Tales of the Cocktail 2014

August 4, 2014

Featured Interview Laurie was visited by John Reusing, owner of Bad Decisions, to hear all about the recent Tales of the Cocktail conference in New Orleans. John shared some of his favorite finds, cocktails and stories from the week as they sipped and Ideal Cocktail and a traditional daiquiri made with El Dorado 12yr old […]

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Deadly Dining Disasters

July 31, 2014

Laurie appeared on Fox 45 WBFF to talk about the Don’ts of food and wine pairings so you can avoid them!

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Soulshine Tour & Grilling Tips

July 29, 2014

Featured Interview Laurie caught up with two of the founders of Ca’ Momi Winery in Napa Valley, Dario De Conti and Valentina, atthe Soulshine concert in NYC. The Soulshine Tour is bringing together Yoga, the music of Michael Franti and Spearhead and the delicious wines of Ca’ Momi.  Ca’ Momi Do It For The Love […]

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Summer Wines with Wine World

July 14, 2014

Featured Interview Summer is a great time to find new wines! Michael Cullison and Rachel Heron from Wine World join me to taste a few great new wines for you to try. Then we’ll also talk about an opportunity you have to come join us on August 8th at the Vandiver Inn all about great […]

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Vodka: How a Colorless, Odorless, Flavorless Spirit Conquered America

July 5, 2014

Featured Interview If you are a vodka lover than today’s show is for you! As America’s most popular spirit it seems there is a new vodka hitting the market every day. How did this odorless colorless spirit conquer the drinking public in the US? Victorino Matus author of Vodka: How a Colorless, Odorless, Flavorless Spirit Conquered […]

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Grilling Wines for the 4th of July and Beyond!

July 3, 2014

Fire up your grill and invite some friends because it is officially backyard cookout season. While the food selections for a summer cookout are easy to develop, choosing the wines to go with them can seem a bit more difficult. With all the different meats, salads and sides, picking just one or two wines can […]

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Cellars 33 Winery – Wine in the heart of San Francisco

June 29, 2014

Featured Interview Find out how one couple fell in love right here in Baltimore with each other and with wine. John Fones of Cellars 33 met the woman of his dreams (Katie) in Baltimore and to impress her switched from beer to wine. Together they began a love affair with wine that brought them to […]

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Lyon Distilling in St. Michaels, MD

June 21, 2014

Featured Interview Laurie takes a tasty field trip to Lyon Distilling in St. Michaels, MD where she talks with Ben Lyon about starting a distillery, the moonshine craze and how you can taste his handcrafted rum! Ben Lyon and Jamie Windon created Lyon Distilling to  produce hand-crafted spirits by transforming raw ingredients (molasses, sugar, local […]

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Union Craft Brewing

June 14, 2014

Featured Interview Adam Benesch, co-founder Union Craft Brewery joined Laurie to talk summer brews and how the brewery got started. Situated along the Jones Falls river, in the historic Woodberry neighborhood of Baltimore, the Union Craft Brewery makes great beer and great company. With reverence for tradition and place, we brew beers that unite old […]

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Winemaker is YOU

June 7, 2014

Featured Interview Want to be a winemaker? Well Dave Zuchero from Tin Lizzie Wineworks joins Laurie to talk about how he helps people just like you make their own wine in Clarksville, MD. We’ll taste some of the great wines made at Tin Lizzie and find out how you can get started! Dave Zuchero is […]

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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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