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The best fledgling podcast concerning the co-ferment of people and place; about wine (and other drinks). Here, we take deep dives, via casual conversations, into the infinitely fascinating world of fermentative beverages, such as wine (and other drinks)...

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Fermenting Place Fermenting Place [podcast]

    • Arts
    • 4.2 • 19 Ratings

The best fledgling podcast concerning the co-ferment of people and place; about wine (and other drinks). Here, we take deep dives, via casual conversations, into the infinitely fascinating world of fermentative beverages, such as wine (and other drinks)...

Enjoy, comment, like, share, and subscribe. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/fermenting-place/support

    Episode Thirty-Eight - Yoko & Andries Mostert [Brave New Wine, Great Southern, WA]

    Episode Thirty-Eight - Yoko & Andries Mostert [Brave New Wine, Great Southern, WA]

    My guest for Episode Thirty-Eight of the Fermenting Place [podcast] are dynamic duo winemaking artists, Andries and Yoko Mostert from Brave New Wine, straight outta Denmark, in the Great Southern region of Western Australia.

    Yoko and Andries produce wine like no one else I know in Australia. Every bloody bottle is damn delicious, no holes barred, volatile frivolity that's full of the funk and fun. Seriously. Turn on, tune in, and drop out, as Yoko and Andries share their journey to get to the Brave New World of wine...

    In Episode Thirty-Eight, Andries, Yoko and I discuss...


    Bandwagons
    Ending to Begin Again
    Pushing the Progression
    Embracing the Clusterphunk
    Frozen Ferments
    Art, Depth and Detail by Design
    And Much More

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    Connect:

    - Brave New Wine - @bravenewwine

    - Fermenting Place - @fermentingplace / fermentingplace.com

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    • 1 hr 21 min
    Episode Thirty-Seven - Vanya Cullen [Cullen Wines, Margaret River, WA]

    Episode Thirty-Seven - Vanya Cullen [Cullen Wines, Margaret River, WA]

    My guest for Episode Thirty-Seven of the Fermenting Place [podcast] is mindful, innovative, and revered West Australian winegrower, Vanya Cullen of Cullen Wines, Margaret River.

    Vanya is a pioneering biodynamic winegrower and dedicated devotee of Mother Nature and her resilient ability to provide abundance, provided she is honoured and revered in her own right.

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    In Episode Thirty-Seven, Vanya and I discuss...


    Climate Change Amidst Margaret River's Reputation for Consistency
    Celebrating 50 Years of Cullen
    How Australia Has Two More Than Four Seasons
    Observing Nature Over Time
    And Much More.

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    Connect:

    - Cullen Wines - @cullenwines

    - Fermenting Place - @fermentingplace / fermentingplace.com

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    • 1 hr 1 min
    Episode Thirty-Six - Dr. Alex Maltman [Geologist, Aberystwyth University, Wales]

    Episode Thirty-Six - Dr. Alex Maltman [Geologist, Aberystwyth University, Wales]

    My guest for Episode Thirty-Six of the Fermenting Place [podcast] is retired geologist, winegrower, and occasional writer of wine - as seen through an appropriate geological lens - Dr. Alex Maltman, Emeritus Professor of Earth Sciences at Aberystwyth University, Wales.

    Dr. Maltman has caused a bit of defensible controversy over the last few years with his insight into how geology influences wine, especially around the nebulous concept of minerality.

    In Episode Thirty-Six, Dr. Maltman and I discuss...


    Gavin and Stacey
    Welsh Winegrowing
    Geology Rocks and Soils
    The Myth of Minerality
    Why Beer Rocks Harder Than Wine
    And Much More, of course...

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    Read:

    - On Minerality, Gourmet Traveller WINE

    - Minerality In Wine: Towards the Reality Behind the Myth

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    Connect:

    - Dr. Alex Maltman - ajm@aber.ac.uk

    - Fermenting Place - @fermentingplace / fermentingplace.com

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    • 1 hr 36 min
    Episode Thirty-Five - Mark McGill [Cider Maker - Abel, Nelson, New Zealand]

    Episode Thirty-Five - Mark McGill [Cider Maker - Abel, Nelson, New Zealand]

    My guest for Episode Thirty-Five of the Fermenting Place [podcast] is apple grower, cider maker, and wine grower, Mark McGill of Abel Cider and Wine, located in Nelson, New Zealand.

    Mark is a winemaker by trade who dared to delve into the wondrous world of cider, having been surprised by the sheer blandness and banality of such commercially made drinks that purport to be made of certain fruits, such as apples and pears, and yet rarely feature any such fruit and all....

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    In Episode Thirty-Five, Mark and I discuss...


    Nelson Sunshine and Rain
    Chardonnay
    35% Real Cider
    Backyard Ferments
    Sails, Skins, and Tannin
    And Much More...

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    Connect:

    - Abel Cider and Wine - @abelcider_wine

    - Fermenting Place - @fermentingplace / fermentingplace.com

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    Thanks for listening... x


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    • 1 hr 31 min
    Episode Thirty-Four - Nick Mills [Winegrower, Rippon, New Zealand]

    Episode Thirty-Four - Nick Mills [Winegrower, Rippon, New Zealand]

    My guest for Episode Thirty-Four of the Fermenting Place [podcast] is Central Otago winegrower, Nick Mills...

    Nick is the steward of one of the most stunning and picturesque vineyard sites in the world; Rippon... located nearby the banks of Roy's Bay in Wanaka, New Zealand. Nick is a deep thinking when it comes to his role and place at Rippon, and especially his patient and deliberate approach to transforming an innocuous bunch of grapes into a glass of total astonishment.

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    In Episode Thirty-Four, Nick and I discuss...


    The Roaring 40s
    A Brief History of Rippon
    Meaning and Action
    Comfort and Conflict Between Vines and Humans
    Tension of Land Monetisation
    Texture, Shape, and Feel
    And Much More...

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    Connect:

    - Nick Mills - @ripponvineyard

    - Fermenting Place - @fermentingplace / fermentingplace.com

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    If you dig what you hear, please consider giving the podcast a follow, subscribe, rate, and/or, at least, a comment via your favourite podcast listening platform, such as Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Breez, or Sphinx Chat. It takes no time at all, and it really helps the all seeing algorithms discover and connect with new listeners, like you.

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    Thanks for listening... x


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    • 1 hr 26 min
    Episode Thirty-Three - Dr. Elaine Ingham - [Soil Microbiologist, Oregon, U.S.A.]

    Episode Thirty-Three - Dr. Elaine Ingham - [Soil Microbiologist, Oregon, U.S.A.]

    My guest for Episode Thirty-Three of the Fermenting Place [podcast] is soil microbiologist, Dr. Elaine Ingham.

    Dr. Ingham is widely recognised as the world's foremost soil biologist, who, over four decades of experience has, gained advanced knowledge about the soil and the all important 'Soil Food Web', where micro-organisms - made up of a myriad of bacteria and fungi, protozoa, nematodes, micro-arthropods, and other large organisms - all interact with one another at scale to create healthy, living soils of structure, fertility, and nutrition. 

    In Episode Thirty-Three, Dr. Elaine Ingham and I discuss...


    Growing Up in Minnesota and Bogata
    Understanding Soil; Why Should We Care?
    The Hubris and Concern of Elder Professors
    Conceptualising The Soil Food Web
    Scaling Up Balance and Harmony
    The Vital Importance of Compost
    Getting the Ratio Right
    And Much More...

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    Connect:

    - Dr. Elaine Ingham - Dr. Elaine's Soil Food Web School

    - Fermenting Place - @fermentingplace / fermentingplace.com

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    If you dig what you hear, please consider giving the podcast a follow, subscribe, rate, and/or, at least, a comment via your favourite podcast listening platform, such as Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Breez, or Sphinx Chat. It takes no time at all, and it really helps the all seeing algorithms discover and connect with new listeners, like you.

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    Thanks for listening... x


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    • 1 hr 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 Ratings

Jkraken8 ,

Great podcast

Top content and guests covering a wide range of topics. Daniel makes for some good listening.

ScottK251 ,

Pure pleasure

Freewheeling, unpretentious, personable, and in depth. A very enjoyable podcast covering a broad range of drink related topics.

timbovin0 ,

Fascinating content & back stories

Thoroughly enjoyable podcast exploring importance of place across diverse range of wine, craft beer and other producers. Keep up the great work Daniel! Cheers

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