History of Wine

By SOMM TV

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Hosted by Matthew Kaner and part of the SOMM TV Podcast Network, Season One focuses on the Americas. Travel back in time to see how the regions were planted with vines and how struggles and historical events formed the wine we drink today. Each week Matthew is joined by a special guest to help tell the story of their country/state/region as we explore the impact Spanish Missionaries had with proliferating vitis vinifera for use in the Sacrament, Prohibition, and the ever important shift each market makes towards modernity.


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Episode 13: California: Part 2
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In California Part 2, Matthew is joined by Dave Gibbs, owner of Augustine, Mirabelle, and Sushi Note, to pen their love letter to memorable winemakers and vintage Napa wines.


*This episode is brought to you by Vivino. Explore their California wine collection here: https://bit.ly/3z2Ok4a

Oct 12, 2021
Episode 12: Arizona
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Matthew Kaner is joined by Maynard James Keenan, Owner/Winemaker of Caduceus Cellars (yeah, you may know him from Tool and A Perfect Circle) to discuss Arizona’s wine history and how elevation plays a role in the cultivation of vines.  

*This episode is brought to you by Vivino. Explore their Arizona wine collection here: https://bit.ly/38V9feK

Oct 05, 2021
Episode 11: Washington State
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Matthew Kaner talks with Jackson Rohrbaugh, MS and owner of Crunchy Red Fruit wine club, about the history of wine in Washington State. While Washington is well known for Seattle, Puget Sound, grunge music, coffee, and lots of big tech companies, travel east of the Cascade Mountains to a desert of winemaking prowess.


*This episode is brought to you by Vivino. Explore their Washington wine collection here: https://bit.ly/3z2nt8b

Sep 28, 2021
Episode 10: Uruguay
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Matthew Kaner talks with Christian Wylie, Managing Director of Bodega Garzón, about the history of wine in Uruguay. The Tannat grape arrived in 1870 and now 150 years later it is the pillar of their burgeoning wine industry.

*This episode is brought to you by Vivino. Explore their Uruguay wine collection here: https://bit.ly/2Xei558

Sep 21, 2021
Episode 9: Virginia
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Matthew Kaner is joined by Julia Coney, founder of Black Wine Professionals, and wine columnist Frank Morgan to chronicle Thomas Jefferson’s contributions to the founding of the VA wine industry and how it got to modern day expansion.

*This episode is brought to you by Vivino. Explore their Virginia wine collection here: https://bit.ly/3lbdUyZ

Sep 14, 2021
Episode 9: Virginia
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Matthew Kaner is joined by Julia Coney, founder of Black Wine Professionals, and wine columnist Frank Morgan to chronicle Thomas Jefferson’s contributions to the founding of the VA wine industry and how it got to modern day expansion.

*This episode is brought to you by Vivino. Explore their Virginia wine collection here: https://bit.ly/3lbdUyZ

Sep 14, 2021
Episode 8: Bolivia
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Matthew Kaner is joined by Tealye Long, Partner/Co-Founder of Chufly Imports to discuss how grapes were first brought to Bolivia by Jesuits in the 1500s, and to this day they still do things the old way.

*This episode is brought to you by Vivino. Explore wines from around the world at Vivino.com

Sep 07, 2021
Episode 7: Oregon
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Matthew Kaner talks with John House, Owner/Winemaker of Ovum Wines, about the history of wine in Oregon and how a short history from the 1960s exploded into a known prowess of growing Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.

*This episode is brought to you by Vivino. Explore their Oregon wine collection here: https://bit.ly/38rsX1q

Aug 31, 2021
Episode 6: Argentina
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Matthew Kaner is joined by Shelbi Herring, owner of Copa Fina Imports, to share the history of wine in Argentina and a Bordeaux grape that performs so well there it may as well have a new origin.

Aug 24, 2021
Episode 5: Texas
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Matthew Kaner talks with Tiffany Tobey, Sommelier/GM at Thirty Eight & Vine and Texas Wine Advocate, about the history of wine in Texas and the role it played in saving Bordeaux.

Aug 17, 2021
Episode 4: Mexico
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Matthew Kaner is joined by Taylor Grant, Co-Owner of Tresomm Wine, to discuss the history of wine in Mexico. When the Spanish Missionaries landed in Mexico, they left behind their language and their love of the vine.

Aug 10, 2021
Episode 3: California: Part 1
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Matthew talks with Elaine Chukan Brown, Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews & American Wine Reviewer for JancisRobinson.com, about the history of wine in California and how it was influenced by the Gold Rush.

*This episode is brought to you by Vivino. Explore their California wine collection here: https://bit.ly/3z2Ok4a

Aug 03, 2021
Episode 2: New York
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Matthew is joined by Cha McCoy, a sommelier, New York resident, and founder of Cha Squared Consulting, as they discuss the history of wine in New York including Dr. Konstanin Frank’s work in the Finger Lakes.

*This episode brought to you by SOMM TV. Use the code HISTORY for 50% off an annual subscription.

Jul 27, 2021
Episode 1: Chile
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For Episode One, Matthew is joined by Julio Bouchon from Bouchon Family Wines and Longaví Wines wines to discuss the history of wine in Chile. Julio’s family history uniquely mirrors Chile’s adaptation to Bordeaux varieties.

*This episode is brought to you by Vivino. Explore their worldwide collection of wine at vivino.com 

Jul 20, 2021
Episode 1: History of Wine premieres July 20th
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Hosted by renowned sommelier and restauranteur, Mathew Kaner, and part of the SOMM TV Podcast Network, History of Wine: Season One focuses on the Americas. Travel back in time to see how the regions were planted with vines and how struggles and historical events formed the wine we drink today. Each week Matthew is joined by a special guest to help tell the story of their country/state/region as they explore the impact Spanish Missionaries had with proliferating vitis vinifera for use in the Sacrament, Prohibition, and the ever important shift each market makes towards modernity. First episode drops July 20th. Make sure to subscribe.

Jul 13, 2021