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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 131: Fall Fever & Celebrating the Season

10/12/2017
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"Doctor, doctor give us the news, we got a bad case of pumpkin booze!" The cure? Cocktails! We're looking for new ways to stay warm and cozy via the crock pot or the mug. This week's episode explores fall flavors, celebrations, and some unexpected things we hope you'll enjoy.

Duration: 00:44:41


Episode 130: The Wine Heroine Abroad: Steph Loose in Europe

10/5/2017
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Look, kids, a chicken hat! We're recapping Steph's European vacation. The term, "Go big or stay home" certainly applies here, as we get to relive some fun and delicious moments in Bordeaux, Prague and Oktoberfest fun. Sip-along to original field recordings featuring factoids about Becherovka and Burcak. Oh, there's more, but you'll have to listen to believe it. Show notes at WineTwoFive.com Travel, Burcak, Becherovka, Jordan Winery's genius, wine, whisky

Duration: 00:35:27


Episode 129: A Toast to International Podcast Day

9/28/2017
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Join us in celebrating International Podcast Day on 30 September. First, we toast. Then we lay down a little 411 on the history and motivation behind podcasting and International Podcast Day. This is what we call a 30-hour podcast happy hour celebrating the voices, stories, and communities that have emerged from behind the mics all over the world. Finally, some juicy wino radar bits, shoutouts and our monthly Patreon winner bring it all home. Grab your wine glass, beer mug, or a cocktail...

Duration: 00:28:48


Episode 128: Jedi Wine Master Jennifer Simonetti-Bryan, MW

9/21/2017
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Master of Wine Jennifer Simonetti-Bryan joins the ladies for a mid-morning happy hour to talk everything from changing careers to creating apps, courses, & writing books. The Jedi Wine Master also shares some funny stories & even chats a little "wine in space." There is something here for every wine lover. Pour, click, learn, & giggle. Cheers ~ Show notes & blog here.

Duration: 00:48:04


Episode 127: Planet Cheese With Janet Fletcher

9/14/2017
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Author and Cheese Expert, Janet Fletcher, joins the ladies for a most delightful and drool-worthy afternoon of cheese chatter. We’ve decided Janet is a true cheese goddess, and we think you’ll find her just as enchanting as she enlightens us on so many aspects of wine’s favorite sidekick. Grab your favorite beverage, and perhaps a wedge of something new, and explore the wonderful world of cheese along with us! Author, Cheese Aficionado, Janet Fletcher, World Cheese Tour, Planet Cheese,...

Duration: 00:46:30


Episode 126

9/7/2017
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Live from Livermore Valley (pre-recorded with Steph, Val, & three wines), Director of Winemaking Robbie Meyer brings a generous pour of winemaking knowledge – & charm – to the show this week. This is our first episode about the Livermore Valley, and we learned a lot. The history of the region is fascinating, and were absolutely blown away by the wines of Murrieta’s Well! We hope you enjoy this chat with Robbie as much as we did! Cheers ~ Show notes at WineTwoFive.com Robbie Meyer of...

Duration: 00:54:34


Episode 125: Sassi Italy Tours With Sebastian Sassi

8/31/2017
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We have our sassy pants on, per usual, but in this episode Sebastian Sassi of Sassi Italy Tours shares some breakfast wine with us. We’re talking wine, travel, experiential education, and connecting to and preserving wine culture. After a little lingering in bell’Italia, the factoid takes us to Martinique – oh what a week! Show notes at WineTwoFive.com Sassi Italy Tours, Sebastian Sassi, Wine, Martinique, Rhum Agricole

Duration: 00:53:51


Episode 124: Chenin Blanc Grape Gab

8/24/2017
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This month’s grape gab is about the chenin blanc grape and its contribution to a fascinating variety of wine styles; we also engage in a little “who’s the grape daddy” and a little more chenin chatter. Finally, the factoid is all about the sharbat. The shar-what? We think you’ll love it as much as we did! Cheers ~ Show notes at WineTwoFive.com Chenin Blanc, Grape Gab, Sharbat, Wine Education, Wine Podcasts

Duration: 00:27:45


Episode 123: Winding Down and Wine Camp Rewind

8/17/2017
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We’re winding down from wine camp and rewinding our wine-soaked memories to replay our favorites. Also on deck: silly alcohol cures from a sillier time; someone gets a little too excited about kale; we ate everything on the menu. Also, we chatter about our first ever W25 Happy Hour with our listener community at Vault Martini! This is an all-out shout-out-palooza! Show notes at WineTwoFive.com Wine Camp 2017 Recap

Duration: 00:43:12


Episode 122: A Couple of Cork Dorks Geeking Out on “Cork Dork” – A Book Review

8/10/2017
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This episode is an audio review of New York Times Bestselling book, Cork Dork: A wine-fueled adventure among the obsessive sommeliers, big bottle hunters, and rogue scientists who taught me to live for taste, by Bianca Bosker. We also, ironically, open a couple of screw cap wines, drop a factoid, and serve up some shoutouts. (Previously recorded, as the ladies are attending the Society of Wine Educators Conference in Portland this week). Show notes at WineTwoFive.com Cork Dork Book...

Duration: 00:35:21


Episode 121: Being Wineful and Canadian Wine With Jordan Cowe, CWE

8/3/2017
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We’re in the moment this week with Jordan Cowe, CWE. He teaches us about being wineful, updates us on Canadian wine, and extends an invitation for the 30-day winefulness challenge. Full disclosure, Val is double barrel “bourbonful” while Steph gets “ginful” up in the pod. The factoid strays into “who’s umami” and “oleogustus for the rest of us” territory. All of this happens before lunch, so raise your breakfast cocktails to a wineful, educational, and fun-filled show. Namaste and Cheers ~

Duration: 01:02:34


Episode 120: Jordan Winery’s Lisa Mattson

7/27/2017
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An interview this week that is straight with no chaser. We’re talking with Jordan Winery’s Director of Marketing and Communications, Lisa Mattson. She is the creative genius behind the latest “Despacito Embotellado” video as well as many award-winning films and videos. Lisa talks to us about the impact of video storytelling in the wine world, her book, “The Exes in My Glass: How I Refined My Taste in Men and Alcohol,” and the grape-squeezing moment in Miami that turned her world around and...

Duration: 00:54:35


Episode 119: Albarossa Grape Gab and May Wine in July

7/20/2017
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This month’s Grape Gab is all about Albarossa. We were fortunate to have a conversation earlier this month with Andrea Costa from the Marenco family winery in Piemonte, Italy. He was one of the first handful of producers to experiment with it, and he generously shares some of his experiences with us. We also tried a traditional May Wine – in July, because that’s how we roll – and have shoutouts and announcements to wrap up this week’s fun. Show notes at WineTwoFive.com Albarossa,...

Duration: 00:29:47


Episode 118: Bad Labels, Good Wine, Red Hills and a New Book Club

7/13/2017
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When wine label monsters attack – or just stare back – do you still buy the wine? The ladies engage in a little wine label bottle babble this week, keeping it light while exploring the – um – darker or sillier side of wine labels. We also mange to jam in a factoid about a California appellation, launch our new book club, draw a Patreon winner, and announce our first ever W25 Happy Hour next month in Portland at Vault Martini. Lots to cover, so pour a glass, click play, and join the fun!...

Duration: 00:36:37


Episode 117: Kala Maxym of Five Senses Tastings

7/6/2017
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Kala Maxym joins the W25 ladies for remarkable stories, laughs and insight into Five Senses Tastings. Five Senses tastings has emerged as a unique and extremely successful wine tasting concept that provides elevated, multi-sensory experiences that can change the way we see, taste – and experience – wine. Show notes at WineTwoFive.com

Duration: 00:45:53


Episode 116: When Life Gives You Limoncello

6/29/2017
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This week we discuss limoncello: what it is, where it comes from, and how to make it. Also on deck are Podcast Awards, a new book from Exotic Wine Travel, #SparklingWineWeek, limoncello bottles you wouldn’t take home to mom, and a lot of fun. All of this happened with Steph stuffed in a closet while sipping a limoncello buffet from a step stool. Val's trying out a new mic and slurping a PLB (Pallini limoncello, lemon, & bitters) cocktail. We hope you have just as much fun listening as we...

Duration: 00:29:17


Episode 115: The Glamorous Wine Life?

6/22/2017
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Episode 115: The Glamorous Wine Life? The Price of the profession. Steph has a crazy dream, Val plays the diva card, and then we have an enlightening chat about another side of the wine biz. While we all do what we do out of passion, we concede that many aspects are not as fabulous as some may infer from what they see in magazines or on social media. In this episode we talk everything from health to hangovers, cost to credentials, travel to time, and what’s normally missing from the...

Duration: 00:36:46


Episode 114: Grenache Grape Gab With the Gals & a Little Mezcal

6/15/2017
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This week we’re all about the versatile Grenache grape and its various styles. Steph and Val get back to our podcasting roots, share lovely wines and a Mezcal factoid. You may hear some thunder in the background, but these gray days are the days made brighter by sharing wine with friends. Show notes at WineTwoFive.com Wine, Wine Grapes, Mezcal, Wine Education, Wine Entertainment, Wine Podcasts

Duration: 00:44:35


Episode 113: Under the Influence of Joe Fattorini from Wine Show TV

6/8/2017
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Wine Show TV host and IWSC Wine Communicator of the Year, Joe Fattorini, absolutely charms the W25 ladies this week. A gifted storyteller, Joe fills us in on some of the striking stories behind Season Two of Wine Show TV, and shares the single most stupid thing you could do when running the Bordeaux Marathon. Speaking of marathons, this episode is worth the trip - we go long and laugh hard. Joe’s not only won the BBC’s Celebrity Mastermind, but also our most embarrassing wine story honour...

Duration: 00:58:47


Episode 112: Connecting Over New Age Wines

6/1/2017
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Andrea Rogers has over a decade and a half in the wine industry and joins the ladies of W25 today. Not only is she the reason this podcast exists, but she’s guiding the tasting and discussion about a successful wine brand that taking the country by storm. We’re chatting over six glasses of wines and cocktails, so click “play” to hear what the buzz – and “frothy creamy head” is all about. Show notes at WineTwoFive.com New Age Wines, Andrea Rogers, Cocktails

Duration: 00:46:06

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