The day of love is upon us and we thought we’d honor it with a tribute to the sensual substances named after the goddess of love herself, Aphrodite. Wine and chocolate seem like a titillating duo to woo your sweetheart any day, but there may be more creative ways to boost your libido (avocado, anyone?). We discuss several aphrodisiacs, their stimulating history, and the science behind their arousing properties. Sipping on the tempting red blend, Sexual Chocolate, we get in the mood for this most romantic day! #eatsomethingsexy
Ever opted to drink something other than what you desire most, just to avoid the crushing headache, flushing or congestion that accompanies your favorite beverage? Whether you love bold red wines like Cabernet, heavier white wines like Chardonnay, or even beer, these symptoms can put a damper on your evening (and morning). This episode, we interview David Meadows, the founder of PureWIne, who created a filter to remove sulfites and histamines, the usual culprits for all types of wine intolerances. David fills us in on the science behind his products, the optimal way to use them, and ultimately how to make the wine you drink as pure as possible! If you are looking to make your wine experience the most enjoyable with all pleasure and no pain, we may have just found the answer to liberate you from all your wine woes!
Find out more about David and PureWine at: https://drinkpurewine.com
There’s no escaping the recent news: Prince Harry and his bride, Meghan Markle, are stepping down as senior members of the British Royal Family with the hope of leading a more private life. But what does that actually mean for the supreme couple? It certainly seems to be more than just giving up a title. If you’re royally obsessed like us, then you’ll want to know all the details and we’ve made sure to do the digging for you! We’ve got the latest on the Royal Exit and recommend you sip on something fit for a Queen while you listen in!
We like to think that a wine glass in one hand and a good book in the other is the perfect pairing for a most relaxing evening! So to honor the literary counterpart to our favorite libation pasttime, we bring you the first DBP Book Club. In this episode, each of us takes you on a journey down the stories behind three of our favorite books (no spoiler alerts here!) – and it is quite the collection. If you are a bookworm or just looking for your next leisurely read while sipping a glass of vino, this is the episode for you!
It’s a new year and time for a fresh start on all things wellness! January in the gym is always the busiest time…but this year brings us more unique options that keep us out of the gym and fitter than ever! From virtual classes to the latest in boutique studio workouts, this year is all about breaking the fitness mold. We talk the hottest (and we don’t just mean sweatiest!) in fitness trends, and even touch on what’s new in the nutrition world. FitVine Pinot Noir is the absolute perfect pairing for us health conscious wine drinkers – grab a glass (after your workout, of course!) and listen in!
Brrr…it’s cold outside! While the freeze may be no fun for most, it is essential to make Icewine, or Eiswein as the Germans say! We decided to show appreciation for the winter season with a tasting of not one but THREE types of Icewine! This sweet wine is unique from other dessert wines because of the strict laws and and harsh conditions required to make it. Canada’s not only known for its maple syrup, but for being the largest producer of Icewine, so it’s perfect that we opted to drink G.Marquis Icewine from Ontario while discussing this wine delicacy.
This year, like every other, feels like we’ve been on a never-ending roller coaster. With ups and downs and some loops thrown in, we can feel like we’re on top of the world and then, almost in a heartbeat, feel like we’re plummeting to our doom. And 2019 didn’t disappoint in this arena! In this episode, we recap some of last year’s highlights in rollercoaster fashion – some you may expect and others may come as a surprise – so hang on tight as we pop our Roller Coaster red blend!
It’s time to get cozy with your DBP girls, as we run down a list of some of our festive top 10s that make us feel merry and bright. There is no better time of year to sip on something warm and pepperminty while watching Macaulay Culkin scream for the millionth time – because it is still that good. So take a break from the hustle and bustle and listen in as we recount our fave Christmas movies and activites that get us excited for the season. We decided to top this episode off with a warm, delicious treat perfect for the most wonderful time of year: German mulled wine or Glühwein. Cheers and be merry, DBPeeps!
No doubt, we’ve all experienced this scenario: you’re happily driving down the highway, perhaps listening to your favorite podcast (DBP, of course!), and BAM! you come to a dead stop. Those dreaded all-mighty orange cones have worked their power to stop traffic for road work, and now you’re going to be late. The rage truly sets in when you notice there is only one guy working while a few stand around. We understand your frustration DBPeeps and are here to vent, discuss the purpose behind the constant construction, and even some futuristic road ideas that are being proposed (no, not hoverboards…yet!). This episode is the perfect pairing not only for our wine, Groundwork, but for your next car ride – who knows, it may be longer than you anticipate! *PSA: Stay safe and be smart, don’t drink and drive!*
CBD, or Cannabidiol, is the latest rage exploding in stores everywhere! From CBD-oil to CBD-infused water, it is in every product imaginable (CBD bath bombs, even?!) Is this hemp-derived agent truly the “cure-all” for whatever ails you, or is there more to it? We get down to the bottom of the hot, new, and seemingly innocent cannabis extract. What better way to let loose talking about the latest medicinal trend than while sipping on Dr. L Riesling.