Smartest Ever Tips for Wine Tasting with Chris Scott

My guest is an award-winning wine podcaster and presenter who runs wine tasting company called ThirtyFifty and produces a weekly wine podcast, The UK Wine Show, which is consistently ranked in the top 10 Apple i-Tunes’ Food & Drink Podcast chart. Born and bred in New Zealand, Chris spent time as a student working hands-on in the vineyards of Canterbury before graduating with first class honours in engineering. In 2001, he moved to London U.K. and now holds the WSET Level 4 Diploma in Wines & Spirits, the top qualification. He now heads up a team of 20 wine experts […]

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Video: Why is Rosé One of the Fastest Growing Wine Categories?

One of the fastest growing categories in the liquor store is rosé wine. Here to tell us why and which ones we should buy is Natalie MacLean, the editor of Canada’s most popular wine review site at nataliemaclean.com – why has rosé had such a bad reputation in the past? – how are modern rosés different in terms of how they taste? – how are they different in terms of how they’re made? – you’ve brought some today: which regions should we be looking for in the liquor store? – how are Canadian rosés different from French ones? – is […]

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Pairing Wine and Cannabis with the Herb Sommelier Jamie Evans (Video)

Our guest this evening is known as The Herb Somm and she is an educator, event host, and writer specializing in gourmet cannabis, food, recipes and wine. Born and raised in California, she earned her degree in Wine and Viticulture, with a concentration in Wine Business at California Polytechnic University. She also studied enology at the University of Adelaide, Australia and The Engineering School of Enology, Switzerland. She’s been featured in the San Francisco Chronicle, Los Angeles Times, POPSUGAR, Mother Jones, Edible San Francisco, MSN Lifestyle and was named one of the Top 40 under 40 Influencers by Wine Enthusiast […]

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Video: Game of Thrones Wines: Royal Taste?

April 14, 2019 Update: This live Facebook show originally aired as a prelude to Game of Thrones Season 7. Now that we’re moving into the final season, I thought it would be fun to bring this chestnut back. I re-tasted the wines, and my opinion remains the same ;) Enjoy this episode of the Sunday Sipper Club! ** Click on the arrow above to watch the video. ** Are they fit for royalty? What’s the back story on these HBO series-branded wines? Game of Thrones Wine Reviews You can read the 30 comments for this tasting, and/or make a comment […]

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Niagara Wine Pioneer Reif Estate Winery Video Tasting

Last night, we were joined by special guest Klaus Reif, Head Winemaker and Owner of Reif Winery, who chatted about making wine in Niagara and his vision for Ontario wines. Click on the arrow above to watch the video. What an amazing conversion last night! Klaus’ audio is fixed after 4 minutes, so hang in ;) Klaus shared some wonderful stories about when he first made #wine at age 10 and (hid the bottles behind some bottles in his father’s winery), and then at age 24 making a new style that upset his uncle and then won an award at […]

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