Wine Scream® Podcast pulls the heavy pretentious curtain back on the world of Wine, Food, Events and Hospitality exposing the myths and breaking down the misconceptions behind topics such as Wine and Food Pairing and Wine Trends while storytelling through wine experiences.
Join the fun loving misfits of wine - Lamar Engel, Advanced Certified Sommelier with The Wine Militia and Sonja Rei Strand, Marketing Director for The Wine Militia & Event Designer for Event Brigade as they open up a very down-to-earth dialogue on what makes wine NOT BORING!
Lamar & Sonja talk about the 3 parts of all wines while tasting Jessup Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon. Secrets are unveiled about the 2011 vintage of wine from Napa Valley. Sonja delivers a revelation to us all about bird costumes & the power of tasting wine in the present.
Four canned wines are tasted unbiasedly while Sonja reminisces about Madonna's fashion sense. Lamar reveals some big news about Rosé while prophetically chanting about what the canned wine movement will do to the wine industry.
Sonja brings a white wine challenge in this hot summer episode. Lamar rattles of his Top 5 white wines. A smugglers' story is told about Roussanne. The two taste through Rhone style white wines from Tablas Creek and Zaca Mesa while sharing stories about their weekly wine adventures.
Lamar & Sonja talk about spying on neighbors and share their 'code names'. Lamar accepts wine challenge - shopping for 3 quality red wines under $20 and taste them. Sonja & Lamar taste 2 bonus wines recommended by local wine shop.
Episode #1- Wine Is NOT Boring
Episode #2- Can You Shotgun This Canned Wine?
Episode #3- Not Yo Mommas White Wine
Episode #4- Three Quality Red Wines Under $20
Sonja tells a creepy story. Can you taste the heat? Lamar presents a blind tasting challenge of red wines with various alcohol levels. The duo talk bubbles in alcoholic beverages. Lamar deductively tastes a Pumpkin Latte for the first time and explains the physiology of taste buds! Lamar talks about his apocalyptic wine blending experience. Sonja shares her story on how she got to where she is today. Wine Scream T-Shirts are here...and how you get one. Enjoy this double feature length episode!