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Aug 24, 2012

I’m totally torn about this week’s podcast. I almost gave up and decided not to launch it, but M.C. Ice and some Facebook friends encouraged me to go for it. What’s wrong with the Italy Overview? I think it was such a big topic that I lost steam. I thought it was a little low energy this week and I apologize. That said, I’m launching it anyway. If it’s your first podcast…PLEASE give us another listen. Not our best work. Click here to take a listen: Here are the notes: We hit on some stats about Italy and how I think it’s amazing that people feel any level of comfort with Italian wine, when it’s such a complex, confusing, and inconsistent product. I explain why wine is like breathing in Italy and how it’s viewed differently there than in most other countries. We discuss the staggering number of grapes, a rough overview of geography, and then we DORK out on history — we throw in a little Latin, talk about [...]