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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Turkey, Stuffing, Cranberry, Oh My!

October 28, 2015

For people that love food, wine and spending time with loved ones, Thanksgiving just might be the perfect holiday.  It is the one time of year we assemble for a holiday that is all about dining and thankfully no major gift giving is involved. The traditional meal in our house consists of the infamous turkey, […]

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Chef Anthony Bourdain & Balvenie Scotch Whisky

October 24, 2015

Featured Interviews This week Laurie sits down with Chef Anthony Bourdain, celebrated Chef & host of CNN’s Parts Unknown, to talk about his collaboration with Balvenie Scotch Whisky as well as the amazing craftsmen his highlights during the Rare Craft Collection tour. Laurie also gets a Scotch 101 lesson from brand ambassador & whiskey expert […]

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Are you ready for some WINE & FOOTBALL?

October 13, 2015

Looking for some great WINE pairings for your next Football party or Tailgate? Look no further than this video or join me on October 21 at 6PM at Famous Dave’s in Bel Air, MD for Wine & BBQ–4 courses of pairings! Wines are available at Wine World in Abingdon, MD or a reatiler near you!

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Tasting in the Dark with Coppola Wines & Chesapeake Bay Cooking

October 10, 2015

Featured Interviews This week’s Laurie sits down with Hoby Wedler to talk about Tasting in the Dark, a series of events he leads in cooperation with Francis Ford Coppola wines. Henry “Hoby” Wedler, a blind graduate student at the University of California, Davis, and host of Francis Ford Coppola Winery’s Tasting in the Dark experience […]

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