Guild of Sommeliers Wine Podcasts

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.

Direct download: Sustainability.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:17 AM

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

Direct download: An_In-depth_Look_at_Sake.mp3
Category:Regional Podcasts -- posted at: 12:36 AM

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.

Direct download: Calvados_and_Rum.mp3
Category:Regional Podcasts -- posted at: 5:14 AM

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.

Direct download: 2014_Year_in_Review.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:56 PM

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