Guild of Sommeliers Podcast (Regional Podcasts)

An intervew with Master of Wine Sarah Jane Evans on the exciting new styles of Spanish wine.

Direct download: Emerging_Spain.mp3
Category:Regional Podcasts -- posted at: 5:13pm EDT

Geoff Kruth interviews Jason Haas of Tablas Creek and Pax Mahle of Pax Mahle Wines on working with Rhône grape varieties in California.

Direct download: Rhone_Grapes_in_California.mp3
Category:Regional Podcasts -- posted at: 3:32pm EDT

Geoff Kruth interviews Frédéric Panaiotis of Ruinart and Rodolphe Péters of Pierre Péters on regionality, vintages and current topics in Champagne.

Direct download: More_Champagne.mp3
Category:Regional Podcasts -- posted at: 5:13pm EDT

Geoff Kruth interviews Jim Clarke on the wines of South Africa. Yes 

Direct download: Exploring_South_Africa.mp3
Category:Regional Podcasts -- posted at: 1:13pm EDT

Geoff Kruth interviews Portuguese wine producers Helder Cunha, Tony Smith, Sandra Tavares and Luis Pato.

Direct download: Dry_Wine_in_Portugal.mp3
Category:Regional Podcasts -- posted at: 11:51pm EDT

Interviews with key producers in four different areas of Oregon, including David Adelsheim of the Willamette Valley, Brian McCormick of Colombia Gorge, Earl Jones of the Umpqua Valley, and Bill Steele from the Applegate Valley.

Direct download: A_Tour_of_Oregon_1.mp3
Category:Regional Podcasts -- posted at: 4:22pm EDT

GuildSomm interviews Laura Catena of Mendoza, winemaker Andres Sanchez from Gillmore in the Maule Valley, and Peter Fraser of Yangarra in McLaren Vale on red grapes thriving in their regions.

Direct download: Three_Red_Grapes_in_the_Southern_Hemisphere.mp3
Category:Regional Podcasts -- posted at: 8:58pm EDT

Geoff Kruth interviews Master Sommelier Brian Mclintic, Sommelier Tamara Forward, and Thibault Gagey from Maison Louis Jadot on the wines of Beaujolais

Direct download: Beaujolais_1.mp3
Category:Regional Podcasts -- posted at: 7:03pm EDT

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

Direct download: Napa_Valley_-_Then_and_Now.mp3
Category:Regional Podcasts -- posted at: 1:33pm EDT

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

Direct download: Washington_State_Wines.mp3
Category:Regional Podcasts -- posted at: 10:24am EDT

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.

Direct download: All_About_Albarino.mp3
Category:Regional Podcasts -- posted at: 3:26pm EDT

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: 8:36pm EDT

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: 12:14am EDT

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: 2:54pm EDT

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: 1:24pm EDT

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: 1:04am EDT

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: 10:20pm EDT

Geoff Kruth interviews Matt Stamp on the wines of Madeira.

Direct download: Madeira_Podcast.mp3
Category:Regional Podcasts -- posted at: 11:41am EDT

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

Direct download: Champagne.mp3
Category:Regional Podcasts -- posted at: 11:22am EDT

Geoff Kruth interviews Michael Madrigal on one of his favorite wine regions - Alsace.

Direct download: SG_ep301_Alsace.mp3
Category:Regional Podcasts -- posted at: 5:27pm EDT

An in-depth discussion of Sherry with Peter Liem, author of Sherry, Manzanilla & Montilla.

Direct download: Sherry-with-Peter-Liem.mp3
Category:Regional Podcasts -- posted at: 2:29pm EDT

In the second part of our two part series on Chardonnay in California, Geoff Kruth interviews Vanessa Wong, of Peay winery, and Matt Stamp interviews grape grower Lee Hudson.

Direct download: GoS_Podcast_Chardonnay.mp3
Category:Regional Podcasts -- posted at: 4:37pm EDT

In the first part of our two part series on Chardonnay in California, Geoff Kruth interviews Ted Lemon, proprietor of Littorai winery, and Matt Stamp interviews Kendall Jackson's Winemaster Randy Ullom, on their long careers working with the Chardonnay grape in California.

Direct download: Chardonnay_in_California_part_1.mp3
Category:Regional Podcasts -- posted at: 4:03pm EDT

Interview with Jean-Marie Fourrier of Gevrey Chambertin on the current state of winemaking in Burgundy, the subtleties of the villages and vineyards of the Côte de Nuits, and his thoughts on the vintages of the last decade.

Direct download: Fourrier_August.mp3
Category:Regional Podcasts -- posted at: 7:29pm EDT

Interview with Rudi Wiest on 30 years of importing German wine.

Direct download: Rudi_Wiest_Interview_July_2011_Final.m4a
Category:Regional Podcasts -- posted at: 8:26pm EDT

An interview on the current state of Greek wine with Sofia Perpera from All About Greek Wine and Yannis Paraskevopoulos, co-owner of Gaia Winery.

Direct download: Greece_Podcast_June_2011.m4a
Category:Regional Podcasts -- posted at: 1:21pm EDT

Tasting and Discussion of the wines of Sicily with Geoff Kruth MS, Matt Stamp MS, Shelley Lindgren, and Oliver McCrum.

Direct download: Sicily_Podcast_3-10-11.m4a
Category:Regional Podcasts -- posted at: 2:31pm EDT