Apr 15, 2015
This co-podcast with Brian Weber
from Bartender Journey will teach you a ton about
what goes on behind the bar with wine! From the danger of ordering
rosé to how long a wine is left open before chucked, we give
it to you straight!
Brian launched our full
on his podcast, which includes more basics about wine. I've
edited our conversation to focus just on the wine-relevant
portions! We talked about...
- How much knowledge do
bartenders have about wine?How much training do they
it ok to ask for samples?
- How long does wine stick
around before it's chucked if it's sold BTG? Do they ever try it - or
just pour and hope it is still good? How many days do you leave a
red by the glass compared to a white after
does pricing of wine work in a restaurant setting?
- Do you think of us wine folk as
silly purists? Meaning, a great cocktail is made from a few, if not
many ingredients, and we winos are mostly looking for
do you do when a customer tells you the wine you served is
you ever faked rosé by adding red to white
there any cocktails that do not screw up your palate before the
- What are some new and exciting
wine cocktails being offered? How much of a difference does better
wine make in these cocktails?
A very fun conversation from
which I know you'll learn a ton!