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Wine 101

English, Arts, 5 seasons, 197 episodes, 3 days, 37 minutes
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Wine 101 is a wine podcast for the everyday wine lover. Once a week VinePair's tastings director Keith Beavers will breakdown everything from how wine is made to wine regions of the world in easy-to-digest fashion giving the listener the confidence they need on their wine journey. See acast.com/privacy (https://acast.com/privacy) for privacy and opt-out information.
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Burgundy: Part III Monks Amongst the Vines

As Burgundy establishes itself the monks and monasteries of the region begin to shape the future Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
4/3/202421 minutes, 33 seconds
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Bordeaux: Part VI The Right Bank and the Libournais

How did the Right Bank of Bordeaux become the Right Bank? Let's do some history. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
1/17/202421 minutes, 54 seconds
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Priorat

The arid mountainous region of Priorat has a long history of wine but it's not until modern times that things get interesting. In this episode we walk you through the story and the wine. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
5/3/202319 minutes, 38 seconds
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Pét-Nat

It’s a a fun abbreviation of an old style of wine with a somewhat new name that’s trending. Yeah that’s a bit confusing right? In this episode we get to the bottom of what Pét-Nat is. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/22/202119 minutes, 22 seconds
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Carbonic Maceration

It's trending now but has been in practice since wine existed. Let's get nice, fresh, fruity and science-y about carbonic maceration Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/15/202116 minutes, 38 seconds
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The Vineyard: Understanding The Vine

This is really where it all begins. We are going to hang out in nature real quick with the grape vine to understand how we as humans guide it to a grape. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/8/202120 minutes, 1 second
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Kosher

IN this episode we break down the meaning of these ancient guidelines and how they apply to wine. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/1/202114 minutes, 2 seconds
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English Sparkling Wine

English wine is a thing and has been for some time. Sparkling is the dominant style and refrshiment is the theme. In this episode we break down this unlikely wine region. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/24/202118 minutes, 39 seconds
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Wine Tasting 201: Acidity, Body, Structure, Tannin

Now that you are ready to Look, Smell, Swirl, Sip let's get confident with some terms used in the wine world that can be a bit confusing. By the end of this episode, you'll be able to verbally describe the texture of a wine like a boss. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/17/202120 minutes, 53 seconds
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Croatia

In this episode we get a nice overview of the wine regions of Croatia. It's wines are more and more prevalent on our shelves and with some new and exciting grapes and wines to enjoy. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/10/202117 minutes, 46 seconds
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Red Winemaking

Let's get down and dirty with how red wine is made. This is the fundamental jam that will form a base for all other wine hues in future episodes. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/3/202120 minutes, 14 seconds
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Piquette

It's an ancient style that is seeing a reemergence in modern wine. In this episode we look at the history and production of this fizzy drink piquette. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/27/202117 minutes, 32 seconds
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Georgia

The Republic of Georgia is one of the most fascinating and wine-rich cultures on the planet. So why are we just recently seeing these wines on our shelves and lists? In this episode we break down the unique position the land has in history and how it's wine culture has endured. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/20/202122 minutes, 28 seconds
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Orange Wine

Orange wine is the new hue. It is an entire different category than all the others. Let's get into Orange wine and understand it so we can enjoy it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/13/202117 minutes, 44 seconds
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Wine Tasting 101: Look, Smell, Swirl, Sip

Brining it back to the beginning for those just joining us. Everyone has to start somewhere, so let's begin with how you taste. No matter where you are on your wine journey, you are already doing it! All you have to do is tap into your senses. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/6/202124 minutes, 14 seconds
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Greek Red Wines

Now that we are familiar with the white wines of Greece let's get into the reds. The list is small but mighty. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
9/29/202117 minutes, 30 seconds
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Cocktail College Episode One: The Old Fashioned

Check out the first episode of VinePair's newest podcast, Cocktail College, with senior writer Tim McKirdy. Each week he'll explore a classic cocktail with an iconic bartender, and this week he takes on the Old Fashioned with Dave Arnold. Please subscribe to Cocktail College on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, or whatever podcast platform you prefer. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
9/23/20211 hour, 32 seconds
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Greek White Wines

In this two part-er we go over some ancient history and talk about how important wine was in Greece. Then we'll break down the white wines you will see on the American market as well as what is on the way! Next week we will focus on reds. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
9/22/202119 minutes, 56 seconds
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Friuli

It's finally here! I have mentioned this wine region many times throughout the past two seasons and here we are! Let's get excited about this regional confluence of culture and wine styles. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
9/15/202122 minutes, 28 seconds
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Txakolina

Hard to read, easy to say and amazing to drink. Txakolina (Chacolina) is one of the most refreshening wines out there but the labels can be a bit confusing. Let's break this wine and it's region in northeastern Spain down so we can get to enjoying Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
9/8/202119 minutes, 22 seconds