In this episode of the podcast Matt Wenk, winemaker at Smidge, discusses how to talk with a sommelier. When at your favourite restaurant, have you ever wondered what to say to your somm? Here's a step-by-step guide from a master winemaker.
Smidge Wines Podcast: Favorite Winemaking Regions in the World
In this episode of the podcast Matt Wenk, winemaker at Smidge, discusses his favourite winemaking regions in the world, what he has learned from them, and how he applies that knowledge to his winemaking at Smidge. The podcast is produced by Red Cup Agency and sponsored by Smidge Wines. (http://smidgewines.com) The interviewer is Lee Schneider.
Smidge Wines Podcast: Fruit Forward or Bold Tannins?
Today we are talking with Matt Wenk of Smidge Wines about winemaking styles, specifically asking Matt where he stands - fruit forward or bold tannins? Here's what we'll cover in the podcast today. -What do we mean by fruit forward? -What are tannins? How does their presence change the flavor of wine? -How has Matt seen wine styles change? -Why do wine styles evolve? Does it have anything to do with the way wine is consumed, with or without a meal? -Are there are particular varietals that...