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In the Drink has everything to do with wine, cocktails and other beverages, and absolutely nothing to do with golf. The show aims to demystify the wine process by hosting a variety of winemakers, sommeliers, bartenders, beverage directors, and people who do great things with all things drink. The host, Joe Campanale, is a partner and the Executive Beverage Director of L'Artusi, dell'anima, Anfora and L'Apicio.

In the Drink has everything to do with wine, cocktails and other beverages, and absolutely nothing to do with golf. The show aims to demystify the wine process by hosting a variety of winemakers, sommeliers, bartenders, beverage directors, and people who do great things with all things drink. The host, Joe Campanale, is a partner and the Executive Beverage Director of L'Artusi, dell'anima, Anfora and L'Apicio.
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Brooklyn, NY

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In the Drink has everything to do with wine, cocktails and other beverages, and absolutely nothing to do with golf. The show aims to demystify the wine process by hosting a variety of winemakers, sommeliers, bartenders, beverage directors, and people who do great things with all things drink. The host, Joe Campanale, is a partner and the Executive Beverage Director of L'Artusi, dell'anima, Anfora and L'Apicio.

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BOX 198 402 Graham Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11211 (718) 497-2128


Episodes

Episode 215: Piero Incisa on Family Tradition, Argentina, and Biodynamics

6/6/2018
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This week we welcome Piero Incisa of Bodega Chacra. Piero comes from one of the oldest and most celebrated winemaking families in Italy. He's the grandson of Marchese Mario Incisa della Rocchetta -- who broke with Tuscan tradition in the 1940s to create Sassicaia, one of Italy's most sought after wines -- and the nephew of Nicolo’ Incisa della Rocchetta, who currently manages the family’s winemaking enterprises. Piero spent his childhood on the family estate in the Maremma district of...

Duration:00:46:51

Episode 214: Dan Petroski

5/23/2018
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Dan Petroski was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, and has the swagger and the accent to prove it. After attending Columbia University where he played football, Dan went to work for Time, Inc. While there, he earned his MBA from NYU and worked his way up the ranks towards a promising future in magazine publishing. A good chunk of his tenure at Time was spent managing advertising clients, which involved considerable schmoozing. This is how Dan learned wine, by walking his expense account...

Duration:00:44:33

Episode 213: Jon Bonné on The Natural Wine Divide

5/16/2018
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In The Drink is back, and to kick off a new season, host Joe Campanale sits down with Jon Bonné to discuss a heavily debated topic in the world of drink: natural wine. Jon Bonné is the Senior Contributing Editor at PUNCH; where his work won him Feature Writer of the Year at the 2017 Roederer Awards. He is also author of The New California Wine and The New Wine Rules, and the wine consultant for JetBlue Airways. For nearly a decade, he served as the Wine Editor and Chief Wine Critic of The...

Duration:00:51:02

Episode 212: Brad Thomas Parsons

1/5/2018
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On this special episode, Joe is joined by Brad Thomas Parsons, the author of Bitters: A Spirited History of a Classic Cure-All (winner of the James Beard and IACP Cookbook Awards), Amaro: The Spirited World of Bittersweet, Herbal Liqueurs, and Distillery Cats: Profiles in Courage of the World’s Most Spirited Mousers. Parsons received an MFA in writing from Columbia University, and his work has appeared in Bon Appétit, Food & Wine, Travel + Leisure, Lucky Peach, and PUNCH, among others.

Duration:00:50:55

Episode 211: Gut Oggau

11/29/2017
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Host Joe Campanale is joined by Stephanie and Eduard Tscheppe-Eselböck of the Gut Oggau winery in Burgenland, Austria. Before starting the winery, Eduard made conventional wine with his father in Styria, and Stephanie’s family owned and operated the Michelin starred restaurant Taubenkobel. They painstakingly restored the 17th century winery that had been abandoned for 20 years, including its 200-year-old screw press. The vines’ 20-year period of neglect was fortunate, as this allowed for...

Duration:00:33:36

Episode 210: Charles Antin

11/15/2017
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Charles Antin is a Senior International Wine Specialist and Auctioneer at Zachys Wine Auctions, and was both a commercial auctioneer and charity auctioneer at Christie's for close to a decade. At Zachys, Charles is responsible for international marketing of wine auctions, business-getting of millions of dollars of fine wine annually, assessment, authentication, entertainment of high net worth individuals, and auctioneering. He presides over around 60 charity and commercial auctions per...

Duration:00:43:08

Episode 209: Terre Magazine with Rachel Signer

11/8/2017
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On an all new episode of In the Drink, host Joe Campanale is joined in the studio by wine and food writer Rachel Signer. She is the co-founder of Terre, an independent, art-driven print magazine, coming out twice per year, about natural wines and heritage foods.

Duration:00:40:37

Episode 208: John Slover, the Sommelier's Sommelier

9/13/2017
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On the season premiere of In the Drink, host Joe Campanale is joined by "sommelier's sommelier" John Slover, beverage director of The Pool, which was recently given a three-star review by the New York Times.

Duration:00:57:14

Episode 207: Linday Lawry, Director of International Wine Center

7/26/2017
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This week on In the Drink, host Joe Campanale is joined in the studio by Linda Lawry, the Director of International Wine Center in New York. She is the primary lecturer for the WSET Level 3 Advanced Course, and a specialist lecturer for WSET Level 4 Diploma. Linda was the Director of the New York Office of Wine Institute, the trade organization that represents the wines of California. She has lectured widely and has been a judge in many wine competitions. She is a trained chef, with a...

Duration:00:47:46

Episode 206: Ian D'Agata

7/12/2017
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Ian D’Agata has been speaking and writing about wine for over thirty years. He is the Senior Editor of VINOUS (USA), where he writes mainly on the wines of Italy, Canada, France and Germany, as well as restaurant reviews. He is the Scientific Director of the Vinitaly International Academy and Scientific Advisor to Vinitaly International. Ian has a degree in medicine and applies his scientific background characterizes his work in the field of wine. His research interest focuses on native...

Duration:00:43:57

Episode 205: Jared Roth

6/28/2017
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This week on In the Drink, host Joe Campanale is joined in studio by Jarred Roth, the beverage director of Tom Colicchio’s Fowler & Wells and The Bar Room, a restaurant and bar inspired by turn-of-the-century New York City, located in The Beekman hotel and residences in lower Manhattan. At Fowler & Wells and The Bar Room, Roth selects diverse, approachable wines and oversees the inventive cocktail program to complement the restaurant’s American menu inspired by the iconic New York...

Duration:00:51:40

Episode 204: Justin Chearno, The Four Horsemen

6/14/2017
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Justin is the Wine Director and a partner at The Four Horsemen, a restaurant and wine bar in Williamsburg. The Four Horsemen is known for serving some of the most interesting and hard to find natural wines in the city, and was also named one of the best restaurants in Williamsburg by New York Magazine. Justin began his career by playing and recording music for 20 years before moving into wine. Previously, he was the wine buyer for Uva wines for 8 years, transforming it from a small wine...

Duration:00:48:23

Episode 203: Louis/Dressner Selections

6/7/2017
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This week on In the Drink, host Joe Campanale is joined in the studio by Jules Dressner of Louis/Dressner Selections, a portfolio of over 100 vignerons hailing from France, Italy, Germany, Portugal, Croatia, Slovenia and Chile. Louis/Dressner Selections is a partnership between Denyse Louis, a native Burgundian, Joe Dressner, and Kevin McKenna. Collectively, they spend nearly nine months a year in Europe working with their growers and selecting wines for importation to America.

Duration:00:54:23

Episode 202: Cedric Nicaise, Wine Director of Eleven Madison Park

5/31/2017
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Born into a family of scientists and wine collectors, Cedric Nicaise spent the first five years of his life in Belgium, before moving to America with his family, though he would continue to spend a portion of each year traveling in Europe while growing up, taking in the culture, and the food. He attended Ithaca College and graduated with a degree in history. After graduation Cedric spent a number of years working at various restaurants throughout the upstate New York region. Eventually...

Duration:00:47:43

Episode 201: Michael Skurnik

5/24/2017
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This week on In the Drink, host Joe Campanale is joined in the studio by Michael Skurnik. In 1977, after graduating from UMass Amherst, Michael took a waiter’s job at Windows on the World while he waited to land a “real job.” He progressed quickly to sommelier and had the opportunity to taste thousands of wines from their extensive cellars. Michael left Windows in 1980 to work on the distribution side of the business. In 1987, he founded Michael Skurnik Wines (now just simply Skurnik...

Duration:00:47:38

Episode 200: Caleb Ganzer, Managing Partner of Compagnie des Vins Surnaturels

5/17/2017
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A lover of wine since he began his restaurant career during college, Caleb Ganzer moved to Paris during his senior year, where he worked in a Champagne bar and grew his love of wine into a full-fledged passion. After graduation, Caleb quickly made the decision to follow his heart and pursue a career in the wine world. Since then, he’s held positions as a sommelier at a number of acclaimed restaurants including several of Daniel Boulud’s spots, including Restaurant DANIEL, DBGB, and db...

Duration:00:46:15

Episode 199: John Paterson, Wine Director of Frankies Spuntino Restaurant Group

5/10/2017
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John Paterson IV is the wine director of Frankies Spuntino Restaurant Group. In his role as wine director since February 2015, Paterson has transformed the company’s wine programs, offering honest & approachable wines, while maintaining unique wine lists to fit each restaurant. We will talk about Italian wines, the restaurant industry and wine in Manhattan vs. Brooklyn.

Duration:00:46:40

Episode 198: Rachel Lowe of Spiaggia Restaurant

4/19/2017
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On this week's episode of In The Drink, host Joe Campanale is joined by sommelier Rachael Lowe, wine director of Spiaggia Restaurant in Chicago. Rachel has crafted wine programs at some of the most distinguished dining establishments in the United States. She holds an advanced sommelier degree from the Court of Master Sommeliers, which awarded her the Rudd Scholarship for top scores on the advanced exam. Lowe won the top prize at the Ruinart Chardonnay competition hosted by Ruinart and the...

Duration:00:22:23

Episode 197: Wine on Wheels with Sommelier Yannick Benjamin

4/12/2017
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Host Joe Campanale sits down with sommelier Yannick Benjamin, head sommelier at the University Club, lead lecturer for Saturday seminars at Le Du’s Wines in the West Village and star of Esquire's “Uncorked”, a documentary series about sommeliers. In 2003, a car accident left Benjamin paralyzed below the waist. He quickly adapted, outfitting his wheelchair with a table that allows him to continue to perform the tasks required of his profession. Beyond the world of wine, Benjamin works...

Duration:00:36:02

Episode 196: Alex Rainer of Rochelt Distillery

4/5/2017
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For twenty years, Gunter Rochelt distilled brandy made from the finest fruit and shared it with his closest friends. By founding the Rochelt Brandy Distillery in 1989, Gunter quickly discovered an expanded circle of good friends. Back then the product line included seven varieties of brandy made from various fruit. Today, we produce 21 varieties and the next generation runs this still family-owned business. Alexander Rainer, Gunter’s son in law, has been active in the family business since...

Duration:00:46:22