Episode 106: Girls Gone Grape!

Episode 106: Girls Gone Grape! Robin Salls, founder of Girls Gone Grape (GGG), joins us on World Malbec Day. We chat wine, women, adventures, haikus, cocktails, and more. We share the story of GGG, upcoming trips to Tuscany and beyond, as well as climate change and extinct grapes. Yes, it’s all here, including some epic 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 80: Having a Harvest Ball, Grape Burglars & Baboons

We had an absolute ball this week with our banter back and forth across the Atlantic. Steph is still toodling around Italy, and Val admits that owning a vineyard would make her break out in hives. From harvest talk and male somms modeling designer table cloths (hey, we don’t make this stuff up), to baboons Read More …

Episode 58: Unleashing Seduction With Kaiken Wines

This week the ladies are sitting side-by-side with two fabulous bottles of wine from Kaiken and Aurelio Montes Jr. We are giving you where, the wine, the winemaker … and the geese. Geese? Yes, Geese. We’re two birds of a feather and flocking together, tasting and talking about Argentina’s signature varietal wines, Malbec and Torrontés. Read More …

Episode 57: Two to Tango – Argentina Primer

We are taking a side trip south of the equator to learn a little bit about Argentina. One of the gals admits to owning “tango shoes” while the other has a new guilty podcast pleasure. We’re also pretty high – not that kind of high (insert Colorado jokes here) – on vineyard altitude and other Read More …

Episode 51: The Devil in the Cellar … and in the Glass

This is a special “taste-and-tell” edition with Sharron McCarthy, Vice President of Banfi Vinters. In this episode Sharron guides us through a tasting of Concha y Toro’s Carménère wines and supplies us with history, stories and information to satisfy all wine knowledge appetites … and budgets. Style, elegance, and the Marques kissing your hand – Read More …

Episode 50: Gettin’ Chile With It

Episode 50: Gettin Chile With It Spring Break ‘mini-cast’ packed with goodies about Chile, Carmenere, and some exciting upcoming events. Steph and Val share a Chilean Negroni cocktail and toast to our 50th episode. We also peep some info about our one-year celebration in a few weeks – and you’re invited! Pour a glass, get Read More …