How come so many people claim their wine has “turned to vinegar” when such an occurrence is nearly impossible without intervention? This week’s show not only sets the record straight on the subject of wine turning to vinegar with husband and wife vinegar experts Cari and Craig Clark, owners of Chaparral Gardens. In the segment,
It wasn’t that long ago that wine drinkers had to adjust to a steady increase in twist off enclosures. Now, if you dine out frequently, you’re likely to find those twist caps disappearing as well.
Last week, New York Knicks NBA star Amar’e Stoudemire tweeted a picture of himself soaking in something most of us only dream of… and usually it takes more than a couple of glasses of wine to cause our minds to wander that far.
Stomping Grapes and Shattering Records in NY It is by far and away the most memorable and imitated comedic wine-themed moment in television and motion picture history. And what made it even more special was the fact that not a single word needed to be uttered to make the scene magical. Last week in Jamestown
A die-hard romantic, Grape Encounters Host David Wilson believes there’s a perfect mate out there for everyone. He also believes there’s a perfect wine out there for everyone; even for those who say they don’t like wine. Determined to give listeners meaningful advice to improve their wine love life, David enlists the assistance of three
Recorded at SAVOR the Central Coast: David and Sara Schneider, Wine Editor of Sunset Magazine, conduct a blind tasting with the winners of the “Why I Want to Co-Host Grape Encounters Radio” Contest: Kellie Ann Rowe, Veralynn Parker and Deja Mohr. Be a fly on the wall as David goes out of his way to
All across America—scratch that— all around the world, countless wine lovers with a desire to learn more about winemaking or simply participate in the process of this age-old art, volunteer their services in vineyards and wineries with passion and pride. Now, labor laws with a very different original purpose are being reinterpreted and used to
It all started with the Chardonnay, and in just about six years, what started as a modest enterprise has transformed into the largest producer by volume in America. On this episode of Grape Encounters, David talks with the delightful Jessica Tomei, Head Winemaker at Cupcake Vineyards about their success, Tuesday Taco Night, and why Prosecco
Veteran Burgundian winemaker Christian Roguenant perfected his craft making bubbly in the Champagne Region of his native France. Today he oversees winemaking at the Niven Family Wine Estates, which produce several premium labels, including Baileyana, Tangent, Trenza, Cadre and Zocker. http://www.grapeencounters.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=3583&action=edit On this edition of Grape Encounters, Christian joins host David Wilson and explains the
Wine in a box has come a very long way. But despite the dramatic increase in quality, there is a real downside to thinking inside the box.
You’ve prepared an amazing dinner. Now what about the wine? You probably know what pairs well with meat, chicken or fish, but are there wines that should simply be avoided regardless of the menu?