The Witch On Wine Podcast

Welcome to the show that helps you bewitch your senses with wine and spirits. Yolanda Shoshana chats with winemakers, sommeliers, authors, wine/spirit experts, wine gurus, wine lovers, and wine writers around the globe.
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Jul 7, 2017


In this episode Yolanda Shoshana chats with Maria Benardis, author of My Greek Family Table and founder of They talk Greek food and wine. Not only is Greek food delicious, but good for you. Tune in to find out about dishes that have influenced other cultures for thousands of years.

Check out a recipe from the book> Baked Asparagus With Oregano, Feta, and Lemon Zest




Jun 14, 2017



In this episode Yolanda Shoshana gets into Idaho's dirty little secret: wine. She chats with Moya Dolsby, Executive Director of Idaho Wine Commission. They talk about the growing wine region, why Idaho is perfect for producing wine, and break down why Idaho is becoming a hot destinationIdaho is not just about potatoes. Tune in to get the 411. Cheers!

Mar 21, 2017



In this episode, Yolanda Shoshana chats with Kimberly Fisher, Ambassador for Remy Martin. They talk Cognac, how Fisher found her way into the Cognac world, the scoop on Remy and the 1738 Royal Hour. Tune for all the goodness!




Sep 11, 2016

It's always fun to celebrate a wine holiday so get your glasses ready for International Garnacha Day aka International Grenache Day. In this episode I give some 411 on the holiday and give some suggestions for wines to drink.

September 16th is when the holiday goes down. Get ready!



Aug 19, 2016


In this episode Yolanda Shoshana chats with Jackie Zykan, Master Bourbon Specialist at Old Forester Bourbon.  Tune in to find out the history of America's first bottled bourbon, their big plans for 2017, bourbon tips, and so much more.

Aug 10, 2016


In this episode Yolanda Shoshana talks wine with winemaker, Jessica Munnell. She is the winemaker at Mercer Estates, a family owned sustainable winery in Washington State.

Tune in to find out the juicy information about Mercer, why Washington is the perfect place to make wine, and Jessica's tips on how to get into the world of wine.



Jul 7, 2016


In this episode find out what's in your stars and what should be in your glass. Yolanda Shoshana goes through her Wine & Spirit Astrology for the month of July. Find out what the month holds. What's in your glass? Cheers!

You can also find your astrology on my blog, Wicked Pompette.



Jun 23, 2016

In this episode Yolanda Shoshana reviews two wines that would be great for the summer: Koyle Costa, a critically acclaimed Sauvignon Blanc from Chile and Whispering Angel, a sensual Rosé from Provence. Both wines are wonderful with and should be on your "to sip" list. Cheers!



Jun 14, 2016



In this episode Yolanda Shoshana chats with Chantal Martineau the author of How the Gringos Stole Tequila. They discuss the controversial book title, Patron, the difference between tequila and mezcal, tequila tips, and so much more.

Martineau has written articles about food, drinks, and travel for numerous publications, including Allure, the Atlantic, Decanter, Edible, Maxim, Saveur, Time Out, Village Voice, the Washington Post, and Wine Enthusiast.







May 18, 2016


Did you know that National Chardonnay Day is May 21st? Get your wine glass ready to celebrate.

In this episode Yolanda Shoshana chats with Jim Kimmel of Kimmel Vineyards about the wonderful of world of chardonnay. His vineyard is known for producing some of the best chardonnay in California.

Tune in to find out more about Kimmel wines and how sustainability is a big part of their vineyard.


May 3, 2016




Are you giving any love to wine from Spain? In case you didn't know Spain has some wonderful wines that are great for every day drinking as well wines perfect for special occasions. 

In this episode hear reviews for Gorgorito Verdejo Rueda 2014 and Torres Celeste Ribera del Duero 2012. Both wines are from the Ribera y Rueda wine region. 



Apr 3, 2016

There is always so much going on in the wine world, it can be hard to keep up.  In this episode Yolanda Shoshana shares curated wine news. She talks rosé wine, Italy/Spain dethroning France, arsenic in California wine, and more.

You can also follow her Wine News board on Pinterest for wine information around the globe.

Mar 23, 2016




In this episode Yolanda Shoshana chats with Blakely Trettenero, the creatrix of Cooking for Bimbos. While wine is delicious on it's own, pairing it would food can take it to a while other level.

Find out why cooking should be a part of your lifestyle and what recipes on the site Blakely recommends with rosé. Be inspired to make magick in your kitchen. Cheers!


Mar 10, 2016


This episode gets up close and personal with wines from Georgia. Yolanda Shoshana chats with author and journalist, Alice Feiring, about her new book, For The Love of Wine: My Odyssey Through the World's Most Ancient Wine Culture.

The book tracks Feiring's journey through the ancient wine culture of Georgia. On her journey she met winemakers, bishops, farmers, artists, and silk spinners. She also collected recipes which are included in the book.

Georgia is doing some magickal things with wine, find out all about!

Feb 24, 2016


In this episode, Yolanda Shoshana, chats with Rita Jammet from La Caravelle Champagne. Find out more about how this exquiste and affordable champagne made it's way onto the New York scene and is making it's way around the world. If you like bubble magick then tune in to find out more about La Caravelle. Champagne is a party in a bottle!



Feb 10, 2016


Sparkling wine is perfect for romance and the art of seduction. In this episode Yolanda Shohshana gives you some of her wine picks for Valentine's Day and beyond. Some of her choices are Bailly La Pierre Crémant, JBC No. 69, Bottega Gold, Segua Viudas, and more. Tune to find out how to fill your glass with bubbly magick!

Jan 27, 2016
Episode 2: Alex Doniger,  Assistant Winemaker at Hector Wine Company

In this episode Yolanda Shoshana chats with Alexandra Doniger, the assistant winemaker at Hector Wine Company. Find out what inspired Doniger to get into the wine business and how she made her way to one of the hottest new vineyards in the Finger Lakes.




Jan 19, 2016
Episode 1: Plonk Wine Club

In this episode Yolanda Shoshana talks wine with Etty Lewensztain, the founder of Plonk Wine Club.

Plonk Wine Club specializes in bringing expertly curated selection of artisanal, small batch, and sustainably grown boutique wines from around the globe. Plonk’s monthly wine club shipments often feature natural wines including those that are grown using organic and biodynamic methods.

Tune in to find out more about Plonk and how they are different from the other wine clubs. Lewensztain also drops some good information about natural and biodynamic wines in this episode. Cheers!