Smidge Winemaker & founder Matt Wenk chats to industry icons, winemakers and lovers of food & flavour talking about all things including wine, where their love of the industry started and the journey there (& much more!).In his first series ‘on tour’ Matt has toured one of the worlds most liveable locations talking to local legends among them Corrina Wright, Sam Scott, Andy Coppard, John Hughes and many more as they share stories and the microphone.
Matt Decanted #8 (Full Episode) - Matt Wenk with Wes Pearson
Matt chats with fellow Len Evans Tutorial Alumni Wes Pearson. Recorded in Wes' winery in McLaren Vale they compare stories of working in France and the challenges of successfully making low alcohol wines. Working at the Australian Wine Research Institute Wes shares his view on the unique value this brings to the industry and his insights from his own recently completed PhD.
Matt Decanted #7 (Full Episode) - Matt Wenk with Katie Spain
Among her many successes Katie Spain is an accomplished author & story teller and of course wine and drinks writer for publications around the country. Calling South Australia home, Katie shares her story from leaving her parents dairy farm, moving as many aussies do to London, Germany and eventually back to Australia. A fun and energetic podcast that is not to be missed. Cheers!
Matt Decanted #6 (part 2) - Matt Wenk with Ian Adams Dabblebrook
Don't miss part 2 as Ian continues his stories including how the magificent Dabblebrook (& his road) got it's name! Enjoy!
Matt Decanted #6 (part 1) - Matt Wenk with Ian Adams Dabblebrook
Ian Adams is blessed with a magnificent vineyard Dabblebrook in the Sellicks Foothills of McLaren Vale producing very limited wine quantities. Don't miss this fun podcast as Ian shares his history and stories in a way that should not be missed!
Matt Decanted #5(part 2) - Matt Wenk with John Hughes Riesling Freak
Don't miss part 2 as Matt and John continue their chat about the personal and family journey that has created Australia's specialist Riesling portfolio.
Matt Decanted #5 (part 1) - Matt Wenk with John Hughes Riesling Freak
Sit down and enjoy a chat with the Riesling Freak himself as Matt and John talk about the personal and family journey that has created Australia's specialist Riesling portfolio.