Posts filed under: Episodes

Episode 85: China + Bordeaux

The biddies take a look at the Chinese love of red wine from Bordeaux, how and when they started buying top bottles from this French region, and also learn about...

Episode 84: New Roses to Try for Pink Wine Season (Mini)

Everyone (yes, everyone) loves a nice patio-pounder pink wine and yay, we’re finally heading into rose season. In case you want to break away from the super popular dry style...

Episode 83: Mint Juleps Weren’t Always Made with Bourbon

It’s almost May and that means that Derby Day is right around the corner, so the biddies explore a classic cocktail and Kentucky Derby favorite: the mint julep. It turns...

Episode 82: Copyrighted Cocktails (Minisode)

Did you know that the cocktail you’re drinking might be a copyrighted recipe? Tune in to learn the difference between a Dark + Stormy and a Twilight + Tempestuous, and...

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...