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Do you love wine? Ever wonder what it would be like to own a winery? As owners of a boutique winery in Paso Robles, we will discuss all things wine. Get a behind the scenes look at what it takes to run a winery. Learn about wine from people in the wine industry. Join Lori as she cuts through the confusing jargon and the science behind wine. We’ll never tell you what to drink but we will always share what’s in our glass. Sláinte!

Exploring the Wine Glass Lori Budd

    • Arts
    • 4.9 • 33 Ratings

Do you love wine? Ever wonder what it would be like to own a winery? As owners of a boutique winery in Paso Robles, we will discuss all things wine. Get a behind the scenes look at what it takes to run a winery. Learn about wine from people in the wine industry. Join Lori as she cuts through the confusing jargon and the science behind wine. We’ll never tell you what to drink but we will always share what’s in our glass. Sláinte!

    Brian Babcock of Suisun Creek Winery

    Brian Babcock of Suisun Creek Winery

    It’s Monday, Let’s raise a glass to the beginning of another week. It’s time to unscrew, uncork or saber a bottle and let’s begin Exploring the Wine Glass! Today, I am sitting down with Brian Babcock of Suisun Creek Winery in you guessed it, Suisun Valley. They currently grow and maintain 7 different varietals of grapes, including: Petite Sirah, Zinfandel, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Verdelho, Charbono, and Cabernet Sauvignon. The property was originally purchased by Brian’s father Howard, who planted it with cherry, prune and pear trees over 40 years ago. 

    If you enjoy Exploring the Wine Glass, I’d appreciate you giving me some love by taking two minutes out of your day to write up a review on whatever app you listen on. It is the best way to support the show.

    Music: WINE by Kēvens Official Video

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    Find out more about us and our award winning Paso Robles wines on our website. 

    Looking for some interesting recipes and wine pairings? Then head over to our wine pairing website. 

    Thanks for listening and remember to always PURSUE YOUR PASSION!

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    • 1 hr 6 min
    Diving Deep Into Galicia

    Diving Deep Into Galicia

    It’s Monday, Let’s raise a glass to the beginning of another week. It’s time to unscrew, uncork or saber a bottle and let’s begin Exploring the Wine Glass! Today, I am doing something very different than normal. The podcast will be all me! I am in the process of studying for my Spanish Wine Scholar Certification and I thought it would be beneficial to do a podcast on Galicia. This would require me to dive deep into the autonomous region and hopefully get the details drilled into my brain. 

    If you also read my blog or follow me on social media, you know how much I adore Albarino and Rias Baixas. It is truly a dream to be able to visit the region one day and sip Albarino along the Mino and Sil rivers. For this episode, I give a brief introduction into the other DOs located in Galicia, but dive a bit deeper into Rias Baixas. 

    If you enjoy Exploring the Wine Glass, I’d appreciate you giving me some love by taking two minutes out of your day to write up a review on whatever app you listen on. It is the best way to support the show.

    Music: WINE by Kēvens Official Video

     

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    Find out more about us and our award winning Paso Robles wines on our website. 

    Looking for some interesting recipes and wine pairings? Then head over to our wine pairing website. 

    Thanks for listening and remember to always PURSUE YOUR PASSION!

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    • 24 min
    Delaware Grape on Winephabet Street

    Delaware Grape on Winephabet Street

    It’s Monday, Let’s raise a glass to the beginning of another week. It’s time to unscrew, uncork or saber a bottle and let’s begin Exploring the Wine Glass! Today, we return to Winephabet Street where the letter of the day is D and we are learning about the grape variety, Delaware. 

    Have you ever heard of Delaware? I had not, and that is one of the reasons why I love working on this series. We had special guest Abby Stamp, assistant winemaker for Lakewood Vineyards in the Finger Lakes. We discuss her namesake wine Abby Rose, which of course, has Delaware in its blend. 

    If you enjoy Exploring the Wine Glass, I’d appreciate you giving me some love by taking two minutes out of your day to write up a review on whatever app you listen on. It is the best way to support the show.

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    Want to watch some pretty cool livestream events and wine related videos. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel. 

    Find out more about us and our award winning Paso Robles wines on our website. 

    Looking for some interesting recipes and wine pairings? Then head over to our wine pairing website. 

    Thanks for listening and remember to always PURSUE YOUR PASSION!

    Sláinte! 
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    • 48 min
    Life Between the Vines with Ray Fister

    Life Between the Vines with Ray Fister

    It’s Monday, Let’s raise a glass to the beginning of another week. It’s time to unscrew, uncork or saber a bottle and let’s begin Exploring the Wine Glass! Today, I sit down with Ray Fister, the mastermind behind Life Between the Vines Podcast.  

    Earlier in June, I had the privilege of attending a press trip to Abruzzo, Italy. During the trips, it seems that you always make a stronger connection with one or two people and Ray and I met early on and honestly had a blast everytime we got together. Then we were lucky enough to be on the same flight home, which helped to make the 11 hour flight fly right by! 

    If you enjoy Exploring the Wine Glass, I’d appreciate you giving me some love by taking two minutes out of your day to write up a review on whatever app you listen on. It is the best way to support the show.

    Music: WINE by Kēvens Official Video

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    Want to watch some pretty cool livestream events and wine related videos. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel. 

    Find out more about us and our award winning Paso Robles wines on our website. 

    Looking for some interesting recipes and wine pairings? Then head over to our wine pairing website. 

    Thanks for listening and remember to always PURSUE YOUR PASSION!

    Sláinte! 
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    • 58 min
    Cabernet Franc, California’s Paso Robles & High Acidity Wines

    Cabernet Franc, California’s Paso Robles & High Acidity Wines

    It’s Monday, Let’s raise a glass to the beginning of another week. It’s time to unscrew, uncork or saber a bottle and let’s begin Exploring the Wine Glass! Today, I am honored to share an episode where the table has been turned on me.  

    Last week I shared part one of the interview by Natalie MacLean. I am so honored to have been told that she thought the conversation was so intriguing that she wanted to split it into two episodes. If you haven’t listened to part one, no worries, it is not imperative that you listen to that episode first. You can listen after you’re done with this one. And if you haven’t listened to the episode where I interviewed her, you can listen to episodes 253 and 254. Thank you for all of your support of the podcast and I wish you all a wonderful wine filled week. 

    If you enjoy Exploring the Wine Glass, I’d appreciate you giving me some love by taking two minutes out of your day to write up a review on whatever app you listen on. It is the best way to support the show.

    Music: WINE by Kēvens Official Video

     

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    Thoughts or comments? Contact Lori at exploringthewineglass@gmail.com.

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    Find us on Twitter, Instagram , Pinterest, and Snapchat (@dracaenawines)

    Want to watch some pretty cool livestream events and wine related videos. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel. 

    Find out more about us and our award winning Paso Robles wines on our website. 

    Looking for some interesting recipes and wine pairings? Then head over to our wine pairing website. 

    Thanks for listening and remember to always PURSUE YOUR PASSION!

    Sláinte! 
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    • 47 min
    Bordeaux Wines, Politics and Wine, Monastrell & Spanish Food Pairings

    Bordeaux Wines, Politics and Wine, Monastrell & Spanish Food Pairings

    It’s Monday, Let’s raise a glass to the beginning of another week. It’s time to unscrew, uncork or saber a bottle and let’s begin Exploring the Wine Glass! Today, I am honored to share an episode where the table has been turned on me.  

    I had the honor of being interviewed by Natalie MacLean. If you are unfamiliar with her, here is her self claimed biography: To fund her late-night vinous habits, Natalie MacLean holds down day jobs as a wine writer, speaker and judge. An accredited sommelier, she is a member of the National Capital Sommelier Guild, the Wine Writers Circle and several French wine societies with complicated and impressive names. Funny, brainy and unapologetically tipsy, her goal in life is to intimidate those crusty wine stewards at fine restaurants with her staggering knowledge.

    If you are a regular listener to this podcast, you know I got the opportunity to interview her also! If you missed it, please go back to episodes 253 and 254. I am not use to being on that side of the microphone, so I hope you enjoy! 

    While you are listening, please take a moment to rate and review Exploring the Wine Glass. Ratings are now available, on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Audible! Taking one minute of your time is the only way the algorithms will suggest Exploring the Wine Glass to others.  Slainte!

    Music: WINE by Kēvens Official Video 

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    Thoughts or comments? Contact Lori at exploringthewineglass@gmail.com.

    Please like our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/exploringthewineglass

    Find us on Twitter, Instagram , Pinterest, and Snapchat (@dracaenawines)

    Want to watch some pretty cool livestream events and wine related videos. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel. 

    Find out more about us and our award winning Paso Robles wines on our website. 

    Looking for some interesting recipes and wine pairings? Then head over to our wine pairing website. 

    Thanks for listening and remember to always PURSUE YOUR PASSION!

    Sláinte! 
    Please support our sponsor

    Dracaena Wines - Our Wines + Your Moments + Great Memories Use code 'Explore' at checkout to receive 10% off your first order

    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
33 Ratings

33 Ratings

CSR of SCV ,

A wonderful wine podcast

Lori does such a great job presenting various wine topics in a way that is entertaining, interesting, and accessible. She is smart, but also very much at ease and relatable.

Taylor Camp ,

Best wine podcast!

Lori is the best host and so knowledgeable! Love listening to this podcast to learn more about wines and their regions!

Palm Tree Pictures ,

Great and fun podcast to learn and share about wine!

I recently had the pleasure to not only hear Lori’s podcast but also partake in one of them! Lori is a fantastic host who’s passionate about wine and anything associated with them.

She brings great guests that share in the same love for wines, specific varietals and often with funny, inspiring and introspective anecdotes.

I highly recommend this podcast for anyone wanting to learn more about wine.

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