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Elizabeth and Rick cover everything you ever wanted to know about oak and its influence on wine, and then some. Plus, we define a few fancy wine terms to throw around at your next dinner party.

Show Notes:

  • News - New Zealand sets a lofty goal
  • Shout out to Bosman van der Merwe
  • Oak - The what, why, and how
  • Flavor profiles, aging, and the good vs. bad uses of oak
  • Some fun wine terminology
  • Grape of the Week: Pinot Gris / Pinot Grigio
  • Elizabeth's radical proposition for Pinot Gris
  • Differences in flavor profiles for Pinot Gris and Pinot Grigio (lemon water, anyone?)
  • Next week: Trendy wines

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