The SOMM TV Podcast

The SOMM TV Podcast

214 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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  • 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.

  • Tony Parker

    Jason Wise sits down with four time NBA champion to discuss basketball and wine. and how being raised in Europe changed his perspective on sports and the culinary world.

  • The NBA Championship

    NBA Champion, Winemaker Channing Frye sits down to discuss the wild story of what you drink during, after and because of the NBA championship and how that involves Justin Timberlake and crying into a margarita.

  • The Keeper of the Cup

    Episode 139

    Jason Wise sits down with Phil Pritchard of the Hockey Hall of Fame, the man who for decades has watched over the Stanley Cup as it tours around the world with the champions who all get to drink, eat, and use it for 24 hours. What has been drank from this mythic trophy?

  • Turtle Soup and Oysters

    Jason Wise sits down to talk to one of the culinary world's busiest chefs, Meg Bickford, to discuss New Orleans cuisine, the back of the house and a passion for turtle soup.

  • Harvest with Hugh

    Jason Wise talks to Schramsberg Winemaker Hugh Davies about the 2022 Napa Harvest, the history of Napa, and what it is like to watch Napa explode the way it has since his parents started their iconic winery.

  • Vegan Wine

    Jason Wise sits down with Susie Selby, Winemaker at Belse Wines to discuss what makes a wine Vegan and why you should care.

  • Top Wine Cellars

    Jason Wise sits down with renowned wine experts Kelli White and Elaine Chukan Brown to deliberate our three favorite wine cellars around the world. Join us as we travel the globe searching for what makes a barrel room the most interesting and what that has to do with German Heavy Metal, Australia...

  • Best SOMM TV Wines

    The SOMM TV team sits down to deliberate their top 3 wines they have drank during production so far on SOMM TV as they send off podcast producer Nadine Nettmann.

  • White Zinfandel

    Jason Wise and winemaker Steve Matthiasson dive into the history of White Zinfandel and the effects it had on the California wine market. From its creation to its popularity and how it saved some wineries in the 80s, this is a conversation you won’t want to miss. This episode is brought to you by...

  • CJ McCollum

    Jason Wise and basketball star/winemaker CJ McCollum sit down in Aspen to pour some wine and chat about his journey into wine, basketball, winemaking, his Oregon vines, and who really knows about wine in the NBA. This episode was also filmed and can be seen on SOMM TV.

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  • Eight Years Later

    Jason Wise and Jackson Myers share stories from the aftermath of the 2014 Napa earthquake, which happened eight years ago this week, and the moments that ended up in Into The Bottle.

  • Wine Cameos Part 2

    Wine cameos are back as Jason and Jonah Beer, who came decked out in full Top Gun gear, discuss the next set of films where wines make a special appearance. This is another podcast you don’t want to miss. Fighter pilot jacket and aviators not needed to listen, but are recommended.
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  • Tiki Cocktails

    It’s time for Tiki Cocktails! Grab a glass and listen to the history, the fluctuating popularity of the tiki bar, and some favorite recipes from Jason Wise, Claire Coppi, and Amanda Sasser (owner of The CanTiki Bar).

  • The Artist

    Jason Wise interviews Brandon Wise, the artist for all the SOMM films, posters, and graphics, and who also happens to be his brother. They share stories about growing up in an artistic household, Brandon’s inspirations, drawing all by hand, and his favorite pieces. Keep an ear out for a special m...

  • SingleThread

    Jason Wise sits down with Kyle and Katina Connaughton of SingleThread Farm and Restaurant in Healdsburg, California, about running a restaurant, farming, cooking, and the magic behind it all. They share their most memorable/life changing meals, what it’s like to work together as husband and wife,...

  • The Wine NFT Experience

    Wine NFTs are becoming more popular with wineries, brands, and individuals so Jason Wise sits down with Andrew Allison and Cameron Roblee of Cuvée Collective, the world’s first wine NFT club, to talk about how NFTs work in the world of wine, how they also expand into actual experiences, and how i...

  • Somm TV Podcast: Pairings

    Jason Wise and Claire Coppi discuss filming for the next film in haunted wineries, and their favorite restaurant pairings in celebration of the upcoming premiere episode of the new show "Pairings" featuring SingleThread in Healdsburg, California - the show premieres July 29th.

  • Franciacorta

    Get ready for bubbles because today’s pod is all about sparkling wine from Northern Italy. That’s right, this is a conversation all about Franciacorta and if you aren’t familiar with it, you’ll be glad you tuned in. Jason Wise and Jacob Gragg discuss the history of this region, the characteristic...

  • Wine, Teeth, & Tech

    What does wine really do to your teeth? Jason Wise talks with Brian Hart, oral surgeon and creator of Vinarmour, about the wine that’s best (or worst) for your teeth, the one food to eat before bedtime, and his journey creating a puncture proof wine carrier.

  • FOOD & WINE Classic - Sommeliers' Wrap-up

    We wrap up our coverage of the Food and Wine Classic in Aspen with Little Nell Sommeliers Rachael Liggett-Draper and Jon Koch. Find out what wines were most popular, how many bottles sold, and some fun thoughts on the last four days of non-stop wine.