Taste This: Wine Barrels…Why do they matter?

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[Narrator] Taste This is brought to you by Visit Oakland. (upbeat music) (bell rings) (mellow music) – Today we’re talking barrels, because this is really important in the final taste of the wine. I’m Leslie Sbrocco. Come on and Taste This. (mellow music) – I like to use French and American oak. I use about […]

Chappelle’s Show – Black Bush

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LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, I BRING TO YOU NOW BLACK BUSH. female narrator: PRESIDENT BUSH CONTINUES TO MAKE HIS CASE FOR AN INVASION OF IRAQ. – AFTER CAREFULLY EXAMINING THE REGION, ME AND MY CABINET AGREE THAT THAT AREA IS DEFINITELY RIPE FOR REGIME CHANGE. – A’IGHT? – BUT IF I CAN BE REAL ABOUT IT– […]

Optimistic Nihilism

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Human existence is scary and confusing. A few hundred thousand years ago, we became conscious and found ourselves in a strange place. It was filled with other beings. We could eat some; some could eat us. There was liquid stuff we could drink; things we could use to make more things. The daytime sky had […]

Mastering the Basics How to Deglaze a Pan with Alcohol

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So, typically, we want to flambé, or deglaze a pan when we’re making a pan sauce. In this case we really have a chicken leg, that we’ve caramelized, in just some, canola oil. And, as you can see there are nice brown bits, and that’s, that’s really the, the technique is, we want to deglaze […]

Sonic Sez – Hero of the Year (Alcohol)

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I have gained by I’ve tried it I well it’s finds him their attitude and draw it did only on street like so when from the genes like all drug alcoholics interest needed to get involved just a minute

Wine tasting with Jancis Robinson and Martin Wolf

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Mm, this is so good. Ooh, I like what’s that. Thank you, great. A bit of nice claret. Why did you choose this Chateau Duhard-Milon 2005 Paulliac from Bordeaux? Well, the answer is obviously fairly simple. I like it. And unlike its big brother, Chateau Lafite, it’s affordable. It’s more affordable. So it’s a very […]

Introduction to Austrian wine: History, wine regions, wines & Erste Lagen with Michael Moosbrugger

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Michael, can you give us an overview of the history of Austrian wine and the sort of production that the country had for many centuries. Well, looking to, looking into the history of Austrian wine, we can go even back to Celtic times in Austria. So within Europe, Austria has one of the oldest wine […]

Science for kids – How to make fizzy bottle rockets – ExpeRimental #16

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These bottle rockets were a really fun and exciting way that the children can do science on the playground. Today we are going to do an amazing fantastic scientific experiment. This experiment is gonna involve these tablets that you may have seen at home, paracetamol. But these are fizzy paracetamol. When these paracetamol hit the […]

Can of Soda in Liquid Nitrogen!

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Frostbite Theater presents… Cold Cuts! No baloney! Just science! Hi! I’m Joanna! And I’m Steve! Today, we find out what happens when we place a can of soda in liquid nitrogen! Excellent! Ummm… You should probably take that outside. Ya’ think? Yeah. Okay. [Door] Kerchunk. Apparently, Steve has forgotten that soda is mostly water, and […]

Is your child suffering from asthma? Bananas may help

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