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    Ep 544: Adam Campbell, Elk Cove, Oregon Winemaker Mini Series, 2/2

    Ep 544: Adam Campbell, Elk Cove, Oregon Winemaker Mini Series, 2/2

    I’m Lawrence Francis, Host of Interpreting Wine, welcoming you to the Oregon Winemaker Series. Produced in collaboration with Willamette Valley Winery Association.
     
    Recorded in-person at the winery with respected local producers, who are themselves deeply rooted in the region.
     
    Giving wine students and wine lovers like yourself access to the minds behind the wines. Literally the next best thing to visiting the region yourself.
    Previously in episode 543 with Alex Sokol Blosser.
    Today in episode 544, welcoming Adam Campbell of Elk Cove
    (00:00:08) Episode intro
    (00:01:15) Adam Campbell Origin Story
    (00:07:42) Elk cove virtual tour
    2GV project
    (00:10:46) Wines tasted:
    Estate Riesling
    Goodrich Chardonnay
    La Bohème
    If you know someone who would enjoy this episode please share the direct link: www.interpretingwine.com/544
    If you really enjoyed it please leave the episode an iTunes review on the same link. Thanks! 👌👌
    Intro and outro music
    The New Investors
    http://newinvestors.dk/
    Contact: glenn@velournet.dk
    GUEST CONTACT: Adam Campbell, Elk Cove
    https://www.elkcove.com">Elk Cove website
     
    Date recorded: 17 January 2020
    https://www.interpretingwine.com/544">Listen and subscribe 
    CONTACT ME:
    Email: hello@interpretingwine.com
    SOCIAL LINKS:
    https://www.interpretingwine.com/instagram/">Instagram
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    https://www.interpretingwine.com/linkedin/">Linkedin
    https://www.interpretingwine.com/youtube/">Youtube
    (This episode is a re-run. Original airdate was on 6 March, 2020)
    Oregon Winemaker series direct links (2)
    https://www.interpretingwine.com/543">Alex Sokol Blosser, Sokol Blosser Winery 
    https://www.interpretingwine.com/544">Adam Campbell, Elk Cove 

    • 32 min
    Ep 543: Alex Sokol Blosser, Sokol Blosser Winery, Oregon Winemaker Mini Series, 1/2

    Ep 543: Alex Sokol Blosser, Sokol Blosser Winery, Oregon Winemaker Mini Series, 1/2

    I’m Lawrence Francis, Host of Interpreting Wine, welcoming you to the Oregon Winemaker Mini Series. Produced in collaboration with Willamette Valley Winery Association.
    Recorded in-person at the winery with respected local producers, who are themselves deeply rooted in the region.
    Giving wine students and wine lovers alike access to the minds behind the wines. Literally the next best thing to visiting the region yourself.
    We kick things off today in the company of Alex Sokol Blosser of Sokol Blosser Winery
    (00:00:08) Episode intro
    (00:01:03) Alex Sokol Blosser Origin Story
    Cultural and historical context
    (00:25:03) Wines tasted:
    Evolution Pinot Noir
    Dundee Hills Estate Pinot Noir
    Bluebird Cuvée Sparkling
    Intro and outro music
    The New Investors
    http://newinvestors.dk/
    Contact: glenn@velournet.dk
    GUEST CONTACT: Alex Sokol Blosser, Sokol Blosser Winery
    Sokol Blosser Winery website
    Date recorded: 17 January 2020
    www.interpretingwine.com/543">Listen and subscribe 
    CONTACT ME:
    Email: hello@interpretingwine.com
    SOCIAL LINKS:
    https://www.interpretingwine.com/instagram/">Instagram
    https://www.interpretingwine.com/facebook">Facebook
    https://www.interpretingwine.com/twitter/">Twitter X
    https://www.interpretingwine.com/linkedin/">Linkedin
    https://www.interpretingwine.com/youtube/">Youtube
    (This episode is a re-run. Original airdate was on 4 March, 2020)
    Oregon Winemaker series direct links (2)
    www.interpretingwine.com/543">Alex Sokol Blosser, Sokol Blosser Winery 
    www.interpretingwine.com/544">Adam Campbell, Elk Cove 
     

    • 46 min
    Ep 542: Philipp Grassl, Karoline Taferner, Weingut Philip Grassl, Weingut Taferner, Carnuntum Winemaker Series, 2/2

    Ep 542: Philipp Grassl, Karoline Taferner, Weingut Philip Grassl, Weingut Taferner, Carnuntum Winemaker Series, 2/2

    I’m Lawrence Francis, Host of Interpreting Wine, welcoming you to the Carnuntum Winemaker Special Series. Produced in collaboration with Wine & Partners.  
    Recorded in-person at the winery with respected local producers, who are themselves deeply rooted in the region.
    Giving wine students and wine lovers alike access to the minds behind the wines. Literally the next best thing to visiting the region yourself. 
    Previously in episode 541, focusing on a tasting of single vineyard wines from Carnuntum’s standout 2015 and 2019 vintages. 
    Today in episode 542, focusing on Rubin Carnuntum and the work that continues to support the evolution and communication of zweigelt as a high quality red varietal. 
    We close out the Carnuntum Winemaker series today in the company of Philipp Grassl, Karoline Taferner of Weinguts Philip Grassl and Taferner 
    (00:00:08) Episode intro
    (00:02:06) Karoline Taferner, Philipp Grassl Origin Story
    (00:06:32) Regional geology
    (00:09:28) Rubin Carnuntum brand development
    (00:12:24) Quality wine development
    (00:18:06) Regional collaboration
    (00:23:03) Changing consumer perceptions and price signals
    (00:30:42) Wines tasted:
    Weingut Taferner, Rubin Carnuntum 2021 (https://www.tafi.at/produktseite/rubin-carnuntum-2018)
    Weingut Glatzer, Zweigelt Ried Haidacker DAC Bio 2019 1ÖTW  (https://www.weingutglatzer.at/de/produkt/haidacker-zweigelt-2017-1oetw/)
    Weingut Artner, Ried Steinäcker Zweigelt 2020 (https://www.artner.co.at/wein/rotweine/ried-steinaecker-zweigelt.html)
    Philipp Grassl, Ried Schüttenberg 1ÖTW 2019 (https://www.grassl.wine/collections/shop/products/ried-schuttenberg-2018-1otw)
    Weingut Familie Pitnauer, Bienenfresser Göttlesbrunner Zweigelt Carnuntum DAC 2015 (https://www.pitnauer.com/shop/bienenfresser-2021-075/)
    If you know someone who would enjoy this episode please share the direct link: www.interpretingwine.com/542
    If you really enjoyed it please leave the episode an iTunes review on the same link. Thanks! 👌👌
    Intro and outro music
    The New Investors
    http://newinvestors.dk/
    Contact: glenn@velournet.dk
    GUEST CONTACT: 
    Philipp Grassl, 
    Karoline Taferner
    ÖTW - Österreichische Traditionsweingüter - www.traditionsweingueter.at/home/
    Rubin Carnuntum - www.carnuntum.com
    2015 & 2019 Carnuntum matured - Masterclass @ VieVinum - https://wine-partners.at/en/events/carnuntum-masterclass-vievinum-en
    Date recorded: 14 Jan 2024
    CONTACT ME:
    Email: hello@interpretingwine.com
    Carnuntum Winemaker series direct links (2)
    www.interpretingwine.com/541 Johanna Markowitsch, Christina Netzl
    www.interpretingwine.com/542 Philipp Grassl, Karoline Taferner
     

    • 55 min
    Ep 541: Johanna Markowitsch, Christina Netzl, Weingut Netzl, Weingut Markowitsch, Carnuntum Winemaker Series, 1/2

    Ep 541: Johanna Markowitsch, Christina Netzl, Weingut Netzl, Weingut Markowitsch, Carnuntum Winemaker Series, 1/2

    I’m Lawrence Francis, Host of Interpreting Wine, welcoming you to the Carnuntum Winemaker Special Series. Produced in collaboration with Wine & Partners. 
     The first regional series of the year is in many ways a return to the origins of Interpreting Wine. Recorded in-person at the winery  with respected local producers, who are themselves deeply rooted in the region.
    Giving wine students and wine lovers alike access to the minds behind the wines. Literally the next best thing to visiting the region yourself. 
    Here in episode 541 foreshadowing a tasting planned for Vievinum Wine Fair 2024, focusing on a tasting of Single vineyard wines from Carnuntum’s standout 2015 and 2019 vintages. Before in episode 542, focusing on Rubin Carnuntum and the work that continues to support the communication of zweigelt as a high quality red varietal.
    We kick things off today in the company of Johanna Markowitsch and Christina Netzl of Weinguts Markowitsch and Netzl
     
    (00:00:08) Episode intro
    (00:02:30) Johanna Markowitsch and Christina Netzl Origin Story
    (00:05:37) Intergenerational Winemaking
    (00:13:22) Rubin Carnuntum and impacts on local wines
    (00:18:00) ÖTW - Österreichische Traditionsweingüter - 
     
    (00:20:27) Wines tasted: 
    Weingut Payr, Ried Buhl 2015 (weblink)
    Weingut Netzl Anna-Christina Ried Bärnreiser 2015 (weblink)
    Ried Kirchweingarten 2015 (https://www.markowitsch.at/wein/ried-kirchweingarten-2015/) 
    Ried Rosenberg 2019 1 ÖTW (https://www.markowitsch.at/wein/ried-rosenberg-2019-1-oetw/)
    (00:42:09) Planting sites and the future
     If you know someone who would enjoy this episode please share the direct link: www.interpretingwine.com/541
    If you really enjoyed it please leave the episode an iTunes review on the same link. Thanks! 👌👌
    Intro and outro music
    The New Investors
    http://newinvestors.dk/
    Contact: glenn@velournet.dk
    GUEST CONTACT: 
    Johanna Markowitsch, www.markowitsch.at
    Christina Netzl, www.netzl.com
    ÖTW - Österreichische Traditionsweingüter - www.traditionsweingueter.at/home/
    Rubin Carnuntum - www.carnuntum.com
    2015 & 2019 Carnuntum matured - Masterclass @ VieVinum - https://wine-partners.at/en/events/carnuntum-masterclass-vievinum-en
    Date recorded: 13 Jan 2024
    CONTACT ME:
    Email: hello@interpretingwine.com
     
    Carnuntum Winemaker series direct links (2)
    www.interpretingwine.com/541 Johanna Markowitsch, Christina Netzl
    www.interpretingwine.com/542 Philipp Grassl, Karoline Taferner
     

    • 45 min
    Ep 540: Francisco Carrau, Bodega Cerro Chapeu, Uruguay Producer Series, 2/2

    Ep 540: Francisco Carrau, Bodega Cerro Chapeu, Uruguay Producer Series, 2/2

    I’m Lawrence Francis, Host of Interpreting Wine, welcoming you to the Uruguay Producer Special Series. Across these 2 episodes recorded in Dec 2022 and Feb 2023 we’ll be exploring the modern Uruguay Producer scene in the company of 2 producers. The most up-to-date producer-led exploration of Uruguay wines available anywhere in podcast format. Subscribe to be alerted when new series episodes go live.
    We close out the series today in the company of Francisco Carrau of Bodega Cerro Chapeu. Francisco is a legend of Uruguayan winemaking. Being the ninth generation of a family of viticulturist and winemakers. A dynasty that started in 1752 in Catalunya, Spain.
    (00:00:08) Episode intro
    (00:01:30) High level overview of the family’s origins
    (00:08:03) First critical successes of Uruguayan wine in the UK market
    (00:11:54) Development of their project in Uruguay and early challenges
    (00:19:10) The process of Tannat finding its home in Uruguay
    (00:25:11) Wines tasted:
    (00:26:00) 1752 Gran Tradición Petit Manseng-Viognier 2019 (https://www.milestonewines.co.uk/shop/cerro-chapeu-1752-gran-tradicion-petit-manseng-viognier-2019-melilla-montevideo-uruguay/)
    (00:36:24) Castel Pujol, Folklore, Tinto, 2022 (https://www.milestonewines.co.uk/shop/castel-pujol-folklore-tinto-2022-rivera-uruguay/)
    (00:44:40) Changes in sustainability
    (00:47:00) Travel and communication plans for 2023 and beyond
     
    If you know someone who would enjoy this episode please share the direct link: www.interpretingwine.com/540
    If you really enjoyed it please leave the episode an iTunes review on the same link. Thanks! 👌👌
    Intro and outro music
    The New Investors
    http://newinvestors.dk/
    Contact: glenn@velournet.dk
    GUEST CONTACT: Francisco Carrau, Bodega Cerro Chapeu
    www.cerrochapeu.com
    Date recorded: 27 Feb 2023
    Listen and subscribe: www.interpretingwine.com/540
    CONTACT ME:
    Email: hello@interpretingwine.com
     
    Uruguay Producer series direct links (2)
    www.interpretingwine.com/539 Santiago Deicas, Bodega Familia Deicas
    www.interpretingwine.com/540 Francisco Carrau, Bodega Cerro Chapeu
     

    • 52 min
    Ep 539: Santiago Deicas, Bodega Familia Deicas, Uruguay Producer Series, 1/2

    Ep 539: Santiago Deicas, Bodega Familia Deicas, Uruguay Producer Series, 1/2

    Ep 539: Santiago Deicas, Bodega Familia Deicas, Uruguay Producer Series, 1/2
     
    I’m Lawrence Francis, Host of Interpreting Wine, welcoming you to the Uruguay Producer Special Series. Across these 2 episodes recorded in Dec 2022 and Feb 2023 we’ll be exploring the modern Uruguay scene in the company of 2 producers. The most up-to-date producer-led exploration of Uruguay wines available anywhere in podcast format. Subscribe to be alerted when new series episodes go live.
    We kick things off today in the company of Santiago Deicas of Bodega Familia Deicas
    (00:00:08) Episode intro
    (00:01:35) Santiago Deicas Origin Story
    (00:04:40) The roots of the family winery
    (00:08:35) Cognac’s connections to Uruguay
    (00:11:10) Uruguay Climate
    (00:16:40) Climate’s effects on the wine
    (00:19:54) Canelones and Maldonado vineyard and geology tour
    (00:24:00) Background to wines tasted:
    (00:27:05) Atlántico Sur Albariño 2022 (https://www.vinoslatinos.co.uk/files/fd-atlantico-sur-albarino-2022-(2).pdf)
    (00:33:40) Bizarra Extravaganza Dark Side Albariño 2021 (https://www.vinoslatinos.co.uk/files/bizarra-dark-side-albarino-2021.docx-(1).pdf)
    (00:40:10) Bizarra Movement and wine range
    (00:47:55) Travel and communication
    If you know someone who would enjoy this episode please share the direct link: www.interpretingwine.com/539
    If you really enjoyed it please leave the episode an iTunes review on the same link. Thanks! 👌👌
    Intro and outro music
    The New Investors
    http://newinvestors.dk/
    Contact: glenn@velournet.dk
    GUEST CONTACT: Santiago Deicas, Bodega Familia Deicas
    www.familiadeicas.com
    Date recorded: Fri 16 Dec 2022
    Listen and subscribe: www.interpretingwine.com/539
    CONTACT ME:
    Email: hello@interpretingwine.com
     
    Uruguay Producer series direct links (2)
    www.interpretingwine.com/539 Santiago Deicas, Bodega Familia Deicas
    www.interpretingwine.com/540 Francisco Carrau, Bodega Cerro Chapeu
     

    • 50 min

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