Episode 105: Thomas Jefferson’s Wine, W25’s Second Podcastiversary, and an Official Cocktail

Episode 105: Thomas Jefferson’s Wine, W25’s Second Podcastiversary, and an Official Cocktail One hundred and five straight weeks of drinking and getting behind a microphone require celebratory drinks and a custom cocktail. This week we also pay homage to one of our founding fathers who revered wine as much as we do. While offering up Read More …

Episode 103: Whiskey Chat With Suzanne Redmond of Cask Magazine (Show Notes)

Episode 103: Whiskey Chat With Suzanne Redmond of Cask Magazine Direct from Dublin, Ireland – via Cambeltown, Scotland – Features Editor for Cask Magazine, Suzanne (Suzi) Redmond, joins the ladies of W25 to fill us in on the hottest things under the Irish whiskey sun. A writer and contributor to the Malt Whiskey Year Book Read More …

Episode 102: Shades of Gray – A Grape Gab About Pinot Gris (Show Notes)

Episode 102: Shades of Gray – A Grape Gab About Pinot Gris Our version of March Madness is having a Grape Gab about the gray – or grey – grape known as Pinot Gris – or Grigio. We talk about what it is, what it isn’t, wine styles, and share a little story about a Read More …

Episode 96: Wine Trippin’ on Aeration (Show Notes)

Episode 96: Wine Trippin’ on Aeration Why, when, and how do you subject your wine to an oxygen trip? It’s a question that gets asked often, and the answer can be somewhat controversial in many wine circles. We go there, while we allow our Factoid and Wino Radar segments go – well – everywhere. Pour Read More …

Episode 94: Wine Lists and Fun Wine Finds (26 January Show Notes)

What makes a great wine list? There is no single great answer to this. However, navigating your way through restaurant selections shouldn’t be rocket science. In this episode we talk about the why and how of things you may encounter in a restaurant. Steph is gifted an Iconic Wine. Val is roaming around Rome. (Recorded Read More …

Episode 92: The Brains and the Beauty of a Bright Wine Idea

 Bright Cellars Co-Founder and CEO Richard Yao and Director of Operations Christie Lowe join the ladies of Wine Two Five this week to tell us how two MIT grads created a wine club that’s personalized for each wine drinker. Steph and Val gave it a try, and we were both sent selections customized for us. Read More …

Episode 86: Japanese Wine From a Colorado Kitchen Table

Two wine geeks, four bottles of Japanese wine and a translate app. Oh my. This is one of our “taste and tell” shows where we taste and discover things for the first time and bring you along for the wild ride. We also dug up some fun facts about the grapes, wines and regions of Read More …

Episode 85: Holidays, Entertaining, Wine and Whatnots

Food & Lifestyle Contributor for the Greeley Tribune and award-winning author, Emily Kemme, gets the W25 take on everything from the holiday table, cooking with wine, to stemware, gifting, and office parties. Steph’s signature SWT cocktail returns to the show and is sure to cure what ails you. We’re thankful for all of you who Read More …

Episode 82: Wine Enthusiast Executive Editor, Susan Kostrzewa

While Steph works her way back to the states, we’re taking a week off to square away busy winter schedules. Few people, however, have a busier schedule than our guest who took time out of her day to chat with the Wine Two Five ladies a few weeks back. Chardonnay for breakfast? Yes please, and Read More …

Episode 73: New Zealand Wine, Part 1 – More Than Bungee Jumping

This week we are chatting with Celia Hay, Owner of New Zealand School of Food and Wine. She generously shared some of her country’s finest wines with us, as well as incredible stories. As a child waiting tables for her parents’ dinner parties for dignitaries she learned to appreciate fine food that led to her Read More …