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Understanding Wine: Austin Beeman's Interviews with Winemakers

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UW026 - Randall Grahm (pt 6 of 10) Bonny Doon Vineyard
Randall Grahm talks about minerality and gives advice to intermediate wine drinkers.  For shownotes goto www.understandingwine.tv
X004 - 4 Most Asked Wine Questions
Austin Beeman answers the four most asked questions to a wine retailer.  For shownotes go to www.understandingwine.tv 
UW022 - Randall Grahm (pt 2 of 10) of Bonny Doon Vineyards
Randall Grahm of Bonny Doon Vineyards talks about his role as the 'Father of the Funny Label Wine.'  For the shownotes go to www.understandingwine.tv
UW048 - The Subregions of Willamette Valley, Oregon w/ St. Innocent Winemaker Mark Vlossak
http://www.austinbeeman.com/ An interview with St. Innocent Winery Winemaker Mark Vlossak on Oregon Wine (part 2).  Mark Vlossak discusses the various sub-avas in the Willamette Valley. This interview is Episode #48 of Understanding Wine with Austin Beeman
UW053 - The Rise of Sparkling Wine in Northern Michigan with Larry Mawby of L. Mawby
Larry Mawby of L. Mawby / M. Lawrence discusses the rise of Sparkling Wine in the Leelanlau Peninsula of Northern Michigan. This is Episode #53 of the Understanding Wine with Austin Beeman video podcast. Visit www.austinbeeman.com for more
UW035 - Old Vine Carignan and California's Lost Vineyards. Kevin O'Connor of Lioco Wine Company (5 of 6)
Kevin O'Connor of Lioco Wine Company talks about California's old vine Carignan vineyards.  For shownotes go to www.understandingwine.tv  
Bordeaux Vintage 2016 - A First Look
Austin Beeman's first impressions of the 2016 Bordeaux Vintage from the Union of Grand Crus tasting in Chicago.   www.austinbeeman.com
X007 - What's the 'Black Smudgy Stuff' in a Bottle of Wine?
What is the black smudgy stuff in a bottle of wine?  Sediment?  For shownotes go to www.understandingwine.tv 
UW027 - Randall Grahm (part 7 of 10) Bonny Doon Vineyards.
Randall Grahm of Bonny Doon Vineyards on the Meaning of Wine.  For shownotes to www.understandingwine.tv
X003 - The Wine Tasting Process (audio)
Austin Beeman talks about how to taste wine like a professional.  For complete shownotes go to www.understandingwine.tv 
Notre Dame de Paris.  A Tribute to the Cathedral of Notre Dame
Notre Dame de Paris. The famous cathedral in Paris, France was severe damaged a few days ago by fire. While there was a fire in the cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris, I thought of how many times I had enjoyed visiting it during my travels to Paris. Here is a tribute video using video footage taken during a 2010 trip to Paris and photographs taken in 2001 and 2015. www.austinbeeman.com
Opening the 1947 Alsatian Riesling at Bistro du Sommelier Paris.  UW063
It isn't easy to open a bottle of 1947 Alsatian Riesling, but the team at Le Bistro du Sommelier Paris have the tools and the skills. This amazing restaurant is owned by Philippe Faure-Brac frequent winner of Best Sommelier in the World. This is Episode #63 of Understanding Wine with Austin Beeman Part two of two episodes at Le Bistro du Sommelier. www.austinbeeman.com
UW039 - Thomas Gerrie of Thomas Gerrie Wines - Oregon Pinot Noir.
Thomas Gerrie talks about the 2009 Thomas Gerrie Pinot Noir from Oregon.  For shownotes go to www.austinbeeman.com
UW054 - Extra-Sec and the Craziness of Extra-Dry Labeling - Larry Mawby of L Mawby (part three)
http://www.austinbeeman.com Interview with L Mawby Winemaker Larry Mawby (part 3 of 3.) Mawby discusses why he chose to call some of his wines "extra-sec" Understanding Wine with Austin Beeman Episode #54
Half-bottles, Restaurants, and the Meaning of Wine. Elizabeth Pressler of Elizabeth Spencer Winery: The Complete Interview
My interview with Elizabeth Pressler of Elizabeth Spencer Winery was a pleasant wine conversation with a pleasant lady who makes very good wine.  What really makes this a turning point was that I asked her "What Does Wine Mean to You?"  It was a question I had asked of Dirk Richter and would soon become a motif in later interviews as well.  Enjoy!  Parts of this video were released as separate episodes of Understanding Wine with Austin Beeman and are collected here for the first time.
Chateau Musar - A Lebanese Wine Seminar with Marc Hochar.
Marc Hochar of Chateau Musar - the world famous Lebanese wine - gives a wine seminar about Chateau Musar. This Chateau Musar wine class is presented by Cutting Edge Selections, Broadbent Selections, Toledo Sister Cities International, and Understanding Wine with Austin Beeman.
UW061 - One Pet Peeve About the Wine Business.  Mac McDonald (part seven)
Mac McDonald of Vision Cellars explains the one thing he would change about the wine business.  www.austinbeeman.com
Grochau Cellars - Harvest 2018
A quick snapshot into the harvest of 2018 for John Grochau and Grochau Cellars. This small winery in Oregon's Willamette Valley is producing incredible Pinot Noirs. This quick video by Austin Beeman shows arrival of the grapes of the Pinot Noir grapes into the Grochau Cellars winery in Amity, Oregon, Willamette Valley.
The 1947 Alsatian Riesling and Bistro du Sommelier Paris. UW062
Explore one of Paris' finest wine cellars.  Le Bistro du Sommelier, run by Phillippe Faure-Brac  www.austinbeeman.com
UW049 - Going Deeper in Oregon's Terroir with St. Innocent Winemaker Mark Vlossak
An interview with St. Innocent Winery Winemaker Mark Vlossak on Oregon Wine (part 3).  Mark Vlossak digs deeper into the concept of terroir by explaining the four things that make up terroir.   This interview is Episode #49 of Understanding Wine with Austin Beeman www.austinbeeman.com for shownotes
UW017 - Jim Clendenen (pt3) of Au Bon Climat
Jim Clendenen of Au Bon Climat talks about his future and his family.  For shownotes go to www.austinbeeman.com  
X002 - Wine Tasting Tips (audio)
Tips to enjoy your next wine tasting better.  For shownotes go to www.understanding-wine.com
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Aug 7th, 2010
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Sep 29th, 2019
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