June 7, 2023

Episode 226 – Gobble Up That Wine! Preparing and Pairing For Your Holiday Feast

There may be no more significant occasion when it comes to the relationship between food and wine for Americans than Thanksgiving.

jackieolden145Your Grape Encounter this week begins with legendary radio and television Chef Jackie Olden sharing some of her favorite Turkey Day tips for incorporating vino into your holiday meal preparations. With more than 25 published cookbooks, you won’t want to miss some of her tasty suggestions.


saraschneider145What wines pair best with turkey, stuffing, veggie dishes or even pumpkin pie? Sunset magazine’s wine editor Sara Schneider and Grape Encounters host David Wilson have some stellar suggestions on what to serve and what to avoid in this week’s installment of Sipping with Sara.

chefandre145Celebrity Fit Chef Andre Carthen check’s in with suggestions on how to fully enjoy your feast without over indulging. What can you do before, during and after the big meal to keep your waistline and your energy level even-keeled? Andre has some excellent advice and talks about what he’ll be drinking with his holiday supper.


mattdubow145And, gadget guru Matt Dubow of EpicStyle.com steps up to take on another of David’s wine tasting challenges. And, if you’re taking along the gift of wine to Thanksgiving festivities this year, there is plenty you can dress it up with from EpicStyle. Tune in and click on the link to EpicStyle.com to  make a big impression!

Happy Thanksgiving from All of Us at Grape Encounters Radio!

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