Rick Lyke is a beer writer and prostate cancer survivor who has been raising awareness of the importance of regular health screenings and early detection through Pints for Prostates. A charity he founded in 2008 that uses the universal language of beer to reach men and open a dialogue about this important health topic. You may have heard about Pints for Prostates because they organized and host the Denver Rare Beer Tasting, which will celebrate its 10th edition next fall during GABF) or the Crowns for a Cure program that circulated more than 2 million bottle caps on craft beer this year to raise awareness. An important episode that you should listen to.
Looking to buy a gift for the drinker in your life? Or are you looking for some options to add to your gift list? The guys at We Like Drinking have you covered with gifts from $10 - $100 on this week's show.
Greg Morthole is a graduate of the University of Wyoming who got his start in the Vinquiry wine lab after following his heart to Sonoma County, but not for the love of wine. He has since worked as an Oenologist at Chalk Hill winery, a lab manager for Rodney Strong winemakers where he still is today working as a winemaker responsible for making the single vineyard reserve wines and Davis Bynum wines.
For our 150th episode we broke out some special bottles from our cellars to taste during our monthly drinking episode.
A detailed wrap up of the Jeff's experience at the Wine Bloggers Conference and all the craziness that went down.
The Jeff's enter into their own "Beer Mile" contest, but who will win. Also, Anthony Bordain on Yelp, and Wine Bloggers Conference antici.....pation.
Jay Shambo is the head brewer of Soul Squared Brewing out of Ft. Collins, CO. A Community Supported brewery that specializes in using local ingredients and delivering monthly bombers to their members.
With Halloween around the corner we are each pairing 3 craft beers with different types of candy. It went about as bad as you'd expect.
Jesse and Michele Padberg are co-owners of the Vivac Winery, located in Dixon, New Mexico, about 20 minutes south of Taos. A winery above most others as it resides at 6,000 ft making it one of the highest altitude wineries in the world. Founded by brothers Jesse and Chris, along with their wives Michele and Liliana, this team is producing award winning, old world styled wines using 100% New Mexico grapes made completely by hand. Join us as we taste through a selection of their remarkable red wines.
In this episode we’ll be reading listener mail, and talking a lot about mother nature. So crack open your beer, uncork that wine, and let’s get drinking.
In this episode we’ll be discussing bachelorette parties, cork v screwcap, again, and yeah, we’re going to be talking about the podcast awards.
One minute in and we’ll be discussing John the prognosticator, home made prosecco, and International Podcast Day. So crack open your beer, uncork that wine, and let’s get drinking.
We're discussing bad wine writing, the Faceplant triple IPA, and festivalpalooza.
The panel drinks, tastes, and discusses white Bordeaux wines. John is loaded up with hops, Other Jeff apologizes, and plenty of shout-outs.
In this episode we’ll be discussing our new shoes and go-to wine, and an epic FFL draft recap. Plus Grape, Hop, or Pop Culture reference, John's got a story, What's up with us, and Wait, Who Subscribed? Join us and never drink alone.
In this episode we’ll be discussing Christmas wines, day drinking, and the WLD Fantasy Football League.
Stacy Briscoe is a freelance writer for the SF Chronicle, Napa-Sonoma Magazine, and Edible. Her work can also be found daily on her wine blog http://briscoebites.com
In this episode we’ll be discussing 40th anniversary wines, the podcast awards, and we’re gonna find out if John can find a Kölsch in Costa Rica.
In this episode we’ll be discussing border jumping drinkers, shortest. DUI. ever, and the King of All Wine Media takes on “The Pinot Noir of the East”.
In this episode we’ll be discussing strange business ideas that make you stink, the Eagles, and get your pillow, we have a new segment.
Annie Wolf-Pautsch needs little introduction to the We Like Drinking community. She is the founder and driving force behind “Brew Cruz”. A company that offers a guided tour of the growing craft brewery scene in the Santa Cruz area via a refurbished and decked out 1989 Thomas International bus. Since the last time she was on, some of the changes she’s talked about in the past have come to fruition, so we’re looking forward to talking about those.
Gruner Veltliner is in our glasses this week as we discuss some of its history and what you can expect out of the grape. It's time to get drinking
Kimberly Zambrello and Dave Razzari are the duo behind the Twitter hashtag #PinkSociety. A fast growing community of wine lovers that enjoy the pink life with wine. In the #PinkSociety you'll find an active, engaging, and supportive group of people that will make you thirsty while also making you laugh.
In this episode we’ll be discussing getting in line for $3 cans of wine, getting buzzed about a new yeast strain, and one of the Jeff's may be insane by the end of the show.