Episode 198: Marquis Sauvage

Episode 198: Friday, August 29, 2014

Marquis Sauvage is a partner in Illinois wine distributor Maverick Wine, as well as other distributors Classic Wines, Pioneer Wine, and Vin Sauvage in other states.  He is also an owner of the winery Burn Cottage in New Zealand, and Koehler-Ruprecht in Germany. 

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Episode 197: Conrad Reddick

Episode 197: Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Conrad Reddick is the Beverage Director and Service Manager at Alinea Restaurant in Chicago.

Also in the episode, Erin Scala traces the cultural ramifications of Prohibition.

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Episode 196: Andy Pates

Episode 196: Friday, August 22, 2014

Andy Pates is a partner in Cream Wine Company, a Chicago-based distributor and wine importer.

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Episode 195: Michael Schmelzer

Episode 195: Friday, August 15, 2014

Michael Schmelzer is the winemaker at Monte Bernardi, the property in Panzano, Tuscany that he runs with his family

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Episode 194: Stephan von Neipperg

Episode 194: Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Stephan von Neipperg leads Vignobles Comtes von Neipperg, with includes Chateau Canon La Gaffeliere, La Mondotte, and Chateau d’Aiguilhe on the Right Bank of Bordeaux.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala discusses the dry wines of Germany.

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Episode 193: Josh Adler

Episode 193: Friday, August 8, 2014

Josh Adler is the founder of the Paris Wine Company, and works as a broker for French wine producers.

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Episode 192: Christoph Schaefer

Episode 192: Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Christoph Schaefer runs Weingut Willi Schaefer, his family’s winery in the Mosel region of Germany.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala delves into great literature for wine quotes.

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Episode 191: Tegan Passalacqua

Episode 191: Friday, August 1, 2014

Tegan Passalacqua returns to the show to discuss his new Sandlands project of wines.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala puts a name on sommelier multiples.

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Episode 190: Nicolas Glumineau

Episode 190: Friday, July 18, 2014

Nicolas Glumineau has overseen Chateau Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande, Chateau de Pez, and Chateau Haut Beausejour in Bordeaux since late 2012.

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Episode 189: Clemens Busch

Episode 189: Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Clemens Busch is the proprietor of the Clemens Busch winery in the Mosel region of Germany.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala discusses which beverages are beating the heat.

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Episode 188: Patrick Watson

Episode 188: Friday, July 11, 2014

Patrick Watson is a co-owner of Back Label Wine Merchants in Manhattan, the Stinky cheese stores, and the Smith & Vine wine retail shop in Brooklyn.

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Episode 187: Laurence Feraud

Episode 187: Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Laurence Feraud oversees Domaine du Pegau, as well as Chateau Pegau and Selection Laurence Feraud in the Rhone Valley of France.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala discusses the wines buried beneath our feet.

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