Somm Season on The Grape Nation
By: Andreana Chou The Grape Nation is HRN’s weekly wine journey. No snobbery here, just a palatable trip through beautiful vineyards and great wine lists with industry leaders. Conversations from last month’s “Sommelier September” bring listeners inside some of the best restaurants in New York City for stories about their somms and insight on what to drink.
Podcast Spotlight: Speaking Broadly
On Speaking Broadly, host Dana Cowin sits down with trailblazing women in food to learn about their stories. These intimate conversations delve into the challenges and successes of featured guests, etching out their journey of getting to where they are. We’re highlighting a number of episodes from Speaking Broadly that have inspired Team HRN. By: Vy Duong
Philippe Andre, US Brand Ambassador, Champagne Charles Heidsieck
Philippe Andre grew up around fine dining at his parent’s upscale restaurant in Evanston, Illinois. He worked every job in the restaurant, eventually hitting the floor and creating a wine program, becoming their first Somm in 18 years.
Wine & Race, Grit & Joy: Tahiirah Habibi
The life of Tahiirah Habibi is the journey from the deadly streets of North Philly to homecoming queen AND president at Penn State to sommelier in Miami to founder of the Hue Society in Atlanta, a curated community that serves as a lifestyle hub to all things Black wine culture.