Our Podcast – Sip Happens!

Sip Happens is a podcast aiming to educate and empower consumers of wine, beer and spirits. Kevin Brady, his wife Sharon, and their staff from Cooper Wine and Spirits put their collective experience to use to teach us about such topics as wine history, understanding labels, food pairings, wine grapes, and more!

Here are a few of the episodes we have created so far.

Episode 1 – A History Of Wine

The initial way that wine spread from the middle east through the rest of Europe was through Roman conquest. As their armies moved through the land, they brought vines from different countries along with them. Many of the grape varieties growing in Europe today actually originated in the middle east….Read More!

Episode 4 – Food And Wine Pairings

Complimenting dishes with certain wines can also be applied to dessert, where you want to have a wine that is sweeter than the dessert. For example, you could pair dark chocolate with a wine like Brachetto d’Acqui, a cheery Italian sparkling red wine. Saltier foods like cheese and nuts, or oysters go well with champagnes and sherries….Read More!

Episode 7 – An Inside Look At Giribaldi Winery

Giribaldi Winery Started in the year 1920 as a small farm. The entire Garibaldi family is involved with the day to day operation of the winery. The Giribaldi family can trace their ancestry to Giuseppe Garibaldi, a very famous an influential Italian revolutionary in the 1800s. Garibaldi was a central figure in the Italian Unification, otherwise known as Risorgimento…..Read more!


To hear the rest of the episodes go to cooperwineandspirits.com/podcasts 


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