Episode 47: Bubbles & Brollies

by whitney & christina on September 4, 2012

Carmen Grape-iago is back out in the wine world! Find out what unusual and unlikely region she’s exploring. And rosé lovers beware! Whitney and Christina will tell you why you may not be drinking your favorite pink next summer. Finally, Spain’s most famous restaurant has sadly closed its doors. But it’s opening the doors of its wine cellar for one big amazing sale.

The World’s Most Unusual Wine Regions, by Alice Feiring

Hailstorms in France = NOT GOOD.

Crush Quickfire with Tamlyn Currin!

Christina and Tamlyn up front on their recent press trip to Istria.

Must Watch Video: “Hey Mr. Mixologist, did you have to go to college for this?”

El Bulli’s wine cellar is up for grabs! Which bottles would you nab if you had lots of dollars to spare? Check out the 139-page wine list for a hint of what will be on the auction block.

Jancis Robinson talks about this week’s secret wine region!


{ 3 comments… read them below or add one }

tia September 9, 2012 at 10:14 pm

Hey, Love your podcasts!

I just have one thing real quick…the special Olympics and the para Olympics are not the same.

In the special Olympics the folks sometimes have mental handicaps. In the Para Olympics the participants are not mentally handicapped. This year many of the para Olympians are military members who have been injured in Iraq or Afghanistan and lost limbs. Many para Olympians were born without limbs or lost them in accidents. Or are blind or deaf…but otherwise “normal”.


Christian & Jamie September 24, 2012 at 1:48 am

Glad you two are back! Now we have new German wines to try.
Whitney, thanks again for the wonderful wine pairing at T. and you are very kind to give us a shout-out. Look forward to seeing you again around LA.


Dusty October 1, 2012 at 5:18 pm

That mixologist video was great. I do kind of want some of those ice cubes now though for an over-sized glass or something. For laughs that is.


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