Category Archives: Wine Shopping

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...

Audio Blog 2: The Problem With U.S. Shipping Law

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/02_Audio_blog_2__The_Problem_with_US_Shipping_Law.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 12:24 — 11.6MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSWe’ve Freed Some of the Grapes…But Only on Paper I’ve discussed my disdain for some of the legal restrictions that the United States government has historically placed on wine, but I’ve never really taken...

Wine for Normal People Radio: Ep 149 — Wine Gifts So Bad They’re Great!

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/149_Ep_149__Wine_Gifts_So_Bad_Theyre_Great.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 33:31 — 30.9MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSWhat are the worst gifts a wine lover can receive? From the wine bra, to the wine stein to gas station wine, we go over the worst of the worst, in hopes that we...

Wine for Normal People Radio: Ep 133 — Vinport.com/WFNP Wines for June

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/133_Ep_133__Vinport.com_WFNP_Wines_June.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:06 — 26.8MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSThis is a podcast to accompany the 9 wines we have posted on the Vinport.com/WFNP page. It details the wines and wine types and serves as a tasting guide for you to decide what...

Wine for Normal People Radio: Ep 122 — Spain’s Best Red Wine Values

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/122_Ep__122_Spainsh_Wine_Best_Red_Values.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 39:05 — 36.0MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSYou asked for it and we delivered! Per the request of many listeners, we revisit Spain in this episode.  I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again — you don’t have to look...

Wine for Normal People Radio: Ep 103 — Marketing Wine to Women

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/Ep_103__Marketing_to_Women.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week Rick makes a comeback! We get a little industry insider-y, discussing the irritating practices and dumbed down way wine is marketed to women and, specifically, to moms. I have to admit, this holds a special...

Wine for Normal People Radio: Ep 098 — Listener Q&A/ Grammar Girl

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/98_Ep_098__Listener_QA__Grammar_Girl.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 38:10 — 21.9MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSAfter a few great questions from listeners, we have a celebrity guest: Grammar Girl, the best selling author, award-winning podcaster, and brain behind Quickanddirtytips.com. She answers dorky questions about wine grammar in her fun,...

Wine for Normal People Radio: Ep 096 — The Difference Between Cheap & Expensive Wine

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/96_Ep_096__Difference_Btw_Cheap__Expensive_Wine.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 35:23 — 20.3MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSBased on a blog post I wrote on the same subject, in this episode we talk abut the three important things that distinguish cheap plonk from well made wine. Here are a few links...

Four Fabulous Wine Resolutions for 2014

For 2014, a few ideas of how you can approach wine in the New Year. If wine is part of your life in any way, I think one of these four suggestions for wine resolutions may be rut-breaking, fun, and kind of helpful. But you be the judge… 1. Vow...

Wine for Normal People Radio: Ep 091– Wine Holiday Gifts and Gift Etiquette

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/91_Ep_091__Wine_Holiday_Gifts_and_Gift_Etiquette.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 44:22 — 25.4MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSAre you at a loss for what to get a wine lover for Christmas? Have some etiquette questions on sharing your good stuff for Festivus? Look no further, we’ve got fun ideas for this...

Wine for Normal People Radio: Wine Chat…Amazon’s Selling Wine!

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/WineChat2AmazonSellsWine.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 17:05 — 9.8MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSA bonus Wine Chat with Rick on Amazon.com’s announcement that they’re now selling wine? Want to know more…Amazon Sells Wine: Listen here or download it on iTunes! Now Amazon really does sell everything! Go to http://www.amazon.com/wine to...