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Isis Daniel and Amanda McCrossin

10.21.22 / WINE TALK ON TIKTOK

Dancing, pranks, cooking hacks, and… wine? The oenosphere is discovering the power of TikTok, or, for our purposes, “WineTok.” In Ep. 111, we pick up our phones and get scrolling to discover what TikTok has to offer the wine world, and vice versa.

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Annette Alvarez-Peters & Erica Duecy

7.22.22 / POWER, POWER, POWER!

We’re joined by two of the most powerful people in wine for Ep. 110, in which we visualize the wine power elite as a pyramid. Also: why you should NEVER throw out those bell bottom jeans, and a hot tip on a zombie wine.

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Melissa Saunders, MW & Diana Snowden Seysses

7.15.22 / SMASH THE GLASS

In Ep. 109 we dig into packaging, supply chains, and the daunting task of reinventing both. Is the solution glass bottle re-use? A few universal bottle shapes and sizes? Or a different vessel altogether?

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Marissa Ross & Philippe André

7.8.22 / HOT TAKES, COLD WINE

Ep. 108 was just a loose session of unhinged, uncensored wine talk. We had a blast kvetching with Philippe André (aka the Jason Momoa of Champagne) and Marissa Ross (aka the David Sedaris of natural wine) for this episode.

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André Mack & Jean-Charles Boisset

7.1.22 / TABOOS & TITILLATION

Selling sex… or sensory seduction? In Ep 107. we talk irreverent branding, unconventional influences, and drinking in the bathtub with wine-world bad boys André Hueston Mack and Jean-Charles Boisset.

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Mark Lawrence Schrad & Moira Donegan

6.17.22 / SHOULD WE BE PRO-PROHIBITION?

Turns out the Prohibitionists were alllll right. In Ep. 106, find out why you—yes, you!—likely would have supported the Temperance movement back in 1920, and the lessons that yesteryear’s teetotalers can teach us today.

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Carlo Mondavi & Raj Parr

6.3.22 / THE TRACTOR THAT'S BRINGING SEXY BACK

On the newest episode of The Four Top, our guests are Carlo Mondavi—a futurist making a space-age tractor that’s actually affordable—and Rajat Parr, a luddite who has gone back to the land and is practicing regenerative agriculture at Phelan Farm.

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