Mezcal, Tequila and Chateauneuf
This episode of Unfiltered finds Erin Fitzpatrick returning from a brief hiatus and joining Brian DiMarco for a tasting of ChÃ¢teauneuf-du-Pape at the top of the show. Fresh off of a trip from a trip to Oaxaca, Mexico, Erin gives us a primer on mezcal and tequila. and the difference in their signature ingredients, agave, as well as the process in which they are created. The conversation continues on to the subject of online wine retailers which seem to still be burgeoning in today's economic times though in turn hurting local wine retailers. Finally get a preview of next week's episode and get in the Turkvember spirit as Erin and Brian give hints as to some of their favorite Thanksgiving wine pairings. This episode is sponsored by The Barterhouse.