Wine &

Wine And

A Laugh Out Loud TV Podcast that covers everything wine and all that it is connected to.

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Kecia Littman is a professional makeup artist with 20 years of experience specializing in print, fashion, television, and film. She joins our Wine & Podcast where Moani & Halia get insider tips on makeup. Wine Somalia Chris reveals a must-taste that everyone agrees is amazing. Watch and Enjoy!

Aug 24

46 min 36 sec

Britt Young is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who specializes in counseling couples struggling with infidelity, disconnection, and relationship conflict. She is also the owner of Xplor Counseling, LLC, a group counseling practice with 25 clinicians and four locations across Oahu. Britt uses Emotionally Focused Therapy as her main modality to help couples find secure attachments with each other and work through painful experiences and interactions. She also helps couples learn how to use healthy communication to create opportunities for understanding, even in the midst of conflict. Before becoming a therapist, Britt was a news reporter and meteorologist for KGMB in Honolulu.

Aug 23

34 min 44 sec

Michele Sorensen, affectionately named the Tea Goddess by her friends, has been serving Afternoon Tea with love & passion since opening Tea at 1024 in Downtown Honolulu in 1999. She has been featured in several local publications such as Pacific Edge Magazine, Edible Hawaiian Magazine, Honolulu Magazine and Hawaii Luxury Magazine. Her recent feature in the national tea publication, Tea Time Magazine, was a long time business goal of Michele's. Tea at 1024 was Voted Best Afternoon Tea by Honolulu Magazine. She is the consummate hostess and enjoys sharing Afternoon Tea with everyone that walks into her teashop. During the recent pandemic shut down she started a weekly LIVE Tea Chat series on Facebook. “I thought since we were all in lockdown, that it would be a great opportunity to reach out to my fellow tea enthusiasts from around the world and chat with them on a LIVE format. I started in April and have interviewed over 37 business owners from England, Ireland, Africa, Australia, all across the US and locally here in the Islands as well,” says Michele. On Michele’s personal side she travels around the world competing in Ironman races. She is an 8 time Ironman Finisher and has qualified for 3 world championship slots by winning her age group.

Aug 22

36 min 33 sec

“Wine &…” is a unique TV Show/ Podcast that covers everything wine and all that it is connected to. It is not only about the producers, winemakers, vignerons, somms and the people who rate and drink it but its interconnectivity with culture, art, history, music, cuisine and its unique and specific connection to the earth. Host Chris Ramelb, Hali’a Parish, and Moani Hara. Chris Ramelb is an advanced Sommelier with an extensive knowledge and history studying and promoting wine. His commitment to sharing his love of wine and all things alcohol is unparalleled. Hali’a Parish is an actress, singer, and dancer who has performed on multiple stages with roles in Legends in Concert and in Disney World. Moani Hara has been in the entertainment industry for 20 years. She is the former Miss Hawaii USA 2014, and has done modeling, acting and commercial work.

Aug 21

34 min 48 sec

#Sommelier and host Chris, Moani & Halia are joined by Hawaii Jeweler Julia MacDonald from Na Hoku.  An exciting wine choice by #FritzMuller is paired with #TahitianPearls on this luxury discussion of #WineAndPodcast filmed live from Hawaii.

Aug 20

40 min 22 sec

Kimo Lauer grew up in Honolulu where he discovered his passion for the visual arts. He received several Scholarships to the Honolulu Academy of Arts summer programs until he was a senior in high school.   There he attended Otis/Parson School of Art and Design and began his successful photography career. For the past 25 years, he was based in Hollywood, while also traveling the world on assignment photographing models, actors, artists, athletes, and others. His recent return to his Island home has him excited to further expand his vision, collaborate with fellow artists, and share his mana’o and passion with the next generation of aspiring artists here in his beloved Hawai’i Nei.

Aug 19

33 min 45 sec

Wine & Chocolate with Tamara Butterbaugh, Chocolate Sommelier & Founder of Manoa Chocolate.

Aug 18

41 min 6 sec

Featuring Julia Sorenson, Creative Director of Honolulu Design Center  Born and raised in Reno, Nevada by Danish parents who immigrated to the US in the 80’s. After finishing high school in Reno, I got my BA from the University of San Diego in 2014, and then went on to get my MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute in 2017. Currently, I am the Creative Director at the Honolulu Design Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. I was introduced to art and design by my father, founder of the Honolulu Design Center, at a very young age. It was always something that interested me, and after going to college and falling in love with all of my art classes, I knew that was my path.

Aug 17

32 min 8 sec

She says she’s never met someone she and her staff couldn’t teach how to dance - whether it's crafting a first dance for a wedding; creating choreography for competitive dancers; or just starting a fun hobby, her studio has got you covered! Originally from the country of Panama, she grew up dancing Latin dances like Salsa, Merengue, and Bachata with her family as a child. As she grew older she developed a strong sense of discipline, work ethic, and ambition.   As a professional competitor, she was a Salsa Champion, Rhythm Champion, and Smooth Finalist.

Aug 16

38 min 2 sec

Tim Golden is a Certified Cicerone®, experienced home brewer, and co-owner of Village Bottle Shop & Tasting Room in Kakaʻako. Raised on the North Shore of Oahu, Tim picked up home brewing and the love for beer while living and working in Los Angeles. Tim is also a contributing writer in the upcoming book Hawai'i Beer: A History of Brewing in Paradise (American Palate), which will be released on Amazon in April.

Aug 15

36 min 30 sec

Cheryl DeAngelo. An Award-winning Restaurateur, Cheese Enthusiast, and Founder of Bubbly & Bleu joins the Wine & Podcast with Chris Ramelb, Halia Parish, & Moani Hara to talk about the best pairings,  arrangement of different salty meats, select cheeses, beautiful fruits & reserved wines

Aug 14

39 min

Danielle Groff comes from generations of artists with her grandfather being a significant source of her inspiration. Groff describes her beginnings as an artist as a “mindless hobby” which expanded throughout her home community on the North Shore and later the world! Her paintings embody the sense of happiness and aloha found in her North Shore community which makes them appeal internationally. Her whimsical artwork usually features marine life, seascapes, other Hawaiian landscapes, or significant sites such as Anahulu Bridge. Featuring an array of complementary colors that aren’t usually found in nature, Groff’s work is unique and soothing to view. Her work has been featured in the Maui art gallery, in the Outrigger as a solo exhibit, and more. Groff has been offering painting classes to teach her “Groff Art” style to others after finding a passion for teaching art. These regular classes are on the last Saturday of the month at the Ka Makana Ali’i location of Pictures Plus.

Aug 13

32 min 36 sec

Hailing from the tiny island of Lanai, Hawaii and graduate of Lanai High School, this DJ, Comedian, TV host and Actor has done it all! Currently, Lanai is a producer/director for It’s A Hawaii Thing Productions creating a variety of TV Shows/Podcasts such as “It’s A Hawaii Thing”, which he is also a co-host on, “Culturised,” “Wine &…” and there is more in the works!  Lanai also hosts Cooking Hawaiian Style, currently in its 8th season. In the 90’s, Lanai was part of Hoku nominated comedy trio “The 3 Local Boys.” With four albums under his belt, you might remember such hits as “Rice Rice Baby,” “I’m A Filipino” or the song that went national, “Me So Hungry.” Lanai is no stranger to international and local TV shows such as Food Network’s Great Food Truck Race, Co-host with Anthony Bourdain’s No Reservations, Jake and the Fat Man, Da Braddah’s, Baywatch Hawaii, Hawaii Five-0, and he has also been in a variety of local commercials.   He has been touring the mainland doing stand-up comedy openings for Henry Kapono, Andy Bumatai, Augie Tulba, Wayne Brady, and Damon Wayans, to name a few. As a 25- year radio veteran, Lanai co-created the Island 98.5 radio station, and currently is on air in Tokyo and Fukuoka, Japan.

Aug 12

39 min 32 sec

Wine & Pizza with Keola Rapozo, Co-Owner of 'Ili 'Ili Cash & Carry pizza in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Aug 12

37 min 44 sec

Stu Simmons,  President of Seafood Connections joins Chris Ramelb, Moani Hara & Halia. Full Video 4K Interview: https://wineand.org/caviar  A seafood connoisseur and entrepreneur, Stuart Simmons founder of Seafood Connection, has led the company for more than 30 years. Mr. Simmons, considered an expert in commercial lobster importing and export, was a featured speaker at the World Lobster Conference in Adelaide, Australia.   

Feb 16

35 min 6 sec

Full Length 4K Video Interview with Shantel http://wineand.org/drag-queen Chris Ramelb, Hali’a Parish, and Moani Hara are joined by Princess Shantel. She has lived on this beautiful place called O’ahu for most of my life and doing drags for over 15 years starting my journey to drags in the City of Sin Las Vegas, Nevada, and now have my residency at Scarlet Honolulu. Scarlet has been her home for over 5 years as the host and emcee as well as a weekly performer on the infamous Pineapple Stage being able to share this stage with a long line of Ru Paul’s Drag Race past president and current winners.

Feb 15

39 min 56 sec

Wine & Design TV Podcast with Sommelier Chris Ramelb, Halia Parish, & Moani Hara. Davis Moss of the Hawaii Symphony Orchestra joins Chris, Halia, & Moani to discuss how music and wine pair perfectly. Full 4K Video Interview: https://wineand.org/david-moss/

Feb 15

32 min 44 sec

Wine & Design TV Podcast with Sommelier Chris Ramelb, Halia Parish, & Moani Hara. FULL WINE AND...  EPISODES 4k VIDEO https://wineand.org/

Dec 2020

32 min 8 sec

Wine & TV Show Podcast that covers everything wine and all that it is connected to. It is not only about the producers, winemakers, vignerons, somms and the people who rate and drink it but interconnectivity with culture, art, history, music, cuisine and its unique and specific connection to the earth. Shelley Cramer is the Vice President and General Manager of Hawai‘i’s first Saks Fifth Avenue. The full-service luxury department store opened on is located in the Waikiki’s International Market Place in Honolulu, Hawai‘i.  As a long-time retail industry expert, Cramer has over 20 years of management experience and an extensive background in marketing. In her role, she is responsible for leading and representing the iconic Saks Fifth Avenue brand. Full Video Podcast Broadcast:   wineand.org Instagram: @wineandpodcast ABC Network: KITV Airs Saturdays Wine & TV Show Podcast that covers everything wine and all that it is connected to. It is not only about the producers, winemakers, vignerons, somms and the people who rate and drink it but interconnectivity with culture, art, history, music, cuisine and its unique and specific connection to the earth. Meet Chris Ramelb Christopher Ramelb, a native of Kaua’i, started his wine career in 2012 as a business analyst for Southern Wine and Spirits after earning a Computer Science degree at University of Hawaii at Manoa. He has since twice represented Hawaii at the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs National Young Somm finals, won the Clore scholarship for the top score at the Certified Sommelier exam, and earned the coveted Johnston Medal in 2016, achieving the highest score for all Advanced Examinations in the calendar year, beating out hundreds of candidates across the globe. He furthered his wine studies on the floor at Vino and Alan Wong’s, and eventually took the post of opening Wine Director at Senia, where he helped earn the restaurant a James Beard nomination for “Best New Restaurant”, and a spot in Wine Enthusiast’s “America’s Top 100 Wine Restaurants” in 2017. He rejoined Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits as the Restaurant Sales Manager and Director of Wine Education in 2018, the same year he first passed the Master Sommelier examination. He loves consuming and learning all things alcohol and is committed to furthering the drinking and hospitality culture in Hawaii. Meet Halia Parish Hali’a Parish is extremely multifaceted. As an actress, singer and dancer she’s performed and taken lead on multiple stages such as Legends in Concert and Disney World. As an artist and professional hula dancer she shares her passion for culture by teaching music to children at Hawaiian charter schools. She’s obtained her Masters Degree in Business Administration and Bachelors in Speech Communication leading her to also take on a career as a television host and entrepreneur. Meet Moani Hara Moani has been in the entertainment industry for 20 years. First as a model, holding the title of Miss Hawaii USA in 2014, and also acting and commercial work in LA. She even played a feature roll in the movie "Snatched" alongside Amy Schumer. You can also catch her in numerous print works, and featured with Ala Moana shopping center.  Being born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, this local girl has gained experience making connections within the community as well as being able to create and nourish connections on the mainland. Moani is driven and constantly is searching for how she can push her limits and broaden her horizons in everything she does.

Dec 2020

34 min 48 sec