55 episodes

Helen Johannesen from Helen's Wines in Los Angeles is breaking down the ins and outs of wine: How it’s made, why it's important, what you should drink, and why people often make it so damn elitist. Fifteen minute wine classes (Listen on your way to work!) will educate you, tell stories about the people behind the grapes, and teach you why it's important to pay attention to what and where you consume. Laughter, food & wine pairings, and surprise guests will abound.

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Helen Johannesen from Helen's Wines in Los Angeles is breaking down the ins and outs of wine: How it’s made, why it's important, what you should drink, and why people often make it so damn elitist. Fifteen minute wine classes (Listen on your way to work!) will educate you, tell stories about the people behind the grapes, and teach you why it's important to pay attention to what and where you consume. Laughter, food & wine pairings, and surprise guests will abound.

    Ep. 56 Chardonnay: Why It's So Misunderstood

    Ep. 56 Chardonnay: Why It's So Misunderstood

    Chardonnay is an amazing grape but kind of got a bad wrap with all that buttery Chard brouhaha. What's the DEAL with chardonnay, where is from and how do I find the dopeness. Tune in to find out!
     
    Build your free wedding website on Zola and get $50 toward your registry. Go to zola.com/wineface and get started today!
     
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    • 19 min
    Ep. 55 Epic Holiday Party Entertaining 411

    Ep. 55 Epic Holiday Party Entertaining 411

    It's time for one of our entertaining 411 episodes and this week it's all about hot tips for throwing the most epic holiday party!
     
    Notes/ Recipes:
     
    Spiced Rum Citrus Punch recipe 
    Spagliato Recipe: 1oz sweet vermouth, 1oz aperol, add ice, top with prosecco and add thick orange slice. 
    Negroni recipe: .75oz sip smith gin, .75oz sweet vermouth, .75oz Aperol, enjoy over ice with orange peel
    Ginger Claus: 2oz Tequila or whiskey, .75oz lemon juice, .75 oz ginger syrup, 1oz apple cider, enjoy over ice, garnish with candied ginger. 
     
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    • 18 min
    Ep. 54 Tuscany 411: Sangiovese, chianti, brunello oh my!

    Ep. 54 Tuscany 411: Sangiovese, chianti, brunello oh my!

    Tuscany is the dreamy dreamzone of Italy where fairy tales were created but it's also the home to some of the most famous italian wines that are made from Sangiovese grapes, mostly. It's a historic area that has been changing the game since the romans. What is chianti and brunello? Revealed here! Get the pasta on! 
     
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    • 21 min
    Ep. 53 What is Cabernet Franc?

    Ep. 53 What is Cabernet Franc?

    Cabernet franc is famous in two parts of France: Bordeaux and the Loire valley. But what is Cabernet franc? What does it taste like? Where else can we find it? Why is it so amazing? All of this is revealed in this episode- get obsessed like I am!
     
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    • 17 min
    Ep. 51 Beaujolais (aka Gamay) for TURKEY DAY!

    Ep. 51 Beaujolais (aka Gamay) for TURKEY DAY!

    A deep dive into my favorite grape varietal: Gamay, from my favorite place it's grown: Beaujolais and it just happens to be the perfect wine to serve at my favorite holiday: Thanksgiving!!! get to know the Cru Beaujolais, what that means, how to shop for them and why to avoid Beaujolais Nouveau. 
     
    Build your free wedding website on Zola and get $50 toward your registry. Go to ZOLA.com/wineface and get started today!
     
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    • 20 min
    Ep. 50 Veneto Area of Italy Revealed!

    Ep. 50 Veneto Area of Italy Revealed!

    The Veneto! Totally misunderstood, the home of prosecco and Valpolicella, sometimes referred to as a wine factory, but there are GEMS within! Understand this area of Italy and then we shed some light on the dopeness that is emerging. 
     
    Wines we love from the Veneto:
    2017 Davide Spillare, Crestan, Veneto, Garganega
    2018 I Castagnucoli, Rosso no. 1, Veneto, Merlot/Rebosso
     
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    • 17 min

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