Category Archives: Pinot Noir

Truchard Vineyards: Another Year of Outstanding Wine

It’s no surprise that I’m a Truchard fan. I’ve written about them and even nominated the winery as one of America’s best for the Daily Meal. It’s true that I like the people behind the winery, but even if I didn’t, their wines are fabulous and for some strange reason,...

Wine for Normal People Radio: Ep 130 — CA Pinot with Jim Morris of MacPhail Family Wines

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/Ep_130__CA_Pinot_with_Jim_Morris_of_MacPhail_Family_Wines.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:11:13 — 65.4MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSIn this episode we talk with Jim Morris of MacPhail Family Wines. We discuss a lot of stuff with our old friend and one of the nicest guys in Sonoma. Topics range from: The...

Wine for Normal People Radio: Ep 105 — New Zealand Wine with George Geris of Villa Maria, Pt 2

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/105_Ep_105__New_Zealand_with_George_Geris_Pt_II.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 26:51 — 24.8MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week we have part II of the interview with George Geris of Villa Maria. He’s been the winemaker for 17 years and has seen the evolution of New Zealand’s wine scene. This time...

Wine for Normal People Radio: Ep 104 — New Zealand Wine with George Geris of Villa Maria, Pt 1

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/104_Ep_104__New_Zealand_with_George_Geris_Pt_I.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSS For this podcast, I had the opportunity to ask great questions of George Geris, winemaker for the large New Zealand winery, Villa Maria. He has been all over the world learning his craft but has been a...

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...

West Coast Wine Round-Up: 7 Mostly Solid Wines

I’ve been catching up on samples sent to me from a bunch of West Coast (of the US) wineries and thought I’d do a round up, rather than individual posts. It was a mixed bag but overall, the whites were far better than the reds for value and for quality....

Wine for Normal People Radio: Episode 72 — Burgundy

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/72Ep072_BurgundyOverview.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 44:25 — 25.5MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSWe have a lot of regions and countries to cover in the future, but since the concept of terroir began with and is defined by Burgundy, we really needed to get on it! Since...