Cathy Van Zyl MW

Episode 19 – Chenin Blanc tour of South Africa with Ken Forrester and Andrea Mullineux


Listen to Cathy Van Zyl MW and Me in conversation with two of South Africa’s most respected winemakers. The charismatic “King of Chenin” Ken Forrester and one of Swartland’s biggest ambassadors, Andrea Mullineux. Comparing Chenin from their regions, the terroir characteristics, preferences in the vineyard and in the winery.

This is a first in a series of conversations with Cathy and myself, covering the major regions of this stunning country. On our tour, we will chat to truly inspiring winemakers.

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Chenin Blanc tour of South Africa with Ken Forrester and Andrea Mullineux Zoom Video

Listen to Cathy Van Zyl MW and Me in conversation with two of South Africa’s most respected winemakers. The charismatic “King of Chenin” Ken Forrester and one of Swartland’s biggest ambassadors, Andrea Mullineux. Comparing Chenin from their regions, the terroir characteristics, preferences in the vineyard and in the winery.

This is a first in a series of conversations with Cathy and myself, covering the major regions of this stunning country. On our tour, we will chat to truly inspiring winemakers.

Subscribe to be notified of the next live session.

South Africa’s Chenin Blanc story – still unfolding – Virtual Event

Thursday 28th May at 19:00 BST (London Time) | 20:00 SAST (South African Standard Time)

The Zoom sessions are continuing and this week we will explore the story of Chenin Blanc in South Africa with Cathy Van Zyl MW, in conversation with Ken Forrester and Andrea Mullineux. Two prominent figures in the renaissance of Chenin Blanc in South Africa.

The session will be recorded for podcast (audio) and video (youtube).

https://us02web.zoom.us/s/8789896816

Rosé – The Natural Approach – Elizabeth Gabay MW Zoom Video

Watch the Zoom video recorded on Friday 22nd May with Elizabeth Gabay MW a leading expert on Rosé wines and myself, were talking via zoom to a fascinating group of Natural winemakers from 4 different regions of Europe.

Amongst the issue we discussed:

What is Rosé wine? Can Rosé age?

Can Rosé be classed as a terroir wine?

What are the differences between Natural Rosé and standard Rosé?

What is the history of Rosé in the 4 respective regions?

Grape varieties, agricultural philosophies, vinification practices and much more.

Elizabeth Gabay MW

Episode 18 – Rosé – The Natural Approach – Elizabeth Gabay MW


Elizabeth Gabay MW a leading expert on Rosé wines and myself, were talking via zoom to a fascinating group of Natural winemakers from 4 different regions of Europe.

Amongst the issue we discussed:

What is Rosé wine? Can Rosé age?

Can Rosé be classed as a terroir wine?

What are the differences between Natural Rosé and standard Rosé?

What is the history of Rosé in the 4 respective regions?

Grape varieties, agricultural philosophies, vinification practices and much more.

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Elizabeth Gabay MW

Rosé – The Natural Approach – Elizabeth Gabay MW

Friday 22nd May at 19:00 BST (London Time) | 20:00 CET (Central European Time)

For our next wine zoom meeting, I have the pleasure of collaborating with renowned rose wine expert, Liz Gabay MW. Liz and I will be hosting an exciting panel of rose makers from Slovakia, Germany, Austria and Spain. A truly international conversation!

I do hope you can join us. Feel free to send any questions you might want to be raised in advance to hello@inthevineyardwith.com although the “chat“ function on the zoom call will be enabled during the session.

The session will be recorded for podcast (audio) and video (youtube).

https://us02web.zoom.us/s/8789896816

Jean-Michel Cazes Zoom Interview Video

This Saturday, I had the pleasure of talking to a true giant in the world of wine and one of the greatest ambassadors of Bordeaux. Jean-Michel Cazes is a pioneer and deserved part of Bordeaux history.

A true gentleman and a great storyteller, Jean-Michel joined us from his home in Pauillac, during lockdown. It was a tonic to us all to hear his anecdotes and thoughts.

Thank you to those who joined on the day. For those who couldn’t make it, feel free to listen or watch and share with your wine friends and of course subscribe to be notified of future events.

Jean-Michel Cazes

Episode 17 – Jean-Michel Cazes Zoom Interview


This Saturday, I had the pleasure of talking to a true giant in the world of wine and one of the greatest ambassadors of Bordeaux. Jean-Michel Cazes is a pioneer and deserved part of Bordeaux history.

A true gentleman and a great storyteller, Jean-Michel joined us from his home in Pauillac, during lockdown. It was a tonic to us all to hear his anecdotes and thoughts.

Thank you to those who joined on the day. For those who couldn’t make it, feel free to listen or watch and share with your wine friends and of course subscribe to be notified of future events.

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Sara Perez and Rene Barbier

Episode 16 – Priorat Continued! Sara Perez and Rene Barbier Zoom Interview


Following our immensely successful first session, featuring Priorat with Miquel Hudin, it’s certainly left a taste for more! Listen to the interactive Zoom interview recorded on Tuesday evening 05/05/20 at 19:00 GMT as Sara Perez and Rene Barbier joined me and Miquel Hudin for a chat about working alongside their inspirational fathers, as well as their projects of passion.

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