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Unreserved Wine Talk

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The Unreserved Wine Talk podcast features candid conversations with the most fascinating people in the wine world. Your host, award-winning journalist Natalie MacLean, dives into how it feels to compete in the nerve-wracking World's Best Sommelier Competition, the shadowy underground of wine forgery… read more


214: Tips to Moderate Your Wine Consumption with Consumed Podcast Host, Jaime Lewis

How does deepening your understanding of wine help you maintain a healthy relationship with it? Why do memoirs help us to connect with characters even more deeply than fiction? Which moderation tools and techniques can you use when drinking wine?


In this episode of the Unreserved Wine Talk podcast, I'm being interviewed by journalist Jaime Lewis for her podcast, CONSUMED.


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What does “day in the life” writing look like?

How does deepening your understanding of wine help you maintain a healthy relationship with it?

How will my third book, Wine Witch on Fire, differ from my first two?

Why is a well-written book able to change your life?

What do I love about memoirs and the reader’s ability to transition the characters into the real world?

Which moderation tools and techniques do I use when drinking wine?

How did a combination of therapy and medication help me to manage my depression?

What steps did I take to build my own platform with intention?

Who can benefit from my Wine Smart online food and wine pairing course?

What do I do to take care of myself daily?

How do I define being an introvert?

What would I eat and drink, and who would I invite if it was my last day on Earth?


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Join the live-stream video of this conversation on Wed at 7 pm ET on Instagram Live Video, Facebook Live Video or YouTube Live Video.

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About Jaime Lewis

Jaime writes, speaks and podcasts about the good life. After an arts management career that included employment with Architecture New York Magazine, the San Francisco Symphony and the San Luis Obispo Symphony, Jaime chose to follow her nose (and palate) into the wine industry. Jaime has participated in nearly every moment of a wine’s life, from planting and bottling to selling. In addition to blogging about her personal year-long journey through the world, Jaime has written product, promotional and web copy for acclaimed wineries including Robert Mondavi, Firestone, Tantara, Herman Story, Laetitia, and Sans Liege.



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