Category Archives: Food and Wine Pairing

Wine for Normal People Podcast Ep 172: The One Wine Thanksgiving Solution

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/Ep_172__The_One_Wine_Thanksgiving_Solution.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 42:39 — 49.0MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSThanksgiving is a meal with so much complexity that you may just want to think about streamlining your wine choices. We offer a “one wine” solution — versatile choices that go with everything —...

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...

Last Minute Pairing Ideas for Easter

Yeah, yeah, I know it’s last minute and your wine store is probably closed today but on the off chance it isn’t, or that you stocked up on a few choices and want to decide on what’s best for your Easter feast, I’ve got some ideas for you!  Let’s start at the...

Wine for Normal People Radio — Episode 123: Wine and Chinese Food

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/Ep_123__Wine_and_Chinese_Food.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 24:01 — 22.2MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSIt’s the Chinese New Year so it’s time for a pairing podcast! M.C. Ice is fascinated that you can successfully pair wine with Chinese cuisine, but after serious experimentation I made a believer of...

Halloween Candy Pairing Podcast — A Must Listen for Today!

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/61Ep061_HalloweenCandyPairings.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 21:59 — 12.6MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSOk, so it was a while ago, but this was a hilarious and interesting experiment for our US based fans! If you’ve got leftover Halloween Candy and some friends who may enjoy hijinx like...

Wine for Normal People Radio: Ep 099 — What are Tannins?

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/99_Ep_099__What_is_Tannin_.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 40:54 — 23.5MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSYou may think you know everything you need to know about tannin but in what could be our dorkiest podcast yet, we share a bunch of nerdy facts about tannin. And the show outline:...

Wine for Normal People Radio: Ep 097 — Versatile Valentine’s Day Wines

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/97_Ep_097__Versatile_Valentine_Wines.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 46:03 — 26.4MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSWant a wine that will last from salad to entrée to cheese course? This week we discuss eight versatile wines that will carry you through your Valentine’s meal (except dessert — you need a...

Mosel v. Rheingau Riesling: Ding, Ding…Round 6

Just in time for Thanksgiving, two great wines that would both go well with a traditional turkey dish and side dishes like potatoes, stuffing, and butternut squash soup.They’d also ROCK out with Asian or Indian food any time. These are two different styles because they’re from Rheingau and Mosel, but regardless...

Wine For Normal People Radio: Episode 063 Thanksgiving (Winter Solstice) Wines To Match Your Heritage

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/63Ep063_ThanksgivingWinesToMatchYourHeritage.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 32:30 — 18.7MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSLast year we covered so much in last year’s Thanksgiving episode that we barely left anything for this year. We didn’t just want to do a recap or recite the same old wines that...

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!...

Wine For Normal People Radio: Episode 50(!) — Summer Sippers

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/50Ep050_SummerSippers.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:07 — 16.7MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSS Source: Wikipedia YAY! Episode 50! Thanks to everyone for listening. Very cool milestone! We banter a bit about our experience opening an old bottle of wine (we’ll do a bonus clip of the...

Wine For Normal People Radio: Episode 046, Food & Wine Pairing Revisited

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/46Ep046_PairingRevisited.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 31:15 — 17.9MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week, it’s another crack at food and wine pairing. But this isn’t just an overview, we get kind of dorky, talking about chemical reactions and shifts in your perception based on certain combinations....