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Wine may be our first love, but rum will always be our favorite mistress. We took a field trip to the Stable in St. Louis’ Historic Lemp District where Amalgamated Brewing’s Jake Jones has been distilling Rum, Ouzo, Absinthe, and a peach corn whiskey he’s calling Porn! (yes we finally get to tag a post with the keyword “porn”). Join us as Jake walks us through his process, and explains why making booze might just be the best job ever. It’s big ideas and small batches here at WineChat.TV.
WineChat is Back! We sat down with Michael Honig, of Honig Winery and Vineyards, and had a great time of it too! We talked sustainability vs. Organics. We talked puppies and even postcards! Be sure to watch both parts of the interview. You can get your Honig wines at www.Internetwines.com, or (if you’re in St. Louis) at Randall’s Wines and Spirits.
Master Distiller for 4 Roses Bourbon, Jim Rutledge, stopped by to chat with us. We’ll talk all about Jim’s favorite bourbon, and the kinship shared by all of the Master Distillers of Kentucky.
Wine Chat took a small road trip into St. Louis to Harvest restaurant, where Chef Jeff Mosher, from the Mondavi Winery in Napa, was preparing to give a special wine dinner. We spoke with Chef Mosher about his favorite pairings, the challenges of cooking for Napa wines, and who he thinks will win this season’s Top Chef! Join us and be sure to check out The Robert Mondavi Winery on the internet at RobertMondaviWinery.Com.
President of Maker’s Mark, Bill Samuels Jr. , stopped by to chat it up.We talk with him about every thing from drink culture to the drinks he likes to have at home.
Tasting wine at 9am is a rough job… But we are more than happy to do it for this newest episode. Chris Millard, Head Wine Maker for Newton Vineyards, joins us in the early morning hours to talk about extreme wine making, indigenous yeast, and beer! You’ll not want to miss this one!
In this edition of Wine Chat, we head to Lucas Park Grille in downtown St. Louis. Chef Kyle Patterson helps us with some pairings for the Annual St. Louis Restaurant Week. This benefit , comprised of 25 local restaurants, is a chance for St. Louis to eat some amazing dishes from our fair city’s top chefs, and raise money to feed area children.
We had the pleasure of interviewing Lady Hennessy herself, Melyssa Ford! It’s not all about the Hennessy for Ms. Ford, and Chris was sure to ask her about her favorite wines!
Chandon’s head winemaker, Tom Tiburzi , stops by the Wine Chat Studio to talk about his sparkling wines, favorite food pairings, and how to correctly open a bottle of bubbly. The tough questions come out as Jase throws down like Matt Lauer in this great interview. Be sure to check out part one and two of this awesome episode!!!