I'll Drink to That! Talking Wine with Levi Dalton
I'll Drink to That! is a podcast that speaks wine as a second language. We talk with sommeliers, vintners, importers, retailers, and wine journalists and all you need is a glass. New episodes are released every Tuesday and Friday. I'll Drink to That! is hosted by Levi Dalton and features Erin Scala.







September 2014
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Auctioneer Michael Davis is a partner in Hart Davis Hart Wine Co., the Chicago based auctioneer and wine retailer.

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Liz Mendez is a partner in Vera wine bar in Chicago.

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Jeremy Quinn was the longtime sommelier at Webster's Wine Bar and also The Bluebird, both located in Chicago.

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Craig Perman is the owner of wine retailer Perman Wine Selections, in Chicago.

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Marquis Sauvage is a partner in Illinois wine distributor Maverick Wine, as well as other distributors Classic Wines, Pioneer Wine, and Vin Sauvage in other states.  He is also an owner of the winery Burn Cottage in New Zealand, and Koehler-Ruprecht in Germany.

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Conrad Reddick is the Beverage Director and Service Manager at Alinea Restaurant in Chicago.


Also in the episode, Erin Scala traces the cultural ramifications of Prohibition.

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Andy Pates is a partner in Cream Wine Company, a Chicago-based distributor and wine importer.

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Michael Schmelzer is the winemaker at Monte Bernardi, the property in Panzano, Tuscany that he runs with his family.

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Stephan von Neipperg leads Vignobles Comtes von Neipperg, with includes Chateau Canon La Gaffeliere, La Mondotte, and Chateau d'Aiguilhe on the Right Bank of Bordeaux.


Also in this episode, Erin Scala discusses the dry wines of Germany.

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Josh Adler is the founder of the Paris Wine Company, and works as a broker for French wine producers.

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Christoph Schaefer runs Weingut Willi Schaefer, his family's winery in the Mosel region of Germany.



Also in this episode, Erin Scala delves into great literature for wine quotes.

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Tegan Passalacqua returns to the show to discuss his new Sandlands project of wines.


Also in this episode, Erin Scala puts a name on sommelier multiples.

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Nicolas Glumineau has overseen Chateau Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande, Chateau de Pez, and Chateau Haut Beausejour in Bordeaux since late 2012.

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Clemens Busch is the proprietor of the Clemens Busch winery in the Mosel region of Germany.


Also in this episode, Erin Scala discusses which beverages are beating the heat.

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Patrick Watson is a co-owner of Back Label Wine Merchants in Manhattan, the Stinky cheese stores, and the Smith & Vine wine retail shop in Brooklyn.

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Laurence Feraud oversees Domaine du Pegau, as well as Chateau Pegau and Selection Laurence Feraud in the Rhone Valley of France.


Also in this episode, Erin Scala discusses the wines buried beneath our feet.

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Andrea Franchetti is the proprietor of Tenuta di Trinoro in Tuscany and Passopisciaro in Sicily.


Also in this episode, Erin Scala talks Flurbereinigung.

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Jan Pettersen operates Bodegas Rey Fernando de Castilla in the Jerez area of Spain.

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Ric Forman is the proprietor of the Forman Vineyard winery in California's Napa Valley.

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Lyle Fass operates Fass Selections, importing wines from Europe and selling them with crafted email blasts.


Also in this episode, Erin Scala shows the strong influence of the Mistral wind of southern France.

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Chiara De Iulis Pepe works with her family at the Emidio Pepe winery in the Abruzzo region of Italy.

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Johannes Leitz runs his family's winery, called Leitz, in the Rheingau of Germany.

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Sebastien Riffault is the winemaker at his family's domaine in Sancerre, inside the Loire Valley of France.

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Serge Hochar is the proprietor, with his family, of Chateau Musar in Lebanon.

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Kostas Bakasietas is a viticultural researcher and the owner of a vine nursery in Nemea, Greece.

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