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Aug 26, 2018

Is there still a place where you can get top wines of a region for an affordable price? YES! The Maipo Valley of Chile has some of the best Bordeaux-style reds & Cabernet Sauvignon in the world. You'll learn all about what's here, including top producers.

 

Show notes...

The overview...

  • First we give an overview of the...


Aug 18, 2018

In this podcast I have a fascinating conversation with the head of Global Growth for www.wine-searcher.com, Suzanne Kendrick. The company is based in New Zealand and they are the ultimate intersection between tech and wine -- essentially the Google of wine prices. 

From their site, 

"The Wine-Searcher database...


Aug 12, 2018

We share the story of Spain's Albariño/ Portugal's Alvarinho. From ancient fame, to near extinction, and then triumphant resurrection, this grape is one of our favorites -- aromatic, acidic, complex yet delicious! It's a must in your wine rotation.

We also discuss Underground Wine Events, Washington D.C. on November 3....


Aug 4, 2018

Austria Overview:

  • Same latitude as Burgundy – more continental, less Atlantic influence in climate
  • Soils: Range of soils
  • Lots of different grapes
    • Whites: Grüner, Riesling
    • Top reds: Blauer zweigelt with St. Laurent, Blaufränkisch, Pinot Noir
  • Great value for $ -- not a lot of mass brands=

Austria reds -- growing...