Guild of Sommeliers Wine Podcasts

Guild of Sommeliers Wine Podcasts

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Guild of Sommeliers Wine Podcast

Episodes

2015 Year in Review  

We review the top stories of 2015 for sommeliers with host Geoff Kruth and guests Dan Petroski of Massican, Stevie Stacionis of Bay Grape, and Julia Weinberg from Delectable.

Napa Valley - Then and Now  

An interview with Kelli White, author of Napa Valley Then & Now on the last hundred years of Napa Valley.

Washington State Wines  

Exploration of the wines of Washington. We interview four producers with a focus on Walla Walla, Yakima, Red Mountain and the Horse Heaven Hills.

The Past and Future of the Sommelier  

Discussion with Master Sommeliers Sabato Sagaria, Laura Maniec and Fred Dame on the Past and Future of the Sommelier Profession.

All About Albariño  

In this episode we focus on a single grape. We interview two producers and a geneticist in the Rias Biaxas to see what we can discover about the Albariño grape and it's regional character.

Defining Sustainability  

For some, sustainability may be an ill-defined buzzword but important segments of the wine business are taking it seriously. We interview three growers and a representive of the County of Sonoma on their efforts.

An In-depth Look at Sake  

An In-depth Look at Sake with Master Sake Sommelier Stuart Morris

Calvados and Rum  

A detailed look at two of the world's most interesting spirits; Calvados and Rum. We interview Importer and Author Charles Neal on Calvados and Rum specialist Tristan Mermin.

2014 Year In Review  

Host Geoff Kruth and guests Matt Stamp and Stevie Stacionis discuss the year in wine and countdown the top 10 stories and themes of 2014.

Concepts in Winemaking  

Geoff Kruth interviews three American winemakers: Andy Erickson, Megan Glaab and Jeff Stewart, explaining concepts in modern winemaking and contrasting their personal approach.

Blind Tasting Questions  

Master Sommeliers Geoff Kruth, Emily Wines and Yoon Ha take questions on blind tasting.

Tea and Mezcal  

Where do we draw the line of what a sommelier should know? We interview tea specialist Kyle Stewart and Mezcal expert Bobby Heugel

Development of an AVA  

A three-part look at the development of an American AVA. What does it take to propose a new AVA, some thoughts from a pioneer of an up-and-coming region, and a blind tasting of wines from an established but not widely known area.

The Problem with Minerality - Wine Soil and Geology  

A discussion of soil and geology with Earth Sciences professor Alex Maltman, Alsace producers Olivier Humbrecht and Phillipe Blanck and Master Sommelier and former geologist Wayne Belding.

Great Italian White Wines  

Three producer interviews and a comparative tasting with two sommeliers of three great styles of Italian white wines.

Napa History - Roundtable discussion  with Tim Mondavi, John Williams and Kelli White  

Geoff Kruth interviews Tim Mondavi of Continuum, John Williams of Frogs Leap and Kelli White of Press Restaurant on the post-prohibition history of the Napa Valley.

Madeira  

Geoff Kruth interviews Matt Stamp on the wines of Madeira.

The Process of Champagne  

An interview with Champagne Ruinart's Chef du Caves Frederic Panaiotis on the Champagne process.

Four Sommeliers Each Pitch a Wine  

Four sommeliers: Desi Echavarrie, MS, Ryan Stetins, Steve Distler and Kelli White, each tell us about a wine they are currently excited about and answer a host of questions about their selection and the region it comes from.

2013 Blind Tasting Series Part 3/3 with Geoff Kruth, MS  

Matt Stamp interviews Geoff Kruth on his blind tasting techniques follwed by a blind tasting of four wines.

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