In Alan Brazil's first week in semi retirement the whole country went into lockdown. Stuck at home in Suffolk with no football to watch, it is safe to say he is bored! So for a wee bit of fun twice a week he will talk about what he’s been up to with Hugo the puppy and talk about what tipple he has been drinking…pop! Stay safe, enjoy and please drink responsibly!
The Alan Brazil Podcast- 'We better have another bottle then Paul...'
15:43For some festive cheer Alan is back tasting a new delicious Champagne from Champagne Piaff! As Alan pops open a bottle of Piaff Brut he catches us up on his Summer travels to Honfleur in France where he managed to get through a case of Chase Rosé. Alan also takes us way back to the 80's in Monaco at the Red Cross Ball with Tottenham legend and pal Paul Miller. Stay safe & enjoy! To stock up on a Piaff champagne case for the festive season please enter BRAZIL at the check out for 25% off https://champagnepiaff.com/pages/chateau-piaff https://chasedistillery.co.uk https://www.manoirdesimpressionnistes.com
The Alan Brazil Podcast- 'I walked out of there like Franz Klammer'
12:07Hello, welcome back! The pubs are open and the UK lockdown is easing! This Sunday Alan tastes two new beautiful French wines, one delicious white, Mâcon-Péronne, Domaine du Bicheron 2017 and a beautiful light red, Le Renard Coteaux Bourguignons, The Fox! Both brilliant French drops taking Alan back to his days learning to ski whilst playing for FC Baden in the Alps. Stay safe and enjoy! https://www.fromvineyardsdirect.com/coteaux-bourguignons-le-renard-domaine-devillard-2017.htm https://www.fromvineyardsdirect.com/white-wine/macon-peronne-domaine-du-bicheron-2017.htm
The Alan Brazil Podcast- 'It brings all those memories back'
13:32Hello, welcome back! As we near the end of lockdown this Sunday Alan taste two new beautiful wines! A 2018 Marsetti Rosso di Valtellina taking Alan back to the days he played for FC Baden back in the 80's. It's like a baby Barolo! its a cracker! And also another great summer Rosè, L'ostal Rosè, up there with the best Rosè's Alan has tasted over lockdown. We are almost through lockdown, stay safe, enjoy! https://djfw.shop/products/2018-marsetti-rosso-di-valtellina-6-bottles?_pos=1&_sid=0631ec3d1&_ss=r https://djfw.shop/products/2018-domaine-de-lostal-rose?_pos=2&_psq=l%27&_ss=e&_v=1.0
The Alan Brazil Podcast- 'It's a beautiful way to spend Father's Day'
11:04Hello, welcome back! On this sunny Father's Day Alan is tasting a new Malbec from the Andean foothills, El Salvaje from the magnificent Casa de Uco vineyard to wash down his roast dinner before the big match! Yes, football is back! Alan looks back on a wee drunken tale of a lunch with his pal Tottenham legend Osvaldo Ardiles! Enjoy and stay! https://www.mrwheelerwine.com/red-wine/by-grape/malbec-red-wine/2016-el-salvaje-malbec-casa-de-uco-uco-valley.htm https://www.fromvineyardsdirect.com/large-bottle-sale/argentina/2014-el-salvaje-malbec-casa-de-uco-uco-valley-magnum-.htm
The Alan Brazil Podcast- The Royal Ascot Special
17:29Hello, welcome back! This is a mid week Royal Ascot special! The lockdown means 2020 is the first in Ascot history since 1711 to not open to visitors, but do not fear, Ascot wines have the perfect hampers for your stay at home Royal Ascot! Alan tastes Chateau Boutisse, Grand Cru St-Émilion from the Ascot wines Yeats case, a wonderful smooth Red. Alan looks back over some Ascot memories with Spurs as well as enjoying the re-opening of racing in recent days. Enjoy, stay safe! https://ascotwineclub.com/
The Alan Brazil Podcast- 'The Wine's kicking in'
15:35Hello, welcome back! On this chilly lockdown Sunday Alan watches a wee bit of racing and tastes not one but two new wines for you! A beautiful rich South African red, Epitome from Sumaridge Estate wines that is owned by personal friends Simon and Holly. Which takes Alan back to his days in South Africa playing for Spurs way back in 1983. Also a delicious light Provence Rosé, from Maison Angelvin where the family have a notorious back story. Stay safe and enjoy! https://www.mrwheelerwine.com/red-wine/by-country/2011-epitome-sumaridge-walker-bay.htm https://www.mrwheelerwine.com/rose-wine/by-region/provence-rose-wine/2019-rose-de-provence-selection-angelvin.htm
The Alan Brazil Podcast- "I've just had a sip...and another sip"
10:01Hello and welcome back! This week Alan is tasting a stunning Sauvignon Blanc from Bordeaux, Chateau Bauduc. This exceptional crisp Sauvignon is from a beautiful family run chateau with a celebrity chef following. Alan dreams of hitting the road to visit some of these stunning vineyards after lockdown and shares some of his lockdown life. Stay safe and enjoy! https://www.fromvineyardsdirect.com/chateau-bauduc-sauvignon-blanc.htm
The Alan Brazil Podcast- "Le poisson sisters"
12:35Hello, welcome back! This sunny bank holiday Alan is tasting a red delicious Claret, Chateau Ramafort 2010 from Bordeaux. Alan is loving this stunning vintage red whist chatting about his lockdown life in Suffolk, his wine stocks are low but he is loving the Bank holiday sunshine! Stay safe and enjoy! https://www.mrwheelerwine.com/2010-chateau-ramafort-cru-bourgeois-medoc.htm https://www.fromvineyardsdirect.com/chateau-ramafort-cru-bourgeois-medoc-bordeaux.htm
The Alan Brazil Podcast- 'My wine cellar is going down rapidly'
15:13Hello, welcome back! This evening Alan is tasting a Pinot Noir and Chardonnay from the beautiful Clayvin Vineyard in Marlborough New Zealand. Its a stunning vineyard with beautiful wines, this is Alan's first wine tasting from the Southern Hemisphere! So naturally he reminisces about his time playing New Zealand with king Kenny back in the 1982 world cup. Enjoy and stay safe! https://www.mrwheelerwine.com/2013-grand-vin-pinot-noir-clayvin-vineyard-wheeler-fromm-marlborough.htm https://www.mrwheelerwine.com/more-wine/by-type/2014-chardonnay-clayvin-vineyard-wheeler-fromm-marlborough.htm
The Alan Brazil Podcast 'The biggest lunch they'll ever have'
21:28Hello, welcome back! This evening Alan tastes a fantastic bottle of Michel Guilleminot Champagne a superb family owned ‘Grower champagne’ vineyard with a history of celebrity following. Whilst having a tipple of this champagne he shares this weeks success raising money for the NHS Scrubs Glorious Scrub, finished with another guitar number from the late Tony Davis. Enjoy and stay safe! https://www.mrwheelerwine.com/michel-guilleminot-range/brut-tradition-blanc-de-noirs-michel-guilleminot_1.htm