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GrapeRadio - Wine Talk Show

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GrapeRadio is a wine talk show. Topics cover the enjoyment of wine, wine news, industry trends, and interviews with guests from around the world of wine. GrapeRadio has received numerous awards and honors including two James Beard Awards.

GrapeRadio is a wine talk show. Topics cover the enjoyment of wine, wine news, industry trends, and interviews with guests from around the world of wine. GrapeRadio has received numerous awards and honors including two James Beard Awards.
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GrapeRadio is a wine talk show. Topics cover the enjoyment of wine, wine news, industry trends, and interviews with guests from around the world of wine. GrapeRadio has received numerous awards and honors including two James Beard Awards.

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English


Episodes

Pairing Wine with Cheese – Myth or Reality?

9/26/2017
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Apparently, ‘all roads lead to cheese,’ at least it did so for identical twins, Michael and Charlie Kalish. Michael Kalish began his food career in commercial beekeeping in Santa Barbara County and got his first taste of wine and cheese while working for a cheese shop and joining a wine crush in Healdsburg, California. He […]

Duration: 00:43:14


Wineries of the Sonoma Coast – Chamboulé

8/29/2017
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Almost inexplicably, wine people will try to compare the qualities of California pinot noir with that of Burgundy. It seems innocent enough to refer to a pinot from the New World as “Burgundian,” however the two regions are literally world’s apart, and comparisons are always wanting. And yet, there are innumerable winemakers, nee vignerons, attempting […]

Duration: 00:55:15


The Renaissance of Spirits – Absinthe

6/12/2017
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Getting back to our occasional focus on spirits, we now take a look at absinthe, an anise-flavored spirit derived from botanicals, together with green anise, sweet fennel, and other medicinal and culinary herbs. Absinthe traditionally has a natural green color and is commonly referred to in historical literature as “la fée verte” (the green fairy). […]

Duration: 00:55:35


Wineries of the California Central Coast – with Concannon Vineyard

5/31/2016
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In 1883, with no prior knowledge of wine, much less wine growing, Irish immigrant James Concannon decided to plant a vineyard in the Livermore Valley, south of San Francisco. Importing Cabernet vines from Bordeaux’s Château Margaux, plans called for making sacramental wines, something that would see the family operation through the lean years of prohibition. […]

Duration: 00:50:06


The Wines of Sicily – with Tenuta Rapitalà

5/26/2016
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Rapitalà, which translates to “Beautiful Garden of God”, lies between the towns of Camporeale and Alcamo, in the northwest corner of Sicily. In 1968, French count, Hugues Bernard de la Gatinais, married Gigi Guarrasi, a descendant of a great family from Palermo. Together, they embarked on the renovation of the cellars and vineyards of the […]

Duration: 00:38:08


Spirits from China – Baijiu

5/17/2016
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Most people are familiar with distilled spirits such as vodka, gin, rum, and the like. However, there is a customary spirit from China that you may not be familiar with – Baijiu. Traditionally, baijiu was used to celebrate important events and welcome newcomers. Today, baijiu is a symbol for diplomacy and a way to celebrate […]

Duration: 00:43:20


The Wines of Hungary – with Royal Tokaji

4/12/2016
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Tokaji is the world’s original sweet white wine. Historically the wine and the region were called Tokay or even Tokai in English but the wine is more correctly referred to as Tokaji and the region as Tokaj. The Tokaji wine region also has the distinction of being the first in Europe to be classified. At […]

Duration: 00:51:42


Wineries of Napa Valley – Arcudi Wines

3/31/2016
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It may seem like a long out-of-the-way journey from Massachusetts to France to California, but that’s what Tony Arcudi did. Arcudi spent 20 years working in computer-related fields, first as a missile navigation engineer aboard Navy submarines and later as a product manager for IBM. The transition from that to winemaker—working with wine greats such […]

Duration: 00:36:00


Maison Ilan – with Ray Walker

3/24/2016
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Back in 2009, we spent some time talking to a young man from California who was headed to Burgundy to make wine …or more properly stated, to make Burgundy! Ray Walker has now been making wines in Nuits-Saint-Georges for the last seven vintages under his label, Maison Ilan. So, we thought we’d check in with […]

Duration: 01:10:18


Petite Sirah – A Test Drive

2/29/2016
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It all began in 1880 when Dr. François Durif, a grape botanist and grape breeder at the University of Montpellier in Southern France, released a new variety that he named after himself. It grew from a seed he extracted from fruit of the old French variety Peloursin. Dr. Durif didn’t know the pollen source at […]

Duration: 00:51:03


2015 World of Pinot Noir Seminar – The Wines of Domaine Marc Roy

2/22/2016
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This seminar from the 2015 World of Pinot Noir is the perfect bookend to the “Latitudes and Longitudes” seminar, where we heard from Pinot producers from around the world. This time, we’re back to the “homeland” of Pinot Noir – France’s Burgundy region, and specifically the wines of Domaine Marc Roy in Gevrey-Chambertin. Join us […]

Duration: 01:03:01


The Many Shades of Pinot Noir

2/16/2016
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Pinot Noir seems to be grown almost everywhere these days. Of course, we’re all familiar with Pinot from its ancestral home in Burgundy, as well as those from California, and of course Oregon. But, have you ever had Pinot from South Africa? Or, how about Pinot from Germany? Given the many shades of Pinot, we’ve […]

Duration: 00:55:30


2015 World of Pinot Noir Seminar – Latitudes & Longitudes

1/29/2016
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Originating from the Burgundy region of France, the pinot noir grape seems to have literally gotten a toehold in every corner of the globe. And, clonal material aside, it is the same grape that has been transplanted to these other climes. So, how does a reputedly fussy grape deal with the various climates and geology? […]

Duration: 01:13:37


The Wines of Montalcino – with Fattoria dei Barbi

12/21/2015
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Along with Biondi-Santi, the Colombini family helped build the reputation of Brunello di Montalcino as a wine of great quality and prestige worldwide. Fattoria dei Barbi is among the original producers of Brunello di Montalcino with bottles dating back to the 1892 vintage in its cellar. The estate includes vineyards in Montalcino, Scansano and Chianti […]

Duration: 00:51:13


2015 World of Pinot Noir Seminar – Gevrey-Chambertin vs Vosne Romanée

12/14/2015
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The wines of Burgundy always elicit emotions – and frequently more than just the aromas and the flavors. In this seminar from the 2015 World of Pinot Noir, the two presenters conduct a mock trial to determine which of two Côte de Nuits powerhouses has the better wines. The case of Gevrey-Chambertin vs. Vosne Romanée […]

Duration: 01:09:29


Wineries of Napa Valley – with Odette Estate Winery

10/14/2015
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With their purchase of the Steltzner vineyard in 2012, the PlumpJack Group added the Odette Estate Winery to their portfolio. Although the Steltzner Vineyard’s first vintage was 1977, the vineyard was planted in 1965, making it the second vineyard planted to Cabernet in the District (after Nathan Fay). Extensive work to both the vineyard as […]

Duration: 00:45:59


Wineries of Oregon – with Brooks Winery

9/17/2015
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Brooks Winery was founded in 1998 by Portland native, Jimi Brooks. Like most of his counterparts in Oregon, Jimi had a pioneering spirit that carried through to his love of life and winemaking. Sadly, Jimi passed away in 2004 from an aortic aneurism. In the aftermath of such tragedy, it speaks volumes for the Oregon […]

Duration: 00:12:05


The Wines of Tuscany – with Tenuta Sette Cieli

8/17/2015
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“Tenuta Sette Cieli,” or “the estate of the seven skies,” is located between Bolgheri and Castagneto Carducci, on the Tuscan coast 1,300 above sea level. The 173-acre estate overlooks terraced vineyards and the Mediterranean Sea, and is surrounded by the lush woods of Monteverdi Marittimo. Seventeen acres of high-density vineyards are planted to Cabernet Sauvignon, […]

Duration: 00:42:35


2015 World of Pinot Noir Seminar – Wines of The Côte Chalonnaise

8/3/2015
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One of the biggest thrills in wine, is finding bottles that perform above their price level. And, while Burgundy is not particularly known for bargains, there are still some excellent quality-to-price values to be found from several, shall we say, “lost” appellations and villages. One of these appellations is the Côte Chalonnaise. These wines are […]

Garagistes of California – with Carucci Wines

6/23/2015
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Many wine lovers dream of taking that step of making wine for themselves. However, it’s a much bigger step – a leap of faith, in fact – to turn one’s avocation into the business of making and selling your wines to the public. Join us as we talk with winemaker Eric Carucci, about how he […]

Duration: 00:50:58

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