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Pablo from Garmón

Kevin Ecock's WinePod

Release Date: 10/15/2019

Wine in China and Chinese Wine: A podcast with Janet Wang show art Wine in China and Chinese Wine: A podcast with Janet Wang

Kevin Ecock's WinePod

I am fascinated to hear from Janet Wang that wine making in China has a 9,000 year history. Incredable as that seems Janet still refers to wine in China as being both new and old. Janet Wang is a complete expert on everything to do with wine in China. Her book, , is rich with both historical records and contemporary accounts. It is an important reference to a country where more vines are being planted than anyhwere else in the world. It is an account of a country where wine has been re-imagined. Janet Wang is a member of the and hosts a fabulous YouTube stream on the Wines of China at...

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Veronique Drouhin: Making Magic in Burgundy and Oregon show art Veronique Drouhin: Making Magic in Burgundy and Oregon

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is one of the leading practitioners  of biodynamic and organic viticulture in the world. They are also one of the leading high quality producers of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay based wines from both Europe () and North America (. The Drouhin family is a member of the twelve strong - First Families of Wine. In this podcast , winemaker at Maison Joseph Drouhin and Domaine Drouhin Oregon, explains to us how she works with her three siblings, , , and , and also alongside their father , to maintain the magic and excellence of the wines of Drouhin. It really is a truly remarkable story. Horse...

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The Catena Zapata Adrianna Vineyard: one of the Finest in the World show art The Catena Zapata Adrianna Vineyard: one of the Finest in the World

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Soil, Location and Vine. Over the millenia farmers have understood that chance is best left at the door when choosing 'what to grow' and 'where to grow'. Experience is a better bed fellow. Sometimes, though, a grower will make a decision based on a soil analysis along with a great deal of knowledge and experience but because no-one had ever attempted to venture into this territory before then chance is their inevitable traveling companion. In 1992 planted a vineyard 5,000 feet above sea level in the Uco Valley of Mendoza in Argentina. Noone had attempted this before. It would be ten years...

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Martin Codax; Rias Baixas, Monterrei and Bierzo Wines show art Martin Codax; Rias Baixas, Monterrei and Bierzo Wines

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is a superb story of co-operation, innovation and independence. When its grower members came together back in 1986 the world, for the most part, had never heard of wine from Galicia, tasted Albarino or could pronounce Rias Baixas. Today, white wine from the region has captivated the world of wine to the extent that Albarino from Rias Baixas is considered the Finest of Spanish white wines. In this episode Celina Rodriguez guides us through the region, its subzones and, of course, the wines of Martin Codax. Martin Codax also produces Mencia based wines from Bierzo () and Godello based wines...

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Astrolabe in New Zealand: Simon Waghorn' s Extraordinary Wine. show art Astrolabe in New Zealand: Simon Waghorn' s Extraordinary Wine.

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is one of those wineries. You know the kind! Memorable. Exceptional. In this podcast we chat with owner/winemaker Simon Waghorn. It's quite the chat! Astrolabe is situated in the Marlborough region on the South Island of New Zealand. The Waghorn family produce wines that reflect their specific origin to an incredable and specific detail. It is just fabulous to taste high quality wines where climate, soils and winemaking are all reflected completely accurately. New Zealand produces fabulous Sauvignon Blanc wines from Marlborough. But they are not all alike. Indeed, the Astrolabe portfolio...

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Bodega 695 Wineshop: A Podcast with Ed Jolliffe show art Bodega 695 Wineshop: A Podcast with Ed Jolliffe

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was launched this year. It's an online wine shop with a difference.  In this episode we chat with Ed Jolliffe, sommelier and one of the 'brains behind the portal'. Rest assured, if you join up to the BODEGA 695 through its BODEGA 695 you will receive the very best of quality information and advice. Ed knows his wines! We learn here why his business card carries the quote, 'The Finest Wines Available to Humanity ... We Want Them and We Want Them Now'.  What separates BODEGA 695 from other sites is the exclusive nature of its wines. They trade in premium labels not easily available...

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Happy 2021: a Champagne Pannier Podcast to Welcome a New Year show art Happy 2021: a Champagne Pannier Podcast to Welcome a New Year

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There really is nothing like Champagne to kick off great celebrations. Happy New Year to all of you and many thanks from everyone here at Kevin Ecock's WinePod for your great support over the course of 2020 - a memorable year. A Favourite label of ours that never lets us down is . Why? Because in every blind tasting that it pops up in we rate it top of the list. 'Don't judge a book by its cover' is so true for Champagne. Taste matters and Champagne Pannier has that in bucket loads! In this podcast Commercial Director at Pannier, Mathieu Brécy, brings the brand alive for us. We learn of the...

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Highbank Orchards Part 2: Irish Apple Wine in time for Christmas! show art Highbank Orchards Part 2: Irish Apple Wine in time for Christmas!

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Celebrate Christmas with the best of Irish. Ireland is blessed with the finest artisanal and craft produce. We focus in this and last weeks' podcast on one superb story. Highbank.  This is Part 2 of the story. To begin the tale listen to . Indeed, you can also read all about it on the !  in Cuffesgrange Kilkenny makes a bewildering array of multiple award winning products - all based on their organic cider apples. This year Highbank released an  Irish Apple Wine. While it's obviously an organic product the manner in which it is made is unique. In this podcast Rod...

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Highbank Orchards: Irish Apple Wine in time for Christmas! show art Highbank Orchards: Irish Apple Wine in time for Christmas!

Kevin Ecock's WinePod

Celebrate Christmas with the best of Irish. Ireland is blessed with the finest artisanal and craft produce. We focus in this podcast on one superb story. Highbank.   in Cuffesgrange Kilkenny makes a bewildering array of multiple award winning products - all based on their organic cider apples. This year Highbank released an Irish Apple Wine. While it's obviously an organic product the manner in which it is made is unique. In this podcast Rod Calder Potts explains all. In particular Rod focuses on his aplliance of organic techniques and what terroir mans to his family.   ...

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 Emma Symington MW of Wine Australia show art  Emma Symington MW of Wine Australia

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is keen to tell us all about their platform. It's an online educational resource available for FREE for EVERYONE to enjoy, explore and to learn from. ....  and it is quite Brilliant - pdf's, videos, podcasts, tutorials and maps. Loads of maps! You can download the whole shooting match and just so we don't get ahead of ourselves there's even an Introduction to Wine! Mind you, there are also introductions to just about everything else possible. This really is an excellent site.    In this podcast Emma Symington MW (Education Development Manager at Wine Australia) chats...

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Pablo González-Calvo De Miguel travels the world representing the Garcia Family Wines. They are among the finest wines made in Spain.

The family operates out of Ribera del Duero. Their ambition is to make the finest wine possible.

The Garmón label is produced from Tempranillo (Tinta Fina) vines that are between 40 and 80 years old in the east of Ribera del Duero. The vineyards are as high as 1000 ms above sea level.

Mauro, from Bodegas Mauro just to the north of Tudelo del Duero, is produced from 80 hectares of the most brilliant, ancient and stony vineyards. It's a 90% Tinta Fina/10% Syrah blend.  See HERE for a fabulous video!

The San Román and Prima labels come from TORO where some of their oldest vines are ungrafted in phylloxera free soils! These are genuine pioneering wines. .. and they really do make great videos. see HERE!

The Garmon wines are distributed by Cassidy Wines.

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