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Tamra Washington, Chief Winemaker of Yealands Estate, New Zealand
October 11, 2012 10:53 AM PDT
The Winesleuth and chief winemaker for NZ winery Yealands Estate, Tamra Washington, have a chat before dinner about the recent awards the winery won at the annual International Wine Challenge 2012. Tamra also talks about the direction she sees NZ sauvignon blanc going and the first pinot noir to be made by Yealands Estate.Louisa Rose, Chief Winemaker of Yalumba
October 10, 2012 11:25 AM PDT
Louisa Rose, Chief Winemaker of Australian winery Yalumba, talks about the difference between Viognier from Australia and the Rhone as well as Yalumba's shiraz/viognier blends and why she prefers screwcap for the whites and cork for the redsNeil McGuigan and Vines in the City
September 20, 2012 08:39 AM PDT
I was in Dublin recently to catch up with Australian winemaker, Neil McGuigan of McGuigan Estates to talk about this great event that they were doing called, Vines in the City. The concept is to bring a vineyard to city dwellers. I sat down with Neil to find out more about his Vines in the City and the new wines they have planned for the UK.Australian wine maker Brian Croser
July 15, 2012 01:12 PM PDT
The Wine Sleuth talks with legendary Australian wine maker, Brian Croser - founder of Petaluma Winery, about his latest wine label, Tapanappa and his views on terroir and why diurnal differences don't count for anything.Wines of Japan and Spain
March 25, 2012 01:29 PM PDT
This podcast features interviews with Japanese wine maker, Ayana Misawa speaking about the indigenous koshu grape of Japan, Bodeagas Bilbainas winemaker Diego Pinella Navarro telling us about his Rioja wines and the Consul General for Navarra, Jordi Vidal talking about the different wines of Navarra including sauvignon blanc, which seems to be particularly suited to the region.Wines of Portugal
February 20, 2012 09:57 AM PST
This weeks episode was taped in Porto, Portugal where I was attending the Essencia do Vinho show. Essencia do Vinho is a showcase of Portuguese wines. I spoke to Pedro Guedes, assistant winemaker at Quanta Terra, Ana Rosas, winemaker and blender of Port house, Ramos Pinto and wine producer, Carlos Campolargo of his eponymous estate in the Barreida region of Portugal.Champagne(mostly) with The Winesleuth
February 08, 2012 04:08 PM PST
The Winesleuth chats with the Chef de Cave of Dom Perignon, Richard Geoffroy, The Head Sommelier of Le Meurice in Paris, Estelle Touzet and goes to Champagne to visit the growers champagne, Champagne Tarlant and drinks with one of the 12th generation of Tarlants, Melanie.
Denise is a London based wine blogger, originally from California. As a professional wine blogger, she meets the movers and shakers of the wine world. From the iconic European houses to the New Zealand boutique family vineyard, they all come to London. This podcast is an effort to get to know the personality behind the wine. They might be quirky, funny, charming, or taciturn but above all, they are always generous with their time and wine, wine people are some of the most interesting around. Whether it's a chateau owner, wine grower, wine maker, sommelier or wine insider, she'll feature them on this podcast. So pour a glass, download and hopefully you find the wine peeps as interesting as she does.
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