Guild of Sommeliers Podcast

Interviews with Mitch Frank of Wine Spectator and Peter Mondavi of Charles Krug on current and historic challenges in the wine industry and how businesses might adapt in a changing market.

Direct download: Adaptability_in_Tough_Times.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:54pm EDT

Interviews with Will Blackmon and Emily Wines, MS on their visions to expand the reach of wine.

Direct download: ExpandingWine-Part2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:59pm EDT

Interviews with Paul Einbund of The Morris on the complexities of Chartreuse and Rupert Symington on Port

Direct download: Chartreuse_and_Port.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:52am EDT

Geoff Kruth MS and Ashley Hausman MW discuss their personal philosophies of blind tasting and how they were influenced by the MS and MW perspectives.

Direct download: Blind_Tasting_Philosophy.mp3
Category:Blind Tasting -- posted at: 3:42pm EDT

Geoff Kruth interviews Jason Jardine, President and Director of Winemaking at Hanzell Vineyards, about his perspective on regenerative farming, and Bryce Wiatrak speaks with Axel Heinz, Winemaker and Estate Director for the iconic Super Tuscan labels Ornellaia and Masseto.

Direct download: Big_Visions__Part_3.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:51pm EDT

Fred Dame, Brian Julyan, and Ronan Sayburn discuss the foundation of the Court of Master Sommeliers in the UK and US. Geoff Kruth also interviews former Master of the Vintners' Company Rupert Clevely on the organization's history and ties to the formation of the IMW, WSET, and CMS.

Direct download: History_of_the_CMS.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:06pm EDT

An interview with recent Master of Wine Nick Jackson about his personal approach to blind tasting and his MW Research Paper on wine in 17th-century British poetry.

Direct download: Blind_Tasting_and_Poetry.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:06am EDT