GET READY! This is part one of a series I am dedicating to all things California wine. How it all began and where it is today. How did the grapevine initially make it to California? How did this all begin? Check it.
Wine made from hybrid grapes have been the laughing stock of the wine world for years but now it seems there is a new idea to get these wines onto the market. Will they taste good? I break down what a hybrid is and freak out a little bit.
Earlier Episodes to add context:
Ep 18: The History of Wine in the United States: 'Murica
Ep 72: Halloween Edition: Phylloxera The Destroyer
Ep 85: Thomas Jefferson's Wine Geekery
Ep 86: The Red Flesh Mafia
Ep 87: Attack of the Wine Clones
It's the last episode of 2018! I talk about Wine Skool'D in 2019 and react to some wine trends for the new year I've been reading. I talk about Wine Skool'D in 2019 and react to some wine trends for the new year I've been reading. I talk about Wine Skool'D in 2019 and react to some wine trends for the new year I've been reading.
Tara Empson is taking the reins at Empson & Co. one of the pioneers in Italian wine importing. We had some wine, told some stories, talked about her new roll, carrying out her family's legacy and how she's leading her parents' vision in to the future.
Chianti. You've heard of it. You've sipped it. You love it. But want to know what it's all about? It's Damn complicated! I'm gonna break this region down into its more digestible parts so you can win at Chianti.
Ever had a Kalimotxo? It's also spelled Calimocho or Kalimocho but its a fun wine mixed drink that is all is gaining in popularity here in the US and has been a staple of Spain's drinking culture since before Coca-Cola was invented. The story of its name is the best!
Part one of my New Zealand series. New Zealand is so much more than Sauvignon Blanc! It has one of the most unique wine stories on the globe! Let's get into a little history and geography with some other fun facts.
It may sound daunting but it's a ton of fun! Blind tasting on a wine lover-level is a great way to from natural organizational skills to assess any wine (I go on a rant in this one bt-dubs) Plus a cool game you can play.