Wine for Normal People

A Twitter friend asks for a wine recommendation, Elizabeth and Rick break it down. Show Notes: Which wine is best? - A loaded question News - The iPhone is (finally) coming to Verizon Wine apps that help you pick a wine Wine is subjective - we like different wines for different reasons Breaking down the process - Color, Texture, Flavors, & types of wine Red wine vs. white wine Grape Spotlight: Syrah (or Shiraz, depending on a few things) Sponsored by the free Hello Vino mobile app (iPhone & Android) More at the Wine for Normal People blog Tweet This [...]

Direct download: WFNP-002-2011-01-14.mp3
Category:wine -- posted at: 7:35pm EDT

Elizabeth and Rick discuss some confusing wine terminology and set the record straight. Show Notes: A new podcast! What’s it all about? Which term is correct? Varietal or variety (of wine) It’s all about the grapes Naming conventions for wines across the world Difference between New World and Old World wines Blending wines and grape characteristics Making fun of confusing wine pronunciations It’s mer-a-TIJ not mer-a-TAHJ Sponsored by the free Hello Vino mobile app (iPhone & Android) More at the Wine for Normal People blog Tweet This [...]

Direct download: WFNP-001-2011-01-07.mp3
Category:wine -- posted at: 10:56pm EDT