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NVWR® 91 – Sherry Page Visits the Fatted Calf

by David on September 8, 2009

This episode is likely to give you a severe craving for sausage, bacon, salami or a good steak. Our great friend, Sherry Page of Culinary Getaways learns some amazing things about the world of artisanal charcuterie from Taylor Boetticher, founder and co-owner of the Fatted Calf in Napa. Enjoy! LISTEN MP3

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NVWR® 90 – History of Wine Words

by David on August 18, 2009

Did you know that the word “gourmet” referred to a lover of wine long before it had anything to do with food? Or that the word “libation” originally meant an offering to the gods? If you love wine and you love words, this episode is for you! In this phone interview, etymologist Charles Hodgson, the […]

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NVWR® 89 – Long Meadow Ranch

by David on July 28, 2009

In this episode, our good friend Sherry Page of Culinary Getaways visits Long Meadow Ranch, a beautiful place that takes a holistic approach to farming by producing organic fruits and vegetables, olive oil, grass-fed beef, wine and even fresh eggs. It was a windy day at the ranch, so please bear with us as you hear […]

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NVWR® 88 – Napa Green

by David on July 7, 2009

In this episode we get a chance to hear about a program called “Napa Green” — a voluntary environmental program that promotes sustainable agriculture and green winery practices. In this episode we get a chance to hear about a program called “Napa Green” — a voluntary environmental program that promotes sustainable agriculture and green winery […]

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Outside of the incredible friendship and cheerful smile that Bob presents to everyone he meets, one of the things we love about Bob Hurley, of Hurley’s restaurant in Yountville, is that he’s always mindful of creating a menu that’s wine friendly.Also, Bob really believes in procuring locally when it comes to both food and wine. […]

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NVWR® 86 – Wine Chemistry 101

by David on May 26, 2009

Have you ever wondered about the pipettes, burettes and other equipment you see in a wine lab? We certainly can’t make memorable wine in the lab, but attentive analysis, every step of the way, is vital to the health and stability of the wine. So, today, Jeff Booth, our technical guy, will tell us about […]

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If you want to know more about cheese in general, or about pairing cheese with wine, this episode is for you! Nancy had the chance to sit down with Lassa Skinner, the General Manager of Oxbow Cheese in Napa and she offers some great information about trying new cheeses, how to select them and pairing […]

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NVWR® 84 – Botrytised and Ice wines

by David on April 21, 2009

In episode 80, Nancy Hawks Miller, our Director of Education, took a broad look at the world of sweet and fortified wines. Since then, we’ve covered port, sherry and Madeira. Today we conclude the series by taking a look at the strange world of botrytised wines and ice wines. Complete text is available at goosecross.com […]

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NVWR® 83 – Madeira

by David on April 14, 2009

In episode 80, Nancy Hawks Miller, our Director of Education, took a broad look at the world of sweet and fortified wines. The episodes that follow, like this one, break it out by category. Today’s topic is the deliciously odd world of Madeira. Each of these podcasts regarding sweet wines will be released, on a […]

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NVWR® 82 – Sherry Wine

by David on April 7, 2009

In episode 80, we took a look at some of the most popular styles of sweet wine. Today, we delve into the delicious world of sherry in particular. Relax, pour yourself a glass of sherry and enjoy! Each of these podcasts regarding sweet wines will be released, on a weekly basis, until the series is […]

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