Grape Encounters Episode Archives

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Episode #576 - ArteVino… Where Fine Art and Fine Wine Collide in a Beautiful Way!

Episode #576 – ArteVino… Where Fine Art and Fine Wine Collide in a Beautiful Way!

Anyone that thinks winemaking isn’t an art form is not drinking very good wine! Actually, it’s not uncommon for winemakers to also be involved in a host of creative pursuits ...
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Episode #575 - Virtual Wine Dating, The Covid Loss of Wine Taste Curse and More!

Episode #575 – Virtual Wine Dating, The Covid Loss of Wine Taste Curse and More!

It’s a veritable potpourri of pontification on this week’s edition of Grape Encounters.  As you probably know, sometimes our show’s host has so many things on his mind that he ...
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Winemaking is Going to the Dogs!

Winemaking is Going to the Dogs!

Dogs are an integral part of many work force teams. We know them to work directly with police officers and fire fighters. But what’s the story with vineyard dogs? There’s ...
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Putting the Freeze on Wine, But You Really Have to be Openminded!

Putting the Freeze on Wine, But You Really Have to be Openminded!

A sure fire way to make a wine lover cringe is to drop a few ice cubes in your glass of vino.  But there are a couple of reasons why ...
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Shaking Up Conventional Bubbly Wisdom!

Shaking Up Conventional Bubbly Wisdom!

Champagne and sparkling wine are more popular than ever before.  In fact, bubbles are now considered totally appropriate, any day of the year and from start to finish at the ...
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Episode #574 - How Tasting Rooms, Wine Bars and Awesome Events Like The Oregon Wine Experience are Finding Ways to Carry On

Episode #574 – How Tasting Rooms, Wine Bars and Awesome Events Like The Oregon Wine Experience are Finding Ways to Carry On

Cancelled. Cancelled. Cancelled! Whether you’re into sports, travel or wine, there’s a good chance that your favorite events and activities are on indefinite hold. We are all pretty bummed for sure. But it’s even sadder ...
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Episode #573 - Checking in on East Coast Faves; Will Ouweleen of O-Neh-Da Vineyards and Bad Company Bassist Turned Musical Chef, Paul Cullen

Episode #573 – Checking in on East Coast Faves; Will Ouweleen of O-Neh-Da Vineyards and Bad Company Bassist Turned Musical Chef, Paul Cullen

We had intended to pay a long overdue visit to a number of our wine and hospitality friends on the east side of America.  Unfortunately, we’re in a bit of ...
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Episode #572 - Jancis Robinson and Chef Rick Moonen

Episode #572 – Jancis Robinson and Chef Rick Moonen

Definitely Worth a Second Listen! To celebrate 4th of July Weekend, David wanted to feature a couple interviews that took place days before and a few weeks into the Covid-19 ...
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Episode #571 - Adjusting to Wine Appreciation in a Pandemic Place and Time

Episode #571 – Adjusting to Wine Appreciation in a Pandemic Place and Time

Kristy Charles and her family co-founded Foursight Wines in 2006 and the Covid-19 crisis has helped fire up something that this family is particularly good at; evolving and reinventing as ...
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Episode #570 - World Affairs and What They Mean to Wine

Episode #570 – World Affairs and What They Mean to Wine

With a host of critical national and international issues dominating every news cycle, it can be hard, if not impossible to live life the way we did not so long ...
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Episode #569 - SOBAR: The Science of Sobriety and a New Product to Take on Alcohol Absorption

Episode #569 – SOBAR: The Science of Sobriety and a New Product to Take on Alcohol Absorption

If there’s one thing you probably should know about Grape Encounters host David Wilson, it’s this:  Even though the show is largely about how to have fun with wine, David ...
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Episode #568 - A Virtually Incomparable  Rose Day with Jon McDaniel

Episode #568 – A Virtually Incomparable Rose Day with Jon McDaniel

Hey wine enthusiasts! There is a very big holiday that is coming up and it would be a shame if it isn’t on your calendar, because it is a whopper ...
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