There are surprisingly few wine podcast shows in Australia, so we at Drinks Adventures will be doing our best to fill that void.
From champagne, to the iconic red wines of Penfolds, to the canned wine trend, here are some of our best wine podcast episodes to date.
Canned wine trend is coming to Australia, says Riot Wine’s Tom O’Donnell: Wine podcast S3E5
More Australian wineries are sure to follow Riot Wine Co into cans and kegs, co-founder Tom O’Donnell told the podcast in Season Three, Episode Five.
Riot wines have been pouring on tap at bars and restaurants across Australia since 2017, and the company hopes to educate Australians on the benefits of canned wine, which is a rapidly growing market segment overseas.
Wynns Coonawarra Estate’s Sue Hodder on Black Label Cabernet & more: S3E3
Sue Hodder of Wynns Coonawarra Estate joined us on the podcast in Season Three, Episode Three, having just completed her 27th vintage at Wynns.
There, she oversees production of some of Australia’s most cellared wines, including Black Label Cabernet.
Wine collaborations – Prickly Moses Brewery x McWilliams Wines, and Brix Distillers x Thomas Wines: S2E6
In Season Two, Episode Six, we took a look at some of the exciting collaborations that are happening on the fringes of beer, wine and spirits.
Andrew Thomas of Thomas Wines joined us for a chat about his collaboration with Sydney’s Brix Distillers, while Scott McWilliam of McWilliam’s Wines told the story of the Chardonnay IPA.
Tasmanian adventures with Bruny Island Beer and Sailor Seeks Horse wines: Wine podcast S2E3
In Season Two, Episode Three, I caught up with Paul Lipscombe of Sailor Seeks Horse, an exciting new wine company located in Tasmania’s Huon Valley.
Paul and his wife Gilli also make the highly acclaimed pinot noirs for Home Hill Winery in the Huon, and this is a chat exploring the evolution of Australian pinot noir.
Inside the Vin de Champagne Awards, plus Champagne Lanson chef de cave Hervé Dantan: Wine podcast S1E8
In Season One, Episode Eight, we took a look at the Vin de Champagne Awards, a uniquely Australian award organised on behalf of the Comité Champagne.
We also talk champagne with renowned wine writer Huon Hooke, as well as meeting Champagne Lanson chef de cave Hervé Dantan.