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Helen Johannesen from Helen's Wines in Los Angeles is breaking down the ins and outs of wine: How it’s made, why it's important, what you should drink, and why people often make it so damn elitist. Fifteen minute wine classes (Listen on your way to work!) will educate you, tell stories about the people behind the grapes, and teach you why it's important to pay attention to what and where you consume. Laughter, food & wine pairings, and surprise guests will abound.
||CleanEp. 19 Wine 101: An Intro to Wine Education||In today's episode, Helen begins breaking down the intimidating world of wine knowledge. She tackles natural wine vs. conventional wine, the truth about aging your wine, and commonly misused buzz words. Grab a pen for this episode filled with useful...||1/17/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 18 Intro to Burgundy France: Chardonnay & Pinot Noir||Take a toe dip into Burgundy in France!!! It's one of the most intimidating parts of France for people to understand, but this is the intro to the puzzle. Brief overview of geography, why it's so special, history and vibes.||1/10/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 17 A Conversation with The Scotty Cunha||Helen sits down with celebrity hair stylist, Scotty Cunha and the two discuss...well just about everything! The talk east coast living and why buying grocery store wine is a sin. They may have actually covered too many topics but one thing is for...||1/2/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 16 Entertaining at Home 101: What To Do With The Drinks||Having people over is hard, let's start to make it a little bit easier for you! How to set the bar, what to serve, where to set it up, wines for small dinners, wines for large dinners- throw a holiday rager!||12/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 15 What Is Orange Wine? And Why Is It So Awesome?||Orange wine aka skin contact/ extended skin contact white wine is definitely gaining popularity, but what is it and how is it made? This episode of Wine Face is a quick run down on the history, practices, vibes & current obsessions for all things...||12/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 14 BEAR SKIN RUG||Every person should know what Loom in Los Angeles is because it's genius and should know Erica Chidi Cohen who is the co-founder and CEO. It's about women's health but there is information for everyone. I invited Erica to come talk about Wine &...||12/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 13 ZEV&DARYLZEV&DARYL||Zev Rovine is a badass wine importer based in New York. Daryl Nuhn is the wine director at Gem in New York. Together they are Zev&Daryl, a couple so sweet we had to write their name twice! I met them in Sicily on a wine trip in June and we became...||11/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 12 SWEET TREATS: Wine & Cookies (guest Claire Thomas)||Claire Thomas from the Kitchy Kitchen & Sweet Laurel Bakery brought some AMAZING cookies for us to pair with wine....and it was a wild ride! I didn't bring one sweet wine at all and I paired the wines blind, as in I have never had her cookies...||11/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 11 The Most Soignee Man in Hospitality||Throwing down some Non traditional family gathering wines with the one and only Robert Pratt, Maitre D of Thomas Keller's The French Laundry in Yountville, California. Get some PRO tips from the ultimate service guru & some tasting notes/ pairings...||11/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 10 Helen's Wines x Ghetto Gastro Part 1 of Many!!||Jon Gray from Ghetto Gastro came by the studio to talk about his Bronx based food collective Ghetto Gastro that is taking the world by storm. We tasted through some fall entertaining wines, talked about growing up in New York, swapped ideas ...||11/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 09 My Sweet Baby Gamay||Gamay, gameasy, makes you feel so breezy!! Intro into the prime time gamay zone in France: Beaujolais. These wines that are transformative are also usually best served soon after release, they’re the hit of every fall dinner party table. Plus! My...||11/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 8 Everybody Needs A Good Basic||Basics aren't bad! On this episode of Wine Face we discuss types of wine in broad strokes and what they mean. Terms like: White wine, red wine, sparkling wine, orange wine, rose wine- OH MY! Get the 411 that sets you up for success!! ...||10/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBUZZWORDS- the LIVE edition!!||Mad Dog and I taught a wine class at DBA all about Buzzwords and we recorded it live! We took questions! We got off topic and then we got back on topic! This episode is all about building your vocabulary to talk about wine in ways that make sense and...||10/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 6 The OG Pairings||What is the deal with food and wine pairings? Delve into Helen's history with pairings, how food and wine inspire each other and raise each other up, if you use the right approach. Bethany Kocak is in the house chopping it up about how the wine...||10/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 5 Wild & Free with Wenzel||Let’s dip a toe into the wild waters of Austria!! Michael Wenzel’s family has been making wine for 600 years... casual! One of many explorations into this often overlooked and misunderstood region. Plus! Shout out to ATM who made our music! Alex,...||10/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp: 4 She’s Over Summer||Helen is over summer! Well, almost. This episode explores the best wines to accompany the transitioning seasons and where to find them.||9/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp: 3 France is my Hand||It's time to get to know France one step at a time- starting now! A twenty minute crash course into the primary wine making regions in France that you need to know and loads of juicy tidbits about each place. Get jiggy with it & BONJOUR!!||9/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp: 2 Sicilian Adventure aka end the party with Spaghettatta||In June I went to Sicily and it changed my mind. I’m gonna take you through the areas I visited, the winemakers we jammed with and I invited Courtney Storer the chef at Jon & Vinny’s to swap facts about her Sicilian adventure as well!!||9/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp: 1 This is the Intro to the intro||I’m Helen owner of Helen’s wines!! Let’s peel back the onion on the realities of conventional mass produced wine versus the Gems of the Gems made with purpose and intent. Get a quick 411 peak into my world at Helen’s wines that’s starts with..||9/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWine Face: Trailer||Helen Johannesen from Helen's Wines in Los Angeles is breaking down the ins and outs of wine: How it’s made, why it's important, what you should drink, and why people often make it so damn elitist. Fifteen minute wine classes (Listen on your way to...||9/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
SO excited about this!!!!!!!
Honestly I am a wine lover but I never knew how much more I could love wine until I started listening to wine face. Helen thank you for podding and teaching us your wine wisdom. I titled this orange wine because I finally found one to try and I have been telling everyone about it. I feel like the smartest person in the room explaining what orange wine is and why it’s orange. Thank you Helen!
Easily my favorite wine podcast!