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 has been honored at the White House as Champions of Change for leading the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) for people with disabilities. He blindfolds Laurie and puts her to the test!
Wines we tasted:
Francis Ford Coppola 2013 Black Label Claret, California
Francis Ford Coppola Director’s Cut Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley, California
Francis Ford Coppola Vendetta Cabernet-Malbec 2013, California
Then Laurie talks raises a glass with Chef John Shield in celebration of the 25th anniversary edition of his cookbook Chesapeake Bay Cooking. John is often called the “Culinary Ambassador of the Chesapeake Bay” and he has written three popular cookbooks on the cuisine of the region. He is the Chef owner of Gertrude’s Restaurant that for 17years has been delighting people who love Maryland cuisine. Recipes for the Black Eyed Susan and Dirty Gertie Click Here!
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10/21 Wine, Women & BBQ – Tailgate Edition (Co-ED) at Famous Dave’s in Bel Air, MD