Series: The Wine Vault

The Wine Vault is a podcast where the focus is on wine and irreverence, but not necessarily in that order. So join us and learn a little about wine, a little about culture, and have a laugh, here on The Wine Vault.

Episode 283 – Francis Coppola Diamond Series “Claret” Retrospective

In this episode, Rob, Scott, and BBB test two different vintages (2016 & 2019) of the Francis Coppola Diamond Series Claret from California.  Will the wine show the ability to age beautifully like Rob the Wine Guy, or be a complete haggard…

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Episode 283 - Francis Coppola Diamond Series "Claret" Retrospective
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Episode 282 – Turley Rattlesnake Ridge Petite Syrah

In this episode, Scott and Becky are challenged by Rob to a blind tasting where the secret wine just happens to be the 2013 Turley Rattlesnake Ridge Petite Syrah.  Will Scott properly identify one of his favorite varietals by his favorite winery,…

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Episode 281 – Meiomi Cabernet

In this episode, Rob, Scott, and Becky subject themselves to the abysmal  Meiomi Cabernet from California.  Will Meiomi take the classic Cabernet grape to the level that they took Pinot Noir, or will they finally be stopped and the world…

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Episode 281 - Meiomi Cabernet
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Episode 280 – Bordeaux Challenge – Italy v. France

In this episode, Rob, Scott, and Becky have a competition to see if Italy can beat France in the world of value priced Bordeaux Blends.  To do this they review Les Legendes R Rouge from Baron Rothschild, and Aia Vecchia Lagone.  Will France…

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Episode 279 – Trio of Trashy Reds

In this episode, Rob, Scott, and Becky clean out the bottom shelf of the vault as they pit three horrible red blends (Aconga, Drops of Jupiter, & Cocobon) blindly against one another to see which one won’t kill them.  Will they find a secret…

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Episode 279 - Trio of Trashy Reds
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Episode 278 – Pinot Noir Challenge – France v. Oregon

In this episode, Rob, Scott, and Becky see who makes a better value Pinot Noir between Oregon and France.  For Oregon the review Larkspur Pinot Noir, and from France it’s Maison Louis Latour Domaine de Valmoissine Pinot Noir.  Will the show…

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Episode 278 - Pinot Noir Challenge - France v. Oregon
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Episode 277 – 1883 California Cabernet

1883 California Cabernet In this episode, Rob and Scott needlessly subject themselves to the horrid 1883 California Cabernet from Wente (yes, that’s who’s responsible).  So come join our misery, on The Wine Vault.

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Episode 277 - 1883 California Cabernet
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Episode 276 – Dow Vale do Bomfim

In this episode, Rob, Scott, and Becky explore the dry wines of the Douro Valley in Portugal by reviewing Vale do Bomfim from Dow.  Further, in keeping with the exploration of Douro, the show discusses the movie “A Wonderful Kingdom”, an…

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Episode 276 - Dow Vale do Bomfim
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Episode 275 – Domaine du Vieux Telegraphe Le Crau Chateauneuf du Pape

In this episode, Becky is off on PTO, so out of respect for her absence, Rob and Scott drink an everyday, ordinary, and basic grocery store wine in the 2003 Domaine du Vieux Telegraphe “La Crau” from the budget region of Chateauneuf-du-Pape in…

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Episode 274 – El Enemigo Cabernet Franc

In this episode, Rob challenges Scott and Becky in a blind tasting where the secret wine is the lovely El Enemigo Cabernet Franc from Argentina.  Will Becky and Scott emerge victorious in the challenge, or will Becky listen to Scott? We shall…

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