Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Clink, Chat & Catch Up w/ Laurie Delk @100Beers30Days!

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Laurie is best known as the girl obsessed with beer AKA 100 Beers 30 Days. Let's tell you a bit about her: In addition to her position as beer connoisseur at Happy Hour magazine, she has been on the cover of Westcoaster magazine and Happy Hour, was featured in the Daily post of WordPress, and stars in three web video series, Beer Minute, Drink of the Week, and Laurie’s Beer World, which were featured at the Beer Book, Blog, & Video Fest in New York City. Recently she judged a homebrew contest alongside the renowned Peter Zien of Alesmith, Greg Koch of Stone Brewing, & Cicerone Dave Adams of Green Flash & *CLINK!* here for her latest article in Locale Mag.
She regularly teaches sold-out beer dinners with San Diego's top brewers, has appeared on KUSI News in San Diego, the acclaimed New Brew Thursday, Beer Nation, and The BEERS gone BAD. She has been featured in Draft magazine online, Beer West magazine online, Westcoaster, The Coast News, North County Times, North County Sun, The Times Picayune, nola.com, WWOZ radio in New Orleans, Craft Beer Locator, and has done a variety of guest appearances on craft beer websites and blogs nationwide.
On the wine side, Laurie has been in the wine business for over 15 years. From formulating an entirely Italian wine list in Atlanta, reaching the advanced level of WSET, working a harvest in the Piedmont of Italy, harvesting Barbera, Dolcetto, & Barolo to running a wine shop in New Orleans, Laurie knows and loves the wine world with a passionate dedication. She is currently working her way through the Court of Master Sommeliers, and hopes to one day own her own wine & craft beer shop. Her wine obsessions include Northern Rhone, Burgundy, Loire Valley, Alsace, & of course, Champagne. 

--> We talk about wine, beer, champagne harvesting in Italy, her NY fashion background, health tips, her 100 beers 30 day challenges & *gasp* her Grateful Dead Tour! 
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Laurie's Top Choices!

Grower Champagnes
Jean Milan, Pierre Peters, Gastron Chiquet, Rene Geoffrey

Bigger house Champagnes

Pol Roger, Bollinger, Billecart-Salmon

Beers: Belgian (Orval & Cantillon), sours, Saisons, stouts


Wines: Pinot noir (especially Burgundy!), Barolo, Northern Rhone Syrah, Bordeaux, White Burgundy, Loire Valley Chenin Blanc, German varietals


Fave quote of the episode: "Live the biggest life you can. Trouble is inevitable, but misery is optional."


*CLINK HERE to see Laurie's "Drink of the Week!"

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*Clink, Chat & Catch Up!* airs every Wednesday and features an interview with an inspirational person who is following their passion and dreams, and the story behind how they did it! *cork popping* Our goal here at the Bubbly Talk Radio Network is to give the people that listen to us a platform to spread the word on their passions, because after all, that is what we're all about! Want to nominate YOUR  Champagne Sister or Champagne Mister for an interview? *CLINK!* here & tell us about 'em!




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