How do you get the best wine in a restaurant? Top secret hacks revealed!

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I would look the somm right in the eye and I would say… Welcome wine fans, to Simon of Orange. I know it’s been a while, I’m really sorry and maybe you’re wondering why it took me so long the answer is I was a little bit disheartened by the lack of subscribers on this […]

Erst: simple, seasonal food & natural wines in Ancoats

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The simple stuff is hard to get right. That’s why if you can do simple things, really, really well, that’s the main objective. That’s what Erst is all about. The food at Erst is seasonal could change by the day, by the week. Keeps it exciting for the kitchen, and for the customers. All the […]

3 Sparking Wine Cocktails (Clean Wine) | Thrive Market

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Oh! I didn’t put the champagne in it. Happy holidays and thanks for tuning in. I’m Megan Mitchell and I’m here in the Thrive Market Test Kitchen and I’m gonna show you three holiday sparkling wine cocktails, because why not? Because it’s the holidays and Thrive Market has sparkling wine, and I want to show […]

What Is Natural Wine? || Foodcasting

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– Hey, what did the grape say when he got stomped on? Nothin’, he just let out a little whine. (laughs sarcastically) Hello, I’m Lee Kalpakis, and welcome to “Foodcasting,” where we keep you up to date on all the current and upcoming food trends. Natural wine, we’re seeing it everywhere, and we’re not mad […]

Action Bronson Eats & Drinks France’s Best Food & Wine – From Paris with Love (Part Deux)

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every day is a French film who’s the guy that makes the good French films every day is like that yeah even new Masami Clovis and I are continuing our eating and drinking tour of the most beautiful city in the world sidewalk charcuterie oysters at the bar we visit the most enticing restaurants bistros […]

Learn about Natural Wine

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Hello everyone. Today we are talking about natural wine! What is it and why do wine lovers have such heated feelings about it? In very basic terms, a natural wine is one made with the lowest possible amount of chemical and technological interference. The vineyards are farmed organically, the grapes are handpicked, they are fermented […]

Mathieu Lapierre – Le vin “nature”/”Natural” Wine

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The definition is very complicated because everybody has his own way of looking at things. I see it more as a goal. The word “natural” doesn’t define well the work we are trying to do. “Live wine”, non-interventionist wine … It’s been many terms. It’s a term that appeared at a time when here, in […]

Action Bronson Drinks France’s Top Natural Wine – From Paris with Love (Part 1)

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we we I’m picking up where I left off in 2015 I’m meeting back up with my man the myth the legend Clovis o Cheney he is my wine shaman to all the people disappear Western peace when I first met cloak this backstage at one of my shows it changed my life forever by […]

All About Orange Wines!

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Hello Tippler Nation! Today we have a special treat. We are being joined by Jenny Eagleton of the Punchdown here in Oakland California to talk about one of our favorite topics, orange wine in one of our all-time favorite wine bars, stay tuned. We are thrilled to be here and I’m thrilled to talk to […]

TWTV Episode 48 White wines for red wine drinkers

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Hi Jerome from Trailblazing Wine and TWTV offering hints and tips to help you get the most enjoyment out of your wine. As we’re finally approaching summer and hopefully some sunny summer days I thought this week would be a good time to start to introduce white wines but I was thinking of white wines […]