Episode #8 – Wine Facts and Foibles

Wine Facts and Foibles – Episode #8

The Winervana Podcast

Few products of human labor are as old as wine. With such a rich history, quite a lot of facts and foibles have come to be associated with it. I touch on just a few of those in this episode.



1:10: Vintages
2:20: Robert Parker and the tyranny of numerical ratings
4:20: Quality vs. quantity
5:00: Wine imperfections
7:30 Storing wine
12:35: Serving temperatures
13:25: Riedel glasses
15:45: Food pairings
16:45: Drink local
17:10: Wine in restaurants is way overpriced
17:30: When should you have wine delivered
17:55: Wine is a beverage of pleasure