Chenin Chenin Chenin. That’s my goal! This is a delicious episode including a 2016 Arnaud Lambert Clos David. 100% Chenin Blanc is from the Saumur appellation in the Loire Valley, France. The flavors of the wine are just as bright as the tips of how to maintain a calm mind and peaceful life in the midst of chaos. It starts with cultivating harmony in the land, and ends with celebrating the wins… in wine, and in life.
In this episode Kat talks about ‘We Sat by the Ocean’ by the Lu & Oly label of Mark Ryan Winery. This Viognier/Chardonnay blend from Olsen Vineyard in the Yakima Valley AVA is sure to inspire you to uncover what brings you more gratitude and joy. That’s also todays wellness discussion is how to get into your inspired vibe and not just how to get in the flow but noticing and having mindfulness about being in flow. This world is intense, and it’s our job to do the work to uncover who we really are and let our lights shine! Thanks for tuning in, until next time, be well and stay toasty!
This episode is all about the rebirth of Hungarian wine and Knowing Your Own Worth. This country has been first place on the world of wine scene centuries ago, but now is showing up, to show the world what makes Hungary truly special. Being part of the Carpathian basin in central Europe, this land locked country is known for the oldest, sweetest, botrytized wines that are called Tokaji Aszú. The pendulum is swinging and the new generation is here, making new styles of wine and revitalizing almost extinct varieties. Hungary is taking it’s rightful place in the world of wine and just like them, we should too! Knowing your own worth is so important in living a life of wellness and vitality.
The two featured wines in the episode are St. Donat Magma Kékfrankos 2018 and Heumann Trinitás Villányi Franc 2016.
In this episode, Kat shares the story and passion of the Rivetti family that has the world of wine drinkers under its spell. Passion, creativity and ambition are the lessons of how we create our dream life. This is a story of passion, hard work and a relentless vision for growth. Creating your dream life takes humility, respect and ambition; which is the vibe of this Piemontese superstar producer. The wines of this episode are the 2013 ‘Pin’ and 2019 Piccolo Derthona Timorasso. Today’s ZenWine lesson, keep working toward creating the life of your dreams. Cheers!
In this episode Kat discusses the unique and captivating wines of Jerez; the delicious wines of Sherry. Take an exploration to southern Spain and understand the winemaking in this unique category of wines. This episode also uncovers the ideas of how to own your power, everyday. Cheers!!
In this episode Kat shares a beautiful 2013 Bordini Barbaresco from Cascina Longoria. She touches on the uniqueness of the region, along with the special nature of Nebbiolo. She also talks about the Heart-led Hustle, and how listening to your intuition and a self-care practice can change your life. Cheers
In this episode Kat shares the juicy and bold 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon from Austin Hope in Paso Robles and the benefits of a daily meditation practice. She also spends a moment celebrating the life of wine legend, Steven Spurrier. Cheers!
In this episode Kat features the delightful Deutz NV Brut Classic style of Champagne. She also covers the process of second fermentation in the bottle, or the traditional method of sparkling wine. Kat also talks about the four pillars of wellness and how to integrate them into your daily self-care practice. Cheers!
In this episode Kat takes you on the journey to Puglia, the Southern Italian region known for rustic, everyday wines. She features Cantina Sampietrana 2018 Primitivo from the Salento IGP. Join her as she tastes this Puglia gem while unpacking the idea of lowering your expectations in life and using that as a way to raise your vibe. Cheers!