Category Archives: Sparkling

Wine for Normal People Podcast — Ep 174: Last minute gifts, holiday, and New Year’s Eve wines

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/147_Ep_174__Last_Minute_Holiday__New_Years_Wine.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 28:51 — 33.2MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSAn end of year podcast to help you figure out stuff like: What wine to gift if you’re on a budget, or not, what defines a “special” occasion, how to get the host to...

Happy New Year 2015! Tips for New Year’s Eve and Some WFNP Resolutions

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/117_Ep_117__New_Years_Tips_and_Resolutions_for_2015.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 10:19 — 9.6MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSFor this final mini episode of 2014, I’m solo! M.C. Ice has the flu and can’t record so I bring you three tips for New Year’s Eve. Listen now:   1. Drink from “fine”...

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...

Wine For Normal People Radio: Episode 66 Sparkling Wine Options

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/66Ep066_SparklingWineOptions.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 28:00 — 16.1MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSWe’re getting in under the wire for New Year’s Eve (and we’ve missed some of you abroad) but this episode is a must listen before you make a last run to the wine shop....

Ruinart: Defining "Elegant" Champagne

Post Summary 1. Monks, Champagne, and Capitalism2. Bottle shape, riddling, and Roman chalk caves3. Some great wines ______________________________________________ I love wine because it is ever-changing. I mean, every year you get a new story and there always seems to be new areas to explore. But though new-ness is great, one thing I...

Wine For Normal People Radio: Ep 053 — Rosé, Blush, and Other Pink Stuff

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/53Ep053_RoseBlushandOtherPinkStuff.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 41:34 — 23.8MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week we tackle the pink…a wine you need to be drinking. After a great listener question on whether or not lots of bubbles in a sparkling wine indicate quality (listen to find out!),...

Wine For Normal People Radio: Episode 35 — Wine Traditions for New Year’s

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/35Ep035_WineTraditionsforNewYears.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 33:18 — 19.1MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSWine Traditions around the world are pretty interesting. In this episode we discuss the coolest ones. This is a complement to the article I just wrote for Travel Belles so if you want to...