Charles Mitchell Vineyards and pizza

In the picturesque Sierra Foothills in Northern California, irascible adventurer Charles Mitchell not only offers award-winning wines at his Charles Mitchell Vineyards, but also pizza, Maine lobster, popcorn, and bocce ball. He has also joined the fight against breast cancer, creating “The Cure Series” wine, with 30% of the proceeds going directly to breast cancer research.



Wine and California

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Are your favorite wines corporate, or community driven? Is wine a beverage to wash down your meals, or is it an integral component to your quality lifestyle? Sommelier Michael Peterson, and owner of Main Street Cellars, discusses the wines of California and Argentina.


Winter drinks and plantations

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Looking for winter drink ideas? Listen in on my conversation with craft bartender Sean Egger of The Mighty Tavern in Fair Oaks, California.

Also, we visit Natchez National Historical Park in Mississippi.


Whiskey and forests

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Whiskey talk this week with Wesley Scoville of The Life of A Whiskey Drinker.

And, we visit Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller in Woodstock, Vermont.


Tequila and Father Damien

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Do you know the real reason the U.S. celebrates Cinco de Mayo? Ernesto Delgado, owner of Tequila Museo Mayahuel, talks tequila and his proud Mexican heritage. And, we visit Kalaupapa National Historic Park in Hawaii.

Beer and flying

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Brewski, suds, liquid bread … you know it, you love it. This week, I sit down with Rick Sellers, beer aficionado and talk all things beer. And, we visit Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historic Park.

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Trails and pints

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For a special St. Patrick’s Day show, I sat down with Mick Dougherty of Mick’s Custom Irish Tours for a virtual Irish pub crawl.

And, we visit Great Sand Dunes National Park.

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