Channing Frye - Wild Business Growth Podcast #195: NBA Champion, Chosen Family Wines

Channing Frye – Wild Business Growth Podcast #195: NBA Champion, Chosen Family Wines

You just won the NBA Championship. What do you do next? For this week’s Wild Business Growth Podcast guest, Channing Frye, there were plenty of celebratory drinks involved. And a bit later, a whole company focused on drinks started forming. Channing is the Founder of Chosen Family Wines. Listen to the episode on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, and your other favorite podcast platforms.

Episode 195: Channing Frye – NBA Champion, Chosen Family Wines

Channing Frye, the Founder of Chosen Family Wines, joins the show to share his journey from NBA Champion with the Cleveland Cavaliers and Road Trippin’ Co-Host to wine entrepreneur. Hear how it feels to win an NBA Championship, what Channing did after winning, lessons from the NBA that parallel to the wine business, what he looks for in potential wines to offer, and the most intimidating player he ever played against. This episode covers everything from Willamette Valley to Rome. Here’s a small sample of what you will hear in this episode:

  • Why did they use duct tape for the first recording of Road Trippin’
  • What was the best margarita of Channing’s life
  • The best email of all time
  • Where did Channing’s passion for wine come from
  • What has been the most challenging part of the wine business so far
  • The Metaphor Extraordinaire
  • Who’s the most underrated player of all time
  • Which episode of Road Trippin’ featured the most surprising guest

Connect with Channing at ChosenFamilyWines.com, Road Trippin’, and social media @ChanningFrye.

Enjoy the shoooooow! Check out the show notes below for much more detail.

Show Notes

Channing Frye - Wild Business Growth Podcast #195: NBA Champion, Chosen Family Wines
That Cleveland championship deserves a smile or two
Channing Frye - Wild Business Growth Podcast #195: NBA Champion, Chosen Family Wines
The family behind Chosen Family Wines
Channing Frye - Wild Business Growth Podcast #195: NBA Champion, Chosen Family Wines

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