Wine and wine making
Nov 29, 2012 — In his new book, author and oenophile Paul Lukacs traces the 8,000-year history of our original alcoholic beverage — from ancient times, when wine was believed to be of divine origin, to the sauvignon blanc you find in your supermarket today.
Nov 27, 2008 — Should you choose a bottle of Beaujolais or your favorite Pinot Gris tonight? Pairing wine with your mouth-watering holiday meal doesn't have to be a hassle. For advice, Farai Chideya speaks with wine authority Leslie Sbrocco.
Jul 20, 2008 — Natalie MacLean, author of Red, White and Drunk All Over, joins Host Liane Hansen to discuss how global warming, competition in the wine industry, and organic standards are changing the wine we drink. MacLean also reveals her favorite wine, after more than a decade as a sommelier.
Jun 10, 2008 — In 1985, a single bottle of wine purported to be from Thomas Jefferson's own cellar was sold at auction for $156,000. Benjamin Wallace traces the mystery surrounding the bottle in The Billionaire's Vinegar.
Feb 17, 2008 — Liane Hansen speaks with Eric Arnold about his book First Big Crush. The light-hearted book details a year that Arnold spent working a New Zealand winery.
Nov 16, 2006 — What a weekend! You can celebrate Mickey Mouse's birthday, relax with a cool DVD starring some of the greatest talents of the 1950s (hosted by none other than Hef) and gaze at a meteor shower. And then, just in case you were wondering, we have the word on the best wine to sip with your Thanksgiving turkey — or your KFC takeout.
Nov 19, 2004 — NPR's Tony Cox talks with husband-and-wife wine experts Dorothy Gaiter and John Brecher about their latest book Wine for Every Day and Every Occasion: Red, White, and Bubbly to Celebrate the Joy of Living.