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All podcast music: “Café connection” by morgantj / CC BY 3.0, ©2009 – Licensed under Creative Commons 
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Sep 29, 2018

We couldn't hit every food, or every wine, but this sampling was done at our kitchen table -- as an experiment with Chinese, Thai, Japanese, and Indian foods. We had some great pairing moments and some colossally bad ones (I didn't realize things could go SO wrong with wine and Asian food, but here's your warning)!...


May 26, 2018

Wine and cheese are perfect partners and knowing more about each will help you go from good to great with pairings! Cheese Master Jill Davis of Murray's Cheese tells us all about cheese and we discuss how best to pair certain types of cheese with wine!

Here are the notes:

  • There is an amazing parallel history of...


Feb 4, 2017

Ok, we've done it. We did the primary research with unhealthy, kinda nasty bar food. Our findings were pretty simplistic but we figured it out through trial and error.

Here's a hint: our MVP is a wine we don't recommend often: lightly oaked Chardonnay!


Feb 21, 2015

It's the Chinese New Year so it's time for a pairing podcast! M.C. Ice is fascinated that you can successfully pair wine with Chinese cuisine, but after serious experimentation I made a believer of him. 

A few key notes:

1. Slightly sweet Riesling and Vouvray are the MVPs with Chinese. You can't go wrong with...


Apr 22, 2012

This week, it’s another crack at food and wine pairing. But this isn’t just an overview, we get kind of dorky, talking about chemical reactions and shifts in your perception based on certain combinations. Here’s the outline: We do a quick review of basic pairing rules — heavy with heavy, light with light, follow...