Episode 134: Austrian Wine Regional Rap, Part 1

Episode 134: Austrian Wine Regional Rap (Part 1) The hills are alive with the sound of Steph & Val rapping Austrian wine – or wien. Part one gives an overview of the where, who, and Read More …

Episode 133: Cider Insider

Episode 133: Cider Insider This week we’re exploring cider, its history, how it’s made, styles, and varieties. There’s so much more to this alcoholic beverage than we ever imagined. Val has five glasses in front Read More …

Episode 132: Marselan Grape Gab

Episode 132: A Mid-October’s Marselan Grape Gab October’s grape gab is about the Marselan, a red grape only slightly older than Val. We’re celebrating Steph’s wedding anniversary, sipping 2006 California wines, talking tastevins and Koji, Read More …

Episode 129: A Toast to International Podcast Day!

Episode 129: A Toast to International Podcast Day! Join us in celebrating International Podcast Day on 30 September. First, we toast. Then we lay down a little 411 on the history and motivation behind podcasting Read More …

Episode 126: The Wines of Murrieta’s Well

Episode 126: The Wines of Murrieta’s Well Live from Livermore Valley (although pre-recorded with Steph, Val, & three wines), Director of Winemaking Robbie Meyer brings a generous pour of winemaking knowledge – & charm – Read More …

Episode 124: Chenin Chatter, A Chenin Blanc Grape Gab

This month’s grape gab is about the Chenin Blanc grape and its contribution to a fascinating variety of wine styles; we also engage in a little “who’s the grape daddy” and a little more Chenin Read More …