Peter Liem is an award-winning author, wine critic, educator and truly one of the world’s great Champagne experts. Peter is the author of “Champagne: The Essential Guide to the Wines, Producers, and Terroirs of the Iconic Region.” Peter oversees Champagneguide.net, an online comprehensive guide to the wines and producers of Champagne. He is the co-founder of La Fete du Champagne and is a prolific deep-sea diver. Peter has brought himself closer to the region he loves and lives in Champagne and the United States. Heritage Radio Network is a listener supported nonprofit podcast network. Support The Grape Nation by becoming a member!The Grape Nation is Powered by Simplecast.
13: The American Influence on French Champagne with Peter Liem
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Are you familiar with the history of Champagne? Would you like to find out about the wines of the area? We’re in gorgeous Epernay today, in the Champagne region of France, and we’re honored to be interviewing Peter Liem, the esteemed wine expert behind ChampagneGuide.net, and the only English-speaking wine writer in the Champagne region. Peter is the author of Champagne, a ground-breaking guide to the modern wines of the region that uniquely explores the legendary wine. In today’s episode, Peter shares his journey, he explains how to find and appreciate the meaning in wine, and he talks about the vintage vineyard maps that are included with his book in a luxurious package. Stay tuned for more! Peter Liem is an American wine writer and the author of ChampagneGuide.net. Following nearly a decade in the wine trade, he became a senior editor, critic, and tasting director for Wine & Spirits. His writings on sherry, champagne, and other wines have also appeared in publications such as The World of Fine Wine, The Art of Eating, and The San Francisco Chronicle. Join us today, to hear his story, and get to see the world of Champagne through his expert lens. Show highlights: The moment that led Peter to where he is today. Although he travels a lot, Champagne remains Peter’s primary home. Peter’s book, Champagne, is like the Encyclopedia Britannica of Champagne. The story behind the super-rare vintage maps. The common denominator of Champagne terroir is not the vineyard. It's the village. Wine is a reflection of the winemaker. Nature doesn’t make wine, humans do. The proper way to assess wine. Wine without context is almost meaningless. How people’s view of Champagne has changed in the last twenty years. By law, in Champagne, all the grapes have to be hand-picked. The right temperature for wines. Champagne pairs perfectly with all kinds of food. Links and resources: Peter Liem at ChampagneGuide.net Peter Liem on Instagram Peter Liem on Twitter Peter Liem’s book Champagne Champagne [Boxed Book & Map Set]: The Essential Guide to the Wines, Producers, and Terroirs of the Iconic Region by Amazon.com Learn more Leclerc Briant Champagne Abyss 2014 - Well of wine.pdf
Award winning wine author and Champagne specialist, Peter Liem was talking to me in Epernay, in December 2019. we discussed the region's changes in the last 20 years or so, grower champagne and the merits of the term, viticulture, site specific champagne, global warming and other sparkling wines made according to the champagne method.
Peter Liem on Champagne Terroir - There's More to the Story
Wine Scholar Guild Podcasts
Peter Liem talks with us about the progressive movement in Champagne. As we’ll discover in this conversation, there’s more to the terroir story than the chalk soils and the weather.Peter is one of the esteemed guest instructors of the Wine Scholar Guild's Champagne Master-Level program.He was the senior correspondent for Wine and Spirits, the Champagne consultant for the vaunted The World Atlas of Wine (7th Edition) by Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson; publisher of the award-winning ChampagneGuide.net, and his latest book is the James Beard Award winning Champagne: The essential guide to the wine producers and terroirs of the iconic region. He splits his time between New York and Champagne.Produced by Valerie Caruso, DWS, CWE, FWS
Episode 52: Peter Liem, author, "Champagne The Essential Guide to the Wines, Producers, and Terroirs of the Iconic Region"
The Grape Nation
Peter Liem is an American wine writer and author of the new book "Champagne The Essential Guide to the Wines, Producers, and Terroirs of the Iconic Region". He is the author of of the online site ChampagneGuide.net, a comprehensive guide to the wines and producers of Champagne. Peter splits his time between New York and is the only English wine writer living in Champagne. Peter is the co-creator of of Le Fete Du Champagne and Sherryfest, one of the world's largest Sherry events. He also co-authored "Sherry, Manzanilla, and Montilla." The Grape Nation is powered by Simplecast
IDTT Wine 433: Peter Liem's Insider Guide to Champagne
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Episode 72: World Sherry Day with Tove Danovich & Peter Liem
The Morning After
Celebrate World Sherry Day with Jessie Kiefer and Jen Tullock on today’s episode of The Morning After! After recapping their experience at The Great Googa Mooga, Jessie and Jen catch up with Tove Danovich of FoodPolitic.com. Tune in to hear Tove talk about the website’s recent journalistic pieces, and why food and ethics always go hand-in-hand. Later, hear from Peter Liem- the co-founder of Sherryfest and co-author Sherry, Manzanilla & Montilla. Learn about sherry’s resurgence in the United States, and what Peter is doing to promote the under-appreciated wine. Have some tea this week at Chardonnay’s! This program has been sponsored by Rolling Press. Thanks to Idgy Dean for today’s music. “Food is so intertwined in politics, whether it’s about donating food to other countries, who has access to food, and donating food to food banks.” [17:05] — Tove Danovich on The Morning After “I think it’s been very gratifying to see this explosion in sherry appreciation over the past two or three years.” [27:45] — Peter Liem on The Morning After