Tuesday, April 2, 2024

The Wonderful World of Wine (WWW) Episode 260 - Andrea Immer Robinson (audio)

In this episode of The Wonderful World of Wine (WWW) Kim and Mark interview the renowned Andrea Immer Robinson 

In this captivating episode, we delve into the fascinating world of wine with the esteemed sommelier, chef, television personality, and author Andrea Immer Robinson.

She is one of twenty six women Master Sommeliers in the world and was the first woman to be named  as the best sommelier in the United States. She has been the recipient of three James Beard Awards. 
Andrea Immer Robinson
Andrea Immer Robinson

We explored her remarkable journey and contributions to the wine industry:

1. Wine Credentials and Background
   -Andrea's impressive credentials include being a Master Sommelier, a prestigious title achieved by only a select few in the wine world.
   - Her extensive experience spans working in top restaurants, educating wine enthusiasts, and contributing to wine publications. We discuss her connection to New York’s Twin Towers.

2. Education on the Big 6 Grapes
   - Andrea is passionate about educating wine lovers on her Big 6 Grapes.  Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Pinot Noir.
   - She demystifies these grape varieties, helping listeners appreciate their unique characteristics and flavors.

3. Simply Wine TV Show
   - Andrea hosted the popular television show Simply Wine, where she shared her expertise and made wine accessible to viewers.
   - Through engaging storytelling, she simplified wine concepts and encouraged exploration.

4. The One Wine Glass
   - Andrea's innovation extends to the One Wine Glass a versatile glassware design that enhances the tasting experience for various wine styles.
   - We discuss the science behind this groundbreaking glass and its impact on wine appreciation.

5. Pairings with Andrea and Cooking Background
   - Andrea's culinary background shines through in her show Pairings with Andrea
   - She skillfully pairs wines with dishes, emphasizing the magic that happens when food and wine harmonize.

6. Connect with Andrea
   - Visit Andrea's website at https://andreawine.com to explore her resources, articles, and upcoming events.

Tune in to this episode to discover Andrea Immer Robinson's passion for wine, her insights, and her unwavering commitment to making wine enjoyable for all. 

Kim and Mark

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