wine

5:25pm

Mon June 16, 2014
Arts & Culture

Uncorking the Mystery of a Bottle of Wine

under CC license from Flickr user Daniel Garcia Peris

As far back as he can remember Reese Erlich's 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.

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?

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5:24pm

Mon June 16, 2014

5:20pm

Thu March 6, 2014
Economy/Labor/Biz

Audiograph's Sound of the Week: Sonoma County Pruning Competition

Julie Caine

All week long we've been playing this sound, and asking you to guess what exactly it is and where exactly in the Bay Area we recorded it.

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5:15pm

Tue September 10, 2013
Arts & Culture

Audiograph: Behind the scenes of the Napa grape harvest

Field workers harvesting cabernet grapes in Napa Valley.
Julie Caine

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. 

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4:40pm

Thu September 27, 2012
Arts & Culture

East Bay Express: Wine country, in the City

The East Bay has been experiencing something of a wine boom over the past decade or so and the East Bay Express 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 wrote about them and their history. She spoke with KALW’s Holly Kernan about wine culture in the East Bay.

Listen to the interview above.

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