May 19, 2024

Episode #774 - This Welcoming Italian Hotelier and Restauranteur has a Multi-Million Dollar Secret!

Episode #774 – This Welcoming Italian Hotelier and Restauranteur has a Multi-Million Dollar Secret!

It’s hard to imagine any European city with more iconic food, wine, art, and cultural attractions per capita than Bologna, Italy.  Home of the world’s first university, Bologna is a place of higher learning in almost any discipline you can ...
Episode #773 - From Morning Joe to Evening Glow: The Coffee and Wine Connection!

Episode #773 – From Morning Joe to Evening Glow: The Coffee and Wine Connection!

This week on Grape Encounters, we delve into the delightful harmony between two of life’s finest pleasures: wine and coffee. If your day starts with the essential cup of Joe and ends with Chardonnay or Merlot, this episode is brewed ...
Episode #772 - Connecting the Dots: Wine E-Commerce Savant Jessica Kogan Poised to Amaze Us Again!

Episode #772 – Connecting the Dots: Wine E-Commerce Savant Jessica Kogan Poised to Amaze Us Again!

Although most people might not give it a second thought, there can be no doubt that we are living in an era of human exceptionalism unparalleled in history. In nearly every field imaginable—science, technology, the arts, business, medicine, you name ...
Episode #771 - Green Medal Winners Unveiled!  Join the Celebration of Green Innovation!

Episode #771 – Green Medal Winners Unveiled! Join the Celebration of Green Innovation!

In the enchanting world of wine, where the romance of tradition meets modern innovation, Grape Encounters Radio invites listeners to tune in to a very special installment of the show, Episode #772. This week, host David Wilson welcomes Allison Jordan, ...
Episode #770 - Sous Vide Cooking Tops the List of Ways to Slash Meal Costs and Kitchen Drudgery

Episode #770 – Sous Vide Cooking Tops the List of Ways to Slash Meal Costs and Kitchen Drudgery

In the latest episode of Grape Encounters Radio, host David Wilson takes listeners on a deep dive into a culinary revolution that’s been quietly simmering for over fifty years. This isn’t just another cooking show; it’s a journey into how ...
Episode #769 - REIGNITED!  Natalie MacLean's "Wine Witch on Fire" is Most Requested Encore!

Episode #769 – REIGNITED! Natalie MacLean’s “Wine Witch on Fire” is Most Requested Encore!

It’s back!  We don’t run many repeats, but when we do, they have to be mighty special… and this hour-long kitchen table conversation with #1 best-selling author Natalie MacLean–arguably America’s finest wine and food author–is just a click away. Natalie’s ...
Episode #768 - FERMENTATION LIBERATION:  Shaking Up Wine's Status Quo.  Plus, Bonus Jancis Robinson Encore!

Episode #768 – FERMENTATION LIBERATION: Shaking Up Wine’s Status Quo. Plus, Bonus Jancis Robinson Encore!

This edition of Grape Encounters is brought to you by Total Wine & More.  Find what you love and love what you find at Total Wine & More. Just over a month ago, a captivating debate bubbled up among the ...
Episode #766_2 - Cooking Catastrophe!  Why Americans are Ditchin' the Kitchen!

Episode #766_2 – Cooking Catastrophe! Why Americans are Ditchin’ the Kitchen!

This week, in the whimsical world of “Grape Encounters Radio,” where the love of wine and food dances freely with the spirit of adventure, your host, David Wilson, takes a moment to don his chef’s hat—figuratively speaking—and delve into a ...
Episode #765 - Daring Boutique Winemaker Asks, "Is it OK to Tone Down Tech Talk and Favor Flavor?"

Episode #765 – Daring Boutique Winemaker Asks, “Is it OK to Tone Down Tech Talk and Favor Flavor?”

For more than 50 years, American wine enthusiasts and everyday drinkers have been divided into two opposing camps: those who use tech talk and wine industry jargon to describe what’s in their glass vs those who prefer to describe their ...
Episode #764 - SEIZE CONTROL:  If the Taste Ain’t Great, MANIPULATE!

Episode #764 – SEIZE CONTROL: If the Taste Ain’t Great, MANIPULATE!

Gather ‘round wine enthusiasts, adventurous gastronomes, and curious wanderers for this week’s edition of Grape Encounters Radio. For 15 years, we’ve been your trusted companion on a never-ending journey off the beaten path into uncharted regions of the world of ...