martin Law Group

www.callmartinlawgroup.com

1420 Celebration Blvd, Suite 200,

Celebration, Florida 34747

863-949-0892

info@callmartinlawgroup.com

As a child my Grandmother repeatedly said that in order to master a game, you have to know the rules. As an attorney, understanding the rules of law means finding unique, well-founded resolutions and sharing them with my clients."

  • Antonio Martin, Esq.

Antonio Martin was born in Jacksonville, Florida and raised in Central Florida as a determined and successful student-athlete. Having eight living family members over the age of 90 years old helped Martin appreciate wise counsel and broad perspectives both in the here and now as well as the foreseeable future. Martin's unique definition of success comes from his view on life thanks to his courageous and hardworking elders... family traits he wishes to honor via every accomplishment achieved.

While Martin attended high school he garnered several incredible accolades from earning the #1 position in the country in the 800m in Track & Field to obtaining a Bright Futures Academic Scholarship. Mr. Martin has purposefully cultivated a personality of perseverance and excellence from an early age. During his tenure at Florida State University, he continued to practice perseverance in his track career, winning several medals within the Atlantic Coast Conference, while pursuing excellence by making the Dean's list several semesters. Martin received his Bachelor's of Science in 2004, after which he furthered his education by spending time abroad in China experiencing different perspectives in the world. He then made certain to apply those diverse perspectives in the pursuit of a law degree at Florida A&M College of Law. 

As a law student, a father of his first daughter, and a sales representative in business-to-business sales, our founder learned the importance of relationships and communication. In fact, the time spent in the customer service industry gave birth to the vision for his own law firm which he established in 2011. As the Managing Attorney of Martin Law Group, P.L., Attorney Martin very quickly recognized a nexus between providing effective legal counsel and communication driven customer service that was missing amongst his competitors. Mr. Martin emphasizes, "Stellar legal advocacy without adequate client communication produces an unsatisfied client. Legal strategies provide legal solutions, but client communication provides client peace of mind."

Attorney Martin's personal experiences in both real estate and family law gives him a profound understanding of the importance of clarity when making important decisions. His highest desire is to provide the clarity Martin wished he had during his own personal experiences regarding family law and real estate. Martin Law Group is determined to provide clarity and peace of mind to our clients, to enable them to make educated decisions taking all involved parties, minute details, finances, time, and reputation into account.

Attorney Martin currently sits on the Board for “Housing for All”, an organization dedicated to providing transitional housing for the homeless. He recently has also been sworn in as an officer on the Board of Trustees for the Osceola County Salvation Army.    

"In considering Dr. Stephen Covey's famous quote, 'Begin with the end in mind' we at Martin Law Group believe that a clear strategy requires a clear desired outcome."

Antonio Martin, Esq.

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Island Grove Wine Company

Island Grove Wine Company is a division of Island Grove Ag Products (IGAP), a major supplier of fresh organic and conventional blueberries harvested throughout Florida. Producing approximately 2 million pounds of fresh fruit per year, we were looking for an innovative way to use our quality berries that were not sold to the fresh market. In 2010, the Island Grove Wine Company was born, where we could use our fresh fruit to create exceptional fruit wine. Along with our skilled winemaker, Chase Marden, the team at Island Grove has grown the winery since then, with over 16 different wine offerings and more to come. 

Our main location is in the tiny town of beautiful Island Grove, in North Central Florida amidst the large oak trees and quiet country roads.Our newest location is just a few miles from Disney in Kissimmee, Florida, where every day is a celebration.

We are proud of our healthy, antioxidant-rich berries and the wonderful wines that we have created. We offer a full selection of sweet and dry, 100% fruit and fruit-infused grape wines that we hope you enjoy.

Cheers!

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Bold Blackberry

Our Bold Blackberry Merlot is powerful and rich wine with warm berry aromas and intense fruity flavors of ripe blackberries.  Sweet and medium-bodied, this blackberry and Merlot blend is the perfect wine for picnics and casual gatherings.  Its soft silky tannins and long balanced finish will capture your attention with your first sip.  Best served chilled.

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Crucial Conversations

Learn how to keep your cool and get the results you want when emotions flare.

When stakes are high, opinions vary, and emotions run strong, you have three choices: Avoid a crucial conversation and suffer the consequences; handle the conversation badly and suffer the consequences; or read Crucial Conversations and discover how to communicate best when it matters most. Crucial Conversations gives you the tools you need to step up to life's most difficult and important conversations, say what's on your mind, and achieve the positive resolutions you want. You'll learn how to:

  • Prepare for high-impact situations with a six-minute mastery technique

  • Make it safe to talk about almost anything

  • Be persuasive, not abrasive

  • Keep listening when others blow up or clam up

  • Turn crucial conversations into the action and results you want

Whether they take place at work or at home, with your neighbors or your spouse, crucial conversations can have a profound impact on your career, your happiness, and your future. With the skills you learn in this book, you'll never have to worry about the outcome of a crucial conversation again.

This episode was presented by

Amy Irvine

AND IN COLLABORATION WITH

The Seneca Lake Wine Trail

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AMY IRVINE

IRVINE WEALTH PLANNING STRATEGIES, LLC

10 EAST MARKET STREET

CORNING NY 14830

WWW.IRVINEADVISE.COM

EMAIL:  AMY@IRVINEADVISE.COM

Wine and Dime Episode 54 - Welcome Back Jane Springer

In this episode of Wine and Dime I welcome back Jane Springer. I team up with Kerrie Beene of the Strong Roots Podcast, and we all discuss the foods we eat, and how that can have an impact on emotions and quality of Life.

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Jane Springer

LIFE AND WELLNESS COACH

www.janespringer.com

jane@janespringer.com

 

 

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f you have the desire to embrace a new, confident attitude, transform how you present yourself to the world, and live a healthy, energized way of life at the weight you dream about, I’m here to help you make that happen…

Hi, I’m Jane Springer and I can help you get from where you are now to where you want to go in your life and your health, so that you can feel strong, energetic, beautiful, and in control of your life.

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Hazlitt Winery

There are two stories here — ours and yours.

Our story goes something like this.

Back in 1852, David Hazlitt bought 153 acres of fruit trees and vineyards here in Hector, NY. Over the next six generations, various Hazlitts farmed the land, raised families and made wine. OK, we don’t know for sure that they all made wine, but given the great grapes that grow here and the current generation’s track record for producing amazing wine, we’ve got a feeling they did.

We do know for sure that in 1985, Jerry and Elaine Hazlitt founded Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards. Today, our family keeps the tradition going. Our grapes make award-winning wines. Our wines make us new friends. And we love making both.

Did it start with dinner with friends at one of those chic little restaurants in the Finger Lakes, with us at the horseshoe bar in our tasting room or with a special someone on a first-date picnic? Maybe it was our Cabernet Franc that made you a Hazlitt fan. Or a Riesling or a Sauvignon Blanc. Was it love at first sip with our legendary Ice Wine or did our Red Cat bring on a different sort of romantic mood? Everybody’s got a Hazlitt story—and if you don’t, click here to get started.

This episode was presented by

Amy Irvine

AND IN COLLABORATION WITH

The Seneca Lake Wine Trail

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AMY IRVINE

IRVINE WEALTH PLANNING STRATEGIES, LLC

10 EAST MARKET STREET

CORNING NY 14830

WWW.IRVINEADVISE.COM

EMAIL:  AMY@IRVINEADVISE.COM

Wine and Dime episode 53 - Buyer Beware with Heather Townsend

Hey Wine and Dime listeners, welcome to episode 53. In this episode I chat with Heather Townsend. Heather is a CFP and owner of Townsend Financial. Heather and I share a passion of financial education. As you hear in this episode, we feel that there is a real need for people to more educated in financial planning sector. I hope you enjoy the conversation as much as I enjoyed talking to her. So pop open a bottle of your favorite Malbec and enjoy the episode!

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Hi, I’m Heather Townsend

CFP® & CPA

A love of numbers has been with me since I was a teenager. In high school, my dad actually found an envelope of cash hidden in my room and uncovered that I wasn't spending my allowance (sorry, dad). I was saving it! Along with the money, he found a note where I had calculated exactly how much I needed to save for my dream car, a BMW (admittedly, I still have a thing for cars!)

As I began my career helping companies become wealthier, I noticed that a lot of my friends were coming to me for financial advice. I would get so consumed with helping them accomplish their financial goals and I saw the difference it made in their lives that that's when I knew my new life’s mission. And from there, I launched Townsend Financial to help women like you.


HEATHER HAS TAKEN A FIDUCIARY OATH TO ALWAYS ACT IN THE CLIENT'S BEST INTEREST.

Heather graduated from Arizona State University, W.P. Carey School of Business, with a BS in Accountancy. She then worked in the San Francisco and NYC offices of a global accounting firm, advising high net-worth individuals and Fortune 500 companies. In London, she served as Financial Director for a top-end property development firm, counseling owners on the best ways to use profits. She is both a Certified Financial Planner™ and CPA (Certified Public Accountant). Townsend Financial is a member of NAPFA and XY Planning Network.

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Fulkerson Winery

THE WINEMAKER’S WINERY

We used to be a simple farm, growing raspberries & grapes. Then, we took it a step further; we acquired Jensen Juice and began to offer fresh grape juice to home winemakers. Before we knew it, our passion grew into the Fulkerson Winery you know & love today. We believe progression is natural, and we are proud to have become the winemaker’s winery.

LEMBERGER (BLAUFRANKISCH)

Lemberger is officially classified under the name “Blauer Limberger,” this red grape variety also goes by the synonyms “Lemberger” and “Blaufränkisch.” The late-ripening Lemberger probably originated in vineyards on the lower stretches of the Danube River. The grape was documented in Austria in the second half of the 18th century and is cultivated there to this day (as Blaufränkisch) in Burgenland and near Vienna.

This wine has a brilliant color, is full bodied fruit and aroma, and has been aged in oak for 6 months.

This episode was presented by

Amy Irvine

AND IN COLLABORATION WITH

The Seneca Lake Wine Trail 

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AMY IRVINE

IRVINE WEALTH PLANNING STRATEGIES, LLC

10 EAST MARKET STREET

CORNING NY 14830

WWW.IRVINEADVISE.COM

EMAIL:  AMY@IRVINEADVISE.COM

Wine and Dime Episode 52 - Life Coach Pledge with Lisa Rustici

In this episode of Wine and Dime, I speak with someone who truly inspires me. Lisa Rustici is a Life Coach, a teacher, a mentor, and so much more. Her “Pledge” is something I often turn to when I need a little pick me up. During the chat, you will all see just how inspiring she is. So sit in back, pop open bottle of your favorite wine and enjoy the show!

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Lisa Rustici

Facebook

Lisa Rustici is a certified Life Coach. Her business is called Love Your Life Coaching because that is exactly what she does- she helps you love your life from the inside out! She happily works with individuals and couples and there is no charge for the first session. She also teaches various classes and gives motivational talks on concrete ways to positively enhance your life, starting today! 

Call her: 607-742-6212 or find her on FB Love Your Life Coaching with Lisa Rustici

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Ventosa Winery

100% ESTATE GROWN WINERY

Our 23 acres of estate vineyards overlooking Seneca Lake consist only of vinifera varietals. Ventosa Vineyards is known for producing quality dry red wines such as our award-winning Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir and the popular Italian varietal Sangiovese.  Ventosa is also one of the few New York State wineries that grow and produce Tocai Friulano, a white Italian varietal.  When visiting the winery, you will learn about the specific grapes grown here on the estate.

OLDER VINTAGE RED WINES

While our focus is primarily on dry reds, we are committed to producing wines that are sure to please any tasting profile.  Ventosa Vineyards wines are 100% estate grown, produced and bottled.  In order to accentuate the quality of our red wines, we ensure that they age in oak 1 to 3 years & at least 1 year in the cellar after being bottled.  As a result, you will find some of the oldest vintages of red wines in the Finger Lakes here in our winery.

NUTRIENT-RICH SOIL

The vineyard at Ventosa is supported by a nutrient-rich clay loam soil. All vineyard work is done manually, without the aid of herbicide sprays which can sterilize the soil.  Our annual case production is lower, with an average of 4,000 cases a year, because we practice 35-40% fruit thinning before veraison (or the onset of ripening).  This practice sacrifices high yields but affords better quality juice as more of each vines’ energy goes into fewer grape clusters. We strive for greater quality rather than mass quantity.

This episode was presented by

Amy Irvine

AND IN COLLABORATION WITH

The Seneca Lake Wine Trail 

AMY IRVINE

IRVINE WEALTH PLANNING STRATEGIES, LLC

10 EAST MARKET STREET

CORNING NY 14830

WWW.IRVINEADVISE.COM

EMAIL:  AMY@IRVINEADVISE.COM