Tag: french wine

Malbec and Fear of Flying Episode 9 with Kristi Thompson

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I am terrified to fly but I fly because I love to travel. It’s really the turbulence that gets me and even though I know I’m relatively safe, I still get freaked out. Today’s guest, Kristi Thompson, is a flight attendant with Alaska Airlines.  We have a great chat about why it’s safe to fly,Read More…

What is Beaujolais?

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November seems to be the month for Beaujolais because on the third Thursday of November, the Beaujolais Nouveau’s are released.  Legally only allowed to be released on this date and only sold until the following August, Beaujolais Nouveau is a marketers dream.  The wine is specifically made to be sold directly after that seasons harvest; it’s a fruity,Read More…

Can’t do Chardonnay? Try Roussanne.


If you know me at all, you know I love Chardonnay and make everyone try at least one taste.  It makes me sad that people judge a grape on one bad wine or based on what their mom drank out of a jug in the 80’s (do you really blame her?)  I get really firedRead More…