“Wine Lover’s Remorse” Be Gone!

I’d like to share with you 8 things that have the potential to significantly improve your wine drinking experience and that of your wine-drinking guests.  I’m sharing this information because it happens to the best of us…  Let’s call it: “WINE LOVER’S REMORSE.” It’s when pricey bottles of wine purchased at the winery just don’t

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Yes! Tinker with Your Wine!

By David Wilson Nearly two decades ago, I had a life-changing wine experience. I was on the Island of St. Martin in the Caribbean with a group travelers who were enjoying an incentive trip hosted by an LA radio station.  Several members of our group were partying around the pool on a picture-perfect night.  Most

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The Worthless Whiff

The server opens the bottle and hands the cork to someone at the table.  The recipient sniffs the cork and gives a tumbs up!  How to look silly without really trying, after this! It’s kind of like what you might do if you were suddenly face to face with the Pope… Do you bow?  Curtsey?

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Episode #373 – WINESONG 2016

WINESONG 2016 DEMONSTRATES VINO’S INCREDIBLE POWER TO FUEL ACTS OF SELFLESS CHARITY This week, Host David Wilson takes listeners to the breathtaking Mendocino Coast of California for the 32nd Annual Winesong, a weekend of spectacular wine, food, fine art, music and merriment. Winesong begins with A Pinot Noir Celebration: Meet the Winemakers, featuring world-class Pinot Noirs from


Episode #372 – Geoff Kruth; SOMM: Into the Bottle and CA Wine Month

David Wilson hosts Master Sommelier Geoff Kruth, President of GuildSomm.com, and also co-producer of the movie SOMM: Into the Bottle. Geoff brings vitality, passion, and extensive knowledge to his role as President of Guildsomm.com and one about 200 people worldwide to achieve the distinction of Master Sommelier. He graduated from Sonoma State University with bachelors

David Rosengarten feature

Episode #370 – Taste You Can Trust: Secrets of Wine and Food Pairing with David Rosengarten

David Wilson hosts journalist, television personality, and cookbook author David Rosengarten, who has covered great food products, restaurants, wines, gastronomic travel destinations, and related subjects for over 25 years. He has written hundreds of articles and contributed hundreds of original recipes to publications such as Gourmet (where he was Restaurant Critic from 1996 to 2000),

Ryan Render Wine Barrels

Episode #369 – Talking Barrels with Ryan Render

David talks with Ryan Render, Director of Sales for Tonnellerie CADUS North America, as well as founder and winemaker at Rendarrio Vineyards. Ryan consults with wineries about choosing suitable barrels for their wines. Tonnellerie means barrel-making, or copperage, and is one of the least understood aspects of winemaking. Ryan has a keen appreciation and understanding

Mead & Money

Episode #368 – Mead Fest and Slow Money

David talks with Dwight Crevelt, 7Cs Winery in Walnut Grove, Missouri, about the upcoming 7th Annual Mead Fest happening there Sept 25, 2016. 7Cs makes both wine and meads, and participate in many unusual food & wine events. Mead is an alcoholic beverage created by fermenting honey with water, sometimes with various fruits, spices, grains,