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  • 00:30

    MICHAEL MADRIGALE, HEAD SOMMELIER at Bar Boulud!

    in Lifestyle

    The “Wet Your Whistle” Series continues with MICHAEL MADRIGALE, HEAD SOMMELIER at Bar Boulud!


    We can’t imagine anyone better than Michael Madrigale, Head Sommelier at Bar Boulud and overseer of the wines at Epicerie and Boulud Sud to talk us through how to intelligently buy wines in a restaurant.  A Food & Wine 2012 “Top Sommelier” title holder, Michael is well positioned to guide us on how to order wines properly, what to consider, what to ask and most importantly, what NOT to do.  In particular, the restaurant’s emphasis on Rhone Valley and Burgundy wines will allow us to relate specific examples of Michael’s wisdom in a narrower band to make the discussion far more applicable in a restaurant setting generally or specifically at one of the Boulud restaurants.


    Join us live at noon on July 23rd as we continue our Wet Your Whistle series, and give you something tangible to show off with the next time you pick up the wine list at a restaurant!

  • 01:01

    Hungry Goddess Interview with Stephen Rhodes, Sommelier #HGEATS #WineWednesday

    in Women

    Join The Hungry Goddess in a #WineWednesday adventure with Sommelier, Stephen Rhodes.  Steve is going to take us on an adventure of wines and drinking tips from Boones Farm to Burgundy!  You can listen AND join in the lively twitter chat on #HGEATS with moderated questions.  Have some questions for Steve?  Tweet them and he will answer live!  Follow @HungryGoddess @HGEATS and @Boones2Burgundy on twitter!


    The Hungry Goddess Herself, Kimberly F. Moore, is kicking off the return of the popular weekly #HGEATS twitter chat with a new time and format!  Join her at 8pm every Wednesday for a new foodie theme and special guest.  Follow the twitter hashtag #HGEATS to chat with other foodies while you are listening live!  More information on The Hungry Goddess and #HGEATS.

  • 00:28

    The Wine Episode: Sommelier Michael Madrigale

    in Lifestyle

    Eddie Huang and co-host Elena Bergeron welcome Michael Madrigale to Monosodium Glutamate. Michael is Head Sommelier at Bar Boulud in New York City, an expert in one of Eddie's favorite subjects - wine.


    They talk about the gentrification of wine, how to save old wine-making preferences, and some wine reccomendations that novice wine-drinkers.


    This episode is sponsored by Squarespace.com - get a 10% discount when you create your own professional website or online store by using the offer code MSG.

  • 00:28

    The Wine of New York's Finger Lakes

    in Entrepreneur

    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. 


     



     

  • 00:54

    Going Home with Tony Talks with Lifestyle Expert Maureen Petrosky

    in Lifestyle

    On Sunday April 19th, 2015 Going Home with Tony host Tony Scimeca welcomed chef, sommelier, author and lifestyle expert Maureen Petrosky to the Hot Water 911 Boiler Room Studio.  Maureen wrote the best selling booksThe Wine Club and The Cocktail Club and is a frequent guest on The Today Show, The Food Network and CNN.  Maureen shared some great tips for hosting parties, barbeques and events.  Did you know that the most popular grilled food (85%) is the hamburger?  Listen and join the fun! 


     

  • 00:54

    Going Home with Tony Sunday April 19, 2015

    in Lifestyle

     

    On Sunday April 19th, 2015 Going Home with Tony host Tony Scimeca welcomed chef, sommelier, author and lifestyle expert 

  • 01:30

    Tonight: Irene King of Vegas Wineaux Returns to All About Wine

    in Wine

    Tonight we welcome Irene King to All About Wine.  Ms. King holds several certifications related to the wine industry:  California Wine Appellation Specialist, Certified Specialist of Wine, Certified Cork Specialist and more.  She shares her ideas and news that is always entertaining and educational on her blog, Vegas Wineaux.  Tune in tonight as Irene King shares her knowledge and passion for wine.


     


    The show is hosted by Ron Hunt, VP and General Manager of Florida Estates Wine.


     


    Call our guest line during the LIVE show to talk about wine with Ron and our special guest.

  • 01:09

    Almost Famous Friday's

    in Entertainment

    In 2012, after retiring from a career in investment management, Jörn launched the Wine Elite Sommelier Company, a comprehensive suite of services dedicated to corporate events and hotel advisory. The Wine Elite Sommelier Company have since been retained by the who-is-who of U.S. corporations, executive groups, luxury hotels and special event venues. 
    The Wine Elite is known for a systematic and objective approach to advanced wine tasting appreciation, often using a proprietary blind-tasting approach that has become very popular.


    The Wine Elite Sommelier Company works with large corporations and top hotels to deliver first-rate event experiences with a wine orientation. By leveraging our nationwide network of certified sommeliers, we are the only company in the country with the capability of integrated event execution of all types.

  • 01:08

    Certified Sommeliers Tina Morey & April Yap, The Wine Guy & Frank Morgan

    in Wine

    #WineMuse #ThirdThursday 


    Guests:


    Tina Morey from Protocol Wine Studios is a Certified Sommelier working on her Master of Wine. A self-described "wine peddler", Tina curates for the wine subscription services Le Metro Wine and Protocol wine studio. She has an educational online program of the same name, #WineStudio.


    James Melendez, The Wine Guy, has produced over 2000 popular wine videos.  Watch and listen.  You can find him at JamestheWineGuy.wordpress.com


    April Yap-Hennig from The Sacred Drop is a Certified Sommelier and holds a Masters in Viticulture and Enology from the University of La Rioja, Spain, and an MBA from Purdue University.  She's lived all around the world and is currently in Oregon working as Director of Marketing and Hospitality as well as a wine and travel writer for SacredDrop.com.


    Frank Morgan, Drink What You Like, is the author of the DrinkWhatYouLike wine blog that he started six years ago to chronicle his travel experiences and to share the wine news in Virginia. His site was recently named one of the top wine news blogs.


    Music by The Terns.

  • 01:08

    "My Favorite Wine": Somms Tina Morey & April Yap, The Wine Guy & Frank Morgan

    in Wine

    #WineMuse


    There are so many wines and so little time, how do you know where to start?  Wine Muse hosts Linda Rez and William Pollard invite four wine industry experts to the #ThirdThursday show to share their favorite wines LIVE.


    Guests include:


    Tina Morey from Protocol Wine Studios is a Certified Sommelier working on her Master of Wine. A self-described "wine peddler", Tina curates for the wine subscription services Le Metro Wine and Protocol wine studio. She has an educational online program of the same name, #WineStudio.


    James Melendez, The Wine Guy, was the National Food and Wine Marketing Manager at Cost Plus World Market, and he's been a writer and contributor to several online sites, as well as chief contributor at JamestheWineGuy.wordpress.com


    April Yap-Hennig from The Sacred Drop is a Certified Sommelier and holds a Masters in Viticulture and Enology from the University of La Rioja, Spain, and an MBA from Purdue University.  She's lived all around the world and is currently in Oregon working as Director of Marketing and Hospitality as well as a wine and travel writer for SacredDrop.com.


    Frank Morgan, Drink What You Like, is the author of the DrinkWhatYouLike wine blog that he started six years ago to chronicle his travel experiences and to share the wine news in Virginia. His site was recently named one of the top wine news blogs.  He also contributes at the local broadcasting station, Snooth, and several other wine magazines.


    Music by The Terns.

  • 00:44

    Susan Powers & Rawmazing.com: The Recipe for a Profitable Web-Based Business

    in Entrepreneur

    Steve and Dana will be talking with Rawmazing.com founder, Susan Powers, who has combined her talents as a raw food recipe artist and professional photographer to build a thriving and profitable online business. They will talk about why Susan started this particular business, what she did differently to make a name for herself quickly, and some of the pivots she's had to make along the way.


    A Minnesota native now living in San Francisco, Susan was involved with food and wine for years as a trained sommelier. Gourmet food and wines were a part of her every day lifestyle, and meeting and working with top chefs and studying classical french cooking along with many other cuisines, inspired Susan's passion and creativity for food. It also led her down a path to excess weight, general fatigue and other symptoms that she knew were associated with her diet. Susan's body was seriously rebelling and she decided to do something about it.


    When Susan found raw, she was energized by this whole new way to prepare and eat food, and learning this way of life was fun. She tried some of her own recipes and experienced a lot of failure, so instead, she learned how to prepare raw food using every cookbook she could get her hands on. Reading about raw, the health benefits, and the principles behind this way of eating became an obsession. And she decided to turn what she was learning into a business that would make money while helping others improve their lives through healthier eating.


    Rawmazing.com is filled with mouth-watering recipes and gorgeous photographs, along with in-depth articles and an online store where you can buy Susan's cookbooks and the same products she uses every day in her kitchen.