Wine for Normal People

You don't have to watch the Tour to love this podcast. We use the route of the Tour to cover the wine regions that the 2014 Tour de France pedaled through -- from the UK to Champagne to Languedoc and Southwest France. We provide snippets of info on each region, with commentary on the Tour sprinkled in. And we do it without blood doping or steroid use, thank you very much!

 

Thanks for listening! Enjoy!

Direct download: 106_Ep_106__Tour_de_France_Wine_Coverage_2014.mp3
Category:French wine -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

This week we continue our interview (see Ep 104 for Part 1) with George Geris from Villa Maria Winery in New Zealand. We cover, diurnals, screw caps, Australia, New Zealand's marketing conundrum, and then M.C. Ice asserts his Fabio-sity (listen and you'll understand...)

 

Thanks for listening! 

Direct download: 105_Ep_105__New_Zealand_with_George_Geris_Pt_II.mp3
Category:New Zealand -- posted at: 11:10pm EDT

I had the opportunity to ask great questions of George Geris, winemaker for the large New Zealand winery, Villa Maria. He has been all over the world learning his craft but has been a winemaker in New Zealand for 17 years, making Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir. He's laid back, smart, cool and full of important info about New Zealand. 

In Part 1 of 2, we discuss George's background, what makes New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc so special, and a ton of other topics about this dual island wine hit parade. 

And unlike other interview we've done before, even though M.C. Ice wasn't there, he's a major part of this podcast...listen and see. 

 

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Podcast music: “Café connection” by morgantj / CC BY 3.0, ©2009 – Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) Map: Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported2.5 Generic2.0 Generic and 1.0 Generic license

Direct download: 104_Ep_104__New_Zealand_with_George_Geris_Pt_I.mp3
Category:New Zealand -- posted at: 9:25pm EDT

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