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[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/21250598/height/100/width//thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/1472883/custom-color/020202" height="100" width="100%" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]Wine is essential to the Thanksgiving meal, and of course we discuss some pairing strategies as we do every year. Our quick "greatest hits" is from the TV spot I did with WWLP in Massachusetts,...

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/21174536/height/100/width//thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/1472883/custom-color/020202" height="100" width="100%" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]Thank you for 10+ years and 400 episodes. We couldn't do it without you! A VERY special thanks to our Patrons who have kept the show alive since 2018.  In this show we discuss...

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/21093245/height/100/width//thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/1472883/custom-color/020202" height="100" width="100%" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]Basilicata is a tiny region that represents the arch of the Italy's boot -the small area that borders Calabria in the west, Puglia in the east, Campania in the north and the Gulf of Taranto...

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/21031784/height/100/width//thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/1472883/custom-color/020202" height="100" width="100%" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]Photo: www.medoc-bordeaux.com 10 years after the first show on Merlot (Episode 18!), it was time for a refresh!   Merlot hasn't staged a comeback as a varietal wine, but it shines brightly as a part...

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/20936384/height/100/width//thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/1472883/custom-color/020202" height="100" width="100%" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]WineBid is the largest online auction site for wine and it's been around for 25 years. Founded in 1996 by a wine collector in Chicago, WineBid has grown over the years to develop the technology,...

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/20860220/height/100/width//thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/1472883/custom-color/020202" height="100" width="100%" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] We scoured the internet to find commonly recommended pairings, so we could actually try them and tell you if any of these things actually work. Much like our prior episode, the news isn't great,...

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[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/20702774/height/100/width//thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/1472883/custom-color/020202" height="100" width="100%" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]After 10.5 years of doing the podcast I realized that we have never done an overview of Germany! Details, yes, but never the whole deal. Well, now we have. Photo credit: Pexels We discuss an...

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