GuildSomm Podcast

Our blind tasting bonus episode is back! In this month's installment, GuildSomm Education Director MS Christopher Tanghe speaks with sommeliers Chuck Nix and Lindsay Thomas about how they approach blind tasting. Chuck is the sommelier and service manager at BRAVO! Italian Restaurant in Jackson, Mississippi. Lindsay is the director of wine and beverage at River Oaks Country Club in Houston, Texas.

Listen in as Chuck and Lindsay blind taste the same wine, and see if you can guess along with them. We'll reveal the wine they're tasting at the end of the episode.

Direct download: Tasting_with_Chuck_Nix_and_Lindsay_Thomas.mp3
Category:Blind Tasting -- posted at: 4:00am PDT

In this episode, MS Christopher Tanghe speaks with Nick Gislason, director of winemaking and viticulture at Screaming Eagle and co-owner and brewer at Hanabi Lager Company, about tannin management in wine. Chris and Nick discuss how tannins in wine are derived from both grapes and wood, and they explain how a range of viticultural and winemaking decisions impact their presence in a finished wine.

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Direct download: Tannin_Management_with_Nick_Gislason.mp3
Category:Winemaking -- posted at: 3:12pm PDT