Interviews

    Weekly Interview: Blair Poynton

    Each week, as regular readers know, we pose a series of questions to a winemaker. This week, we’re featuring Blair Poynton, the director and winemaker at Jed Wines. Blair Poynton Blair hails from Perth in Western Australia – located just a few hours’ drive along the coast from Margaret River. So, Blair explained to me, youngsters in Perth got exposed to wine “whether they like it or not.

    5 readers - By Albert Pak/ Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog

    Seth Martin of Perissos Vineyard and Winery Winemaker Profile

    The post Seth Martin of Perissos Vineyard and Winery Winemaker Profile appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. Seth Martin is the co-owner, winemaker, and viticulturist at Perissos Vineyard and Winery in Burnet, Texas. With the large estate vineyard, the wines produced at Perissos are mostly Estate wines.

    4 readers - By Texas Wine Lover

      Weekly Interview: Christine Barbe

      Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog - - 3 readers - Credit: Coquerel Family Estates. Each week, as regular readers know, we pose a series of questions to a winemaker. This week, we’re featuring Christine Barbe, the owner and winemaker of Toquade Wines and the winemaker at Coquerel Family Estates. Christine was born and raised in Bordeaux. And even though her family worked in the wine industry, Christine says she was never i ...

      Announcements, Recent Articles, and all things Mushrooms

      Vindulge - - 3 readers - Announcements, Recent Articles, and all things Mushrooms by Mary on October 8, 2014 Announcement: Now writing for Bottlenotes I’m excited to share I’m now writing freelance for The Daily Sip by Bottlenotes. If you’re unfamiliar with the site, Bottlenotes is a fun, educational, and entertaining website focusing on wine and beer.

      Weekly Interview: Remi Cohen

      Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog - - 2 readers - . I think that perhaps 2009, which was also a drought year (though the drought then was less severe), had more moderate weather during August and September and may be the most similar in recent memory. Also similar are the grapes from 2007 that were picked before the rain on October 13th. What’s your favorite wine region in the world – other than your own? I’m struggling here a ...

      Weekly Interview: Ben Riggs

      Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog - - 1 readers - Each week, as regular readers know, we pose a series of questions to a winemaker. This week, we’re featuring Ben Riggs, a prolific winemaker based in Southern Australia. After three decades as a winemaker, Ben is now a major player in his region’s wine industry. To start at the beginning, Ben’s experience with wine began early.

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      Meeting Matteo Lunelli of Ferrari Sparkling Wine

      … The post Meeting Matteo Lunelli of Ferrari Sparkling Wine appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. It’s almost the holiday season and that usually means finding some sparkling wine. But why is Champagne the first sparkling wine somebody thinks of to enjoy that holiday or special occasion? Matteo Lunelli We had the opportunity to meet Matteo Lunelli…

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      Seth Martin of Perissos Vineyard and Winery Winemaker Profile

      … Roussanne paired with fish tacos, Racker’s Blend paired with a tender steak, and a nice beef stew complemented by Syrah. If you didn’t make wine, what would you do? Farming is really attractive to me at this point in my life. I’m creative by nature, so I am sure I would be building something if I were not farming. This is where God has me…

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      Weekly Interview: Remi Cohen

      …. I think that perhaps 2009, which was also a drought year (though the drought then was less severe), had more moderate weather during August and September and may be the most similar in recent memory. Also similar are the grapes from 2007 that were picked before the rain on October 13th. What’s your favorite wine region in the world – other than…

      2 readers - By Albert Pak/ Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog

      Weekly Interview: Ben Riggs

      … pretty well. If you weren’t making wine for a living, what would you be doing? Good question! I think I would be making something for people to eat or drink or both. How do you define success? Being a happy and healthy contributor to society. My greatest achievements are, apart from my three boys, being able to create jobs for about 25 people as well as now donating to breast cancer research – reaching $100,000 AUD now. …

      1 readers - By Albert Pak/ Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog

      Weekly Interview: Christine Barbe

      … Pampelonne Côtes de Provence Rosé. Who are your favorite winemakers in history, through personal account, or their wines? Genevieve Janssen she was my boss when I was working at Robert Mondavi in 2000. Through her, I learned a lot about vineyard terroir of the Napa Valley. What new winemakers are you most excited about, and why? Stephane Vivier…

      3 readers - By Albert Pak/ Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog

      Announcements, Recent Articles, and all things Mushrooms

      … this through their daily newsletter, national events, and social media platforms. I’ll be focusing on one of my favorite topics, recipes and wine pairings, through their Daily Sip newsletter. My first article, Wines to Pair with Tailgating Classics, was published last month. My second piece, Expert Advice on Pairing Wine with Mushrooms, was published…

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      Weekly Interview: Blair Poynton

      … the fold. What is your general winemaking philosophy? Everyone says it and I agree – be true to your fruit. Don’t try to make a wine that doesn’t want to be made. Resist the (very human) temptation to interfere when something appears not to be going right. Nine times out of ten, the wine will work itself out on its own and you will end up with a more…

      5 readers - By Albert Pak/ Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog

      Robert H. Fritz of Solaro Estate Winemaker Profile

      … by the vineyards to hang out and enjoy what all of our lives, in the winemaking world, are about. What’s the greatest part about being a winemaker? Personally, my other world starts and finishes with a legal case. Winemaking encompasses history, patience, and the future of every vintage. What is your winemaking philosophy, that is, what are you trying…

      4 readers - By Texas Wine Lover

      Weekly Interview: Timm Crull

      …. Could it have been that similarity that persuaded Wayne? One Saturday morning, Wayne drove over to Timm’s house, had coffee, and said, “Timm I want to sell you my 20 acres to add on to your property.” And thus began Timm’s winemaking career at The Terraces. Even though it’s harvest time in Napa – a grueling time for any winemaker – Timm’s enthusiasm…

      6 readers - By Albert Pak/ Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog

      Weekly Interview: Sarah Cabot

      … Sarah Cabot. Each week, as regular readers know, we pose a series of questions to a winemaker. This week, we’re featuring Sarah Cabot, a winemaker at Precept Wines in the Willamette Valley. Last week, we interviewed a globe-trotting veteran winemaker with projects in multiple continents. We’re taking a sharp turn in the other direction…

      6 readers - By Albert Pak/ Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog

      Weekly Interview: Aurelio Montes

      … essential to produce premium wines, so one must the search for the best terroir to plant each variety. Then, natural winemaking is necessary – no additives or chemical additions – to allow the grapes to express their true nature. I also prefer to craft wines with soft tannins, which invite you to enjoy a second and perhaps a third glass. I believe…

      15 readers - By Albert Pak/ Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog

      A Conversation with Tony Terlato

      … Tony Terlato. In June, I conducted an in-depth interview with Tony Terlato, chairman of the Terlato Wine Group. Lots of the interview made it into one of my Grape Collective columns. While going through some notes, I came across the full transcript of our conversation — and realized that it’s a fascinating read. Terlato has spent nearly 60…

      4 readers - By David White/ Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog

      Getting Inside The Head Of Siduri’s Adam Lee

      … Siduri’s Adam Lee is a rabble-rouser. He’s probably most known for producing interesting Pinot Noirs using from several different west coast vineyards (more on some of those single-vineyard wines later this week). He’s also pretty well known for something else: a couple of years ago, while taking part in a panel on alcohol levels and balance…

      6 readers - By 1 Wine Dude