Preakness & Black Eyed Susan

May 17, 2014

Sips of the Week John Reusing of owner of Bad Decisions in Canton joined us to talk about the official cocktail of the Preakness–the Black Eyed Susan. He brought 3 versions of the cocktail to taste as we talked about the sad muddled history of this cocktail. The recipes of all three are below for […]

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Big Cork Vineyards

May 12, 2014

Sips of the Week Randy Thompson President of Big Cork Vineyard and winemaker Dave Collins joined Laurie in studio to talk about their wines, how the company got started and plans for their new tasting room. You can talk to them and taste the wines of Big Cork on May 17 & 18th at the […]

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

May 7, 2014

Mothers Day Gift Ideas for ALL your Moms Mother’s Day is coming up and sometimes it seems difficult to find just the right treat for Mom. This year you can make Mom forget the way you used to whine as a kid with some great WINE inspired gifts. The Wine Coach, Laurie Forster is here with ideas for […]

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Paul Cullen – From Bad Company to Good Company

May 3, 2014

Sips of the Week Paul Cullen of Tune Your Palate joined us to talk about his new book From Bad Company to Good Company” which is part memoir, part recipes and includes bonus music tracks. Use this link: to get his book for $9.99!! Paul brought these 3 wines to sip with Laurie while they […]

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Spring Sensations in Hershey Harrisburg Wine Country

April 25, 2014

Sips of the Week Laurie tasted these Sips of the Week from Vineyard at Hershey with Mike Wilson aka Merlot Mike. Mike also talked about the upcoming Spring Sensations event in Hershey Harrisburg Wine Country talking place 5/3-5/18 at participating wineries. Enjoy fun picnic food samples paired with handcrafted wines, while enjoying decorative spring floral and […]

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Pepper Bridge Winery & Your Wine Questions

April 25, 2014

Sips of the Week Laurie tasted these Sips of the Week from Pepper Bridge Winery and Amavi Cellars before talking to winemaker Jean Francois Pellet. Pepper Bridge Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2010, Walla Walla, WA $60 Winemaker’s Notes: Distinctive and refined, this Cabernet Sauvignon offers aromas of black cherries, blackberries, rose-bush brambles, and crushed gravel with […]

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Spring Wines on Fox 31 KDVR

April 21, 2014
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St. Michaels Winefest & Be Your Best Now

April 14, 2014

Sips of the Week Laurie tasted the Sips of the Week with George Wilson & Barbara Svensen Co-Owners of The Old Brick Inn and organizers of the 2014 Winefest at St Michaels on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Winefest at St Michaels takes place April 26 & 27th in downtown St. Michaels where Laurie will do her Comedic […]

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Fou-Dre Vodka & Stella Maris Wine Tasting

April 5, 2014

Sips of the Week Chanel Turner, Founder of Fou-Dre Vodka,  joined us to talk about her sipping vodka with flavor (technically, it’s not a flavored vodka). Laurie found out how she came up with the idea to create a vodka with the essence of pomegranate, ginger, lychee, kiwi and lime. Chanel mixed up a great […]

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Bouchaine Vineyards & Wine Questions

March 29, 2014

Sips of the Week Chief Winemaker at Bouchaine Vineyards, Michael Richmond, joined Laurie to talk about their winemaking philosophy and what’s makes his job so challenging. The Wines of Bouchaine will be featured at an upcoming wine dinner at The Robert Morris Inn on 4/5 at 7PM. For more information including the menu for the amazing […]

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Affordable Spanish Wines with C4

March 27, 2014

Sips of the Week Laurie and C4 tasted 2 great affordable Spanish Reds wines perfect to spice up your wine rack! Clarence M. Mitchell, IV, known to WBAL listeners as “C4,”                brings a lifetime of political experiences and relationships to WBAL Radio and now to The Sipping Point radio! Lagar de Robla 2008, Castilla y […]

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French Wines for Spring & Patisserie Poupon

March 15, 2014

Sips of the Week Laurie and Chris tasted 2 great affordable French wines perfect for Spring sipping. Listen here Eve Viognier/Muscat White Blend 2012, Languedoc, France $11.99 Winemaker’s Notes: A vibrant bouquet of Viognier dominates the wine – peach, apricot, rose petal all follow through on the palate. Pure, refreshing and clean, and with plenty of […]

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