Women of Wine (WOW) with WineSpeed’s Karen MacNeil

Women of Wine (WOW) with WineSpeed’s Karen MacNeil

The first Golf, Grape & Grub Show of 2018 is on the tee this Saturday @ a new time of 2PM (CT/Noon PT) on FB Live!  We’ll update you on the start of the calendar year on the Pro Tours, plus we begin with one our show’s fave wine people,  Wine Speed’s Karen MacNeil. 

Karen is the only American to have won every major wine award given in the English language.These include the Wine and Spirits Professional of the Year (James Beard Foundation) and the Global Wine Communicator of the Year (International Wine and Spirits Association).  In a full-page profile on her, TIME Magazine called Karen “America’s Missionary of the Vine.”

Far reaching global wine knowledge is only part of Karen’s story. She is considered America’s foremost wine presenter–a speaker who can enchant audiences from 5 to 500, and from wine novices to wine collectors alike. And she’ll explain why she uses zestee metaphors and wine descriptors like “bed sheets” and “erogenous zones” to perk up your interest.

Karen is also the author of the award-winning book, THE WINE BIBLE, the single best- selling wine book in the United States, praised as “The most informative and entertaining book I’ve ever seen on the subject” (Danny Meyer), “Astounding” (Thomas Keller), and “A masterpiece of wine writing…the single best wine book written in years…” (Kevin Zraly).

The former wine correspondent for the Today Show, Karen was the host of the PBS series Wine, Food and Friends with Karen MacNeil, for which she won an Emmy. Karen is the creator and editor of WineSpeed, the leading digital “e-letter” in the U.S. for fast, authoritative information about wine.

STAY THIRSTY, EAT RESPONSIBLY & PLEASE FIND THE SWEET SPOT….

Tom Kees

Executive Producer & Co-Host

www.golfgrapegrub.com

TODAY’s GGG Show> Cameron Champ at Safeway Open @ Silverado

TODAY’s GGG Show> Cameron Champ at Safeway Open @ Silverado

Join the Golf, Grape & Grub Show at the PGA Tour’s first event of the new 2017-18 season at the Safeway Open @ Silverado Golf Resort & Spa.

Cameron Champ chats with us about playing with other noted bombers John Daly & Long Drive champ Jamie Sadlowski.

We tee it up at 3 PM (PT) on FB Live. As always, these podcasts remain posted on both my page & the GGG one.

Cam has had a remarkable summer by making the cut at the US Open where he lead the entire field in driving distance.  He also won the Trans Mississippi Am & recently played for the victorious USA team in the Walker Cup @ Los Angeles CC.

Cam will graduate early from Texas A&M this December and then will embark on what should be a GRAPE career as a tour pro.  He’s playing as an amateur in the Safeway Open.

Tom Kees

Executive Producer & Co-Host

www.golfgrapegrub.com

 

9/23- Global GGG Show> Vintner to the Pros + Dr. Emily’s Boobie Que 2

9/23- Global GGG Show> Vintner to the Pros + Dr. Emily’s Boobie Que 2

The Golf, Grape & Grub Show is about the passion & FUN of pursuing the “G’s” and this week we cover some highly trained professionals, aka (HTP’s). Mitch Cosentino has been producing wonderful wine in Napa for decades and also been making it for several touring pros.

One of the Great things about golf are the $$$$ raised for charity.

Grub is another factor in almost all charity fund raisers and we bring in one of DFW’s finest, Dr. Emily McLaughlin to bring us up to speed on Boobie Que 2.  She is the surgeon who heads up West Magnolia Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. She understands first hand > “Pain to Purpose” and has taken it to a new level.

Dr. Em is a recent breast cancer “thriver” and has vowed to help kick cancers’ ass by partnering with Heim Barbeque & Catering for their second event at Rahr & Sons Brewery in Fort Worth on October 29.  Trust me, you’ll enjoy her positive and provocative outlook on life.  She is zestee!!  I’m sure she’ll let me sneak in some grape juice. 🙂

Pam Wood & I tee it up this Saturday at 11 AM(CT) on FB Live from Emily’s “Sexy Front Porch”.  We check in with Mitch on his latest projects as harvest continues in Napa. Pure Cru!!!

Of course we’ll have updates on the Fed Ex Cup Finale & the President’s Cup in NYC (I know it’s actually NJ).

Stay Thirsty, Eat Responsibly & Please Find the Sweet Spot!!​



Tom Kees

Executive Producer & Co-Host

www.golfgrapegrub.com

 

Global GGG Show Starts Friday @ The Walker Cup

Global GGG Show Starts Friday @ The Walker Cup

The best amateurs of the United States and Europe compete this weekend in the 46th playing of the Walker Cup @ Los Angeles CC.  It’s the amateur version of the Ryder Cup and the Golf, Grape & Grub Show will be there to cover it all.  The USA seeks revenge for the loss in 2015 @ Royal Lytham & St Annes GC.

The GGG Show will do multiple shows over the weekend, starting tomorrow on FB Live.  If you already haven’t, please friend either myself or the GGG page for more details. As always these shows will be posted as podcasts on both pages.

We look forward to catching up with previous GGG Show guests Cameron Champ, senior @ Texas A&M and recent Stanford grad Maverick McNealy.

We begin tomorrow afternoon with Jeff Champ, Cameron’s dad with family and friends in their RV. Jeff’s dad Mack will be there to root his grandson on despite still recovering from kidney transplant surgery.  Mack gave Cameron his start in the game with little plastic clubs at the age of two. Proud Pops!!

Tom Kees

Executive Producer & Co-Host

www.golfgrapegrub.com

 

8/26-Global GGG Show> Lady Long Heather Manfredda Going for the Belt

8/26-Global GGG Show> Lady Long Heather Manfredda Going for the Belt

Sluggers in baseball and golf have long shared the phrase “Chicks dig the long ball.”  Now the Gals hit it long too, really really, really long. Heather Manfredda (LeMaster) of Bay Oaks CC south of Houston is a Long Drive Champion and determined to win her title back that she captured in 2013.

Heather moved south to Texas after marrying her hubbee & caddee Mark. Let’s hope Harvey is gentle to her and everyone down there.  Previously she wowed all the folks around Sacramento & Granite Bay GC with her length.

Heather joins us “live” this Saturday @ 11:30 AM (CT) for the Golf, Grape & Grub Show on FB Live. We also chat about the record breaking Solheim Cup, the Fed Ex Playoffs, the Presidents Cup and Walker Cup which features long ball am Cameron Champ & Maverick McNealy.

Lady Long is on the countdown to September 6th at the Win Star World Casino & Resort for the World Long Drive Championships. Win Star is located some 80 miles north of DFW, just across the Red River in Oklahoma.

Heather and her powerful swings produce drives of 330 to nearly 400 yards.  Thass no typo Guys!!  Oh yea, if that’s not enough, she owns 15 world titles in horseback riding. Giddee up!!

 

Stay Thirsty, Eat Responsibly & Please Find Your Sweet Spot!!!

Tom Kees

Executive Producer & Co-Host

www.golfgrapegrub.com