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Interpreting Wine Podcast

Mar 9, 2023

I’m Lawrence Francis, Host of Interpreting Wine, welcoming you to the New York Grower 2023 Special Series. specially commissioned by the New York Wine and Grape Foundation for your listening pleasure. Across these 7 episodes recorded in Feb and Mar 2023 we’ll be exploring the modern New York grape growing scene in the company of 6 producers. Including a Deep Dive into the New York Wine and Grape Foundations’ Sustainable Vineyard Certification. Absolutely reflecting the most up-to-date realities of grapegrowing in the region. Given the level of listener and wider wine trade interest in quality grapes as the basis for quality wines, a series I’m particularly excited to share and a real landmark for the channel.  Subscribe to be alerted when new series episodes go live.

We continue the New York Grower 2023 series today in the company of Kelby Russell of Red Newt Cellars

(00:00:08) Episode intro

(00:01:48) Red Newt Intro

Maximising the Ripening Potential of Riesling and Impact on Final Wine

Red Newt Sourcing Policy Deep Dive

Tonnage vs Acreage Contracts

Microclimate of Growing Sites

Comparison of Two Riesling Growing Sites

Riesling Cellar Treatment and Blending

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The New Investors

GUEST CONTACT: Kelby Russell, Red Newt Cellars

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New York Grower 2023 series direct links Justin Jackson, Sustainability Program Manager, Sam Filler, Executive Director Kelby Russell, Red Newt Mike Colizzi, Kashong Glen Vineyards Jason Hazlitt, Sawmill Creek Vineyards Carre Doyle, Matthew Doyle, Doyle Vineyards Matt Kelly, Hunt Country Vineyards Oskar Bynke, Thijs Verschuuren, Hermann J Wiemer