This week on The Morning After, hosts Sari Kamin and Jessie Kiefer welcome Lisa Granik, MW (Master of Wine) and Erin Sylvester to the show. The episode opens with some food news featuring a donut in Pennsylvania with an unusual filling, the discovery that a bag of chips contains 50% of air, Japanese blue beer, and new opinions on MSG. Lisa, who has had an extremely wide spectrum of education and is one of the first female Masters of Wine, discusses her journey in attaining this status. She is trying to bring the first ever Georgian wine tasting event to New York. She discusses the importance of Georgian wine and encourages people to look into it more. The hosts also get her expert input on various wines and wine making methods in Georgia. Tune in for a very educational show! This show was brought to you by The International Culinary Center.
“It was on route to a full time academic position that I decided I didn’t want to be a law professor anymore.” [24:00]
“It was Georgia that was regarded as making the greatest wine.” [28:00]
“The only wines that we’re showing are wines that are currently imported.” [46:00]
“I hope everybody’s intrigued enough to experiment with Georgian wines and they’re only going to get better.” [51:00]
—Lisa Granik on The Morning After