The Wine World

The Wine World
We talk about wine, interviewing winemakers and interesting people in the wine industry.

Franco Massolino
Apr 3 • 28 min
Franco Massolino talks to Heine Johansen about nebbiolo, Piemonte and Franco’s native Barolo.
Simone Adams of Adams Wein in Rheinhessen
Mar 27 • 18 min
Simone Adams of Ingelheim in Rheinhessen talks to Heine Johansen about producing high quality pinot noir and chardonnay in Germany.
Kenny Likitprakong of Hobo Winery
Mar 20 • 24 min
Kenny Likitprakong of Hobo Winery and Folk Machine among others, talks to Heine Johansen about their rich catalogue of modern wine both on classical grapes and the more uncommon ones.
Jasmine Hirsch of Hirsch Vineyards
Mar 15 • 42 min
Jasmine Hirsch of Hirsch Vineyards talks to Morten Båtbukt.
Rajat Parr and Gavin Chanin
Feb 21 • 35 min
Rajat Parr and Gavin Chanin talks to Heine Johansen. They’re both based in sunny California, and are known as some of the foremost classically styled pinot- and chardonnay producers there.
Dominik Sona of Koehler-Ruprecht
Feb 13 • 22 min
Dominik Sona, winemaker at legendary Pfalz winery Koehler-Ruprecht talks to Heine Johansen about the Pfalz region, about new trends, about their history in being one of the eldest wineries in Pfalz and about why they went out of the VDP to stick to the…
Andreas Adam of A.J.Adam in Mosel
Jan 30 • 24 min
Andreas Adam talks to Heine Johansen about riesling, about the Mosel and wines from Piesport - and also a bit about the German systems of quality in wine.
Olek Bondonio of Barbaresco
Dec 25, 2019 • 23 min
Olek Bondonio talks to Heine Johansen of some of the challenges of Piemonte, of the traditional grapes of the region other than nebbiolo and barbera, and of some of the other places Olek would like to make wine.
Dirk Niepoort
Dec 5, 2019 • 33 min
Dirk Niepoort talks to Heine Johansen Dirk starting to make ordinary wine in an area before only thought for fortified wine, about making riesling in Germany, about the development of wine in Portugal and in Europe as a whole, and about tea!
Theo Zierock from Foradori
Nov 24, 2019 • 32 min
Theo Zierock is the son of legendary winemaker Elisabetta Foradori. Heine Johansen talks to him about the indigenous grapes of Trentino, of how it is to grow up with a mother winemaker and about some of the changes they are doing in their business.
Marco di Bartoli
Nov 15, 2019 • 20 min
Sebastiano di Bartoli talks to Heine Johansen about making wine in Sicily, about local grape varieties, Marsala and Passito di Pantelleria of which Marco di Bartoli is famous for. We also discuss som of the challenges of making wine on the sunny island.
Filipa Pato
Nov 8, 2019 • 46 min
Filipa Pato and her husband William Wouters talks to Morten Båtbukt about portugese wine, the Baga grape and rehabilitating vineyards of Bairrada.
Ray Nadeson from Lethbridge Wine
Nov 1, 2019 • 24 min
Ray Nadeson of Lethbridge Wines talks to Heine Johansen about transfering from scientist to winemaker, about being daring in making wine and about looking to new grapes to fit the south australian terroir.
Nelson Hernandez, Master Blender of Diplomatico Rum
Oct 26, 2019 • 26 min
Diplomatico with master blender Nelson Hernandez and Mikael Eskander, export manager for Europe talks to Heine Johansen about Diplomatico, and the making and ageing of rum
Mark Andrew MW of Noble Rot
Oct 19, 2019 • 20 min
Mark Andrew talks to Heine Johansen about greek wine and Noble Rot.
José Pariente
Oct 12, 2019 • 17 min
Enrique Garcia Arribas from José Pariente in Rueda talks to Heine Johansen.
Domaine William Fevre in Chablis
Oct 12, 2019 • 18 min
Samantha Luna of William Fevre is talking to Heine Johansen about Chablis.
Weingut Karl Haidle of Wurttemberg
Oct 12, 2019 • 18 min
Moritz Haidle of Weingut Karl Haidle in Wurttemberg, Germany talks to Heine Johansen about making wine in one of the lesser known regions of Germany, about hiphop and about surviving the zombie apocalypse as a winemaker.