This Month in Wine

TMiW 2 – The Tastes They Are A-Changin’

by Tim Elliott on February 26, 2012

This Month in Wine artworkJeff Lefevere and I return to review the top wine stories of the past month including tongue-twisting wine names, a disturbing wine manifesto, trends in wine marketing, the stellar 2009 Bordeaux vintage and much more.

Hosts: Tim Elliott and Jeff Lefevere

Topics

  • If the wine is hard to pronounce, is it worth more?
  • Has wine lost it’s romance?
  • The Slow Wine movement
  • 2009 Bordeaux: vintage of the century?
  • Will drinking too much wine give you cancer?
  • Million Dollar Day for WinesTilSoldOut.com
  • Wine’s 2011 Report Card
  • Moet Hennessy aims for super-premium red wine from China
  • Are Americans’ Tastes Changing?
  • Wine discounting trends
  • Randall Grahm and The State of the Modest Winery
  • Follow-up on QR codes from last month

Events

  • 2012 New York Wine Expo: March 2-4, New York City
  • 2012 World of Pinot Noir Tasting: March 2-3, Shell Beach, CA
  • Paso Robles Wine Country’s 2012 Zinfandel Festival, March 17, 2012
  • Wine Blogging Wednesday 75, Single Vineyard, March 21st
  • Rhone Rangers, San Francisco, March 24-25
  • For events near you check out Local Wine Events

Links discussed on the show

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TMiW 1 – Looking Back, Looking Forward

by Tim Elliott on January 29, 2012

This Month in Wine artworkThis is the premier episode of This Month in Wine, a monthly discussion about what is going on within the wine world from a consumer and insider perspective.

Hosts: Tim Elliott and Jeff Lefevere

Topics

  • What’s up with Good Grape?
  • Is wine blogging on the decline?
  • Wine Trends & Predictions for 2012
  • Value Replaces Cheap
  • Wine Regulation Reform Continues
  • Sweet Wines Continue Growth
  • Blends Come Back in Vogue
  • Green Packaging Booms
  • Chinese Wine Market Continues To Show Influence
  • Recovery of Wine Market
  • Low Alcohol Wines
  • Natural Wines

Events

  • Wine Blogging Wednesday 74, Feb. 15th, Value Sparkling Wine
  • Dark & Delicious, February 17, 2012, Alameda, CA
  • San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition Public Tasting, February 18, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco
  • For wine events near you check out Local Wine Events

Links discussed on the show

This podcast is brought to you by audible.com – get a FREE audiobook download at www.audibletrial.com/winecast
Feedback: thismonthinwine@gmail.com
Copyright 2012 Acan Media, Inc. Licensed under Creative Commons.

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