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Last update: 2014-10-21

EPISODE152 - Law, News, Wine & Climate

2014-10-21 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 36s

A bit of a mixed bag today - Law, News, Wine & Climate - Climate to be covered next week (time issue)…

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EPISODE151 - Just Red Wine and Chat

2014-10-14 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 35s

Red Wine (Combe Aux Jacques Beaujolais-Villages France 2010) and Chat Delated one week due to Flu injection last week…

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EPISODE150 - 150? Short & Fizzy!

2014-09-30 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 29s

150 episodes of Big & Fruity and it's also National Podcast Day! So let's get out the Fizzy!…

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EPISODE149 - Grenache Day on Friday!

2014-09-16 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 42s

In 2014 Grenache Day is on the 3rd Friday in September, that's Friday the 19th. So let's try to pick a great wine made from this versatile grape. #GrenacheDay…

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EPISODE148 - High or Low Alcohol?

2014-09-09 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 40s

First and shorter episode easing back after a Summer Break - This episode High or Low Alcohol wine for you? Plus some catchup news items.…

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EPISODE147 - Supermarkets own-label wine

2014-07-29 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 30s

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EPISODE146 - Small and Fruity!

2014-07-22 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 40s

We have three wines to taste today but don't worry they are all small 'picnic' sized bottles! Wines with a fruity addition. Do I hear an Echo,echo,echo :-)…

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EPISODE145 - Corks Out Manchester Tasting Report

2014-07-15 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 58s

This week I report back on another Wine Tasting event in Manchester. This time Corks Out…

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EPISODE144 - Naked Wines Manchester Tasting Report

2014-07-08 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 35s

Short report on my Wine Tasting trip to Old Trafford to try the best wines from Naked Wines ... and I taste more whites than reds!…

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EPISODE143 - Wimbledon, Sponsorship & Wine

2014-07-01 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 40s

Big sporting and social events sometimes get so well known and so large they can offer Sponsored Wine. Today I taste the Official Wine of Wimbledon. (Pushed back from last week - sorry)…

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EPISODE142 - Football, Barbecues, Summer & Wine

2014-06-17 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 34s

Football, Barbecues, Summer & Wine - hoping for the best in each activity - looking for that Rosey outcome…

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EPISODE141 - Wine & all that Jazz

2014-06-10 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 45s

After a two week break & a welcome back show we finally cover 'Wine & all that Jazz'…

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EPISODE140 - Wine & Welcome Back!

2014-06-03 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 32s

After a two week break - The Big & Fruity Wine Podcast is back with your host Dave AC - and not a moment too soon!…

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EPISODE139 - Wine from Italy

2014-05-13 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 40s

Let's look at a small part of Italy - Salento - located within the Puglia region of Italy and also the Negroamaro grape…

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EPISODE138 - One in a Million!

2014-05-06 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 27s

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EPISODE137 - I Drink Dry Red but Talk Sweet White

2014-04-29 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 29s

Shorter episode today as the Host Dave AC has a tickle - but I do drink Red and I do talk White :-)…

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EPISODE136 - Wine 'ou naturelle'

2014-04-22 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 45s

Some wine makers are staging a rebellion against government rules to make wine without even the additives allowed for organic wine…

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EPISODE135 - My Wine, Your Cognac

2014-04-15 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 51s

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EPISODE134 - Temperature but is that mine or the wine?

2014-04-08 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 43s

After last weeks episode about body parts I'm not sure whether I should measure mine or that of the wine!…

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EPISODE133 - Who Nose (knows) my Wine?

2014-04-01 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 47s

Well todays podcast is in a number of parts ... body parts! We refer to noses, teen and livers with our news items this week so it's just as well I have wine to hand again this week…

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EPISODE132 - Tax & Miracle Updates

2014-03-25 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 43s

Tax & Miracle Updates - what happenned to UK alcohol taxes and can water be changed into wine in 3 days?…

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EPISODE131 - Tax and Wine

2014-03-18 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 44s

With the UK Budget due tomorrow just what do we know about tax on wine and maybe alcohol in general…

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EPISODE130 - Drinks served 1 hour early

2014-03-11 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 40s

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EPISODE129 - Wine drinkers like a bargain too

2014-03-04 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 44s

Wine bargains - I have four but only taste one. Sorry for fuzzy intro but the rest of the show audio is fine - enjoy!…

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EPISODE128 - Big and Fruity Spring Clean

2014-02-25 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 42s

And by Spring Clean I mean time to check my wines and see what needs drinking before a bit of a re-stock.…

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EPISODE127 - One Heart and Wine

2014-02-18 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 56s

Back to wine, red wine in particular and health. Note: sorry for audio quality issues at the first part of the call.…

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EPISODE126 - Two Hearts & Wine

2014-02-11 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 35s

Happy Valentine's Day as we talk wine…

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EPISODE125 - Wine, No Wine & Sherry

2014-02-04 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 38s

Wine for me, no wine for some and sherry for others…

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EPISODE124 - Wine from the Southern Hemisphere

2014-01-28 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 49s

We focus on the Southern Hemisphere as their harvest time approaches…

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EPISODE123 - I'm Drinking All Day

2014-01-21 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 44s

I'm drinking ALDI - but it's a pun! My wine is from the budget supermarket ALDI - plus, how big is your wine glass?…

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EPISODE122 - Wine and Oak Aging

2014-01-14 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 59s

Wine and Oak Aging - American and French oak barrels - what's the story? Note: Topic delayed from last week.…

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EPISODE121 - The 'No Wine Tonight' Episode

2014-01-07 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 49s

I leave my wine unopenned for tonight & the Oak related topic is delayed one week. News roundup and a glass of water anyone?…

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EPISODE120 - A Big & Fruity Happy New Year!

2013-12-31 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 36s

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EPISODE119 - News Roundup, wine & Seasons Greetings

2013-12-24 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 54s

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EPISODE118 - Wines for the Holiday Season

2013-12-17 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 1s

Whether it's for Christmas or New Year now is perhaps the time to buy in a range of holiday drinks…

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EPISODE117 - Wine and Sherry

2013-12-10 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 52s

Dave talks about his wine for the night and we have a guest talking to us about Sherry…

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EPISODE116 - Wine Giants

2013-12-03 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 48s

Three very large wine groups account for nearly half of all the wine sold in America…

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EPISODE115 - David tries a White Wine

2013-11-26 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 49s

OK, it's about time this Host tried a white wine so lets see if we can pick something a little different…

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EPISODE114 - Thanksgiving and Wine 2013

2013-11-19 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 45s

Looking for ideas around the internet for some wines or at least some guidelines for holiday wines to enjoy.…

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EPISODE113 - The Price of Wine

2013-11-12 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 45s

A bargain wine offer or an indifferent offering just being cleared out? Does 'cheap' mean it's not worth drinking or are there good deals still out there?…

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EPISODE112 - Bonfires and Global Warming?

2013-11-05 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 37s

Should we be having bonfires whilst wine production suffers from changing climatic effects, often including a lack of rainfall?…

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EPISODE111 - Could You Be Old Before Your Time?

2013-10-29 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 46s

It's the Podcast 111th Birthday - so best wishes to all those Hobbits out there - but am I old before my time?…

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EPISODE110 - Back on Track 2 - Wine Tasting Report

2013-10-22 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 47s

Second effort to get 'back on track' and give my Manchester Wine Report. Note & Apology, a replacement short audio has uploaded for Big & Fruity Wine Podcast Episode 109 due to a recording error.…

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EPISODE109 - Big & Fruity Not Back on Track

2013-10-15 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 1s

This is a very short replacement audio for episode 109 that unfortunately went ahead with my mic muted - hence mostly silence on the original .mp3 - please accept my apologies…

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EPISODE108 - Skin Contact White Wine

2013-10-01 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 44s

Skin Contact White Wine, sometimes called Orange Wine, produced with the extended skin contact characteristic of red wines - which produces deeper, more intense colors.…

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EPISODE107 - Wine Judging & Awards

2013-09-24 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 45s

This week we talk about Wine Judging. IWSC, The International Wine Challence Awards and Decanter Wine Awards - and do they help us, the consumer…

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EPISODE106 - Big and Fruity Wine in the News

2013-09-17 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 53s

This week wine stories in the news including Corks, Power and International Grape Days…

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EPISODE105 - Big and Fruity: The Re-Run

2013-09-11 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 27s

Shorter replacement episode to the one that ran away and never came back. Thankfully those on the Bordeaux Marathon did return…

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EPISODE104 - Two Years of Big And Fruity

2013-09-03 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 34s

Two Years of Big And Fruity! Raats can I find a great wine for today?…

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EPISODE103 - Spain and its Wine

2013-08-27 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 36s

Let's explore Spain from the comfort of our glass. A slightly de-railed episode due to a disappointing ... ? listen to find out…

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EPISODE102 - More on my mind than wine

2013-08-20 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 24s

Recorded earlier than usual Big and Fruity Wine Podcast Episode 102 as your host Dave AC has more on his mind than wine. However we still get to pour a small glass of Shiraz…

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EPISODE101 - Big and Fruity - Wine 101

2013-08-13 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 51s

What better topic for Big and Fruity Episode 101 than 'Wine 101'…

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EPISODE100 - Big and Fruity Hits 100

2013-08-06 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 38s

Episode 100 and almost two years of The Big and Fruity Wine Podcast - I'll drink to that!…

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EPISODE99 - Wine and Technology

2013-07-30 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 46s

Talking wine and technology such as the new trend for automated wine bars…

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EPISODE98 - England, Wine, Sun and Son

2013-07-23 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 39s

A recent newspaper item talks about the growth of English wine making and it's sunny future. But the wine for today will be drunk to toast to the health of a different son :-)…

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EPISODE97 - A Chilled White Wine for Summer

2013-07-16 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 43s

It's here at last Summer in the UK. Time to move to a nice chilled white wine instead of my usual robust Red Wine…

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EPISODE96 - Wine, do the French still drink it?

2013-07-09 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 40s

Recent figures seem to confirm that the French are drinking less wine - have they just fallen out of love with it?…

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EPISODE95 - Naked Wines Tasting Report

2013-07-02 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 44s

On Wednesday 26th I went to aNaked Wines Tasting Event in Manchester UK - here's my report…

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EPISODE94 - Wimbledon Wine!

2013-06-25 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 43s

Wimbledon Wine? Doesn't seem right drinking a Red Wine with the Grass Court Tennis Season with us - so let's find some fizzy white wine to match our strawberries and cream!…

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EPISODE93 - Wine tasting descriptors & Fairtrade Wine

2013-06-18 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 43s

Today we look at Wine tasting descriptors and Fairtrade Wine…

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EPISODE92 - Wine as a gift for Father's Day

2013-06-11 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 44s

Father's Day 16th June 2013 - I got wine as part as one of my Father's Day gifts - I taste it early and share my thoughts on it rather than recommending wines to buy.…

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EPISODE91 - 2 Wines 2 Countries & 2 News Items

2013-06-04 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 40s

Two wines, two countries and two health news items make up this episode of Big and Fruity!…

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EPISODE90 - Wine Tasting Report!

2013-05-28 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 42s

A Big and Fruity report on the Manchester Spring Wine Fest 'Wine Tasting' at St. Peters Church 25th May 2013…

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EPISODE89 - Wine, water and Australia

2013-05-21 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 43s

A change to this weeks topic - we talk Wine, water and Australia.…

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EPISODE88 - Will Wine become your PET?

2013-05-14 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 40s

Talking PET wine bottles - will plastic replace glass?…

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EPISODE87 - Water not Wine

2013-05-07 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 37s

Drinking water but talking wine - and water & wine - all will be revealed on the show. No Twitpic image posted…

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EPISODE86 - Could you be allergic to wine?

2013-04-30 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 38s

Could you be allergic to wine? Plus a round up of other content.…

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EPISODE85 - Follow on from last week plus Malbec

2013-04-23 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 42s

More on last weeks topic 'New Countries, New Labels' and a little late for Malbec Day I taste 'The Original Malbec' from Rigal…

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EPISODE84 - New Countries, New Labels

2013-04-16 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 47s

Not so much new countries more a new wine country for me to try and not so much new wine labels as re-designs of labels…

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EPISODE83 - Wine Women

2013-04-09 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 51s

Women who are at the forefront of the wine industry…

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EPISODE82 - The Smell & Taste Debate

2013-04-02 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 38s

A change of topic with 'New Countries, New Labels' moved back two weeks so we can again discuss smell & taste.…

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EPISODE81 - Virgin Wines Tasting Report

2013-03-26 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 54s

On Saturday 23rd March I went to the Virgin Wine Tasting at Manchester Town Hall - here's my report…

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EPISODE80 - Storing wine and more ...

2013-03-19 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 57s

Storing wine and more ... as the day after this live podcast it's Budget Day in the UK - what can we expect in the way of extra tax on alcohol?…

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EPISODE79 - Back to Wine and Health

2013-03-12 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 42s

Yet again 'wine' and 'health' are in the news - is this news good, bad or both this time? Just in case it's bad news I decide to ride my bicyle :-) NOTE: this is an edited version of the podcast…

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EPISODE78 - New World v. Old World

2013-03-05 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 1s

Will include a second test of both the Boxed wine and the Pouched wine from a few weeks back - are they still drinkable? Wine link http://twitpic.com/c8xj34…

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EPISODE77 - Wine: Fragrances and Flavors

2013-02-26 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 46s

Fragrances and Flavors of wine vary from earthy to fruity; from woody to floral etc. - lets take a closer look…

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EPISODE76 - USA the largest wine consumers!

2013-02-19 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 45s

The USA now comsumes 13% of the Worlds Wine making them the greatest comsumers whilst the UK tops world wine imports table.…

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EPISODE75 - Valentine's Day Wine and Song

2013-02-12 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 40s

With two days to go to Valentine's Day it's all about wine and love songs…

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EPISODE74 - Wine in a Bag! Plus BBC Food and Drink

2013-02-05 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 49s

Wine in a Box a great idea? What about if we lose the box and strip down to the bag? Wine in a bag (Sometimes called Wine Pouches) Plus - here in the UK the BBC Programme Food and Drink is back on our TVs - what do we think?…

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EPISODE73 - Back to the Box

2013-01-29 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 52s

Wine in boxes - revisited. Are they still good value for money? What are the Pros and Cons?…

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EPISODE72 - Tennis and Wine - weather permitting

2013-01-22 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 46s

Tennis and wine (weather permitting) is there a connection? Not really - except I love watching tennis and I love drinking wine. With the Australian Open in full swing let's combine the two!…

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EPISODE71 - A Late White Christmas

2013-01-15 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 49s

As well after Christmas we finally get snow here in the UK I find a leftover white wine awaiting my consideration. Includes chat about the Hawke's Bay Wine Region…

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EPISODE70 - Wine at affordable prices

2013-01-08 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 46s

With Xmas & New Year behind us can we find good but well priced wines to enjoy?…

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EPISODE69 - A Fizzy New Year!

2012-12-18 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 51s

Let's pick a fizzy wine to let in the New Year! Note: Next episode on the 8th of January 2013…

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EPISODE68 - Christmas Wines

2012-12-11 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 54s

Let's try to pick out a range of wines to suit all the family over the holiday period…

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EPISODE67 - Wines from Germany

2012-12-04 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 50s

Are they all white wines ... we shall see…

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EPISODE66 - Australian Wine

2012-11-27 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 53s

Topic follows from the recent TV Documentary ' Chateau Chunder - When Australian Wine Changed The World'…

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EPISODE65 - Thanksgiving and Wine 2012

2012-11-20 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 50s

Having Turkey for Thanksgiving? Wines suggested to match the food. I'm drinking Zinfandel http://twitpic.com/bey2nn…

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EPISODE64 - Big and Fruity Wine Report

2012-11-13 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 42s

Corks Out Wine Tasting is back in Manchester and Big & Fruity gives it's report. Corks Out - 20 Images - http://www.flickr.com/photos/daveac/…

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EPISODE63 - Big and Fruity Wine Fireworks!

2012-11-06 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 48s

Time to taste a wine with a big bang of flavour! The best Fireworks go with a big bang but what about Huge Red Wines?…

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EPISODE62 - Big and Fruity 'Horror Wine Stories'

2012-10-30 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 43s

It's Halloween - what horror stories about wine can we find?…

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EPISODE61 - Big and Fruity 'Last Rose of Summer'

2012-10-23 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 33s

First 'Last Rose of Summer' then we look at the difference between English Wine v. British Wine Plus 'How cork is made' see Wine Anorak http://www.wineanorak.com/corks/howcorkismade.htm…

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EPISODE60 - Wine Growing and Climate Change

2012-10-16 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 40s

What's happenning to Wine Growing with possible future Climate Changes?…

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EPISODE59 - Robots and Wine

2012-10-09 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 1s

Well, technology and wine really - but 'Robots and Wine' is a way cooler title! Plus @the6thDoctor & @daveac review @NakedWines arabella CabSauv 2011…

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EPISODE58 - Talking Pinot Noir

2012-10-02 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 45s

This week we are talking Pinot Noir…

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EPISODE57 - Talking Primitivo

2012-09-25 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 53s

This week Big and Fruity Talking Primitivo…

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EPISODE56 - Talking Grenache

2012-09-18 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 46s

On Friday 21st September it will be International Grenache Day - so today we spotlight this second most planted grape variety…

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EPISODE55 - Big and Fruity - Dinner Party Wine

2012-09-11 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 44s

You are hosting an informal dinner party - so what wines styles of wine should you buy?…

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EPISODE54 - Corks Out Wine Tasting Report

2012-09-04 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 43s

Back from a Manchester Wine Tasting event organised by Corks Out on 30th August - we have a Big and Fruity tasting report…

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EPISODE53 - Big and Fruity Pot Luck!

2012-08-28 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 39s

Pot luck today as I buy and taste an unknown wine - it maybe even a white one!…

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EPISODE52 - Big and Fruity is One Year Old!

2012-08-21 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 52s

The Big and Fruity Wine Podcast Birthday Episode! (sorry for some sound issues - replacement audio somewhat improved)…

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EPISODE51 - Big and Fruity Gift Ideas

2012-08-14 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 1s

Gift ideas for wine lovers - nothing to do with it being the podcast's 1st birthday next week :-)…

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EPISODE50 - Wine Bloggers

2012-08-07 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 46s

With the 2012 Wine Bloggers Conference starting in a couple of weeks we look at Wine Bloggers…

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EPISODE49 Do other peoples opinion on wine matter?

2012-07-31 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 52s

Next week we will be looking at Wine Bloggers but do other people thoughts and opinions on wine matter?…

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EPISODE48 - Gold Medal Wines!

2012-07-24 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 43s

With the 2012 Summer Olympic Games about to start what about Gold Medal winning wines!…

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EPISODE47 - Wines that fail to Qualify

2012-07-17 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 36s

With the Summer Olympics around the corner what about those wines that are out of the Medals? Or only get Bronze? Are they still worth supporting?…

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EPISODE46 - The Wine Grower's Year and other content

2012-07-10 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 37s

Just a brief look at a typical wine growers calendar and we have other content to cover.…

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EPISODE45 - Naked Wines Tasting in Manchester

2012-07-03 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 1s

A report back on a Wine Tasting Event at Manchester Town Hall from Saturday 28th June 2012. Photos from event at http://www.flickr.com/photos/daveac/page2/…

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EPISODE44 - 'Will that be One Grape or Two?'

2012-06-26 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 49s

Single varietal wine or a blended varietal wine?…

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EPISODE43 - 'Oak and Wine' plus Interview

2012-06-19 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 52s

What part does Oak has in the taste, structure and complexity of wine (cutdown) so as to inlude a follow up interview with Ian, a Naked Wines Beta Tester…

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EPISODE42 - Interview and then 'What does Vintage mean?'

2012-06-12 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 54s

Another Interview with Ian (The6thDoctor - this time relating to Naked Wines - followed by a short topic 'What does Vintage mean?'…

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EPISODE41 - Big and Fruity What's in a Glass?

2012-06-05 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 42s

Does it matter what shape glass you drink your wine out of?…

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EPISODE40 - Big and Fruity - Mass produced wines

2012-05-29 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 46s

Big and Fruity looks at the top mass wine sellers.…

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EPISODE39 - The 50p Ruling in Scotland

2012-05-22 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 43s

Big and Fruity discuss the whether the recent ruling in Scotland of a Minimum Unit Price for Alcohol is a good or bad thing.…

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EPISODE38 - Big and Fruity wine from New Zealand

2012-05-15 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 33s

There are some lovely wines from New Zealand but they're not cheap!…

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EPISODE37 - Big and Fruity Wine Tasting Report

2012-05-08 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 57s

Reporting back on a Wine Tasting Event from in Manchester UK - The North West Spring Wine Fest May 2012…

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EPISODE36 - Big and Fruity wine on standby

2012-05-01 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 1s

Yes, today I open one of my 'stand by' fav. wines to taste on the podcast plus we look at some upcoming events and wine related news…

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EPISODE35 - Big and Fruity takes 'Pot Luck'

2012-04-24 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 44s

Pot Luck! This week I open a random bottle. Note - I did this podcast in conjunction with my daveac vblog - which lead to some audio problems for which I apologise.…

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EPISODE34 - Big and Fruity gets a thick Skin

2012-04-17 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 53s

This week we look at Ripasso wines…

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EPISODE33 - Big and Fruity plays Fair!

2012-04-10 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 23s

With week we look at Fairtrade Wines…

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EPISODE32 - Big and Fruity - goes Mini Me!

2012-04-03 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 31s

Not sure if you are going to enjoy a wine? No worries try a Mini bottle, or two mini bottles or three mini bottles!…

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EPISODE31 - Big and Fruity Virgin Wines Manchester Tasting 2012

2012-03-27 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 45s

This week a report back from the March 24th 2012 Virgin Wine Tasting event at Manchester Town Hall, Manchester UK…

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EPISODE30 - Big and Fruity goes upmarket

2012-03-20 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 38s

This week we taste a more upmarket wine…

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EPISODE29 - Big and Fruity goes New World

2012-03-13 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 35s

Maybe a wine from South America or Australia - but definately from the New World…

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EPISODE28 - Big and Fruity goes Old World

2012-03-06 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 26s

Maybe a French wine - but definately a wine from the Old World…

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EPISODE27 - Big and Fruity goes Organic

2012-02-28 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 1s

Dave AC will be drinking and talking Organic Wine…

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EPISODE26 - Big and Fruity goes Patriotic

2012-02-21 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 37s

Yes - this week we talk about and try an English wine…

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EPISODE25 - Big and Fruity is going Fizzy

2012-02-14 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 42s

It may or may not be the posh stuff :-)…

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EPISODE24 - Big and Fruity is going White Wine

2012-02-07 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 33s

For once Big and Fruity is going White Wine…

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EPISODE23 - Big and Fruity is going Rose

2012-01-31 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 28s

For a change we try a Rose wine…

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EPISODE22 - My Top Wine Countries

2012-01-24 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 33s

Ninety percent of the wines I drink come from a just a handful of countries.…

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EPISODE21 - Wine from many lands

2012-01-17 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 33s

A trip round countries not immediately thought of as having their own wine…

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EPISODE20 - Not in a bottle?

2012-01-10 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 44s

What about wines that are not in a bottle? Wine Boxes - are they good value?…

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EPISODE19 - Bargain Wines!

2012-01-03 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 41s

As we enter the New Year possibly feeling a little poorer are there good wines at budget prices?…

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EPISODE18 - Wine to Toast in the New Year!

2011-12-27 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 30s

As we get ready for 2012 what wines might be suitable to welcome in the New Year!…

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EPISODE17 - Christmas Wines

2011-12-20 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 24s

My wine choices for the Christmas Table…

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EPISODE16 - Wine and Calories

2011-12-13 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 31s

Wine and food go great together - but together they can pile on the pounds. This week we talk Wine and Calories…

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EPISODE15 - Low Alcohol Wines

2011-12-06 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 30s

Can Low alcohol wines still deliver flavour and enjoyment?…

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EPISODE14 - What is Beaujolais Nouveau?

2011-11-29 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 26s

The 3rd Thursday in November should see the arrival of Beaujolais Nouveau. What is Beaujolais Nouveau and will I be drinking it?…

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EPISODE13 - It's my Birthday! What wine shall I Drink?

2011-11-22 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 30s

Since it's my Birthday what will I be drinking tonight?…

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EPISODE12 - Are single-varietal wines best?

2011-11-15 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 27s

Many wines are made from a single-varietal whilst others may contain up to 13 grape varietals. (Audio edited after starting glitch)…

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EPISODE11 - alcoholic strength

2011-11-08 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 34s

Alcoholic strength & Fortified Wines…

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EPISODE10 - 10 Red Bottles

2011-11-01 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 31s

In a homage to the old 'Ten Green Bottles' song - here are 10 of my fav red wines this year.…

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EPISODE9 - Making the most of Wine

2011-10-25 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 42s

How to get the best out of a modest bottle of wine.…

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EPISODE8 - Health & Wine

2011-10-18 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 35s

Conflicting advice of the Pros & Cons of your health and wine enjoyment…

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EPISODE7 - Wine Labels

2011-10-11 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 35s

Wine labels - there to invite and inform…

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EPISODE6 - Wine and Temperature

2011-10-04 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 28s

Wine and Temperature - for storing and drinking…

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EPISODE5 - Wine Blogs

2011-09-27 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 34s

Wine and the Internet. This week - Wine Blogs…

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EPISODE4 - The Store is your Cellar

2011-09-20 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 34s

Episode four of this weekly podcast for lovers of red wine. This episode does the Supermarket make the best cellar?…

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EPISODE3 - Screw that wine

2011-09-13 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 44s

This week we talk enclosures - screw caps, cork and selvin…

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EPISODE2 - Regular Favs!

2011-09-06 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 33s

Bottles at the ready! Hosted by daveac (Dave AC) Episode two of this weekly podcast for lovers of red wine…

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EPISODE1 - Big and Fruity

2011-08-30 :: cooperda@tiscali.co.uk
Length: 47s

Bottles at the ready! Hosted by daveac (Dave AC) We get underway with this weekly podcast with the host giving a quick potted background & then straight onto talking wine.…

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Big and Fruity

Big and Fruity! It's a wine podcast that will centre mainly on Red Wines. Your host is daveac (Dave AC) based in the UK http://bigandfruity.wordpress.com/ This Podcast was created using www.talkshoe.com

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