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Celebrating the Red, White & Rosé! Welcome to The Grape Groupie Podcast! We’ll be hosting weekly episodes on the subject of wine. But what aspects of wine? Any and all of them! Think of wine as the center hub of a wheel and our topics as radiating out in all directions. We’re not only going to talk about wine itself, but also as it relates to food, travel, history, wineries around the world, law, tasting and so much more. This will be an all-encompassing podcast touching on the myriad aspects of how wine informs life and culture. So grab your glass and join all of us “Grape Groupies” in our weekly exploration of wine.

Celebrating the Red, White & Rosé! Welcome to The Grape Groupie Podcast! We’ll be hosting weekly episodes on the subject of wine. But what aspects of wine? Any and all of them! Think of wine as the center hub of a wheel and our topics as radiating out in all directions. We’re not only going to talk about wine itself, but also as it relates to food, travel, history, wineries around the world, law, tasting and so much more. This will be an all-encompassing podcast touching on the myriad aspects of how wine informs life and culture. So grab your glass and join all of us “Grape Groupies” in our weekly exploration of wine.
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Philadelphia, PA

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Celebrating the Red, White & Rosé! Welcome to The Grape Groupie Podcast! We’ll be hosting weekly episodes on the subject of wine. But what aspects of wine? Any and all of them! Think of wine as the center hub of a wheel and our topics as radiating out in all directions. We’re not only going to talk about wine itself, but also as it relates to food, travel, history, wineries around the world, law, tasting and so much more. This will be an all-encompassing podcast touching on the myriad aspects of how wine informs life and culture. So grab your glass and join all of us “Grape Groupies” in our weekly exploration of wine.

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English


Episodes

A Teutonic Tutorial on German Wine

9/23/2018
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Today, we discuss German wine and oh, do we have fun with pronunciations! From Riesling to Spätburgunder, German wines are wonderfully delicious, nuanced wines worth of exploration. And they are far more than merely sweet wines, as you'll discover. They are wines that intrigue and beguile. Thanks for listening and welcome to Germany!

Duration:00:42:59

Kosher Wine & Food

9/16/2018
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In today's episode, we discuss Kosher wine and Kosher food and what is behind the somewhat confusing issue of what exactly makes something Kosher.

Duration:00:29:26

We'll Return on Sept. 15, 2018

9/10/2018
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Due to a personal matter, we will be off air until Sept. 15, 2018.

Duration:00:00:28

A Napa & Sonoma Valley Overview

8/31/2018
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On today's episode, we talk about the Napa & Sonoma Valleys, their history, what make them unique, and what gives them such renown. This discussion is broad in nature and is meant simply as an overview, with a more detailed and nuanced focus coming in future episodes. We hope you enjoy and as always, we are grateful for your interest!

Duration:00:50:16

A One Day Jaunt in Napa & Sonoma

8/26/2018
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On today's episode, we venture into California's Wine Country. We stop by a couple of wineries--one of which is very high-end and wishes to remain anonymous--as well as have an eye-opening dining experience. Come join us as we leisurely tour around the Napa and Sonoma Valleys!

Duration:00:31:50

Of Fire & Wine

8/19/2018
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Today's episode is highly topical in that it's about the raging fires in Northern California and their effects on the region and the harm they do to people, property, vineyards and to our country as a whole.

Duration:00:30:21

Robert Sinskey Vineyards

8/11/2018
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Today, we discuss Robert Sinskey Vineyards, one of the premier wineries in Napa Valley. Discover their remarkably crafted, organic and biodynamic wines and find out about the heart and soul of this most unique of wineries.

Duration:00:42:56

Absinthe: In Search of the Green Fairy

8/5/2018
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Absinthe. The name conjures up images of Parisian artists, painters and poets creating in a jade haze of inebriation. But what is absinthe really all about? And why was it banned and then made legal once again? Join us as we seek to uncover the fascinating story of this most unique of spirits.

Duration:01:03:35

Tenuta Torciano Winery

7/29/2018
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In today's episode, we listen in on an event hosted by the American Wine Society with Tenuta Torciano, a distinguished Italian winery located in San Gimignano. Discover their remarkable wines, delicious olive oils and aged balsamic vinegar. For more information, check out their website And to see where their located, here is a Google Map link

Duration:01:08:19

Clos Du Val Winery

7/21/2018
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In this episode, we visit the esteemed Clos du Val winery in the Stag's Leap District of Napa Valley, where we speak to Business Development Coordinator, Mr. Bill Adrian. We discover their amazing wines alongside learning about its remarkable history.

Duration:01:14:29

A Brief History Of Rosé Wine

7/15/2018
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We celebrate Bastille Day with an introduction on Rosé wine and its history. Along the way, we'll sample some delicious examples of this style of wine and provide insights about what makes it so special and why it should be enjoyed year-round.

Duration:00:34:31

Wine & The Founding Fathers (Part 3)

7/4/2018
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In Part 3, the concluding episode of Wine & The Founding Fathers, we see Thomas Jefferson arrive back in America from France and survey his life from Secretary of State, through his presidency and up until his passing and how wine was integral throughout.

Duration:00:54:41

Wine & The Founding Fathers (Part 2)

7/4/2018
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We continue with Part 2 of our 3-Part series on Wine & the Founding Fathers. In this episode we find Thomas Jefferson in Paris as America's Ambassador to France and chart his 3 1/2 month tour of France's and Northern Italy's wine regions.

Duration:00:58:57

Wine & The Founding Fathers (Part 1)

7/3/2018
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In this episode of The Grape Groupie Podcast, we discuss wine and the Founding Fathers, specifically Thomas Jefferson who, as we will discover, is the 18th century's most knowledgeable wine aficionado and who helped to make wine what it is today in America

Duration:00:37:13

Welcome to the Grape Groupie Podcast

6/24/2018
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Welcome to The Grape Groupie Podcast! This is our trailer, announcing Grape Groupie and what you can look forward to in the episodes to come. Thank you so much for listening!

Duration:00:01:12