The SOMM TV Podcast

The SOMM TV Podcast

211 Episodes

Featuring an ongoing conversation about wine, food, and life with Jason Wise. Episodes available here and anywhere you get your podcasts.

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  • Dustin Wilson

    Since the first SOMM Film released, cast member Dustin Wilson has become one of the most influential restauranteurs, created one of NYC’s most important wine shops, and inspired many to follow a path into wine. On today’s podcast Dustin and Jason Wise unpack a decade of feelings about the wine b...

  • Jason Priestley Makes Wine

    On today’s episode we speak to Canadian actor Jason Priestley who with his partner Terry David Mulligan make wine in Canada’s Okanagan Valley. We talk wine in Canada, 90210, and what Jason & the cast of “Tombstone” actually drank on set.

  • Absinthe

    Absinthe, the mysterious green drink has been the stuff of legend and controversy since its invention. Today Jason Wise and bartender Amanda Sasser break down the fact, fiction, history, and best bottles of this iconic drink. Subscribe to sommtv.com to watch this episode and hundreds more right ...

  • Wine & Bank Failure

    After a tip from a leading venture Capitalist, Silicon Valley Bank found itself almost a billion dollars overdrawn. Over the next two days the American wine world found itself more financially exposed than they had imagined was possible. On today's podcast Jason Wise speaks with Sarah Puil who ...

  • Winery Dogs

    On today's podcast we talk about the best thing about wineries besides the wine, dogs. Winery dogs never get the spotlight, but today is the day. we count down our favorite dogs we have filmed with since the first SOMM Film and all of our episodes on SOMM TV. You can watch this episode streamin...

  • Riesling & Tennis Balls

    Riesling, a grape and a wine that somehow still has a huge story to tell. Today we talk history, love, misunderstanding, and a lot of very funny ways people describe this wine. Join Jason Wise and Sommelier Claire Coppi as we travel from the first SOMM film to Germany, Alsace, Australia and mor...

  • The Insane Brilliance of Robert Mondavi

    Episode 160

    The story of Robert Mondavi, a genius who did more to create Napa than anyone else and flew so close to the sun he almost owned it. Join Jason Wise and writers Ray Isle and Kelli White as well as Robert himself to tell one of the great American tales in life and wine.

  • American Presidents, Wine, Booze & Forgery

    Today we tell the tale of American Wine and booze through the eyes of those who became president. The story of how wine and alcohol influenced and was influenced by politics stretches back to the founding of Jamestown in what is now Virginia and continues to this day. Which presidents knew the mo...

  • The Menu & The Modern Food Film

    “The Menu” is the most important food film in a decade and it’s time to talk about it. Jason wise and Jonah Beer break down the movie and talk about what should really scare you.

  • Aphrodisiacs in Food and Wine

    Today we dive into the strange and hilarious world of aphrodisiacs in the culinary world. Join Jason Wise and Claire Coppi as we go through some of the most famous foods and drinks that are supposed to put people in the mood. You can watch this episode on sommtv.com to see what we are talking ...

  • The Oldest Vine

    Jason Wise of SOMM TV and Jacy Topps of Wine Enthusiast tell the story of a 270 year old vine in a very unlikely place that has the amazing distinction of being the oldest vine still making wine. Make sure to sign up for SOMMTV.com to watch the documentary "The Oldest Vine" on all streaming devi...

  • Dry Wine

    The SOMM TV team breaks down the many misconceptions surrounding the term "Dry Wine" in today's podcast. What makes a wine dry and what does that actually mean to the average drinker? make sure to subscribe to sommtv.com for hundreds of hours of original shows and educational content about food...

  • The World's Most Extreme Vineyards

    Get ready to count down the most extreme vineyards in the world. On today's podcast we take you to the craziest locations people are growing grapes for wine. Make sure to subscribe to sommtv.com to watch the video version of this episode.

  • The SOMM TV Top Wines of 2022

    Through a year of filming, podcasting, and traveling, the SOMM TV team has narrowed down their top wines of 2022. Some familiar and some not so familiar bottles made our list of the best and most interesting. Join Jason Wise, Claire Coppi, and podcast producer John Adams as they pick their favo...

  • A Deep Dive on Portugal

    Lets take a deep dive into one of the great wine destinations, Portugal. Jason Wise and Elaine Chukan Brown talk about the regions, grapes, and wines across this incredible country.

  • Top Sparkling Wines for the Holidays

    Everyone needs more bubbles, especially now. Jason Wise and Claire Coppi each pick four sparkling wines you want to try for the holidays including one under 20$, a major bargain under 35$, a celebration wine, and their wish list wine. Make sure to sign up or gift SOMMTV.COM to the wine and food ...

  • Wine of the Holy Land

    On this episode, the History and current status of wines of two very historic and religious centers are discussed in depth. Armenia, the first Christian nation and the site of the first winery, and Israel the crossroad and center of most western faith have been making wine for a millennia. The ...

  • An Intro to the Wines of Portugal

    Portugal is one of the world’s great wine and culinary treasures. In this podcast, Jason Wise is joined by writer Elaine Chukan Brown to talk about and gush over the basics of the wines and regions of Portugal.

  • Wine and Hockey

    Hockey Legend Jim Fox sits down with Jason Wise to talk about the fascinating world of the NHL and wine, what it is like to play against Wayne Gretzky, and the direction the sport is going with food and drink.

  • The Rothschild’s S. American Wineries

    Join the SOMM TV staff as we discuss wineries in Chile and Argentina that hold the coveted Rothschild name working with local grapes and French Oak to create something of two worlds.

  • Are Wine Holidays BS?

    There are more and more “Wine days” celebrating grapes, wines, styles and more, it seems we are running out of days. The SOMM TV team is here to discuss if the four most recent ones are worth celebrating and along the way we tell the story of the grapes involved. Merlot, Tempranillo, Carménère, a...

  • The Noble Grapes

    Jason Wise and head wine writer for Food & Wine Magazine litigate the old notion of "Noble Grapes". For centuries, these grapes were known as the kings and queens of all grapes. It's time to expand and maybe even kick a few out of the club.

  • Hemingway Cocktails

    Ernest Hemingway is rumored to have invented many drinks around the world, lets get to the bottom of the truth in today's podcast. Join Amanda Sasser of The CanTiki bar and Jason Wise as they drink around the world seeking the truth about this mythic writer and drinker.

  • Horror Films & Drinks

    Jason Wise and Claire Coppi sit down with the writer of Thor, X-men: First Class, and Fringe: Zack Stentz to pick our top scary movies and what you should drink while watching for this Halloween.