Wine industry insider tips, tricks, and information to help you better understand the beverage and make the right wine decisions.
Anthony Giglio on How To Judge A Wine In 3 Sips
Wine educator and entertainer Anthony Giglio explains how you can judge any wine in 3 sips -- so that YOU can understand why you enjoy, or dislike, a wine, and then use that information toward exploring more wines that you will like to drink. The conversation is also abundant with Anthony's insider tips, secrets, and stories that you'll find educating, entertaining, and empowering toward smart wine-buying decisions. For example, did you know that Chardonnay can match with steak? Listen to find out how.
Caviar 101 with Chiara Carfi of Calvisius
All the questions about caviar you were afraid to ask, answered! If you like caviar but don't know much about it, you'll learn enough to confidently buy a tin of the good stuff. Your significant other will be wonderfully surprised when you make the splurge -- and further impressed as you speak intelligently about those resplendent sturgeon eggs. Caviar expert Chiara Carfi of Calvisius gives you the basics, and it turns out that choosing a tin of caviar is remarkably similar to selecting a bottle of wine.
World Wine Guys Explain Sparkling Wines
If you are the person who buys bubbles only once a year, and it's this time of year, you may enjoy this casual conversation with "The World Wine Guys" -- Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen. Mike and Jeff have done it all in the wine business over the past 20 years, as wine book authors, freelance writers, critics, and judges (yes, there is such a thing as a wine judge!). You'll learn the basic categories of sparkling wine, which to buy (on any budget), and how to pair with food.
Marc Sievers De-stresses Your Holiday Entertaining
Cookbook author and entertaining expert Marc J. Sievers helps you de-stress the holidays with easy-to-prepare, yet delicious and beautiful recipes and food preparations -- with extra tips specific to keeping you and your guests safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Additionally, Inside Wine Podcast host Joe Janish and Marc discuss food and wine pairing, which wines to choose, and how many bottles you'll need for your holiday event.
Molly Hill Explains Why Napa Valley Is A Special Place For Wine
If you know that Napa Valley is a special place for wine, but don't know WHY, then this is the episode for you. Molly Hill, winemaker for Sequoia Grove Winery in Napa, California, details all the reasons that makes the Valley unique in the world, and is able to make outstanding wines -- particularly, Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay. Molly also explains -- in layman's terms -- some of the different winemaking techniques and how they enhance a wine's flavor.
Sarah Tracey's 5 Tips For Buying Wine Online
If you started buying wine online as a result of COVID-19, and now stuck in a "wine rut" of regularly ordering the same labels over and over, then this episode is for you. Sommelier and Martha Stewart Living Wine Expert Sarah Tracey offers 5 tips that empower you to explore outside your wine comfort zone. Finding a wine you like is similar to choosing an ice cream flavor, and she'll give you "homework" that you'll love much more than calculus. Listen to the end to learn how tannin is like kissing a cat.