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Who we are Melanie Young and David Ransom, “the Insatiably Curious Culinary Couple,” are industry insiders and co- hosts of The Connected Table LIVE

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Virginia’s Barboursville Vineyards: Southern Hospitality with an Italian Accent

Virginia’s Barboursville Vineyards: Southern Hospitality with an Italian Accent

We’re fans of Virginia wines and the region itself and made our third visit to explore the state in October. The weather was perfect ..
Road Trip To Western NY – Buffalo and Niagara Falls

Road Trip To Western NY – Buffalo and Niagara Falls

Greetings from “Roam.” That is our current state of being.wherever we roam on an indefinite road trip. In August we sold our house in ..
Sipping Vegan Wines

Sipping Vegan Wines

If you follow a vegan diet, be aware that some vintners may use animal byproducts such as egg white fish bladder (isinglass) and ..
Sipping Castello di Cigognola Blanc De Noir, Oltrepò Pavese

Sipping Castello di Cigognola Blanc De Noir, Oltrepò Pavese

Oltrepò Pavese in Lombardia is a region of rolling hills, medieval villages, majestic and vast stretches of vineyards earning it the ..
Bérénice Lurton, Château Climens, Introduces Asphodèle

Bérénice Lurton, Château Climens, Introduces Asphodèle

Château Climens’ Bérénice Lurton is recognized for making stunning Sauternes wines from the Sémillon variety. Her Château Climensè ..
Sipping the U.S.A.- Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley

Sipping the U.S.A.- Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley

Located in the southeast corner of Pennsylvania The Lehigh Valley is one of this state’s five AVAs (American Viticultural Areas). ..

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