When it was decided for us to taste Tempranillo paired with selections inspired by Spain, I had no idea that it would be long overdue from both the wine and the music standpoint. Page Stroup Bitner, Gabrielle DeMers, Jessica Satava & my Mom (!) join me as we taste and listen Iberian peninsular inspired music. Join us for … Continue reading WWS October 2017: Tempranillo – Spain
In September we return to our normal Wine, Women, & Song format with Page Stroup Bitner, Megan Dimmock, Gabrielle DeMers, & Jessica Satava joining me as we taste Merlots (much maligned ever since the movie Sideways) and listening to music inspired by the grape name’s origin – blackbird. Join us for another podcast full of … Continue reading WWS September 2017: We ARE Drinking @!$!%-ing Merlot!
In August we turned things on their head and held a Wine, Men, & Song Podcast with Page Stroup Bitner hosting with all male podcasters: Jason Hentrich, Trevor Scheunemann, J Austin Bitner and Joseph Satava. The theme was ‘Big Meaty Reds – and Big Meaty Singing’ and we delivered on all counts. Join us for … Continue reading WWS August 2017: A ‘reverse’ podcast
Rosés, Roses, & Thorns In July we revisited Rosés – which we also tasted in our very first podcast. Joining me in July were Page Stroup, Heather Lockard-Wheeler, Zoe Johnstone Stewart, and newcomer, Jenni Bank. Join us for another podcast full of hearty laughs, wine, voices! Wine Selections this month: Pigoudet Première Rosé 2015 Boschendal Classic … Continue reading WWS July 2017 – Rosés, Roses, & Thorns
Field Trip to Great Grapes! & nature themed music For June we gathered as many of our podcasters as were available and took a field trip to the Great Grapes! Wine & Food Festival. This was a new and exciting project for us and if there’s a bit more background noise or leveling issues than … Continue reading WWS June 2017 – Field Trip!
Chardonnay – and songs/pieces that deal with the gold/yellow color of the wine Join Page Stroup, Heather Lockard-Wheeler, Jessica Satava, Suzanne Balaes-Blair for our May podcast as we taste three distinct chardonnays that offer up a spectrum of what thw world’s most planted white wine grape varietal has to offer. In addition to the music and … Continue reading WWS May 2017
Red wines that can be chilled for warmer weather – And hilarity ensued! Join Page Stroup, Heather Lockard-Wheeler, Jessica Satava, Courtney Kalbacker for our April podcast as we taste some different red wines that can stand to be chilled down a bit and still be enjoyed as warmer weather approaches. There wasn’t an assigned musical theme for this … Continue reading WWS April 2017
New World Pinot Noirs & New World Singers &/or Composers March’s WWS brings newcomer Karen Rhodovi to our mix along with Page Stroup, Heather Lockard-Wheeler, & Suzanne Balaes-Blair. As our theme suggests, we dive right into some of the New World’s preeminent and freshest pinot noir making regions as well as composers whose roots range from … Continue reading WWS March 2017
Duets and 2 Grape Red Blends February’s WWS brings newcomer Annie Gill to our mix along with Page Stroup, Kimberly Christie, & Gabrielle DeMers. We listen to what could be construed as ‘all of Annie’s choices’, are surprised by a subdued Limoncello, and are graced by Brie’s gift of rawhide. Join us for a podcast full … Continue reading WWS February 2017
Italian music paired with Chianti….and a touch of sacbut… In January WWS rang in the new year while tasting and learning about Chiantis and listening to Italian song. Page Stroup, Heather Lockard-Wheeler, Jessica Satava, and Catrin Davies revel in the rather diverse topics of: “24 Italian Songs & Arias”, Monteverdi as a ‘lifestyle choice’, too many … Continue reading WWS January 2017