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Last update: 2012-12-16

#6 Taste This Thai Wine!

2012-12-16 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 24s

Denise Medrano chats with GranMonte winemaker Nikki Lohitnavy. Charming! …

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#5 Taste This Cheese!

2012-12-13 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 11s

We sample Comté, Camembert, Dolcelatte, Boursin, Roquefort (blue cheese). Cheese with strong tastes are great to lose weight because you eat less. …

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#4 - You Should Taste This!

2012-12-06 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 36s

Food, wine, beer, spirits and the enjoyment thereof. …

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#3 You Should Taste This Beer!

2012-11-29 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 25s

Beer in the spotlight! …

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#2 You Should Taste This Wine!

2012-11-22 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 37s

Lebanese and Syrian wines, warm ales and beer, Thai pumpkin soup and more enjoyment! …

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#1 You Should Taste This!

2012-11-15 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 30s

Google Hangouts on Air about food, drink and where to do both. Maximum enjoyment! Join us: http://tastethis.tv …

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Voipathon 24 hour world chat

2010-03-19 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo and Wine Brands)
Length: 1m 3s

Voipathon 24 hour world chat…

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EPISODE171 - The New Wine Consumer: Wine Brands

2010-03-11 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo and Wine Brands)
Length: 2m 40s

EPISODE171 - The New Wine Consumer: Wine Brands…

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Wine on the Mobile Web

2009-09-16 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 44s

Round table discussion of ideas and concerns about the use of mobile sites for the world of wine online. …

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Ironstone Zinfandel

2009-09-08 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 3s

One word about Ironstone Zinfandel, we loved it! Thanks to ZAP for leaving in our care! …

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Core Wines and Malbec

2009-09-01 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 32s

David Corey talks about his Malbec, we taste it. Excellent! We also visited Peachy Canyon, another California winery using Malbec. …

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#164 - Allen Meadows, the Burghound

2009-08-04 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 1s

Tune in to this netcast live to ask your Burgundy questions or post them in advance at http://tr.im/wine and we'll read them for Allen on Tuesday. …

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#163 Malbec from Argentina and Cahors Comparison

2009-07-27 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 13s

Andre Rasberg, President of the Argentine Sommeliers Association interviewed at Vinexpo 2009. …

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#162 Strange Fruit: The M-G Internet Lynching

2009-07-21 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 58s

Opinions from all sides on Murphy-Goode campaign voting gaffe …

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#161 WineRelease.com, Wine in Sweden and more

2009-07-14 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 53s

Andy Cheese, Swedish wine blogger joins us from Stockholm to discuss how wine is sold in the state monopoly of Sweden. Neil Monnens of Winerelease.com and several other sites calls in from Madrid. …

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#160 Biodynamic WInes, Organic WInes

2009-07-07 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 45s

The best source for info is Jamie Goodes WineAnorak.com from which I quote several things from his 9-part series. Great read! Thanks to Dave and Neil for joining. …

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#159 - Randall Grahm of Bonny Doon Fame

2009-06-30 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 1s

New Wine Consumer is LIVE, join the call by going to http://newWineConsumer.com …

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#158 Zinfandel Madness in Bordeaux

2009-06-23 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 44s

ZAP (Zinfandel Advocates and Producers) join us in interviews about my favorite California wine. …

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#156 - Wine, Health, Social Media

2009-06-16 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 1s

Jumping from health to our newest contributor, a relative newcomer to wine to Murphy-Goode's campaign to find a media person, life is exciting in the fast lane! DaveAC, Vintank's Paul Mabray, Michael Graves, WineBrandsBlog.com Eve, guest caller Tom and the inevitable randulo go over it all. …

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#155 Murphy-Goode Madness

2009-06-09 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 1s

More idle conjecture about this original campaign for a media-savvy person to put M-G out there on the Internetz …

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NWC #154 - AReallyGoodJob: Murphy-Goode Candidates

2009-06-02 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 1s

A chat with a few of the Hardy souls (get it?) who are attempting the imosssible dream posed by AReallyGoodeJob.com …

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NWC #153 - Academy of Wine Communications

2009-05-26 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 1s

Members of the Academy of Wine Communications are wine and food public relations and marketing professionals. Founded in 1994 to encourage wine writers, the craft of wine writing, and wine coverage in the media, the organization's mission has slowly evolved over the years. …

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#152 - Vintank report rebuttal and arguments

2009-05-19 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 1s

If you want to discuss the report or if you want to argue about it, this is the time. Also, some general news about wine and social media. …

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151: Vintank.com and their new report

2009-05-12 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 1s

Here's something that has made at least one person angry - folks it's just words - so read the report at http://tr.im/vintank and chime in …

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Cahors, the Original Malbec!

2009-04-27 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 17s

That's our slogan this week, a report on the UIVC. …

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Mutineer Magazine's Alan Kropf

2009-04-21 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 1s

Mutineer Magazine is now in the mainstream! It's great news, Alan guested on Wine Library TV with Gary V. Alan brings news of their success, predicted by the New Wine Consumer. …

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European Wine Bloggers Conference 2009

2009-04-14 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 1s

Find out about the EWBC09 event in October in Portugal and reserve your trip. We're going! …

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Bordeaux Primeurs Report

2009-04-07 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 44s

We'll see who we can grab for the real story about this intense week. …

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Touring the wine countries with WineTravelGuides.com

2009-03-31 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 47s

Should you try an organized tour or a private one? What does the Internet bring to the mix? Wink Lorch from WineTravelGuides.com shares tips on this with us. …

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Tom Cannavan from TheWineGang and Wine Pages

2009-03-24 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 38s

Writer Tom Cannavan from http://www.thewinegang.com and http://wine-pages.com chats with us. Interview with Wendy Narby in anticipation of Bordeaux primeurs. …

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British legal projects on wine prices

2009-03-17 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 33s

may not have gotten recorded …

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Labels: Are they useful? Also, France passes amended wine ad law

2009-03-10 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 47s

We love to look at new labels and today we'll be looking at twelve new designs live. The wine industry has "won" this round in France, wine web sites are legal. …

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Prohibition in France?

2009-03-03 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 48s

In France, legislators, influenced by medical lobbies are trying to make web sites about wine illegal. How to ruin an industry. …

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The Venerable Chateau Margaux

2009-02-24 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 44s

DaveAC brings us up to speed on a recent BBC documentary with Corinne and Paul. (Talkshoe doesn't do UTF-8 so no circumflex) …

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Guest: Dan Browne from Vinobilia.com

2009-02-17 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 44s

Dan tells us about Vinobilia.com and their Vinogram, which is a clever way top search for wines. …

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Cahors Malbec

2009-02-10 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 47s

How to pronounce "Cot". Distribution of Malbce in the USA with Hardy from Dirty South Wines,. DaveAC co-host, Wine Brands Blog and the usual irascible randulo. …

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MesVignes.com and the Manchester Bordeaux Tasting

2009-02-03 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 41s

Interview with the CEO of MesVignes.com and notes from Dave from the Manchester Bordeaux tasting …

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New Wine Consumer: Wine Brands

2009-01-27 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 36s

Hardy from Dirty South Wines, Dave Cooper from the UK on diverse and sundry topics …

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Winery Visits, Features and Attractions

2009-01-20 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 26s

Besides tasting the wine, what other compelling reasons are there to visit a winery? Architecture, facilities and attractions... A short interview with Jane Anson, who writes for Decanter from Bordeaux and has created her New Bordeaux site and blog. …

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Urban Wineries

2009-01-13 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 1s

Guest interviews from winemaker Marco Montez, sommelier Laurence Davidson and Crushpad CEO Michael Brill. http://delicious.com/newwine for links. …

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Is Champagne Faltering?

2009-01-06 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 1s

Don and Petie Kladstrup, authors of "Champagne" and "Wine & War" join us for the discussion. …

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Mutineer Magazine with Alan Kropf

2008-12-29 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 1s

Issue 3 is out, there's a big SoCal bash coming in May 2009. …

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2008 becomes 2009

2008-12-17 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 1s

Agent Red from theWineSpies.com, Lesley from StSupery.com and Dave, Eve and Randulo chat about wine, the meaning of life and everything. 42! …

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Spain and Portugal Moving Up

2008-12-10 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 1s

Robert Mcintosh, Ryan and Gabriella Opaz and cohost DaveAC join Evelyne from winebrandsblog.com to talk about Spain. We hear more and more from the Iberian Peninsula with both high quality and great values. Interview with Victor de la Serna from El Mundo. …

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Gift Ideas for Wine Lovers

2008-12-03 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 56s

Various ideas for seasonal wine enjoyment …

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Wine & Social Media Part II

2008-11-26 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 1s

We continue our investigation of the new tools for presence on the Internet …

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Wine and Social Media and Networking

2008-11-19 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 1s

How wine lovers and wine professionals can connect on Twitter, LinkedIn and other netwroking tools and why you should care about this. …

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Wine Pleasures Wine Tourism Workshop

2008-11-12 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 29s

27 & 28 January 2009 Wine Pleasures Wine Tourism Workshop brings together European wine experience providers and tour operators. …

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French Wine Growers Invade London

2008-11-05 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 59s

The French Wine Growers Fair, London event. Also, more wine social media and networking. …

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Life After the WBC?

2008-10-29 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 1s

The Wine Bloggers Conference '08 was an Unqualified success. We had input from several conference attendees and OWC founder Joel Vincent also weighed in with his reflections for next year. …

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Wine and Spam! Discussion

2008-10-22 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 1s

General info about email spam and specific techniques and suggestions for using OWC social networking features. Profile page, comments, forums, events and private messaging are discussed. …

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Crush pad, book signing, young and wine

2008-10-15 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 55s

How to make your own barrel of wine with Crushpad's "Fusebox" blending kit. Mutinieer Magazine and the youth view of drinking. …

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Adegga.com - More than social

2008-10-08 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 39s

Adegga.com is a good example of the current social aspects of the World Wine Web. There is a deeper level to it, as we learn from Andre this week. …

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WBC and a Wine Survey

2008-10-01 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 33s

Wine isn't a new invention, it's been around for millenia and as such it has a rich culture of its own. …

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Amazon and Mutineer Magazine

2008-09-24 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 1s

Amazon refuses to discuss the rumor. Meanwhile we discuss the branding effect of being on Amazon. Alan Kropf on Issue 2 of Mutineer Magazine …

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Wine and Tech on the web

2008-09-17 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 1s

How can OWC spearhead a movement to get wine info shared on the web? What is needed, what already exists? …

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Wine Blog Research

2008-09-10 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 1s

Louise Heslop of the Wine Blog Research project joins us to explain what their project is about. …

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European Wine Bloggers Conference

2008-09-03 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 53s

We'll hear all about it! Ryan and Gabrielle Opaz, Robert McIntosh, DaveC and many more weighed in on this terrific event. …

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Soylent Green is People! Wine Spec Restaurant Awards

2008-08-27 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 50s

What a surprise, a fictitious restaurant with a bad list makes the awards! …

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Mutineer Magazine with creator Alan Kropf

2008-08-20 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 54s

Mutineer Magazine has an original take on beverages and says it is "Not your parents beverage magazine". This week we grilled Alan about the origins and intentions of the mag. …

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Writing about wine

2008-08-13 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 57s

Wine fiction, but especially non-fiction and the particularity of the Internet, consumer tasting notes and other information. …

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Wine Education and Enjoyment

2008-08-06 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 1s

Programs and bodies that promote education, such as the Society of Wine Educators. Author, teacher and marketing expert Paul Wagner joins us for a wide view of this and other wine-related topics. …

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Culture Shock! Ethnic Marketing

2008-07-23 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 55s

Back in the USA for a few weeks. We'll be discussing ethnic markets for wine. Zachary M.C. Harris of TheBlackWiner.com is our guest. …

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Brands, Generics and Varietals

2008-07-16 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 53s

Varietal wines are all the rage now, even here in France. At least I am seeing several new series of them on market shelves. …

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Teach Your Children Well

2008-07-09 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 49s

What was it like when you grew up? What do you do to make your children aware of both the pleasures of wine and the dangers of alcohol? …

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European Women as Wine Consumers

2008-07-02 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 32s

Eve just got back from a conference on the subject of European women as new consumers of wine. Also, Bordeaux Wine Festival and more. …

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Wine Festivals in Bordeaux and Cleveland

2008-06-25 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 1s

Fun and games, Baseball Hall of Fame, Cleveland, Bordeaux and a lot more. …

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Wine Bloggers Conference

2008-06-11 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 1s

News from Joel Vincent of the Open Wine Consortium about this October event in Sonoma, California http://winebloggersconference.org …

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TheWineSpies.com, SWE New Orleans

2008-06-04 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 1s

THe Wine Spies join us. What happened in New Orleans? Gary V. phones it in. …

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Wine Brands, Chapter 5

2008-05-31 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 8s

Wine and Web 1.0 …

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Philip James from Snooth.com

2008-05-28 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 55s

Among other things, Snooth.com has innovated in the flexibility of their search feature. It's obvious this site was designed after considerable thought to make it useful and easy to understand. …

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Marshall Sontag from WineQ.com

2008-05-21 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 55s

WineQ.com is an innovative site that adds a social networking component to your interest in wine. You can join an existing wine queue or make your own. It's the sharing element that makes this site so original. The site beautifully designed and easy to navigate. …

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Thomas Duroux recalls Robert Mondavi

2008-05-18 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 6s

Special segment: Thomas Duroux, who today runs Chateau Palmer, spoke to us about his early career which included terms with Mondavi both in France and then Italy. …

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New Wine Consumer: Wine and Health

2008-05-14 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 1s

How true are the claims being made about moderate wine drinking, and should they be leveraged to market wine as a beneficial tipple? …

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Wine Brands: How and Why?

2008-05-14 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 8s

Evelyne talks more about the comparison between the old and new world styles of branding from her book "Wine Brands". The book is extended almost daily from its print version on www.WineBrandsBlog.com …

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The Very First Wine Brand

2008-05-08 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 4s

Branding of wine is controversial. Here's an excerpt from Chapter 7 of "Wine Brands", by Evelyne Resnick. …

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Why Write About Wine?

2008-05-07 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 1s

Isn't wine like sex, what's the point of writing about it? …

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Wine in the Emerging Markets

2008-04-29 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 58s

India, China, Russia and perhaps Brazil? We talked about how difficult it is for wine to flow between countries. Cultural differences, cuisines, customs. Luxury and brands are still tops in the emerging markets. …

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Women on Wine, Part II

2008-04-22 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 57s

The Decanter May 2008 issue has an article about why women do not usually collect wine, with a few exceptions. I loved the story Becky Wasserman tells about how she was speaking at an event and a guy in the audience said he "...only tasted Grand Crus" to which she replied, "I feel sorry for you." She was struck by the total silence in the room and realized that the audience, entirely male, didn't get what she meant! …

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Video on the Web for Brand Positioning

2008-04-15 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 1s

Wine videos and why anyone cares about them. Why Gary Vaynerchuck is so huge in this space. Why most wine collectors are male. International Malbec Days in Cahors. …

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Wine Window Shopping

2008-04-08 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 53s

How are wines presented in the shop window in your area? Is anyone doing anything creative? What about local or national laws? What about the home page of online stores and how these compare with looking in the store window? …

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Wine Bottles and Labels

2008-04-01 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 22s

A perfect area for disagreement between terroir and taste. The bottle and label are the first things the consumer sees. What are the impressions created by names like "Bitch!" and cute animal images? What essential information is missing? …

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Early times in the French Wine Industry

2008-03-23 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 3s

In France, monks were creating vineyards in Burgundy, whilst aristocrats were tending their properties in Bordeaux and Champagne from the Middle Ages right up to the French Revolution in 1789, at which time there were 100,000 taverns in France serving cheap wine. …

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Malbec of Cahors interviews

2008-02-11 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 40s

French Malbec, the original Malbec, is from Cahors. …

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WOW! Women On Wine

2008-02-04 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 55s

Do women approach wine differently than men? Call in and let us know, or listen to this call and find out more! …

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And now, Taste!

2008-01-28 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 40s

Follow up to the First Impressions: Color and Nose, we now bring the glass up to the lips and take a sip and complete the tasting experience. …

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First impressions: Color and Nose

2008-01-21 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 47s

Before you drink a glass of wine, you look at its color and try to identify the aromas in the glass. …

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The Ancient Wines Academy

2007-12-10 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 14s

Guests interviewed describe what tasting older wines can be like and why they consider the Academie des vins anciens to be a unique experience. …

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Guest: Jamie Goode from WineAnorak.com

2007-12-03 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 12s

Jamie Goode has been a longtime contributor to the WineLoversPage. He is an author of wine books, articles and of course created WineAnorak.com. He has started a wine video blog this month as well. We talk about all this and wine from Cahors as well. …

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Palate Experience, Part II

2007-11-10 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 1s

Developing some ideas introduced November 3: * Wine tasting versus wine drinking. * Different kinds of tasting groups. * Tasting formats. * Mechanics, dynamics, psychology of tasting groups. * Supportive atmosphere, sharing opinions. * Guessing games. * Recruitment. * Issue of "difficult" members. …

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Acquiring Palate Experience

2007-11-03 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 1s

Choosing a bottle at a shop for dinner, or visiting wineries recreationally, are good ways to try a few wines. But how does the budding wine geek gain experience efficiently? Buying bottles to try is slow and expensive. Some wines worth knowing are rare or pricey. Max Hauser will review successful methods people have used to taste more wines economically. These range from working in a wine shop to starting a tasting group to public tastings by wine-education groups and even foreign consulates. Contrasts between wine tasting and wine drinking. …

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Terroir: le mot qui fache

2007-09-29 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 1s

All about what terroir is, what some think it includes and what it might be. …

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Wineries in all 50 States!

2007-09-13 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 33s

All 50 states now boast wineries. Some of the most important in number are in Texas, Ohio, Virginia and Pennsylvania. We also talk about AVA, American Viticultural Areas. …

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Harvest Time!

2007-09-08 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 29s

News from all over Europe and wherever else we can scrape up harvest comments and conjectures. …

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Visits to Lazy Acres and Gypsy Canyon

2007-08-27 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 10s

Lazy Acres is a supermarket with a wine conscience. We talk to the man in charge, Bob Wesley. Then to Gypsy Canyon, near Lompoc, California to talk to Deborah Hall about her historic mission grapes. …

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It's *Still* Summer!

2007-08-18 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 59s

More about offlines, tips, wine news and gossip and sharing food and wine on our weekly chat. …

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Summer!

2007-08-11 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 1s

What better way to enjoy a summer day than to spend it with good friends and... good wine! …

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Rose Redux

2007-07-21 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 41s

It's summer, finally! We need to talk more about Rose …

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The Ugly Ducklings: Mourvedre, Carignan, Cinsault

2007-07-14 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 51s

Ok, not reallly ugly, but less well-known, along with Petit Verdot, Tannat... …

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Pinot Noir, Old and New Worlds

2007-07-07 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 52s

tentative subject …

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Home Wine Making

2007-06-30 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 1s

Serious fun in store on this show as our resident home wine people meet Talkshoe CEO Dave Nelsen. …

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Argentina: not just Malbec!

2007-06-16 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 1s

Alejandro Audisio joins us to talk about this wine producing country from his unique perspective/ …

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Mono-varietal (single grape) wines

2007-06-09 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 1s

Burgundy. Napa Cabernet. Many people consider single-varietal wines (monocepage in French) the ideal in wine, expressing in simple purity the character of a single grape. Others point to Bordeaux and Chianti, among many more, as displaying the balance and complexity that a wine maker can achieve by blending the character of several grapes. …

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Guest: Steve Edmunds Oak and Wood

2007-06-02 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 53s

Steve Edmunds joins us to shoot the breeze about the serious and the less serious aspects of winemaking, life and music. Also a short interview with Thomas Duroux, manager of Chateau Palmer about coopers and oak barrels. …

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Vinum - the French invade Oakland and SF!!!

2007-05-20 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 2s

A short report from Evelyne about the Vinum show in Oakland and Think Pink in San Francisco. …

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All about vintage with Francois Audouze

2007-05-12 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 1s

Vintage, what it means and what effect it has on quality, perception and yes, price of wine. Old wine specialist Francois Audouze will be one of our guests in this discussion. …

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Sweet wines

2007-05-05 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 1s

David Lole from down under, Cynthia from New Mexico join us to chat about Muscat, Port, Madeira, Monbazillac, late harvest, Marsala, dessert wine and a lot of interesting background, history and trivia about them. See http://wineloverspage.com forum for more information and show notes. …

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Gary Vaynerchuk of WineLibrary TV

2007-04-30 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 47s

Gary Vaynerchuk from WineLibrarytv.com joins us to talk about the perception of wine and how his videos are changing it. …

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In the Pink with Rosé

2007-04-23 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 1s

This episode will feature an interview with James de Roany, Managing Director, Château Beaulieu (Provence) who is also general secretary of the CIVP. We talk about the origins of rosé, the nine (9!) appelations of Provence and compares American blush wines and Rosé de Provence. Rosé guru Jeff Morgan, author of Rosé: A Guide to the World's Most Versatile Wine will join us live to talk about RAP (Rosé Wine Avengers). …

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Italian Food and Wine

2007-04-16 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 43s

The Italians say that a meal without wine is like a day without sunshine, and we think they're right. It's arguable that no nation's food and wine go together as well as Italy's. We'll talk about our Italian wine and food favorites and why they work so well. …

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Opening the bottles: corks and corkscrews

2007-04-09 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 42s

Corks and corkscrews, the 300-year-old closure system that makes wine complicated. Have you ever had to battle a corkscrew, and lost? What's your favorite kind of corkscrew. Tell us your corkscrew stories, and we'll also talk about whether the screw cap will ultimately make this ancient tool irrelevant. …

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Unusual Food and Wine Matches

2007-04-02 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 51s

Wine goes with a lot of food, but what about the odd ones like exotic pizza, Asian curry, and a thousand other delicious dishes? …

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Bordeaux Quality/Price Ratio

2007-03-26 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 55s

Is it possible to find values among these often high-priced wines? …

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California Here We Come!, Part 1

2007-03-19 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 23s

Robin, Eve, David Bueker, Walter Nissen and Randy dissect California wines but basically agree that there are good wines for those who seek them out. Yaniger trashes all except two, but kept his distance. …

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California, Part 2

2007-03-19 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 17s

Second module about California wine with Robin Garr being his usual reasonable self, un-trashing all the wines that Yaniger trashed (which is all except two. didn't you read the part 1 info?) …

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Spain and Spanish Wines

2007-03-12 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 31s

Victor de la Serna interview. Also David Bueker and Robin Garr take us through Spain's wines and wine regions. A few digressions and laments as usual. …

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Wine goes to Hollywood!

2007-03-05 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 48s

Wine in movies and more recently, movies about wine is the topic this week. Mondovino, Sideways, James Bond and more and a reminder about the 24 hour talkathon for Kiva.org …

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Champagne! Possibly more than you ever wanted to know!

2007-02-26 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 51s

Synonymous with celebration, Champagne is a drink for weddings, birthdays, promotions, holidays and... anytime. What makes the bubbles, how it is bottled and how to serve it are a few of the questions we address in this issue. …

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Guest Interview: Caroline Lestimé, Domaine Jean-Noel Gagnard

2007-02-21 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 3s

Vigneron reports give us an inside look at how the year is going and how the grapes are growing. This episode is a short excerpt of the 45 minute Burgundy edition of the show. …

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Guest Interview: Allen "Burghound" Meadows

2007-02-21 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 5s

Allen Meadows is a well-know specialist of Burgundy wines. His site is Burghound.com which features a searchable database of over 32,000 tasting notes. This is an excerpt of the 45-minute Beaune/Burgundy edition of the show. …

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Beaune Appétit! Special Burgundy Edition

2007-02-19 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 42s

Back from Beaune where we hook up with the Burghound and visit a producer of famous Chassagne-Montrachet. …

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Languedoc, Carignan, Syrah, enjoying wine with friends and neighbors

2007-02-12 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 40s

Wine and ancient Rome. The Languedoc and its grapes and wines. Syrah, the new star? Also, wine lovers often know the best places in their area to eat, purchase wine or just visit. …

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Understanding wine labels when buying

2007-01-30 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 42s

After some background on regulations in Europe and the new world, we set out a few tips to help you decipher the information overload that comes on a wine label these days. …

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Guest Interview: Francois Audouze, very old wines

2007-01-12 :: talkshoe-pcast@sneakemail.com (randulo)
Length: 16s

Well known connoisseur of very mature wines (we're talking at least 50 years old) will tell us how he began and why he continues to share his collection with others in his Academie des vins anciens. …

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