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A wine podcast for the everyday wine lover.

A wine podcast for the everyday wine lover.
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United States

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A wine podcast for the everyday wine lover.

Twitter:

@WineSkoolD

Language:

English


Episodes

Ep 120: California Wine-ing: Beginnings

1/13/2019
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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.

Duration:00:21:52

Ep 119: Hybrids Grapes: Is the Fad on the Horizon?

1/6/2019
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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

Duration:00:20:48

Ep 118: Wine, Weed and 2019

12/30/2018
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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.

Duration:00:20:47

Ep 117: Parker and the New Whipper Snappers in 2019

12/23/2018
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I go on a bit of a rant here. Jan is back with another question that got me going! Is Robert Parker still relevant? Let's discuss.

Duration:00:20:21

Ep 116: Winter Whites Get Into It

12/9/2018
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Sometimes white wines in the winter are better than they are in spring and summer. WHAT?! Yeah it's cool. Check it.

Duration:00:20:21

Ep 115: pH In Wine It's A Thing

12/3/2018
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I answer an email question about what the hell this pH thing is. It is pretty important and kind of confusing. Let's break it down.

Duration:00:16:56

Ep 114: Mulled Wine: What's That?

11/25/2018
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It warms your insides and smells like the holidays. Where did this magical concoction come from? Here is how mulled wine became your fave for winter.

Duration:00:17:49

Ep 113: The Turkey Day In-A-Pinch Wine Trick For Pleasing Everyone

11/18/2018
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Wine is often the last thought when planning Turkey Day and we run crazy buying last minute bottles. Try this trick and you cannot go wrong

Duration:00:19:59

Ep 112: A Convo With Tara Empson: Importing, Women in Wine and The Family Biz

11/11/2018
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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.

Duration:01:04:43

Ep 111: Halloween Edition: Bull's Blood

10/29/2018
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The wine known as Bull's Blood has a cool story. Check the legend of this Hungarian wine steeped in legend.

Duration:00:13:13

Ep 110: Chianti: It's Complicated

10/21/2018
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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.

Duration:00:25:20

Ep 109: Vegan Wine?

10/14/2018
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What is vegan wine? Does it really exist? And what needs to happen to make it so? Let's get into it.

Duration:00:23:09

Ep 108: The Wine Bottle: A History

10/8/2018
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Wine bottles are so familiar to us but how did they get to be the shape and the size they are today? And why? Check it.

Duration:00:22:24

Ep 107: Hello Kalimotxo!

9/27/2018
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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!

Duration:00:19:50

Ep 106: New Zealand Part III: Te-Waka-Maui

9/20/2018
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Part III wraps it all up with the South Island of New Zealand. Four regions two of which we see here in the states one of which is truly exciting and a future that looks bright.

Duration:00:24:10

Ep 105: New Zealand Part II: Te-Ika-a-Maui

9/6/2018
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Let's get into the North Island. I go over a bit of cool history and dive into the five wine regions and what to look for here in the States.

Duration:00:23:46

Ep 104: New Zealand Part I: Aotearoa

8/30/2018
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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.

Duration:00:24:10

Ep 103: Blind Tasting Part II: How To Get It Wrong

8/23/2018
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Here is your audio step by step guide on how to blind taste wine....Wine Skool'D style. Let's get it wrong!

Duration:00:28:09

Ep 102: Blind Tasting Part I: You're Supposed To Get It Wrong

8/16/2018
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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.

Duration:00:20:36

Ep 101: OOMD: Matt Demma Skools Keith On Gin's Lunatic History

8/9/2018
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Tomcats and turpentine. I had no idea that Gin had such a CRAZY story! I sat down and chatted with Matt Demma, cocktail geek, bartender, gin expert and he Skool'D me on this spirit's crazy story.

Duration:01:20:47