Wednesday, December 13, 2pm EST on The Connected Table LIVE on W4CY She’s France’s only female Master of Wine and only one of 354 MW’s worldwide. She’s been named “Wine Women of the Year” in Paris and is recipient of the Madame Bollinger Award for Excellence in Tasting. Her website refers to her as “That Crazy French Woman,” which is […]Read more
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Wanderlust Wednesday- Exploring Rioja and Turkey with The Connected Table LIVE!- Nov 8
We’re exploring two regions of the world November 8, 2pmEST on The Connected Table LIVE! From Rioja with Love- Ana Fabiano We always like to play the “did you know” game, when we write about people. As in, did you know so- and- so used to be an landscaper before becoming a winery owner? Or did […]Read more
Talking Dirt with Pascaline Lepeltier, M.S.- The Connected Table LIVE! October 4
Wine folks love to talk about dirt, especially Master Sommelier Pascaline Lepeltier who is passionate on the subject of soil. Pascaline hails from the Loire Valley, and the limestone soil run deep in her soul. She’s passionate about this region and especially Chenin. In fact, her Twitter@plpeltier hashtag is #chenincheninchenin. For nearly a decade Pascaline ran the wine […]Read more
The Flying Winemaker- Michel Rolland- The Connected Table LIVE Sept 13
He’s been called “The Flying Winemaker” whose international influence in the world of wine is unparalleled. Bordeaux-based Oenologist Michel Rolland consults for more than 100 estates in 14 countries. Another 400 estates utilize the services of his laboratories located in France and Mendoza for analysis and advice. And at an age when many contemplate slowing down to stop and […]Read more
This Herbalist Never Wastes Thyme- The Connected Table Live! Aug 23
Herbalist Brittany Nickerson teaches people about the health attributes of herbs and how to use them in cooking in her workshops at Thyme Herbal. She also offers a three-year Herbal Apprentice Program, teaches at the University of Massachusetts and is author of The Everyday Living Series for your home. We’re all about trying to simplify and create a healthier […]Read more
What’s It Like To Oversee the Carnegie Hall of the Culinary World? August 9- The Connected Table LIVE!
If you’ve never dined at The James Beard House in New York City’s Greenwich Village, you are in for a one-of-a-kind experience. Formerly the home of the beloved cookbook author, educator and culinary raconteur, James Beard, aka “the Dean of American Cooking,” The James Beard House has been called “the Carnegie Hall of the Culinary […]Read more
Two Grapes Get a Makeover – June 7- The Connected Table LIVE
Recently we attended two tastings that sparked our interest. Neither of the varietals spotlighted were front and center in our minds, and we welcomed the chance to educate our palates and try the wines. Alicia Lini‘s family has been making Lambrusco wines in Emilia-Romagna since 1910. A fourth generation […]Read more
Meet the Golden Girl of Persian Cooking-May 11- The Connected Table LIVE!
There’s just something about the name “Persia” that seduces us. We are drawn to the flavors and aromas. Mint, cumin, cinnamon, oranges, pomegranates, dates and honey are ingredients we like add to many of our everyday dishes. Aside from Melanie’s coming of age tour to Israel as a teenager, we’ve only traveled to the Middle […]Read more
Meet the Baron of Barossa Valley May 11-The Connected Table LIVE!
It seemed like the perfect plan: Help out Barossa Valley grape growers unable to sell their fruit in a changing market by making wine from their grapes, sell it off in bulk to those who need wine to sell and go play golf for the rest of the year. Well, something like that, anyways… A […]Read more