Would it surprise you to learn that there’ve been some incredible wine heists – ranging from hundreds of thousands to over a million dollars worth of the liquid libation? Yours truly could not believe how seemingly common it is for these types of raids, let alone the frequency (hitting the same place twice?!) and lack of security when retail shops and restaurants alike boast some of the highest quality and priced wines in the world. In the glass, we travel to Italy’s boot, and feel like “the grape thieves” drinking this delicious and affordable wine.
We thought we would kick the New Year off with a very special treat. One that we were thrilled to experience personally, and to be able to bring to you – the distinct honor of interviewing the Queen and Godmother of Wine herself, Karen MacNeil, on her newly released third edition of the Wine Bible. Grab a drink and listen in!
Just across the Adriatic Sea from Italy lies the small, yet stunningly beautiful country of Croatia. Besides the miles of crystal clear coastline and hundreds of gorgeous islands, there’s also wine! And lots of it! Unique to Croatia are several varietals of wine that you probably have never heard of, but are surprisingly delicious. Indigenous grapes like Graševina or Plavac Mali might be hard to pronounce, but not to drink. Grab a glass and take a trip with us across the world to sunny Croatia and explore their remarkable wine culture with us! A must try and a must listen!
Want to learn a little more about Croatia’s wine country? Check it out here.
It’s time to get a bit nostalgic with your DBP hosts, as we reflect on some of our favorite wines and episodes of the past year. From new beginnings to epidemics, we’ve learned and covered a lot. We’ve had a blast this past year and want to relive some of the magic we’ve experienced. Interested in some wine tips we’ve learned along the way? Listen in! Can you guess some of our favorite topics? Find out if you’re right! For this special occasion, we’re popping the cork of a DBP favorite: Gamba Zinfandel. Thanks for a memorable first year, and cheers to a fruitful – get it? – future with the drunk bitches of DBP!