Explore the wide and diverse world of wine through a convenient, and easy medium. You can follow along with the episodes via the columns page on premcru.com. Episodes uploaded weekly on Wednesdays.
Chablis and its Grand Cru Vineyards
30:36Today, we will be doing a promised dive into the vineyards of what is perhaps Burgundy's most famous white wine appellation: Chablis. This is a follow along to our last few Burgundy-related episodes. We will discuss what makes each of the Grand Crus here so special, and recommend a few bottles worth looking for at your local wine shop. Show notes located below.https://www.premcru.com/post/chablis-grand-cru-the-throne-of-chardonnay
What is Beaujolais?
28:58Chablis to come! In this episode we look into what makes one of the most commonly referenced wines so unique, where it comes from, and a few notable producers making stellar examples. We will also touch on the ten Cru: Fleurie, Moulin A Vent, Morgon, Chiroubles, St. Amour, Regnie, Julienas, Brouilly, Cote de Brouilly, and Chenas, and their distinctive soil types.
The Madeira Podcast
25:17In this episode, we will explore the wines of the Island nation of Madeira. Perhaps once regarded as a fine wine only for the kitchen, these wines are being discovered by a new generation of drinkers who are paying the olden style a respect more becoming of a wine of such complexity. From Malmsey, to Sercial, dry to sweet, let's explore what makes these historic wines so interesting!
The Sherry Podcast
27:19In this episode we will review one of the greatest fortified wines in the world: Sherry. Exploring terms like Amontillado, Oloroso and Malmsey, names you've possibly heard before, we will be investigating the basics related to these incredible wines made in Jerez, Spain.
Port, Stilton and the Douro Valley
24:55In this episode, we look at a wine style from Portugal, that is quintessentially British. Ruby, Tawny, Crusted? It's tough to understand what's in the bottle just from the label, but in this podcast we will help to unpack some of the complexities surrounding this old wine. Show Notes: https://www.premcru.com/post/port-and-stilton-more-adventurous-pairings-if-you-dare
Wines of Tuscany Part II
26:28In this episode we explore the wines of Vino Nobile de Montepulciano, Vernaccia di San Grimignano, and Brunello di Montalcino. These kings of Italian wine have changed with the eras of fashion and taste, and in the case of Rosso di Montalcino, provide incredible value to the consumer. Show notes located here: https://www.premcru.com/post/excellent-value-in-tuscany-brunello-di-montalcino
Wines of Tuscany Part I
29:56In this episode we explore the wines of Chianti, Bolgheri, and Carmignano DOCG. these impeccable wines have made quite the impression on the world stage, and in the case of Chianti, provide incredible value to the consumer. Stay tuned for part II. Show notes located here:https://www.premcru.com/post/what-in-the-wide-world-of-wine-is-a-super-tuscan
The Albariño Episode
32:28This week we will be delving into a personal favorite: Albnariño. Thought to have come from Germany originally, this cool-climate zesty, and oceanic powerhouse of a grape grows in two very distinctive countries, both of which manifest intriguing cultural influences on wine production. Learn about Rias Baixas and Vinho Verde here:https://www.premcru.com/post/vinho-verde-portugal-s-effervescent-porch-wines
The Riesling Podcast: Mosel, and Rheingau
37:16After a hiatus, we delve into the world of white wine, looking at arguably the most important grape for soms and wine enthusiasts alike: Riesling. Keegan takes you on a tour of the majorly important vineyard sites throughout the Mosel and Rheingau areas. Shownotes located here:https://www.premcru.com/post/mosel-riesling