Wine Enthusiast Podcast
Wine Enthusiast Podcast
Wine Enthusiast Magazine
The Wine Enthusiast Podcast takes you on a tantalizing trip into the world of wine, beer and spirits. Drink up engaging, behind-the-scenes stories reported and recorded by Wine Enthusiast’s editors. In each episode, we explore emerging trends, provide educational tidbits, and introduce you to the passionate people who craft, shake, ferment, and pour their beverage of choice. Inside every bottle is a story.
Episode 159: The Drinks We're Loving Right Now
What drinks trends will reign supreme in 2024? To know our future, we must know our past. Wine Enthusiast’s Tasting Director, Anna-Christina Cabrales chats with our spirits reviewer and writer-at-large Kara Newman about the important things like: Will the espresso martini fall out of fashion? Will canned wine continue its reign? Find out where they land with year's predictions after a candid round of "Love Its" and "Hate Its" of 2023.  Is there a guest you want us to interview? A topic you want us to cover? We want to hear from you! Email us at podcast@wineenthusiast.net. Remember to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.    Go to WineEnthusiast.com for the latest beverage industry coverage and all the tools you need to bring your love of wine to life. And wait, there's more! Get over 70% OFF the original cover price by subscribing to Wine Enthusiast magazine today!  FOLLOW US: TikTok: @wineenthusiast Instagram: @wineenthusiast Facebook: @WineEnthusiast X: @WineEnthusiast
Feb 6
38 min
Episode 158: What It’s Like to Be a Sober Sommelier
  Can sommeliers be sober? That's a question we sought to answer recently on Wine Enthusiast. As more people reevaluate their relationships with alcohol, so, too, is a growing contingent of wine industry professionals. Many of them—including sommeliers—are choosing sobriety. But what does that look like in practice? Wine Enthusiast's digital managing editor Rachel Tepper Paley talks with sommelier Laura Vidal about challenging the stereotype of what somms should be.     Is there a guest you want us to interview? A topic you want us to cover? We want to hear from you! Email us at podcast@wineenthusiast.net. Remember to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.    Go to WineEnthusiast.com for the latest beverage industry coverage and all the tools you need to bring your love of wine to life. And wait, there's more! Get over 70% OFF the original cover price by subscribing to Wine Enthusiast magazine today!      FOLLOW US: TikTok: @wineenthusiast Instagram: @wineenthusiast Facebook: @WineEnthusiast X: @WineEnthusiast
Jan 15
32 min
Episode 157: Is Dry January the Healthy Move? Blue Zones' Dan Buettner Weighs In
Some of the longest-living people in the world drink upwards of two glasses of wine daily, according to Dan Buettner's research for the best-selling Blue Zones books and program, which are also the basis of a Netflix documentary, ' Live to 100: Secrets of the Blue Zones.' As some of us cut back on our alcohol consumption during 'Dry January,' Wine Enthusiast producer Sam Sette talks to Buettner about whether temporary abstinence is the answer to long-term health. Listen to find out how Buettner’s findings from the Blue Zones can shape a more informed approach to drinking in the new year. Is there a guest you want us to interview? A topic you want us to cover? We want to hear from you! Email us at podcast@wineenthusiast.net. Remember to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.    Go to WineEnthusiast.com for the latest beverage industry coverage and all the tools you need to bring your love of wine to life. And wait, there's more! Get over 70% OFF the original cover price by subscribing to Wine Enthusiast magazine today!      FOLLOW US: TikTok: @wineenthusiast Instagram: @wineenthusiast Facebook: @WineEnthusiast X: @WineEnthusiast    
Jan 2
35 min
Episode 156: Issa Rae, the New Patron Saint of Prosecco?
Despite early naysayers who suggested she develop a different kind of sparkling wine, the award-winning actress, writer–and now Viarae Prosecco creator–Issa Rae believes in the drink’s power of authenticity. In this episode, she talks to @Jacy Topps about why she prefers Prosecco over Champagne, whom she’d most like to share a glass with, and what it’s like to break into the wine industry.  Is there a guest you want us to interview? A topic you want us to cover? We want to hear from you! Email us at podcast@wineenthusiast.net. Remember to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.    Go to WineEnthusiast.com for the latest beverage industry coverage and all the tools you need to bring your love of wine to life. (Don't miss our holiday deals!) And wait, there's more! Get over 70% OFF the original cover price by subscribing to Wine Enthusiast magazine today! (Makes for a nice gift for the wine lover in your life.🍷)       FOLLOW US: TikTok: @wineenthusiast Instagram: @wineenthusiast Facebook: @WineEnthusiast X: @WineEnthusiast  
Dec 20, 2023
20 min
Episode 155: How to Make Chardonnay for the Ages
Cara Morrison of Sonoma-Cutrer shares what she wishes more people knew about the disputable grape and how her team continues to craft a wine for the ages. FOLLOW US ON: Instagram: @wineenthusiast Twitter: @WineEnthusiast Facebook: @WineEnthusiast
Dec 6, 2023
42 min
Episode 154: Is There a Right Way To Pair Wine?
Wine and Hip Hop podcast host and star of Street Somm, Jermaine Stone explains why the best wine pairings are about meeting people where they are.      FOLLOW US ON: Instagram: @wineenthusiast Twitter: @WineEnthusiast Facebook: @WineEnthusiast
Nov 15, 2023
37 min
Episode 153: Where Is Wine Counterfeiter Rudy Kurniawan Now?
Writer at large, Christina Pickard sat down with Maureen Downey, to discuss the latest on one of the largest wine fraud cases in modern history. In 2013, Rudy Kurniawan was sentenced to 10 years in prison for selling millions of dollars in fake rare vintages. For the full back story, check out Wine Enthusiast’s true crime podcast, Vinfamous. FOLLOW US ON: Instagram: @wineenthusiast Twitter: @WineEnthusiast Facebook: @WineEnthusiast
Nov 7, 2023
40 min
Episode 152: Why Making Wine Education Less Stuffy Could Save the Industry
Future 40 Tastemaker Marie Cheslik shares how education and community can help overcome barriers and get more people comfortable around wine. FOLLOW US ON: Instagram: @wineenthusiast Twitter: @WineEnthusiast Facebook: @WineEnthusiast
Nov 1, 2023
37 min
Episode 151: Empowering Latinas in Wine Starts With Community
Future 40 Tastemaker Martha Cisneros Paja, founder of the Latinas Wine Club, shares how education and empowerment can open doors to a more inclusive wine industry. FOLLOW US ON: Instagram: @wineenthusiast Twitter: @WineEnthusiast Facebook: @WineEnthusiast
Oct 18, 2023
48 min
Episode 150: Is There a Right Way to Talk About Wine?
The the first in our 3-part series highlighting some of this year’s Future 40 Tastemakers,we sit down with Alice Achayo, who founded The Wine Linguist, a consulting company created to educate wine professionals and drinkers to broaden how they think and talk about wine. FOLLOW US ON: Instagram: @wineenthusiast Twitter: @WineEnthusiast Facebook: @WineEnthusiast
Oct 4, 2023
39 min
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