The Connected Table Live Debuts October 1

Melanie Young & David Ransom at the 2014 James Beard Foundation Awards- Photo by Jennifer Mitchell
Melanie Young & David Ransom at the 2014 James Beard Foundation Awards- Photo by Jennifer Mitchell


Food and beverage industry veterans Melanie Young and David Ransom will cohost The Connected Table® Live, an international radio show airing Wednesdays at 2 p.m. EST/1 p.m. CST on W4CY Radio. The show will be available on demand at, and everywhere the iHeartRadio app is available, under the Shows & Personalities section. Link to station:

“The Connected Table® Live is an interview-driven format show featuring guests who work in food, beverage and hospitality, including chefs and restaurateurs, wine and spirits professionals, farmers, food scientists, educators, authors and journalists. Our work in the industry has brought us in touch with a wide range of fascinating and dedicated people and we want to showcase them and share their stories,” said Young.

“Our respective and complementary backgrounds in food, wine, spirits and hospitality will add lively commentary to The Connected Table® Live. We are both passionate travelers, cooks and restaurant-goers who enjoy supporting all aspects of the industry. We like to refer to ourselves as ‘an insatiably curious culinary couple,’ ” said Ransom.

Both W4CY and W4WN Radio are among the top ranked internet radio stations in the world presented by Talk 4 Media and Talk 4 Radio with listeners in all 50 states and in all 197 countries.  For guest booking Information:


By Melanie Young

The Connected Table is a media production company, radio show, podcast and blog specializing in wine, food and travel. Listen to The Connected Table LIVE and The Connected Table SIPS on iHeart and other major podcast platforms. Melanie Young and David Ransom are wine and food specialists, speakers and writers. We are experts in helping brands promote their products, destinations and services through custom content.