Wine Lists That Rock & Guide to Cheap Wine

Wine Lists That Rock & Guide to Cheap Wine

Featured Interviews

Studies show that a restaurants wine by the glass offerings are one of the top things consumers look for a great dining experience. This week we talked to Maeve Pesquera, National Director of Wine at Fleming’s Steakhouse to find out about their program that includes 100 wines by the glass! As Director of Wine , Maeve Pesquera oversees Fleming’s award-winning wine program, highlighted by the Fleming’s 100, their collection of 100 wines served by the glass, all also available by the taste, flight or bottle. Nationally acclaimed as the steakhouse destination for lovers of fine wine, the restaurant’s wine lists are recognized annually with Wine Spectator magazine’s Awards of Excellence and Wine Enthusiast’s Awards of Distinction honors. In her role, she collaborates with Fleming’s operations, marketing, culinary and training leadership, as well as restaurant Partners and Wine Managers throughout the country on the restaurant’s alcohol and wine program. Listen here

Jeff Siegel, The Wine Curmudgeon, author of The Guide to Cheap Wine joined us to talk about drinking more for less. Jeff focuses on the wine most of us drink – cheap wine and has now written the ultimate guide to cheap wine. Jeff is someone who has made cheap wine his life’s work and isn’t embarrassed about the choice. Jef feels the wine industry tries to intimidate consumers instead of educating them. So in his writing  you won’t see winespeak, wine scores and ratings, or hoity-toity writing that implies that he’s better or cooler or neater than you are. Listen here Upcoming Events

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