Sun, 23 February 2014
After a few great questions from listeners, we have a celebrity guest: Grammar Girl, the best selling author, award-winning podcaster, and brain behind Quickanddirtytips.com. She answers dorky questions about wine grammar in her fun, brilliant style!
Listener questions were:
And then we get to the famous Mignon Fogarty, AKA Grammar Girl! She answers three questions for me:
Mignon is a great person, brilliant, fun, and I'm thrilled we connected. Find her at: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/grammar-girl
And more about her new project, Peeve Wars here: http://FundAnything.com/
Direct download: 98_Ep_098__Listener_QA__Grammar_Girl.mp3
Category: -- posted at: 11:17pm EDT
Wed, 12 February 2014
Want a wine that will last from salad to entree to cheese course? This week we discuss 8 versatile wines that will carry you through your Valentine's meal (except dessert -- you need a sweet wine for that). Choose a wine using our ideas and you'll be set for the night!
The Whites: Albariño, Riesling, unoaked Chardonnay from the New World
The "Others": Rosé, Sparkling wine
The Reds: Beaujolais, Pinot Noir (but be careful which one!), Barbera
Happy Valentine's Day!
And thanks for listening! We can't wait to hear from you! If you've got a question you want us to answer, post it we'll include it on the show!
Fri, 7 February 2014
Based on a blog post I wrote on the same subject, in this episode we talk abut the three important things that distinguish cheap plonk from well made wine.
Here are a few links of stuff we mention on the show:
1. Tugboat Yards to support us or sign up for an online class (thank you!).
3. The blog post that details the important stuff in this post. Read now.
Direct download: 96_Ep_096__Difference_Btw_Cheap__Expensive_Wine.mp3
Category:wine -- posted at: 11:52pm EDT