Posts filed under: Episodes

Episode 81: Craft Spirits with Mimi Buttenheim of Mad River Distillers

The biddies are joined by Mimi Buttenheim, president of Mad River Distillers. Mad River Distillers is an award-winning craft distillery located in Vermont’s Mad River Valley with a tasting room...

Episode 80: Wine Terroirists (Minisode)

You know the biddies love a bad pun – but they didn’t make this one up! In this mini episode, Kara and Calla learn about the CRAV wine terroirists fighting...

Episode 79: Women (and Witches) and Beer

Calla finally convinces Kara to do a beer episode – since women historically made beer for their families and villages. The biddies discuss the history of beer making from ancient...

Episode 78: The Women Of Whiskey (Minisode)

In this mini, the biddies dive into a spirit that’s not always associated with women and talk about some of the women who have been involved in its production and...

Episode 77: Queen of the Bootleggers + Prohibition (Women’s History Month Version)

The biddies revisit the story of Prohibition with a Women’s History Month lens, and women are ALL over prohibition. They were some of the most successful bootleggers, including one worth...

Episode 76: The Widow Clicquot + Her Champagne Empire

The biddies take a second look at one of the most badass women in winemaking history, the widow Clicquot – and how she created a veritable champagne empire, invented new...

Episode 75: Girly Drinks (Is An Awesome Book)

Happy Women’s History Month! The biddies discuss a favorite book of theirs, Girly Drinks, written by Mallory O’Meara – which dives into the history of women and alcohol and several...

Episode 74: Two Buck Chuck (A History of Trader Joe’s Cheapest Wine)

In this week’s mini, the biddies discuss Trader Joe’s Charles Shaw wine, more affectionately known as “two buck chuck”, and how it came to be. Learn how Charles Shaw started...

Episode 73: History of Black Bartenders + the Mixologist Club

In honor of Black History Month (and also just because it’s a fascinating part of alcohol’s history in the US), the biddies dive into the history of African American ‘barkeeps’...

Episode 72: Biodynamic Wine (Minisode)

The biddies love all things woo so of course they had to devote a mini-episode to biodynamic wine. They explore this viticultural practice that prizes the interconnectedness of all things...