Recorded during the 2018 Padstow Christmas Festival, Liam and Fiona discuss wine choices at Christmas with Charlie Stein, buyer for the Rick Stein group, Elly Owen at Fifteen Cornwall and David McWilliam, Batonnage producer and curator of the Festival’s ‘Wine Theatre’.
Liam and Fiona take an inquisitive look at sparkling winemaking in the UK with Liam Idzikowski, winemaker at Lyme Bay Winery, tasting several distinctive examples along the way.
Bordeaux has made wine for centuries, but does it still carry the authority that it holds in the wine atlas? Fiona and Liam share stories with Will Lyons as they explore the region, tasting a few intriguing and affordable examples along the way.
Fiona and Liam talk Indian food and culture, and their relationship with wine with their special guest, British/Indian chef and restaurateur, Romy Gill.
Fiona Beckett and Liam Steevenson discuss the persistently successful phenomenon of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc, gaining insight and perspective from the team at the Astrolabe Wines.
Does ‘Terroir’ matter? The first of our stirring discussions: Fiona Beckett and Liam Steevenson MW discuss the evidence of this intriguing subject and its future implications.