Grape Encounters Episode Archives

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Episode #701 - Don't Laugh!  Maybe We Really Are What We Drink!

Episode #701 – Don’t Laugh! Maybe We Really Are What We Drink!

Are we what we drink? This week, inspired by a bunch of seemingly random events, David is compelled to stress the importance of the relationship between who we are and ...
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Episode #700 - Why Olive Oil and Wine are More Alike Than You Thought!

Episode #700 – Why Olive Oil and Wine are More Alike Than You Thought!

When we talk about things that are part of our wine life, there’s one thing that we probably don’t talk about enough. And if you are a wine enthusiast or ...
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Episode #698 - ICA’s Marco Permunian is Your Guide to Italian Citizenship

Episode #698 – ICA’s Marco Permunian is Your Guide to Italian Citizenship

What if you could obtain Italian Citizenship? Every month, more and more stories are written about Americans migrating from states with a high cost of living to vastly more affordable ...
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Episode #696 - Is Wine’s Future the Planet of Robots or Planet of the Apes?

Episode #696 – Is Wine’s Future the Planet of Robots or Planet of the Apes?

This week on Grape Encounters Radio, host David Wilson explores the implications of futuristic technology in the world of wine. From wine robots to “wine ape NFTs,” he’s questioning just ...
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Episode #695 - Find Your Ideal Wine Match With A Little Help From... Yourself!

Episode #695 – Find Your Ideal Wine Match With A Little Help From… Yourself!

Grape Encounters Radio is the perfect wine exploration for individuals that care about the wine they drink. It’s a unique blend of wine knowledge and entertainment that helps listeners understand ...
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Episode #694 - From Sellers to Buyers to Buyers With Cellars;  Benchmark and the Rare Wine

Episode #694 – From Sellers to Buyers to Buyers With Cellars; Benchmark and the Rare Wine

We’ve been talking about Benchmark Wine Group for a few years now and, now that Covid is largely behind us, we couldn’t wait to get up to Napa, California to ...
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Episode #692 - Wine Rebel With a Cause; Mendocino County Wine Pioneer Greg Graziano

Episode #692 – Wine Rebel With a Cause; Mendocino County Wine Pioneer Greg Graziano

This week on Grape Encounters Radio, we are delighted to welcome back Mendocino, California winemaker Greg Graziano. Greg’s remarkable winemaking journey has made him a pioneer, a rebel, and a ...
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Airplane Wine Gets an Altitude Adjustment!

Airplane Wine Gets an Altitude Adjustment!

It is often said that the best way to a person’s heart is through their stomach. But these days, it might be more appropriate to say that the best route ...
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Episode #690 - The Most Off-Color Episode of Grape Encounters Ever, Featuring Amber (or is it) Orange Wine Expert Simon J. Woolf

Episode #690 – The Most Off-Color Episode of Grape Encounters Ever, Featuring Amber (or is it) Orange Wine Expert Simon J. Woolf

Today, we proudly present what may well be the most off-color episode of Grape Encounters ever; and to help us accomplish that feat is one of the most respected authors ...
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Episode #688 - Iconic Pairings to Love the Wine You're With!

Episode #688 – Iconic Pairings to Love the Wine You’re With!

Welcome to Episode 688 of Grape Encounters, where we’re all about the love of wine. This week, Jeanne Sullivan, a leading wine PR executive who has been booking top-tier guests ...
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Episode #683 - An Exclusive Visit With the President of Italy’s Biggest Wine Association, Angelo Radica

Episode #683 – An Exclusive Visit With the President of Italy’s Biggest Wine Association, Angelo Radica

An American journalist rarely gets to sit down with the top brass of Italian winemaking like Angelo Radica. After all, Italy is the number one wine producer in the world, ...
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Episode #682 - Happiness is in Your Hands, and Living Large May be Easier Than You Think!

Episode #682 – Happiness is in Your Hands, and Living Large May be Easier Than You Think!

Americans are notorious for overworking and missing out on a plethora of simple pleasures. That’s where this edition of Grape Encounters Radio comes in! On today’s show, David heeds the ...
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