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Boozy Biddies Talk Wine & Spirits

Mar 30, 2022

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 times through the middle ages, a connection between beer and accusations of witchcraft, and much more. Grab a glass of something hopp-y and...

Mar 23, 2022

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 sale through history to the present. We touch on the iconic red wax top of Maker’s Mark (created by a woman), the tastemaker behind a lot of whiskey...

Mar 17, 2022

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 hundreds of millions of dollars by the end of her career. As many know, women’s temperance groups helped start Prohibition, but...

Mar 9, 2022

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 technologies to get her champagne to market faster, and was just a generally awesome lady.

Mar 2, 2022

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 famous (or should be famous) women figures who have paved the way for us to be the boozy biddies we are today.

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