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Dec 17, 2017

Central Otago is known among wine dorks as a Pinot Noir mecca. We're lucky that regular podcast guest host Simone Madden-Grey is from this region! In this episode, she gives us the skinny on climate, soil, top wines, travel tips, and what's next for the wines of the region.

 

Here are the show notes: 

  • Simone gives us a...


Dec 9, 2017

This week, we revive the Grape Miniseries from podcasts of old to bring you: Sangiovese! The star of Central Italy that does amazing things when taken care of. 

Here are the notes:

History of Sangiovese

  • Spotty history -- probably has existed a long time but wasn't mentioned until the 1500s.
  • The name likely comes from...


Dec 2, 2017

Some in the U.S. wine industry say cannabis legalization will create a war between wine& weed for limited resources & consumer interest. But George Christie, from the Wine Industry Network (the leading business resource for the wine industry), thinks collaboration could lead to great things for both parties. After you...


Nov 25, 2017

This week, regular guest host and UK wine shop owner of Jaded Palates, Ian Renwick, helps us sort out what Brexit is and why it is so important to the wine trade. 

Part politics and history lesson, this episode aims to give you context about the EU, it's historical significance with the UK and why Brexit is such a big...


Nov 23, 2017

Our 2017 version of the U.S Thanksgiving podcast was actually done via Facebook live, but we recorded it & edited it down for replay. We tried to limit the options to give you a few wine options, rather than a million! Enjoy! We are thankful for you!

 

Some of the wines we recommend: 

Whites: Off-dry Riesling, off-dry...