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I'll Drink to That! Talking Wine

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A former sommelier interviews incredibly famous and knowledgeable wine personalities in his tiny apartment. He gets them to talk candidly about their lives and work, and then shares the conversations with you. Erin Scala contributes amazing original segments. Crush Wine & Spirits is the retail partner. To see all the back episodes from episode 1 in your feed, and to see new episodes sooner, it is important to SUBSCRIBE. It is free to subscribe.Contact info-Email leviopenswine@gmail.comInstagram and Twitter @leviopenswinePhone (347) 450-3092Website illdrinktothatpod.com

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A former sommelier interviews incredibly famous and knowledgeable wine personalities in his tiny apartment. He gets them to talk candidly about their lives and work, and then shares the conversations with you. Erin Scala contributes amazing original segments. Crush Wine & Spirits is the retail partner. To see all the back episodes from episode 1 in your feed, and to see new episodes sooner, it is important to SUBSCRIBE. It is free to subscribe.Contact info-Email leviopenswine@gmail.comInstagram and Twitter @leviopenswinePhone (347) 450-3092Website illdrinktothatpod.com

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Everything you need to listen too

By Salchicha swag - Mar 29 2019
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Its so neat getting to hear the voices of those people whom you drink wine and stories from.

Superb!

By KjarriV - Mar 16 2019
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Best wine podcast out there.

iTunes Ratings

728 Ratings
Average Ratings
674
17
16
10
11

Everything you need to listen too

By Salchicha swag - Mar 29 2019
Read more
Its so neat getting to hear the voices of those people whom you drink wine and stories from.

Superb!

By KjarriV - Mar 16 2019
Read more
Best wine podcast out there.
Cover image of I'll Drink to That! Talking Wine

I'll Drink to That! Talking Wine

Updated about 1 month ago

Rank #17 in Food category

Read more

A former sommelier interviews incredibly famous and knowledgeable wine personalities in his tiny apartment. He gets them to talk candidly about their lives and work, and then shares the conversations with you. Erin Scala contributes amazing original segments. Crush Wine & Spirits is the retail partner. To see all the back episodes from episode 1 in your feed, and to see new episodes sooner, it is important to SUBSCRIBE. It is free to subscribe.Contact info-Email leviopenswine@gmail.comInstagram and Twitter @leviopenswinePhone (347) 450-3092Website illdrinktothatpod.com

Rank #1: IDTT Wine 282: Leonardo LoCascio

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Leonardo LoCascio, who recently retired from the Winebow Group, was a co-founder of Winebow in 1980.

Jul 31 2015
1 hour 17 mins
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Rank #2: IDTT Wine 291: Philippe Guigal

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Philippe Guigal works with his family at their winery E. Guigal in the Rhône Valley of France.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala explores the vineyards of the roasted slope, Côte-Rôtie.

Sep 02 2015
1 hour 12 mins
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Rank #3: IDTT Wine 349: Virginia Winemakers

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Erin Scala hosts an exploration of winemaking in the state of Virginia for a special episode of I'll Drink to That!

The following people are featured in this episode:

Ben Jordan, Winemaker at Early Mountain Vineyards & producer of War & Rust Jake Busching, Winemaker at Michael Shaps Wineworks Joy Ting, Enologist at Michael Shaps Wineworks Michael Shaps, head honcho at Michael Shaps Wineworks Andrew Cole, Beverage Director/Owner at Lampo Matthieu Finot, Winemaker at King Family Vineyards Jim Law, Winegrower at Linden Vineyards Rachel Stinson Vrooman, Winemaker at Stinson Vineyards Chris Scott, Grape Grower and Garagiste Winemaker Amy Ciarametaro, Virginia Wine Lover

Mar 29 2016
44 mins
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Rank #4: IDTT Wine 191: Tegan Passalacqua

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Tegan Passalacqua returns to the show to discuss his Sandlands project of wines from vineyards in California.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala puts a name on sommelier multiples.

Aug 01 2014
48 mins
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Rank #5: IDTT Wine 240: Rajat Parr

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Rajat Parr is a partner in the Sandhi winery as well as Domaine de la Côte, both located in California's Santa Barbara County.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala takes a look at Santa Barbara's wine industry.

Feb 03 2015
1 hour 15 mins
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Rank #6: IDTT Wine 248: Aubert de Villaine

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Aubert de Villaine is the director of the Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, in Burgundy.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala recounts the adventures of the Prince de Conti.

Mar 24 2015
1 hour 10 mins
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Rank #7: IDTT Wine 213: Larry Turley

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Larry Turley is the proprietor of Turley Wine Cellars in California.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala chronicles a history of Petit Verdot.

Nov 04 2014
1 hour 15 mins
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Rank #8: IDTT Wine 237: Terry Theise

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Terry Theise is a wine importer who focuses on German and Austrian wine, as well as Champagne for his Terry Theise Estate Selections.

Jan 23 2015
1 hour 50 mins
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Rank #9: IDTT Wine 363: Danny Meyer

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Danny Meyer is the CEO of the Union Square Hospitality Group, responsible for restaurants like Union Square Cafe, Gramercy Tavern, Maialino, The Modern, Blue Smoke and others located in New York City and around the world.

May 28 2016
1 hour 9 mins
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Rank #10: IDTT Wine 352: Jean-Louis Chave

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Jean-Louis Chave is the proprietor of Domaine Jean-Louis Chave and Jean-Louis Chave Selection, working within appellations of the Northern Rhône Valley of France.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala outlines the hill of Hermitage.

Apr 18 2016
1 hour 49 mins
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Rank #11: IDTT Wine 303: María José López de Heredia

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María José López de Heredia manages the López de Heredia winery in Rioja, Spain.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala talks Rioja.

Oct 14 2015
1 hour 16 mins
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Rank #12: IDTT Wine 251: Cathy Corison

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Cathy Corison is the winemaker and owner of the Corison winery in Napa Valley, California.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala discusses the important issue of climate change.

Apr 07 2015
1 hour 12 mins
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Rank #13: IDTT Wine 261: Michael Cruse

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Michael Cruse is the winemaker of Cruse Wine Co. and Ultramarine, both in California. 

Also in this episode, Erin Scala talks St. Laurent.

May 19 2015
1 hour 11 mins
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Rank #14: IDTT Wine 442: Ray Coursen Recalls the Napa Valley of the 1980s and Before

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Ray Coursen is the owner and founding winemaker of Elyse Winery as well as Jacob Franklin Wines, in California's Napa Valley. He is also involved with winemaking for Purple Heart Wines, benefiting the Purple Heart Foundation.

Ray relates how he arrived in the Napa Valley in the 1980s, and shares conversations he had with several wine world figures at that time. He discusses the history of some key vineyard sites, as well as the attributes of numerous grape varieties that he works with. Ray also divulges some of his unusual winemaking techniques. Further, Ray points out what has changed in the Napa Valley over the last several decades.

Jan 20 2018
51 mins
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Rank #15: IDTT Wine 321: Sashi Moorman

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Sashi Moorman works as winemaker for several American wineries, including Sandhi, Domaine de la Côte, Pence, Stolpman Vineyards, and Piedrasassi in California, as well as Evening Land in Oregon.

Dec 16 2015
1 hour 44 mins
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Rank #16: IDTT Wine 342: Luca Currado Vietti

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Luca Currado Vietti and his family own Vietti, a winery in Italy's Piemonte region.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala takes a look at the history of Barolo winemaking.

Feb 29 2016
1 hour 45 mins
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Rank #17: IDTT Wine 385: Hugh Johnson

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Hugh Johnson has been an author and editor of wine articles and books for over 50 years. His books include "The World Atlas of Wine," "A Life Uncorked," "Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book," "Hugh Johnson On Wine," and "Wine". He also hosted and produced the PBS TV program "Vintage: A History of Wine".

Oct 11 2016
1 hour 6 mins
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Rank #18: IDTT Wine 463: Brenna Quigley and the School of Hard Rocks

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Brenna Quigley is a geologist who does wine related consulting as a terroir specialist at brennaquigley.com

Brenna describes her unusual family connection to geology, and her entry into the wine world. She goes on to define key concepts in geology, such as what soil is, how it is formed, and the different types of rocks that are found in the world. Brenna describes the key rock formations of France, their history, and how they correspond to wine regions. She then discusses what the implications of different rock types are for vines, and takes a close look at specific wine areas, explaining what their distinguishing features are. Wine fans who would like to deepen their knowledge of wine and geology will find a lot to love about this episode.

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Mar 25 2019
1 hour 23 mins
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Rank #19: IDTT Wine 233: Antonio Galloni

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Antonio Galloni of Vinous Media returns to the show.

Jan 08 2015
1 hour 49 mins
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Rank #20: IDTT Wine 416: 100% Whole Cluster

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Erin Scala delves into the evolving conversation around whole cluster, one of the biggest questions in winemaking.  One hundred percent whole cluster?  Not all wines are, but this episode sure is.

Why might a winemaker choose to use the stems, as well as the grapes, in their winemaking?  Or why might they discard those stems?  Erin Scala looks at the reasoning presented by some key winemakers from around the world.

This episode features interviews with:

Jean-Nicolas Meo of Meo-Camuzet (Burgundy)

Audert de Villaine of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (Burgundy)

Jeremy Seysses of Domaine Dujac (Burgundy)

Greg Harrington of Gramercy Cellars (Washington State)

Mark Vlossak of St. Innocent (Oregon)

Sashi Moorman of Domaine de la Côte, Sandhi, Piedrasassi and others (CA & Oregon)

John Lockwood of Enfield Wine Co. (California)

Kate McIntyre of Moorooduc Estate (Victoria, Australia)

Ronnie Sanders of Vine Street Imports

Apr 08 2017
49 mins
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