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Episode #284 -- The Best of 2014 Grape Encounters

Episode #284 -- The Best of 2014 Grape Encounters

It’s an all-star cast as David revisits his favorite moments of 2014. This very special retrospective begins with a heartwarming visit with Mike Grgich, the legendary winemaker who stunned the world by capturing top honors at the 1976 Judgment of Paris. Next up is Jean-Charles Boisett, arguably the most colorful winemaker in the world, who shares his inspiration for “The Chocolate Ladies.” Don’t ask, just give a listen. You won’t be disappointed. From sweet treats to sweet music, the 2014 Year That Was, includes a very rare interview with the St. Petersburg Men’s Ensemble. What does this have to do with wine. You’ll find out in 4-part haromony! From St. Petersburg, it’s on to Bordeaux, where you’ll meet a 14th generation winemaker and the head of US marketing for the Bordeaux vintners. Think a good Bordeaux wine is too expensive? You’ll learn that exactly the contrary is true in this interview.Speaking of contrary… in the next conversation, it’s David and renowned wine expert Wi