The Sipping Point Radio – 9/29

by Laurie Forster on September 29, 2012

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Sips of the Week

Southern Tier Pumking Ale, Brewed in New York $8.99 22oz

Pumking is an ode to Púca, a creature of Celtic folklore, who is both feared and respected by those who believe in it. Púca is said to waylay travelers throughout the night, tossing them on its back, and providing them the ride of their lives, from which they return forever changed. Brewed in the spirit of All Hallows Eve, a time of the year when spirits can make contact with the physical world and when magic is most potent. Pour Pumking into a goblet and allow it’s alluring spirit to overflow. As spicy aromas present themselves, let it’s deep copper color entrance you as your journey into this mystical brew has just begun. As the first drops touch your tongue a magical spell will bewitch your taste buds making it difficult to escape the Pumking.

Molly Dooker Two Left Feet, McLaren Vale, Australia, $20

The Two Left Feet is looking amazing with real complexity of aromas on the nose. It really displays our fruit flavor spectrum showing beautiful dark berry and plum fruit with lots of spice. The palate is round and filling and has concentrated sweet fruits with layers of chocolate and cream. It is such a wonderful example of how Shiraz, Cabernet and Merlot can be blended together to fully complement each other. Two Left Feet has always been a stand out for me and this vintage is exceptional. www.mollydookerwines.com

 Do the Molly Dooker Shake to Aerate Your Wine!


Featured Interview

Kate Bollinger, Marketing Coordinator for Ravens, joined us to talk about the official women’s fan club, The  Purple Ladies – which is more than 24,000 members strong!   Their 6th annual A Purple Evening is on October 8th  from 4-10pm and is looking to be the biggest yet. They also hosted a Bingo Night this summer, an Away Game Trip to Philadelphia, ACS “Team Purple”  Polar Bear Plunge teams & Happy Hours.   Website: www.BaltimoreRavens.com/Purple

Wine Sandwich

Todd Simon is the Senior Vice President and Fifth Generation Family Owner of Omaha Steaks. Founded in 1917, Omaha Steaks is known nationwide for the finest in premium beef and other gourmet foods, including filet Mignon, top sirloins, chicken, pork chops, burgers and stuffed baked potatoes. Omaha Steaks is the Official Sponsor of Tailgating.  Click here for some great recipes:  www. SteakBytes.com


Special thanks to Sheehy Lexus of Annapolis, Wells Discount Liquors, Crystal Cruise Lines, Santa Rita Winery, The Cavit Collection & J Brown Jewelers.

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