June 16, 2024

Episode #231 – Ringing In the New Year: Sipping Bubbly with Sara

More champagne and sparkling wine will be purchased and consumed for New Years celebrations than any other time of the year.

saraschneider145This week on Grape Encounters, host David Wilson – who we learn is something of a New Years Scrooge – welcomes Sunset Magazine’s Sara Schneider into an extended edition of Sipping with Sara to talk about the good, the bad and the must-have of the sparkling variety for your celebration on the arrival of 2014.


jutta-poniesDavid will also introduce you to some new friends of the Grape Encounters family.

juttacynthia-145Cynthia Douglas and Jutta Thoerner are the owners of Manzanita Manor Organics and they are making organic wine and farming walnuts. It’s a fascinating story about a vineyard surrounded by thousands of acres of National Forest.


mattdubow145And, if you’re hosting a New Years Eve party, our gadget guru Matt Dubow has everything to make your spirits bright and shares those EpicStyle ideas.


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