Guild of Sommeliers Wine Podcasts

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

Direct download: Concepts_in_Wine_Making.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:30 PM

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

Direct download: Blind_Tasting_Questions.mp3
Category:Blind Tasting -- posted at: 3:14 PM

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

Direct download: Tea_and_Mezcal.mp3
Category:Regional Podcasts -- posted at: 6:54 PM

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.

Direct download: Development_of_an_AVA.mp3
Category:Regional Podcasts -- posted at: 5:24 PM

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.

Direct download: Wine_Soil_and_Geology.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:30 PM

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

Direct download: Great_Italian_White_Wines.mp3
Category:Regional Podcasts -- posted at: 6:04 AM

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.

Direct download: Napa_Valley_History_Dec-2013.mp3
Category:Regional Podcasts -- posted at: 3:20 AM

Geoff Kruth interviews Matt Stamp on the wines of Madeira.

Direct download: Madeira_Podcast.mp3
Category:Regional Podcasts -- posted at: 4:41 PM

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

Direct download: Champagne.mp3
Category:Regional Podcasts -- posted at: 3:22 PM

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.

Direct download: Napa_Somms_Pitch_Wines.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:41 AM