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Most wine lovers are familiar with European varietals such as Cabernet, Zinfandel, Chardonnay, Riesling or Pinot Noir, but these wines come from only one of the world’s many grape species. With its climatic diversity, North America is home to a large number of indigenous grape species whose wine-making potential is untapped. On this episode of Smart Companies KC discover why Vox Vineyards celebrates the remarkable diversity and how they are raising awareness of our native grapes.
Vox Vineyards sits above the Missouri river valley with a warm climate that is ideal for growing grapes. Owner/founder Jerry Eisterhold, a Missouri farm boy, grew up surrounded by wild grapes in upstream from Hermann, MO. Vox Vineyards grew out of Jerry’s desire to explore the entire winemaking process from grape growing through fermentation to drinking
Vox Vineyards is located north of Kansas City near KCI airport. Tours & events can be scheduled by contacting them at email@example.com
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According to Wine Enthusiast magazine, in 2014 New York State ranked as the third most important wine-growing region in the US, after California and Washington state.
In this Interview, Rachel Bovard, a fellow upstate New Yorker and part-time employee at DCANTER, will share her impressions of the wines of the Finger Lakes. She is a Level 1 Sommelier through the Court of Master Sommeliers and a Diploma Candidate in the Wine and Spirits Educators Trust (the pre-requisite for Master of Wine). During the discussion Rachel will make the case for cool climate grapes, stating that lighter tasting wines should merit no less consideration than warm climate wines in California and France.
Some of the wines and wineries she will touch on include a Cabernet Franc from Ravines Wine Cellars on Seneca Lake, a Cabernet Sauvignon from Casa Larga south of Lake Ontario, and a dry Gewurtztraminer from Herman J Wiemer. Others include a Cabernet Franc made from Finger Lakes grapes at the Oenology Winery in Brooklyn.
We will also note some of the tourist attractions in the area and the Finger Lakes Wine Festival July 10-12 where you can taste these wines for yourself! A good reference for the show is Evan Dawson's book on the region, "Summer in a Glass".
Questions discussed on Twitter at #toastdmvbrew.
Our show host Gary Vaughan is an avid winery tourist and blogger of the Delmarva Winery and Brewery Journal.
Tie Jones "The Voice of The People" along with Producer Dean Geronimo will chop it up once more with another interesting
Artist and Owner of Ansel Butler LLC, is part of a multifacitied Arts & Entertainment company formed by Ansel Butler. Ansel is a visual artist by trade: www.anselbutler.com and host Canvases Cabernet & Merlot at The Courtyard By Marriott in Downtown Atlanta GA.
Ansel's studio is represented through his paintings and renderings that utilize exotic colors, that either complement or contrast each other, drawing the viewer's eye to the subtle spaces in the renderings.
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Welcome! Gina Citoli is a dynamic, creative force introducing "Awakened Entertainment" and its benefits for our world. Dir. of New Earth Theatre for NEW EARTH NATION, Gina educates, communicates, inspires, enlightens, entertains, motivates and excites her audience. A background in theater, rock bands, metaphysics, evolution of consciousness and holistic healing wraps experience into one--delivering extraordinary, inspirational, motivational and empowering performances. Her amazing premier production "A Cabaret of Consciousness" has been called magnificent, brilliant and genius. Gina performed to standing ovations and rave reviews in NY's Battery Park; Den Design-Forum of the Museums Quarter in Vienna, Austria; and Beverly Hillshire Screening in California. She has phenomenal songs with Grammy-winning producer Barry Goldstein; her music was used by NASA; in environmental film and on international CD compilations for world peace. ginacitoli.com
Live! Mondays @ 8pm Tune-in for spiritual evolutionary dialog from the heart uniting our world in Oneness honoring ALL perspectives in sacred traditions. Enjoy cutting-edge discussion with veteran, interspiritual minister co-hosts, Rev. Dr. Linda Marie Nelson and Rev. Dr. Nancy Ash. Raise vibrations with Doing a 360 meditations with music to re-calibrate consciousness. Since 2010, Consider This shows have inspired all to consider embracing the new paradigm.
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If a Good Humor-like ice-cream truck is the last thing you’d expect to see at a wedding reception—particularly one toting wine-flavored treats—you’re in for a big surprise. “We drive up with the old-school music playing right out of the truck, and it just lights up the crowd. They’re turning around trying to figure out where it’s coming from,” Felecia Hatcher of Feverish Ice Cream tells I Do Radio host Angela Chester. “What’s unique about our ice-cream truck is all the different selections that brides and gooms have for their event. We did a themed wedding last year and we had wine ice cream, Japanese mochi balls, we do vegan-friendly ice cream as well. The wine ice cream has been around just for few years, and there are flavors like peach Zinfandel, port, chocolate cabernet and a cherry chardonnay.”
Join award-winning host Jazzie Chanel as she reviews a red from her favorite winery -- Black Stallion, Napa. The wine choice tonight is a 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon. Visit the winery and estate here to follow along:
Lots of music requests up. So, bring a glass and enjoy the evening with Jazzie Chanel.
And as always, come early and stay late. Ciao`~
Join us for a Thanksgiving Eve edition of LA Kings Road Talk as we discuss all things LA KINGS hockey as our beloved LA Kings take on the Frigid Minnesota WIld as we talk all things LA Kings & NHL hockey.Will the Kings Road Woes Continue? Can the Kings bring home a rare road win and celebrate Turkey Day in style? Will another road loss drive fans to start drinking Wild Turkey? Will Hipcheck go with Cabernet or Pinot Noir for this Thanksgiving feast? These questions will be answered and oh so much more on the internets only live, uncensored LA Kings-Centric show you will ever need...the one and only LA KINGS ROAD TALK RADIO. Brought to you by Letsgokings.com, B&B Premiere Insurance Solutions & Lexus-the December to Remember Sales Event.
CATHIE BECK is the author of the award-winning memoir, Cheap Cabernet: A Friendship, a wickedly funny and smart memoir about female friendship. Iris Dart, author of Beaches describes Cheap Cabernet: A Friendship as “an achingly poignant memoir that reminds every woman to call her best friend right away.” Cheap Cabernet: A Friendship is garnering world-wide acclaim and is available at Amazon.com.
A Denver-based, award-winning journalist and creative writer, Cathie’s short stories have been published in Riverrun Literary Magazine, Glimmer Train Literary Collective, Red Dirt Publications, and Zoetrope Stories, to name a few.
She is currently is “The Wine Wench” columnist for ColoradoBiz Magazine (www.cobizmag.com) and KUVO radio (www.kuvo.org) in Denver, Colorado. She has written for the Boulder Daily Camera, the Los Angeles Times, The Denver Post, The Rocky Mountain News, The Denver Business Journal, Poets & Writers Magazine, and Writers Digest. She presently contributes to a number of major publications, including The Denver Post, and She is the recipient of the Louisiana Press Women’s and Denver Press Woman’s Writing Awards, the Scripps-Howard Award for Excellence in Journalism, and the University of Colorado’s Dean’s Award for Writing.
Join us as we chat with CATHIE about friendships and her wonderful new book!
EPISODE: THE MAD WOMAN IN THE VOLVO:Raging Hormones
Guest Speaker: SANDRA LOH, writer, actress & radio personality.
Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 6:30p est
At 49, Sandra Tsing Loh’s life exploded: She scurried off with eight women to the decadent Burning Man festival and fell into bed with her business partner, “Mr. Y,” divorced her husband and became a crazy person.
All this, she writes in a new memoir, “The Madwoman in the Volvo: My Year of Raging Hormones,” because she had entered menopause.
“It’s like you lived on earth, and then you went to the moon, and lived there for a while,” Ms. Loh said. “Now you’re back where you started” — the hormone levels of a preadolescent — “and it’s, like, ‘Welcome home.’ ”
What's For Dinner:
Grilled Ribeye with Sautéed Mushrooms and Broccolini paired with their 2009Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, courtesy of Club W
Sauce the way your grandma made it! About a year ago, Matt Gallira founded The Atlantic Ave Co., an artisanal sauce company. All products share hand-crafted qualities: small batch sauces start with fresh herb-infused organic extra virgin olive oil, San Marzano tomatoes, Cabernet Sauvignon, and carefully sourced ingredients like hand-made Pancetta and imported Porcini mushrooms. After quitting his job as a financial services recruit in Boston, Matt came home to NJ to make sauce. “... I guess one day I got enough compliments from it that I thought maybe I could do this professionally.” He began by selling gift baskets and jars on Black Friday at the Garden State Plaza Mall. Matt says the problem with sauce in grocery stores is their industrial production. Companies mass produce sauce by passing very hot steam through the ingredients instead of cooking them. But the difficulties of giving artisanal care to large amounts of sauce are apparent. “At a certain point this sauce needs to slow cook for two and a half hours. That’s why no one makes it this way… it’s hard to scale up.” This is the 2nd of a 3-part series on food entrepreneurs. “What do you need to start a business? Three simple things: know your product better than anyone, know your customer, and have a burning desire to succeed,” said Dave Thomas, Founder of Wendy’s. An entrepreneur is someone who sees an opportunity, sizes up its value, and finds the resources to make it work. Entrepreneurs are typically innovators introducing something new to the marketplace, putting a different spin on a product – and willing to take a risk for their success. Find out from Matt what it took to launch his product. After the interview, check After Hours at Jersey Coastal Live for more info.
The Event Jeannie’s summer “Wet Your Whistle” Series continues with French Reds
French wine production dates back to the 6th century BC and on the assumption that most of us don’t have time to figure out what’s been happening over the past 1500 years, we invited Charles Curtis to sum up the most salient points about French Red Wine. And since Charles just finished a book entitled the “Original Grands Crus of Burgundy” – it’s hard to imagine that even the most experienced wine connoisseur won’t learn something too!
Jeannie will be live at noon on August 13th, with Charles as we examine Red wines and grapes comprehensively from Cabernet Franc to Syrah!
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