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Listen as Warm 98.5's Brian Demay and sommelier Steve Tartaglia discuss wines, why they taste the way they do, and the legends and history behind them - because there's a story in every bottle!

Listen as Warm 98.5's Brian Demay and sommelier Steve Tartaglia discuss wines, why they taste the way they do, and the legends and history behind them - because there's a story in every bottle!

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United States

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Listen as Warm 98.5's Brian Demay and sommelier Steve Tartaglia discuss wines, why they taste the way they do, and the legends and history behind them - because there's a story in every bottle!

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@Warm985

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English

Contact:

513-412-7079


Episodes

21: Wine Stories - Wines of Italy #4: Southern & Island Wines

4/6/2020
Brian Demay and sommelier Steve Tartaglia wrap up their Wines Of #Italy series with a look at Southern Italian wines, as well as those from the islands of Sicily, Corsica, and Sardinia, and we taste our way through three beauties: - Fiano Di Avellino Feudi Di San Gregorio, a phenomenal white from southern Italy's Avellino province. - Serra Sanguigna Du Cropio, a delicious red blend from Calabria, and - Patriglione Negroamaro Salento, an absolutely outstanding red from Puglia that knocked our...

Duration:00:17:22

20: Wine Stories - Hanover Winery & The Wines Of Ohio

2/13/2020
There's a reason downtown #Cincinnati has a Vine Street! Brian Demay talks to winemaker Ed McDonald from Hanover Winery about the history of wine in Ohio, Cincinnati's #German heritage, and how the banks of the Ohio River could have become the #Napa of the Midwest, were it not for the Civil War and #Prohibition. Ah, what might have been....

Duration:00:21:21

19: Wine Stories - Wines of Italy #3: Central Italy and Tuscany

1/8/2020
Part 3 in the "Wines of Italy" series, Brian Demay and sommelier Steve Tartaglia tackle the history of Central Italian wines, including the legend of #Chianti's Black Rooster, and the rise of #SuperTuscan wines. They also taste the Montenidoli Vernaccia, a delicious Mocali Rosso Di Montalcino, and the Cirelli La Collina Biologica Montepulciano d'Abruzzo.

Duration:00:26:02

18: Wine Stories - Super Premium Napa Cabernets

11/11/2019
Brian Demay and Wine Ambassador Jim Teegarden highlight three newly released, super-premium Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignons: #Caymus Special Selection #Cabernet (2015) #JosephPhelps #Insignia (2016) & #RobertMondavi The Reserve Cabernet (2016) What makes these wines premium? In this once-in-a-lifetime tasting, Brian and Jim discuss the history and terroir of Napa, and the founding families who made it the wine capital of America. #SouthernGlazers

Duration:00:32:33

17: Wine Stories - Wines of Italy #2: Northeast Italian Wine

10/22/2019
Part 2 in the "Wines of Italy" series, Brian Demay and sommelier Steve Tartaglia tackle Northeast Italian wines: a Gruner Veltliner, an upscale Prosecco, and a Cabernet Franc. Not typical "Italian" wines, but definitely traditional grapes from the Veneto, Friuli-Venezia Giulia and Trentino-Alto Adige.

Duration:00:28:05

16: Wine Stories - Rose, and the wines of southern France

8/13/2019
Brian Demay and wine ambassador Jim Teegarden of Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits discuss French Rosé, and the history of the wines of Southern France, specifically Languedoc. The delicious wines we taste from Gerard Bertrand are: * Cote Des Roses * Ballerine Brut Etoile Rosé * 2016 Cigalus (the wine served at the Nobel Prize awards ceremony in Stockholm! Seek out this wine, buy it, give it, enjoy it. Tastes like a $200 bottle, but can be had for around $50!)

Duration:00:27:06

15: Wine Stories - The Wines Italy #1: Northwest Italy

7/12/2019
Brian Demay and sommelier Steve Tartaglia planned to do a "Wines of Italy" segment but realized the regions and history of Italian winemaking are too varied and vast to do only one, so this is the first of a series. Behold: The Wines of Northwest Italy, and specifically the delicious alpine wines of this storied region. The three wines we taste for this segment are: - 2016 Elio Perrone Moscato - 2011 Carema Ferrando - 2013 Grosjean Corrette

Duration:00:25:49

14: Wine Stories - Oak Aging

5/16/2019
Brian Demay and sommelier Steve Tartaglia tackle the origin and history of oak aging. From oak casks which transported wine in horse-drawn carriages across Europe to the oak barrels which traversed the ocean, it has played a huge part in the story of wine. Brian considers it a "happy accident" that we used oak to store wine, considering how it is the perfect vehicle to smooth out the flavors and introduce just enough oxygen to age it gently. The differences between French and American oak...

Duration:00:25:46

13: Wine Stories - Sonoma!

1/11/2019
Brian Demay and sommelier Steve Tartaglia discuss #Sonoma, its history and terroir, and sample three delicious wines from this storied region: Wind Gap #Chardonnay, Lioco #Pinot Noir, and Seghesio Old Vine #Zinfandel.

Duration:00:23:33

12: Wine Stories - Rhone Rangers

10/25/2018
Brian Demay and sommelier Steve Tartaglia talk about the Rhone Rangers movement, and discuss the origin of the Rhone Blend, #Chateauneuf-du-Pape, tasting a 2015 Terres De Galets from Gabriel-Meffre, a 2012 Le Cigare Volant from Bonny Doon Vineyard, and a 2015 Tablas Creek Patelin de Tablas. #RhoneRangers #TablasCreek #BonnyDoon #PasoRobles

Duration:00:28:51

11: Wine Stories - Willamette Valley Oregon

9/4/2018
Brian Demay and sommelier Steve Tartaglia discuss several wines from the #WillametteValley, Oregon including Chehalem #GrunerVeltliner, Second Growth #PinotGris, Elk Cove #Riesling and Adelsheim #PinotNoir.

Duration:00:34:29

10: Wine Stories - Clos Cantenac, Bordeaux

7/19/2018
In our 10th episode, Brian Demay talks to Rebecca Loewy from Old Bridge Cellars, and esteemed winemaker Charlotte "Lolly" Krajewsjki of Bordeaux's Clos Cantenac. Learn about recent excellent vintages in Bordeaux, and how Lolly knows when exactly to harvest her grapes in the vineyard. A really fascinating and fun discussion! http://www.closcantenac.com/ #ClosCanenac #Bordeaux #WineStories #RebeccaLoewy #SaintEmilion #LaDevine #PetiteCantenac #OldBridgeCellars

Duration:00:34:15

9: Wine Stories - Balkan Wines with Riza Sejdic

5/31/2018
Brian Demay and sommelier Steve Tartaglia talk about wines from the Balkans, including two genetic predecessors to #Zinfandel and #Primitivo native to the Dalmatian coast, with importer extradordinaire Riza Sejdic. #Plavac #Vranac #Zilavka

Duration:00:19:08

8: Wine Stories - Benziger Winery, Sonoma

4/2/2018
Brian and Steve talk to Chris Benziger from #Benziger Winery, as he recounts the harrowing experience escaping the California wildfires. We also discuss #biodynamics, and the Benziger #Sauvignon Blanc, #Merlot and #Cabernet Sauvignon, and the wines of #Sonoma.

Duration:00:24:55

7: Wine Stories - Bordeaux

3/10/2018
We learned a lot about Bordeaux from Dan Greathouse! The history, terroir, major producers, and vintages to try. If you have never attended a #Bordeaux program by Mr. Greathouse, President of Heidelberg Vineyards, this is a must-listen!

Duration:00:27:37

6: Wine Stories - Bubbly!

12/26/2017
Brian Demay and somellier Steve Tartaglia talk about sparkling wine, its romantic history, how it's made, and how it all began. They taste three versions: #Cava, #Champagne & a delicious #Brut from New Mexico! #Gruet #Hatton #Bubbly

Duration:00:17:16

3: Wine Stories - Pinot Noir

11/6/2017
Brian Demay and Steve Tartaglia discuss the origins of #PinotNoir, and taste three very different examples of it: Wild Pig, Dog Point, and Baus Family Vineyards. #Languedoc #France #Burgundy #Sonoma #NewZealand

Duration:00:15:04

Wine Stories #2 - Amarone

9/19/2017
Brian Demay and sommelier Steve Tartaglia talk about #Amarone, how it's made, how it tastes, and where to find it. Brian also recounts his amazing first Amarone experience, and his quest to repeat it. #Rengo #BrianDemay #Warm98 #Cesari #WineTasting #Valpolicella

Duration:00:08:02

Wine Stories #1 - German Riesling and the legend of the black cat

8/22/2017
Brian Demay and sommelier Steve Tartaglia talk about why #Riesling from the #Mosel is world class, making sense of the German classification system (#kabinett, #spatlese, #auselese), and the legend of the black cat. #Jacob-Heims #Urziger #Wurzgarten

Duration:00:08:38