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Wine and Crime: A Deadly Pairing

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Dive into the world of wine and crime with thrilling mysteries.

description: an elegant wine glass filled with a deep red wine, set against a backdrop of a dimly lit room with shadows dancing on the walls. the glass is delicately held by an unseen hand, adding an air of mystery to the scene.

In the world of crime fiction, there are few settings as rich and intriguing as the vineyards of Bordeaux. Jean-Pierre Alaux and Noël Balen's Bordeaux region set series of crime novels now numbers 22 books, with 14 and counting available for readers to enjoy. These novels combine the elegance of French wine culture with the suspense of a gripping mystery, making for a truly intoxicating read.

For those who can't get enough of mysteries, murders, and mayhem, there is a wealth of true-crime podcasts to explore in 2024. From 'Scamanda' to 'My Favorite Murder,' these podcasts delve into real-life cases that will keep you on the edge of your seat.

When it comes to TV series, a combination of a crappy husband, an elite Zip Code, and women supporting other rich women can make for a captivating watch. Whether it's a drama or a comedy, there's something irresistible about the blend of scandal, intrigue, and luxury.

But for those looking for a unique twist on the true crime genre, look no further than Brandy and Chris Diamond's Texas Wine and True Crime podcast. This local couple combines their love of wine with their passion for storytelling to deliver a one-of-a-kind listening experience that is sure to keep listeners coming back for more.

For a more historical take on crime, the event hosted by Vin Van Cymru and historian Dr. Angela Muir promises to take attendees on a journey through the grisly true crime stories committed in Wales. From tales of betrayal to acts of revenge, these stories will leave a lasting impression on all who attend.

When it comes to wine, 19 Crimes' The Banished stands out as a full and round red wine blend that boasts a distinct sweetness, making it rich and mouth-coating. This wine is the perfect companion for a night of indulging in thrilling crime fiction or true crime podcasts.

In Des Moines, Lucy Fitzgerald, legally known as Lachele Wendel, has recently opened Lachele's Fine Foods, a diner that promises to satisfy both your hunger and your curiosity. With a menu inspired by classic comfort food and a cozy atmosphere, this diner is the ideal spot to unwind after a long day of unraveling mysteries.

Lucy Fitzgerald, along with Kenyon Laing and Amanda Jacobson, also hosts the true-crime podcast 'Wine and Crime.' This podcast combines their love of wine with their fascination with true crime, creating a unique listening experience that is both entertaining and informative.

Beth Behrs, known for her roles on "2 Broke Girls" and "The Neighborhood," is represented by CAA. Her talent and versatility have made her a beloved figure in the entertainment industry, and her presence in both comedy and drama is a testament to her skill as an actress.

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