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New Wine (Episode #103)

KQED Life: Sun, Jan 3, 2010 -- 12:30 PM

Denise Ingrid Brickel takes viewers in search of an answer to the question: what intangible elements does wine present that resemble our own invisible nature? She talks with Tom Harpur, Toronto Star journalist and author of The Spirituality of Wine and Water into Wine, about the symbolic meaning of pruning and grape crushing, the importance of tending 'the vineyard in one's heart,' the connection between spirituality and nature, and the modern-day relevance of the Biblical expression, 'new wine in old wineskins.' For an explanation of the spiritual significance of wine in diverse religions, Denise turns to representatives of the Protestant, Jewish, Muslim and Catholic faiths:Chuck Cody, pastor and wine judge; Ernie Weir, Napa Valley maker of kosher wine; Dr. Mustafa Kuko, director of the Islamic Center of Riverside; and Abbott Thomas Davis of New Clairvaux Abbey, where members of the Cistercian order harvest grapes and make tempranillo wine.

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