Archive for February, 2006

A Walk Through New Zealand – Part 1

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Martinborough is One of the Fastest Growing Wine Regions on the North Island.

New Zealand has long been known for its stunning unspoiled landscape, but today it is also becoming equaly well known for fine wine. The combinations of climate, geography and human skill have come together to create one of the worlds top wine producing nations.

Although best known for Sauvignon Blanc, today New Zealand also produces high quality Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Riesling, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah.

Russell Briggs of Russell Briggs Selections takes us through a tour of the many wine growing regions of New Zealand. To find out more about todays guest: Click Here

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GrapeRadio Promotional Giveaways

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We have two terrific giveaways going on right now.

Shafer Vineyards
The first giveaway is being offered by Shafer Vineyards. They are giving away their book “The Line on Wine”. It’s a book chock full of fun wine facts. Each book is signed by John Shafer! They are giving away one book each week for the next 7 weeks.

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Vinfolio
Our second promotion is from Vinfolio. They are giving away a one year subscription to their cellar management software AND a one year subscription to Antonio Galloni’s Piedmont Report. This terrific giving away will be offered to one person per week for next 4 weeks.

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The Wines of Pessac Léognan, Bordeaux

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Red wines from Pessac Léognan have a powerful bouquet and are regarded as being among the best in Bordeaux. The AOC of Pessac Léognan was detached from the Graves appellation in 1987.

Come join us in a discussion about the region, its unique terrior and the beautiful wines they create. Our guest represent two of the regions most respected wineries: Veronique Sanders of Château Haut-Bailly and Antony Perrin of Château Carbonnieux.

Find out more about todays guests and their wines:

http://www.chateau-haut-bailly.com/
http://www.carbonnieux.com/

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The Strange World of Wine Rituals

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Wine aficionados practice many strange wine rituals. Come join the GrapeRadio discussion and find out what its all about.

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The Piedmont Report with Antonio Galloni-Part 2

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Antonio Galloni, Editor and Publisher of the Piedmont Report

This is the second of a two part interview with Antonio Galloni, the Editor and Publisher of the Piedmont Report. Piedmont is a wine growing region in Northern Italy which is located close to the upcoming 2006 Winter Olympics in Torino.

Today we cover the top producers, best buys, great food and wine pairing combinations, and the different styles of wines from the region.

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