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Episode #273 -- Hey Lucy, You Got Some Stainin’ To Do!

Episode #273 -- Hey Lucy, You Got Some Stainin’ To Do!

It is by far and away the most memorable and imitated comedic wine-themed moment in television and motion picture history. And what made it even more special was the fact that not a single word needed to be uttered to make the scene magical. Last week in Jamestown NY--in celebration of Lucille Ball’s iconic grape-stomping scene--a new Guinness World Record for the most people to foot-stomp grapes was set by 1232 purple-footed partiers. The revelers, mostly dressed like Lucy, stomped 60 tons of Concord grapes in a vat that was a city block long! Join David as he relives the magic with Journey Gunderson, Executive Director of the Lucy Desi Center for Comedy and the National Comedy Center, based in Jamestown, the hometown of Lucille Ball.While we’re talking New York wines, David introduces you to Jennifer and Fred Johnson, owners of the Johnson Estate Winery, the oldest farm winery in New York State. They’re located in Chautauqua County’s Lake Erie wine country, the largest grape growing