Riedel Tag


FP84: Scottish Chef Tom Lewis

21 Apr 2009, Posted by Jennifer Iannolo in beverages, chefs & restaurants, podcast, travel

http://traffic.libsyn.com/foodphilosophy/FoodPhilosophy84.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedIt’s discovery week on Food Philosophy! Scottish Chef Tom Lewis of Monachyle Mhor Hotel introduces me to tongue (oh, behave) and the joy of Scotch, while Maximilian Riedel changes the world of wine for me in its entirety. Plus I’ve got updates on some new features at CMN, and a whole lotta travel goin’ on! Monachyle Mhor Hotel: http://www.monachylemhor.com Food Philosophy is a production of the Culinary Media Network (www.culinarymedianetwork.com). Music: Beau Hall (www.beaurocks.com).

Yes, the Glass Shape Does Matter!

16 Apr 2009, Posted by Jennifer Iannolo in beverages

Chef Mark and I were invited to a tasting yesterday with Maximilian Riedel at Riedel’s showroom in NYC. We had heard from some colleagues that this would be a fun experience, but we had no idea what was in store for us. Prior to this interactive workshop, I had heard that wine glass shape made a difference, but I was dubious — was this simply another note of wine snobbery in an industry already rife with posturing? Imagine my surprise. A true showman, Maximilian is a CEO with true passion for his product, and it shows in every vessel Riedel…