Episodes

June 3, 2022

Ep.61. / Sustainability: Future or Green Washing? Interview with F. Rosner from 'Sustainable Austria'

As I've already had some guests on the show, who had a strong opinion about different approaches to farming and certifications, I've decided to highlight the topic of sustainability in this episode. Although sustainable certi...

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May 15, 2022

Ep.60. / Pfitscher bottles Alpine freshness with golden ripeness!

After a long break, the 60th episode will feature one of my favourite wineries: Pfitscher out of Montagna, Alto Adige. All of the Pfitscher wines carry a fresh Alpine DNA with a perfect ripeness, finesse and precision. My gue...

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March 27, 2022

WAH #8 | Lanzarote Terroir & Puro Rofe' Rofe 2018

In this episode, you can learn about the wine ghosts of a volcanic island: Lanzarote. I got the chance to taste Puro Rofe's white cuvée from the island: Rofe. Since I'm a big fan of volcanic wines, I was utterly excited to ge...

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March 6, 2022

WAH #7 | Maremma & Amphiarao Rosso Toscano Vicchiomaggio 2018

Chianti is probably known to everybody who shows a healthy interest in Italian wines. This time, we stay in Tuscany, and go to the Maremma region to taste the Amphiarao cuvée from Castello Vicchiomaggio. | Wine Ghosts Instagr...

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Feb. 26, 2022

Ep.59. / 4G Wines Bottles The Best Wine Of The Southern Hemisphere?!

The winery came into my radar in the fall of 2021, as I got to taste their two mesmerizing wines: the 2015 vintage of the G, the current vintage of the estate's top wine, and its little brother: the 2013 Echo of G. Well, they...

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Jan. 10, 2022

WAH #6 | Madrid DO & Bernabeleva Albillo Cantocuerdas 2017

This episode will take you to the wine region of Madrid, Spain as I've tasted an inspiring Albillo, the Cantocuerdas from the Bodegas Bernabeleva. You can learn about the Madrid wine region, about its typical varieties, and h...

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Dec. 19, 2021

Ep. 58. / Stadt Krems: How can an Austrian city own and manage a world-class winery?

How can a city have a winery and top it all an outstanding one? Well this time, I sat down with Peter Mandl from the winery Stadt Krems from the Kremstal region in Lower Austria. Stadt means city in German, so this winery wor...

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Dec. 5, 2021

WAH #5 | St. Michael Eppan Sanct Valentin Sauvignon Blanc 2019

This time, I'd love to go back in time a little bit when we were still allowed to travel, and so I want to focus on a marvelous wine I've purchased on our last Italian holiday. This is one of my favorite Sauvignon Blancs, the...

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Nov. 27, 2021

Ep. 57. / Masi winery and the legend of Amarone by Giacomo Boscaini

This podcast focuses on a prestigious winery that has played a major role in bringing Amarone onto the world-class quality and status level that it's now enjoying. I've sat down with Giacomo Boscaini, brand ambassador and export manager at the Masi winer...

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Oct. 15, 2021

Ep. 56. / Domäne Wachau, an exemplary cooperative with Roman Horvath MW

This episode virtually goes to the Wachau region of Austria again! My guest is the honorable Roman Horvath, Master of Wine and CEO of the Domäne Wachau winery. In my eyes, the Domäne has been a fantastic example of a respectable and innovative cooperativ...

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Sept. 26, 2021

WAH #4 | Günter + Regina Triebaumer Weite Welt 2018 | Burgenland, Austria

I come back with one of my favourite Austrian red wine cuvées, the "Weite Welt" or in English: "wide world or vast world" from Regina and Günter Triebaumer. Enjoy, write me, leave a feedback, rate and the usual jazz. Cheers, Máté   Link to the Pap Wine C...

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Aug. 21, 2021

Ep. 55. / Pap Wines bottles volcanic vibration in their garage in Hungary

After a long break, I proudly present you a podcast that is certainly something else. This time you hear Aron and Karina from the Pap Wines winery that makes biodynamic, low intervention "garage wines" on the Northern side of the Lake Balaton in Hungary....

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June 19, 2021

Ep. 54. / Basha Vino Bottles the Serbian Terroir in Amber Colors

My first Serbian guest on the podcast this time! Bojan Basa makes seductive amber wines in the Froska Gora region of Serbia, relying on biodynamic practices in his vineyards, careful Élevage, acacia and mulberry barrels, traditional native varieties and ...

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June 5, 2021

Ep. 53. / Barrel-making lessons from Hungary's best cooperage: Kádár

Barrels are inevitable components of modern winemaking, and this episode will feature Hungary's best barrel maker, the world-class Kádár. In this episode, you can learn from András Kalydy how intricate and terroir-driven production actually is.

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May 16, 2021

WAH #3 | Heimann & Fiai 'Bati Kereszt' Kékfrankos 2018 | Szekszárd, Hungary

The bottle that made me fell in love with Hungarian Kékfrankos (Blaufränkisch/Lemberger again! Learn more about the Szekszárd terroir and of course the wine ghost in my hand by catching the 3rd Wine Against Hangover podcast with voiceovers from the young...

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May 8, 2021

Ep. 52. / Zoltán Heimann made me proud of Hungarian Kékfrankos again!

This episode will feature a young Hungarian winemaker who made me proud of Kékfrankos again. Zoltán Heimann Jr., after perfecting his winemaker toolset in Geisenheim as well as at some of the most reputable estates in Europe (for example Clemens Busch an...

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May 2, 2021

WAH #2 | Château du Cèdre Cahors Rouge 'Extra Libre' 2019 | Cahors, France

The second 'Wine Against Hangover' is red, elegant, French and unforgettable. In this episode, you'll learn about the Cahors terroir, the grape variety Malbec, natural wine, and hear my tasting notes about this "liberated" wine.

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April 23, 2021

Ep. 51. / Vino Gross glorifies Slovenian Styria with Furmint support

Michael and Maria Gross dared to go across the Austrian-Slovenian border and establish their own wine paradise in Slovenian Styria.

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April 18, 2021

WAH #1 | Allram Grüner Veltliner Ried Rosengartl 2019 | Kamptal, Austria

The first 'Wine Against Hangover' episode features an exceptional Allram bottle of Austria's flagship variety: Grüner Veltliner from Kamptal. Let me know what you think of the wine, and feel free to recommend me wines on the Wine Ghosts Instagram.

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April 14, 2021

'Wine Against Hangover' | Intro to the New Podcast Series | WAH

'Wine Against Hangover' is a new podcast series on the Wine Ghosts channel highlighting one special wine and its birth story under 10 minutes every second Sunday. The first episode will air on the 18th of April!

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April 10, 2021

Ep. 50. / Domaine Lassak wines are something to beg for!

The 50th is always something remarkable, especially with refreshing vibrations. And that’s also the case with the celebratory 50th Wine Ghosts podcast at Domaine Lassak. We’ve visited Steffi and Fabian Lassak in their Hessigheim wine castle to indulge in...

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March 26, 2021

Ep. 49. / Andi Knauß helps Remstal's star shine even tastier!

2021’s first Remstal visit led me to Strümpfelbach, to Andi Knauß. He is also one of those young vintners in this sub-region of Württemberg who represents this wonderful terroir to the World with memorable and distinctive wines. After taking a picturesqu...

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March 12, 2021

Ep. 48. / How the Priorat Terroir is Mastered in Perinet Bottles?!

The first podcast that focuses on one of my favourite regions: Priorat. I had the great chance to connect with the Perinet winery, one of the shining stars in the area, to give insights in their terroir and magical cellar work. Perinet is located in the ...

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Feb. 26, 2021

Ep. 47. / Alta Alella conjures Natural Wines from a Catalan Natural Park

This episode will take you to the sunny Serralada de Marina Natural Park just 20 minutes North of Barcelona, and your tour guide will be Mireia Pujol-Busquets Guillén from the Alta Alella winery. This family-owned winery has been cultivating this picture...

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