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Oh, hello! We didn't see you come in! Welcome to our little podcast, sure to delight your aural and oral senses. In each podcast, we hope to indulge you, the listener, in our loves of wine, cheese and conversations.We take a casual approach to topics of sophistication and make them more accessible for those of us who know a good bottle of wine doesn't have to cost a small fortune, or a delicious, complementary cheese doesn't have to be so hard to pronounce.

Oh, hello! We didn't see you come in! Welcome to our little podcast, sure to delight your aural and oral senses. In each podcast, we hope to indulge you, the listener, in our loves of wine, cheese and conversations.We take a casual approach to topics of sophistication and make them more accessible for those of us who know a good bottle of wine doesn't have to cost a small fortune, or a delicious, complementary cheese doesn't have to be so hard to pronounce.
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Oh, hello! We didn't see you come in! Welcome to our little podcast, sure to delight your aural and oral senses. In each podcast, we hope to indulge you, the listener, in our loves of wine, cheese and conversations.We take a casual approach to topics of sophistication and make them more accessible for those of us who know a good bottle of wine doesn't have to cost a small fortune, or a delicious, complementary cheese doesn't have to be so hard to pronounce.

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Episodes

Cheers to Endings and New Beginnings

11/2/2016
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Hi everyone, This is Emily from the Classy Little Podcast. I wanted to apologize for ending the podcast so abruptly after a very long hiatus. Thank you to all our listeners and supporters -- it was really an amazing year of podcasting we’ll never forget. Anyway, you can still catch James on the Unskippable podcast with my husband Mark, where they review one new album every episode and make each other listen to an old favorite without skipping it. You can find information at...

Duration: 00:10:44


Cheers to Swimming | Evolution of Swimwear, Sharks, Diana Nyad (CLP - Ep. 48)

7/12/2016
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For wine deals through our affiliate, wine.com, visit classylittlepodcast.com/wine. Listen and subscribe on iTunes or Google Play Music, and find out more at classylittlepodcast.com/subscribe. Find us on Snapchat | Twitter | Facebook This episode's wine: Gazela Vinho Verde from Portugal This episode's cheese: Marco Polo Peppercorn Cheese For extras, including bonus content, visit the show notes for this episode at classylittlepodcast.com/48. Find more great podcasts on Twitter by...

Duration: 00:50:33


Cheers to the Circus | P.T. Barnum, Drunk Elephants, Hartford Circus Fire (CLP - Ep. 47)

7/6/2016
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We're celebrating P.T. Barnum's birthday this week in an episode featuring the history (and name) of the infamous circus theme music, a history of P.T. Barnum, the Hartford Circus Fire, stories of elephants in the circus, and circus lingo. For wine deals through our affiliate, wine.com, visit classylittlepodcast.com/wine. Listen and subscribe on iTunes or Google Play Music, and find out more at classylittlepodcast.com/subscribe. Find us on Snapchat | Twitter | Facebook This episode's...

Duration: 01:04:51


Cheers to Paper | Attracting Cats, The Office, Toilet Paper History (CLP - Ep. 46)

6/29/2016
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Happy one-year anniversary to us! If you've been there since the beginning -- when we were using Rock Band mics and didn't know what we were doing, or if you're new to the show, cheers to YOU! Thank you, dear listeners, for a fantastic year! We're celebrating by talking about the traditional For wine deals through our affiliate, wine.com, visit classylittlepodcast.com/wine. Listen and subscribe on iTunes or Google Play Music, and find out more at classylittlepodcast.com/subscribe. Find...

Duration: 00:41:27


Cheers to Ice Cream | History of Frozen Desserts, Carvel Secrets, Pun Quiz (CLP-Ep. 45)

6/22/2016
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It's summer, and we don't know about you, but we feel there's nothing like a nice, cold ice cream on a hot summer day! We raise our glasses (and spoons) to this amazing treat. We even had to pause recording to eat the decadent delicacy! For wine deals through our affiliate, wine.com, visit classylittlepodcast.com/wine. Listen and subscribe on iTunes or Google Play Music, and find out more at classylittlepodcast.com/subscribe. Find us on Snapchat | Twitter | Facebook This episode's...

Duration: 00:39:27


Cheers to Insects | Awesome Ants, Busy Bees, Bugs of Nightmares (CLP-Ep. 44)

6/15/2016
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Stop right there if you have a delicate stomach. We're talking about creepy, crawly insects this week. And, despite looking for the positive traits of them, we can say with certainty -- nope, some of them can be downright jerks! For wine deals through our affiliate, wine.com, visit classylittlepodcast.com/wine. Listen and subscribe on iTunes or Google Play Music, and find out more at classylittlepodcast.com/subscribe. Find us on Snapchat | Twitter | Facebook This episode's wine: Tremo...

Duration: 00:49:20


Cheers to Architecture | Frank Lloyd Wright, The Brooklyn Bridge, Building FAILS (CLP-Ep. 43)

6/8/2016
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Listen and subscribe on iTunes or Google Play Music, and find out more at classylittlepodcast.com/subscribe. Find us on Snapchat | Twitter | Facebook For wine deals through our affiliate, wine.com, visit classylittlepodcast.com/wine. For extras, including bonus content, visit the show notes for this episode at classylittlepodcast.com/show-notes/43. Build your knowledge with this episode celebrating architecture in honor of Frank Lloyd Wright's birthday! Learn why blueprints used to...

Duration: 00:53:37


Cheers to Numbers | Unlucky 13, Rule of Three, Numbers Music Quiz (CLP-Ep. 42)

6/1/2016
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For episode 42, we had to do something related to "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy," but since neither of us had read the book, we decided to raise our glasses to numbers, instead! Aside from 42 being the ultimate answer, we also look at the number 3 in religions, how 30 percent of data begins with the number 1, and why 13 is really just the Jan Brady of numbers. This episode's wine: Bell'Aggio Rosso Dolce This episode's cheese: Trader Joe's Cheddar with Caramelized Onions For wine...

Duration: 00:47:51


Cheers to Scraps | Cats on Ships, Farkle, Sinead O'Connor (CLP-Ep. 41)

5/25/2016
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We celebrate James' birthday by raising our glasses to James' favorite meal: scraps! But, instead of leftover food, we decided to go back and use some of our research from past episodes we never got to talk about. This episode's wine: Longitude 2015 White Wine This episode's cheese:Trader Joe's Red Leicester with Chili and Red Bell Pepper For wine deals through our affiliate, wine.com, visit classylittlepodcast.com/wine. Listen and subscribe on iTunesorGoogle Play Music, and find out more...

Duration: 00:58:49


Cheers to Gadgets | Crazy Patents, Inspector Gadget, Planned Obsolescence

5/18/2016
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In honor of our appearance on Home Gadget Geeks on Thursday, we're raising out glasses to gadgets. We learn about patent trolls;some fun facts about everyone's favorite syndicated cartoon, "Inspector Gadget;" and Emily finds out that Planned Obsolescence isn't just a conspiracy theory. This episode's wine: Da Vinci Chianti, 2014 This episode's cheese: Colby Jack Listen/subscribe/leave a review on iTunes,Google Play Music,Stitcher,Overcast,or podcatcher of choice! Find us on...

Duration: 00:44:33


Cheers to Guilty Pleasures | The Jerry Springer Show, Psychology of Guilt and Pleasure, Astrology

5/11/2016
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Don't be ashamed you tuned in this week to hear about our adventure on The Jerry Springer Show (as audience members, not guests), the reason guilt-free foods don't taste as good, or how awful Japanese television can be. And, go ahead, you can do the Jerry chant right along with us! Listen/subscribe/leave a review on iTunes,Google Play Music,Stitcher,Overcast,or podcatcher of choice! Find us on Snapchat|Twitter|Facebook This episode's wine: 19 Crimes 2015 Red Wine, South Eastern Australia...

Duration: 00:57:01


Cheers to Friendship | Bromances, Famous Frenemies, My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic (CLP-Ep.38)

5/4/2016
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Even if you consider yourself anti-social, you can get all the socializing you need in this episode all about the magic of friendship -- and, yes, we talk about MLP:FIM. This episode's wine: Frenzy Sauvignon Blanc 2014, New Zealand This episode's cheese: Cotswold This episode was inspired from a request on Twitter from one of our listeners, Hilary, who asked how James and I met and became friends! The basic answer is we worked together years ago and got along well because we were both...

Duration: 00:56:27


Cheers to Tabletop Games | Monopoly in World War II, History of the Ouija Board, Scrimish Giveaway (CLP-Ep. 37)

4/28/2016
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Game on! Blow on those dice, spend 30 minutes setting up that elaborate game board, and get ready to raise your glasses toTabletop games -- either a great way to socialize, or the way to end friendships, as we discover in this episode. All in honor of International Tabletop Day, which is April 30th. Listen/subscribe/leave a review on iTunes,Google Play Music,Stitcher,Overcast,or podcatcher of choice!Find us on Snapchat|Twitter|Facebook! This episode's wine: 2014 Jigsaw Pinot Noir, Oregon...

Duration: 00:55:12


Cheers to Marijuana | The History of 420, CBD-Rich Hemp Oil, Reefer Madness (CLP-Ep. 36)

4/20/2016
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Get an exclusive episode-inspired shirt for a limited time only for only $14. Even though we aren't getting high in this episode, we're still celebrating 420! Sit back, toke up, and let us be your spirit guide through the origins of 420, the science behind marijuana, CBD-rich hemp oil, some famous potheads, and the propaganda surrounding "Reefer Madness." Listen/subscribe/leave a review on iTunes, Google Play Music,Stitcher,Overcast,or podcatcher of choice! Find us on...

Duration: 01:22:07


Cheers to Records | Record Store Day, Recording History, Unskippable Podcast (CLP-Ep. 35)

4/13/2016
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Find us on Snapchat|Twitter|Facebook Visit classylittlepodcast.com for more! In honor of Record Store Day (and a belated Rex Manning Day), we're talking about vinyl in this episode! You know, those things your parents had in milk crates that now you see hipsters walking around with. Emily also talks to James and her husband about their new podcast, Unskippable! This episode's wine: The Art of the Vintage Rotation 2011 Merlot, Napa, California This episode's cheese: Havarti If you're...

Duration: 01:00:53


Cheers to Water | ULLA Giveaway, Health Benefits of Water, Bottled Water Controversy (CLP-Ep. 34)

4/6/2016
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Find us on Snapchat|Twitter|Facebook We love our wine and all, but we can't always bring it with us everywhere we go (although, we've tried). This week, we're looking at that other popular beverage of choice, water! Plus, we have a special giveaway for the ULLA - Smart Hydration Reminder! This episode's wine: 90+ Cellars 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon, Lot 53This episode's cheese: Cabot Extra Sharp Cheddar Did you know it's actually considered uncouth to drink wine by itself without some water?...

Duration: 00:46:59


Cheers to Comedy | with Everyone Has a Podcast (CLP-Ep. 33)

3/30/2016
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Find us atclassylittlepodcast.com | Twitter | Facebook Extras, including tons of extras from this episode, can be found at classylittlepodcast.com/show-notes/33 No, your podcast-listening device isn't broken. Our cold opening clip will make sense later in the episode.We're joined by Adam and Bryon from Everyone Has a Podcastthis week, helping us talk all about comedy. This week's wine: Poggionotte Nero d'Avola from Sicily This week's cheese: Colby Jack We love learning about different...

Duration: 01:07:49


Cheers to March Madness (CLP-Ep. 32)

3/23/2016
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This isn't just about basketball, although if you've made a bracket, you'll be happy to know you're probably doing better than Emily, who picked her winning team based on a comfy T-shirt. This episode's wine: Hess Select 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa County, California This episode's cheese: Farmhouse English cheddar with Italian truffles (not chocolate truffles) and Wensleydale English Cheese Find us atclassylittlepodcast.com | Twitter | Facebook Extras, including bloopers and extras...

Duration: 01:01:06


Cheers to Mistakes (CLP-Ep. 31)

3/16/2016
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Humans are prone to mistakes, but as Bob Ross says, "There are no mistakes, just happy accidents!" Well, unless you count some of the biggest mistakes in history, which we talk about. But we also talk about why making mistakes is actually a good thing, plus we throw in some of our many bloopers you've never heard before. And, thanks to special guests Paul and Wayne from The Countdown: Movies and TV Reviews podcast for giving us the top mistakes made in movies! This episode's wine: 90+...

Duration: 00:50:58


Cheers to the Sun (CLP-Ep. 30)

3/9/2016
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Excited about the total solar eclipse this week? We are. In fact, we're turning this #WineWednesday into SUN-day, if you get our drift. This episode is all about that big ball of gas we know and love: The Sun! This episode's wine: La Maialina 2014 Chianti, Italy This episode's cheese: Port Wine Cheddar The sun isn't just for putting inspirational quotes over in Instagram photos. We talk about eclipses to celebrate the total solar eclipse on the other side of the world as this episode is...

Duration: 00:47:07

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