Jan 12, 2023
Wine Road Podcast Episode 166
Sponsored by Ron Rubin Winery
Episode 165 | Karen MacNeil, author of The Wine Bible 3rd Edition.
Beth and Marcy chat with Karen MacNeil—speaker, wine authority and award-winning author— about the 3rd edition of The Wine Bible, the essential resource for wine lovers.
Fast Five Recipe: Baked Brie and Preserves with Walnuts from Janae Franicevic, Owner and General Manager, Sunce Winery & Vineyard
Book of The Day: The Wine Bible 3rd Edition by Karen MacNeil
Podcast Sponsor: Ron Rubin Winery
1:55 All the things that Karen considers, the criteria and the process that goes into writing The Wine Bible.
5:44 Karen sees Romania and Bulgaria as the next two wine regions to break out, along with Turkey. China too is one to watch.
8:30 How Karen got her start down the wine path.
13:15 If you ever get sworn into a public office use the Wine Bible to take your oath!
14:42 For a personalized and signed copy of The Wine Bible go to karenmacneil.com
16:01 Fast Five Recipe –Baked Brie and Preserves with Walnuts from Janae Franicevic, Owner and General Manager, Sunce Winery & Vineyard
Ingredients: Triangle of Brie, fig or fruit preserves, chopped walnuts, pie dough
Directions: Smother Brie with fig spread and top with walnuts then encase in pie dough. Bake in oven at 325 for 10-15 minutes till golden on the outside. Pair with Malvazia Nera from Sunce Winery of course!
17:48 Tickets for Barrel Tasting March 3rd, 4th, & 5th will go on sale soon.
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