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Join cheese and wine expert Dan Belmont and sommelier-turned-winery and shop owner Paul Brady as they explore the wines of the northern United States and Canada.

Presented by Cork Report Media (https://thecorkreport.us/)

A Northern Wine Odyssey Cork Report Media

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    • 4.8 • 10 Ratings

Join cheese and wine expert Dan Belmont and sommelier-turned-winery and shop owner Paul Brady as they explore the wines of the northern United States and Canada.

Presented by Cork Report Media (https://thecorkreport.us/)

    How to Win at Dining Out

    How to Win at Dining Out

    There IS a skill to dining out. Dan and Paul combine their years of different experiences to strategize maximizing your evening out by following some fundamental guidelines.

    For example, don't just make a reservation, but make every effort to show up on time for your reservation. Getting off on the right foot with the restaurant is crucial.

    Listen on for more!

    • 1 hr
    Negronis, friendship and BBQ pairings with Nathan Lithgow

    Negronis, friendship and BBQ pairings with Nathan Lithgow

    In this episode, we follow the career of Dan's friend and colleague, Nathan Lithgow. Nate is an American Expat who, through a twist of fate, joined Dan in London in 2021 after a decade-long career in hospitality and wine in New York City. Trained as a chef and sommelier, he opened the smoked-meat speakeasy Holy Ground NYC in 2018.



    Since relocating to London, Nathan's experience and entrepreneurial spirit has been a significant asset to Dan's e-commerce brand Good Wine Good People. Negronis, friendship, BBQ pairings – this episode has it all! 



    Hosts: Dan Belmont & Paul Brady

    Guest: Nathan Lithgow

    Editor: Dan Belmont

    Publisher: Lenn Thompson/Cork Report Media

    • 56 min
    Dan and Paul Talk B.E.V. NY Over Morning Spritzes – Together in the Same Room!

    Dan and Paul Talk B.E.V. NY Over Morning Spritzes – Together in the Same Room!

    Paul and Dan recorded in person for the first time ever!

    Dan was in New York on assignment for the New York Wine & Grape Foundation’s annual B.E.V. NY conference. Over morning spritzes at Paul’s bar in Beacon, the two debrief the conference and conclude that much work is still to be done to bring wine to new audiences.



    Hosts: Dan Belmont & Paul Brady

    Editor: Dan Belmont

    Publisher: Lenn Thompson/Cork Report Media

    • 52 min
    Doom and Gloom? Wine Marketing and This Year's SVB State of the Wine Industry Report

    Doom and Gloom? Wine Marketing and This Year's SVB State of the Wine Industry Report

    Dan and Paul welcome guest Tim Buzinski — co-owner of Artisan Wines in Beacon, NY, and instructor of wine at the Culinary Institute of America. They discuss this year’s doom and gloom Silicon Valley Bank State of the Wine Industry Report — what was the marketing message during more lucrative decades versus what it is (or is not) now.



    Hosts: Dan Belmont & Paul Brady

    Guests: Tim Buzinski

    Editor: Dan Belmont

    Publisher: Lenn Thompson/Cork Report Media

    • 53 min
    With sommelier, restaurateur, and wine and beer producer, Christopher Bates

    With sommelier, restaurateur, and wine and beer producer, Christopher Bates

    Dan and Paul welcome sommelier, restaurateur, and wine and beer producer Christopher Bates to talk New York wines, being a sommelier, and the journey that New York wine has been on since Christopher's first vintage in 2009.



    Hosts: Dan Belmont & Paul Brady

    Guests: Christopher Bates

    Editor: Dan Belmont

    Publisher: Lenn Thompson/Cork Report Media

    • 1 hr 3 min
    "Ask Adam" with VinePair's Adam Teeter

    "Ask Adam" with VinePair's Adam Teeter

    Dan and Paul welcome VinePair CEO Adam Teeter back to A Northern Wine Odyssey for an 'Ask Adam' episode! 

    Topics include whether it's advantageous or not to be branded an 'industry spot,' who might be in line to be the next New York Times Wine Critic, and more.



    Hosts: Dan Belmont & Paul Brady

    Guests: Adam Teeter

    Editor: Dan Belmont

    Publisher: Lenn Thompson/Cork Report Media

    • 1 hr 10 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
10 Ratings

10 Ratings

JettingVino ,

Fascinating and Informative

Great content and look into less familiar regions and the people made from those vineyards.

Smokeshow68 ,

Nathan and Lynne

Great interview would like to hear more from the different winemakers in the region.

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