Category Archives: Chenin Blanc

Podcast Ep 163: Getting to Know White Wines

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/Ep_163__Getting_to_Know_White_Wines.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 34:15 — 31.6MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSWhite wines often get dismissed as being less complex than reds but that’s hardly the case. In this episode we review aromatic v non aromatic whites and how to navigate whites to find styles...

Wine for Normal People Radio — Episode 123: Wine and Chinese Food

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/Ep_123__Wine_and_Chinese_Food.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 24:01 — 22.2MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSIt’s the Chinese New Year so it’s time for a pairing podcast! M.C. Ice is fascinated that you can successfully pair wine with Chinese cuisine, but after serious experimentation I made a believer of...

Wine for Normal People Radio: Episode 079 — Loire Part 2

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/Ep_079__Loire_Part_2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 18:36 — 10.7MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSWe released Loire Part 1 but it was so dense we needed a breather! This week, we return with a short overview of the region, covering the eastern areas, including Sancerre and Pouilly-Fumé, the...

Wine for Normal People Radio: Episode 078 — Loire Part 1

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/78Ep078_LoirePart1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 25:31 — 14.7MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSWe’re on a roll — hitting the big regions of France. This week, we cover half the Loire. It’s the largest region in France, so we had to break it in two. But first,...

Wine For Normal People Radio: Episode 41 -South Africa

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/Ep41SouthAfricaFINAL.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 31:13 — 17.9MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week we talk about South Africa, one of my favorite countries. After going there in 2005, I became enamored of the wine and the country. Since then, I’ve been a big fan! You...

Wine For Normal People Radio: Episode 36 — Common Winemaking Terms Defined

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/36Ep036_CommonWineMakingTermsDefined.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 33:54 — 19.4MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSTo start 2012, we’ve got NEW MUSIC (so don’t be freaked out when you listen!). If you didn’t see my previous post, we were chosen as “Best New Arts Podcast” in Apple’s 2011 Rewind!...

A Very Worthwhile Taste of South African Wines

It’s rare that my location in a beta wine market (let’s face it, Atlanta is not exactly the most cosmopolitan place when it comes to wine) leads to a great on-the-ground contact, so I was really excited when I got an email from a local dude who found my blog/Facebook...

Lacheteau Vouvray 2008: A Cheap & Delightful Food Wine

These are tough economic times and although I’d love to drink a $25 bottle every night, I’m just a normal person, so I’ve been looking for some well priced deals that I can write about. Many have failed of late, but the Lacheteau Vouvray from Trader Joe’s is a very...