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Wine & Crime

Wine & Crime is a true crime/comedy podcast. Join three friends as they chug wine, chat true crime, and unleash their worst Minnesotan accents.

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Ep146 Australian Serial Killers

This week, the gals head back to the land down undaah to risk their lives exploring the many, many, many, many dangers of the outback. Topics include a chaotic spree of violence, a man with a disturbing proclivity for camping, and octopus mouths. Douse your stings with Winc's Summer Water Bubbly Rosé, place your bid for New Zealand, and tune in for Australian Serial Killers.

2hr 10mins

21 Nov 2019

Rank #1

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Ep161 Inside Jobs

This week, the gals go deep inside a few super sneaky subversive shenanigans. Topics include an all-too-aspirational heist, a mysterious murder suspect gone undetected for decades, and a spot-on pseudonym for the current administration. Pop open a fresh bottle of Rogue Admiral Shiraz, double-check your invoices, and tune in for Inside Jobs. For a full list of show sponsors, visit www.wineandcrimepodcast.com/support

1hr 54mins

12 Mar 2020

Rank #2

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Ep133 Human Sacrifices

This week, the gals offer up some stories of folks who give the ultimate gift, whether or not they want to. Topics include a thirsty Mayan (or Incan, who knows) priestess, the validity of the Satanic calendar, and some very impressive skull décor. Crack open a frosty bottle of Winc's 'Keep It Chill' Gamay, hose off your temple steps, and tune in for Human Sacrifices.

2hr 13mins

22 Aug 2019

Rank #3

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Ep130 Circus Crimes

This week, the gals explore some criminals who thrived under the Big Top. Topics include a whole gaggle of prancing poodles, a series of fishy “accidents,” and precisely why clowns are so terrifying. Pour a glass of Petite Petit, grab some hot peanuts, and tune in for Circus Crimes.

1hr 51mins

1 Aug 2019

Rank #4

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Ep137 Honeymoon Homicides

This week, the gals take a look at the less romantic side of post-nuptial vacations. Topics include capture as a means of marriage, a tragic South African murder with a questionable motive, and a pair of greedy lovers with a similar MO. Crack open a jammy bottle of Winc's Wonderful Wine Co. Red, plan a solomoon, and tune in for Honeymoon Homicides.

2hr 21mins

19 Sep 2019

Rank #5

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Ep138 Crimes Solved by Animals

This week, the gals unleash some wild stories of furry and feathered witnesses. Topics include the real-life four-legged CSI team, a bloody crime scene with a single hair of evidence, and some very good reasons not to f*ck with parrots. Pop open a beautiful bottle of Winc's Folly of the Beast Pinot Noir, drop that lint roller, and tell Alexa to tune in for Crimes Solved by Animals.

1hr 46mins

26 Sep 2019

Rank #6

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Ep141 Startup Scandals

This week, the gals launch into a couple of cases of entrepreneurial spirit gone wrong. Topics include misogynist CEOs, seriously misdirected branding campaigns, and some genetic testing that was too good to be true. Crack open a bottle of Winc's 2018 Debts and Lessons Riesling, avoid single pricks, rethink your rideshare, and tune in for Startup Scandals.

2hr 27mins

17 Oct 2019

Rank #7

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Ep125 Amusement Park Crimes (Orlando LIVE)

This week, the gals broadcast from their live show in Orlando about some reasons you may not want to ever visit Orlando. Topics include some pitfalls of g-force, a woman who takes her fireworks displays very seriously, and the dolphin anatomy you never knew you needed. Crack open some Canyon Road Pinot Grigio, dump it in a novelty water bottle to avoid suspicion, and tune in for Amusement Park Crimes.

1hr 38mins

27 Jun 2019

Rank #8

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Ep101 Hot for Teacher Crimes

This week, the gals get schooled on some inappropriate student-teacher relations. Topics include an infamous educator with an unhealthy idea of romance, the double-edged sword of power dynamics, and an unsanctioned field trip with a health teacher. Pour yourself a big ol' glass of Winc's Summer Water Rosé, finish up your homework, and tune in for Hot for Teacher Crimes.

2hr 23mins

10 Jan 2019

Rank #9

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Ep109 Seduced to Kill

This week, the gals get intimate with a couple of cases involving feminine wiles. Topics include seduction tips for men and women (and the vast disparity between the two), an interview with a former Nazi resistor, and a deadly pizza delivery. Pop a bottle of Sakonnet Siren Vidal Blanc, drape yourself in sushi, don't forget deodorant, and tune in for Seduced to Kill.

2hr 13mins

7 Mar 2019

Rank #10

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Ep104 Vampire Serial Killers

This week, the gals open the casket and investigate some eerie slayings. Topics include the identity politics of real-life vampires, a French bloodsucker hiding in plain sight, and a human trafficker who was really bad at covering his tracks. Drip some Vampire Vineyards Dracula Merlot onto your lips, tuck into that rare steak, and tune in for Vampire Serial Killers.

2hr 41mins

31 Jan 2019

Rank #11

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Ep147 Medieval Animal Trials

This week, the gals climb into their time machine and head back to the Middle Ages to weigh in on some wild trials. Topics include a whole bunch of rats with a great lawyer, some poor piggies with a taste for blood, and the legal loopholes of monkey selfies. Crack open a bottle of Wild Pig Viognier, stay out of the barn, and tune in for Medieval Animal Trials.

1hr 44mins

28 Nov 2019

Rank #12

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Ep3 Lesser Known Cults

The gals discuss a couple of utterly bonkers cults that have somehow evaded the spotlight in recent years. These stories will have you saying "Uganda be kidding me!" and googling travel agencies to take you to the comet Hale-Bopp (AKA San Diego). Episode topics include our odds for scoring a Nike endorsement deal, #tfw your apocalypse predictions are thwarted, and everyone's favorite company, Herbalife. This week's wine pairing has a bizarre (and somewhat inexplicable) cult following of its own: Kendall Jackson Chardonnay. Go grab a bottle (you know it's on sale) and enjoy!

1hr 21mins

16 Feb 2017

Rank #13

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Ep13 Gossip at the Corpse Cart

This month's Gossip at the Corpse Cart brings you the most Boston crime ever, an accidental crime scene cleanup, a sexy toothbrush, and some mysteriously macabre baby helmets.     For a full list of show sponsors, visit

1hr 30mins

13 Jan 2020

Rank #14

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Ep120 Murderous Missionaries

This week, the gals set out to investigate a few folks just trying to share the good word. Topics include a former LDS member gone bad, a pair of Mormons who should've just sprung for takeout, and a nosy American spreading more than the gospel. Pop open a fresh bottle of Winc's Idee Fixe Red Blend, pump up your bike tires, and tune in for Murderous Missionaries.

1hr 56mins

23 May 2019

Rank #15

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Ep37 Occult Crimes

This week, the gals get into the Halloween spirit to chat about occult crimes. Topics include a headless vet, some very imaginative preschoolers, and more skull crafts. This episode is paired with Winc's Invoke Syrah, so put it in your basket, recover some lost memories, hang onto your rosary, and tune in. This episode is supported by TalkSpace, an online therapy company that makes it easy to connect with an experienced, licensed therapist, hand-picked just for you. Get $30 off your first month here:  www.talkspace.com/gals

1hr 58mins

19 Oct 2017

Rank #16

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Ep5 Gossip at the Corpse Cart

This month, the Gals cover every American’s sacred First Amendment right to eat a$$, a parrot who ain’t no narc, some insights from a self-described necrophile, and one EPIC Ted Bundy rant. Enjoy! #GossipAtTheCorpseCart #GACC #WineandCrime #WineCoven

1hr 32mins

20 May 2019

Rank #17

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Ep85 Craigslist Crimes

This week, the gals seek personal stories of murder from the annals of public online forums. Topics include Mr. List's origin story, a grizzled Santa with a super shady internet history, and a multitalented babysitter who answered the wrong ad. Pop open a bottle of Winc's Ruza Zinfandel Rosé, rethink that too-good-to-be-true job offer, and tune in for Craigslist Crimes. 

2hr 6mins

20 Sep 2018

Rank #18

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Ep166 Pageant Crimes

This week, the gals spruce up their flippers to chat about some not-so-congenial contestants. Topics include masked beauties, NASA's influence on the industry, some bodacious barbecue, and Burke. Crack open a bottle of Winc's Piu Gioia, brush up on current events, and tune in for Pageant Crimes. For a full list of show sponsors, visit www.wineandcrimepodcast.com/support

2hr 18mins

16 Apr 2020

Rank #19

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Ep102 Social Media Crimes

This week, the gals log in and scroll through some socially motivated crimes. Topics include a paternity debacle taken too far, some fatal familial non-issues, and the legal reasons you may want to stay off the grid entirely. Pour a glass of Winc's #TBT White Blend, turn on your away message, and tune in for Social Media Crimes.

2hr

17 Jan 2019

Rank #20