150: Jim Favret | How To Become A Wine Connoisseur

Jun 10, 2019 | Interviews, Podcast


Jim Favret is joining me on the show today! I wanted to have Jim on because I am becoming obsessed over learning about wine. I was introduced to Jim through a mutual friend, and his background is more than impressive with time spent as a distributor, as well as a wine judge for the Wine Report. If you’re like me, and all you want to do is understand every little detail about wine– this is the episode for you.

In This Conversation We Cover:

  • [7:38] The moment Jim knew the wine industry was for him
  • [9:28] Starting his wine brokerage company
  • [13:26] How to approach selecting the type of wine you’d like
  • [21:30] Using apps to help you choose wine
  • [30:21] Letting your wine open up + how to store it
  • [46:31] Sulfites and how they affect us
  • [51:07] Analyzing and approaching the smell of wine
  • [01:00:56] Rapid fire with Jim Favret

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