This episode I am joined by winemaker extraordinaire Lenz Moser. He comes from an Austrian winemaking family who really changed the wine landscape for Austria. He is currently chief winemaker for Chateau Changyu Moser XV in China, and certainly putting the wine region Ningxia on the map. You will learn all about the incredible wines he is making, along with a much deeper look into the Ningxia region itself.
If you want to skip ahead:
2m42: How Lenz got into winemaking, his journey and his mentors.
10m30: How Lenz started working with a Chinese winery
16.m40: Discussing White Cabernet Sauvignon
Tasting Moser Family Blanc de Noir 2018 £42.50 Tannico.co.uk
26m14: Lenz Moser aka Mr Gruner, talking about his native grape in Austria: Gruner Veltliner
28m54: Talking about Lenz new Gruner project with Markus Huber: New Chapter
31m50: The wine regions of China with focus on Ningxia
41m27: Talking Cabernet Sauvignon in Ningxia
Tasting Helan Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon £15.99 Ocado
42m03: Vintages in Ningxia
48m00: Regulations and rules in Ningxia, and what Chateau Changyu Moser XV does
51m37: The movement towards quality in China
53m59: Marselan grape
56m08: Tasting Purple Air comes from the east 2016 £195 Hedonism
1h01m: Lenz's advice for someone wanting to be a winemaker
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