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This is the podcast of James Suckling, international wine critic with three decades of experience tasting, critiquing and loving wine!We focus on the great wines of the world including Italy, Bordeaux, Champagne, Australia, New Zealand, California, Chile, and Argentina, but are always open to and looking for surprises. We taste and review thousands of wines each year - 22,000 in 2018 alone! - and meet hundreds of the world's best winemakers along that journey. That's where this podcast comes in - a place to access my conversations with these titans of the wine world, and also my own tasting team as we travel the world to taste amazing wines. I hope you enjoy these podcasts - head to jamessuckling.com for even more reports, videos and articles about how to enjoy wine.

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This is the podcast of James Suckling, international wine critic with three decades of experience tasting, critiquing and loving wine!We focus on the great wines of the world including Italy, Bordeaux, Champagne, Australia, New Zealand, California, Chile, and Argentina, but are always open to and looking for surprises. We taste and review thousands of wines each year - 22,000 in 2018 alone! - and meet hundreds of the world's best winemakers along that journey. That's where this podcast comes in - a place to access my conversations with these titans of the wine world, and also my own tasting team as we travel the world to taste amazing wines. I hope you enjoy these podcasts - head to jamessuckling.com for even more reports, videos and articles about how to enjoy wine.

    PODCAST: ZOOM TASTING WITH LAURA CATENA

    PODCAST: ZOOM TASTING WITH LAURA CATENA

    James tasted a range of vintages including the soon to be released Nicola Catena Zapata Mendoza 2017 with the winery’s Managing Director Laura Catena over Zoom on Friday, September 11. Catena Zapata is one of the quality leaders in Argentine wine and...

    • 13 min
    PODCAST: JAMES SUCKLING AND EDUARDO CHADWICK DISCUSS SENA’S ‘PERFECT’ 2018 RELEASE

    PODCAST: JAMES SUCKLING AND EDUARDO CHADWICK DISCUSS SENA’S ‘PERFECT’ 2018 RELEASE

    James and Eduardo Chadwick, the owner of Seña winery in Chile, met on Zoom to discuss the new release from the winery, the 2018, which James rated a perfect 100 points. They also compared the current release to three other vintages: 2017, 2016, and...

    • 15 min
    PODCAST: MARCHESI ANTINORI ZOOM TASTING WITH RENZO COTARELLA

    PODCAST: MARCHESI ANTINORI ZOOM TASTING WITH RENZO COTARELLA

    On Monday, August 17, James met up on Zoom with General Manager and Head Winemaker Renzo Cotarella of one of the most famous wineries in Italy, Antinori. They tasted Antinori’s flagship red and white, Solaia and Cervaro della Sala, respectively. It was...

    • 14 min
    PODCAST: ZOOM TASTING WITH ELISABETTA GEPPETTI AND CLARA GENTILI OF FATTORIA LE PUPILLE

    PODCAST: ZOOM TASTING WITH ELISABETTA GEPPETTI AND CLARA GENTILI OF FATTORIA LE PUPILLE

    Located in the hilly part of Maremma, a coastal area of western central Italy, Fattoria Le Pupille produces one of the most popular Super Tuscans, under the label Saffredi. The 100-point Fattoria Le Pupille Saffredi 2012 came ninth in the...

    • 9 min
    PODCAST: TASTING TENUTA ARGENTIERA’S VENTAGLIO 2015 AND 2016

    PODCAST: TASTING TENUTA ARGENTIERA’S VENTAGLIO 2015 AND 2016

    Located in the Bolgheri district on Tuscany’s coastline, the estate of Tenuta Argentiera has vineyards positioned on a hillside overlooking the Mediterranean toward Corsica. It is neighbored by some of Italy’s most famous wineries: Guado al Tasso,...

    • 14 min
    PODCAST: ZOOM TASTING WITH LUCA SANJUST OF PETROLO

    PODCAST: ZOOM TASTING WITH LUCA SANJUST OF PETROLO

    On July 17, James tasted some new releases from Petrolo with owner Luca Sanjust over Zoom. James has been tasting wines from Petrolo with Luca for more than 30 years. Back in 1996, a young James convinced Luca to bottle some pure merlot that they had...

    • 12 min

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