From the world’s best restaurant to the final football showdown to the Urban Wine Trail of Santa Barbara, Grape Encounters Radio takes on some very engaging topics this week. Meet Sean O’Connel, the incomparable Chef who opened the Bellagio, Las Vegas, reinvented dining at Hong Kong’s Mandarin Oriental and now is taking culinary creativity to the limit at the BluEmber in Rancho Mirage, California. Plus, Christian Garvin of the highly acclaimed Oreana Winery, online wine buying tips from Sommelier Jim Newcomb and finally, David and Gadget Guru, Matt DuBow, take wine out on the grid iron and talk about the surprising connection between wine and football.
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