The Connected Table Live show

The Connected Table Live

Summary: Food and beverage industry insiders Melanie Young and David Ransom connect you to the people and stories in the world of eating, drinking, hospitality and travel. Hear from chefs, restaurateurs, vintners, farmers, sommeliers, mixologists, authors, educators and more. Discover new places and go behind-the-scenes. Melanie and David are an insatiably curious culinary couple who bring a delicious new approach to exploring the pleasures of the palate. #connectedtable @connectedtable Wednesdays, 2 p.m.ET./11a.m. PT. on W4CY Radio http://www.W4CY.com. The show will be available on demand at www.iHeartRadio.com and everywhere the iHeartRadio app is available under the Shows & Personalities section.The Connected Table Live Radio Show is broadcast live at Wednesday's 2PM ET on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (www.talk4radio.com) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com). This podcast is also available on Talk 4 Podcasting (www.talk4podcasting.com).

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 Rania Zayyat, CoFounder, Be The Change | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 833

Be the Change is a virtual job fair for the wine, spirits & beer industry that supports diversity, inclusion and equality in hiring and helps streamline the job search process. Launched in December 2020 with a second fair April 22, 2021, Be the Change has formed a partnership with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund to provide job opportunities for its graduates. Rania Zayyat, Cofounder of Be The Change and Founder of nonprofit, Lift Collective, discusses the program. www.bethechangejobfair.comThe Connected Table Live Radio Show is broadcast live at 2pm ET Wednesdays on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (www.talk4radio.com) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com). This podcast is also available on Talk 4 Podcasting (www.talk4podcasting.com).

 Delia & Alan Viader- Viader Winery, Napa | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3175

Born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Delia Viader is founder of family-run Viader Vineyards & Winery, located on Howell Mountain in Napa Valley. Established in 1986, Viader produces critically acclaimed small lot Bordeaux blends. Viader’s first bottled vintage was 1989 with 1200 cases. Its 1997 vintage was named #2 in The Wine Spectator Top 100 Wines. The following year, Viader’s 1998 red blend was ranked #3. Delia and son and winemaker, Alan Viader, discuss Viader’s vision and wines.The Connected Table Live Radio Show is broadcast live at 2pm ET Wednesdays on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (www.talk4radio.com) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com). This podcast is also available on Talk 4 Podcasting (www.talk4podcasting.com).

 Salvatore Avallone, Villa Matilde | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2461

“Vinum Falernum,” the ancient wines of Campania, were considered grand cru wines of their era, produced from indigenous Aglianico, Piedirosso, Falanghina and Greco di Tufo varieties. Salvatore Avallone, Co-CEO of Villa Matilde Avallone (with sister, Maria Ida), discusses the significance of Falernum wines and his father’s research on the subject to start Villa Matilde, located at Falerno del Massico, on the northwestern coast of Campania. The family also owns vineyards in Irpinia and Benevento.The Connected Table Live Radio Show is broadcast live at 2pm ET Wednesdays on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (www.talk4radio.com) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com). This podcast is also available on Talk 4 Podcasting (www.talk4podcasting.com).

 French Cooking & Cocktails with Two Pros | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3157

Who doesn't dream of moving to France to immerse in its food and drink culture? Susan Herrmann Loomis moved to France to study cooking. She landed a job working with Patricia Wells and now runs a French cooking school. She is author of 14 cookbooks, including the recent, Plat Du Jour: French Dinners Made Easy. Forest Collins moved to France to study the language. She runs 52 Martinis, a cocktail and spirits blog that covers the bars of Paris and beyond. She hosts the Paris Cocktail Talk podcast.The Connected Table Live Radio Show is broadcast live at 2pm ET Wednesdays on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (www.talk4radio.com) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com). This podcast is also available on Talk 4 Podcasting (www.talk4podcasting.com).

 Meet Two Artisan Virginia Wine Producers | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2873

Virginia winemakers Rachel Stinson-Vrooman and husband Nathan Vrooman oversee production at their family wineries. Rachel and father, Scott Stinson, oversee Stinson Vineyards in Crozet (Monticello AVA). They make small lot wines using vinifera grapes in an old 3-car garage-turned winery. Nathan Vrooman oversees winemaking at his family's Ankida Ridge in the Blue Ridge Mountains (Amherst County). Ankida Ridge produces small lot, minimal intervention, Bourgogne-style Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.The Connected Table Live Radio Show is broadcast live at 2pm ET Wednesdays on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (www.talk4radio.com) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com). This podcast is also available on Talk 4 Podcasting (www.talk4podcasting.com).

 Breaking Bread w/Leidenheimer Baking Co | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3083

New Orleans is known for its po’boys and muffuletta sandwiches made with signature breads, many of which are baked by 125- year-old Leidenheimer Baking Co. George Leidenheimer emigrated to New Orleans from Germany and founded his namesake bakery in 1896. Fourth generation family members Robert J. Whann, IV, ("Sandy") and sister, Katherine Whann, now oversee Leidenheimer Baking Co. and its time-honored recipes. Sandy Whann discusses the Leidenhemer story and a little po'boy history.The Connected Table Live Radio Show is broadcast live at 2pm ET Wednesdays on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (www.talk4radio.com) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com). This podcast is also available on Talk 4 Podcasting (www.talk4podcasting.com).

 Scot Craig, Katie's Mid-City New Orleans | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2902

In a city of great meals, Katie's in New Orleans' Mid-City neighborhood is that casual restaurant on the corner you return to often for consistently good food and generous portions. Opened in 1984 and named after the founder's grandmother, the Craig family took over Katie's in 1994. Executive Chef/Owner Scot Craig discusses his creative spin on the menu from po'boys and pizzas to heaping platters of Louisiana seafood. Katie's has been featured on Guy Fieri's "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives."The Connected Table Live Radio Show is broadcast live at 2pm ET Wednesdays on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (www.talk4radio.com) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com). This podcast is also available on Talk 4 Podcasting (www.talk4podcasting.com).

 Natalie Christensen & Adam Yellin | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3109

New Zealand native Natalie Christensen is Chief Winemaker at Yealands in the Marlborough appellation of the South Island. Before attaining her oenology degree, Christensen earned a Master's in music and is an accomplished double bass player. She discusses Yealands' location, wines, and sustainability. New Orleans native Adam Yellin is executive chef/co-owner of Local Catch Bar & Grill in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida. His menu blends creole and Baja flavors to local seafood and popular fish tacos.The Connected Table Live Radio Show is broadcast live at 2pm ET Wednesdays on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (www.talk4radio.com) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com). This podcast is also available on Talk 4 Podcasting (www.talk4podcasting.com).

 Author Michael Twitty/Advocate Lia Jones | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3104

Michael Twitty explores the links between food, cultural identity and ancestry in his award-winning book, The Cooking Gene, which documents his own genealogical search from the USA to Africa. A scholar on both Judaic and Afro-American culture and heritage, Twitty writes the food blog, Afroculinaria. After two decades working in hospitality and experiencing marginalization, Lia Jones founded Diversity in Food & Beverage to advocate for better diversity, equality and inclusion within the industry.The Connected Table Live Radio Show is broadcast live at 2pm ET Wednesdays on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (www.talk4radio.com) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com). This podcast is also available on Talk 4 Podcasting (www.talk4podcasting.com).

 André Hueston Mack, Maison Noir Wines | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3052

At age 30, André Hueston Mack was named Best Young Sommelier by a prestigious culinary group, the first African American to achieve this honor. His career path led him to Napa to become sommelier at Chef Thomas Keller's French Laundry and to New York as head sommelier for Per Se restaurant. In 2007, Mack started Maison Noir Wines in Oregon, focusing on terroir driven wines with eye-grabbing labels designed by Mack. He also own AndSons, a wine and ham bar in Brooklyn. www.maisonnoirwines..comThe Connected Table Live Radio Show is broadcast live at 2pm ET Wednesdays on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (www.talk4radio.com) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com). This podcast is also available on Talk 4 Podcasting (www.talk4podcasting.com).

 Theodora Lee, Owner, Theopolis Vineyards | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2977

Theodora Lee leads a dual life as a senior partner at Littler Mendelson, specialists in employment law, and owner of Theopolis Vineyards in Mendocino County's Yorkville Highlands. A native Texan used to farm life, Lee acquired land to plant vines in 2001 and released her first estate bottled wines in 2014. Theopolis Vineyards' Petite Sirah and Pinot Noir have received awards and top ratings, earning Lee the moniker, "Theo-patra, Queen of the Vineyards." www.theopolisvineyards.com.The Connected Table Live Radio Show is broadcast live at 2pm ET Wednesdays on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (www.talk4radio.com) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com). This podcast is also available on Talk 4 Podcasting (www.talk4podcasting.com).

 Fla. Gulf Coast Oyster Boss, Jeff Tilley | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2835

Florida's Gulf Coast is an important source for fresh seafood. For years, the region supplied 90% of Florida's oysters and 10% of the nation’s. Jeff Tilley and son, Reid Tilley, are partners in Oyster Boss, located in Florida’s Panhandle. Tilley explains the differences in wild vs farm oyster cultivation and processing and discusses challenges the Florida oyster industry faces, sustainability, best practices and why knowing the source of your oysters is important. www.oysterboss.com.The Connected Table Live Radio Show is broadcast live at 2pm ET Wednesdays on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (www.talk4radio.com) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com). This podcast is also available on Talk 4 Podcasting (www.talk4podcasting.com).

 Ursula, Charles & Phillipe Massoud | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3121

The Massoud family has contributed to the culinary landscape of New York State since the early 1980s. Ursula and Charles Massoud founded Paumanok Vineyards on the North Fork of Long Island in 1983 to produce fine wines from estate-grown vinifera grapes. They later acquired Palmer Vineyards. The family run winery includes sons Kareem, Nabeel and Salim. Nephew Philippe Massoud is owner and executive chef of ilili Restaurant in New York City, which features a menu inspired by his native Lebanon.The Connected Table Live Radio Show is broadcast live at 2pm ET Wednesdays on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (www.talk4radio.com) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com). This podcast is also available on Talk 4 Podcasting (www.talk4podcasting.com).

 Meet Hilton Head Social Bakery's Owners | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2458

Chef Philippe Feret and wife, Marissa Feret, own Hilton Head Social Bakery, a must-visit spot for breads, pastries and other baked goods in Hilton Head Island, a top U.S. destination. Born and raised in Normandy, France, where he worked in his father's patisserie, Philippe served as Exec. Chef at legendary restaurants Windows on the World and Tavern on the Green. The couple discusses their popular patisserie & bakery(IG@hiltonheadsocialbakery) and why they enjoy living in Hilton Head.The Connected Table Live Radio Show is broadcast live at 2pm ET Wednesdays on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (www.talk4radio.com) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com). This podcast is also available on Talk 4 Podcasting (www.talk4podcasting.com).

 Alpana Singh + A Balanced Glass | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3145

Alpana Singh made news as the youngest woman and first South Asian to become a Master Sommelier. Inspired by her parents, Fijian-Indian immigrants who worked in food & restaurants, Singh pursued a hospitality career in wine and became a restaurateur. She is owner of Terra & Vine in Evanston, Il. Wine industry pros Rebecca Hopkins (founder) and Cathy Huyghe (co-curator) discuss A Balanced Glass, a supportive forum to promote self-care in the beverage alcohol community. www.abalancedglass.comThe Connected Table Live Radio Show is broadcast live at 2pm ET Wednesdays on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (www.talk4radio.com) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com). This podcast is also available on Talk 4 Podcasting (www.talk4podcasting.com).

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