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83 - Vertical of Rosso di Altesino

8/15/2018
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A ‘vertical’ is a fairly rare thing in the world of wine. To get 3 years of the same producers wine takes both time and patience. Luckily for the wine warriors, Jason has been planning for this day ever since he and Anne first visited Altesino in 2012. Wines Reviewed on the show: 2012, 2013, 2014 Rosso di Altesino Visit www.trywinc.com/winewars for free shipping and $20 off of your first order from WINC. Use the promo code WineWars at checkout. Visit www.audibletrial.com/winewars for a...

Duration:00:47:11

82 - Molly Moran from Table Wine

8/1/2018
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Molly Moran is the owner and proprietor of Table Wine in Madison, Wisconsin. She brings to the show 3 (but really 4) wines that outlines her journey to where she is today as a pillar of the Madison Wine community. Wines Reviewed on the show: 2000 - Keegan - Pinot Noir 2016 - Domaine Sigalas - Assyrtiko/Athiri White Blend Folk Machine - Gamay Noir Rosé Marie-Pierre Mancait - NV Crémant De Bourgogne Visit www.trywinc.com/winewars for free shipping and $20 off of your first order from...

Duration:01:27:04

81 - The Refuge Lounge Live

7/18/2018
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This week the Refuge Lounge in Appleton Wisconsin hosts the first ever live Wine Wars Podcast. Wine Purchaser Helena and staff member Jonathan join Scott and Jason as they sample some of Helena's favorite selections. Wines Reviewed on the show: Vigneau Chevreau: Cuvee Clos de Vaux - Vouvray Mastroberardino - Falanghiana del Sammie Meeker - 2017 Verdelho Meeker - Rollercoast Mont Gravet- 2015 Carignan - Vielles Vigneau 2015 Quale - Red Jane Ventura - Reserva de la Musica - Garnacha...

Duration:00:46:45

80 - Whats happening in the Vineyard: Summer / The Isthmus Uncorked

7/4/2018
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This week on Wine Wars, Scott continues the mini-series on what is happening in the vineyard now that summer has fast set into the midwest. Then, the gang all go to the first ever Isthmus Uncorked wine and food cart festival. Visit www.trywinc.com/winewars for free shipping and $20 off of your first order from WINC. Use the promo code WineWars at checkout. Visit www.audibletrial.com/winewars for a free audiobook and 30-day free trial of Audible. Click through and shop on Amazon and help...

Duration:00:24:33

79 - Lindsay Christians - Food and Wine Critic

6/20/2018
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Lindsay Christians has been a Fine Arts, Food, and Wine critic for the Capital Times since 2008 and is the host of the Corner Table Podcast, and has one of the longest running Wine Tasting groups in Madison. She joins the wine warriors on today's show to discuss what got her into wine, where she is headed in her wine journey, and how professional food critics review restaurants. Wines Reviewed on the show: Claiborne & Churchill - cuvée Elizabeth - Pinot Noir Rose Louis de Grenelle -...

Duration:01:26:28

78 - Solo: A Star Wars Story - Review

6/6/2018
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Solo: A Star Wars Story may not be a big hit at the box office, but will it be a hit with the Wine Warriors? The gang all give their thoughts and try to recall each and every easter egg they saw in the film. And it goes without saying... SPOILERS! Visit www.trywinc.com/winewars for free shipping and $20 off of your first order from WINC. Use the promo code WineWars at checkout. Visit www.audibletrial.com/winewars for a free audiobook and 30-day free trial of Audible. Click through and...

Duration:01:28:05

77 - Sonoma and Napa - Part 2

5/23/2018
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Sonoma and Napa Valley are like Disneyland for Wine Lovers. After a long weekend trip to the region Scott and Emigh have brought back some of their favorite wines to share with Anne and Jason. Wines & Wineries discussed in this episode: Repris Lasseter Family Winery La Rochelle Frogs Leap Winery Ehlers Estates Joseph Cellars Titus Vineyards Breathless Wines Meeker Wine Visit www.trywinc.com/winewars for free shipping and $20 off of your first order from WINC. Use the promo code...

Duration:00:48:34

77 - Sonoma & Napa - Part 1

5/23/2018
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Sonoma and Napa Valley are like Disneyland for Wine Lovers. After a long weekend trip to the region Scott and Emigh have brought back some of their favorite wines to share with Anne and Jason. Wines & Wineries discussed in this episode: Repris Lasseter Family Winery La Rochelle Frogs Leap Winery Ehlers Estates Joseph Cellars Titus Vineyards Breathless Wines Meeker Wine Visit www.trywinc.com/winewars for free shipping and $20 off of your first order from WINC. Use the promo...

Duration:00:57:50

76 - What is happening in the Vineyard: Spring

5/9/2018
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Spring is a busy and exciting time in a vineyard. New growth budding from existing vines, new vines are planted, weather patterns threatening the entries years crop before it really has a chance to begin. On this week's episode Scott walks you through what is happening in the vineyard throughout spring. Visit www.trywinc.com/winewars for free shipping and $20 off of your first order from WINC. Use the promo code WineWars at checkout. Visit www.audibletrial.com/winewars for a free...

Duration:00:21:12

75 - Jake the Wino (Napa/Sonoma Wine Tour Guide)

4/25/2018
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Jake Jackson (AKA Jake The Wino) is a professional tour guide for the Napa and Sonoma wine regions. He guided Scott and Emigh through the area during their trip and was kind enough to sit down and talk with them about what it is like to work in the area as a full time job. Jake also discusses what it was like during the wildfires in 2017, recommends when to visit wine country, and gives tips for first time visitors. Visit www.trywinc.com/winewars for free shipping and $20 off of your...

Duration:00:28:17

74 - Oxygen: Your Friend & Your Enemy

4/11/2018
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Oxygen is your friend and your enemy. A little bit can bring out the best in a wine. But a bottle that is left open for a little too long can destroy even the most well built of wines. There are many ways to keep your wines fresh after uncorking but what is right for you? On today’s episode Scott outlines four options for you and discusses two of them with their creators. Ryan Fredrickson from ArT Wine Preservation and Cindy Carsello from the SELLO system. Interested in the wine...

Duration:00:29:32

73 - Blanc de Blancs

3/28/2018
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The wine wars crew are back behind the mic just in time to celebrate Emigh's birthday. Birthdays are a chance for the wine warriors to splurge and splurge they did with Blanc de Blancs from Champagne, Bourgogne, and Sussex, England! Wines reviewed on the show: Pierre Gimonnet & Fils - 1er Cru Champagne - Blanc de Blancs J.J. Vincent - Crémant de Bourgogne - Blanc de Blancs The Bolney Estate - Blanc de Blancs Visit www.trywinc.com/winewars for free shipping and $20 off of your first...

Duration:00:47:18

72 - The Last Jedi Review - SPOILERS

12/20/2017
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SPOILERS SPOILERS SPOILERS SPOILERS!!! There, now that we got that out of the way... this week's episode is all about the reason for the season, Star Wars Episode VIII - The Last Jedi. The gang gives their feedback and review on what worked and what didn't with the latest installment in the Skywalker saga. Visit www.trywinc.com/winewars for free shipping and $20 off of your first order from WINC. Use the promo code WineWars at checkout. Visit www.audibletrial.com/winewars for a free...

Duration:01:22:55

71 - From California with Love

12/6/2017
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It’s all about the love on this week's show. With only a few days between the Wine Warriors and Star Wars: Episode 8 - The Last Jedi, everyone is in a jolly mood. The gang gives their last minute thoughts on the movie, respond to some listener reviews, and then dive into their wines from California, outlining the impact of the wildfires in October of 2017 as they go. Wines reviewed on the show: 2013 - Benovia - Russian River Valley - Pinot Noir 2014 - William Hill - Central Coast -...

Duration:01:01:32

70 - Emily Ellis from Square Wine Company

11/22/2017
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Emily Ellis is a wine guru who works at the Square Wine Company in Madison Wisconsin. Before ending up in Madison her travels brought her through Chile, Costa Rica, and Spain, all the while developing her wine knowledge and pallet. Please visit www.squarewineco.com and follow them on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook Wines reviewed on the show: 2014 - Matthiasson - Linda Vista - Chardonnay 2009 Ferrando Carema (White Label) - Nebbiolo 2002 - R. Lopez de Heredia - Rioja Reserva Moussé...

Duration:01:14:41

69 - Jim Lambert of Lambert Estate Winery (Barossa Valley, Australia)

11/8/2017
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Jim Lambert is the owner and proprietor of the Lambert estate winery in Barossa Valley, Australia. A native to Wisconsin he set his sites on planting new roots in a wine region half way across the world. This weeks episode was recorded at the Wine Maniacs Wine Bar and Bistro in Occonomowoc Wisconsin. Visit www.trywinc.com/winewars for free shipping and $20 off of your first order from WINC. Use the promo code WineWars at checkout. Visit www.audibletrial.com/winewars for a free audiobook...

Duration:00:40:56

68 - Home Winemaking - Blending

10/18/2017
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The theme of Wisconsin is Wine continues this week as Scott welcomes the rest of the gang into his cellar. Scott has some wine that, after aging for nearly a year, needs to be bottled. But the blend needs to be just right. Luckily the rest of the Wine Warriors are here to help him out. To help victims of the California wild fires, you can donate to the American Red Cross here. Visit www.trywinc.com/winewars for free shipping and $20 off of your first order from WINC. Use the promo code...

Duration:00:28:40

67 - Wisconsin is Wine: Interview with Nick Smith

10/4/2017
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The midwest is not really known for it’s wine. It’s a region that has harsh winters and blistering summers which requires winemakers to use hybrid grapes that can survive this difficult weather. But what is a hybrid? What does a midwestern wine taste like and who is making them? On this weeks show, Scott sat down with Nick Smith, a member of the UW Madison Fermentation Sciences Department, to discuss what it means to be a winemaker in Wisconsin and the UW hosting the Wisconsin is Wine...

Duration:00:18:22

66 - Interview with Andrea Hillsey of Square Wine Company

9/20/2017
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Andrea Hillsey is the owner of Square Wine Company in Madison, Wisconsin. Although she never envisioned herself owning a wine shop there are many wine lovers in Madison that are happy she did. She joins the Wine Warriors this week to pour some amazing wines and tell some great stories about her exciting career in wine. #BootTheFlute Please visit www.squarewineco.com and follow her on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook Wines reviewed on the show: 2010 - Chehalem - Ridgecrest Vineyards -...

Duration:01:18:32

65 - $12 Red Wine Challenge

9/6/2017
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Sometimes you just can’t afford to splurge. Sometimes you’ve splurged for too hard and for too long. That’s when you need to reach for a trusty bottle of wine that won’t break the bank. On this week’s episode the Wine Warriors make it their mission to find the best wine’s they can for under $12. Also, the gang discussed getting drinks at a fancy schmancy restaurant in Madison and give an update on Star Wars news. Wines reviewed on the show: 2014 - Chateau Ste Michelle - Cabernet...

Duration:00:55:47