Blind Tasting Sessions

Blind Tasting Sessions

2 Seasons

An ongoing series where wine professionals meet to blind taste each other on wines.

Blind Tasting Sessions
  • Blind Tasting Sessions: Episode 1 | Dustin Wilson & Eric Railsback

    Episode 1

    Dustin Wilson, Master Sommelier of Verve Wine, and Eric Railsback, sommelier at Verve Wine, pull out all the stops as they blind taste each other on two wines.
    *Episode contains strong language

    Lieu Dit Winery Melon, Santa Maria Valley
    2016 Riesling, Kamptal, Austria
    1995 Vieux Telegraphe Chat...

  • Blind Tasting Sessions: Episode 2 | Dustin Wilson & Gianni Ottone

    Episode 2

    Dustin Wilson, Master Sommelier of Verve Wine, and Gianni Ottone, Wine Director of Ottone Restaurant Group, meet in Los Angeles to blind taste each other on two wines.

    2018 Tegernseerhof Grüner Veltliner Federspiel
    2016 Arnaud Lambert Clos David Saumur
    2017 La Biòca Stërmà Nebbiolo d’Alba Super...

  • Blind Tasting Sessions: Episode 3 | Sabato Sagaria & Jeff Fischer

    Episode 3

    Sabato Sagaria, Master Sommelier, and Jeff Fischer, American Dad actor and winemaker of Habit Wine, meet in Los Angeles to blind taste each other.

    2012 Franz Hirtzberger Federspiel Riesling, Wachau, Austria
    2017 Jacky Blot Chenin Blanc
    2010 Gran Reserva La Rioja Alta SA
    2014 Jamet Cote Rotie

  • Blind Tasting Sessions: Episode 4 | Andrés Rosberg & Martin Bruno

    Episode 4

    Andrés Rosberg, President of the International Sommelier Association, and Martin Bruno, Argentina's best sommelier 2017, meet in Argentina for a blind tasting.

    1992 Bodegas Etchart Torrontes, Cafayate
    Adamow Sauvignon Blanc
    2005 De Martino Viejas Tinajas Cinsault, Itata Valley, Chile
    Bodega Ta...

  • Blind Tasting Sessions: Episode 5 | Brenna Quigley & Rajat Parr

    Episode 5

    Geologist Brenna Quigley and winemaker Rajat Parr meet in Santa Barbara to blind taste each other on two wines.

    Wines tasted:
    2017 Meursault, Clos du Cromin, Bernard Bodin
    2016 Jean Louis Dutraive Fleurie Beaujolais
    2014 Marsannay Chardonnay rose, Domaine Slyvain Patelle
    2017 Trousseau, Arbois,...

  • Blind Tasting Sessions: Episode 6 | Matthew Kaner & Bianca Vierra

    Episode 6

    Sommelier and bar owner Matthew Kaner and model and wine collector Bianca Vierra meet in Malibu, CA to blind taste each other on two wines.

    Wines Tasted:
    2018 Carpenter Semillon, Alexander Valley, CA
    2018 Byron Blatty Cabernet Sauvignon, LA County, CA
    2018 Andrew Murray Viognier, Santa Barbara,...

  • Blind Tasting Sessions: Episode 7 | Jonah Beer & Jodi Bronchtein

    Episode 7

    Friends Jodi Bronchtein, sommelier at PRESS, and Jonah Beer, Vice President of Frog’s Leap Winery, meet to blind taste each other on two wines.
    *Episode contains strong language

    2010 Cameron Clos Electrique, Dundee, Oregon
    2013 Crissante Alessandria Galina, Barolo
    2018 Pierre-Yves Colin-Morey, ...