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WineFairy chats with artisan foodie, Georgia Pellegrini; with Phil Wente of Wente Family Vineyards; and with Becky Sue Epstein from Planète Bordeaux

First segment of this weeks Show: Food Heroes: 16 Culinary Artisans Preserving Tradition - Georgia Pellegrini

Georgia Pellegrini introduces us to timely stories of artisan food devotees around the U.S. and beyond. Filled with colorful anecdotes, photographs and more than 32 treasured recipes, "Food Heroes: Sixteen Culinary Artisans Preserving Tradition" offers a human glimpse into the artisanal food movement. Pellegrini transports us vicariously with descriptive mouth-watering experiences for armchair travelers and food lovers who might wonder what if it would be like to drop everything and pursue their passion.


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Second segment of this weeks Show: Blogger Georgia Pellegrini Roams the World Tasting Good Food Made by Artisan Producers - Georgia Pellegrini

Georgia Pellegrini's passion for artisanal food began when she was a child growing up in the Hudson Valley, where her family raised chickens and honeybees. She attended Wellesley College and Harvard University, and after a brief sting on Wall Street she went on to attend the French Culinary Institute in New York. Pellegrini has worked in two of New York's most esteemed restaurants--Gramercy Tavern and Blue Hill at Stone Barns--as well as one of the premiere restaurants in France, La Chassagnette.


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Third segment of this weeks Show:Wente Vineyards 'Farming for Flavors' Riesling Beauty Contest with Southern BBQ - Phil Wente

Phil Wente, 4th generation Livermore Valley Winegrower, Wente Family Estate joins us to talk about his recent experience at the Pine Ridge Food & Wine Festival pairing four different Wente Rieslings with four different styles of Southern barbeque; the Greg Norman designed 18-hole golf course at Wente Vineyards; and the family's strong commitment to sustainable agriculture Farming for the Future now in the hands of Wente's 5th generation.


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Fourth segment of this weeks Show: Reporting on Bordeaux Supérieur from Planète Bordeaux... People Following Their Passion - Becky Sue Epstein

Welcome to Planète Bordeaux... a unique site in Gironde will take you on a trip through the world of Bordeaux and Bordeaux Supérieur. Becky Sue Epstein reports from Bordeaux on the wines labeled as Bordeaux Supérieur, which has undergone lots of changes in the classification in the past few years. She tastes her way though many wines and personal stories to find out the current status making it simple for us to understand, not to mention have a little fun, while she's there. Epstein gives Bordeaux Supérieur reds, dry rosés, and whites an enthusiastic thumbs up!


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lynn krielow chamberlain is an independent wine and food journalist and host of the "Wine and Dine" radio show heard on VinVillageRadio broadcast on wsRadio, the world-wide leader in internet talk-radio with over 4-million listeners a month!

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