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This is the podcast of James Suckling, international wine critic with 40 years of experience tasting, critiquing and loving wine! We focus on the great wines of the world including Italy, Bordeaux, Champagne, Australia, New Zealand, California, Chile, and Argentina, but are always open to and looking for surprises. We taste and review thousands of wines each year - 25,000 in 2019 alone! - and meet hundreds of the world's best winemakers along that journey. That's where this podcast comes in - a place to access my conversations with these titans of the wine world, and also my own tasting team as we travel the world to taste amazing wines. I hope you enjoy these podcasts - head to jamessuckling.com for even more reports, videos and articles about how to enjoy wine.

The James Suckling Wine Podcast James Suckling, Wine Critic / Masterclass

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This is the podcast of James Suckling, international wine critic with 40 years of experience tasting, critiquing and loving wine! We focus on the great wines of the world including Italy, Bordeaux, Champagne, Australia, New Zealand, California, Chile, and Argentina, but are always open to and looking for surprises. We taste and review thousands of wines each year - 25,000 in 2019 alone! - and meet hundreds of the world's best winemakers along that journey. That's where this podcast comes in - a place to access my conversations with these titans of the wine world, and also my own tasting team as we travel the world to taste amazing wines. I hope you enjoy these podcasts - head to jamessuckling.com for even more reports, videos and articles about how to enjoy wine.

    COLGIN’S ‘SUPER-INTELLECTUAL’ 2018 WINES HIT 100 POINTS

    COLGIN’S ‘SUPER-INTELLECTUAL’ 2018 WINES HIT 100 POINTS

    INTERVIEW AND TASTINGOn February 23 James did a tasting and Zoom interview with the team at Napa's Colgin Cellars. Located high atop Pritchard Hill in Napa, the spectacular winery is one of the premier wine producers in California and their Napa Valley...

    • 27 min
    RIDGE 2019 AND 2018 INCLUDING MONTE BELLO

    RIDGE 2019 AND 2018 INCLUDING MONTE BELLO

    INTERVIEW AND TASTINGOn March 9 James interviewed John Olney, head winemaker & COO at Ridge Vineyards, along with David Amadia, president, and tasted a range of their newest releases. The wines highlighted the California winery’s continued success...

    • 29 min
    RENZO COTARELLA OF MARCHESI ANTINORI - 2018 VINTAGE

    RENZO COTARELLA OF MARCHESI ANTINORI - 2018 VINTAGE

    INTERVIEW AND TASTINGOn March 5 James interviewed Renzo Cotarella, general manager and head winemaker at Marchesi Antinori, the iconic Tuscan winery. They tasted a selection of 2018 wines, including the Marchesi Antinori Toscana Solaia 2018. It was the...

    • 21 min
    MAXENCE DULOU OF AO YUN - 2016 & 2017

    MAXENCE DULOU OF AO YUN - 2016 & 2017

    INTERVIEW AND TASTINGJames tasted the soon-to-be-released 2017 wine from China’s excellent Ao Yun winery on March 9, 2021, and he says it is the best ever from this LVMH-owned estate. Tasting with the winery’s estate manager and technical director...

    • 6 min
    HELEN KEPLINGER ON KERR CELLARS

    HELEN KEPLINGER ON KERR CELLARS

    INTERVIEW AND TASTINGOn February 5, James interviewed Napa winemaker and consulting enologist Helen Keplinger on her project with Cristie Kerr, the professional golfer and vintner. Kerr Cellars makes a range of wines from well-structured sauvignon...

    • 25 min
    CHÂTEAU HAUT-BRION - 2018 VINTAGE

    CHÂTEAU HAUT-BRION - 2018 VINTAGE

    INTERVIEW AND TASTINGJames interviewed on February 1 Deputy Managing Director Jean Philippe Delmas of Chateau Haut-Brion, Chateau La Mission Haut-Brion and Chateau Quintus, to taste a selection of their 2018 wines, which is a top vintage. The 2018s show...

    • 26 min

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