Category Archives: Dessert

Bonus Audio: An Ode To Halloween Candy Pairing

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/Bonus__An_Ode_to_Halloween_Candy_Pairing.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:13 — 2.7MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSA poem…because Halloween is our favorite holiday! An Ode To Halloween Candy Pairing… Halloween was fun, now it’s day of the dead So don’t make a mistake that will mess with your head Although...

Wine for Normal People Radio: Episode 078 — Loire Part 1

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/78Ep078_LoirePart1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 25:31 — 14.7MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSWe’re on a roll — hitting the big regions of France. This week, we cover half the Loire. It’s the largest region in France, so we had to break it in two. But first,...

Wine For Normal People Radio: Episode 61 — Halloween Candy and Wine Pairings

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/61Ep061_HalloweenCandyPairings.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 21:59 — 12.6MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week we bring you a fun episode. It’s super US centric (sorry to our international listeners) but hopefully we did a good enough job of describing thing so that you get the gist!...

Höpler: A Fabulous Austrian Producer For Normal Wine People

  Post Summary Points Background on Höpler and the wines of Lake Neusiedl Christof Höpler: A winemaker for normal wine people The wines: The Whites, The Reds, The Sweets __________________________________________Sometimes serendipity happens. And last week it did! I was so excited when, following the podcast on Austria, I got a last minute...

Thanksgiving Wine Picks: Part II, The Results

I said I’d report back on Thanksgiving and the wines I picked. I am happy to report that this year, there wasn’t a stinker in the bunch. Everything was under $20, proving you can get great stuff and don’t have to pay an arm and a leg (or breast or...

The Most Exciting Winery in Napa: Lava Vine

I never thought in a million years that I’d encounter a place like Lava Vine on the Silverado Trail in Napa. I mean, this is the place of tastings that cost $45 and home of some of the brands that wine snobs LOVE to tell you they have cellars full...

Wine For Normal People Radio: Episode 29 — Just Desserts (Wines, of course!)

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/WFNPEp029-2011-10-02.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 30:05 — 17.2MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSBy popular demand, we finally did it. Hopefully you’ll feel you got your “Just Desserts…” (cheesy, I know, but I gotta be me). This is an OVERVIEW (yes, there are some dessert wines we...