Criminal offenses in the name of wine?! It’s true, they do exist and there are quite a few. This episode we explore the lawless delinquents that have tarnished the world of wine – from silly offenses like a highway heist of wine (wait….what??!) to more negligent crimes that have caused serious and irreparable damage to winemakers and drinkers alike. You’ll need to have a drink with us as we review the baddest behaviors in the wine industry.
Need a break from the news? Perhaps an escape to some mindless, yet wildly entertaining, maybe even semi-trashy TV? Well do we have an episode for you! We review our fave binge-worthy shows that will have you keep pressing play on the remote, while losing track of the day. Listen in to find out what your next weekend could bring – a glass (or maybe bottle if you’re binge-watching) and some drama-filled, DBP recommended, juicy shows that will keep you entertained for hours!
Close encounters…and we don’t mean the late night, lust-filled rendezvous or frisky dating-app type! This episode we discuss the extraterrestrial, green martian kind of encounters. The ones of the third kind. Throughout history, there’ve been countless UFO sightings, but is there any truth to them or is it just people’s imaginations running wild? And what about Area 51? We call into question a number of conspiracy theories involving these flying saucers, life beyond earth, and our own perspectives on the supernatural. So grab a glass of one of your most precious earthly possessions (wine, of course!) and listen in!
It only happens once every four years – or so we thought! 2020 is most definitely a leap year, and we thought we’d celebrate by drinking the infamous Frog’s Leap Merlot while chatting about the goings ons that occur on leap day. Is it lucky or unlucky? What if you are born on leap day? Why does it happen anyway?! We leap into this year and into our glasses, celebrating one more day this year!
It all started as a dream out west, where “hicks from the sticks” had a passion for wine but without a platform to stand on. What better way to celebrate our podcast’s 6-month-versary than with an iconic wine and topic that literally brought the great USA into the international wine game?! Popping a bottle of Château Montelena’s Chardonnay, we talk about the 1976 Paris Wine Tasting (aka, the Judgment of Paris) where Californian and French wines went head to head in a blind tasting with a shocking outcome. For an entertaining spin on it, check out the movie Bottle Shock and then listen in as we discuss fact versus fiction about the movie and this historic wine moment! Cheers to Napa’s magnificent triumph!