Wine for Normal People

Thanks to listener Kristaps for this week's topic! 

After a great listener question on how drinking windows are determined, we give you a few steps you can follow to start exploring a new wine region. In short:

  • Get a map
  • Read and research
  • Narrow down to what sounds good
  • Figure out how to get the wines you want
  • Evaluate them, fairly

Enjoy!

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Category:wine -- posted at: 12:07am EDT

If you're going to tackle sub-regions of Italy, you probably should do the biggest volume producer of the country first, right? And that would be Veneto. 


Home of Verona, Venice, and Vicenza this area is a juggernaut in winemaking. 


In this episode we cover the good, the bad, and the flavorless lemon water. We talk about the split between varietal-producing areas and blend-producing areas. 


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As promised, here's a list in case you didn't get it on the podcast:


  • Bardolino
  • Bianco di Custoza
  • Valpolicella
  • Valpantena
  • Soave
  • Gambellara
  • Valpolicella and Amarone
  • Breganze
  • Colli Berici
  • Colli Euganei
  • Lessini Durello
  • Piave
  • Lison-Pramaggiore
  • Montello e Colli Asolani
  • Prosecco di Conegliano-Valdobiaddene

   Enjoy! 

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Get a FREE audiobook download at www.audibletrial.com/winefornormalpeople. There are more than 100,000 titles to choose from, including some great wine books, for your iPhone, Android, Kindle or mp3 player.


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!

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Direct download: 80_Ep_080__Veneto_Italy.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:35pm EDT

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