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Kevin Ecock's WinePod

Aug 9, 2019

In this episode we chat with Hilde Loulier, export director at Maison Brotte one of the finest estates in Chateauneuf du Pape - home to the legendary la Fiole du Pape.

Maison Brotte also brings us wines from most of the major Rhone appelations. in each case these are wines of the highest quality made with the finest...


Jul 30, 2019

Prosecco is now in vogue as a sparkling wine of choice. This is a relatively recent development. It is not long since Prosecco was viewed as a downmarket wine in a market that chose other wines such as Cava, and even Asti Spumante, a long way before Prosecco was even considered. Champagne was, of course, further ahead...


Jul 25, 2019

Thomas Bachelder is one of the most interesting people in wine today! He is an absolute font of information, a raconteur of the highest order and a great winemaker.

How does he do it? What brought him from his home in Quebec to the vineyards of Burgundy, Oregon and Niagara in his quest to make great wine?

 

 

In this...


Jul 8, 2019

There is nothing quite like a new venue for a Wine Fair.

Loads of Light, Began Early, Great Wines.  

Last month the WinePod dropped in on the Classic Drinks' Summer Wine Fair here in Dublin. It was aptly and imaginatively titled,

'New, Pink, Bubbles'

and held at the really must see revamped Cafe en Seine on Dawson...


Jun 17, 2019

Douglas Green Bellingham (DGB) is the largest privately owned collection of wineries in South Africa.

Greg Guy International Director for DGB came in to the WinePod to discuss South Africa and its wines.

Since we recorded this DGB has been honored by the MUNDUS VINI International Awards as Best South African Producer....