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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


179: Finding Bargain Wines and Regions with Janina Doyle of Eat Sleep Wine Repeat

Why does Italy make such a fantastic wine destination to visit? Which underpriced wines for their quality should you try next? How can you successfully navigate the walls of bottles in a wine shop? Which simple technique can you use to improve your tasting skills and learn more about wine?


In this episode of the Unreserved Wine Talk podcast, I'm being interviewed by Janina Doyle, host of the Eat Sleep Wine Repeat podcast.


You can find the wines we discussed at



How did a trip to Italy introduce me to the wonderful world of wine?

What does a typical day look like for me?

What’s it like to be live on TV on Canada’s biggest morning show, The Social and CTV News?

Where will you be taken and what will you learn in my first book, Red, White, And Drunk All Over?

Why do I believe that you are the reason I’ve been able to get great access when writing my books and in my other wine endeavours?

Which discovery did I make about finding incredible wine value in my second book, Unquenchable?

Which bargain wines should you try next?

Why does Italy make such a fantastic wine destination to visit?

What has been the most beautiful moment of my wine career so far?

What strategies can you use as a consumer to navigate the overwhelming walls of bottles in a wine shop?

Which simple technique can you use to improve your tasting skills and learn more about wine?

What’s our favourite type of wine glass?

How can you go beyond the basic red wine and cheese pairings?

Which perfect wine pairings can you try with these famous books?


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

I’ll be jumping into the comments as we watch it together so that I can answer your questions in real-time.

I want to hear from you! What’s your opinion of what we’re discussing? What takeaways or tips do you love most from this chat? What questions do you have that we didn’t answer?

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About Janina Doyle

Janina Doyle started her wine career in several top-notch restaurants in London, UK, rising from waitress to head sommelier as she completed her WSET diploma. She has spent the last six years creating Eat Sleep Wine Repeat where she offers wine tastings, events and services. She also created the Bromley Wine Society, a local monthly wine group, and her podcast, Eat Sleep Wine Repeat. She is also Brand Ambassador for Ventisquero Wine Estates in Chile.



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