wine http://kalw.org en Uncorking the Mystery of a Bottle of Wine http://kalw.org/post/uncorking-mystery-bottle-wine <p><span style="line-height: 1.15;">As far back as he can remember Reese </span>Erlich's<span style="line-height: 1.15;"> parents kept a giant magnum of wine in the bathtub that served as the family's makeshift wine cellar. The bottle was never opened, and its origins remained a mystery. That is, until now.</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="line-height: 1.15;">Erlich travels into the heart of wine country to discover where the bottle of wine came from, and after all these years, answer the question-- is it any good?</span></p> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 00:25:37 +0000 Reese Erlich 45316 at http://kalw.org Uncorking the Mystery of a Bottle of Wine The True Cost of a Bottle of Cheap Wine http://kalw.org/post/true-cost-bottle-cheap-wine <p class="p1">In 2013 <a href="http://www.businessinsider.com/america-outstrips-france-in-wine-consumption-2014-5">for the first time, Americans surpassed the French as the number one consumers of wine in the world</a>. Wine is certainly more accessible, and cheaper, than ever.</p> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 00:24:19 +0000 Artjoms Konohovs 45313 at http://kalw.org The True Cost of a Bottle of Cheap Wine Audiograph's Sound of the Week: Sonoma County Pruning Competition http://kalw.org/post/audiographs-sound-week-sonoma-county-pruning-competition-0 <p></p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 01:20:42 +0000 Julie Caine 40597 at http://kalw.org Audiograph's Sound of the Week: Sonoma County Pruning Competition Audiograph: Behind the scenes of the Napa grape harvest http://kalw.org/post/audiograph-behind-scenes-2012-napa-grape-harvest <p></p><p class="p1">At its heart, California’s food economy is all about agriculture. Our state produces almost half of the fruits and vegetables consumed in the United States. In the Bay Area, one of our biggest crops is grapes. And right now, it’s harvest time-- it started on August 1st and could run through late fall.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 00:15:30 +0000 Julie Caine 23964 at http://kalw.org Audiograph: Behind the scenes of the Napa grape harvest East Bay Express: Wine country, in the City http://kalw.org/post/east-bay-express-wine-country-city <p>The East Bay has been experiencing something of a wine boom over the past decade or so and the <em><a href="http://www.eastbayexpress.com/">East Bay Express</a></em> devotes this week’s edition to exploring it in the Taste Edition. There are now at least 25 wineries in East Bay cities. Ellen Cushing <a href="http://www.eastbayexpress.com/ebx/wine-country-in-the-city/Content?oid=3346864">wrote</a> about them and their history. She spoke with KALW’s Holly Kernan about wine culture in the East Bay.</p><p><em>Listen to the interview above.</em></p> Thu, 27 Sep 2012 23:40:55 +0000 Holly Kernan 17235 at http://kalw.org East Bay Express: Wine country, in the City