The Joy of Champagne podcast is your guide to the world of sparkling wines. Hosted by wine expert Deniz Bayram, the podcast explores the journey of a glass of bubbly from vineyard to your tabletop through the eyes of a sommelier. Join Deniz as he laughs and cries about Champagne, Prosecco, Cava, Crémant, and other bubbly delights in this educational adventure. Whether you are a master sommelier, weekend wine taster, or simply one of the uninitiated to the world of sparkling wines, this podcast is for you.
Naturally Bubbly – Pétillant Naturel or Pét-Nat Wines
“So, what pét-nat offers is a simple, raw and natural version of sparkling wine. Back to basics, and indeed, simple can be very beautiful.”
Bubbles and Food – Food Pairings with Sparkling Wines
In this episode, wine expert Deniz Bayram deftly unravels the mystery of food pairings with sparkling wines. Understand the art and science of matching your sparkling wine with what goes on the table, as Deniz gives away some quick wins and at the same times teaches some time-tested principles of food pairings.
And you’ve guessed it. It’s all about mishandling pressurized bottles of sparkling wine resulting with projectile corks flying around like bullets.
The Story of Prosecco
Prosecco, the handsome Italian cousin of Champagne, is on the spotlight today as wine expert and storyteller extraordinaire Deniz Bayram tells its story. Meet a Greek philosopher, an Italian poet and other colourful characters in the true tale of this world-famous sparkling wine.
The Story of Champagne
“Hate to burst your bubble, but what if I told you that Champagne wasn’t even invented in Champagne?” History has never been so shocking yet so delicious. In this episode, wine expert Deniz Bayram bursts your bubble with a fascinating history lesson that can put the French at war with the English. Be prepared to … Continue reading "The Story of Champagne"
Champagne 101: The Grapes of Champagne
“In today’s world, we seem to be obsessed with grape varieties. There are tons of names going around and people are either fanatics of some great varieties or they hate their grape varieties.” In this episode, wine expert Deniz Bayram wraps up the Champagne 101 series by saluting to one of the pillars of wine … Continue reading "Champagne 101: The Grapes of Champagne"
I love this podcast!
This podcast is quick, precise and interesting. Great for beginners and long time champagne lovers. Can’t wait for more episodes.