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 104: When Wine Makes You Sick: Myths, Science, Wee Beasties and Demons

Episode 104: When Wine Makes You Sick: Myths, Science, Wee Beasties and Demons Steph and Val are answering a Burning Wine Question this week, and also launching an information session about the commonly demonized sulfites. There are many reasons for different reactions to different wines, so we address biogenic amines or proteins, “wee beasties,” and Read More …

Episode 99: Italy Flashback! Winery Tour With Steph While We Were at PME17

Episode 99: Italy Flashback! Winery Tour With Steph While Val and Steph are still soaking up the Florida sun, you are invited to a private winery tour in Italy at Scacciadiavoli with Steph! You get to hear about chasing the devils, while we get back to drinking like superheroes – or heroines.     During 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 93: Grand Master Wine Geek, Yo.

  You may have those wine geek friends. You may be that wine geek friend. We may be those wine geeks who may have had a little too much fun with this episode. Either way, we’ve all experienced uncomfortable slurping and spitting situations. Steph and Val dive to the bottom of the spit bucket to Read More …

Episode 91: Wining and Winning in 2017

Happy sipping New Year! There are new wines, new hashtags, new factoids, new patrons, new contests and new promotions. Needless to say, we are looking forward to a new year of wine fun! We also announce our giveaway winners and our #W25Challenge winner from the 4th quarter of 2016. So much to enjoy, so pour Read More …

Episode 90: Dinner is Poured – Wine Two Five 2016 Wrap-Up

In our last episode of the year we wrap up with listener favorites, highlights, and some of the not-so-shining “oopsie” moments. Let’s celebrate the end of a full and fabulous year of wine edu-tainment, guests, factoids and follies with the Wine Two Five Podcast! We hope you’ll pour a glass, sit back and giggle along Read More …

Episode 88: Beaujolais Reindeer Games

There’s more to Beauj than Nouveau, you know. And Beaujolais is more than just the gamay. This week we rap the villages and the crus, and jam this episode with factoids you can use. From Irish moonshine to drinking podcast fun, there’s something here for everyone (over 21, of course). This is our last full Read More …

Episode 87: All I Want for Christmas is Wine … and Stinky Cheese in My Stocking.

The sounds of our favorite wine things are ringing in the holiday season. We’ve had to shake up our schedule a bit and get all snow globe up in here, but when the glitter settled packed this show with goodies galore. We’re chatting our favorite wine things, cheap things and fine things – from flippity-flip, 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 …