Feb 21, 2023
This episode presents our first ever producer on from the northern Rhône – Aurelien Chirat from Vignobles Chirat.
Photo: Aurelien Chirat. Credit:
Located in the steep terraced slopes overlooking the Rhone, in the village of Saint Michel sur Rhône, Vignobles Chirat began in 1925 when Benoit Chirat harvested...
Jan 24, 2023
Matt Walls is a freelance wine expert and an award-winning wine writer and consultant. He is a contributing editor to Decanter, and writes regularly for timatkin.com and Club Oenologique. He is also the author of "Drink Me!" Which won the Fortnum & Mason ‘Best Newcomer’ Award, among others, and he wrote an opus on...
Aug 25, 2016
I know you were wondering...“What is Côtes-du-Rhône? What's in it? Where is it from?" I've got you covered!
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Oct 4, 2014
This week we talk about a wine bucket list experience at Bern's Steakhouse in Tampa, Florida (US), answer a listener question on decanting, and then tackle southern Rhone. We focus on the better regions of the area and tell you the secrets to drinking better than just regular, old Cotes du Rhone.
Aug 18, 2014
This week we cover a bit about the Rhône Valley and then discuss specifics of the 8 communes of the Northern Rhône and what they have to offer.
From north to south, the communes are:
1. Côte Rotie
3. Château Grillet
4. St. Joseph
and we throw in...