89: Why Should You Take Online Wine & Food Classes? with Chris Scott

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Can being a supertaster affect your preferences in alcoholic beverages? Why don't you find a lot of wineries in Ottawa? How do online classes give you an advantage over in-person classes? How is the pandemic impacting the way you buy wine? Why should you buy wine directly from wineries? How can my Wine App help you find the best wine to pair with your food?

In this episode of the Unreserved Wine Talk podcast, I'm chatting with Chris Scott, a U.K.-based sommelier who published the world’s first-ever wine podcast, the UK Wine Show and who, with his wife, Jane also founded ThirtyFifty, a company which offers fun and no-nonsense wine tastings for private and corporate events.

Highlights

  • How did I come around to wine after growing up around whiskey and beer?
  • Can being a supertaster affect your alcoholic beverage preferences?
  • What caused me to go from wine enthusiast to wine writer?
  • How did the worlds of high tech and wine overlap for me?
  • Why don't you find a lot of wineries in Ottawa?
  • What type of reading experience can you expect with Red, White and Drunk All Over?
  • What was it like to win the Louis Roederer 2009 Online Wine Writer of the Year award?
  • How do online classes give you an advantage over in-person classes?
  • Why does the Unreserved Wine Talk podcast's focus on storytelling help you learn about wine?
  • How is the pandemic impacting the way you buy wine?
  • What types of conversations will you be a part of when joining us on our Facebook wine tastings?
  • Why should you buy wine directly from wineries?
  • How can my Wine App help you find the best wine to pair with your food?
  • Which features of my Wine App will simplify your wine buying process?
  • Why is my Wine App beneficial for wine enthusiasts worldwide?

About Chris Scott Chris Scott is an award-winning wine podcaster and presenter who runs wine tasting company called ThirtyFifty and produces a weekly wine podcast, The UK Wine Show, which is consistently ranked in the top 10 Apple Podcasts’ Food & Drink charts. Born and bred in New Zealand, Chris spent time as a student working hands-on in the vineyards of Canterbury before graduating with first-class honours in engineering. In 2001, he moved to London U.K. and now holds the WSET Level 4 Diploma in Wines & Spirits, the top qualification. He now heads up a team of 20 wine experts across the UK, between them running more than 500 corporate events, wine courses and private tastings per year.

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