Category Archives: Champagne

Wine for Normal People Radio Ep 167: Champagne — The Region

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/Ep_167__Champagne_--_The_Region.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 53:16 — 49.0MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSThis time we address the fascinating terroir, land, climate, and history of Champagne. This is the less-told story of the region, not the one about how the wine is made or the different types...

Happy New Year 2015! Tips for New Year’s Eve and Some WFNP Resolutions

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/117_Ep_117__New_Years_Tips_and_Resolutions_for_2015.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 10:19 — 9.6MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSFor this final mini episode of 2014, I’m solo! M.C. Ice has the flu and can’t record so I bring you three tips for New Year’s Eve. Listen now:   1. Drink from “fine”...

Wine for Normal People Radio — Ep 106: Tour de France Wine Coverage 2014

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/106_Ep_106__Tour_de_France_Wine_Coverage_2014.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 37:36 — 34.6MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSYou don’t have to watch the Tour de France to love this podcast. We use the route of the Tour to cover the wine regions that the 2014 Tour de France pedaled through —...

Wine for Normal People Radio: Ep 097 — Versatile Valentine’s Day Wines

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/97_Ep_097__Versatile_Valentine_Wines.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 46:03 — 26.4MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSWant a wine that will last from salad to entrée to cheese course? This week we discuss eight versatile wines that will carry you through your Valentine’s meal (except dessert — you need a...

Wine For Normal People Radio: Episode 66 Sparkling Wine Options

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/66Ep066_SparklingWineOptions.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 28:00 — 16.1MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSWe’re getting in under the wire for New Year’s Eve (and we’ve missed some of you abroad) but this episode is a must listen before you make a last run to the wine shop....

Ruinart: Defining "Elegant" Champagne

Post Summary 1. Monks, Champagne, and Capitalism2. Bottle shape, riddling, and Roman chalk caves3. Some great wines ______________________________________________ I love wine because it is ever-changing. I mean, every year you get a new story and there always seems to be new areas to explore. But though new-ness is great, one thing I...

Wine For Normal People Radio: Episode 61 — Halloween Candy and Wine Pairings

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/61Ep061_HalloweenCandyPairings.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 21:59 — 12.6MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week we bring you a fun episode. It’s super US centric (sorry to our international listeners) but hopefully we did a good enough job of describing thing so that you get the gist!...

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,...

Wine For Normal People Radio: Episode 35 — Wine Traditions for New Year’s

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/35Ep035_WineTraditionsforNewYears.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 33:18 — 19.1MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSWine Traditions around the world are pretty interesting. In this episode we discuss the coolest ones. This is a complement to the article I just wrote for Travel Belles so if you want to...

Wine For Normal People Radio : Episode 021 The Grape Mini-Series: Pinot Noir

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/WFNP-021-2011-07-08.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 36:38 — 21.0MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSAnd the grape mini-series continues! This time, it’s the “heartbreak grape.” The popular red du jour, Pinot Noir!If you love Pinot, this episode is for you! We talked about the different styles of Pinot...