Sat, 26 October 2013
The Grape Miniseries returns with a very special edition! Riesling expert Stuart Piggott joins us to give the low down on this exquisite but often misunderstood grape. This is a not-to-miss conversation with an entertaining, funny, NORMAL Riesling guru!
After gossiping about why a lot of wine experts are disconnected from normal people we cover stuff like:
Next time we focus on Germany, the home and holy land of the grape!
Thanks for listening! Enjoy!
And thanks for listening! We can't wait to hear from you! If you've got a question you want us to answer, post it we'll include it on the show!
Direct download: Ep_087_Discovering_Riesling_w_Expert_Stuart_Piggott_FINAL.mp3
Category:Riesling -- posted at: 1:39am EDT
Fri, 18 October 2013
In a continuation of my amazing interview with Jean-Louis Carbonnier of the prestigious Bordeaux property Château Palmer, this week we talk more about the wines of the Château and what makes them so good.
(WARNING: You may want to brush up on the Bordeaux podcasts before listening -- we get into some nerdy details!)
We weave through a bunch of sub-topics, but here are the main points:
Thanks again to Jean-Louis and Château Palmer for their time and for educating us on this historic, classic, and unbelievably delicious wine!
Fri, 11 October 2013
For this episode, I had the pleasure of interviewing Jean-Louis Carbonnier, the Director of the Americas for one of the most esteemed Bordeaux château, Château Palmer and the owner of the communications firm Carbonnier Communications.
This is the first part of a two part conversation that you won’t want to miss. You may learn more about how Bordeaux really works from this conversation than from any book you can read, I know I did. In this installment, we talk about:
Stay tuned for next week’s episode when we discuss the 1855 Classification, it’s relevance today, and the nuts of bolt of how to make a wine as outstanding as Château Palmer.
Thanks to Jean-Louis! I look forward to hearing your thoughts on this conversation!