September 28, 2023

Episode #525 – Summer Wine News

It’s been another very busy week in the glorious world of wine.  Accordingly, host David Wilson takes a detailed look at the latest wine news.  Among the stories unpacked on this week’s show is somewhat startling study by the folks at Neilsen about consumer trends relating to alcohol consumption.  Surprisingly, more and more folks are looking for lower alcohol adult beverages.  On this episode, David makes some wine suggestions that should make these consumers very happy.  As an aside, you’ll also hear a few tips on how to lower the alcohol level on the wine in your glass on America’s best wine podcast!

Which of these 3 things are most likely to inhibit your ability to fall asleep:  wine, nicotine or coffee?  The answer might surprise you!


Finally, a visit with Sarahanne Driggs about David’s upcoming visit to The Oregon Wine Experience in Jacksonville, Oregon.  This is a first for David and he’s literally chomping at the bit to get there.  And if you’re looking for a great selection of Oregon wines, there’s no place on earth that offers more choices than Total Wine & MoreTotal Wine & More.  Grape Encounters is very pleased to be sponsored by America’s leading wine, beer and spirits retailer.  If you’ve never visited a Total Wine & More store, you’re in for the experience of a lifetime!  Learn more and buy online at

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