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The Grape Groupie Podcast
35 minutes | 2 years ago
Today, as we are about to usher in the New Year of 2019, we talk about Champagne and what makes it such a luxury item at such a premium price. We also touch on what the future holds in store for the region of Champagne. Thank you so much for listening and we'll see you in February!
57 minutes | 2 years ago
Luxury Wines For The Holidays
Today's episode is all about luxury wines for the holiday season. We'll discuss the various growing regions around the world and give our suggestions on what we consider--as well as the critics consider--to be some of the best wines from that region. It's an attempt to give you a little perspective when it comes to buying gifts for wine aficionados in the hopes you come out on top!
41 minutes | 2 years ago
Ice and Fortified Wines
Ice Wines and Fortified Wines are our topics on today's episode. We'll start with Ice Wine, what it is, where it's most popularly produced and what makes it so unique, followed by a few ice wine cocktail recipes, then onto fortified wines from Madeira to Marsala, Port to Vermouth and beyond. Thank you so much for listening! And we'll see you next week as we make our way into the Month of December and all the joy that has in store for oenophiles!
32 minutes | 2 years ago
Wine & Cheese Pairing
Today, we discuss wine and cheese and how to pair the two. We'll demystify how exactly one goes about choosing which wine goes with what cheese as well as make suggestions for exceptional pairings for your Thanksgiving Day table. Thank you for listening and we'll see you next week!
39 minutes | 2 years ago
Thanksgiving Day Wine Selections
Let's talk turkey! On today's episode, we discuss the history of Thanksgiving and then saunter over to what wines would be the best pairings for your Thanksgiving Day feast. We offer general suggestions at first, then drill down into more specific recommendations we hope you'll find helpful. Thank you so much for listening and we wish you and yours a Happy Thanksgiving!
29 minutes | 2 years ago
Wine & Literature
Wine and Literature, the two are inextricably linked over the centuries. It seems the creative drive in many writers has been aided by a little vino (or a cocktail or two), releasing the artistic hubris, as it were, and allowing the writer to come into full blossom. Come take a stroll with us as we explore this relationship between writer and wine on today's episode!
41 minutes | 2 years ago
Spooky Wines & Creepy Cocktails
Good Day, Groupies! Today's episode is somewhat haunted. Its focus is on wines and cocktails that will make your Halloween festivities frightfully fun and entertaining! Join us as we offer various ghoulish suggestions and along the way, there just may be a few ghosts, monsters and werewolves that chime in! Thank you so much for listening!
38 minutes | 2 years ago
On today's episode, we focus on Oktoberfest. It's all about that wonderful German celebration that occurs toward the end of September and rolls into October in Munich and, ultimately, around the world. We'll delve into the history and touch on those places that celebrate throughout. We'll also discuss our favorite pumpkin beers, given that it's that time of year!
56 minutes | 3 years ago
A Little Bubbly, If You Please
Today is all about bubbles! Champagne has more than a few wonderful aspects to it, not the least of which is its effervescent qualities. But do you know the history behind this most delicious of elixirs? Come with us today on a journey into the world of Champagne. Discover its history, uncover some of its more renowned producers and come to appreciate exactly why people are so enamored by it. So strap in because, like a cork about to pop, we're launching into the stratosphere with an explosion of bubbles!
31 minutes | 3 years ago
Mollydooker, that awe-inspiring Australian winery, is our focus on today's episode. We'll discuss some of the winery's background as well as have a pleasant chat with Mollydooker's International Brand Ambassador, Luke Marquis. It was great to be able to have the opportunity to interview Luke and we hope you find this episode to be one of many reasons to head to your favorite wine shop to pick up a bottle or two of Mollydooker's remarkable wines! As always, we thank you for listening!
43 minutes | 3 years ago
Austria, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovenia
We'll be swinging by four important growing regions on today's episode: Austria, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovenia. Each has its own uniqueness but all produce remarkable wines. So put your chardonnay aside and grab a Grüner Veltliner or Tokaj because we're delving into new grape territories!
43 minutes | 3 years ago
A Teutonic Tutorial on German Wine
Today, we discuss German wine and oh, do we have fun with pronunciations! From Riesling to Spätburgunder, German wines are wonderfully delicious, nuanced wines worth of exploration. And they are far more than merely sweet wines, as you'll discover. They are wines that intrigue and beguile. Thanks for listening and welcome to Germany!
29 minutes | 3 years ago
Kosher Wine & Food
In today's episode, we discuss Kosher wine and Kosher food and what is behind the somewhat confusing issue of what exactly makes something Kosher.
0 minutes | 3 years ago
We'll Return on Sept. 15, 2018
Due to a personal matter, we will be off air until Sept. 15, 2018.
50 minutes | 3 years ago
A Napa & Sonoma Valley Overview
On today's episode, we talk about the Napa & Sonoma Valleys, their history, what make them unique, and what gives them such renown. This discussion is broad in nature and is meant simply as an overview, with a more detailed and nuanced focus coming in future episodes. We hope you enjoy and as always, we are grateful for your interest!
32 minutes | 3 years ago
A One Day Jaunt in Napa & Sonoma
On today's episode, we venture into California's Wine Country. We stop by a couple of wineries--one of which is very high-end and wishes to remain anonymous--as well as have an eye-opening dining experience. Come join us as we leisurely tour around the Napa and Sonoma Valleys!
30 minutes | 3 years ago
Of Fire & Wine
Today's episode is highly topical in that it's about the raging fires in Northern California and their effects on the region and the harm they do to people, property, vineyards and to our country as a whole.
43 minutes | 3 years ago
Robert Sinskey Vineyards
Today, we discuss Robert Sinskey Vineyards, one of the premier wineries in Napa Valley. Discover their remarkably crafted, organic and biodynamic wines and find out about the heart and soul of this most unique of wineries.
64 minutes | 3 years ago
Absinthe: In Search of the Green Fairy
Absinthe. The name conjures up images of Parisian artists, painters and poets creating in a jade haze of inebriation. But what is absinthe really all about? And why was it banned and then made legal once again? Join us as we seek to uncover the fascinating story of this most unique of spirits.
68 minutes | 3 years ago
Tenuta Torciano Winery
In today's episode, we listen in on an event hosted by the American Wine Society with Tenuta Torciano, a distinguished Italian winery located in San Gimignano. Discover their remarkable wines, delicious olive oils and aged balsamic vinegar. For more information, check out their website And to see where their located, here is a Google Map link
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