Popping Corks is about all of the things we talk about once we’ve pulled the cork. Maybe its wine, beer or bourbon, but what do you talk about by the fire amongst friends after the booze starts flowing? For me (Eric) its music, sports and basic shit-talking.
Sitting down w/ Joel Peterson and Adam Montiel
We dive right in with 2 longtime buddies from Paso Robles, Joel Peterson, and Adam Montiel. Joel is the executive director at Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance, and Adam is the host of the "Where The Wine Takes You podcast. We hit on everything Paso in this one.
Sitting down w/ Brewmaster Matt Brynildson
In this episode, I'm sitting down with a longtime friend, one of the greatest brewmasters in the United States, Matt Brynildson. Matt is current the Brewmaster at Firestone Walker Brewing Company, 4 time World Beer Champion, 6 time Great American Beer Champion. We're gonna talk about Belgium, get some great stories from California and the midwest. We kick the show off talking about some great beers and then jump into bourbon.
Sitting down with wine blogger Alex Montague
During this episode, Alex tells us his story of how his love of wine started.
We pop the cork on a spectacular bottle of Andremily. Check out his Instagram account @alexfinewine
Sitting down with NBA player Michael Carter-Williams
I got to catch up with Michael Carter-Williams, who currently plays for the Orlando Magic. Michael was drafted in the first round with the 11th overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft after playing college ball with Syracuse. We pop the cork on a bottle of Ripper and get into what it was like in the NBA bubble during Covid.
Sitting down w/ former MLB star David "Boomer" Wells
Sitting w/ good friend and the legendary MLB pitcher David "Boomer" Wells. Boomer played 21 seasons, multiple All-Star Games, and has 2 World Series rings. We jump into some banging bottles of wine, including Linnie Calado while we get great stories of what happened on and off the diamond.
Sitting down w/ legendary music agent Rod Essig
For this episode, we change gears from sports to music. We sit down w/ legendary music agent Rod Essig.
If u love Wine and Sports
This podcast is a great mix of Wine and sports talk.