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Entertainment, education & consumer empowerment; everyday drinking for everyday people. Wine with lunch? Yes please! Wine-Two-Five is an entertaining wine podcast series featuring wine educators who like to drink their homework & have fun teaching. We believe in wine with lunch and not punching a clock when pulling a cork. In other words, drinking every day - any time of the day - is acceptable. And classy.

Entertainment, education & consumer empowerment; everyday drinking for everyday people. Wine with lunch? Yes please! Wine-Two-Five is an entertaining wine podcast series featuring wine educators who like to drink their homework & have fun teaching. We believe in wine with lunch and not punching a clock when pulling a cork. In other words, drinking every day - any time of the day - is acceptable. And classy.
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Entertainment, education & consumer empowerment; everyday drinking for everyday people. Wine with lunch? Yes please! Wine-Two-Five is an entertaining wine podcast series featuring wine educators who like to drink their homework & have fun teaching. We believe in wine with lunch and not punching a clock when pulling a cork. In other words, drinking every day - any time of the day - is acceptable. And classy.

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Episodes

Episode 175: Wine Tasting Potpourri Podcast Party

8/16/2018
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We Like Drinking Podcast host Jeff E. & die-hard supporter Diane H. enthusiastically join us to taste some unusual wines & spirits. For this episode, we popped some crazy, unusual bottles, & got some unfiltered input from around the table. Not our usual format, but we really wanted to share some bottles with hard core local supporters & see what happened. So while we are at wine camp this week, please enjoy some #W25Challenge fun! [Recorded on 8 August 2018.] Pics, links, & more at...

Duration:00:48:29

Episode 174: Tasting the Past With Author Kevin Begos

8/9/2018
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Kevin Begos, author of the new book Tasting the Past: The Science of Flavor & the Search for the Origins of Wine, chats with the W25 ladies. Fresh off his book tour, he shares the "tasting notes" on a 10-year wine grape journey ... that all started in a hotel room minibar in the Middle East. [This episode was recorded on 30 July 2018.] Show notes, pics, links & more at winetwofive.com Wine Podcast, Interview with "Tasting the Past" author Kevin Begos; wine history, wine grapes, wine...

Duration:00:23:49

Episode 173: The Great August Albariño Grape Gab

8/2/2018
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Roll out those crazy Albariño days of Summer! In this episode we are Grape Gabbing about Albariño. Also we announce our July Patron drawing at the end of the show. [sponsored content] #MakeItAnAlbariñoWeekend #AlbariñoFiesta Pics, links, and more at winetwofive.com Albarino grape gab, summer sips, Wine Education, sponsored content

Duration:00:23:42

Episode 172: Tangled Vines - Smokin' Summer Book Club With Meg Hansen, CSW, CSS

7/26/2018
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Smokin' hot summer edition of the #W25BookClub. This week, die-hard listener, Meg Hansen, CSW, CSS, joins us to discuss "Tangled Vines: Greed, Murder, Obsession and an Arsonist in the Vineyards of California" by Frances Dinkelspiel. But of course there is one prevailing theme: wine. Photos, links, more at winetwofive.com "Tangled Vines: Greed, Murder, Obsession and an Arsonist in the Vineyards of California" by Frances Dinkelspiel.

Duration:00:49:07

Episode 171: Wines of Mexico With Sommelier Sandra Fernandez Gaytan

7/19/2018
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Joining us from Mexico City is superstar sommelier & owner of SFG Public Relations for Premium Wine & Spirits, Sandra Fernández Gaytán. Not only did she guide us on an audio tour of the Mexican wine producing states, geography, history, wine styles & grapes, but she brought lessons in coffee & tequila! Bonus! She's been recognized for her outstanding contributions as a leader in the wine industry by the Association of Mexican Sommeliers, El Conocedor Magazine, Oaxaca City, & Lideres...

Duration:00:52:33

Episode 170: Barbera Banter - A Midsummer Grape Gab

7/12/2018
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We love Barbera. It responds well to different wine making processes to result in a great variety of styles. We hate to put it in a style box, but we love to sip it in its many forms. Also, what is a cherry bounce, and what does it have to do with George Washington? Yes, a history lesson too. Much to learn and love in this episode! Pics, links & more at winetwofive.com! Wine Podcast, Education, Edutainment, Wine, Grapes, Barbera, Italia, Cherry Bounce

Duration:00:25:49

Episode 169: Anise Spirits a Nice (Wine!) Surprise

7/5/2018
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This spirited discussion focuses on the flavoring, characteristics, and botanical foundations of anise or licorice-based spirits. What's fascinating is the variety of plants, seeds, roots and fruits that make up these beverages, as well as the lore, culture and traditions behind them. We also share some hot news for our wine lovers to take the summer quarter of the podcast to the next level for listeners and supporters! Links, photos, and more at www.winetwofive.com Anise & licorice...

Duration:00:27:15

Episode 168: Tour de Provence

6/28/2018
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Provence. Bucolic images of lavender fields, stone farmhouses, Pastis, bowls of mussels … or Russell Crowe slowly unrotting his soul in uncle’s vineyard in the movie "A Good Year" may come to mind. But there is more to the story. Sun, a patchwork geology, and that wind - along with a magic blend of innovation and tradition - aid the vines in the varied regions in producing wines that are now superstars on the world stage.

Duration:00:29:24

Episode 167: My Wine Society

6/21/2018
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Just when you think the online wine community couldn't get any cooler, the ultimate online wine community comes along - and it's pretty darned cool. We're talking with CEO of My Wine Society, Sean Evans, and the Director of Channel Content and Brand Ambassador - Christine Havens to get a behind-the-scenes sneak peek and preview of the My Wine Society app launching in July 2018. Pics, info, and more at winetwofive.com

Duration:00:50:26

Episode 166: Grape Gab - Getting to Know Nebbiolo

6/14/2018
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We are getting to know Nebbiolo in June's Grape Gab. Also, we deliberate a Burning Wine Question on knowing when to open your bottles versus saving them for future enjoyment. Photos, links & more on www.winetwofive.com. June Grape Gab on Nebbiolo, Wine Education, Wine Podcast, Burning Wine Question, Aging Wine

Duration:00:38:19

Episode 165: Rhone Wine & Art - A Feast for the Senses

6/7/2018
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Côtes du Rhône wines were recently paired with London artist Joe Cruz's art for a creative tasting. Sommelier, wine writer, educator & prophet, Jonathan Cristaldi, & Rhône Valley Wines Trade Marketing Manager, Eileen Fabunan, were the orchestrators of this feast for the senses, & they joined forces us to take us all behind the scenes. This was a unique, elevated wine discussion that we know you will want to experience for yourself ... in one way or another. Photos, links, more at...

Duration:00:38:27

Episode 164: Pearls of Wine Wisdom With Jameson Fink

5/31/2018
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Jameson Fink, creator of Wine Without Worry, joins the Wine Two Five ladies for some conversation about Chablis, oysters, and learning about wine when you're just beginning. Then he lays down a brilliant, convincing defense of the Champagne flute that you won't want to miss. This? Was way too much fun! Cheers ~ Photos, links, and more on winetwofive.com Wine Education, Wine Culture, Wine Podcast, Chablis, Oysters, Stemware

Duration:00:43:58

Episode 163 : Grape Gab - Getting Geekio With Verdichio

5/24/2018
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We are geeking out on the Verdicchio grape in May's Grape Gab. Verdicchio is important to Italy's Le Marche, and makes diverse, interesting styles of wine. There were also some fun tidbits that emerged from this discussion. What else emerged? This month's giveaway winner! Show notes, links, photos & more at www.winetwofive.com. Wine Podcast, Grape Gab, Verdicchio, Marche, Italy, Wine Education, Wine Edutainment, Wine

Duration:00:28:30

Episode 162: Ice Wine & Chill

5/17/2018
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As the weather warms up, it's a good time to chill down with some ice wine - or Eiswein - or Icewine. Believe it or not they are not all the same thing. Also, we are announcing the next #W25BookClub book and upcoming educational events. Show notes & links at www.winetwofive.com Eiswein, Ice Wine, Icewine, wine education, podcast, Germany, Canada

Duration:00:30:35

Episode 161: Magic of Mallorca - Martin Ward, Wine Educators International

5/10/2018
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Martin Ward is the owner of Wine Educators International, a company focused on touring, learning about, and enjoying the finer aspects of food, wine, and culture. In this episode Martin gives us an overview of Mallorcan wine and food, as well as his inspiration for introducing these wines and wines of the world through entertaining presentations and fine dining and luxury travel experiences. Mallorca, wine, podcast, wine education, Wine Educators International, Dining With Style, Wine...

Duration:00:38:42

Episode 160: From Government to Grapes: An American Wine Dream

5/3/2018
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From inside the beltway to outside in wine country - wine grape growers Clark and Bonny Lystra talk with us about finding their dream home in the Russian River Valley. There was only one small add-on: 35 rows of Pinot in Siduri's Betty Ann Vineyard. In this episode we sat back and sipped along. This interview has something for everyone - including those of you who like to geek it up with enology and viticulture. Shownotes, photos, & more at www.winetwofive.com Wine, Winemaking, Wine...

Duration:00:39:33

Episode 159: A Good Old Gewürztraminer Grape Gab

4/26/2018
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It's time for the April Grape Gab, and we are getting down and gabbing Gewürztraminer. This white grape has been described as everything from spicy to grandma, to fussy and even "brassy in the glass." Either way, we're happy to grab a glass and get to know our good friend, Gewurz. Show notes, links, pics and more at www.winetwofive.com

Duration:00:35:23

Episode 158: New Season, New Stuff

4/19/2018
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We're ushering in Season 4 of the Wine Two Five Podcast with a podcastiversary celebration, bourbon and bubbles! Have no fear, there are factoids galore throughout the show, but we've got some surprises as well. Thank YOU for being part of the Wine Two Five community of hard core wine lovers and learners, and let's raise our glasses to a 4th year! Cheers ~ Show notes & links at www.winetwofive.com

Duration:00:27:22

Episode 157: Eric V. Orange of LocalWineEvents.com

4/12/2018
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The Juice is in the house! Eric V. Orange, creator of localwineevents.com and "The Juice" newsletter joins the W25 ladies for an afternoon chat about the number one website for consumers who are actively seeking out wine and food events in their area. Show notes and links at www.winetwofive.com. Wine podcast, local wine events, wine culture

Duration:00:28:39

Episode 156 - Oh yes we Can! Craft Wine Coolers & Bringing the Mayhem

4/5/2018
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This episode explores canned wine beverages, and features the craft wine coolers of St. Mayhem. Those of us who came of drinking age in the '80s & '90s? Well, these are not the wine coolers that we were drinking in our acid washed jeans, spiral perms and parachute pants. Actually, those wine coolers of synthesized music days gone by were a whole different category of beverage, and we suss that out here as well. The St. Mayhem styles and flavors surprised us, and we hope you'll enjoy...

Duration:00:43:09