The Whine Situation: A Wine and Whines Podcast
By Shaughn Buchholz and Ellen Clifford
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The show that pairs a Wine with a Whine! Shaughn Buchholz and Ellen Clifford are wine nerds based in Los Angeles who curate wines for their funny friends whines!
||CleanJohnny Meeks & The Search for Lost Wines!||Shaughn and Ellen welcome Johnny Meeks (Upright Citizens Brigade, Mouth Feelings, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend) to the show to hear his whines about looking for things he lost. First though they tackle their Grape of the Week/Grapes of Thrones: Viognier. Johnn||2/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanErin Gibson & Insta-Wines!||Erin Gibson (Throwing Shade, Feminasty) joins Shaughn and Ellen to whine about how fake everything/everyone is on Instagram. The grape of the week/grape of thrones is Torrontes, an Argentinean delight. It CAN be delicious. Just don't think about ...||2/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMaggie Lawson & Gluten-Free Wines!||Maggie Lawson (Psych, Angel from Hell, Santa Clarita Diet) joins Shaughn and Ellen to whine about having celiac and how popularity of gluten-free diets has affected how seriously people take the disease. The Grape of the Week is Pinotage! A South Afric.||2/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKarl Hess & Luncheon Wines!||Why don't we drink at lunch? That is the whine of Karl Hess (Food Fact or Fiction on the Cooking Channel, Yelling About Paté podcast, stand-up) who shows up to challenge Shaughn with his sultry bass tones. Ellen moderates as best she can. The gra...||1/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJen Curcio & Wines for Your Day Job!||This week Jen Curcio (storyteller, Cara and Jen's Sleepover Party) joins Shaughn and Ellen to complain about day jobs! Before getting into the whine and wine Shaughn and Ellen launch a new segment, Grape of the Week! This week they cover Sauvignon...||1/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJeffery Self & More Famous Women Wines!||This episode gets a sultry start before welcoming guest Jeffery Self (30 Rock, You're Killing Me, A Very Very Bad Thing) joins to whine about the plethora of attention given to terrible famous men when there are so many fabulous women to be honore...||1/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBetsy Stover & Very Proper (even texted) Wines!||Betsy Stover (Why Mommy Drinks, Teacher's Lounge) joins this week to whine about the terrible etiquette surrounding iPhones. Because new-school tech needs old-school etiquette they pair this with a wine from sponsor Gregory Condes that is a collar...||1/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGregory Condes & Freeform wines!||Shaughn and Ellen strike a power-pose to hold up the man with a plan, the man behind the wine! Gregory Condes the wine importer dugout, joins for more fun wine talk than whines and that is okay. The hip-sip-tip from Ellen is a Nebbiolo from Mexico.||1/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAnt Hines & Who the F knows wines!||Anthony Hines (Producer/writer of Sacha Baron Cohen productions) joins us for some freeform whines! And since he rebelled against telling us his whine in advance, we paired it with a rebel wine aka a Super Tuscan (Cab/Sangiovese Tuscan vino) from spons.||12/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJason and Bree Booth & Baby Wines!||Jason Booth (Wine for Sophisticated Homies , ImprovSchrimprov) and his wife Bree (wine enjoyer) join Shaughn and Ellen to whine about bad parents and their obnoxious babies. They give it a couple of pairings: a Beaujolais Nouveau in honor of the whine.||12/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPhil Augusta Jackson & Sex in the City Wines!||Phil Augusta Jackson (Key & Peele, Brooklyn Nine-Nine) joins Shaughn and Ellen to whine about people hating on the HBO series "Sex in the City", especially when they haven't checked it out! The whine is paired with Sanger Grand Cru B...||12/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhitney Adams & Puppy Love Wines!||Whitney Adams (The Whitney A. Channel, Reality Reality podcast) joins Shaughn and Ellen to whine about her new puppy parenting woes. Puppies whine even more than humans! There's wine homework this week! Take a picture of your go-to grocery store w...||11/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKelly McInerney & Following Through the Wine!||Kelly McInerney (IMDWeed, AfterBuzz, stand-up) joins Shaughn and Ellen to whine about people bailing on plans and lack of follow through in Los Angeles. They pair it with 2015 Isabelle and Bruno Perraud Petillant Naturel Gamay "Happy Bulles" ...||11/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRyan O'Connell & Youtube Wines!||Ryan O'Connell (Will and Grace, Awkward) joins Ellen and Shaughn to whine about famous Youtubers. They pair it with a Matteo Corregian Roero Arneis DOC from wine sponsor Gregory Condes Wines. The hip sip tip from Ellen is a Napa Cabernet Sauvignon...||11/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCassi Jerkins & Working Women Wines!||Cassi Jerkins (Dumb Nerds, Jekyll's A*****e, puppetry) joins Shaughn and Ellen to whine about women in the workplace. Ellen's Hip Sip Tip was a pinot noir rosé from Gothic Wine and Shaughn's was a sparkling Vouvray from the Loire Valley....||10/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAnne Lane & Deadly Wines!||Anne Lane (Groundlings, Veep, Don't Worry He Won't Get Far on Foot) joins Shaughn and Ellen for a very special Halloween whine! She hates that you don't know what happens when you die, which paired with...not knowing what was in her wine...||10/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAlyse Michele & Airline Wine!||Alyse Michele (I Love You and I Like You: A Parks and Rec Podcast, Open Houses The Series) joins Shaughn and Ellen for quite the smorgasbord of whines and wines! The Hip Sip tip from Ellen was an Inteus Rioja Alavesa Tempranillo Blanco she found at Do||10/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanShaughn & Ellen v. The Court of Master Sommeliers!!||This week Shaughn and Ellen take the show on the road! All the way to San Diego! They took The Court of Master Sommeliers intro level course! A full two day lecture and then a killer exam! Did they pass?? You'll have to listen to find out! Join th...||10/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMatt McConkey & Small Plate Whines!||Matt McConkey (Homophilia, Heathers, Bajillion Dollar Properties) joins Shaughn and Ellen to get to the bottom of his small plates whines. Is it the actual dining style that he hates, or the attitude behind it? Someone get him a meal on a plate! The w||9/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPaul F Tompkins + Janie Haddad Tompkins & Costume Party Whines!||Paul F. Tompkins (Bojack Horseman, Comedy Bang! Bang!) Janie Haddad Tompkins (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Comedy Bang! Bang!) splashed by to whine about adult costume parties, and left full of Eight Arms Cellars "The Tentacle", chosen for being the ...||9/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKate Herman & Alexa, Order Wine!||This episode is sponsored by Gregory Condes Wines. This week Kate Herman joins Shaughn and Ellen to whine about Alexa. To combat modern woes a we go to a wine region with a long history: Burgundy. That's Bourgogne in French! Domaine Dupre Bourgogn...||9/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStephen Perlstein & A Beautiful Day for a Wine Wedding!||It's first episode of The Whine Situation with Boardwalk Audio! And we are now sponsored by Gregory Condes Wines! Stephen Perlstein, the benevolent podcast dictator of our new network is getting married so we popped some true bubbly, a Pascal Lall...||9/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMorgan Murphy & Robin Shorr Los Feliz Whine!||Morgan Murphy & Robin Shorr, hosts of Los Feliz the Podcast give a berakhah and sip their way through the show while championing our neighborhood, Chris Pine and the Dodgers!||8/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBryan Safi & The Real HouseWines!||Bryan Safi (Throwing Shade) throws a drink in the face of the The Real Housewives haters! We get angry at the taste of Skinny Girl and recover with some Fingering Lake Wine!||8/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDave Holmes and The March of Wine!||Dave Holmes makes a timely appearance to discuss the quickening of time! We dive into an aged Amarone to appreciate what time can bring!||8/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStan Zimmerman + Silver fox Wine!||Stan Zimmerman talks about his new script Silver Foxes and being a friend in the Golden Girls era! We pair an aged Riesling to show it gets better!||8/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGeralyn Flood + Island Wine!||Geralyn Flood washes ashore to whine about people not paying attention in the world! We pair a lovely island white to snap us back into awareness!||7/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCharlie Sanders & Camille Knox: The Californians Wine!||Charlie Sanders & Camille Knox take Sunset the whole way to the podcast to whine about people who hate on LA! We pair a crisp white to quench our dry mouths!||7/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKarla Mosley and Red Carpet Wine!||Karla Mosley "step and repeats" her way to the show to discuss dress codes and having to get all fancy! A lounging Brunello di Montalcino keeps it upscale casual!||7/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJulia Pels: The Future is Wine!||Julia Pels walks up to the glass ceiling to discuss her problems with women, females and feminism! We keep is manly with a tannic Lambrusco from northern Italy!||7/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDeanna Cheng & Hipster Wines!||Deanna Cheng splashes by to unpack her hatred of idle hipsters and manbuns with a SHOCKING surprise! We meditate on Romphims and talk about Jasper Dickson's wine!||6/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNate Corddry + Diners, Drive-Ins and Wines!||Nate Corddry swings by the studio to defend America's most under appreciated chef Guy Fieri and to air his grief about pajama wearing travelers at the airport! We found Guy Fieri's own wine label Hunt and Ryde to aid in the discussion! It has...||6/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChristina Hepburn & Sex Wine!||Christina Hepburn (T&A Talk Sex) pulls up a chair to whine about people who have opinions about things they know nothing about! We get deep into the perfect wine for sex, contractual cuddling and sound baths! We pair a Rioja to accompany our feelin...||6/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMelanie Lynskey Wants You to Stop Slurping!||Melanie Lynskey stops by to talk about her Misophonia! We show our favorite Kiwi the proper way to slurp and spit! Pouring her a calming glass of Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough New Zealand "On The Quiet"! Kiwi fruit is also a tasting note!||6/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDrew Droege + Aggressive Nothings!||Drew Droege stops by for a dribble to vent about people chiming in on social media! We "liked" a very special Pinot Noir to pair and help tame the crazy! Rich!||6/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChristine Little & Valley Woes!||Christine Little makes the trek to Hollywood to talk about people's lack of adventure when visiting her over the hill in the dreaded "valley"! Wine and valleys go hand and hand so we bring it to her with a lovely French Chinon for the Lo...||5/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPrice Peterson & Killer Wines!||Price Peterson bellies up to the bar to preach a warning about Killer Whales and how to protect mankind! We pair an Italian red to help summon our courage!||5/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBryan Rucker + Critical Mass!||Bryan Rucker (Goop Yourself!) joins the very first podcast to whine about TV critics who hate on female driven content and we pair a lovely sparkling wine to go with it!||5/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
wit and wisdom
Totally enjoyed listening to hosts and guest as a wine, movie, and TV lover.
Bryan is spot-on as usual with his reviews, knowledge, and opinions! Love hearing his wit and wisdom....
A perfect pairing 😉
Love this podcast! Ellen and Shaughn have such great chemistry. The guests are interesting and the banter is always amusing. Plus, I'm learning so much about wine! 🍷 cheers!
Fun AND Educational
Love the podcast. The co-hosts are funny together and I think have different strenghts that compliment each other. Really like the guests they have on. Can't wait to hear more and learn about wine!