Tag: master sommelier

What Are The Wine Sub-Regions Of Burgundy?

When it comes to wine regions, Burgundy is perhaps one of the trickiest terrains to track Located in the east of France, Burgundy comprises six different sub-regions spread from north to south across a hundred and fifty miles These sub regions contain an incredible total of 84 unique Appellations which all produced different styles of

Sommelier Competition

Hey Tasters! Today is the Kyperounda 5th Best Young Sommelier Competition. Today we’re going to find the best of the best, amongst the young sommeliers of Cyprus. There are eight candidates. Today, the three finalists will compete. Kyperounda Winery sits at 1400 meters above sea level. It is one of the highest wineries in the

Where Does Wine Come From?

It may seem impossible to believe but just one single species of vine is responsible for virtually all of the wines that we consume. The common grapevine or Vitis Vinifera has been cultivated over thousands of years and is now responsible for around 10,000 different grape varieties. These cover over 8 million hectares of land

Mezcal

(lively guitar music)>>(narrator) For at least 400 years, clear spirits distilled and cooked from fermented agave have been integral to Mexican culture. (lively guitar music) Historically, the term “mezcal” has been applied to any agave spirit, but with its evolution from traditional drink to commercial product, mezcal now refers to a regulated denomination of origin.

Global Perspectives: Alpana Singh

>>WELCOME TO GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES. HOW DOES ONE TURN A LOVE FOR FOOD, WINE, AND CULTURE INTO A FABULOUS CAREER? ALPANA SINGH HAS QUITE A STORY TO SHARE.>>GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES, WITH PULITZER PRIZE WINNING COMMENTATOR, JOHN BERSIA.>>WELCOME TO THE SHOW ALPANA.>>THANK YOU FOR HAVING ME.>>WE’LL TALK ABOUT FOOD AND WINE AND ALL OF THAT BUT TAKE US

Introduction To Winemaking

(light marimba music)>>(narrator) Winemaking is the intentional transformation of grape juice into wine through fermentation.>>The job of a winemaker, the way I see it, is to choreograph the creation of the wine in the bottle from the time you choose a vineyard, to determine when it’s picked, to look at the whole vision of what