Category Archives: Bordeaux

Wine for Normal People Radio: Ep 137 — Winemaking Apprentice Ian Renwick Gives the Inside View on French Winemaking

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/137_Ep__137_Winemaking_Apprentice_Ian_Renwick_gives_the_Inside_View_on_French_Winemaking.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:32:38 — 85.0MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week we have a complementary podcast to the one we did with Ryan Schmaltz, who did a giant pivot in his career to pursue his winemaking dream. This time we talk to Ian...

Wine for Normal People Radio: Ep 125 The Difference Between Napa and Bordeaux Reds

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/Ep_125__Napa_v_Bordeaux_Cab.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 33:57 — 31.3MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSApart from the obvious (which, M.C. Ice states): there’s an ocean and a continent separating them, what IS the difference between the Caberet Sauvignon based wines of Napa and those of Bordeaux (Left Bank)....

Wine for Normal People Radio: Ep 086 — All About Bordeaux’s Château Palmer

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/86_Ep_086__All_About_Chateau_Palmer.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 49:30 — 28.5MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSIn a continuation of my amazing interview with Jean-Louis Carbonnier of the prestigious Bordeaux property Château Palmer, this week we talk more about the wines of the Château and what makes them so good. ...

Wine Reviews Podcast: Grapes, regions, and 6 Fabulous Wines from Vinport (Italians, French, and an Argentinean)

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/Wine_Reviews__September_2013_Vinport_Selections.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 26:31 — 15.2MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSBy request from normal wine people who have ordered wines from Vinport/WFNP, we did a podcast on the six wines offered in September through our partnership (full disclosure: I get a small cut of...

Pomerol: A Small Place with Grand Wines

When you think of Bordeaux, you should think of big, grand Chateaux. Lots of glitz and glamour, showy properties, and some of the most expensive wines in the world. To contrast Bordeaux with Burgundy, the adage goes something like “From the sleeve of a man in Bordeaux comes a well-manicured hand....

Wine For Normal People Radio: Episode 65 — The Grape Miniseries, Malbec

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/65Ep065_GrapeMiniseriesMalbec.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 35:12 — 20.2MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week we return to the Grape Miniseries…finally! After lots of wonderful thanks and fun comments, we hit two listener questions: 1. What’s the etiquette of sharing good wine with people who may not...

Wine For Normal People Radio: Episode 063 Thanksgiving (Winter Solstice) Wines To Match Your Heritage

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/63Ep063_ThanksgivingWinesToMatchYourHeritage.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 32:30 — 18.7MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSLast year we covered so much in last year’s Thanksgiving episode that we barely left anything for this year. We didn’t just want to do a recap or recite the same old wines that...

Wine For Normal People Radio: Episode 62 — Our Most Memorable Wines (So Far)

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/Ep062MemorableWinessofarFINAL.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 37:38 — 21.5MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week we cover lots of ground but the main topic is from listener, Tony Jacobson. Thanks so much for the suggestion! Here is the show:  ….and the show notes: First, a special word...

Wine For Normal People Radio: Episode 60, Bordeaux Part 2

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/60Ep060_BordeauxPt2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:23 — 16.9MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSI feel like I’m writing a script for Masterpiece Theater (a Public Broadcasting show in the US with high quality yet very dorky programming usually based on literature)…  “And in this installment, we find...

Wine For Normal People Radio: Episode 059 Bordeaux Part 1

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/59Ep059_BordeauxPart1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 27:22 — 15.7MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSAfter catching up on shoutouts, talking about my debut on national TV (see this clip from The Weather Channel!), and doing our regular banter, this week we get started on the huge topic of...

Wine For Normal People Radio: Ep 057 — Benchmark Wines of the Old World

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/57Ep057_BenchmarkWinesOldWorld.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 43:48 — 25.1MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSFollowing a catch up on shout-outs (thank you so much for the comments!) and a listener question about “bottleshock” and transport of wine, we hit the main topic, given to us by Paula Kidwell,...