Category Archives: Rhone Blend

Wine for Normal People Podcast: Audio blog 13 — Cool Weather Whites

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/Audio_blog_13__Cool_Weather_Whites.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:43 — 9.0MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSWhen the weather is cold, I often just want to reach for a red. It’s got higher alcohol, is served at a warmer temperature, and it’s great with hearty food. But I’m here to...

Audio blog #6: What exactly IS Côtes du Rhône?

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/Audio_blog_6__What_Exactly_IS_Ctes_du_Rhne_.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:00 — 6.6MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSThis is a repost of a previous article, edited and with an audio component. I headed to one of my favorite wine shops the other day and I started speaking with a wine consultant...

Podcast: Ep 162: Jason Haas of Tablas Creek in Paso Robles, CA

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/Ep_162__Jason_Haas_of_Tablas_Creek_in_Paso_Robles_CA.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:12:20 — 66.4MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSJason Haas was the 2015 Paso Robles Wine Industry Person of the Year. As the GM and a partner in the Tables Creek Vineyard joint venture with the Perrin family of Rhône fame (Château de Beaucastel...

Wine for Normal People Radio — Ep 107: The Northern Rhône

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/107_Ep_107__The_Northern_Rhone.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 41:21 — 38.1MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week we cover a bit about the Rhône Valley and then discuss specifics of the 8 communes of the Northern Rhône and what they have to offer. From north to south, the communes...

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...

Wine for Normal People Radio: Audio Wine Review 004 — Cave de Rasteau La Domeliere

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/04WineReview004_CavedeRasteauLaDomeliere.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:34 — 4.4MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSIn this mini-review we discover a sub-region that used to be part of the larger Côtes-du-Rhône region: Rasteau. Our foray into this new appellation was nothing short of a rollicking success! Click here to...

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...