Tara Empson is taking the reins at Empson & Co. one of the pioneers in Italian wine importing. We had some wine, told some stories, talked about her new roll, carrying out her family's legacy and how she's leading her parents' vision in to the future.
The wine known as Bull's Blood has a cool story. Check the legend of this Hungarian wine steeped in legend.
Chianti. You've heard of it. You've sipped it. You love it. But want to know what it's all about? It's Damn complicated! I'm gonna break this region down into its more digestible parts so you can win at Chianti.
What is vegan wine? Does it really exist? And what needs to happen to make it so? Let's get into it.
Wine bottles are so familiar to us but how did they get to be the shape and the size they are today? And why? Check it.
Ever had a Kalimotxo? It's also spelled Calimocho or Kalimocho but its a fun wine mixed drink that is all is gaining in popularity here in the US and has been a staple of Spain's drinking culture since before Coca-Cola was invented. The story of its name is the best!
Part III wraps it all up with the South Island of New Zealand. Four regions two of which we see here in the states one of which is truly exciting and a future that looks bright.
Part one of my New Zealand series. New Zealand is so much more than Sauvignon Blanc! It has one of the most unique wine stories on the globe! Let's get into a little history and geography with some other fun facts.
It may sound daunting but it's a ton of fun! Blind tasting on a wine lover-level is a great way to from natural organizational skills to assess any wine (I go on a rant in this one bt-dubs) Plus a cool game you can play.
Tomcats and turpentine. I had no idea that Gin had such a CRAZY story! I sat down and chatted with Matt Demma, cocktail geek, bartender, gin expert and he Skool'D me on this spirit's crazy story.
Episode 100!! Wine is everything to me and so is this podcast. What's next for Wine Skool'D? Gonna try and take this to another level.
It's not sweet it's dry. It's not Moscato it's Muscadet. These wines are crazy affordable and have a great story.
I sat down with the wine director of the Partisan in DC after he had just got back from an eye opening visit to Greece. We talk about how why Greek wine is on the rise on the US market and how to understand this under appreciated region.
Txakolina is hard to read easy to pronounce and a delight to drink! What is this wine all about? Let's get into it.
Txakoli de Álava
Txori Mahatsa (Sauvignon Blanc)
Mune Mahatsa (Folle Blanche)