Episode 35: WTF, OMG, LOL

by whitney & christina on April 11, 2012

The ladies have just returned from abroad. Hear what they have to say about the good, the bad and the ugly of wine press trips. WTF? OMG? Not just text speak, now the names of wines (ugh.) And there’s a guest host joining them on the show this week! Find out which hot London sommelier it is.

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The ladies were all abroad on various press trips! Whitney was traveling around Colli Orientali del Friuli with a small group of writers and bloggers.

Special guest: lady sommelier extraordinaire Emily O’hare!  Emily is now the head sommelier/wine buyer for the River Cafe.  Congrats Emily!

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Fresh Press:  TXT Wines to Seduce Youth With OMG!!! Chardonnay and WTF!!! Pinot Noir.  We are (nearly) at a loss for words. Here’s their website in case you have a burning desire to buy any wine.

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And for further reading, here’s an article from The Washington Post by Jason Wilson about whether Millenials really are the up and coming wine group to target.  And here’s a wee blog post Christina wrote about the phenomenon as well.

Steve Colbert makes fun of a Hello Kitty wine.  And we love him for it.

The Crush Quickfire:

 Donald Edwards….

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…and Douglas Blyde

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Stupid People Doing Stupid Things:  Beer Theives Run Out Of Juice

And here is what Emily looks like when she’s sommelier al-fresco at her pop-up restaurant, Whizz Bang Pop:

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