Vine Talk MARATHON on Create

Vine Talk MARATHON on Create

Sat, 07/23/2011 - 6:00am - 6:00pm

In the public television series VINE TALK, actor-writer-director Stanley Tucci (pictured) leads a wine-tasting and a lively and engaging conversation among an eclectic group of chefs and celebrities. 

Credit: APT

Tune in for a whole day of fabulous celebrities, an amazing assortment of wines, and some laughs.

In the public television series VINE TALK, airing Saturday, July 23 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Create (cable 433/DT21.3), actor-writer-director Stanley Tucci leads a wine-tasting and a lively and engaging conversation among an eclectic group of chefs and celebrities, including John Lithgow, Nora Ephron, Chef Jonathan Waxman, Nathan Lane, Chef Lidia Bastianich, Mario Cantone, Jennifer Coolidge, Chef Steven Raichlen, Ron Darling, Gay Talese, Cheyenne Jackson, Steve Buscemi, Aidan Quinn, Chef Marcus Samuelsson, Patricia Clarkson, Rosie Perez, Zachary Quinto, Tommy Tune and Gail Simmons. This ever-changing panel sniffs, swirls and sips wines while discussing wine, food and culture. Then, they blindly pick their favorite wine and compare their choice with that of the studio audience. Food & Wine executive wine editor Ray Isle, along with a rotating group of experienced sommeliers, take turns introducing the names, labels, origins and retail price-points of varietals, and answering celebrity and studio audience questions. 

Episodes include Navigating Napa Valley Cabernets, Ranking Rieslings from the Finger Lakes, Picking Pinot Noirs from Burgundy, Weighing Washington Chardonnays, Mulling Malbecs from Argentina, Zeroing in on Zinfandels from California, Sipping Sancerres from the Loire Valley, Polishing off Pinots from Oregon, Relishing Riojas from Spain, Basking in Bordeaux from the Left Bank, Scrutinizing Shiraz from Australia, Savoring Sonoma Coast Chardonnays, and Checking out Chiantis from Tuscany.

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