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Boozy Biddies Talk Wine & Spirits

Feb 23, 2022

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 a winery, lost a winery and ended up with a wine with his name on it but no control over the product.

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Feb 16, 2022

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’ (bartenders) and mixologists. Tune in to learn about some of the unfortunately lesser-known individuals who have left a lasting mark on...

Feb 9, 2022

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 on the vineyard (or farm in broader agriculture) and includes the moon. Certain times of the moon’s cycle are considered better for...

Feb 2, 2022

The eternal question strikes again… is wine (or other kinds of alcohol) actually healthy for you? The biddies cover the medicinal use of alcohol throughout the centuries, dive into some scientifically-backed benefits and include a special PSA. Also, please note we are not medical professionals. We are barely...