Dracaena Wines Podcast

Dracaena Wines Podcast

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60 Wine Writer’s Wrap Up; Wine Bias
Jul 16 • 61 min
In this episode of Wine Writer’s Wrap Up, I sit down with my wine writing friends and discuss our thoughts on wine bias. People have bias. There is nothing we can do about it. But do you have bias against wine packaging? What’s your thoughts on screw…
59 Vinho Verde Experience
Jul 9 • 44 min
cover photo courtesy of wines of Vinho Verde Vinho Verde is a region in the northwest of Portugal. Although, predominently white wines, many of which are blends, single varieties and both red and rose’ wines can also be found. Wines are typically light…
58 Welcome to Winephabet Street; M is for Mencia
Jul 2 • 49 min
Mencía (“Men-thee-ah”) is a medium-bodied red wine grape that produces wines with floral and red fruit flavors. If the fruit is harvested from older, low yield vines, it has shown the ability to age like other fine wines. It is suggested as a alternative…
57 Inventions That Help Us Enjoy Our Wine
Jun 25 • 104 min
In this episode, I sat down with three individuals who are pursuing their passion in wine. However, they are not growers, wine makers nor are they sommeliers. They are inventors, people who have created a product that helps us enjoy our wine more. First,…
56 Welcome to Winephabet Street; L is for Lambrusco
Jun 18 • 55 min
Lambrusco is actually one of hte oldest wines in history and has a genealogical heritage to wild vines. The ancient Romans use to call it labrusca, from the Latin labrun which means edge or order. The name is ideal since the vines grew wildly along the…
55 Wine Writer’s WrapUp; Points vs. Palate
Jun 11 • 60 min
In this episode of Wine Writer’s Wrap Up, I sit down with my wine writing friends and discuss our thoughts on points and medals. How much do they effect people’s decision to buy a bottle of wine. We would love to hear your thoughts too! You can always…
54 Battle of the Sexes; Wine Tasting
Jun 4 • 14 min
It’s been awhile since I did a podcast about the science of wine, so I thought it was as good a time as any. There is a lot of debate about who are better tasters, males or females. As a scientist, when there is a debate, I turn to science to find the…
53 Couvent des Jacobins
May 28 • 47 min
I am so honored to have won the Millesima Blog Awards and to have had the experience of attending 2017 En Primeur Week in Bordeaux. Each day, we visited different AOCs and tasted in some the grandes Chateaux. One of my favorite days was our visit to St.…
52 Wine Writer’s Wrap Up; Wine Tasting Etiquette
May 21 • 83 min
Join me and my wine writing friends Jeff Kralik, aka the Drunken Cyclist, Debbie Gioquindo, the HV Winegoddess, Nick Berube, known as the Wine Comm Guy, Martin Redmond, who writes under Enofylz wineblog, and Tina Morey of WineStudio as we discuss our…
51 The Wines of Croatia
May 14 • 27 min
Croatia’s 2 primary wine regions, Primorska Hrvatska (“coastal Croatia”) and Kontinentalna Hrvatska (“continental Croatia”), are divided into a total of 12 subregions, themselves further divided into smaller vinogorje (literally, “wine hills), which…
50 Welcome to Winephabet Street; K is for Kabinett
May 7 • 49 min
Grab a glass and join Lori and Debbie as they take you through the world of wine one letter at a time. Each episode will be a new letter and a new wine. Learn the characteristics and history of the grape, as well as suggested wine pairings. So uncork,…
49 NY Drinks NY
Apr 30 • 30 min
New York is home to the first bonded winery in the United States, making it one of the oldest wine regions in the the country. The lasting effects of Proibition made it difficult for wineries, but in the 1950s, the first vitis vinifera vines were…
48 In the Wind of Pleasure
Apr 23 • 8 min
I am going to read you a story. A story like no other wine story you have ever heard before. It is a story of romance, ok, maybe not romance, more like lust and seduction. The story of an innocent girl, Sauvignon Blanc who falls for troubled man, Cabernet…
47 Wine Writer’s Wrap Up; The Wine That’s Always In Our Cellar
Apr 16 • 88 min
I posed a question to a group of fellow winewriters. “What is the one wine you MUST have in your cellar at all times?” So in other words, what’s your Go-To wine? The wine that when company comes over, you pull out first because you know they are going to…
46 It’s All About the Bubbles!
Apr 9 • 16 min
In this episode I am talking BUBBLES! It’s all about the bubbles! How they are made, what makes them, what glass you should be using to sip them, the different sweetness levels and of course I give you tips on how to Saber that bottle! My shameless plug:…
45 Welcome to Winephabet Street; J is for Jacquere
Apr 2 • 55 min
Grab a glass and join Lori and Debbie as they take you through the world of wine one letter at a time. Each episode will be a new letter and a new wine. Learn the characteristics and history of the grape, as well as suggested wine pairings. So uncork,…
44 Getting Down and Dirty in the Vineyard
Mar 26 • 18 min
We are getting down and dirty in the vineyard. It isn’t what you are thinking though! We are shedding a litle light on the science behind making wine. I’m sure you have heard the saying, “Great wines are made in the vineyard.” Well, it is absolutely true.…
43 James Suckling’s Great Wines of Italy
Mar 19 • 24 min
I had the privilege of being invited to the James Suckling Great Wines of Italy event in New York City. The Great Wines of Italy series identifies the most outstanding and unique wines that italy has to offer. It also brings the top producers that are…
42 Portugal’s Political History Affects Its Culinary and Wine Culture
Mar 12 • 18 min
I participate in a monthly twitter chat known as #WinePW. A group of us get together on the second Saturday of every month to discuss food and wine pairings. Back in September, the theme was Portugal. I decided to write a post about how Portugal’s…
41 Welcome to Winephabet Street; I is for Itata
Mar 5 • 51 min
When we are looking to find some new and exciting wines we look to our new sponsor Winc! Spelled W-I-N-C. Winc makes it easy to discover great wine. It doesn’t get much easier. Winc has experts that know how to match your taste preferences with their…