The Bubbly Professor: WLD 052


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Episode 52 Show Notes

Thank you for joining us for the We Like Drinking show episode 52. In this episode we’ll be discussing EU Laws, We Like Drinking quizes, and we’re drinking with the bubbly professor. So crack open your beer, uncork that wine, and let’s get drinking.

WLD 052

  • Welcome to episode 52, drinkers. A whole year will be in the books after this show.
  • Thanks for interacting with us.
  • Thanks to all our patrons
  • If you like the show, tell a friend
Panel Introductions (15 minutes)
  • A finalist in the 2013 Wine Blog Awards, a certified California Sustainable Winegrowing Ambassador, and the founder of the stay rad wine blog… Mark Zuckerberg just gave him 42 million dollars for being a dummy on the internet… Jeff “The King of All Wine Media” Solomon.  Jeff is drinking a Rutini 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon
  • He’s a member of the American Homebrewers Association and a professional brewer with Angry Goats Brewery Costa Rica. He may be drinking Domingo, but he wishes it was Sabado… John Ruyak. John is drinking Domingo 7 Buho Amber Bock
  • My name is Jeff Eckles, I’m a certified specialist of wine, and your host for these festivities and tonight. I’m also a member of the American Society of Soda Drinkers (ASS). I’m drinking 1995 Atlas Peak – Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa
  • Our guest tonight….She is the Director of Education and Certification for the Society of Wine Educators, in charge of all reference materials, teaching tools, and examinations provided by the Society. Most people will recognize her for her lively conference sessions and online SWEbinars that she continues to provide for SWE and other food, wine, and spirits conferences worldwide.  You can find her through her blog The Bubbly Professor, she is Jane Nickles, the Bubbly Professor, welcome Jane….
Booze News – Where we discuss interesting, noteworthy, or idiotic stories. (15 minutes)

Ask The Panel – Where you get to ask us a question about wine or beer. If you have a question you want answered just email us at [email protected]. If we read your question on the air you’ll get some cool WLD SWAG. (10 Minutes)             

  • Michaela asks – Did you have to learn flavors by being told what they are by others (experts, teachers, etc.)
What’s up? What do you have your eyes on or what do you have coming up. (10 minutes)
  • John R- Just a quick shout out to Mr Leinenkugel. He visited AGB last week. Thanks for the kind words! And if you are in Costa Rica look out for Snail Eaters in your drains!
  • Jeff S – Rutini Video on Stay Rad
  • Jeff E – Check out our quiz to find out which panel member you are at
    • Next week will be our 1 year anniversary so we’ll of course be celebrating with sparkling wine.
Last call – Time to clean house and lock the doors (10 minutes)
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  • Now to encourage you to take at least one of these actions it’s time for another round of…. Wait, who subscribed? Where I take a quote from someone fictional or non-fictional, and twist it around to relate to our podcast somehow.

Our panel of characters likes social media. In case our listeners want to find their favorite panel members online where can the find you guys…

  • Jeff S – Follow me on Instagram and Twitter @JeffisRad.  Watch my Stay Rad Wine Blog TV videos on YouTube and
  • Jim – untapped
  • John R – Untappd as Brewhack and Vivino as ABQwinenewb. Check out Angry Goats Brewery CR on Facebook, and ya know, the AGB episode is still the most downloaded episode in WLD history!
  • Jeff E – You can find me on Twitter, Vivino and Untappd, all at jeffeckles
  • Jane –

You can also find the show notes for this episode with all the links to the stories or mentions we had at

OK panel, let’s take one last trip around the table and get some final thoughts before we shut off the lights.

  • John R
  • Jeff S
  • Jane
  • Jeff

Thanks again for joining us at the We Like Drinking Podcast….where you’ll never drink alone.