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We'll be talking to important people in the wine industry starting with our home state of North Carolina! There's a lot to discover in the state and we're going to help bring local wine a bit closer to you.

Cork Talk Cork Talk

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.5 • 19 Ratings

We'll be talking to important people in the wine industry starting with our home state of North Carolina! There's a lot to discover in the state and we're going to help bring local wine a bit closer to you.

    Growing for Future Generations

    Growing for Future Generations

    In this episode, we sit down with Cynthia and Jim Douthit from Grassy Creek Vineyard and Winery in State Road, North Carolina! Cynthia and Jim are two of the owners of Grassy Creek Vineyard. They started the business in 2000 and planted their grapes in 2003. This was Jim’s second vineyard. He first planted 10Continue reading →

    • 55 min
    A Grower’s Favorite Day is Harvest

    A Grower’s Favorite Day is Harvest

    In this episode we talk with Wendy and Kelvin Wooten of Moon Lake Vineyards in Olin, North Carolina! Wendy and Kelvin are grape growers in part of the Swan Creek AVA. The Wootens planted their grapes in 2007 in a very difficult year. They were up against an late season freeze which put their newlyContinue reading →

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Women in the Wine Industry

    Women in the Wine Industry

    We’re honoring women in the wine industry. We take a look back at our earlier episodes and found clips that highlight the importance of women in the industry. We would like to thank all of the women who help to make North Carolina Wine what it is today. In this episode we feature: Amy HeltonContinue reading →

    • 30 min
    Mountain Grown & Mountain Made

    Mountain Grown & Mountain Made

    In this episode we feature Linville Falls Winery in Linville Falls, NC! We talk to Linda Wiseman and her two daughters, Jessica and Lindsay, about all things that make Linville Falls Winery Mountain Grown and Mountain Made. Jack Wiseman, Linda’s father, is the winemaker and the man responsible for the vision that is Linville FallsContinue reading →

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Haze Gray & Underway

    Haze Gray & Underway

    Welcome to Cork Talk Season 3! In this episode, we talk with Deane and Becky Muhlenberg of Haze Gray Vineyards in Dobson, North Carolina. Deane and Becky have a long history of military service, and they honor that in so many ways at Haze Gray Vineyards. Deane and Becky talk about how they started 5Continue reading →

    • 54 min
    Exploring Viticulture Enology

    Exploring Viticulture Enology

    In this episode we interview David Bower of the Shelton Badgett NC Center for Viticulture and Enology at Surry Community College! David holds the position of Winemaker and Enology Instructor at the college. David tells us about his involvement at the college and how it blends his interested in winemaking and teaching. His background withContinue reading →

    • 1 hr 24 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 Ratings

PannerTardue ,

Wonderfully informative

The wine guys have done a great job of raising awareness of the quality NC wine. The podcast is very well polished in respect to its audio quality. The ask great questions to facilitate discussion, but many of their guests are so ready to talk about their vines and wines that the podcast writes itself.

Justin Easter ,

Great informative podcast

Finally got around to listening to my 1st Cork Talk podcast last night and boy do I have some catching up to do! Definitely want to listen to them all. So much fun information to digest. I learned so many things from my 1st episode that I had never even thought about. It definitely peaked my passion for NC wine even more. Can’t wait to listen to more. Keep up the great work guys.

Jeff Manchester ,

Great Podcast about NC Wine

As an aspiring winemaker, the podcast is great in showcasing NC wineries and the amount of work that goes into running one. It is extremely fun to listen to the podcast then tasting the wines.

I would love to hear more about the difficulties in start up process or how wineries deal with spring frost.

I was happy to find a podcast about the great wines of North Carolina.

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