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Jason Wise, the director of the SOMM films, takes you deep into wine, food, and the stories that surround it. From our films, upcoming shows and great wines of the world to sports, celebrities, and major events impacted by the culinary world. The SOMM TV podcast is simple, it's about everything.

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Jason Wise, the director of the SOMM films, takes you deep into wine, food, and the stories that surround it. From our films, upcoming shows and great wines of the world to sports, celebrities, and major events impacted by the culinary world. The SOMM TV podcast is simple, it's about everything.

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English


Episodes
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Episode 221: Malort: The Devil's Drink

7/11/2024
If you know what Malort is, you have a story - this is ours. On today’s podcast we are joined by Chicago raised sommelier Claire Coppi to discuss the history, uses and personal stories around this wild liquor called Malort we love to hate. We also discuss the upcoming release of our new film "Ghosts of Napa Valley coming soon to SOMM TV"! You can watch this episode on SOMMTV.com https://bit.ly/465Axfg

Duration:00:21:18

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Episode 220: America’s Founding Drink

7/2/2024
What drink did the founding fathers of America choose to toast the deceleration of independence? On today’s podcast we chart the path of an unlikely island wine with a strange chemical property from obscurity to becoming the most important drink in America and the face of it’s biggest events for over a century. Don’t forget to subscribe to sommtv.com for hundreds of hours of the best content in the culinary world.

Duration:00:16:24

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Episode 219: NBA to Rosé

6/25/2024
The NBA and wine seem to be one and the same now, but one player was way ahead of the trend (being raised in France didn't hurt!). On today's podcast Jason talks to 4x NBA champion Tony Parker about why Rosé is the most underrated wine on earth, if Spurs coach Greg Popovich is the best restaurant critic in the United States, and how far basketball has come in the food and wine space. you can watch this conversation now on sommtv.com or any of our apps. SOMM TV has won back to back James Beard awards and is the best education and entertainment available on any streaming platform in the Culinary world.

Duration:00:30:17

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Episode 218: The Best American Sparkling Wine Region

6/20/2024
Can America truly compete with Champagne? There is an argument it’s already happening in Oregon. Today we are joined by Andy Lytle who is at the forefront of putting American bubbles on a world stage and building the next Grand Cru Sparkling region tight here in the USA. You can watch our documentary special “Behind the Glass” right now on sommtv.com and the SOMM TV app.

Duration:00:26:27

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Episode 217: Warren Winiarski

6/13/2024
A legend of American wine is remembered on today’s episode. Warren Winiarski is best known for making the red wine that won the Judgment of Paris, but he was so much more. Winemaker Steve Matthiasson joins the podcast to talk about his mentor, the legacy he leaves, and what we have all lost with his passing.

Duration:00:33:41

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Episode 216: 1971 Ridge Montebello

6/5/2024
Legendary California winemaker Paul Draper of Ridge Vineyards joins the show today to open one of the most famous wines ever made - the 1971 Ridge Montebello. Paul discusses the history of Ridge vineyards from the 1800s to today and how this iconic bottle of wine fit into the 1976 Judgment of Paris and how it tastes today. After listening, you can watch this bottle opening on SOMMTV.com and dozens of the most iconic wines from around the world opened by the legends who made them are streaming right now.

Duration:00:24:17

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Episode 215: Winemaker Takeover

5/29/2024
Famed Napa Winemaker and star of SOMM TV & the SOMM Films: Steve Matthiasson of Matthiasson wines called and asked to take over the podcast to interview Jason Wise about stories told over drinks and years. On today’s podcast Steve talks life, wine, and alligators. You can experience the spirit of the family-owned, organic Matthiasson Winery for yourself with their exclusive wine pack, available through SOMM TV. As a special bonus, Matthiasson are also offering free shipping for new customers: https://bit.ly/45XfaNf On SOMM TV , you can watch our new special “The Lost Winery”, and over 500 hours of the best education and entertainment in the food and wine world: https://bit.ly/4dfIeSD

Duration:00:44:23

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Episode 214: Trading Coppola Wines for a Film

5/22/2024
Francis Ford Coppola may be known as the director of some of the greatest films ever made, but he also owned one of the most profitable brands in wine - “Coppola Wines”. On today’s podcast, we talk about how the sale of that winery went on to finance one of the craziest films in history “Megalopolis” which just premiered for the first time in France. Join us for a wild story of wine, films, and dreams. Don't forget to subscribe to sommtv.com for the best in wine and food.

Duration:00:35:54

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Episode 213: The Top 10 Vintages of the Last 100 Years

5/13/2024
On today’s podcast we are joined by one of the smartest wine collectors in Napa to rank the top 10 vintages in the last 100 years of wine. We also discuss the recent James Beard Award nomination for the newest SOMM Film. Make sure to to subscribe to sommtv.com to watch the new film and content filmed in dozens of wine regions around the world.

Duration:00:31:44

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Episode 212: Momma Needs a Drink

5/8/2024
On today's podcast Jason is joined by two moms who know a thing about drinks. Nicole MacKay, SOMM TV's Magazine editor and Jason's real life mom choose the drinks moms want, the drinks they deserve, and the drinks they will actually get this Mother's day. Don't forget to sign up for SOMMTV.com where you can watch over 500 hours of original content including our 2024 James Beard nominated film: SOMM Cup of Salvation.

Duration:00:24:53

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Episode 211: Argentina's Wine

4/25/2024
Argentina has made wine for hundreds of years, but only recently has the world learned about it. On today's podcast we talk to one of the country's best sommeliers about history, Malbec, and where Argentina fits in the global wine world. Don't forget to watch our new documentary special about Argentina streaming now only on sommtv.com.

Duration:00:25:19

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Episode 210: Looking for Truth in Wine

4/18/2024
How much of what we believe about wine is actually true? On today's podcast Jason Wise is joined by renowned author and professor of the history of science at Harvard University - Steven Shapin. As a historian and a lover of wine, Steven has asked some profound questions about our relationship with the wine we drink. Lets go deep into the glass and see what we find. Don't forget to subscribe to SOMMTV.com to watch all our shows and films on all streaming devices via our app.

Duration:00:23:42

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Episode 209: Dating in Wine Country

4/4/2024
What is it like to be single in wine country? Renowned winemaker Megan Zobeck / SOMM TV cast member joins the podcast today to talk about what it’s like to date in Napa Valley and why it is hilariously worse than the challenges of making great wine. After listening, make sure to go to sommtv.com to subscribe to the best streaming service in the culinary world.

Duration:00:24:46

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Episode 208: Wine Cameos in Movies. Part 3

3/26/2024
Filmmaker Jason Wise and wine expert Jonah Beer dive back into famous moments when wine appears in film and television. We break down Champagne in “Jurassic Park,” Pierce Brosnan’s wine taste in “The Thomas Crown Affair,” Nazi wine in “Band of Brothers,” and a crazy counterfeit wine scene in the show “Northern Exposure.” Be sure to subscribe to http://sommtv.com for the best in wine education and entertainment.

Duration:00:37:35

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Episode 207: America’s Most Drank Chardonnay

3/20/2024
Today we tell the story of America’s most popular and most drank Chardonnay. Joining us are educator Gillian Handleman and Wine Master Randy Ullom of Jackson Family Wines to tell us first hand how an idea turned into the biggest most popular wine the United States has ever seen. Learn more about Chardonnay, sustainability, and so much more at SOMMTV.com

Duration:00:39:55

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Episode 206: The State of Napa Tourism

3/14/2024
How is Napa wine tourism doing so far in 2024? Today we are checking in with creators of the Cuvée app to understand the state of wine tourism and hear about how they are revolutionizing how we visit this iconic wine region.

Duration:00:23:17

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Episode 205: The Great Organic Challenge

3/7/2024
How do you transition one of the largest collections of the world’s top vineyards to certified organic farming and why? Chris Carpenter is leading an amazing charge across 480 planted acres of 15 estate vineyards with some of the most coveted vines in the United States. On today’s podcast he discusses the challenges and reasons why his team is so devoted to organic farming and what it means for the wine we drink.

Duration:00:32:58

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Episode 204: The World's Most Dangerous Wine

3/1/2024
Today Jason Wise talks to the main character of his new SOMM Film about how they puled off “that wine” in the movie. If you have seen Cup of Salvation, you know there is a wine that put people’s lives at risk, but the story of how they pulled it off in the film has not been told, until now. The new SOMM Film is now streaming on sommtv.com and all devices so make sure you watch that first. If you are looking for the wines in the movie, go to storicawines.com or click the QR code in this podcast image to grab a custom pack of wine from the new SOMM Film delivered right to your door.

Duration:00:28:52

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Episode 203: SOMM: Cup of Salvation is live on SOMM TV!

2/23/2024
The fourth SOMM Film is streaming right now on sommtv.com and all SOMM TV devices worldwide with over three hours of additional content, shows and expanded scenes. go to sommtv.com and download the app on any device to begin streaming the newest SOMM Film.

Duration:00:09:10

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Episode 202: How Grafting Saved Wine

2/21/2024
The process of joining two plants together sounds technical and far away from your glass of wine, but it is the most important discovery in wine's history. On today's podcast Winemaker John Adams of Wildsound Wine talks us through the history and process of growing two different species of vines together and how it saved the wine in your glass. For SOMM TV subcribers, don't forget the fourth SOMM Film "Cup of Salvation begins streaming on sommtv.com and all SOMM TV devices Feb 23 with hours of exclusive additional content.

Duration:00:23:27