Flawless Wine - A podcast about wine flaws and the people who love them....or don't.
Flawless Wine - A podcast about wine flaws and the people who love them....or don't.
Kenneth Crum & Miguel de Leon
Welcome to Flawless, a podcast about faults in wine and the humans who make and consume it, presented by Disgorgeous! Series 1 features Kenneth Crum and Miguel de Leon talking about what's BUSSIN, or DISCUSSIN what's going on with the flaws in the bottles that they're drinking. Flawless is produced by Disgorgeous. Audio engineering, editing and mixing: Kenneth CrumCover art: Miguel de Leon
The Season Finale with DisGorgeous
The end of an era! To finish off our series, we investigate the biggest flaw of all, capitalism, with our host dads aka wine menaces to society, the boys from Disgorgeous. We go up, down, all around, a little bit of Monica, a lot about feelings, and obviously about how wine’s human effects can be catalysts for good change. we drank:19 Crimes Rosé19 Crimes Cali RedBarefoot Bubbly Sweet RoséBartenura Moscato d’Asti Dark Horse Pinot GrigioMyx Moscato & PeachMyx Moscato & Grape
Mar 14
1 hr 4 min
Talking VA with John B. Part 2
In the second part of this two-part episode, John Burch, the only straight white dude we’re interviewing this series, talks to us about the transition from selling drugs to selling alcohol, taste and how it can’t be bought, and how to navigate the treacherous waters of fine dining wine lists. We Drank:Vouette et Sorbée, FidèleMatt Taylor Wines, Komorebi Vineyard Chardonnay 2017Benoit Courault, Ephemeres 2020IG @lejohnjames
Feb 7
46 min
Talking VA with John B. Part 1
In the first part of this two-part episode, John Burch, the only straight white dude we’re interviewing this series, talks to us about the transition from selling drugs to selling alcohol, taste and how it can’t be bought, and how to navigate the treacherous waters of fine dining wine lists. We Drank:Vouette et Sorbée, FidèleMatt Taylor Wines, Komorebi Vineyard Chardonnay 2017IG @lejohnjames
Jan 24
38 min
Taint Complainin' PART 2
IN THIS EPISODE:This is the second of a two part episode where Luis Rivera, wine director at Marta, talks to us about cork taint, feeling absolutely driven to wine by its possibilities, and understanding when faults manifest as something we get used to and forgive. IG @grandcru_fruitWe Drank: Jean Foillard, Fleurie 2019
Dec 6, 2021
39 min
Taint Complainin' PART 1
IN THIS EPISODE:This is the first of a two part episode where Luis Rivera, wine director at Marta, talks to us about cork taint, feeling absolutely driven to wine by its possibilities, and understanding when faults manifest as something we get used to and forgive. IG @grandcru_fruitWe Drank: Emrich Schönleber, Monzinger Riesling Kabinett 2020
Nov 23, 2021
32 min
Better with bubbles!
IN THIS EPISODERita Jammet, Chief Bubble Officer of La Caravelle Champagne, talks to us about refermentation, intentional or not: the pleasures of Champagne, the funk of domestic wines, and how being an immigrant in all the spaces she inhabits informs her work with wanting to make Champagne for all. IG @ritajammetWe drank:Champagne Clandestin, Les Semblables Brut Nature Osmote Wines, THIS IS PET NAT 2019 Neu Cellars, Crispy 2020
Nov 15, 2021
1 hr 4 min
Bonus Episode: Wild World
IN THIS EPISODE:The Flawless boys have a fun spontaneous time at our favorite spontaneous fermentation festival, Wild World! We’re here talking to some of the attendees and producers about flaws, Gummi Bears, and things that we might have unlocked in their subconscious as we asked folks some questions from our deep pocket of Rorschach test questions. (There’s a lot of correct answers.)
Nov 8, 2021
42 min
Let's Talk Taint
IN THIS EPISODE :Kirk Sutherland, winemaker at Erde Wines, chats with us about smoke taint and its effects on the terroir of the Pacific Northwest, how coding queer informs his winemaking practice, and how the taint really just needs a little bit of attention. IG @kirk_sutherland @erdewinesWE DRANK:Day Wines, Pinot Noir Rosé Lemonade 2020Fossil and Fawn, Pinot Gris Rouge 2020Division Wines, Rosé of Grenache Le Coin Glou 2017Erde Wines, Iceblink Luck 2020
Oct 25, 2021
1 hr 1 min
Shitty in the City!
IN THIS EPISODE Amanda Joffee, the mastermind behind Shitty Wine Memes, talks to us about the unpredictability of mousiness in wine, how language and going viral are intertwined, and how to pair wine with Pokémon. IG @shittywinememesWE DRANK:Emilien Feneuil, Les Puits 2016Can Suriol, Bancals White 2019 Azienda Masiero, Campo da Calcio 2018
Oct 18, 2021
56 min
Introduction to reduction
IN THIS EPISODE: S01E03Arni Cabatingan, general manager at Atoboy, talks to us about reduction, what it means to be Filipino “enough,” and all the chips on our shoulders as minorities in wine. IG @arnitinganWE DRANK:Domaine Guiberteau, Le Clos des Carmes 2016Les Matheny, Vin Jaune 2012Bodega Chacra, Mainqué Patagonia 2020
Oct 11, 2021
1 hr 2 min
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