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#100 “Gewürztraminer” March 13, 2015

3/15/2015
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TODDCAST EPISODE 100: SHOW NOTES: Outline for this week’s episode: WINE WORD OF THE DAY Greetings Moonstoners and today is a milestone for Moonstone. It’s our 100th episode! And on this day in 1915, 100 years ago, Dodgers Manager, Wilbert Robinson decided to try and catch a baseball dropped from an airplane. I […]

Duration: 00:46:31


#99 “Super Tuscan” February 27, 2015

2/27/2015
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TODDCAST EPISODE 99: SHOW NOTES: Outline for this week’s episode: WINE WORD OF THE DAY Greetings Moonstoners, today is February 27th and on this day in 1964, government officials in Italy sought funding to help prop up the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Engineers,mathematicians and historians met to decide how to keep the tower from falling […]

Duration: 00:33:21


#98 “Crown Cap” November 7, 2014

11/7/2014
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TODDCAST EPISODE 98: SHOW NOTES: Outline for this week’s episode: WINE WORD OF THE DAY Greetings Moonstoners, today is November 7th and on this day in 1980, we lost the “king of cool”, actor Steve McQueen. McQueen was an Academy Award nominee for his dramatic turn in “The Sand Pebbles” but he was probably most […]

Duration: 00:38:37


#96 “Vinho Verde” October 10, 2014

10/10/2014
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TODDCAST EPISODE 96: SHOW NOTES: Outline for this week’s episode: WINE WORD OF THE DAY Greetings Moonstoners, today is October 10th and on this day in 1813 Giuseppe Verdi was born. Or was it the October 9th? Who knows, since I suppose records weren’t kept very well back then in Italy… Anyway, if you […]

Duration: 00:35:22


#95 “Pelure D’oignon” October 3, 2014

10/4/2014
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TODDCAST EPISODE 95: SHOW NOTES: Outline for this week’s episode: WINE WORD OF THE DAY Greetings Moonstoners, today is October 3rd. And on this day in 1974, one of the greatest footballers in history, Pele, retired from Brazillian soccer. Though past his prime, he was coaxed out of retirement a few years later to play […]

Duration: 00:34:50


#93 “Cornas” September 19, 2014

9/19/2014
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TODDCAST EPISODE 94: SHOW NOTES: Outline for this week’s episode: WINE WORD OF THE DAY Today is September 19th and on this day in 1995, we lost popcorn mogul Orville Redenbacher. By the 1970’s Orville had captured over one third of the world popcorn market. Though his company has been sold multiple times, the corn […]

Duration: 00:46:24


#93 “Rack” August 29, 2014

8/29/2014
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TODDCAST EPISODE 93: SHOW NOTES: Outline for this week’s episode: WINE WORD OF THE DAY Greetings Moonstoners, today is August 29th. And summer is pretty much over and we’re getting back on track podcast-wise if harvest doesn’t get in the way! On this day in 1869, the Mount Washington Cog Railway in […]

Duration: 00:42:25


#92 “Crossing” August 8, 2014

8/8/2014
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TODDCAST EPISODE 92: SHOW NOTES: Outline for this week’s episode: WINE WORD OF THE DAY Greetings Moonstoners, today is August 8th and on this day in 1963, the British woke up to disturbing news. A large gang of thieves ambushed a Royal Mail train heading to London and made off with over 2.5 million pounds. […]

Duration: 00:23:06


#91 “Saignee” August 2, 2014

8/2/2014
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TODDCAST EPISODE 91: SHOW NOTES: Outline for this week’s episode: WINE WORD OF THE DAY Greetings from the east Moonstoners, today is August 1st, and we have been AWOL for a few weeks. But we return in time for a bloody day in history. It seems August 1st has been a pretty deadly day in […]

Duration: 00:24:18


#90 “Heavy” July 11, 2014

7/11/2014
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TODDCAST EPISODE 90: SHOW NOTES: Outline for this week’s episode: WINE WORD OF THE DAY (Opener) Jill, I drove all day today and I’m feeling a little punchy Greetings from the road Moonstoners, today is July 11th and we say happy birthday to Leon Spinks. Neon Leon, as he was called, became the Heavyweight […]

Duration: 00:37:49


#89 “Bonds” July 4, 2014

7/4/2014
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TODDCAST EPISODE 89: SHOW NOTES: Outline for this week’s episode: WINE WORD OF THE DAY Greetings revelers, it’s the 4th of July,but before the fireworks go off, let’s say happy birthday to one of the most infamous bond traders in history, Michael Milken. Known as the King of the junk bonds, Milken spent 22 months […]

Duration: 00:40:35


#88 “Settling” June 13, 2014

6/13/2014
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TODDCAST EPISODE 88: SHOW NOTES: Outline for this week’s episode: WINE WORD OF THE DAY Greetings Moonstoners, today is Friday the 13th. And on this day in 2005, just down the road from us in Santa Maria, a jury acquitted Michael Jackson of all charges in a scandalous case where Michael was accused of […]

Duration: 00:25:47


#87 “Press” June 6, 2014

6/6/2014
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TODDCAST EPISODE 87: SHOW NOTES: Outline for this week’s episode: WINE WORD OF THE DAY Greetings Moonstoners, today is June 6th and we’re finally back! But first, on this day in 2006, we lost legendary musician Billy Preston. Preston was a child prodigy. By the tender age of 10, he was playing gospel […]

Duration: 00:33:38


#86 “DNA” April 25, 2014

4/25/2014
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TODDCAST EPISODE 86: SHOW NOTES: Outline for this week’s episode: WINE WORD OF THE DAY Greetings Moonstoners, today is April 25. And I bet you didn’t know that today is DNA Day! DNA Day is a holiday celebrated on April 25. It commemorates the day in 1953 when James Watson, Francis Crick, Maurice Wilkins, Rosalind […]

Duration: 00:29:40


#85 “Persistence” April 18, 2014

4/18/2014
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TODDCAST EPISODE 85: SHOW NOTES: Outline for this week’s episode: WINE WORD OF THE DAY Greetings Moonstoners, today is April 18th. And on this day in 1981, two Triple A teams in Rhode Island would begin what was to become the longest professional baseball game ever played. The Pawtucket Red Sox and the Rochester […]

Duration: 00:28:22


#84 “Soft” April 4, 2014

4/5/2014
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TODDCAST EPISODE 84: SHOW NOTES: Outline for this week’s episode: WINE WORD OF THE DAY Q: What if Bill Gates had a dime for every time Windows crashed… A: Oh, wait a minute, he already does!* Greetings Moonstoners, today is April 4th. And on this day in 1975, two precocious kids in Albuquerque, New Mexico, […]

Duration: 00:31:46


#83 “Musky”, March 28, 2014

3/28/2014
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TODDCAST EPISODE 83: SHOW NOTES: Outline for this week’s episode: WINE WORD OF THE DAY Greetings Moonstoners, today is March 28th. And on this day in 1914, Edmund Muskie was born. Having lived in Maine for a while, I remember Muskie. From 1955 to 1959, he served as Governor of Maine, and was voted […]

Duration: 00:34:52


#82 “Semi-Generic” March 21, 2014

3/21/2014
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TODDCAST EPISODE 82: SHOW NOTES: Outline for this week’s episode: WINE WORD OF THE DAY Greetings Moonstoners, Today is March 21st and today we say Happy Birthday to Julio Gallo (1910). Julio and his brother, Ernest, founded E & J Winery in 1933. Today they are the largest exporters of California wines and the […]

Duration: 00:36:56


#81 March 14, 2014

3/14/2014
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TODDCAST EPISODE 81: SHOW NOTES: Outline for this week’s episode: WINE WORD OF THE DAY Hello Everybody and today is March 14th. And on this day…well, there’s a lot to talk about this day. For instance, today is Pi Day! That’s right, your favorite math geek will probably remind you that today is 3.14 […]

Duration: 00:48:05


#80 “Brix” February 21, 2014

2/21/2014
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TODDCAST EPISODE 80: SHOW NOTES: Outline for this week’s episode: Todays episode is Sweet! WINE WORD OF THE DAY Greetings Moonstoners, And we apologize for our absence, some of you might have thought we disappeared, but we haven’t! February is Wine Club month and that always keeps us pretty busy. But now we’re back…at […]

Duration: 00:47:03

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