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Cellar Dwellers - Home Winemaking

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Dave Nelsen and The Other Guy share their hard won secrets for making award-winning wine at home.

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Dave Nelsen and The Other Guy share their hard won secrets for making award-winning wine at home.

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Funny and informative

By Crushdaley - Oct 10 2019
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Good information for a beginning wine maker without being too dry. They do have a tendency to go on a tangent of a tangent which can be frustrating if you were interested in the subject before the tangent. Other than that go humorous content. Would like to see them come back.

Yeah The Numbers and Other Guys are back

By jtcweb - Sep 11 2009
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These two are very enjoyable to listen to, and the content is very good as well.

iTunes Ratings

28 Ratings
Average Ratings
20
4
2
2
0

Funny and informative

By Crushdaley - Oct 10 2019
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Good information for a beginning wine maker without being too dry. They do have a tendency to go on a tangent of a tangent which can be frustrating if you were interested in the subject before the tangent. Other than that go humorous content. Would like to see them come back.

Yeah The Numbers and Other Guys are back

By jtcweb - Sep 11 2009
Read more
These two are very enjoyable to listen to, and the content is very good as well.

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Cellar Dwellers - Home Winemaking

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Dave Nelsen and The Other Guy share their hard won secrets for making award-winning wine at home.

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Sep 07 2009

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19 - The Biggest Home Winemaking Mistake - Everybody Makes It!

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In this episode, we discuss the biggest mistake virtually all home winemakers make. Plus we share wine news about a likely fraud involving the most expensive bottle of wine ever sold. Bring your J. Lohr Seven Oaks 2002 Paso Robles Cabernet Sauvignon to our virtual wine tasting.

Sep 12 2006

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10 - More SO2 and Bottling

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In this episode, we're starting down the home stretch for this year's wine production. Talk turns to final SO2 adjustment, bottling, and labeling. As usual, there's some wine history and more cliches and idioms.

Jun 13 2006

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5 - Adjusting the Must

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Dave Nelsen and The Other Guy talk for an hour (unbelievable because it hardly takes that long to actually do it) about the fourth step in home winemaking ? adjusting the must. Topics include making a 10% stock solution of potassium metabisulfate, killing stray yeasts, adding or subtracting acid and sugar, and using yeast nutrients and fruit pectin. The two discuss the origins of more idioms including blackmail, mums the word, and close but no cigar.

May 09 2006

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7 - Pressing

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Home winemaking step 6 - pressing the grapes!!! And plenty of new idioms, as usual.

May 23 2006

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21 - Blending Your Finished Wines

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Join us for a live blending of various homemade wines and, of course, another virtual wine tasting. This week's selection is Robert Mondavi Cabernet - Private Selection.

Sep 26 2006

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4 - Crushing and Destemming Grapes

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Dave Nelsen and The Other Guy discuss the third of fourteen steps for making award-winning wine at home - crushing and destemming your grapes. They also wax eloquent on the evolution of grapes, the discovery of wine, the use of wood and resins in wine, and the ideal temperature for drinking red wine (it is colder than you likely imagine).

May 02 2006

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13 - Drinking Your Own Wine

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In this episode, we have fun drinking the wine we've made. We also share a bottle of Richard's Pinot Gris (from New Zealand), and talk about wine glasses, decanters, and other related wine stuff.

Aug 02 2006

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3 - Acquiring Grapes

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Dave Nelsen and The Other Guy dive into the second of fourteen steps for making award-winning wine at home - finding good grapes. They discuss everything from acidity and sugar content, to weights and prices. Dave explains the origins of the expressions (to) toast and the whole nine yards, while The Other Guy talks about in the can.

Apr 25 2006

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8 - Barrels, Oak Chips, and Glass

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Home winemaking step 8 - All about barrels, oak chips and glass. New idioms, malo-lactic fermentation, and more wine history, too.

May 30 2006

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62 - Cellar Dwellers Last Hurrah

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I hope you can join us live tonight. This will likely be our final show. We'll both continue on in home winemaking, but The Other Guy is moving to the Valley of the Sun. We'll miss him here in the 'Burgh.

Jul 07 2008

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9 - Racking

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In this episode, Dave Nelsen and The Other Guy (TOG) talk about and actually demonstrate racking. For the record, this show was actually recorded a few months ago when the 2005 vintage required more frequent racking.

Jun 06 2006

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6 - Inoculation

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Dave Nelsen and The Other Guy (TOG) talk for an hour about varieties of yeast, inoculation, and fermentation, which together comprise step 5 of their home winemaking process. They also get deeper into the history of grapes and wine and how they came to the New World (initially via Mexico). As usual, Dave and TOG stumble into a number of idioms.

May 16 2006

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11 - Corks, corking, and "corked" wine

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Join "Clink" (Dave Nelsen) and "Drink" (The Other Guy) as they discuss corks, cork history, more idoms, corking, "corked" wine (TCA) and, as usual, a variety of random stuff.

Jul 11 2006

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Nov 27 2007

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57 - In mid-season; tasting Hop Kiln - Big Red

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We're in the middle of the winemaking season. Join us for tasting Hop Kiln - Big Red.

Nov 13 2007

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20 - Decanting Wine - Dos and Donts

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Learn all about decanting. Experience the decanting experiment and decide for yourself how to practice. Bring your Robert Mondavi Private Selection Cabernet Sauvignon to our next virtual wine tasting.

Sep 19 2006

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12 - Labels and other fun stuff

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In this episode, we discuss different choices in labels, labeling software, printers (for non-water-soluble ink), and label art. We also talk about how T.O.G. got his name.

Jul 18 2006

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64 - The Numbers Guy with a Fall 2008 Winemaking Update

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Oct 28 2008

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63 - Homage to the Cellar Dwellers and the French

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This homage to the Cellar Dwellers and the French comes from David in California!

Oct 11 2008

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NEW EPISODE TONIGHT - Cellar Dwellers - Home Winemaking

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Dave and The Other Guy (TOG) resurface after a long New Years Eve recovery.

Feb 27 2010

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Dave and TOG do their pre-Christmas show.

Dec 22 2009

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Dave and the other guy are back on the air with new mics and live sound effects. Call in to talk wine!

Nov 02 2009

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Surprise! Special Sunday night show --- tonight!!!

Oct 04 2009

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Dave and TOG ("the other guy") interview their grape connection "Carl the Grape Man" about the 2009 harvest!

Sep 29 2009

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65 - Cellar Dwellers - Home Winemaking

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Sep 07 2009

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64 - The Numbers Guy with a Fall 2008 Winemaking Update

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Oct 28 2008

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63 - Homage to the Cellar Dwellers and the French

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This homage to the Cellar Dwellers and the French comes from David in California!

Oct 11 2008

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62 - Cellar Dwellers Last Hurrah

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I hope you can join us live tonight. This will likely be our final show. We'll both continue on in home winemaking, but The Other Guy is moving to the Valley of the Sun. We'll miss him here in the 'Burgh.

Jul 07 2008

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61 - Our Top 10 Best UNOBVIOUS Winemaking Tips

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Join us tonight to taste the Beaulieu Vineyard (BV) Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon - 2005.

Apr 14 2008

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60 - Cellar Dwellers - Home Winemaking - NOW ON MONDAYS

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Tonight (now on MONDAYS) we'll be tasting Castello di VERRAZZANO Chianti Classico 2004, as well as talking about racking and our soon-to-arrive Chilean grapes (May '08). Please join us for a fun and interesting discussion about home winemaking.

Mar 31 2008

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59 - Cellar Dwellers tasting 2004 Zen of Zin

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We're thrilled to be back tonight after our long holiday break! Tonight we'll be tasting 2004 Zen of Zin. If you can't find that, buy Jacobs Creek 2004 Reserve Merlot as we'll have some of that around the studio. Oh, and we'll talk about home winemaking, too.

Jan 22 2008

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58 - Cellar Dwellers - Home Winemaking

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Nov 27 2007

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57 - In mid-season; tasting Hop Kiln - Big Red

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We're in the middle of the winemaking season. Join us for tasting Hop Kiln - Big Red.

Nov 13 2007

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56 - Back from a week biking in Italy; tasting 2 Brothers 05 Big Tattoo Red

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We're back from a week of biking in Italy. Join us to talk about the new winemaking season and tasting Two Brothers 2005 Big Tattoo Red. We'll also discuss numerous winemaking problems from dirty grapes, to too much sugar or acid, to fermentation problems.

Oct 16 2007

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55 - Bottling last year's wine; tasting Wild Horse '05 Paso Robles Cab

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Join us to talk about our week's project of bottling last year's wine. We'll be tasting Wild Horse '05 Paso Robles Cabernet Sauvignon. Bring your own bottle to our live show. Also, check our shared Cellar Dwellers site at www.cellardwellers.ning.com.

Sep 18 2007

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54 - Carl the Grape Man provides us with the 2007 report!

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Join us for more wine tasting and Carl the Grape Man's 2007 grape harvest report! We'll taste the Hogue Cabernet

Sep 04 2007

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53 - Tasting Rufino Chianti Classico

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Join us for tasting Rufino (Reserva Ducale) Chianti Classico 1998 (or newer year)

Aug 28 2007

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52 - All About Labels

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Aug 21 2007

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51 - All about labels & Raymond Estates '02 Cab

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Tonight we'll be tasting (er... drinking) Raymond Estates Napa Valley 2002 Cabernet Sauvignon. We'll also talk about labels, label paper, inks, and more.

Aug 14 2007

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