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 148 – Battle of Mystery Reds

In this episode, Rob, Scott, and Becky try two budget wines blindly to determine if either is worthy of a decanter, or worthy of being referred to as “wine”.  Will one of the wines stand out and surprise, or will they be exactly as expected? We…

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Episode 147 – Elouan Pinot Noir

In this episode, Rob, Scott, and Becky review a wine that hails from the same mind that brought the world Meomi, in the controversial Elouan Pinot Noir.  Further, The BBB is infuriated by Rob’s integrity  which is demonstrated by his…

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Episode 146 – Z. Alexander “Uncaged” Pinot Noir

In this episode, Rob, Scott, and the BBB address the issue of what Pinot Noir should taste like.  This issue is particularly relevant considering their review of the Uncaged Pinot Noir by Z. Alexander.  Does Uncaged Pinot Noir…

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Episode 145 – Josh Cellars North Coast Reserve Cabernet

In this episode, Rob and Scott test the utterly asinine Josh Cellars North Coast Reserve Cabernet.  They further uncover and reveal Josh Cellar’s marketing strategies for the North Coast Reserve, which brings the show to a level of anger and…

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Episode 144 – Battle of Chardonnay

In this episode, Rob, Scott, and Becky explore oak and unoaked Chardonnays in their review of the Toad Hollow Unoaked Chardonnay and Alamos Chardonnay.  Will these wines be excellent test subjects for oaking, or was this just a way to get rid of…

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Episode 143 – Roederer Estate Brut

In this episode, Rob and Scott breakdown the lovely sparkling wine from Roederer Estate.  Further, they have a discussion about sparkling wines in general as they make an attempt to educate, whilst being entertaining.  Can they achieve their…

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Episode 142 – Oak Ridge Winery OZV Lodi Old Vine Zinfandel

In this episode, Rob, Scott, and The BBB all have the extreme displeasure of reviewing a new addition to the Wall of Shame in OZV (Old Zin Vines) Old Vine Zinfandel from Oak Ridge Winery.  Further, they have a discussion about what wines would…

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Episode 141 – Patrick Bottex Bugey-Cerdon “La Cueille”

In this episode, Rob, Scott, and Becky tried a sweet sparkler from the Bugey region in France called “La Cueille” by Patrick Cottex.  Will this wine exhibit elegance and grace despite its sweetness, or will Scott think back longingly to his White…

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Episode 140 – Rodney Strong Russian River Pinot Noir

In this episode, Rob and Scott review a surprising gem of a wine in Rodney Strong’s Russian River Valley Pinot Noir.  Will this wine follow the Cali playbook of wine and be a dark fruit bomb, or will it actually taste like Pinot Noir?  We…

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Episode 139 – Bodegas Volver Tarima Hill Monastrell

In this episode, Rob and Scott review a lovely wine from one of their favorite Spanish wineries, Bodegas Volver, in their Tarima Hill Monastrell.  Further, they have a random discussion, some may say rant, about art museums, parenting styles, and…

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