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Boozy Biddies Talk Wine & Spirits

Nov 30, 2023

South African wine is regularly exported all around the world, but what about wine from the rest of the continent? The biddies look into wine from different countries throughout Africa, including from Zimbabwe, where the subject of the documentary Blind Ambition are from.

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Nov 23, 2023

The biddies talk about the documentary Blind Ambition, about 4 Zimbabwean refugees who flee to South Africa, become sommeliers and participate in the World Blind Tasting Competition. They also detour through the science of blind tasting and ways you can test your own blind tasting skills at home, or at the bar with...

Nov 16, 2023

The biddies talk about Francis Ford Coppola, American film writer, director and producer – perhaps best known for his work on The Godfather, and also someone who became a force in the American wine industry. He and his daughter Sofia Coppola run a veritable wine empire, own a legendary wine estate, Inglenook, and are...

Nov 9, 2023

We all know it (and maybe love it) – Yellow Tail wine. The biddies talk about how Yellow Tail, out of Australia, was basically invented for the American market. It’s a really interesting story and a tour de force of product development and marketing strategy that changed the wine label game worldwide and the...

Nov 2, 2023

Goon of Fortune…. That’s all you need to know. The biddies revisit Australian wine, its history and regions, and the best worst drinking game you’ve never heard of, Goon of Fortune. Grab a glass and join us!

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