Mimi Nye from Chateau Ste Michelle

April 21, 2016

Mimi Nye has been growing grapes at Chateau Ste Michelle’s Canoe Ridge Vineyard located in the Horse Heaven Hills wine region in Washington state. Originally a city girl, Mimi’s path to viticulture was a winding one but now she is known as one if its top viticulturists. For over 30 years Mimi has been farming […]

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Head High Wines with Sam Spencer

April 14, 2016

Subscribe to Laurie’s Podcast on iTunes Laurie tastes and talks with Sam Spencer, one of the partners that created Head High Winery in the Sonoma Coast appellation of California. Sam Spencer comes to Head High Wines with a long and distinguished career as a winegrower, wine-industry consultant, and vineyard developer for the past two decades […]

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Tullamore D.E.W. for St. Partrick’s Day

March 11, 2016

Tim Herlihy, US Brand Ambassador at Tullamore D.E.W., joined Laurie for a tasting of 3 of their Irish Whiskeys along with reports from his 50 city Irish Pub Tour of the USA! Learn what makes Tullamore DEW so special, the effects of barrel aging, whiskey tasting tips, how St Patty’s is celebrated in Ireland and […]

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Blind Wine Tasting Party on WJLA

February 19, 2016

Wines we tasted Blind on the Show: Simonnet-Febrve Chablis, Burgundy France $19 Albert Bichot Chablis Premier Cru, Burgundy France $50 Domaine des Peres de L’eglise “Le Calice de Saint Pierre” Chateauneuf du Pape, Rhone Valley, France $30 St, Cosme Cotes du Rhone, Rhone Valley, France $15  

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Inspired Valentine’s Day Wine & Chocolate Pairings

February 11, 2016

Laurie sips and chats with Susannah Siger owner of Ma Petite Shoe in the Hampden neighborhood of Baltimore, MD. Her shop features fashion forward European shoes and gourmet chocolates from all over the world. Laurie and Susannah talk about some interesting chocolates from all over the world along with a few wines to pair for […]

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Paris Cocktails with Doni Belau

February 4, 2016

This week on The Sipping Point Laurie sips a French 75 Squared with Doni Belau. Ms Belau is the author of Paris Cocktails: An Elegant Collection of Over 100 Recipes Inspired by the City of Light and founder of GirlsGuidetoParis.com Doni shares what she learned about the exciting Paris cocktail scene, how she “researched” the […]

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Chef Brian Duffy

January 15, 2016

Laurie talks to Chef Brian Duffy about his days on Bar Rescue, his new podcast Road Rash and what they’ll be up to at the Mohegan Sun WineFest January 29-31 in CT. For more visit www.sunwinefest.com

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Holiday Wine Ideas for 2015

December 16, 2015
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Wine & Dine with Executive Ease

December 16, 2015

Join Laurie Forster for an hour long webinar all about ordering wine for your next client entertaining or business dinner. If you have ever been passed the wine menu at a corporate dinner event and became so confused that you ordered your old familiar favorites, then this webinar was designed especially for you. Attend the […]

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Cal Ripken Jr. 2131 Cabernet Sauvignon

December 5, 2015

Featured Interview This week Laurie sits down with Gus Kalaris of Kalaris Family Vineyards to talk about the 2131 Cabernet Sauvignon he has crafted to commemorate the 2oth anniversary of Cal Ripkin’s consecutive game record set in 1995. We taste and talk to Gus Kalaris owner of the winery and then Cal Ripken checks in to […]

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Thanksgiving Made Easy

November 22, 2015

Sips of the Week Tim Riley, Beverage Director at Fleet Street Kitchen, joined us to talk about three of his wine picks that need to be on your Thanksgiving table! Baltimore native, Tim brings an intense passion for beverage service and an extensive knowledge of wine, beer, and spirits to his position at Fleet Street […]

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Beaujolais Nouveau – Celebrate Harvest 2015!

October 28, 2015

There is an exciting feeling we get from something NEW. Whether it be a new piece of clothing, a new car or maybe a new house, the feeling is exhilarating. Same goes for NEW wine! One special wine is available just weeks after it is harvested—Beaujolais Nouveau. This Nouveau will be released on November 19, […]

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