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Start Wine-ing! with Renee Ventrice

Start Wine-ing! with Renee Ventrice

By Renee Ventrice
This unfiltered podcast discusses wine and life around each glass! We'll dig around behind the scenes, praise greatness, call out bullshit, and uncork anything else y'all wanna talk about...
Great Guests and Interesting Insights- Take a Sip!
Renee Ventrice is a WSET certified wine expert and owner of Cork and Keg Tours and Go Be Grape Tasting Events
photo credit: Sweet Memories Photography by Samantha
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Rosé All Day then Call Me a Cab! Meet the beauty and brains (#bothareboth) behind Cotes de Femme! We dish with Cotes de Femme founders Kristin and Andy Bernard about wine, work, family, and the truth behind working with your spouse. This dynamic and innovative couple is breathing life into wine in a whole new way! Take a sip with me, cheers y'all!
January 17, 2022
What is Caffee Corretto and why is she pouring wine into her coffee?
Coffee pairs with donuts. Wine pairs with donuts. Therefore, coffee pairs with wine, right...? Let's find out together, and while we're at it, what's all the buzz about sweet wines? Cheers y'all!
January 07, 2022
Summer sipping at Barns at Hamilton Station & Thriving in a COVID world!
Sip along with me at one of Loudoun's fabulous rustic wineries, and let's talk business! How can a small biz stay alive if COVID crushed their main revenue...? I share the three ways we grew in 2020!!
July 10, 2021
Bringing back business in 2021
Entrepreneur and small business tips on growing your business during the pandemic, Go Be Grape social marketing coaching
February 13, 2021
Give thanks for wine at Fabbioli Cellars!
Pairing wine with the holidays is such a lovely experience! This Fabbioli Cellars autumn pairing brings meats, sweets, herbs and spices together is a FABulous way!
November 08, 2020
Spon-taste-nous wine tasting at Veramar!
Take a sip and enjoy a few tastings with me! Pairing wine with life as Go Be Grape! Veramar Vineyards DELICIOUS fall tasting!
October 24, 2020
Pairing Wine with Life at Creek's Edge Winery and 50 West Vineyards
Never waste a chance to taste! Spon-taste-nous flights and self guided tastings in Lovettsville and Middleburg, exploring Loudoun County wine country one sip at a time! Go Be Grape WSET2 wine educator and owner of Cork and Keg Tours, Renee Ventrice, sips you through some delicious red and white Virginia wines.
October 18, 2020
Spon-taste-neous wine tasting at Otium Cellars in Loudoun Virginia
Overlooking vineyards and the beautiful landscape of Loudoun, this unique tasting includes German Varietals that you don't usually find here! Prosit!
August 22, 2020
What's a Test Tube Tasting? It's a tasty tease!
Spontaneous, scientific tasting at Wine Reserve at Waterford, from Chardonnay to Tannat- there's something for everyone in these tubes! 
August 02, 2020
LIVE from Bluemont Vineyard!
A spontaneous recording of an episode by sitting here drinking in the gorgeous views at Bluemont Vineyard! Explore their wine tasting with me and hear my notes on their flight!
July 11, 2020
Actually, there's 67!
Why 2020 is the year to try new wines!
June 22, 2020
Salute to Veterans with Gordon Sumner
This special episode shares the mission and importance of Veterans Moving Forward, a nonprofit that trains and provide service dogs to veterans in need at no cost to the veteran. Learn about their CEO and President, Bronze Start and double Purple Heart recipient, and how these dogs change veterans' lives!
May 25, 2020
Whassup Breaux?
Meet the owner of Breaux Vineyards, Jen Breaux, and learn sooo much about wine operations, grape growing, and all the things it takes to run this incredible operation! Most importantly, find out what's in her glass at sunset! Photo credit: Frazer's Photography
May 18, 2020
A Walk in the Vines with Walsh Family Wine
Get to know wine maker and winery owner Nate Walsh and hear his unique approach to wine making! A look behind the scenes at his process and the Drinkwell Series... Cheers y'all! @Walsh Family Wine
May 11, 2020
Heading Off Headaches- a discussion with PureWine founder, David Meadows
An informative and educational episode about allergies, headaches, and other symptoms caused by histamines, sulfites and other elements in wine. David Meadows clears up myths and misunderstandings surrounding wine headaches, and shares the PureWine story! CORK&KEG20 promo code for 20% off on 
May 01, 2020
Pet Nat? What's that?
A fresh bubbly look at pet nat, sparkling wine for the cool kids!
May 01, 2020
Food Relationship and a Professional Journey with Dr. Frances Richards
A fresh look at a professional journey with a successful coach specializing in food relationship issues.
April 07, 2020
Can Pinot Parents Raise Chardonnay Children?
If kids were wine grapes, how do we cultivate them to avoid rot, and help them to crush it in life?
March 12, 2020
Picking Grapes, how to shop for wine and choose at restaurants
Tips on selecting what you sip when you have NO idea what's going on in that bottle!
February 26, 2020
Socially Acceptable Behaviors, building biz and networks
Using social media for branding, promotion and marketing, and my most interrupted episode EVER. SHEESH.
February 26, 2020
All Up in My Bizniz!
A behind the scenes look at running a successful business with your spouse without killing each other, and the things you see and hear on a winery and brewery tours!
February 13, 2020
Buy Buy baby!
Buying wine at the supermarket and at restaurants... How do I choose wisely?
February 13, 2020
Reds, Whites and You! Expanding your palate with some educated guesses.
Not sure how to move from "starter wines" to the next level? Do all chardonnays taste like butter? You don't have to drink Menage a trois and Cupcake Chardonnay forever, you CAN- but you don't HAVE to! Take a Sip and hear what else is out there!
February 02, 2020
Kiss and Tell- a behind the scenes look at Wineries!
Meet Bridgette, and hear some juicy details about what happens at wineries in Loudoun County, Virginia! Take a Sip!
January 23, 2020
Light, Medium and Full Bodied, Beauty Beyond the Glass!
Rated R, for Ravishing! Drop your inhibitions and take a sip of this tittalating full episode with boudoir photographer Jennifer James of Supernova Boudoir Photography!
January 14, 2020
Liquid Life, drink it all in!
Meet your host as the wine and beer she would be if you poured her into a glass!
January 07, 2020
Business Beginnings and Buying Bubbles
Behind the scenes of starting a business, and getting to the bottom of a bottle of bubbly. From Entrepreneurship to Extra Brut Champagne... Take a sip!
December 30, 2019
Sweet Wine or Junk Food- What's Your Dirty Little Secret?
From sweet wine to junk food, let's talk about it!
December 19, 2019
Acid, Tannins, Juicy & Furry- how to use those words at a wine tasting.
A frank discussion on acids and tannins and wines and pairing them with cheese... That's about it.
December 13, 2019
True or False- myths & "mythstakes" at wine tastings
Renee, owner of Cork and Keg Tours shares insights regarding common misconceptions and missteps that can effect your wine tasting experience. It would be a MYTH-STAKE to miss it! #garyveechallenge
December 09, 2019
Bad Manners at Wineries and Breweries
Cork and Keg Tours shares how to make the most of your experience at a winery or brewery without ruining somebody else's fun! Also learn some tips on how to get the most out of your own experience... Cheers y'all! #garyveechallenge
December 06, 2019