This week Al travels to Argentina for a visit with Matius Fraga, general manager of Bodegas Escorihuela in the Mendoza region where the Malbec grape is king.
Cookbook author Christy Jordan is a rapidly rising star in the culinary world. Her new book Southern Plate is filled with delicious, wholesome and simple to prepare foods.
The holidays are here and the food and beverages will be in abundance. So is that a reason to stop eating healthy and taking care of yourself? Al's guest would argue NO. Dr.
American presidents have always faced challenging times. Barack Obama has the economy and foreign policy. Abraham Lincoln once declared that he couldn’t control events; they controlled him. These events shaped Lincoln and ultimately brought out his true greatness.
As we approach the holidays our attention turns to getting together with friends and relatives. Much of the holiday season is spent enjoying great food and wine. This week Al is joined by Pat Stotesbery, proprietor of Ladera winery in Napa California.
He provided the soundtrack for several generations of Americans trying to navigate the rocky shoals of romance and grapple with love and heartbreak.
In the spring of 1777, a shoemaker followed a group of soldiers passing through Virginia. He shouted out, "Hurrah for the King!" The soldiers then bound him and see-sawed him back and forth in a river till he nearly drowned.
Nearly 10 years after the September 11th attacks, Americans are still reckoning with what our government has done and continues to do in the name of national security. Join host Al Vuona as he talks with reporter Steve Hendricks about his new book, A Kidnapping in Milan: The CIA on Trial. Tune
The three decades after the Civil War saw a stunning transformation in American life. A society rooted in the soil became one based in cities. The standard of living for ordinary people skyrocketed. Legions of immigrants were drawn to American shores.
Why do Americans have such a love affair with true crime? Join us on the Public Eye as Al speaks with New York Times best-selling author and Lincoln historian James Swanson. They'll be discussing his new book, Bloody Crimes. Airs Sunday, October 17th at 10:30 pm!
It touched the lives of Frederick Douglass, Franklin Roosevelt, and Mary Todd Lincoln—who once convinced her husband, Abe, to host a séance in the White House. For many Americans the mystical and esoteric movement broadly known as the occult has become more popular than ever.
An enraged man abducts his estranged wife and child, threatening to kill them both. A right wing survivalist amasses a cache of weapons and resists calls to surrender. A drug trafficker barricades himself and his family in a railroad car, and begins shooting.
This week, host Al Vuona interviews Dr. Steven Potter about his new book, Designer Genes. The book presents a balanced view, describing the underlying science in accessible terms and discussing the pros and cons of implementing this new technology. A leading expert in the field, Dr.
Experience exceptional food, wine, and Nantucket hospitality as close to 30 of the islands culinary establishments dazzle your taste buds. Nantucket Restaurant Weeks presents a food and wine lovers paradise.
This week host Al Vuona chats with Robert D'Attilio, a Boston based historian who is also a member of the Sacco and Venzetti Commemoration Society.
From the textile mills of Lowell, Massachusetts to the triumph of unions in the twentieth century and their waning influence today, the contest between labor and capital for their share of American bounty has shaped our national experience.
California wines are world renowned especially in the Napa and Sonoma valleys. However, the Central Coast region and it's famed Paso Robles is a wine lovers paradise.
The wine industry has gone through a number of changes over the past decade. One major change is the influx of women. Even more unique is the teaming of father and daughter partnerships. Frazier is a family-owned and operated winery from the Napa Valley.
Clark University Professor, Janette Greenwood relates the history of a
network forged between Worcester County, Massachusetts, and eastern
North Carolina as a result of Worcester regiments taking control of
Guest: Tilar Mazzeo
Book: Back Lane Wineries of NAPA
Date: Sunday May 16
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