With summer less than two weeks away, Marnie and Buzz discuss the right wine for the time.
Marnie schools Buzz in the red wines that go best with barbecue.
The vast majority of wines come in one of four classic bottle shapes.
BUZZ: Hey, Marnie, I read that you're going to debate Pennsylvania beer vs. Pennsylvania wine on Tuesday at World Cafe Live.
Some the best German-style bock beers in the world are made by Pennsylvania craft brewers.
BUZZ: Hey Marnie, I used to drink California chianti, but now there are only a couple of brands left. Are they not growing chianti grapes out west anymore?
If you like strong-flavored scotch, single malt is the premium choice.
Marnie shares her secret formula on how much to buy when entertaining a large group.
Daily News wine expert Marnie Old advises trying a sweet wine with your big holiday dinner.
Marnie explains why no wine should be served before its time.
Marnie explains that noir and blanc dont really refer to the actual color of the grape.
They may have foreign owners, but there is plenty of good Irish whiskey to choose from.
Marnie Old takes Buzz on a walk through Pennsylvania's wine country.
Marnie Old schools Buzz on light and bright wines for a summer day down the Shore.
Pink wines are a serious wine thats gotten an unjustifiably bad rep.
Buzz: How come wineries put so much useless information on the label?
Marnie: Some label statements are required by law, Buzz, such as where the grapes were grown and who made the wine. Others help distinguish that wine from other wines. This information could be grape varieties, style terms or vineyard names.
Buzz: I forgot to get my wife a present for Valentine's Day. What could I pick up at the store that could save my bacon?
Buzz: Hey Marnie, I'm going skiing this weekend and I always carry a flask. What's the best whiskey for keeping warm?
Buzz: Hey, Marnie, how come young people these days drink such weird stuff?
Marnie: Like what, Buzz?
Buzz: I went to a holiday dinner hosted by nieces...
Buzz: When did they start making a special wine for little ladies?
Marnie: I've never heard of such a thing, Buzz. What do you mean?
Welcome to Cheap Buzz, where we eavesdrop as sommelier Marnie Old attempts to teach the joys of wine and fine spirits to Buzz, a guy with no sophistication and not much money. Here's their latest conversation.