Exploring the Wine Glass

Exploring the Wine Glass

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Winephabet Street: B is for Barbera
Dec 9 • 59 min
Hey everyone! Welcome to Exploring the Wine Glass sponsored by Dracaena Wines. Today we return to Winephabet Street where the letter of the day is B and it stands for Barbera. Barbera is a versatile red grape from Piemonte, Northern Italy. Since there has…
Celebrate #CabFrancDay!
Dec 2 • 15 min
Today I have special podcast for you. It’s only me today, and I am talking about my biggest passion! Cabernet Franc. As the founder of #CabFrancDay, I am on a mission to give this phenomenal grape varietal the credit it is due! Visit #CabFrancDay website…
Wines of Australia
Nov 25 • 69 min
Hey everyone! Welcome to another episode of “The Allure of the Pour.” Today, I am so excited to sit down with Mark Davidson, Education Manager for North America for the Wines of Australia. If I’m in full disclosure, this episode should have been released…
Drink Wine, Lower Your Carbon Footprint; Steve Burch
Nov 18 • 73 min
Welcome to Exploring the Wine Glass podcast sponsored by Dracaena Wines. Today’s episode is an Allure of the Pour. On these types of episodes, I sit down with one person in the wine industry, share a glass and discuss the how, where, what and why they…
Discussing the Dao Region of Portugal
Nov 11 • 64 min
Welcome to Exploring the Wine Glass. I was invited to attend a luncheon in New Jersey hosted by the Dao region of Portugal and arranged by Allison Levine, owner of Please The Palate, a boutique agency specializing in marketing and event planning for the…
Winephabet Street; A is for Assyrtiko
Nov 4 • 49 min
Welcome to Winephabet Street Season 2! We have wrapped around and are beginning back at the letter A. If you aren’t familiar with this series, we take a new letter of the alphabet each month and focus on a wine related topic, generally a grape variety,…
Wacky World of Wine 2
Oct 28 • 72 min
Welcome to Exploring the Wine Glass podcast sponsored by Dracaena Wines. Today I’m sitting down with my best buddy Nick Berube, aka Wine Comm Guy and we laugh our way through the Wacky World of Wine. We first thank PG&E for shutting down the wine industry…
Michael Meagher on Rias Baixas
Oct 21 • 70 min
Welcome to Exploring the Wine Glass podcast. On these types of episodes, I sit down with one person in the wine industry, share a glass and discuss the how, where, what and why they fell in love with wine. I have renamed this series The Allure of the…
Roger Bissell, Italian Master Somm
Oct 14 • 75 min
Welcome to Exploring the Wine Glass podcast. On this series that I have renamed The Allure of the Pour, I sit down with Roger Bissell. About one year ago, I was invited to a Master Class on the wines of Macedonia. I was intrigued. I had never had wine…
Simon Solis Cohen; Entrepreneur & Consultant for Wine Industry
Oct 7 • 60 min
On this episode of Exploring the Wine Glass, I sit down with Simon Solis Cohen of Tating Merchants, your online resource for small batch wines. I first met Simon on Instagram. I may have mixed feelings about the platform, but in this case it proved to…
Katie Madigan; Winemaker at St. Francis Winery
Sep 30 • 66 min
Today I sit down with Katie Madigan. Katie is the rockstar winemaker for St. Francis Winery in Santa Rosa, CA. Her name may not be known in every winelover’s household today, but I know we will be hearing more great things about her in the upcoming years.…
The Dahl Murder; True Crime and Wine
Sep 23 • 20 min
Hey everyone! Welcome to Exploring the Wine Glass! I have something very special for you today! It is something completely different. I think that most podcasters also listen to podcasts. I mean, otherwise how else would we have caught the bug to get…
Cary Gott of Calla Lily Winery
Sep 16 • 64 min
The name Calla Lily comes from a Greek word for beauty. At some point during the 19th century, flowers began to be associated with the expression of specific feelings and the stunning cone shaped calla lily became the symbol of youth and rebirth. You will…
Winephabet Street; Z is for Zinfandel
Sep 9 • 49 min
Welcome back to Winephabet Street! It is hard to believe that we have been doing this for 26 months! Yep, that’s right. Today’s letter of the day is Z and it stands for the mighty Zinfandel. This is a grape variety that has played a major role in the…
Lea Tirard-Hersant Teaches Me Some French for Winelovers
Sep 2 • 63 min
Hey everyone! Thanks for listening in today! I had the pleasure of sitting down with Lea Tirard-Hersant, developer of the Staircase program. Born and raised in Anju, France, Lea turned her love of linguistics into a booming business. You may be thinking…
How much is too much money for wine?
Aug 26 • 66 min
Today, on the podcast, I got together with some wine writing friends to discuss a topic in the wine world that has been hitting the headlines quite a bit lately. How much is too much to spend on bottle of wine? The topic was triggered by the announcement…
Wine Importer - Alyssa Wolf
Aug 19 • 70 min
A few months ago, my friends over at #winePW were discussing wines of South Africa. When the topic was announced I immediately knew where to go to get the best South African wine. Lyss and Ian Wolf of Red Wolf Imports ! I met them online.. (of course) and…
Winephabet Street; Y is for Yarra Valley
Aug 12 • 49 min
Welcome back to Winephabet Street! Today Elmo’s letter of the day is Y and he is talking about the Yarra Valley in Australia! The region is named after the river originates approximately 90 kilometres east of the Melbourne central business district and…
Craving Bubbles? Pour Franciacorta
Aug 5 • 58 min
photo credit: BERLUCCHI VINEYARDS Today on Exploring the Wine Glass we are talking Franciacorta! Before we begin, we have one thing that we have to get out of the way…. It’s not Champagne! In order to be legally called Champagne, the sparkling wine must…
Winemakers of the Haro District, Rioja
Jul 29 • 30 min
From 1934 to 1980 an elevated rail line, now called the High Line, connected the rail yards of mid-town Manhattan to an industrial district along the lower West Side of Manhattan. Constructed 30 feet above the ground, it avoided dangerous street…