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Interpreting Wine Podcast

Jan 31, 2023

We continue the series today in the company Jon Ruel of Trefethen Family Vineyards

00:00:08) Episode intro

(00:01:08) Jon Ruel origin Story

(00:04:30) Regional history

(00:11:30) Changes in the Valley

(00:14:00) The rise of Trefethen

(00:20:30) Regional community

(00:22:05) Napa Valley virtual tour

(00:26:10) Geology of...

Jan 30, 2023

I’m Lawrence Francis, Host of Interpreting Wine, welcoming you to the Napa Valley Special series. Across these 5 episodes recorded in Dec 2022 and Jan 2023 we’ll be exploring the Napa Valley scene through the lens of 5 very different wineries. Giving an incredibly detailed and up to date snapshot of this fascinating...

Jan 21, 2023

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In this episode of Interpreting Wine, host Lawrence Francis and Anne McHale MW explore the eight most commonly made mistakes in the WSET Diploma D3 Theory Exam.

The October 2021 D3 Theory Exam had a pass rate of between 50 and 60%, which is quite low.

To help...

Jan 20, 2023

We close out the Australia Winemaker Special series in the company Kelly Pearson of Ladygarden Wines


(00:00:08) Episode intro

(00:01:08) Kelly Pearson origin Story

(00:09:20) Lessons from larger scale winemaking

(00:15:33) Natural Wine discussion

(00:19:38) Ladygarden Wine philosophy

(00:27:33) Production details

Jan 19, 2023

We continue the Australia Winemaker Special series in the company Joel Pizzini of Pizzini Wines


(00:00:08) Episode intro

(00:01:08) Pizzini family origin Story

(00:09:53) The start of the Pizzini brand

(00:11:18) King Valley regional tour

(00:14:40) Establishing Italian alternative varietals

(00:20:25) Fruit Sourcing...