Tasting Anarchy Podcast

Tasting Anarchy Podcast

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We are learning more about wine and would like you to join our journey as we also explore our favorite topic, liberty.


125 - Options Contracts and Wine
Jun 21 • 72 min
In this episode Jake and Mason talk about one of their other hobbies, options trading. The two also talk about blind tasting in wine.
124 - Sue Gavin Newsom
Jun 14 • 53 min
In this episode Jake and Mason talk about a recent lawsuit filed against Gavin Newsom on behalf of a Napa Valley winery. They also discuss the American Association of Wine Economists and cancel culture.
123 - Chilly Dos and Agora Brewing
May 31 • 69 min
In this episode, Jake and Mason are joined by Cody from Agora Brewing. The guys talk Chillderburg, beer, wine and most importantly for this episode, Mead.
122 - Post Chilly Dos
May 26 • 40 min
Jake is joined by Car and Rollo to recap the events of this years Chillderburg and talk about plans for next year.
121 - Pre Chilly Dos
May 22 • 29 min
In this abbreviated episode Jake and Mason talk Chilly Dos.
120 - Ricky From Alta Marfa
May 17 • 63 min
In this episode the boys are joined by Ricky from Alta Marfa. Alta Marfa recently produced their first commercially available wine, Lazer Cat. Ricky joined Jake and Mason to discuss Lazer Cat and the future of Alta Marfa!
119 - Liberty Friend In Dallas
May 11 • 74 min
In this episode Jake and Mason are joined by Will from the Peaceful Treason podcast. Will is relocating to DFW and spending some time with Jake in his home in Arlington. The three shoot the shit and have a general good time.
118 - Covid Derailed Episode
Apr 27 • 71 min
In this episode the boys planned to talk wine and eventually got to it but the topic of our lives is the effects of the covid shutdown and that derailed the original plans. They did eventually get to talking about wine and an interesting lawsuit coming…
117 - Abbreviated Episode
Apr 11 • 32 min
In this episode the guys have a short episode to discuss some happenings in their own wine lives. They also talk about some change in the wine cork world. Wine Discussed: Michael David Cabernet Franc Inkblot 2016 Smithereens Red Blend Article Discussed:…
116 - Busy Days
Apr 5 • 49 min
In this episode Jake and Mason relax with a drink together. The boys both had busy days and just decided to visit and talk about one of their favorite topics, wine. Wine: 2016 Sea Monster Eclectic White Blend 2016 Donati Cabernet Sauvignon Article…
115 - Quarantine With Peaceful Treason
Apr 1 • 99 min
The boys are joined once again by their friends from the Peaceful Treason Podcast. The four share a beer digitally and ramble about how they think the virus will effect the alcohol industry. The Beer: Grunge IPA Articles Discussed: What’s the Economic…
114 - Quarantine Blues
Mar 22 • 60 min
In this episode Jake and Mason discuss their different Quarantine situations as well as what they are drinking and how marijuana has been impacting the alcohol market. Article Discussed:…
113 - Wine Under The Sea
Mar 12 • 93 min
In this episode Jake and Mason discuss a rediscovered method of making wine that ancient Romans enjoyed. The also discuss a growing movement of new temperance advocates. Articles Discussed: Nesos: Reviving the underwater wine loved by Ancient Rome The War…
112 - Nate Classic for Kombucha
Mar 5 • 83 min
In this episode Nate Classic joins the show for a third time. The three friends talk about Gruner Veltliner, Kombucha and happenings in the wine world. Wine Discussed Ceibo Cabernet Sauvignon Hiller Simone I Wine & Queen Gruner Veltliner 2017 Article…
111 - Back To Schedule
Feb 12 • 64 min
This week Jake enjoys several beers. Mason skips a drink but talks about some of the beers he had earlier in the week. The guys also talk a little about Brexit Day! Articles Discussed: Brexit Day: Embrace the brave new world,’ says UK wine body Bill…
110 - Changes In The Wine Markets
Feb 4 • 56 min
In this episode, Mason prepares the notes. The boys get into the future of the wine industry and what we can expect for 2020 and beyond. We also rerun across a death in the wine industry from a company that has impacted our taste. Mason’s Wine: Soar…
109 - Three Solo Episodes
Feb 1 • 26 min
In this short episode, Jake and Mason record separately. Jake has been traveling which threw the boys off their schedule but they are getting back on schedule now! Jake’s Wine: Pierazzuoli Cantagallo Chianti Montalbano 2017 Mason’s Wine: Jean-Luc Colombo…
108 - Howie Snowdon and Mulled Wine
Dec 30, 2019 • 82 min
In this episode Jake and Mason are joined by Howie Snowdon of the Lions of Liberty. The three men go over their Mulled Wine recipies and discuss how it turned out then just “shoot the shit” and enjoy Libertarian discussion. The Wine Jake Used: Aurore De…
107 - Christmas Wine With Cork And Java
Dec 21, 2019 • 85 min
In this episode, Jake and Mason are joined by Billy and Brynne from Cork and Java. The topic of the evening is Holiday Booze and what foods they go with. Remember to Check out Billy and Brynne at corkandjava.com. —- If you enjoyed this episode, retweet us…
106 - Are There To Many Breweries
Dec 13, 2019 • 79 min
In this episode Jake and Mason discuss the closing of one of their favorite hometown breweries. They also go over the 2019 sluggish sales of wine grapes and review the grape Zinfandel. The Wine: Etude Pinot Noir - Estate Grown Grace Benoist Ranch Carneros…
105 - Gamay The First Wine Of The Year
Dec 9, 2019 • 49 min
In this episode Jake and Mason talk about Gamay! Jake’s Wine: Belguardo Maremma Toscana Rosato 2016 Mason’s Wine: Chatham Vineyards Pinot Noir 2015
104 - Two Year Anniversary!!!
Nov 30, 2019 • 167 min
In this episode Jake and Mason are joined by some of their favorite podcasters to celebrate the two year anniversary of Tasting Anarchy. Will and Jared from Peaceful Treason help Jake and Mason explore the important topic of climate change, how it impacts…
Ep 103 - Jake Rambles Alone
Nov 23, 2019 • 24 min
In this episode Jake and Mason had a hard time coordinating so Jake put together a quick mini. Its hard to talk by yourself! Jake discusses what is happening in South America and some things to keep an eye on when it comes to South American Wine.
102 - Jackson Our Favorite Expert
Nov 8, 2019 • 74 min
In this episode the boys are joined by Jackson Blood. Jackson catches Jake and Mason up on what’s going on in his world and they discuss wine happenings in the Pacific North West. They also discuss and interesting “crime” in the heavily regulated…
101 - California Wine Power
Nov 2, 2019 • 86 min
In this episode Jake and Mason talk about the electrical power monopolies in CA and how it is impacting the wine industry. Wines Reviewed: 2018 Viognier, Virginia Lang and Reed Two Fourteen Cab Franc The Articles: What mass power outages mean for…
100 - Viognier and Chile Frost
Oct 25, 2019 • 71 min
This week the boys review wines containing Viognier. They also go over what Viognier is and common characteristics. After Jake has to deal with fighing dogs, they get into some history in the holy land and some weather emergencies in Chile. Wines: CA4 -…
99 - Supreme Court Decanted Opinion
Oct 19, 2019 • 63 min
In this episode Jake and Mason talk more about the recent Supreme Court decision. They also get into some interesting Tariff news concerning Italian wines and other products. Jake’s Wine: Santa Barbara Vineyards Pinot Noir Mason’s Wine: Chateau Arthus…
98 - Tariffs Take Flight
Oct 11, 2019 • 68 min
In this episode Jake and Mason sample wines containing the Rkatsiteli grape! Mason’s hailing from his home in Virginia and Jake’s from one of the oldest wine regions in the world, Georgia. The boys also get into new tariffs being levied against European…
97 - Birds in the Vineyard
Oct 4, 2019 • 84 min
This week the boys are joined by the infamous Bird of the Friends Against Government Podcast! With Bird on the show all topics are Bird related. The conversation goes from a wine all three friends shared to different Birds and their usefulness in the…
96 - Ricky From Alta Marfa
Sep 27, 2019 • 82 min
In this episode the boys are joined by Ricky from Alta Marfa. Ricky is a young vine grower in the Davis Mountain AVA. Jake went out a few months back and helped Ricky plant and lined up an interview. Ricky is a wealth of knowledge and an all around cool…
95 - New Grape History Segment
Sep 20, 2019 • 85 min
In this episode Jake and Mason try out a new segment and talk a little about the history of the Malbec grape. The boys also discuss Jake’s adventures harvesting with Bolen Vineyards. Other topics in this episode include climate change in France and what…
94 - Hybrid Grapes
Sep 13, 2019 • 72 min
In this episode Jake and Mason take a look at the rise in popularity of Hybrid and Ancestral grapes. Jake’s Wine: Jake didn’t put his wine in the notes so you will have to listen to the episode to find out what it is. Mason’s Wine: Placer Andaluze…
93 - Zweigelt and Unusual Grapes
Sep 6, 2019 • 77 min
This weeks episode theme is less common grape varietals. The boys discuss Zweigelt and some of the Moldovan grapes. Jake’s Wine HuglWeine Zweigelt Mason’s Wine Vavasour - Awatere Valley Savignon Blang 2016 Article discussed Moldova, A Wine Experience Out…
92 - Cork and Java Again!
Aug 30, 2019 • 54 min
In this episode Jake and Mason are joined by Billy of the Cork and Java YouTube channel. The three discuss their favorite topic, wine! Jake’s Wine: Perissos 2015 - Syrah —- If you enjoyed this episode, retweet us on Twitter and review us in your favorite…
91 - Cork and Java
Aug 23, 2019 • 56 min
In this episode, Jake appears on Cork and Java to discuss the Trump tariffs and how much government is in your drink. Follow Cork and Java on Twitter and YouTube! —- If you enjoyed this episode, retweet us on Twitter and review us in your favorite pod…
90 - Tasting Treason
Aug 21, 2019 • 133 min
In this episode Jake and Mason join the men from the Peaceful Treason podcast. We had a great time reviewing beers and talking about making liberty more palatable to every day folks. Follow our friends on twitter @PeacefulTreason Jake’s Beer: Sweetwater…
Ep . 89 - Georgian Wine News
Aug 11, 2019 • 68 min
In this episode the boys go over an article from Jake’s neighborhood paper relating to Texas wines. They also discuss some exciting news coming out of Georgia(the republic). Georgia is a favorite topic of interest for Jake and Mason and has a ancient and…
88 - Texas Wine Saved By The Legislative Bell
Aug 2, 2019 • 82 min
In this episode Jake and Mason revisit the notorious “100% Texas” labeling bill HB4233. There is a lot of interesting opinions and developments since we last discussed the bill so tune in! Jake’s Wine: Emerson Brown Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2015…
87 - Anarcho Inc
Jul 26, 2019 • 41 min
This week Mason and Jake have a great time talking to Jay about his businesses and his goal of entering the direct to consumer alcohol industry. Check out Jay and all his ventures over at anarchoinc.com. —- If you enjoyed this episode, retweet us on…
86 - Chile Wine Is a Good Time
Jul 19, 2019 • 53 min
In this Jake was preoccupied with other tasks and didn’t create show notes. The boys both have Chilean wines, Jake a Cab and Mason a Carmenere. They also discuss the ordeal of getting a motorcycle licence in Texas. Mason has to leave early and Jake wraps…
85 - Torr Na Lochs Tempranillo 2014
Jul 11, 2019 • 80 min
In this episode the boys review a wine together, discuss the Ancient Celts in Burgundy and talk about a court case in Bordeaux. The Wine: Torr Na Lochs Tempranillo 2014 Articles Discussed: Ancient Celts in Burgundy Drank Greek Wines, Suggests Study…
84 - Spanish Whites
Jun 20, 2019 • 99 min
In this episode the boys share Spanish whites and discuss changes in the Rioja region of Spain. The Wine: Cien Duros - Macabeo White Wine Ulacia Getariako Txakolina Bianco The Article: Rioja Alavesa: Going Its Own Way
83 - Mini - Arneis
Jun 18, 2019 • 10 min
In this episode Jake reviews the little known white, Arneis. The Wine: Rocca Felice Roero Arneis —- If you enjoyed this episode, retweet us on Twitter and review us in your favorite pod catcher! —- If you want a great deal on wine and want to support the…
82 - Mason In Texas for Chillderburg
Jun 14, 2019 • 49 min
In this episode Mason is visiting Jake in Dallas. The two recount their amazing time at Chillderburg One over a nearly $200 bottle of Cab. The Wine: 2014 Mt. Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon
81 - Mini - 3 Bottles Reviewed
Jun 11, 2019 • 14 min
In this episode Jake and Mason mash up their reviews in a slightly longer mini episode. The Wine: For Jake it was a French Merlot and Texas Merlot For Mason it was a Portuguese Wine
80 - Climate Change Pushing Wine North?
Jun 7, 2019 • 85 min
In this episode the boys are joined by Jackson Blood! The conversation moves from Jackson’s take on tariffs, climate change and exciting up and coming wine regions. Articles Discussed: Bordeaux Winemakers Respond to Climate Change With Revolutionary New…
79 - Mini - Trilogy Cellars Reserve Malbec 2016
Jun 3, 2019 • 12 min
In this episode Jake flies solo and reviews a wine made from grapes grown by his new friend, Rowdy Bolen(@bolenvineyards). If you want to know what a great TX wine tastes like, try getting your hands on a bottle of this! The Wine: Trilogy Cellars Reserve…
78 - Dogs Protect Wine
May 31, 2019 • 65 min
In this episode Jake and Mason review Pinot Noir. Though geographically close, these wines are very different. The hosts also discuss the new role dogs are playing in protecting wine from nefarious contaminants. Jake’s Wine: Lutum Gap’s Crown Vineyard…
77 - Wine Tariffs
May 28, 2019 • 59 min
Tonight the boys review two very interesting wines and talk about fresh tariffs imposed on US wines in response to the “Trump Tariffs”. Jake’s Wine: I realized I made a mistake. Blue Lotus is in Seguin, TX. Between San Antonio and Houston. It is also not…
76 - Roudy Bolen of Bolen Vinyards
May 24, 2019 • 51 min
This week Jake interviews Roudy Bolen of the family owned commercial Wine Grape vineyard in Smyer, Texas. Rowdy and his family have been growing high quality Texas grapes in Smyer for many years and are venturing in to their own wine brand. This was the…
75 - Mr Pseu Returns To Hype Chillderburg
May 17, 2019 • 62 min
In this episode, Jake and Mason are joined by Mr. Pseu of The Pseudollectual podcast. The boys talked about the upcoming liberty event, co founded by Tasting Anarchy, Chillderburg! The Wine: Belle Fiore Numinos Reserve Red 2014 Article discussed in this…
74 - 600% Increase In Beer Tax
May 10, 2019 • 73 min
In this episode, the boys discuss a tax increase being proposed in Nebraska. This tax increase amounts to over 600%! The two muse about what this could mean for the alcohol industry in Nebraska. Article Discussed: Nebraska’s craft brewers object to bill…
73 - Mini - Placer Andaluz
May 7, 2019 • 8 min
Another great mini episode from Mason! The Wine: Placer Andaluz Red Blend 2017 —- If you enjoyed this episode, retweet us on Twitter and review us in your favorite pod catcher! —- If you want a great deal on wine and want to support the show, use our link…
72 - A Chat Over Fine Wines
May 3, 2019 • 87 min
It’s been a few weeks since Jake and Mason were able to share a drink over the internet so on this episode, the boys spend a lot of time just talking. Mostly about wine and alcohol and as always, their favorite topic, government intervention in the…
71 - Mini - The Final Rose
Apr 23, 2019 • 8 min
In this mini episode, Mason is solo once again as Jake is off on adventures. Mason reviews the shows first Rose, The Final Rose: Rose California 2016. The Wine: The Final Rose This wine was from Splash Wine: Splash Wine Description —- If you enjoyed this…
70 - Jake’s Trip to TX Wine Country
Apr 19, 2019 • 61 min
In this episode, Jake recounts his adventurers in TX wine country! A week prior to this record, Jake took a trip to Marfa to help Alta Marfa plant their vineyard. On the way he stopped by TX Hill Country and sampled some wines. The Wine: Plaza De La Reina…
69 - Mini - Beer Deustche Brewery
Apr 16, 2019 • 9 min
This beer is murky but golden amber in color. Has strong hints of sour with white pear notes. Very carbonated but not aggressively so. 8% ABV. The Beer: Deustche Brewery - The Ages
68 - Biodynamic with Craig Camp
Apr 12, 2019 • 56 min
Have you heard of biodynamic wine? In this episode Jake interviews Craig Camp, General manager of Troon Vineyard in the beautiful Applegate Valley of southern Oregon. Craig has been involved in the wine industry for over 30 years and is a wealth of…
67 - Mini - Longavi 2015 Carmenere
Apr 9, 2019 • 9 min
In this mini episode, Mason enjoys a wine he received as part of his birthday wine club package from his lovely and thoughtful wife. The specific club is a Gold Medal Wine Club and this was part of their 2019 shipment. The Wine: Longavi 2015 Carmenere —-…
66 - Wine Clubs and Wine Legislation
Apr 5, 2019 • 64 min
In this episode, Jake and Mason talk about their experience with wine clubs. If you want to know the advantages and disadvantages they perceive, this is the episode for you. The boys also get into Chillderburg news and discuss House Bill 4233 in Texas and…
65 - Mini - Last Bottle Wine
Apr 2, 2019 • 12 min
In this episode, Jake walks through his wonderful experience with Last Bottle Wine. You will also be able to hear the first ever episode recorded on Jake’s new portable mic! The wine in this episode: Lang & Reed Two-Fourteen Cabernet Franc 2015 —- If you…
64 - Marc Clair of Lions of Liberty!
Mar 29, 2019 • 71 min
In this episode the boys are joined by the famous Marc Clair founder and host of Lions of Liberty. Marc discusses what it takes to be a top notch podcaster, his favorite wines and more! Wine Discussed in this Episdoe: 2013 Texas Tempranillo Reserve —- If…
63 - Mini - Wine From Peru
Mar 26, 2019 • 13 min
In this mini episode, Jake reviews Intipalka Cabernet Sauvignon/Petit Verdot. This is the first wine he has tried from Peru. The Wine: Intipalka Cab Sauv/Petit Verdot Article Discussed: Ex-Peru president arrested in California for drunkenness —- If you…
62 - Wine in Indiana with Pepper!
Mar 22, 2019 • 56 min
This week the boys are joined by Pepper, @WineAndLiberty on twitter. Pepper is a wine lover active in the libertarian movement in Indiana. In this episode the three discuss the wine scene in indiana, hybrid grapes, Pepper’s favorite winery and unwelcome…
61 - Mini - Messina Hof Cab Franc
Mar 19, 2019 • 11 min
In this mini episode, Jake reviews another TX wine he found at Kroger. Last Bottle Wines: https://lastbottlewines.com/invite/tastinganarchy The Wine: Messina Hof Cabernet Franc 2016 Article Discussed: Review of Messina Hof Cabernet Franc 2014 - Jeremy…
60 - Franzia On The Rocks
Mar 16, 2019 • 76 min
In this week’s episode, Jake and Mason are joined by the infamous Car. Car is the co host of the Friends Against Government Podcast aka FAGcast. The fellas drink Car’s wine of choice, which is probably poo pooed in many if not most circles. After enjoying…
59 - Beer - Samuel Smith
Mar 8, 2019 • 53 min
In this episode Jake is joined by his sister, Jorie, once again for the monthly beer focused episode. The two go over some new beers Jorie has recently tried and discuss their favorite topic, El Dorado County. Beers Discussed: Samuel Smith Oatmeal Stout…
58 - Mini - GSM Wine
Mar 5, 2019 • 17 min
In this mini episode Jake goes over GSM wine with another Texas wine from Llano Estacado. He also touches on voluntary labeling and gives a shout out to some of the podcasts and wines he has been digging lately. The Wine: Llano Estacado GSM Articles…
57 - Portuguese Wine with Jackson Blood
Mar 1, 2019 • 73 min
This week Mason and Jake are joined by the #1 most downloaded guest, Jackson Blood(@JacksonBlood1 on Twitter). The three buddies talk about how the EU has impacted wine in Europe specifically in Portugal. The Wine: Rapariga Da Quinta 2016 Pinhel Encostas…
56 - Mini - Texas Wine McPherson Cellars
Feb 26, 2019 • 14 min
In this Mini episode, Jake reviews two very enjoyable Texas red blends from McPherson Cellars. The Wines: La Herencia Tre Colore
55 - Pinotage, Aglianico and Brexit Trade Deals
Feb 22, 2019 • 67 min
In this episode, Jake and Mason share their wines and discuss some interesting changes coming in the wine and alcohol world. Jake brings a favorite and affordable Pinotage and mason reviews and Italian Aglianico the fellas were planning to drink on a…
54 - Classic - Jake’s Mom and Horton Vineyards Rkatsiteli
Feb 19, 2019 • 113 min
In Jake’s final weeks in VA, Mason and he are joined once again by Jake’s Mom. The boys try a new white grape varietal grown in VA and spend a long time discussing how interesting the wine is. They also talk about sleep and how bad daylight savings is for…
53 - BONUS - Enter Mr. Pseu
Feb 17, 2019 • 68 min
In this episode, Jake is joined by a friend, Mr Pseu from the Pseudollectual podcast on Alternative Internet Radio. Mr Pseu is not really a wine guy but he is an expert in chewing the fat over a nice glass or three of delicious red wine. The Wine: Becker…
52 - Love is in the Markets
Feb 15, 2019 • 25 min
In this special Valentines Day episode, Jake is joined by his very lovely wife, Viktoriia. Viktoriia shares her thoughts on a wine Jake got her for a gift. Jake gives a short review of a Portuguese wine he liked very much and summarizes a very holiday…
51 - Classic - Chateau Ste Michelle
Feb 12, 2019 • 102 min
In this classic episode, Jake and Mason record outdoors on Mason’s patio. As always the conversation rambles as the boys enjoy a dry riesling out of Washington’s Colombia Valley. The Wine: Chateau Ste Michelle Dry Riesling
50 - LEONE D’ORO VINO NOBILE DI MONTEPULCIANO
Feb 8, 2019 • 51 min
In this episode, Jake and Mason wing it a little and talk about Mason’s favorite beer and a new Italian wine Jake picked up. Also, they boys discuss the government involvement in building sports stadiums and a new stadium being built for a CA NFL team.…
49 - Classic - Hot and Bothered
Feb 5, 2019 • 107 min
In this classic episode Jake and Mason share a wine from their favorite Lodi winery, Michael David Winery. The boys talk about yeast contamination, family genealogy, what they would expect if the Fed really was ended and the ongoing war in Yemen. Wine…
48 - John Dovydenas of Dovydenas Wine
Feb 1, 2019 • 88 min
In this episode Jake and Mason talked wine making with John Dovydenas. John is a winemaker out of Portland, Oregon. The fellas talked about everything from the grapes John uses to different techniques preferences. You can follow John at @dovydenas on…
47 - Mini - Meritage Wines
Jan 29, 2019 • 24 min
In this mini episode, Jake briefly explains Meritage Wines. Jake goes through the six grapes that are involved can be involved in Meritage Wines. He also gives a review of a Texas Meritage Wine. Wine Reviewed: Llano Esticado Signature Red Meritage…
46 - Another Virginia Viognier and Pinot Noir from Oregon
Jan 25, 2019 • 65 min
In this episode the boys both have wines. Jake brings a Pinot Noir from the Willamette Valley and Mason goes with another Virginia Viognier. The Wine: Domaine Loubejac Pinot Noir Willamette Valley, 2016 Williamsburg Winery 2016 Wessex Hundred, Viognier…
45 - Mini - Beer With Jorie
Jan 22, 2019 • 25 min
In this special beer episode, popular guest Jorie joins Jake in reviewing two interesting beers. The two remissness a little about growing up in The Great State of Jefferson(AKA Northern CA) and one of the Linzy family’s favorite topics, Camp Burton in…
44 - Virginia Viognier
Jan 18, 2019 • 67 min
In this episode, Mason brings the wine. His pick is a Virginia Viognier from the Tarara Winery. The Wine: Tarara Winery Viognier 2015 Jake mentions a Bordoux that he was sipping on that just didn’t tickle his turkey. The Wine: Chateau La Tonnelle Haut…
43 - Mini - Cab Franc Foursome
Jan 15, 2019 • 20 min
In this episode, Jake goes solo and reviews four Cabernet Francs. First he goes into the concept of “Terroir”. A great place to learn about Terroir is this article from Wine Folly, one of Jake’s favorite wine resources. As Jake mentioned in the article,…
42 - Clasico Garnacha
Jan 8, 2019 • 97 min
In this episode, Mason brings the wine! This Tempranilo, Classico Garnacha, from Spain really tickled Mason’s gizzard. If you enjoy spanish Rioja, this might be a good wine for you to try as well. As always the boys give a slightly different view on…
41 - New Year Sparkling Wine
Jan 1, 2019 • 117 min
In this special New Year episode, Jake and Mason are joined once again by Jackson Blood. The tree go over many topics including sparkling wine, wine predictions for 2019 and political predictions for 2019. The wine presented this episode: Levert Freres…
40 - Classic - Beaucanon Estate Cab Franc 2009
Dec 28, 2018 • 89 min
In this classic episode, Jake and Mason review one of the best wines they had experience up until that point. Beaucannon Estate 2009 Cabernet Franc was a great early introduction to the style and really peaked Jake and Mason’s interest. Also in this…
39 - The Ghost of Christmas Future
Dec 26, 2018 • 48 min
In this episode Jake interviews his younger sister, Jorie. Jorie works in the restaurant industry and has the opportunity to become quite familiar with beer. Jake and Jorie are very close in age so they were able to reminisce about Christmas traditions…
38 - The Ghost of Christmas Present
Dec 25, 2018 • 56 min
In this episode, Jake interviews a frequent guest of Tasting Anarchy, Nate! Nate more than anyway Mason and Jake know lives in the present and knows how to enjoy himself. We discussed Christmas traditions, wine and much more. Join the guys for a special…
37 - The Ghost of Christmas Past
Dec 24, 2018 • 68 min
In this episode Jake interviews a long time friend Rick Caldwell. Rick was a big influence on Mason and Jake when they were budding libertarians. We discussed alcohol laws in VA, Brewing, Sam Adams Winter Lager aka Snow Lager and much more. Join the guys…
36 - Tempranillo Immigration and Trade Deals
Dec 21, 2018 • 78 min
Mason brings a wine made from one of the guys new favorite varietals, Tempianillo. El Pensador Tempranillo is very characteristic of this grape varietal and was enjoyed very much by Mason. Earlier in the week Mason sent Jake an article about the potential…
35 - Saracosa Rosso di Toscana
Dec 16, 2018 • 76 min
In this episode, Jake introduces an Italian Wine and gives a little history on Super Tuscans. If you ever wanted a good pizza wine, give Saracosa Rosso di Toscana a try. Jake also shares his new method for taking wine notes and discusses with Mason on…
34 - Mini - Carmenere and Jackson Outtakes
Dec 12, 2018 • 22 min
In this mini episode Jake gives a quick review of the Chilean Chateau Los Boldos Carmenere. We also play some of the outtakes from episode 33 with Jackson Blood. Hope you enjoy!
33 - Bordeaux with Jackson
Dec 10, 2018 • 108 min
Mason and Jake were joined by the very knowledgeable Jackson Blood on this week’s episode. The three wine enthusiasts discussed a wide range of topics from Jackson’s journey into wine, his liberty origin story to his favorite wines and his budding wine…
32 - Nate Classic In Dallas
Nov 30, 2018 • 65 min
In this episode, Jake is joined by Nate Classic who was visiting Dallas. The two talk about getting into wine, rooming together in their younger days and a nice Cab Sauv from Raymond Vineyards.
31 - Malbec and NJ’s Alcohol Laws
Nov 25, 2018 • 97 min
This week, Mason brings an interesting Malbec from Argentina called Ruta 22. The guys explore some potentially good news for the New Jersey alcohol industry’s regulation. Also, they revisit Oregon for the ongoing struggle between the Oregon wine industry…
30 - Storyteller and the Homelessness Problem
Nov 9, 2018 • 103 min
This week, Mason abstains from the drink and Jake brings two wines. Storyteller Pinot Noir and a Kagor out of Ukraine. The Kagor review provided by Jake’s wife, Viktoriia. The guys return to a topic involving the Willamette Valley in Oregon and discuss…
29 - Classic - Owl Post Pinotage
Nov 7, 2018 • 96 min
In this episode we return to yester year….or earlier this year(2018) when Jake still lived in Virginia. Jake introduces the boys first ever taste of the Pinotage varietal and it is a raging success. For the first time, Jake and Mason try out a Wine…
28 - Spooky Wine Spooky Time
Oct 31, 2018 • 81 min
In this spooky Halloween episode Jake and Mason share bottles of Ravenswood Zinfandel. Jake’s from Lodi and Mason’s the Vitners Blend. The buddies also recount three personal stories that fit the Halloween spirit.
27 - Las Barracas Gran Reserva 2011 Mini Episode
Oct 29, 2018 • 14 min
In this episode Jake flys solo and reviews Ramon Roqueta Las Barracas Tempranillo - Cabernet Sauvignon Gran Reserva 2011. Jake also discusses the fantastic growing season they have been experiencing in the UK and how it might provide wine lovers with some…
26 - Villa Riesling and the Busybodies
Oct 26, 2018 • 91 min
This week Mason bring the wine and presents Villa Riesling 2014 Medium-Dry Spätlese Riesling (Mosel) Mason shares his thoughts on this informat elusive Riesling and provides the link to the 2010 vintage(linked above). Returning to the shows original…
25 - Loathsome High Speed Rail
Oct 19, 2018 • 89 min
Another Georgian from Jake, this time a white. From the Marani describes Kaketi. Not his favorite but a serviceable light wine made from Rkatsiteli grapes. Referencing Tasting Anarchy ep 20, Jake revisits the perplexing worldwide government and civilian…
24 - Winking Owl Cab
Oct 12, 2018 • 101 min
For the first time in a while, Jake and Mason share a wine, Winking Owl Cabernet from Aldi. This very inexpensive wine was nothing special in and of itself but for the $3 price point pretty impressive. The Wine: Winking Owl Cabernet Sauvignon Jake brings…
23 - Saperavi and Disagreement!
Oct 7, 2018 • 92 min
Jake continues his adventure into Georgian wines with another Wine Man option, Saperavi. No wine this week for Mason as we want to try something interesting next week with the one he sipped on this episode. The wine Jake brought: Wine Man Saperavi Your…
22 - Georgian Mukuzani and Winking Owl
Sep 28, 2018 • 82 min
From his adventures at the Russian store, Jake brings a varietal to the show the guys have not tried, Saperavi. Mason ventured into Aldi’s inexpensive house brand, Winking Owl Merlot. The wine Jake brought: Wine Man Mukuzani The wine Mason brought:…
21 - Jake’ Birthday Pina Cabernet Buckeye
Sep 21, 2018 • 85 min
In this special birthday episode we go back in time again to just before Jake moved to TX. It’s his birthday and Mason presents him with cabernet from a mysterious price point. Jake makes a price guess and at the end of the episode Mason reveals the true…
20 - Double Trouble Gris
Sep 14, 2018 • 63 min
In this episode we travel through time we visit Mason’s birthday episode recorded in March 2018. Jake presents Mason with his birthday gift, two Pinot Gris, and the boys discuss compare and contrast these two Oregon Gris varietal. We also officially…
19 - Etude Pinot Noir Carneros
Sep 7, 2018 • 93 min
In this episode Mason introduces Etude Pinot Noir Carneros. Jake shares some interesting tidbits from a wine documentary he watched. As always, your modern abolitionists ragg on the state and discuss alternatives. This time the discussion meanders around…
18 - Sauv Blanc and Feinstein Shade
Sep 4, 2018 • 79 min
In this episode, your heroes try Lanark Lane Sauv Blanc and discuss the hated Dianne Feinstein failing to get the democratic party endorsement out in ol’ CA. Other topics include the great fraudulent French Wine case of 2018. Join us for another…
17 - Black Stallion Cabernet
Aug 16, 2018 • 94 min
In this episode we enjoy Black Stallion Cabernet.
16 - Dr Heidamanns-Bergweiler Dry Riesling
Aug 15, 2018 • 83 min
In this episode we enjoy Mason’s pick, Dr Heidamanns-Bergweiler Dry Riesling.
15 Nate Classic Joins Me
Aug 2, 2018 • 58 min
In this episode Nate classic joins Jake to talk aobut their long friendship and his experience working at a winery.
14 Texas, My New Home
Jul 29, 2018 • 114 min
Join Jake and Mason for Jake’s first ever episode in Texas. We are exploring a new format and experiencing some difficulties but its a ride worth joining.
13 - Luigi Bosca Malbec
Jul 21, 2018 • 103 min
In this episode we wish you a merry Christmas from Jake and a happy 25th of December from Mason. To usher in the holiday, we enjoyed our first Malbec on the show, Luigi Bosca from Mendoza, Argentina.
12 Geil Rheinhessen Kabinett
Jul 14, 2018 • 77 min
We enjoyed this Riesling and it’s semi-dry, refreshing fruity notes with our first ever guest, Mom!