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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. To see new episodes sooner and to see all of the hundreds of back episodes in your feed, i… read more

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IDTT Wine 487: Dominik Sona and a Conception of Kabinett

June 6th, 2021

57:16

Dominik Sona is the General Manager of the Koehler-Ruprecht winery, which is located in the Pfalz region of Germany.


Dominik speaks about his family history in the Pfalz and his winemaking work early in his career for a …

IDTT Wine 486: George Skouras and the New Old World

April 11th, 2021

1:12:12

George Skouras is the owner and winemaker at Domaine Skouras, located in the Peloponnese of Greece.


George explains how his interest in wine first developed, and discusses his time as a student, working and living in …

IDTT Wine 485: Robert Vifian and Stories from the Tan Dinh Wine Cellar

April 2nd, 2021

1:16:13

Robert Vifian is the chef and co-owner of Tan Dinh Restaurant, located in Paris, France.


Robert was born in Vietnam in 1948, and lived in Saigon (now Ho Chi Minh City) as a child, experiencing the effects of the Tet …

IDTT Wine 484: Erin Scala Looks Deep Into Lake Garda

March 28th, 2021

48:21

Erin Scala explores the long history and many recent changes in the area around Lake Garda and in the Bardolino wine zone, in the northeastern Italy.


IDTT Wine 483: Listen to Françoise Vannier and Never Look At Burgundy the Same Way Again

March 12th, 2021

1:40:02

Françoise Vannier is a geologist who has studied and mapped the vineyards of Burgundy for multiple decades. She is based in France.


Françoise …

IDTT Wine 482: Lorenzo Accomasso and Barolo from the War Until Now

February 4th, 2021

1:33:58

Lorenzo Accomasso is a vintner in the La Morra area of Italy's Piemonte region. He has been releasing Barolo and other wines under the Accomasso …

IDTT Wine 481: Wine Before and After the Genocide

June 30th, 2020

56:40

Zorik Gharibian is the founder of the Zorah winery, in the Vayots Dzor region of southern Armenia.

Zorik discusses the long history of wine production in Armenia, referencing evidence that wine was made in Armenia in the …

IDTT Wine 480: Kevin Zraly Was At the Top of the World and Then Lost Almost Everything

May 9th, 2020

1:09:35

Kevin Zraly is the author of "Kevin Zraly's Windows on the World Complete Wine Course". He is also the co-author (with Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen) of the book "Red Wine: The Comprehensive Guide to the 50 Essential …

IDTT Wine 479: Christopher Howell Doesn't Want It To Be About Him

April 16th, 2020

2:10:30

Christopher Howell is the winemaker and General Manager of the Cain Vineyard and Winery in the Napa Valley of California.

Christopher discusses his early wine tastings and home winemaking in the 1970s, and talks about …

IDTT Wine 478: Jason Lett Is Not At Peace

March 10th, 2020

1:52:55

Jason Lett is the co-owner of The Eyrie Vineyards, in the Willamette Valley of Oregon.

Jason discusses how his father, David Lett, helped transform the Willamette Valley into a growing region for Pinot Noir, acheiving …

IDTT Wine 477: Mary Ewing-Mulligan Says Intro Books Don't Sell...More Than Several Million Copies

January 18th, 2020

1:12:49

Mary Ewing-Mulligan is the President of International Wine Center, located in New York City, and a co-author of the "Wine For Dummies" books.

Mary …

IDTT Wine 476: Christophe Roumier Has A Family History Written In Wine

December 25th, 2019

1:46:26

Christophe Roumier and his family run Domaine Georges Roumier, located in the Burgundy village of Chambolle-Musigny in France.

Christophe discusses …

IDTT Wine 475: Giacomo Oddero Remembers the People Who Believed in Barolo

November 5th, 2019

59:37

Giacomo Oddero and his family operate Poderi e Cantine Oddero, in the La Morra area of the Barolo appellation in Piemonte, Italy.

Giacomo, who was …

IDTT Wine 474: Rod Berglund Is Not Just A Swan Clone

October 1st, 2019

1:10:33

Rod Berglund and his family own Joseph Swan Vineyards in Sonoma County, California, where Rod is also the winemaker.

Rod explains how he first became interested in wine, and what led him to found his own winery in the …

IDTT Wine 473: Tomoko Kuriyama Explains the Burgundy Mindset

September 12th, 2019

1:20:40

Tomoko Kuriyama is a partner in Chanterêves, a micro-négociant based in Burgundy, which she runs with her husband Guillaume Bott.

Tomoko spent over a decade working in wineries in Germany, then moved to Burgundy in …

IDTT Wine 472: Anthony Hanson Washed Burgundy's Dirty Laundry

August 31st, 2019

1:19:50

Anthony Hanson wrote the book "Burgundy," which was originally published in 1982, and then subsequently revised by him for another edition published …

IDTT Wine 471: Jeff Kellogg Enters the Other Side of the Wine Business

August 6th, 2019

58:58

Jeff Kellogg is the co-founder of Kellogg Selections, a wine distributor in North Carolina. Jeff is a former sommelier, who previously appeared in …

IDTT Wine 470: Jacques Seysses Knew It Would Never Be Worse Than 68

July 23rd, 2019

1:06:35

Jacques Seysses is the founder of Domaine Dujac, based in the Burgundy village of Morey-Saint-Denis in France.

Jacques recounts how he became interested in wine, and what led him to purchase a domaine in Burgundy in the …

IDTT Wine 469: Mimi Casteel Thinks Your Sustainability Sucks. Try Again.

July 10th, 2019

1:52:40

Mimi Casteel is the owner of the Hope Well Vineyard, in the Willamette Valley of Oregon.

Her family owns the Bethel Heights Vineyard, also in Oregon. …

IDTT Wine 468: David Ramey and the Evolution of Chardonnay

July 1st, 2019

1:02:19

David Ramey is the founder and co-owner of Ramey Wine Cellars and Sidebar Cellars, both based in Sonoma County, California.

David shares his career path in California wineries from Simi, to Matanzas Creek, Chalk Hill, …

IDTT Wine 467: Benjamin Leroux Explains How Winemaking in Burgundy Has Changed and Why It Will Change Again

June 17th, 2019

1:47:10

Benjamin Leroux is the proprietor of the Benjamin Leroux winery located in the town of Beaune, in the Burgundy region of France.

Benjamin explains how although his family was not in the wine business, he found himself …

IDTT Wine 466: Joe Rochioli Jr Built a House for Pinot Noir

May 4th, 2019

59:18

Joe Rochioli, Jr. owns the J. Rochioli Vineyards and Winery in California with his son Tom Rochioli and his family.

Joe describes the events on the …

IDTT Wine 465: Ken Wright Went Looking for Aroma

April 20th, 2019

1:17:09

Ken Wright is the founder and winemaker of Ken Wright Cellars, based in Carlton, Oregon.

Ken discusses his work with Dick Graff in the 1970s, and then explains why he decided to move from California to Oregon in the …

IDTT Wine 464: Russell Hone and the Killer Wine Tasting

April 11th, 2019

1:03:53

Russell Hone lives and works in Burgundy, France with his wife Becky Wasserman.

Russell is one of the wine world's great characters, and this …

IDTT Wine 463: Brenna Quigley and the School of Hard Rocks

March 25th, 2019

1:18:46

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

Brenna describes her unusual family …

IDTT Wine 462: David Hirsch and the Hirsch Vineyards Lighthouse

March 18th, 2019

1:31:53

David Hirsch is the owner of Hirsch Vineyards, located in the Sonoma Coast of California.

David opens up about his travels across the United States and across the world in the 1960s and 1970s, and about what led him …

IDTT Wine 461: White Burgundy Maestro Pierre Morey

March 4th, 2019

1:00:37

Pierre Morey works with his family at Domaine Pierre Morey and Maison Morey-Blanc, both based in the Burgundy village of Meursault, in France.

Pierre …

IDTT Wine 460: Joel Peterson and the Winemaking American Dream

February 7th, 2019

1:22:15

Joel Peterson is the Founder and Winemaker of the Ravenswood Winery, and the Founder and Winemaker of Once & Future Wine, both in California.

Joel describes his first moments with wine, tasting wine with his father …

IDTT Wine 459: Jasper Morris Goes Deep on the Burgundy Crus

January 12th, 2019

1:39:03

Jasper Morris is the author of the book "Inside Burgundy: The Vineyards, the Wine, & the People", as well as the website Jasper Morris Inside Burgundy.

Jasper gives both an overview of his own career as a wine …

IDTT Wine 458: Luis Seabra Opposes the Winemaking Orthodoxy

December 29th, 2018

1:46:58

Luis Seabra is the proprietor and winemaker at Luis Seabra Vinhos, producing dry wines from the Douro Valley and the Vinho Verde regions of Portugal.

Luis discusses his beginnings working as a plant specialist at an …

IDTT Wine 457: Jeanne-Marie de Champs Does Not Follow the Trends

November 25th, 2018

1:05:11

Jeanne-Marie de Champs is the proprietor of Domaines et Saveurs Collection, an exporter of Burgundy and other wines from France. She is based in …

IDTT Wine 456: Ehren Jordan Has Eyes for Oregon

October 19th, 2018

1:36:53

Ehren Jordan is the proprietor of the Failla winery, which specializes in Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Syrah from California and now also Oregon. Ehren is also the owner of the Day wine label, working with Zinfandel.

IDTT Wine 455: Jean-Pierre de Smet and the Burgundy Community

August 9th, 2018

1:04:53

Jean-Pierre de Smet was a co-founder and partner in Domaine de l'Arlot, the winery based in the Nuits-Saint-Georges appellation. Jean-Pierre retired from l'Arlot in 2007, and has since that time been helping his friend …

IDTT Wine 454: Blending for Beauty with Maggie Harrison

July 6th, 2018

1:11:51

Maggie Harrison is a partner in the Antica Terra winery in the Willamette Valley of Oregon, where she is also the winemaker. Maggie also makes the Lillian wines from California fruit.

Maggie discusses her first winery …

IDTT Wine 453: Esther Mobley Looks Through the Lens of Wine

June 22nd, 2018

1:02:33

Esther Mobley is the wine writer for the "San Francisco Chronicle."

Esther talks about her previous work at "Wine Spectator" magazine, how her …

IDTT Wine 452: Louis-Benoit Desvignes and the Challenge of Finding Who You Are with Wine

June 4th, 2018

1:06:15

Louis-Benoit Desvignes and his sister Claude-Emmanuelle Desvignes work together at Domaine Louis-Claude Desvignes in Morgon, in the Beaujolais area …

IDTT Wine 451: The Aligoté Thread

April 28th, 2018

47:48

Erin Scala speaks with Burgundy vigneron devoted to the Aligoté grape variety and explores the challenges and rewards associated with Aligoté today.

Erin narrates a tour of Burgundy cellars and vineyards, piecing …

IDTT Wine 450: António Maçanita on the Past and Future of Portuguese Wine

April 11th, 2018

1:00:00

António Maçanita is involved with several wine projects throughout Portugal, including Fitapreta in the Alentejo, Maçanita Vinhos in the Douro …

IDTT Wine 449: Training to Be the World's Best Sommelier with Arvid Rosengren

April 2nd, 2018

54:22

Arvid Rosengren is the Wine Director of Legacy Records, the restaurant in Manhattan. He won the World's Best Sommelier title in 2016.

Arvid shares his …

IDTT Wine 448: Lee Hudson's Grape Guide

March 20th, 2018

56:19

Lee Hudson is the owner of Hudson Ranch and Vineyards, in California's Carneros district.

Lee recalls his early days in Texas and in France, as well as the experience of working the 1975 harvest in Burgundy at Domaine …

IDTT Wine 447: Sommelier to Self-Employed: A How-To Guide from Will Predhomme

March 13th, 2018

51:41

Will Predhomme operates Predhomme, Inc. a wine communications firm based in Toronto, Canada. He is also a partner in Pearce Predhomme, a wine label sourcing wines from Oregon and South Africa.

Will traces his history …

IDTT Wine 446: James Conaway is a Moralist in the Valley

March 7th, 2018

57:51

James Conaway is the author of "Napa: The Story of an American Eden," "The Far Side of Eden: New Money, Old Land, and the Battle for Napa Valley," and "Napa at Last Light: America's Eden in an Age of Calamity," a …

IDTT Wine 445: Reinventing the Cork with Dominique Tourneix of DIAM

March 3rd, 2018

1:08:54

Dominique Tourneix is the Director General of DIAM Bouchage, a company specializing in reconstructed cork closures for wine.

Dominique discusses the …

IDTT Wine 444: Enrico Pozzesi Remembers His Friend Giulio Gambelli

February 17th, 2018

37:06

Enrico Pozzesi is the owner of Fattoria Rodano, the winery located within Castellina in Chianti, in Tuscany, Italy.

Enrico discusses his wines and vineyard property in this episode, as well as the varying conditions that …

IDTT Wine 443: Anne Parent Shares the Secret to Understanding Pommard

February 10th, 2018

35:44

Anne Parent and her sister Catherine run Domaine Parent, based in the Burgundy village of Pommard. They also control the micro-négociant known as …

IDTT Wine 442: Ray Coursen Recalls the Napa Valley of the 1980s and Before

January 20th, 2018

47:50

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 …

IDTT Wine 441: Chisa Bize Found a Family in Savigny-les-Beaune

January 14th, 2018

52:00

Chisa Bize runs Domaine Simon Bize et Fils in Burgundy's Savigny-les-Beaune.

Chisa describes her own upbringing in Tokyo, and explains how a chance meeting with Patrick Bize led her to Burgundy, where she is now in …

IDTT Wine 440: Aldo Vacca on the History and Future of Barbaresco

January 2nd, 2018

1:16:27

Aldo Vacca is the Managing Director of the Produttori del Barbaresco, in the Barbaresco zone of Italy's Piemonte region.

Aldo discusses the foundations of Barbaresco as a delimited zone, and talks about the origins of …

IDTT Wine 439: Jean Gonon on Why Every Vintage Should be Different

December 19th, 2017

1:13:17

Jean Gonon works with his brother Pierre at Domaine Pierre Gonon in the Northern Rhône Valley of France, within the Saint-Joseph appellation.

Jean speaks about the importance of farming, vine selection, and constant care …

IDTT Wine 438: Five Decades of Burgundy with Dominique Lafon

December 12th, 2017

1:40:45

Dominique Lafon is the Managing Director of Domaine des Comtes Lafon, with cellars in the Burgundy village of Meursault. Dominique also founded the …

IDTT Wine 437: Drinking with the Minotaur

December 8th, 2017

45:04

Erin Scala explores the renaissance of winemaking happening today on the Greek island of Crete.

Erin narrates a tour through the Crete wine regions near the towns of Heraklion, Chania, and Sitia, and gets answers about …

IDTT Wine 436: Patrick Comiskey on the High Highs and Market Lows of American Syrah

November 25th, 2017

51:11

Patrick Comiskey is a wine writer for "Wine & Spirits" Magazine as well as the "Los Angeles Times." He is also the author of the book "American Rhône: How Maverick Winemakers Changed the Way Americans Drink."

Patrick …

IDTT Wine 435: Samuel Guibert on the Unique Blend of Mas de Daumas Gassac

November 12th, 2017

1:05:18

Samuel Guibert is a co-owner and winemaker at the Mas de Daumas Gassac winery, in the Languedoc region of France.

Samuel goes into detail about the unusual red and white wines of Mas de Daumas Gassac, a winery that …

IDTT Wine 434: The Transformation of Lodovico Antinori

November 11th, 2017

1:01:44

Lodovico Antinori is a partner in Tenuta di Biserno, in the Maremma area of Tuscany, and was the founder of Ornellaia in Bolgheri. He is also a …

IDTT Wine 433: Peter Liem's Insider Guide to Champagne

October 15th, 2017

1:07:19

Peter Liem is the publisher of ChampagneGuide.net, as well as the author of the book "Champagne: The Essential Guide to the Wines, Producers, and Terroirs of the Iconic Region."

Peter Liem returns to the show for an …

IDTT Wine 432: Doug Frost is a Double Master

October 8th, 2017

1:21:30

Doug Frost is both a Master Sommelier and a Master of Wine, who resides in Kansas City, Missouri. Doug does wine and spirits consulting in a range of …

IDTT Wine 431: Victor Hazan and the Problem of Italian Wine

September 29th, 2017

52:17

Victor Hazan wrote the book "Italian Wine", which was published in 1982. He also co-wrote several Italian cookbooks with his wife, the late Marcella Hazan.

Victor Hazan speaks about his lifelong search for authentic …

IDTT Wine 430: Becky Wasserman-Hone Gives a Burgundy Tour

September 29th, 2017

1:35:18

Becky Wasserman-Hone is the founder and co-director of Becky Wasserman & Co., an exporter of wines from Burgundy and other regions of France and Europe.

Becky looks back on her career in this interview, and talks …

IDTT Wine 429: Bill Easton Ignored the 90s Monster Wines

September 14th, 2017

47:20

Bill Easton is the proprietor and winemaker at both Easton Wines and Domaine de la Terre Rouge in Amador County, California.

Bill describes an era of post-Prohibition California winemaking that has largely disappeared, …

IDTT Wine 428: Swedish Sommelier Totte Steneby on Restaurant Success and Disaster

September 5th, 2017

1:11:10

Totte Steneby is the Beverage Manager of Portal Restaurant in Stockholm, Sweden. He is also an importer of Burgundy wine into Sweden, and a European …

IDTT Wine 427: Gianluca Garofoli on One Hundred Years of Verdicchio

August 28th, 2017

56:51

Gianluca Garofoli works with his family at the Garofoli winery, in the Marche region of Italy.

Gianluca Garofoli discusses in-depth the wine history …

IDTT Wine 426: Giampaolo Venica Remembers a Different Friuli

August 23rd, 2017

34:16

Giampaolo Venica works with his family at the Venica winery, in the Friuli region of Italy.

Giampaolo Venica describes the Friuli as a region that has …

IDTT Wine 425: Cherasco Barolo Survives Today Solely Because of Marchese Umberto Fracassi Ratti Mentone

August 17th, 2017

24:51

Marchese Umberto Fracassi Ratti Mentone is the sole producer of a Barolo from the Cherasco sub-zone of Italy's Piemonte region. His family has owned …

IDTT Wine 424: The Complete Stephen Brook

July 23rd, 2017

1:08:01

Stephen Brook is a prolific author of anthologies, travel books, and a wide range of wine books published over the last thirty years, including "The …

IDTT Wine 423: Elena Pantaleoni Remembers When Making Natural Wine Felt Lonely

June 17th, 2017

1:08:42

Elena Pantaleoni is the proprietor of the La Stoppa winery in Italy's Emilia.

Elena Pantaleoni was pulling out international grape varieties from her …

IDTT Wine 422: Christian Moueix on 50 Years of Pomerol and Napa Valley

June 2nd, 2017

2:04:27

Christian Moueix is the president of Etablissements Jean-Pierre Moueix, based on the Right Bank of Bordeaux, France. He oversees several properties …

IDTT Wine 421: Sommelier Victoria James is a Rosé Believer

May 24th, 2017

1:05:56

Victoria James is the Wine Director of Piora restaurant, in New York City's West Village, and the co-author of "Drink Pink: A Celebration of Rosé."

Victoria discusses her shift from diner waitress to fine dining …

IDTT Wine 420: Michael Garner Remembers the Great Personalities of the Piemonte, including Giovanni Conterno, Bartolo Mascarello, and many others

May 1st, 2017

1:19:02

Michael Garner co-authored the book "Barolo: Tar and Roses - A Study of the Wines of Alba" and is writing the forthcoming "Amarone and the Fine Wines …

IDTT Wine 419: Beppe Colla is one of the Founding Fathers of Barolo

April 28th, 2017

58:28

Beppe Colla, who was born in 1930, literally defined what Barolo is today through his work at the Prunotto winery in the Piemonte of Italy.

Beppe …

IDTT Wine 418: Steven Spurrier on the Day that Changed Everything

April 20th, 2017

1:04:53

Steven Spurrier is a Consulting Editor for Decanter Magazine.

Steven is famed for conducting the "Paris Tasting" of 1976, wherein wines from …

IDTT Wine 417: Mapmaker Alessandro Masnaghetti Studies the Borders Between Wine Cultures

April 17th, 2017

1:25:56

Alessandro Masnaghetti is the editor of Enogea, a wine newsletter that has published several groundbreaking maps of wine regions.

Alessandro discusses how he went from nuclear engineer to mapman, and the influence that …

IDTT Wine 416: 100% Whole Cluster

April 8th, 2017

45:35

Erin Scala delves into the evolving conversation around whole cluster, one of the biggest questions in winemaking. One hundred percent whole …

IDTT Wine 415: Frederic Lafarge Shares the Family Secrets to Making Great Burgundy

March 26th, 2017

58:07

Frederic Lafarge operates Domaine Michel Lafarge with his family, with cellars located in the Burgundian town of Volnay, in France. Frederic and his …

IDTT Wine 414: Randall Restiano Shares Strategies for Buying Wine

March 14th, 2017

1:10:22

At the time of this interview, Randall Restiano was the Wine Director of the Eli Zabar restaurant group as well as the Eli's List retail shop in Manhattan.

Randall Restiano discusses wine buying strategies for …

IDTT Wine 413: Patricio Tapia on the New Generation of Wine in Chile, Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil

March 11th, 2017

1:02:56

Patricio Tapia is the author of the "Descorchados" wine guide to South America. He is also a Senior Correspondent for "Wine & Spirits" Magazine, responsible for covering the wines of Argentina, Chile, and Spain.

IDTT Wine 412: Marika Vida-Arnold Balances Being Mom with Being a Somm

March 6th, 2017

56:13

Marika Vida-Arnold is the Wine Director of the Ritz-Carlton Central Park New York City and also has her own consulting business, Vida et Fils.

Marika …

IDTT Wine 411: Arnaud Lambert

March 4th, 2017

1:00:08

Arnaud Lambert manages Chateau de Breze and Domaine de Saint-Just in the Loire Valley of France.

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IDTT Wine 410: Philippe Newlin

February 22nd, 2017

1:04:35

Philippe Newlin is Head of Duclot La Vinicole USA, the importer and distributor of Bordeaux wines from France.

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IDTT Wine 409: Rhone Grape Varieties Throughout California

February 20th, 2017

36:28

Erin Scala takes a tour of Syrah and Grenache vineyards throughout California, and talks with winemakers working with Rhone grape varieties in that …

IDTT Wine 408: Fred Merwarth

February 19th, 2017

1:06:00

Fred Merwarth is the winemaker and vineyard manager at Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard, a winery and vine nursery in the Finger Lakes of New York State …

IDTT Wine 407: Larry Stone

February 15th, 2017

1:14:21

Larry Stone returns to the show to speak about his Lingua Franca winery and LS Vineyards, both located in Oregon.

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IDTT Wine 406: Stefano Almondo

February 12th, 2017

42:38

Stefano Almondo works with his family at Giovanni Almondo, a producer in the Roero zone of Italy's Piemonte.

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IDTT Wine 405: Frederic Mugnier

February 11th, 2017

1:11:16

Frederic Mugnier is the proprietor of Domaine Jacques-Frederic Mugnier, located in the Burgundy village of Chambolle-Musigny, in France.

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IDTT Wine 404: Ehren Jordan

January 31st, 2017

2:01:51

Ehren Jordan is the proprietor of the Failla winery, located in St. Helena, California.

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IDTT Wine 403: Heidi Schrock

January 28th, 2017

55:48

Heidi Schrock runs the Heidi Schrock winery with her family in Rust, within Austria.

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IDTT Wine 402: Bill Nesto and Frances Di Savino

January 24th, 2017

1:14:17

Bill Nesto and Frances Di Savino are co-authors of "The World of Sicilian Wine," as well as "Chianti Classico: The Search for Tuscany's Noblest Wine."

IDTT Wine 401: Dangerous Drinking Between Erdogan and ISIS in Turkey

January 18th, 2017

45:33

Katie Parla returns to I'll Drink to That! to discuss the situation for wine and other alcoholic beverages in Turkey today.

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IDTT Wine 400: Favorite Episodes

January 13th, 2017

35:51

Regular listeners of I'll Drink to That! discuss some of their favorite episodes, and Erin Scala tracks down signature clips from those interviews.

IDTT Wine 399: Erwan Faiveley

January 8th, 2017

44:17

Erwan Faiveley runs Domaine Faiveley as well as Maison Joseph Faiveley, both based in the town of Nuits-Saint-Georges in Burgundy, France. He also …

IDTT Wine 398: Aldo Vaira

December 30th, 2016

1:01:16

Aldo Vaira, together with his family, runs the G.D. Vajra winery in Piemonte's Barolo zone.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala takes a look at grape …

IDTT Wine 397: David White

December 18th, 2016

1:13:32

David White is the founder of the website Terroirist.com and the author of the book "But First, Champagne: A Modern Guide to the World's Favorite …

IDTT Wine 396: Hardy Wallace

December 14th, 2016

1:16:23

Hardy Wallace returns to the show to discuss his work for Dirty & Rowdy in California, as well as his new side project, called Clothing Optional.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala gives a contemporary survey of the …

IDTT Wine 395: Cristiana Tiberio

December 14th, 2016

1:09:20

Cristiana Tiberio works with her family at the Tiberio winery in Abruzzo, Italy.

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IDTT Wine 394: Clement Baraut

December 7th, 2016

1:26:47

Clement Baraut was a longtime consultant in the Loire Valley of France before starting Domaine Clement Baraut to pursue Savennieres and Grolleau …

IDTT Wine 393: Haley Moore

November 5th, 2016

34:42

At the time of this interview, Haley Moore was Wine & Spirits Director of the Stock & Bones Company, a group of restaurants located in San …

IDTT Wine 392: Isabelle Legeron

November 5th, 2016

1:12:05

Isabelle Legeron is the author of the book "Natural Wine: An Introduction to Organic and Biodynamic Wines Made Naturally," and the founder of the RAW …

IDTT Wine 391: Vittorio Fiore

November 3rd, 2016

48:38

Vittorio Fiore and his family own the Poggio Scalette winery in Tuscany as well as Castelluccio in Romagna, Italy.

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IDTT Wine 390: Ben Howkins

November 1st, 2016

1:00:51

Ben Howkins is a founding director of the Royal Tokaji Wine Company in Hungary.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala discusses Tokaji wines.

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IDTT Wine 389: Corrado Dottori

October 29th, 2016

56:57

Corrado Dottori and his family run the La Distesa winery in the Marche of Italy.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala considers the migration of the …

IDTT Wine 388: Jane Anson

October 23rd, 2016

1:21:54

Jane Anson is the Bordeaux correspondent for "Decanter" magazine.

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IDTT Wine 387: Martina Barosio

October 19th, 2016

56:19

Martina Barosio works with her family at the Scarpa winery in Nizza Monferrato, within Italy's Piemonte region.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala …

IDTT Wine 386: Mathieu Deiss

October 17th, 2016

55:53

Mathieu Deiss works with his father at Domaine Marcel Deiss in Alsace, France.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala charts some of the history of …

IDTT Wine 385: Hugh Johnson

October 11th, 2016

1:06:46

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 …

IDTT Wine 384: Marie Vayron

October 7th, 2016

41:35

Marie Vayron is a sommelier at Le Bernardin restaurant in Manhattan. Her family owns Château Bourgneuf in the Pomerol area of Bordeaux, France.

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IDTT Wine 383: Mario Andrion

October 3rd, 2016

54:40

Mario Andrion is the enologist at Castello di Verduno, located within Piemonte's Barolo zone in the town of Verduno.

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IDTT Wine 382: Ernest Ifkovitz

September 28th, 2016

1:05:09

Ernest Ifkovitz is a partner in PortoVino, an importer of Italian wines into the United States.

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IDTT Wine 381: Cristiano Garella

September 25th, 2016

1:15:36

Cristiano Garella is a partner in the Alto Piemonte's Colombera & Garella winery, as well as a consultant for many other wineries in that region …

IDTT Wine 380: Giacomo Conterno of Poderi Aldo Conterno

September 25th, 2016

53:02

Giacomo Conterno works with his family at Poderi Aldo Conterno, a winery located in the Monforte d'Alba area of Piemonte's Barolo zone.

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IDTT Wine 379: Maria Teresa Mascarello

August 30th, 2016

1:17:19

Maria Teresa Mascarello is the proprietor of Cantina Bartolo Mascarello, in the Barolo area of Italy's Piemonte region.

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IDTT Wine 378: Marta Rinaldi

August 26th, 2016

57:50

Marta Rinaldi works with her family at the Giuseppe Rinaldi winery in the Barolo area of Italy's Piemonte.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala delves …

IDTT Wine 377: Claude de Nicolay

August 5th, 2016

36:36

Claude de Nicolay co-manages her family's Burgundy domaine, Chandon de Briailles in Savigny-lès-Beaune.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala explores the …

IDTT Wine 376: Lingzi He

August 1st, 2016

45:01

Lingzi He is a freelance journalist living in Bordeaux, who also has traveled and studied extensively in Italy.

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IDTT Wine 375: Anselmo Guerrieri Gonzaga

July 25th, 2016

47:49

Anselmo Guerrieri Gonzaga, along with his father Carlo, manages Tenuta San Leonardo, in Italy's Trentino-Alto Adige.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala explores when Cabernet might first have been brought to Italy.

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IDTT Wine 374: Marco Tinessa

July 25th, 2016

52:40

Marco Tinessa creates Ognostro by sourcing grapes from Italy's Campania. At the time of this interview, he was fermenting them on Mount Etna in …

IDTT Wine 373: Luca Currado

July 21st, 2016

50:08

Luca Currado returns to the show to discuss recent changes at the Vietti winery in the Barolo area of Piemonte, Italy.

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IDTT Wine 372: Mariel Wega

July 1st, 2016

38:56

At the time of this interview, Mariel Wega was the Wine Director of a.kitchen + bar in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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IDTT Wine 371: Abrie Beeslaar

June 29th, 2016

51:35

Abrie Beeslaar is the winemaker for Kanonkop and Beeslaar, both in the Stellenbosch of South Africa.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala explains how the threat of scurvy helped set in motion the South African wine trade.

IDTT Wine 370: Aaron Miller

June 25th, 2016

59:21

Aaron Miller is the winemaker at the PlumpJack Winery in the Napa Valley of California.

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IDTT Wine 369: Ampelio Bucci

June 23rd, 2016

47:50

Ampelio Bucci is the proprietor of the Bucci winery in the Marche of Italy.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala gives an introduction to Le Marche.

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IDTT Wine 368: Kimberly Prokoshyn

June 21st, 2016

41:05

At the time of this interview, Kimberly Prokoshyn was the Head Sommelier and wine buyer at Rebelle restaurant in Manhattan.

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IDTT Wine 367: Jean-Nicolas Méo

June 17th, 2016

1:28:19

Jean-Nicolas Méo is the proprietor of Méo-Camuzet in Burgundy, and a partner in the Nicolas-Jay winery in Oregon.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala …

IDTT Wine 366: Joy Kull

June 13th, 2016

43:51

Joy Kull is a co-owner of La Villana wines in Gradoli, Italy.

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IDTT Wine 365: Bruce Tyrrell

June 12th, 2016

59:31

Bruce Tyrrell is the Managing Director of Tyrrell's Wines, based in the Hunter Valley of Australia's New South Wales.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala …

IDTT Wine 364: Alex Sanchez

June 6th, 2016

1:10:39

Alex Sanchez works with the Brovia sisters at the Brovia family winery in the Piemonte, Italy.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala charts the rise of …

IDTT Wine 363: Danny Meyer

May 28th, 2016

1:07:38

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 …

IDTT Wine 362: Olivier Humbrecht

May 25th, 2016

1:04:53

Olivier Humbrecht is the proprietor of Zind-Humbrecht, the winery of his family in the Alsace region of France.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala talks …

IDTT Wine 361: Dan Petroski

May 24th, 2016

1:04:45

Dan Petroski is the winemaker for Larkmead and the owner of Massican, both wineries based in the Napa Valley of California.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala discusses some of the unintended consequences of Prohibition.

IDTT Wine 360: Sam Ehrlich

May 14th, 2016

1:06:52

Sam Ehrlich is the Wine Director of the Blue Ribbon Restaurant Group, based in New York City.

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IDTT Wine 359: Nicoletta Bocca

May 10th, 2016

1:14:55

Nicoletta Bocca is the proprietor of the San Fereolo winery, in the Dogliani zone of the Piemonte in Italy.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala examines …

IDTT Wine 358: Tom Peters

May 6th, 2016

55:29

Tom Peters is the proprietor of the Monk's Cafe, the Belgian beer bar in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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IDTT Wine 357: Daniel Brunier

May 4th, 2016

1:21:50

Daniel Brunier is a partner in the Vieux Télégraphe and Domaine la Roquète wineries in Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Les Pallières in Gigondas, and Château …

IDTT Wine 356: Angelo Gaja

May 2nd, 2016

1:02:50

Angelo Gaja is the proprietor, with his family, of the Gaja winery in Piemonte, as well as the Ca' Marcanda and Pieve Santa Restituta wineries in …

IDTT Wine 355: Charles Philipponnat

April 30th, 2016

53:14

Charles Philipponnat is the Director of the Philipponnat Champagne house, in the Champagne region of France.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala discusses the situation for the Champagne region during World War I.

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IDTT Wine 354: Ian D'Agata

April 24th, 2016

1:33:56

Ian D'Agata is the author of the book "Native Wine Grapes of Italy," and at the time of this interview was the Scientific Director of the Vinitaly International Academy as well as a contributor to both Vinous Media and …

IDTT Wine 353: Andy Erickson

April 22nd, 2016

1:33:13

Andy Erickson is the co-owner of Favia Wines with his wife Annie Favia, and a winemaking consultant for a number of Napa Valley wineries, including …

IDTT Wine 352: Jean-Louis Chave

April 18th, 2016

1:43:33

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 …

IDTT Wine 351: Christian Seely

April 16th, 2016

52:25

Christian Seely is the Managing Director of AXA Millésimes, the wine properties of AXA. In this interview he largely discusses Quinta do Noval, …

IDTT Wine 350: Alexandre Thienpont and François Thienpont

April 1st, 2016

45:35

Alexandre Thienpont oversees Vieux Château Certan in the Pomerol region of Bordeaux. François Thienpont is the founder of Wings, a wine trading …

IDTT Wine 349: Virginia Winemakers

March 29th, 2016

41:45

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


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IDTT Wine 348: Jay McInerney

March 28th, 2016

54:37

John Barrett "Jay" McInerney, Jr. is an American novelist and wine writer. His novels include "Bright Lights, Big City," "Brightness Falls," and "The …

IDTT Wine 347: Chris Desor

March 26th, 2016

50:22

Chris Desor is a founder and partner in Verity Wine Partners, a wine distributor operating in New York and New Jersey.

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IDTT Wine 346: Jeffrey Patterson

March 24th, 2016

1:16:29

Jeffrey Patterson is the winemaker for Mount Eden Vineyards and Domaine Eden in California's Santa Cruz Mountains, wineries which he also co-owns with his wife Ellie Patterson.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala discusses …

IDTT Wine 345: Dick Grace

March 12th, 2016

1:02:17

At the time of this interview, Dick Grace was the proprietor with his family of Grace Family Vineyards in Napa Valley, California.

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IDTT Wine 344: Bianca Miraglia

March 8th, 2016

56:35

Bianca Miraglia returns to the show. Bianca is the owner of Uncouth Vermouth, and a co-founder of Sensitive Cleaners, both based in New York.

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IDTT Wine 343: Kevin Pike

March 5th, 2016

59:04

Kevin Pike returns to the show, this time to speak about his new import company, Schatzi Wines.

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IDTT Wine 342: Luca Currado Vietti

February 29th, 2016

1:39:35

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 …

IDTT Wine 341: Jacques Lardière

February 26th, 2016

43:46

Jacques Lardière retired from his role as Technical Director of Maison Louis Jadot in Burgundy in 2012, a job he had started in 1970. He now oversees …

IDTT Wine 340: Eugenio Jardim

February 24th, 2016

45:01

Eugenio Jardim was a longtime sommelier in California, at Jardinière, and is now US Ambassador for the Wines of Portugal. 

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IDTT Wine 339: Adrian Bridge

February 20th, 2016

50:28

Adrian Bridge is the Chief Executive Officer of The Fladgate Partnership, encompassing the Taylor Fladgate, Fonseca, and Croft Port brands from Portugal.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala discusses how the reign of …

IDTT Wine 338: Ronnie Sanders

February 18th, 2016

50:25

Ronnie Sanders is the President and Founder of Vine Street Imports, a wine importer and distributor.

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IDTT Wine 337: John Lockwood

February 16th, 2016

57:19

John Lockwood is the owner and winemaker of Enfield Wine Co., a California winery.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala recounts the history of …

IDTT Wine 336: Cedric Nicaise

February 5th, 2016

51:38

Cedric Nicaise is the Wine Director of Eleven Madison Park, a restaurant in Manhattan.

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IDTT Wine 335: Brad Hickey

February 2nd, 2016

1:04:35

Brad Hickey is the winemaker at Brash Higgins, a winery in Australia's McLaren Vale.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala explores the McLaren Vale.

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IDTT Wine 334: Paul Roberts

January 30th, 2016

1:18:30

Paul Roberts is the Chief Operating Officer of Colgin Cellars, in the Napa Valley of California.

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IDTT Wine 333: Vicente Dalmau Cebrián-Sagarriga

January 27th, 2016

55:05

Vicente Dalmau Cebrián-Sagarriga is the proprietor of Bodegas Marqués de Murrieta in Rioja and Pazo de Barrantes in Galicia, Spain.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala explores the relationship of oak barrels and Rioja wine.

IDTT Wine 332: Paul Grieco

January 22nd, 2016

1:49:24

Paul Grieco is the proprietor of Terroir, in the Tribeca neighborhood of Manhattan.  

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IDTT Wine 331: Greg Harrington

January 20th, 2016

1:56:41

Greg Harrington is the winemaker at Gramercy Cellars, the winery he owns with his wife in Washington State.

NOTE: Several years after this interview was recorded, in the fall of 2020 Greg Harrington was suspended from …

IDTT Wine 330: Martha Stoumen

January 15th, 2016

57:21

Martha Stoumen is a member of The Living Wines Collective, a winemaking cooperative in California.

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IDTT Wine 329: Ricardo Freitas

January 12th, 2016

55:22

Ricardo Freitas oversees the winemaking for the Barbeito winery on the Portuguese island of Madeira.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala takes a look at …

IDTT Wine 328: Paul Einbund

January 7th, 2016

1:08:17

Paul Einbund is Beverage Director for the restaurants Frances and Octavia, both in San Francisco. 

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IDTT Wine 327: John Kongsgaard

January 5th, 2016

1:40:15

John Kongsgaard is the proprietor of the Kongsgaard winery in Napa Valley, which he runs with his wife Maggy and his son Alex.

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IDTT Wine 326: Bernard Portet

December 31st, 2015

54:56

Bernard Portet co-founded Clos Du Val in the Napa Valley of California, where he served as winemaker. He left that winery in 2010.

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IDTT Wine 325: Jean-Baptiste Lecaillon

December 29th, 2015

1:13:33

Jean-Baptiste Lecaillon is Executive Vice President of the Roederer properties and Chef de Caves at Champagne Louis Roederer.

Also in this episode, …

IDTT Wine 324: Gregory Dal Piaz

December 24th, 2015

59:31

Gregory Dal Piaz has been preparing a book about the Chianti wines of Tuscany in Italy.

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IDTT Wine 323: Olivier Collin

December 22nd, 2015

49:51

Olivier Collin runs the Ulysse Collin domaine in the Champagne region of France.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala explores the Côte de Sézanne.

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IDTT Wine 322: Michael McCaulley

December 18th, 2015

44:17

Michael McCaulley is Beverage Director and Partner in the Tria restaurants in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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IDTT Wine 321: Sashi Moorman

December 16th, 2015

1:40:26

Sashi Moorman works as winemaker for several American wineries, including Sandhi, Domaine de la Côte, Pence, Stolpman Vineyards, and Piedrasassi in …

IDTT Wine 320: Benjamin Lewin

December 11th, 2015

57:55

Benjamin Lewin is the author of several wine related books, including "Wines of France: A Guide to 500 Leading Vineyards."

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IDTT Wine 319: Eric de Saint Victor

December 8th, 2015

1:00:28

Eric de Saint Victor oversees Château de Pibarnon in the Bandol appellation of France.

Eric discusses his parent's purchase of Château de Pibarnon in …

IDTT Wine 318: Salvino Benanti

December 1st, 2015

35:07

Salvino Benanti works with his family at the Benanti winery on Sicily's Mount Etna.

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IDTT Wine 317: Andrew McNamara

November 27th, 2015

1:37:27

Andrew McNamara is the Director of Fine Wine for Premier Beverage in Florida. At the time of this interview, he was also the Chairman of the Court of …

IDTT Wine 316: Bruce Neyers

November 24th, 2015

1:07:12

Bruce Neyers of Neyers Vineyards winery in California returns to the show.

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IDTT Wine 315: Karen MacNeil

November 22nd, 2015

1:00:51

Karen MacNeil is the author of "The Wine Bible," which has been rewritten for a second edition.

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IDTT Wine 314: CP Lin

November 20th, 2015

43:48

CP Lin is the winemaker behind Erewhon, a New Zealand Pinot Noir.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala discusses New Zealand's South Island.

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IDTT Wine 313: Bob Cabral

November 18th, 2015

1:22:32

Bob Cabral is the winemaker at Three Sticks Wines in Sonoma, California. Prior to that job, he worked as a winemaker at Williams Selyem.

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IDTT Wine 312: Bernhard Stadlmann

November 18th, 2015

28:54

Bernhard Stadlmann works with his family at Weingut Stadlmann, their winery in Austria's Thermenregion.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala talks about the surprising early success of Rotgipfler in export markets.

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IDTT Wine 311: Suzanne Mustacich

November 14th, 2015

1:16:34

Suzanne Mustacich is the author of the book "Thirsty Dragon: China's Lust for Bordeaux and the Threat to the World's Best Wines." 

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IDTT Wine 310: João Nicolau de Almeida

November 13th, 2015

1:09:54

As João Nicolau de Almeida prepares to retire after a long career at Ramos Pinto in Portugal's Douro Valley, he sits down for an interview.

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IDTT Wine 309: Carole Meredith

November 10th, 2015

1:22:15

Carole Meredith is Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Davis, where she specialized in grape genetics within the Department of …

IDTT Wine 308: Dorothy Tchelistcheff

November 9th, 2015

46:30

Dorothy Tchelistcheff is the widow of winemaker André Tchelistcheff.

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IDTT Wine 307: Kelli White

October 30th, 2015

1:02:15

Kelli White is the author of the book "Napa Valley, Then and Now." At the time of this interview, she was also a sommelier at Press Restaurant in St. …

IDTT Wine 306: David Gordon

October 23rd, 2015

1:05:32

David Gordon is the Wine Director of Tribeca Grill, in Manhattan.

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IDTT Wine 305: Andrea Boscu Bianchi Bandinelli

October 21st, 2015

59:03

Andrea Boscu Bianchi Bandinelli is the proprietor, with his brother, of Villa di Geggiano in the Chianti Classico zone of Tuscany, Italy.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala charts the changes in the makeup of Chianti wine …

IDTT Wine 304: Tara Q. Thomas

October 16th, 2015

54:00

Tara Q. Thomas is the Executive Editor of "Wine & Spirits" Magazine.

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IDTT Wine 303: María José López de Heredia

October 14th, 2015

1:10:57

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

Also in this episode, Erin Scala talks Rioja.

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IDTT Wine 302: Richard Betts

October 9th, 2015

1:22:46

Richard Betts returns to the show for a discussion of his scratch & sniff books on wine and whiskey, as well as other projects.

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IDTT Wine 301: Jeffrey Grosset

October 6th, 2015

1:10:14

Jeffrey Grosset is the founder and winemaker of Grosset Wines in Australia's Clare Valley.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala discusses trying to find …

IDTT Wine 300: Robert Bohr

October 1st, 2015

1:07:26

At the time of this interview, Robert Bohr was a partner in Charlie Bird restaurant in Manhattan, as well as the King Street Sommeliers consulting …

IDTT Wine 299: Salvatore Geraci

September 29th, 2015

45:55

Salvatore Geraci is the proprietor of the Palari winery, on Sicily in Italy.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala looks back to the myth and history of …

IDTT Wine 298: Guy Stout

September 25th, 2015

40:54

Guy Stout is a grape grower and member of the Glazer's Distribution team in Texas.

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IDTT Wine 297: Craig Collins

September 22nd, 2015

50:23

Craig Collins is the Beverage Director of the ELM Restaurant Group in Austin, Texas.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala checks out the Texas wine …

IDTT Wine 296: Carenn Jackson

September 19th, 2015

1:00:09

At the time of this interview, Carenn Jackson was working for Glazer's Distributors in Austin, Texas.

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IDTT Wine 295: Chad Carey

September 15th, 2015

1:00:46

Chad Carey is a co-owner of restaurants The Monterey, Hot Joy, and Barbaro, all in San Antonio, Texas.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala discusses …

IDTT Wine 294: Devon Broglie

September 2nd, 2015

59:54

At the time of this interview, Devon Broglie was the Associate Global Beverage Buyer for Whole Foods Market. He is based in Austin, Texas.

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IDTT Wine 293: David Keck

September 2nd, 2015

1:07:42

At the time of this interview, David Keck was the wine buyer for The Camerata at Paulie's in Houston, Texas.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala notes …

IDTT Wine 292: June Rodil

September 2nd, 2015

1:10:30

June Rodil is Beverage Director of the McGuire Moorman Hospitality Group in Austin, Texas.

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IDTT Wine 291: Philippe Guigal

September 2nd, 2015

1:05:27

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 …

IDTT Wine 290: Christy Canterbury

August 28th, 2015

1:04:06

Christy Canterbury is a wine writer, wine competition judge, and frequent speaker on wine topics around the world.

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IDTT Wine 289: Danilo Nada

August 25th, 2015

50:21

Danilo Nada works with his family at Nada Fiorenzo, their winery in the Treiso area of Piemonte's Barbaresco zone.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala …

IDTT Wine 288: Karl duHoffmann

August 21st, 2015

1:17:40

Karl duHoffmann is the Northeast Brand Development Manager for Anchor Brewers and Distillers, as well as a partner in Orchard Hill Cider Mill in New …

IDTT Wine 287: Antonio Flores

August 18th, 2015

1:02:50

Antonio Flores is the chief oenologist and master blender of sherry at González Byass, in the Jerez region of Spain.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala …

IDTT Wine 286: Summer Wolff

August 14th, 2015

47:08

Summer Wolff is the founder and European Portfolio Manager of Indie Wineries, a wine import company.

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IDTT Wine 285: Gerhard Kracher

August 12th, 2015

50:59

Gerhard Kracher manages his family wine estate in Austria's Burgenland, and is also a partner with Aldo Sohm in a project specializing in Grüner Veltliner from the Weinviertel.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala discusses …

IDTT Wine 284: John Slover

August 6th, 2015

1:01:55

John Slover is a longtime sommelier who now devotes most of his time to private consulting in the New York area.

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IDTT Wine 283: Bruno Borie

August 4th, 2015

1:01:23

Bruno Borie is the proprietor of Château Ducru-Beaucaillou, in the Saint-Julien commune of Bordeaux.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala gives the 1855 …

IDTT Wine 282: Leonardo LoCascio

July 31st, 2015

1:13:01

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

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IDTT Wine 281: Kareem Massoud

July 28th, 2015

1:01:17

Kareem Massoud works with his family at Paumanok Vineyards on the North Fork of Long Island, New York.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala charts the …

IDTT Wine 280: Ryan Looper

July 24th, 2015

1:05:11

At the time of this interview, Ryan Looper was a sales representative for T. Edward wines.

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IDTT Wine 279: Leo Alzinger

July 21st, 2015

45:30

Leo Alzinger, Jr. works with his family at the Alzinger winery in Austria's Wachau.

Leo Alzinger discusses the key vineyard holdings of the family, as …

IDTT Wine 278: Monica Samuels

July 17th, 2015

1:10:00

Monica Samuels is the National Sake Sales Manager for Vine Connections, a wine and sake importer.

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IDTT Wine 277: Alister Purbrick

July 14th, 2015

1:11:50

Alister Purbrick is CEO of Tahbilk, in Australia's Victoria region.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala recounts the history of Australian wine.

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IDTT Wine 276: Ryan Mills-Knapp

July 10th, 2015

1:00:46

At the time of this interview, Ryan Mills-Knapp was the Beverage Director of Le District, in lower Manhattan.

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IDTT Wine 275: Yiannis Paraskevopoulos

July 7th, 2015

1:16:20

Yiannis Paraskevopoulos is a cofounder and owner of Gaia Wines in Greece, producing wines in Nemea and on Santorini. He is also a professor of …

IDTT Wine 274: Andrea Fassone

July 2nd, 2015

54:38

Andrea Fassone is the founder and owner of Enotria Wine Imports, a wine importer based in New York.

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IDTT Wine 273: Megan Glaab

June 30th, 2015

52:35

Megan Glaab and her husband Ryan are the founding partners of Ryme Cellars, in California.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala discusses the Italian …

IDTT Wine 272: Bill Short

June 26th, 2015

42:45

Bill Short is a Regional Manager for Dreyfus, Ashby & Co in New York.

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IDTT Wine 271: Giusto Occhipinti

June 23rd, 2015

59:48

Giusto Occhipinti is one of the founding partners of the COS winery in Sicily, Italy.

Martha Stoumen translates for Giusto.

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IDTT Wine 270: Charles Curtis

June 18th, 2015

50:36

Charles Curtis is the author and publisher of the book "The Original Grand Crus of Burgundy."

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IDTT Wine 269: Christopher Bates

June 16th, 2015

1:05:36

Christopher Bates is the owner and winemaker at Element Winery in New York's Finger Lakes area, as well as the chef of the FLX Wienery restaurant.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala gives a history of wine production in …

IDTT Wine 268: Karen King

June 12th, 2015

53:13

Karen King is a Director of On Premise Development for the Winebow Group.

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IDTT Wine 267: Ivan Rapuzzi

June 9th, 2015

58:24

Ivan Rapuzzi works at the winery of his family, Ronchi di Cialla, in the Friuli region of Italy.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala recounts the history …

IDTT Wine 266: Ray Isle

June 4th, 2015

57:42

Ray Isle is the Executive Wine Editor of "Food & Wine" magazine.

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IDTT Wine 265: Graham Tatomer

June 2nd, 2015

1:13:13

Graham Tatomer is the winemaker and owner of the Tatomer winery, based in California's Santa Barbara County.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala explores …

IDTT Wine 264: Justin Berlin

May 28th, 2015

1:21:23

Justin Berlin is a founding partner of Spanish Wine Exclusives, a Spanish wine importer.

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IDTT Wine 263: Federico Scarzello

May 26th, 2015

1:17:17

Federico Scarzello is the winemaker at his family's winery, called Scarzello, in Piemonte's Barolo zone.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala leads an …

IDTT Wine 262: Levi Dalton

May 21st, 2015

1:31:28

Steve Wildy, formerly of the Vetri Family Restaurants, returns to the show to interview Levi Dalton as I'll Drink to That! turns three years old.

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IDTT Wine 261: Michael Cruse

May 19th, 2015

1:05:54

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

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

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IDTT Wine 260: Tyler Colman

May 15th, 2015

43:37

Tyler Colman has written a long running wine blog as Dr. Vino, and has also authored two books on wine, "Wine Politics: How Governments, …

IDTT Wine 259: Carl von Schubert

May 12th, 2015

1:01:24

Carl von Schubert is the owner of the Maximin Grünhaus estate in Germany's Ruwer Valley.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala talks Riesling. 

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IDTT Wine 258: Jean-Louis Trapet

May 5th, 2015

1:14:20

Jean-Louis Trapet and his family run Trapet Pere et Fils in Burgundy, and Domaine Trapet in Alsace.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala recounts the …

IDTT Wine 257: Hans Reisetbauer

April 28th, 2015

1:10:51

Hans Reisetbauer is a distiller working in Austria.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala discusses the attributes of alchemy.

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IDTT Wine 256: Beth von Benz

April 24th, 2015

1:02:24

Beth von Benz works as a wine consultant at her company, MVB Consulting.

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IDTT Wine 255: Florent Plageoles

April 21st, 2015

49:52

Florent Plageoles makes wine with his family at Domaine Plageoles, in southwestern France.

Also in the episode, Erin Scala traces the history of the …

IDTT Wine 254: James Tidwell

April 18th, 2015

1:05:14

James Tidwell is the Beverage Director of the Four Seasons Resort and Club in Irving, Texas, and also a cofounder of the TEXSOM wine conference.

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IDTT Wine 253: Hanno Zilliken

April 15th, 2015

1:07:32

Hans-Joachim "Hanno" Zilliken is the proprietor with his family of Weingut Zilliken - Forstmeister Geltz, in Germany's Saar region.

Also in this …

IDTT Wine 252: Jack Mason

April 10th, 2015

1:06:49

At the time of this interview, Jack Mason was the Wine Director of Marta Restaurant in Manhattan.

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IDTT Wine 251: Cathy Corison

April 7th, 2015

1:04:28

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

Also in this episode, Erin Scala discusses the important …

IDTT Wine 250: David Beckwith

April 4th, 2015

50:14

David Beckwith is a partner in Grand Cru Wine Consulting and in the restaurant wine app pickabottle.

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IDTT Wine 249: Michel Lafarge

March 31st, 2015

1:20:02

Michel Lafarge is the namesake of Domaine Michel Lafarge in Volnay, a producer of white and red Burgundy. Daniel Johnnes joins to translate for …

IDTT Wine 248: Aubert de Villaine

March 24th, 2015

1:07:09

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 …

IDTT Wine 247: Mitja Sirk

March 6th, 2015

1:00:10

Mitja Sirk works with wine at La Subida, the restaurant his family runs in Italy's Friuli region.

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IDTT Wine 246: Fabio Alessandria

March 3rd, 2015

1:14:42

Fabio Alessandria of G.B. Burlotto returns to the show for an in-depth discussion about his work at the winery in Italy's Piemonte region.

Also in …

IDTT Wine 245: Josko Gravner

February 24th, 2015

1:02:19

Josko Gravner produces wine from Friuli in northern Italy and from Slovenia. He is joined by his daughter Mateja Gravner, who acts as translator for …

IDTT Wine 244: Elin McCoy

February 17th, 2015

1:29:59

Elin McCoy is a wine and spirits columnist for "Bloomberg News" and a contributor to other publications, including "Zester Daily." She also authored …

IDTT Wine 243: Robert Kacher

February 13th, 2015

1:00:19

Robert Kacher is the founder of Robert Kacher Selections, a wine import company with a focus on French wines.

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IDTT Wine 242: Frédéric Barnier

February 10th, 2015

1:09:08

Frédéric Barnier is the Technical Director of Maison Louis Jadot, in Burgundy.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala talks Valentine's wine.

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IDTT Wine 241: Amanda Smeltz

February 6th, 2015

57:52

At the time of this interview, Amanda Smeltz was the Wine Director of Roberta's Pizza and Blanca, both in the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn.

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IDTT Wine 240: Rajat Parr

February 3rd, 2015

1:09:53

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.

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IDTT Wine 239: Oz Clarke

January 30th, 2015

1:01:56

Oz Clarke is a British wine writer and television personality.

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IDTT Wine 238: Bertrand Gautherot

January 27th, 2015

1:11:34

Bertrand Gautherot is the vigneron responsible for Vouette & Sorbée, his family domaine located in the Côte des Bar area of Champagne, France.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala traces the history of the Côte des Bar.

IDTT Wine 237: Terry Theise

January 23rd, 2015

1:44:58

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

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IDTT Wine 236: Morgan Twain-Peterson

January 20th, 2015

1:49:06

Morgan Twain-Peterson is the owner and winemaker of Bedrock Wine Co. in California.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala discusses Zinfandel.

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IDTT Wine 235: Alfonso Cevola

January 17th, 2015

1:04:17

Alfonso Cevola is the Italian Wine Director for Glazer's distribution in Texas, and the author of the On the Wine Trail in Italy wine blog.

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IDTT Wine 234: Louis-Antoine Luyt

January 13th, 2015

1:10:33

Louis-Antoine Luyt is a winemaker based in Chile.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala talks teeth.

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IDTT Wine 233: Antonio Galloni

January 8th, 2015

1:46:35

Antonio Galloni of Vinous Media returns to the show.

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IDTT Wine 232: Jermaine Stone

January 6th, 2015

47:05

Jermaine Stone is the Director of Logistics at Wally's Wine Auctions.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala explores wine under the sea.

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IDTT Wine 231: Robert Mackin

January 2nd, 2015

1:08:23

Robert Mackin is the owner of wine importer and distributor Artisan Wines Inc.

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IDTT Wine 230: Jeff Kellogg

December 30th, 2014

55:39

At the time of this interview, Jeff Kellogg was the Wine Director of Maialino restaurant in Manhattan.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala looks at a part of American winemaking history that is often lost in the history …

IDTT Wine 229: Alessandro Bindocci

December 26th, 2014

39:07

Alessandro Bindocci assists with the winemaking at Tenuta Il Poggione, in the Brunello di Montalcino zone of Tuscany.

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IDTT Wine 228: Christopher Tracy

December 23rd, 2014

56:00

Christopher Tracy is the winemaker and a partner at the Channing Daughters winery, on New York's Long Island.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala takes a look at the history of wine production in New York state.

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IDTT Wine 227: Jessie Kiefer

December 19th, 2014

1:14:58

At the time of this interview, Jessie Kiefer was the General Manager and wine buyer of the wine bar Terroir Tribeca, and also a host of The Morning …

IDTT Wine 226: Margrit Mondavi

December 16th, 2014

43:33

At the time of this interview, Margrit Mondavi was Vice President of Cultural Affairs at Robert Mondavi Winery. She was married to Robert Mondavi for …

IDTT Wine 225: Giovanni Poggiali

December 12th, 2014

39:31

Giovanni Poggiali is the chief executive of Felsina, in Tuscany, Italy.

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IDTT Wine 224: Fred Loimer

December 9th, 2014

49:49

Fred Loimer, Jr. is the proprietor of Weingut Loimer and the Fred Loimer label, both based in Austria's Kamptal region.

Also in this episode, Erin …

IDTT Wine 223: Elisabetta Fagiuoli

December 5th, 2014

1:09:42

Elisabetta Fagiuoli is the proprietor of Montenidoli in Tuscany, Italy. She also founded the Sergio the Patriarch Foundation. Find more information …

IDTT Wine 222: Louis-Michel Liger-Belair

December 2nd, 2014

1:32:49

Louis-Michel Liger-Belair runs Domaine du Comte Liger-Belair, based in the Burgundy village of Vosne-Romanee.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala traces …

IDTT Wine 221: Susan Kostrzewa

November 28th, 2014

1:05:36

Susan Kostrzewa is the Executive Editor of "Wine Enthusiast" Magazine.

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IDTT Wine 220: Graeme MacDonald

November 27th, 2014

1:03:54

Graeme MacDonald is a partner in MacDonald Vineyards, in Napa Valley.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala talks turkey wines.

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IDTT Wine 219: Shelley Lindgren

November 23rd, 2014

56:43

Shelley Lindgren is a partner and Wine Director at A16 restaurant in San Francisco, SPQR, and A16 Rockridge in the East Bay.

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IDTT Wine 218: Daniel Ravier

November 20th, 2014

1:35:15

Daniel Ravier oversees the wine production at Domaine Tempier, in France's Bandol appellation.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala charts the wine route …

IDTT Wine 217: Stellios Boutaris

November 16th, 2014

37:29

Stellios Boutaris is the owner of the Kir-Yianni Estate in northwestern Greece.

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IDTT Wine 216: Victor Urrutia

November 11th, 2014

1:14:34

Victor Urrutia is the CEO of CVNE (Compañía Vinícola del Norte de España) in Rioja, Spain.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala talks old vines.

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IDTT Wine 215: Jonas Sandberg

November 11th, 2014

52:54

At the time of this interview, Jonas Sandberg was the Sommelier at Fäviken Magasinet in Sweden.

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IDTT Wine 214: James Millton

November 7th, 2014

47:50

James Millton founded The Millton Vineyards in New Zealand, which he runs today with his family and where he is the winemaker.

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IDTT Wine 213: Larry Turley

November 4th, 2014

1:12:19

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

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

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IDTT Wine 212: Thomas Duroux

October 31st, 2014

1:04:36

Thomas Duroux manages Chateau Palmer, in the Margaux appellation of Bordeaux.

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IDTT Wine 211: Izabella Zwack

October 31st, 2014

1:05:00

Izabella Zwack works for her family's distillery in Hungary, called Zwack, and also owns the Dobogo winery in Tokaj.

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IDTT Wine 210: Jerome Prevost

October 29th, 2014

1:05:20

Jerome Prevost is the winemaker of La Closerie, his winery in the Champagne region of France.

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IDTT Wine 209: Alexandre Chartogne

October 29th, 2014

1:01:35

Alexandre Chartogne makes the wines at Chartogne-Taillet, the winery of his family in Champagne, France.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala explores the …

IDTT Wine 208: Tim Mondavi

October 14th, 2014

1:14:16

Tim Mondavi is a founding partner of Continuum Estate in the Napa Valley, where he is the head winemaker.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala discusses …

IDTT Wine 207: Pedro Parra

October 12th, 2014

1:09:35

Pedro Parra is a soil specialist and winery consultant based in Chile.

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IDTT Wine 206: Mark Sayre

October 7th, 2014

59:10

Mark Sayre is the Wine Director of TRIO Restaurant in the Four Seasons Hotel in Austin, Texas.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala talks about how what preserves a wine can also become a part of what we desire a wine to be.

IDTT Wine 205: Eben Sadie

October 3rd, 2014

1:15:34

Eben Sadie is the winemaker and owner of The Sadie Family winery in South Africa's Swartland.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala digs deep into an …

IDTT Wine 204: Fernando Beteta

September 30th, 2014

1:01:42

Fernando Beteta is the Education & Social Technology Director of Tenzing Wine & Spirits, a distributor and importer based in Chicago.

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IDTT Wine 203: Nathan Adams

September 26th, 2014

45:45

Nathan Adams is the owner of Red & White Wines, a retail shop located in Chicago.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala leads a rousing show of Price …

IDTT Wine 202: Michael Davis

September 21st, 2014

41:02

Auctioneer Michael Davis is a partner in Hart Davis Hart Wine Co., the Chicago-based auctioneer and wine retailer.

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IDTT Wine 201: Liz Mendez

September 20th, 2014

1:09:36

At the time of this interview, Liz Mendez was a partner in Vera wine bar in Chicago.

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IDTT Wine 200: Jeremy Quinn

September 16th, 2014

1:13:20

Jeremy Quinn was the longtime sommelier at Webster's Wine Bar and also The Bluebird, both located in Chicago.

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IDTT Wine 199: Craig Perman

September 12th, 2014

48:32

Craig Perman is the owner of wine retailer Perman Wine Selections, located in Chicago, Illinois.

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IDTT Wine 198: Marquis Sauvage

August 29th, 2014

59:49

Marquis Sauvage is a partner in Illinois wine distributor Maverick Wine, as well as other distributors Classic Wines, Pioneer Wine, and Vin Sauvage in other states.  He is also an owner of the winery Burn Cottage in New …

IDTT Wine 197: Conrad Reddick

August 27th, 2014

1:13:40

At the time of this interview, Conrad Reddick was the Beverage Director and Service Manager at Alinea Restaurant in Chicago.

Also in the episode, Erin …

IDTT Wine 196: Andy Pates

August 22nd, 2014

1:13:18

Andy Pates is a partner in Cream Wine Company, a Chicago-based distributor and wine importer.

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IDTT Wine 195: Michael Schmelzer

August 19th, 2014

1:33:19

Michael Schmelzer is the winemaker at Monte Bernardi, the property that he owns with his family in the Panzano zone of Tuscany, Italy.

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IDTT Wine 194: Stephan von Neipperg

August 13th, 2014

1:04:02

Stephan von Neipperg leads Vignobles Comtes von Neipperg, with includes Chateau Canon La Gaffeliere, La Mondotte, and Chateau d'Aiguilhe on the Right Bank of Bordeaux, France.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala discusses …

IDTT Wine 193: Josh Adler

August 8th, 2014

1:21:28

Josh Adler is the founder of the Paris Wine Company, and works as a broker for French wine producers.

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IDTT Wine 192: Christoph Schaefer

August 6th, 2014

50:06

Christoph Schaefer runs Weingut Willi Schaefer, his family's winery in the Mosel region of Germany.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala delves into …

IDTT Wine 191: Tegan Passalacqua

August 1st, 2014

46:14

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 …

IDTT Wine 190: Nicolas Glumineau

July 18th, 2014

46:36

Nicolas Glumineau has overseen Chateau Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande, Chateau de Pez, and Chateau Haut Beausejour in Bordeaux, France since …

IDTT Wine 189: Clemens Busch

July 15th, 2014

45:27

Clemens Busch is the proprietor of the Clemens Busch winery in the Mosel region of Germany.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala finds out which beverages …

IDTT Wine 188: Patrick Watson

July 11th, 2014

1:00:47

At the time of this interview, Patrick Watson was a co-owner of Back Label Wine Merchants in Manhattan, the Stinky cheese stores, and the Smith & …

IDTT Wine 187: Laurence Feraud

July 8th, 2014

1:14:04

Laurence Feraud oversees Domaine du Pegau, as well as Chateau Pegau and Selection Laurence Feraud in the Rhone Valley of France.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala discusses the wines buried beneath our feet.

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IDTT Wine 186: Andrea Franchetti

July 4th, 2014

1:15:12

Andrea Franchetti is the proprietor of Tenuta di Trinoro in Tuscany and Passopisciaro in Sicily.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala talks …

IDTT Wine 185: Jan Pettersen

July 1st, 2014

58:40

Jan Pettersen operates Bodegas Rey Fernando de Castilla in the Jerez area of Spain.

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IDTT Wine 184: Ric Forman

June 28th, 2014

47:52

Ric Forman is the proprietor of the Forman Vineyard winery in California's Napa Valley.

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IDTT Wine 183: Lyle Fass

June 25th, 2014

1:25:47

Lyle Fass operates Fass Selections, importing wines from Europe and selling them with crafted email blasts.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala shows the strong influence of the Mistral wind of southern France.

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IDTT Wine 182: Chiara De Iulis Pepe

June 22nd, 2014

53:56

Chiara De Iulis Pepe works with her family at the Emidio Pepe winery in the Abruzzo region of Italy.

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IDTT Wine 181: Johannes Leitz

June 9th, 2014

1:10:00

Johannes Leitz runs his family's winery, called Leitz, in the Rheingau of Germany.

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IDTT Wine 180: Sebastien Riffault

June 8th, 2014

48:19

Sebastien Riffault is the winemaker at his family's domaine in Sancerre, in the Loire Valley of France.

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IDTT Wine 179: Serge Hochar

June 2nd, 2014

1:02:20

At the time of this interview, Serge Hochar was the proprietor, with his family, of Chateau Musar in Lebanon. He has since passed away.

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IDTT Wine 178: Kostas Bakasietas

June 1st, 2014

43:19

Kostas Bakasietas is a viticultural researcher and the owner of a vine nursery in Nemea, Greece.

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IDTT Wine 177: Johannes Hirsch

June 1st, 2014

37:17

Johannes Hirsch is the winemaker at the Hirsch winery, in the Kamptal region of Austria.

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IDTT Wine 176: Kevin Pogue

May 27th, 2014

55:17

Kevin Pogue is a geology professor and terroir consultant living in Washington State.

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IDTT Wine 175: Marco Pallanti

May 27th, 2014

1:08:13

Marco Pallanti is the winery director of Castello di Ama, in the Chianti Classico zone of Tuscany, Italy.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala looks into …

IDTT Wine 174: Florian Lauer

May 23rd, 2014

52:30

Florian Lauer is the winemaker at his family's winery, Peter Lauer, in the Saar of Germany.

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IDTT Wine 173: Evelyne de Pontbriand

May 20th, 2014

53:25

Evelyne de Pontbriand oversees her family's estate, Domaine du Closel (Chateau des Vaults), in the Savennieres region of France's Loire Valley.

Also …

IDTT Wine 172: Larry Stone

May 16th, 2014

1:39:06

At the time of this interview, Larry Stone was Estates Director of Huneeus Vintners.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala traces the influence of the …

IDTT Wine 171: Fritz Wieninger

May 13th, 2014

53:07

Fritz Wieninger runs the Wieninger winery in Vienna, Austria.

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IDTT Wine 170: Renato Vacca

May 4th, 2014

1:22:40

Renato Vacca is the winemaker and owner of the Cantina del Pino winery, in Italy's Barbaresco area.

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IDTT Wine 169: Stuart Pigott

May 3rd, 2014

1:00:51

Stuart Pigott is a wine critic and the author of the book "Best White Wine on Earth: The Riesling Story."

Also in this episode, Erin Scala finds the …

IDTT Wine 168: Stephane Tissot

May 2nd, 2014

1:10:02

Stephane Tissot is the owner and winemaker of Domaine Andre et Mireille Tissot, located in the Jura region of France.

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IDTT Wine 167: Bruce Neyers

April 29th, 2014

1:35:23

At the time of this interview, Bruce Neyers owned Neyers Vineyards in California with his wife Barbara, and was also the National Sales Manager for Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala discusses …

IDTT Wine 166: Guillaume d'Angerville

April 25th, 2014

1:14:58

Guillaume d'Angerville is the latest member of his family to care for the Domaine Marquis d'Angerville, located in the Burgundy village of Volnay. He …

IDTT Wine 165: Christian Binner

April 22nd, 2014

49:48

Christian Binner is the owner and winemaker of Domaine Binner, a winery located in Alsace, France.

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IDTT Wine 164: Samuel Tinon

April 18th, 2014

38:22

Samuel Tinon produces both dry and sweet wines at his Samuel Tinon winery in the Tokaj region of Hungary.

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IDTT Wine 163: Sasa Radikon

April 15th, 2014

1:02:59

Sasa Radikon works at his family's winery, Radikon, in Italy's Friuli region.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala explores the connection between (gasp!) …

IDTT Wine 162: Silvio Messana

April 11th, 2014

50:15

Silvio Messana is the owner and winemaker of the Montesecondo winery, located in Tuscany, Italy.

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IDTT Wine 161: Mark Hutchens

April 8th, 2014

1:05:11

Mark Hutchens is a partner in Robert Houde Wines, a wine distributor and importer based in Illinois.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala discusses some …

IDTT Wine 160: Hardy Wallace

April 4th, 2014

1:02:34

Hardy Wallace is a co-owner and the winemaker of the Dirty & Rowdy Family Wine Company, located in California.

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IDTT Wine 159: Pax Mahle

April 1st, 2014

1:01:50

At the time of this interview, Pax Mahle was making both the Wind Gap Wines and Pax Wine Cellars wines in a California winery located Sonoma County. He has since parted ways with Wind Gap.

Also in this episode, Erin …

IDTT Wine 158: Andrea Calek

March 28th, 2014

37:32

Andrea Calek makes wines in the Ardeche region of southern France.

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IDTT Wine 157: Willi Bründlmayer

March 25th, 2014

1:22:13

Willi Bründlmayer and his family own the Bründlmayer winery, located in Austria's Kamptal region.

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IDTT Wine 156: Olivier Leriche

March 11th, 2014

47:38

Olivier Leriche, who was previously a winemaker at Domaine de l'Arlot in Burgundy, is now the winemaker at Domaine des Accoles, the winery in the …

IDTT Wine 155: Katie Parla

March 11th, 2014

54:28

Katie Parla is a Rome-based food and beverage educator and journalist blogging about restaurants in Rome, Italy at katieparla.com

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IDTT Wine 154: Egon Müller

March 11th, 2014

51:53

Egon Müller is the owner of Weingut Egon Müller, Scharzhof in Germany's Saar River Valley.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala explores the world of bogs …

IDTT Wine 153: Gideon Beinstock

March 4th, 2014

1:05:57

Gideon Beinstock is the owner and winemaker at the Clos Saron winery, located in California. Prior to that, he was the winemaker at the Renaissance winery for many years.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala shares a Dad …

IDTT Wine 152: Ryan Sutton

February 28th, 2014

58:41

At the time of this interview, Ryan Sutton was the New York Food Critic for "Bloomberg News".

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IDTT Wine 151: Patrick Cappiello

February 25th, 2014

1:10:16

Patrick Cappiello returns to the show to discuss how he became a Managing Partner and the Wine Director at Pearl & Ash in New York City, a restaurant that has since closed. Patrick was also the guest in episode 32 …

IDTT Wine 150: Levi Dalton

February 20th, 2014

57:56

Abe Schoener (of The Scholium Project) interviews Levi about the I'll Drink to That! podcast, writing, working (and not working) as a sommelier, and …

IDTT Wine 149: Michael Moosbrugger

February 18th, 2014

1:17:11

Michael Moosbrugger oversees the wine production of Schloss Gobelsburg, in the Kamptal region of Austria.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala describes …

IDTT Wine 148: Rajat Parr

February 14th, 2014

1:07:43

Rajat Parr speaks about his career as a sommelier, working with Michael Mina and others.

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IDTT Wine 147: Steve Matthiasson

February 11th, 2014

1:23:20

Steve Matthiasson and his family own the Matthiasson winery, which is based in the Napa Valley. He also acts as a vineyard consultant to many …

IDTT Wine 146: Piero Mastroberardino

February 4th, 2014

1:03:33

Piero Mastroberardino leads his family's winery, Mastroberardino, located in Italy's Campania region.

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IDTT Wine 145: Whitney Schubert

January 30th, 2014

53:14

Whitney Schubert is the French Brand Manager for Polaner Selections, a wine importer and distributor based in New York State.

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IDTT Wine 144: Stephen Henschke

January 28th, 2014

1:07:35

Stephen Henschke is the winemaker at his family's winery, Henschke, in South Australia.

Also in the episode, Erin Scala points out that the relationship of oak and wine is perhaps broader than we often recognize.

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IDTT Wine 143: Jeremy Seysses

January 21st, 2014

1:37:38

Jeremy Seysses owns, with his family, Domaine Dujac in Burgundy and also Triennes in Provence, France.

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IDTT Wine 142: Monika Caha

January 17th, 2014

1:01:37

Monika Caha is the founder of New York-based Monika Caha Selections, a broker of Austrian wines.

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IDTT Wine 141: Emmanuel Lassaigne

January 14th, 2014

44:01

Emmanuel Lassaigne runs his family's domaine, Jacques Lassaigne, in the Champagne region of France.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala talks with her …

IDTT Wine 140: Steve Edmunds

January 7th, 2014

1:18:21

Steve Edmunds is the owner and winemaker at the Edmunds St. John winery in California.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala highlights the role of the …

IDTT Wine 139: Shawn Paul

January 3rd, 2014

1:14:27

At the time of this interview, Shawn Paul was an Associate Wine Specialist at Christie's auction house in New York.

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IDTT Wine 138: Talia Baiocchi

December 31st, 2013

55:49

Talia Baiocchi returns to the show to discuss "Punch", the online drinks culture journal for which she is the Editor in Chief. She also discusses her …

IDTT Wine 137: Justin Christoph

December 20th, 2013

49:14

Justin Christoph is a Riesling specialist at New York-based retailer Acker Merrall and Condit, as well as the founder of wine importer Crystalline …

IDTT Wine 136: Whitney Adams

December 20th, 2013

46:57

Whitney Adams is a blogger, podcast host, and the owner of the Bottle Stock Shop, a wine accessories vendor. She is based in Los Angeles, California.

IDTT Wine 135: Gaia Gaja

December 17th, 2013

1:14:55

Gaia Gaja is the daughter of Angelo Gaja, and helps run the Gaja winery in the Piemonte region of Italy.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala explores the …

IDTT Wine 134: Gavin Chanin

December 10th, 2013

51:20

Gavin Chanin is winemaker and partner at Chanin Wine Co. and LUTUM, two wineries located in California.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala considers how …

IDTT Wine 133: Jodi Stern

December 6th, 2013

46:56

Jodi Stern is an Austria Brand Manager for Winebow, the wine and spirits importer and distributor.

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IDTT Wine 132: Peter Wasserman

December 3rd, 2013

1:55:48

Peter Wasserman works with Becky Wasserman and Co., a wine brokerage specializing in French wines.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala's dad recalls an …

IDTT Wine 131: Jordan Salcito

November 26th, 2013

1:06:50

At the time of this interview, Jordan Salcito was the Beverage Director of the Momofuku Group.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala puts Thanksgiving wine …

IDTT Wine 130: Peter Weygandt

November 22nd, 2013

1:01:58

Peter Weygandt is the founder and owner of wine importer and distributor Weygandt Selections.

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IDTT Wine 129: Frank Cornelissen

November 19th, 2013

1:19:03

Frank Cornelissen is the winemaker at his eponymous winery on Mount Etna in Sicilia, Italy.

Also in the episode, Erin Scala seeks out some …

IDTT Wine 128: Alex Moreau

November 12th, 2013

1:07:05

Alex Moreau is a vigneron and owner of Domaine Bernard Moreau, located in the Burgundy village of Chassagne-Montrachet in France.

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IDTT Wine 127: Ed Behr

November 8th, 2013

1:17:39

Ed Behr is the editor and publisher of "The Art of Eating" and the author of the book "50 Foods: The Essentials of Good Taste".

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IDTT Wine 126: Jon Bonné

November 5th, 2013

1:22:15

Jon Bonné is a writer, critic, and the author of the book "The New California Wine".

Also in this episode, Erin Scala explores the history of …

IDTT Wine 125: Antonio Galloni

October 29th, 2013

1:26:21

Antonio Galloni is a wine critic, and the co-founder of "Vinous Media".

Also in this episode, Erin Scala gets some trick-or-treat beverage advice.

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IDTT Wine 124: Jancis Robinson

October 25th, 2013

54:12

Jancis Robinson is a British wine critic who, amongst many projects, co-authored the 7th edition of the book "The World Atlas of Wine".

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IDTT Wine 123: Allen Meadows

October 22nd, 2013

1:19:12

Allen Meadows is a wine critic focusing on the Burgundy region, and the publisher of the "Burghound.com" newsletter and website.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala examines how terroir originally came to be.

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IDTT Wine 122: Roberto Paris

October 15th, 2013

1:01:58

Roberto Paris is the Wine Director of the restaurants Il Buco and Il Buco Alimentari, which are both located in New York City.

Also in this episode, …

IDTT Wine 121: Alder Yarrow

October 11th, 2013

1:07:39

Alder Yarrow is the publisher of the wine blog Vinography. He is based in California.

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IDTT Wine 120: Bob Lindquist

October 8th, 2013

59:33

Bob Lindquist is the founding owner and founding winemaker of the Qupe winery, based in California. He would later part ways with Qupe some time …

IDTT Wine 119: Josh Greene

October 1st, 2013

1:09:24

Josh Greene is the Editor and Publisher of "Wine & Spirits" Magazine.

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A Short Bonus Episode with Sandrine Leccia

September 27th, 2013

5:39

Sandrine Leccia is the wife of winemaker Yves Leccia. The pair work together at the Yves Leccia winery, located on the French island of Corsica.

In this short discussion Sandrine talks about the prominent grape varieties …

IDTT Wine 118: Nick Mills

September 24th, 2013

59:43

Nick Mills tends to the vines and makes the wine at Rippon Vineyard, a property his family owns in Central Otago, New Zealand.

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IDTT Wine 117: Jo Landron

September 17th, 2013

1:00:12

Jo Landron is the owner and winemaker of Domaine de la Louvetrie, in the Muscadet Sevre et Maine appellation of the Loire Valley, France.

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IDTT Wine 116: Giuseppe Vaira

September 10th, 2013

1:41:05

Giuseppe Vaira works with his family at the G.D. Vajra winery in Barolo, within the Piemonte region of Italy.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala …

IDTT Wine 115: Bruce Sanderson

September 3rd, 2013

1:09:50

Bruce Sanderson is Senior Editor and Tasting Director of "Wine Spectator" Magazine.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala talks lager.

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IDTT Wine 114: Matt DeVriendt

August 27th, 2013

1:00:17

Matt DeVriendt is the Spirits Brand Manager for Winebow.

And in this episode, Erin Scala discusses Elizabeth Bird, New York City's first female …

IDTT Wine 113: Grant Reynolds

August 20th, 2013

1:01:46

At the time of this interview, Grant Reynolds worked as a sommelier at the New York restaurant Charlie Bird. He is now a partner in that …

IDTT Wine 112: Daniel Johnnes

August 13th, 2013

1:20:34

Daniel Johnnes is the Wine Director for Daniel Boulud's Dinex Group, as well as an importer, and the founder of La Paulee Burgundy themed events in …

IDTT Wine 111: Linda Milagros Violago

August 6th, 2013

48:59

At the time of this interview, Linda Milagros Violago was the Wine Director of Contra restaurant in New York City.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala …

IDTT Wine 110: Mark Snyder

July 30th, 2013

1:08:28

Mark Snyder is the owner of wine distributor Angels' Share Wines, and also one of the founders of The Red Hook Winery in Brooklyn.

Also in this episode, Erin Scala welcomes a guest to recite some of her favorite tweets.

IDTT Wine 109: Tom Vanik

July 23rd, 2013

1:09:29

At the time of this interview, Tom Vanik was a Sales Partner at wine distributor Verity Wine Partners, based in New York.

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IDTT Wine 108: Roger Dagorn

July 19th, 2013

57:35

Roger Dagorn is Beverage Director of the restaurants Tocqueville, 15 East, and The Fourth, all located in New York City.

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IDTT Wine 107: Stephen Bitterolf

July 16th, 2013

58:00

Stephen Bitterolf is the owner of Vom Boden Imports, specializing in German wine. Vom Boden is based in New York.

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IDTT Wine 106: Thomas Pastuszak

July 12th, 2013

42:28

At the time of this interview, Thomas Pastuszak was the Wine Director of The NoMad, in New York City.

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IDTT Wine 105: Johannes Selbach

July 9th, 2013

59:50

Johannes Selbach is the owner and winemaker of Selbach-Oster, a winery located in Germany's Mosel region.

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IDTT Wine 104: Bianca Miraglia

June 28th, 2013

58:31

Bianca Miraglia is the founder of Uncouth Vermouth, a vermouth producer based in New York.

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IDTT Wine 103: Wink Lorch

June 25th, 2013

58:11

Wink Lorch is the author of "Jura Wine: With Local Food and Travel Tips," a book she self-published in 2014.

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IDTT Wine 102: Tim Kopec

June 21st, 2013

57:58

Tim Kopec was for many years the Head Sommelier at Veritas Restaurant in Manhattan.

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IDTT Wine 101: Robert Simonson

June 18th, 2013

48:23

Robert Simonson writes about spirits and cocktails for "The New York Times," as well as other publications.

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IDTT Wine 100: Isabella Oddero

June 14th, 2013

53:07

Isabella Oddero works at Poderi Oddero, the winery of her family. Poderi Oddero is located in La Morra, within Italy's Piemonte region.

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IDTT Wine 99: Michael Feuerstein

June 11th, 2013

1:00:24

Michael Feuerstein is the owner of Selection Pas Mal, a wine importer and distributor based in New York.

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IDTT Wine 98: Katell Pleven

June 7th, 2013

50:05

Katell Pleven is a co-proprietor of importer and distributor The Vine Collective, which is based in New York.

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IDTT Wine 97: David Chapel

June 4th, 2013

47:10

David Chapel, the eldest son of a famous French chef, was working with the Lapierre family in Morgon (within the Beaujolais region of France), at the …

IDTT Wine 96: Nick Bumstead

May 31st, 2013

1:00:57

Nick Bumstead is a co-founder of the website and mobile app "Find. Eat. Drink."

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IDTT Wine 95: Gernot Kollmann

May 28th, 2013

45:20

Gernot Kollmann is the owner and winemaker of the Immich-Batterieberg winery, which is located in the Mosel region of Germany.

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IDTT Wine 94: Phil Sareil

May 24th, 2013

51:48

Phil Sareil is a salesperson for Jenny & Francois Selections, a New York-based importer and distributor of Natural Wines.

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IDTT Wine 93: Kevin Pike

May 21st, 2013

1:17:40

At the time of this interview, Kevin Pike was the National Sales Director for Michael Skurnik Wines, a New York-based importer and distributor of …

IDTT Wine 92: Ralf Kuettel

May 17th, 2013

49:49

At the time of this interview, Ralf Kuettel was the Chef Owner of the Trestle on Tenth and Rocket Pig restaurants, both located in New York City.

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IDTT Wine 91: Yoshi Takemura

May 14th, 2013

46:11

Yoshi Takemura is the Wine Director of Japanese online wine retailer iwine.jp

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IDTT Wine 90: Isabella Pelizzatti Perego

May 10th, 2013

1:00:38

Isabella Pelizzatti Perego works with her family at their winery Ar. Pe. Pe., in Lombardia, Italy.

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IDTT Wine 89: David Weitzenhoffer

May 7th, 2013

50:02

At the time of this interview, David Weitzenhoffer was a partner in wine importer and distributor A.I. Selections, based in New York.

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IDTT Wine 88: Erin Scala

May 3rd, 2013

47:47

At the time of this interview, Erin Scala was the Wine Director of Public Restaurant, located in Manhattan. This was recorded before Erin began …

IDTT Wine 87: Klaus-Peter Keller

April 30th, 2013

47:59

Klaus-Peter Keller is the owner and winemaker at Germany's Keller winery, located in the Rheinhessen region.

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IDTT Wine 86: Tegan Passalacqua

April 26th, 2013

1:07:31

Tegan Passalacqua is the winemaker at Turley Wine Cellars, which is located in California.

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IDTT Wine 85: Bill Fitch

April 23rd, 2013

57:31

Bill Fitch is the Wine Director of Vinegar Hill House, the restaurant in Brooklyn, New York.

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IDTT Wine 84: Liz Willette

April 19th, 2013

52:24

At the time of this interview, Liz Willette was a partner in wine importer and distributor Grand Cru Selections, which is based in New York.

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IDTT Wine 83: Mike Chelini

April 16th, 2013

50:33

Mike Chelini has been the winemaker at Stony Hill Vineyard in the Napa Valley of California for over 40 years.

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IDTT Wine 82: John Sellar

April 12th, 2013

36:44

John Sellar is New York Metro General Manager of Frederick Wildman & Sons, a wine and spirits importer and distributor based in New York.

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IDTT Wine 81: Jim Clendenen

April 9th, 2013

42:42

Jim Clendenen is the winemaker and owner of the Au Bon Climat winery and also Clendenen Family Vineyards, both based in the Santa Maria Valley of …

IDTT Wine 80: Katharina Prüm

April 5th, 2013

54:57

Dr. Katharina Prüm collaborates with her father, Dr. Manfred Prum, to make the wines at their family estate, Joh. Jos. Prum, located in Germany's …

IDTT Wine 79: Bobby Stuckey

April 2nd, 2013

1:00:13

Bobby Stuckey is an owner of the restaurants Frasca Food & Wine and Pizzeria Locale, located in Colorado.

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IDTT Wine 78: Veronica Stoler

March 29th, 2013

1:06:36

At the time of this interview, Veronica Stoler was the wine buyer at Despana Vinos Y Mas Market, a Spanish food and wine retail store located in …

IDTT Wine 77: Randall Grahm

March 26th, 2013

38:45

Randall Grahm is the founder and winemaker of the Bonny Doon Vineyard, a winery based in California.

Randall charts his sometimes quixotic path to finding a true vin de terroir. He discusses the transposition of terroir, …

IDTT Wine 76: Jean-Marie Fourrier

March 22nd, 2013

55:25

Jean-Marie Fourrier is the proprietor of Domaine Fourrier, based in the Burgundy village of Gevrey-Chambertin in France.

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IDTT Wine 75: Arianna Occhipinti

March 19th, 2013

1:00:25

Arianna Occhipinti is the owner of the Occhipinti winery located in Sicilia, Italy.

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IDTT Wine 74: Matteo Mollo

March 15th, 2013

52:17

Matteo Mollo is the owner SelectioNaturel Imports and also a member of The Wine Bottega retail team, located in Boston, Massachusetts.

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IDTT Wine 73: Jeff Porter

March 12th, 2013

1:04:46

At the time of this interview, Jeff Porter was the Wine Director of Del Posto Ristorante, located in Manhattan.

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IDTT Wine 72: Katherine Moore

March 8th, 2013

43:48

Katherine Moore is the Sales General Manager at Union Square Wines, a wine and spirits retailer located in lower Manhattan.

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IDTT Wine 71: Emanuela Stucchi Prinetti

March 5th, 2013

53:30

Emanuela Stucchi Prinetti is a member of the the family that owns the Badia a Coltibuono winery in Tuscany, Italy.

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IDTT Wine 70: Aaron Von Rock

March 1st, 2013

50:16

At the time of this interview, Aaron Von Rock was the Wine Director of Lincoln Ristorante, located in Manhattan's Lincoln Center.

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IDTT Wine 69: David Schildknecht

February 26th, 2013

1:05:30

At the time of this interview, David Schildknecht was a wine critic for "The Wine Advocate." He has since moved to write for a different publication. …

IDTT Wine 68: Scott Gerber

February 22nd, 2013

50:56

Scott Gerber was a cofounder of wine and spirits distributor Martin Scott Wines, based in New York.

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IDTT Wine 67: Michele Smith

February 19th, 2013

43:40

At the time of this interview, Michele Smith was the Wine and Service Director of Brooklyn Fare restaurant, located in New York.

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IDTT Wine 66: Kristen Murphy

February 15th, 2013

1:11:36

At the time of this interview, Kristen Murphy was a Wine Buyer and Social Media Specialist for Wine Library, the retail merchant located in New …

IDTT Wine 65: Piero Incisa della Rocchetta

February 12th, 2013

1:23:38

Piero Incisa della Rocchetta is the owner of Bodega Chacra in Patagonia, as well as a member of the family that owns Tenuta San Guido, the producer …

IDTT Wine 64: Richard Betts (Part 2)

February 8th, 2013

1:21:33

Richard Betts is an author, spirits producer, and former sommelier. This is part two of a two episode interview.

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IDTT Wine 63: Richard Betts (Part 1)

February 5th, 2013

47:14

Richard Betts is an author, spirits producer, and former sommelier. This is part one of a two episode interview.

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IDTT Wine 62: Marta Rinaldi and Fabio Alessandria

February 1st, 2013

39:25

During the 2012 grape harvest in the Piemonte region of Italy, Levi sat down separately with two vigneron. This episode consists of short interviews …

IDTT Wine 61: Jon Langley

January 29th, 2013

50:26

At the time of this interview, Jon Langley was a beer sommelier in New York City. He discussed the beer-focused restaurant Tørst, located in …

IDTT Wine 60: Charlie Woods

January 25th, 2013

1:00:36

Charlie Woods is the owner of wine importer and distributor Bonhomie Wine Imports, based in New York.

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IDTT Wine 59: Deirdre Heekin

January 22nd, 2013

58:14

Deirdre Heekin is a writer, winemaker, and restaurateur. She's the author of "Libation, A Bitter Alchemy" and the founder of the la garagista winery, located in Vermont. At the time of this interview she was also a …

IDTT Wine 58: Yannick Benjamin

January 18th, 2013

49:19

At the time of this interview, Yannick Benjamin was a sales associate at Le Du's Wines, a wine retail shop in the New York City's West Village.

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IDTT Wine 57: John Gilman

January 15th, 2013

1:19:23

John Gilman is a wine critic, and the publisher of wine newsletter "View From the Cellar".

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IDTT Wine 56: Liz Nicholson

January 11th, 2013

46:22

At the time of this interview, Liz Nicholson was the Wine Director of Maialino restaurant, within the Gramercy Park Hotel in New York City.

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IDTT Wine 55: Jean-Marc Roulot

January 8th, 2013

1:12:18

Jean-Marc Roulot is the proprietor of Domaine Roulot, located in the Meursault commune of Burgundy, France.

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IDTT Wine 54: Steve Wildy

January 4th, 2013

56:35

At the time of this interview, Steve Wildy was the Beverage Director of the Vetri Family of restaurants, based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Steve discusses his Irish roots, love of Italian wine, and explains why he …

IDTT Wine 53: Chris Barnes

January 1st, 2013

58:34

Chris Barnes is National Sales Manager for Jose Pastor Selections, an importer of Spanish wines.

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IDTT Wine 52: Ruben Sanz-Ramiro

December 21st, 2012

51:36

Ruben Sanz-Ramiro discusses his career in the wine world, from his roots in Spain, to a sommelier position at The Fat Duck in London, to Double …

IDTT Wine 51: Chris Cannon

December 18th, 2012

1:23:38

Chris Cannon is a longtime restaurateur in the New York area.

Chris discusses everything from giving Paul Grieco his first job, to his projects in …

IDTT Wine 50: Ryan Ibsen

December 14th, 2012

55:29

At the time of this interview, Ryan Ibsen was the Wine Director of Pasanella & Son, a retail wine shop located in the South Street Seaport …

IDTT Wine 49: Matt Stinton

December 11th, 2012

1:12:04

At the time of this interview, Matt Stinton was the beverage director for Hearth restaurant in the East Village of Manhattan, and all locations of …

IDTT Wine 48: Joaquín Simó

December 7th, 2012

1:06:05

Joaquín Simó is a partner in Alchemy Consulting, a mixology focused group that opened the bar Pouring Ribbons in lower Manhattan.

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IDTT Wine 47: Eric Texier

December 4th, 2012

1:13:57

In the midst of Hurricane Sandy, vigneron and wine producer Eric Texier stopped discussed his career making wine in France's Rhone Valley, and in the …

IDTT Wine 46: Joe Salamone

November 30th, 2012

49:49

Joe Salamone is a wine buyer at retailer Crush Wine & Spirits, located in Manhattan.

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IDTT Wine 45: Raj Vaidya

November 27th, 2012

54:59

At the time of this interview, Raj Vaidya was the Head Sommelier of Restaurant Daniel, located in New York City.

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IDTT Wine 44: Josh Raynolds

November 23rd, 2012

40:32

At the time of this interview, Josh Raynolds was a wine critic for the "International Wine Cellar." While Josh is still a wine critic, that …

IDTT Wine 43: John Ragan

November 20th, 2012

47:43

At the time of this interview, John Ragan was the Beverage Director of the Union Square Hospitality Group. He now holds another role within that New …

IDTT Wine 42: Abe Schoener

November 16th, 2012

1:13:08

Abe Schoener is the owner of the Scholium Project wine label, which is based in California, and a partner in New York's Red Hook Winery.

Abe speaks in …

IDTT Wine 41: Dustin Wilson

November 13th, 2012

55:49

At the time of this interview, Dustin Wilson was the Wine Director of Eleven Madison Park, a restaurant located in Manhattan.

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IDTT Wine 40: Pascaline Lepeltier

November 9th, 2012

54:52

At the time of this interview, Pascaline Lepeltier was the Head Sommelier of Rouge Tomate restaurant, located in Manhattan. 

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IDTT Wine 39: Carla Rzeszewski

November 6th, 2012

53:56

At the time of this interview, Carla Rzeszewski was the Wine Director of the restaurants The Spotted Pig, The John Dory Oyster Bar, and The Breslin, …

IDTT Wine 38: Peter Liem

November 2nd, 2012

1:05:43

Peter Liem, who was also the guest on episode 11 of IDTT, returns to the show to discuss a book he coauthored, entitled "Sherry, Manzanilla & Montilla". Peter is the publisher of ChampagneGuide.net as well.

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IDTT Wine 37: Juliette Pope

October 31st, 2012

56:43

At the time of this interview, Juliette Pope was the Wine Director of Gramercy Tavern restaurant, located in New York City.

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IDTT Wine 36: Lorena Ascencios

October 26th, 2012

37:38

Lorena Ascencios is the wine buyer at Astor Wines & Spirits, a wine and spirits retailer located in New York City.

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IDTT Wine 35: Michael Jessen

October 23rd, 2012

56:14

At the time of this interview, Michael Jessen was the Managing Director of Zachys Wine Auctions.

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IDTT Wine 34: Giorgio Conterno

October 19th, 2012

51:21

Giorgio Conterno is the proprietor of the Paolo Conterno winery, a producer of Barolo from Piemonte's Monforte d'Alba zone.

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IDTT Wine 33: Eric Asimov

October 16th, 2012

1:05:41

Eric Asimov is the Chief Wine Critic of the "The New York Times".

Eric, who was also the guest in episode 5 of IDTT, returns to the show to discuss …

IDTT Wine 32: Patrick Cappiello

October 12th, 2012

54:41

At the time of this interview, Patrick Cappiello was the Wine Director of GILT Restaurant in New York City.

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IDTT Wine 31: Michael Skurnik

October 9th, 2012

1:05:44

Michael Skurnik is a co-owner and founder of Skurnik Wines, an import and distribution company based in New York.

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IDTT Wine 30: Dino Tantawi

October 5th, 2012

52:33

Dino Tantawi is the owner of wine import and distribution company Vignaioli Selection, which is based in New York City.

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IDTT Wine 29: Kevin McKenna

October 2nd, 2012

55:23

Kevin McKenna is a partner in wine import company Louis/Dressner Selections, which is based in New York.

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IDTT Wine 28: Charles Prusik

September 28th, 2012

40:30

At the time of this interview, Charles Prusik was the Wine Director of Lupa Osteria Romana, a restaurant located in Manhattan.

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IDTT Wine 27: Jenny Lefcourt

September 25th, 2012

42:10

Jenny Lefcourt is a co-founder of Jenny and Francois Selections, a New York-based importer and distributor of Natural wines. 

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IDTT Wine 26: Alice Feiring

September 21st, 2012

1:02:08

Alice Feiring is a wine writer who at the time of this interview had authored two books, including "The Battle for Wine and Love". As this interview was recorded, she was preparing to launch a wine newsletter called "

IDTT Wine 25: Mark Vlossak

September 18th, 2012

1:04:07

Mark Vlossak is the owner and winemaker at the St. Innocent Winery in Oregon.

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IDTT Wine 24: Christy Frank

September 14th, 2012

48:07

At the time of this interview, Christy Frank was the owner of Frankly Wines, a wine retailer located in the Tribeca neighborhood of Manhattan.

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IDTT Wine 23: Jon Bonné

September 11th, 2012

1:10:16

At the time of this interview, Jon Bonné was the wine critic for the "San Francisco Chronicle".

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IDTT Wine 22: Camille Riviere

September 7th, 2012

40:58

Camille Riviere is the founder of wine import company Camille Riviere Selection, focusing on French wines.

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IDTT Wine 21: Ned Benedict

September 4th, 2012

1:08:04

Ned Benedict, who has since passed away, shared some memorable stories about his time working in the New York restaurant scene and his then role as a …

IDTT Wine 20: Talitha Whidbee

August 31st, 2012

36:09

Talitha Whidbee is the owner of Vine Wine, a wine and spirits retailer located in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

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IDTT Wine 19: Michael Wheeler

August 28th, 2012

54:20

Michael Wheeler is a partner in wine distributor MFW Wine Co., which is based in New York, and also PDX Wines, which is based in Oregon.

Michael chats about his long history in the wine distribution and importation …

IDTT Wine 18: Blake Johnson

August 24th, 2012

54:26

Blake Johnson is a longtime New York sales representative for wine import company Rosenthal Wine Merchant.

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IDTT Wine 17: Justin Chearno

August 21st, 2012

47:46

At the time of this interview, Justin Chearno was a wine buyer at Uva wines, a wine retail shop in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

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IDTT Wine 16: Gregory Dal Piaz

August 17th, 2012

1:10:44

At the time of this interview, Gregory Dal Piaz was the Editor-in-Chief of Snooth Media, an online wine resource.

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IDTT Wine 15: David Bowler

August 14th, 2012

56:07

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IDTT Wine 14: Zev Rovine

August 10th, 2012

1:00:36

Zev Rovine is the founder of Zev Rovine Selections, a wine import company focusing on Natural wines and based in New York City.

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IDTT Wine 13: Lee Campbell

August 7th, 2012

59:48

At the time of this interview, Lee Campbell was the Wine Director of Reynard, a restaurant in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

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IDTT Wine 12: Jan D'Amore

August 3rd, 2012

1:00:45

Jan D'Amore is the owner of Jan D'Amore Wines, which focuses on importing Italian wines from a base in New York City.

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IDTT Wine 11: Peter Liem

July 31st, 2012

1:07:41

Peter Liem is a wine critic, author, and the publisher of "ChampagneGuide.net".

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IDTT Wine 10: Rita Jammet

July 27th, 2012

58:38

Rita Jammet is the owner of the La Caravelle Champagne brand, and the onetime co-owner of La Caravelle restaurant, which was located in New York City.

IDTT Wine 9: Mannie Berk

July 24th, 2012

1:05:23

Mannie Berk is the founder of California-based wine importer and retailer The Rare Wine Co.

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IDTT Wine 8: Laura Maniec

July 20th, 2012

49:08

Laura Maniec is the owner of Corkbuzz wine bars, and the former beverage director of the BR Guest restaurant group. She is based in New York.

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IDTT Wine 7: Brooklynguy

July 17th, 2012

52:47

The anonymous blogger Brooklynguy is the publisher of "Brooklynguy's Wine and Food Blog".

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IDTT Wine 6: Nicolas Palazzi

July 13th, 2012

54:36

Nicolas Palazzi is the founder of PM Spirits, a New York-based importer and distributor of craft spirits.

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IDTT Wine 5: Eric Asimov

July 10th, 2012

1:04:57

Eric Asimov is the Chief Wine Critic of "The New York Times".

Eric describes how he started working for "The New York Times," and relates the story …

IDTT Wine 4: Michael Madrigale

July 6th, 2012

57:51

At the time of this interview, Michael Madrigale was the Chef Sommelier of Manhattan restaurants Boulud Sud and Bar Boulud.

Michael shares stories …

IDTT Wine 3: Talia Baiocchi

July 3rd, 2012

1:01:19

At the time of this interview, Talia Baiocchi was the Wine Editor of "Eater.com".

Talia contrasts online wine writing with print, and also describes …

IDTT Wine 2: David Lillie

June 29th, 2012

57:30

David Lillie is a founding partner of Chambers Street Wines, the wine retailer located in New York City.

David discusses the early days of his retail business, and the hard moments he experienced at that time. He …

IDTT Wine 1: Aldo Sohm

June 22nd, 2012

1:20:23

Aldo Sohm is the Chef Sommelier of Le Bernardin restaurant in New York City, and a partner in the Sohm & Kracher wine label.

Aldo discusses how he …

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