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Wine and Spirits
Listen below for the medicinally-inspired history,  Jill’s preferred ratio, and information surrounding the Gin & Tonic including recommended gins… And tonics: Recommended gins: Gin Mare – Catalunya, Spain Copper & Kings – Louisville, Kentucky Ki No Bi (Kyoto Distillery) – Kyoto, Japan Recommended tonics: Q-Tonic – Brooklyn, NY Fevertree Recommended book on gin (detailing recipes, botanicals, history, glassware, herbs,...
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Sommelier Jill Mott talks about safely sharing wine and has a couple of suggestions for what to drink. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20200318123309-JillMottandthePorron.mp3
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CHILLABLE REDS IE: Brendan Tracey Gorge Sèche 2017 | Loire Valley, France Brendan Tracey has brought us such out there, cool wines, there can be no mention of the Loire Valley anywhere on the label. When a wine doesn’t play by the “rules” they are relegated to the Vin de France category which does not...
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Pondering Italy’s prime viticultural real estate, it’s fairly easy to name off popular regional suspects that, for good producers, comes with a price tag to match: Piedmont, Tuscany, Sicily and so on. When people make mention of the Marche located on the calf of Italy’s boot, the attention is firmly placed on beaches, the composer...
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Linda Snouffer and Lisa McCann from the St. Paul Art Collective talk about the upcoming Juried Members’ Art Show this weekend in Lowertown. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20200205103956-StPaulArtCollectiveJuriedMembersArtShowFeb2020.mp3 Originally aired Wednesday, Feb. 05, 2020 on the Morning Show with Emily Reese.
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Sommelier Jill Mott stopped by the studio today to talk about natural wine made by Old Westminster Winery & Vineyard, hailing from the great state of Maryland. https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20200205103300-JillMotttalksaboutOldWestminsterwinesfromMaryland.mp3 Originally aired Wednesday, Feb. 05, 2020 on the Morning Show with Emily Reese.
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From sommelier Jill Mott: TRAILBLAZERS WITH TOES IN THE PAST Produced just across the French/German border, mere kilometers from Alsace are some of Germany’s most sui generis, pristine and tantalizing wines. Here in the Baden region, Pinot Noir reigns as one of the more popular grapes exported (still in minute quantities, mind you) which is...
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Sommelier Jill Mott came by Jazz88’s Morning Show to talk about some of the lesser-known grapes that make delicious wine. Bodegas Cueva Super Tack 2017 This is one of natural Spain’s most reclusive winemakers. I’m happy to tell you the story of my visit with him last summer, however the gist of it is, he...
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Sommelier Jill Mott has a few more suggestions to round out your holiday wine list, and as usual, her suggestions won’t break the bank! I(K)ONIC RADIKON, THE OG OF ORANGE (WINE) Orange wine seems to be having a moment. Hip winemakers from Portland to Oakland and Vermont to the Veneto (and a lot of places in...
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From Sommelier Jill Mott: These festive wines won’t break the bank but will make everything from your quiet Tuesday in to holiday gatherings MORE than merry! RIETSCH CREMANT D’ALSACE If you like Champagne, this bubbly is that and more without the high price tag! Rietsch is growing organic Auxerrois, Pinot Gris and Chardonnay and crafting it...
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