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S5 EP2: LAURENCE LLEWELYN-BOWEN - show notes
 
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S5 EP2: LAURENCE LLEWELYN-BOWEN - summary

Join Olly as he shares a glass of what’s left of a bottle of Torrontes with Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen and they have a very funny conversation about everything from drinking on planes to the madness of showbiz.

S5 EP2: LAURENCE LLEWELYN-BOWEN - timeline

  • 02:30 - LLB brings a bottle of Tesco Finest Torrontes. The cost is £8 per bottle.

 
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  • 05:06 - LLB turned 54 years old on 11 March 2019

  • 05:43 - Clarissa Dickson-Wright was a big fan of gin and tonic

  • 08:23 - LLB presents two television shows in Australia: House Rules and The Apartment

  • 09:45 - Changing Rooms was a television show that LLB presented from 2003

  • 12:10 - LLB met his with Jackie in 1985

  • 14:10 - the film Fishermen’s Friends singing sea shanties is released in March 2019

  • 15:25 - LLB mentions Camel Valley, the Cornish winery

  • 15:45 - Olly recommends the grape variety Bacchus

  • 21:08 - LLB was on Who Do You Think You Are

  • 25:01 - LLB suggests David Dickinson would play him in the movie of his life

  • 27:02 - LLB designed a production of Peter Pan - The Musical in 2002

  • 27:35 - LLB’s favourite fragrance is from Florian’s

  • 28:15 - three of LLB’s favourite restaurants are The Ritz, The Wolseley and The Ivy Club

  • 28:40 - … and he also likes Bennelong in Sydney

  • 28:56 - Olly gives LLB a bottle of Antinori, Badia a Passignano Gran Selezione 2015 Chianti Classico. The average price is £27 per bottle.

 
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S5 EP2: LAURENCE LLEWELYN-BOWEN - production notes

  • Recorded on 15 January 2019 at 67 Pall Mall in London

  • Hosted by Olly Smith

  • Produced and edited by Richard Hemming MW

  • Mastered by David Thomas

  • Hardware list: 2 x AT-2020 condenser microphones with pop shields, Zoom H6 digital recorder, ATH-M20X headphones

  • Software list: Audacity 2.2.2, Garageband 10.3.0

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S5 EP1: DOM JOLY - show notes
 
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S5 EP1: DOM JOLY - summary

Olly and Dom share a rather tasty alcohol-free brew as they reminisce about making their television show together, taking in everything from prog to Palestine along the way!

S5 EP1: DOM JOLY - timeline

  • 02:22 - Dom and Olly have made a television together called How Beer Changed The World

  • 02:37 - Dom brought a bottle of Brewdog Nanny State. The average price is around £1.30 per bottle.

 
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  • 05:25 - Dom and Olly discuss the terms Fugazi and Fubar, which are American military slang

  • 07:03 - Dom refers to the Michael Palin documentary Around The World In Eighty Days

  • 07:59 - Tintin in the Congo was the second volume in the Tintin series of comic books

  • 08:29 - you can buy Dom’ s books from Amazon here.

  • 11:08 - the Lebanon mountain trail is a tourism route

  • 13:10 - Dom visited the Ksara winery in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley

  • 15:30 - Dom and Olly visited the Hill Farmstead brewery in Vermont

  • 15:58 - Dom discovered sour beer in Belgium at the Cantillon brewery

  • 18:06 - the beer and food pairing experience Dom and Olly shared was at Restaurant Barr in Copenhagen, which is the sister restaurant of Noma

  • 19:10 - Olly recommends Big Drop for alcohol-free beers

  • 22:09 - a beer snake is a long chain of plastic beer glasses made by the crowd at cricket matches

  • 22:16 - Dom’s podcast is called Earworm

  • 23:36 - Blue Jam was a legendary and controversial BBC Radio 1 comedy show made by Chris Morris

  • 27:02 - Olly’s book of the year was The Spy and The Traitor by Ben McIntyre

  • 30:10 - Olly brings Dom a bottle of Cantillon Geuze. The average price is around £5.99 per bottle.

 
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S5 EP1: DOM JOLY - production notes

  • Recorded on 19 December 2018 at Hotel du Vin in Brighton

  • Hosted by Olly Smith

  • Produced and edited by Richard Hemming MW

  • Mastered by David Thomas

  • Hardware list: 2 x AT-2020 condenser microphones with pop shields, Zoom H6 digital recorder, ATH-M20X headphones

  • Software list: Audacity 2.2.2, Garageband 10.3.0

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S4 EP7: BOB BLUE - show notes
 
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S4 EP7: BOB BLUE - summary

Over a glass of 1000 Stories Zinfandel, Olly chats to Bob about his life in wine, from discovering German Riesling while in the US Army to pioneering organic viticulture in California - and now, making a Zinfandel aged in Bourbon barrels.

S4 EP7: BOB BLUE - timeline

 
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  • 03:02 - Bob Blue joined the US army and was stationed in Nuremberg

  • 03:31 - Bob used to buy Riesling for 1.5 marks, the equivalent of around 68 pence!

  • 05:20 - The show Bob watched on PBS featured UC Davis, a winemaking college in California

  • 07:00 - one of the first wines that Bob made was a Chenin Blanc

  • 07:29 - Bob worked at Fetzer in California, where he learned about red winemaking

  • 11:30 - Bob compares the ripeness of the Zinfandel grapes to those used for Amarone

  • 13:07 - Zinfandel was imported to the US when it was still a new country, and it won an award at the first state fair in 1858

  • 17:11 - Bob helped pioneer organic viticulture at Bonterra

  • 20:15 - It’s A Wonderful Life is one of Bob’s favourite Christmas movies

 
 
  • 21:28 - Neil Young is one of Bob’s favourite performers

  • 21:50 - A Stillness at Appomattox is the book that Bob mentions

  • 22:28 - Bob chooses the track All Along The Watchtower by Bob Dylan

  • 23:20 - Olly gives Bob a bottle of Burning Sky Saison Anniversaire - a beer aged in Burgundy barrels. It costs around £12 per bottle.

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S4 EP7: BOB BLUE - production notes

  • Recorded on 13 November 2018 at 67 Pall Mall in London

  • Hosted by Olly Smith

  • Produced and edited by Richard Hemming MW

  • Mastered by David Thomas

  • Hardware list: 2 x AT-2020 condenser microphones with pop shields, Zoom H6 digital recorder, ATH-M20X headphones

  • Software list: Audacity 2.2.2, Garageband 10.3.0

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S4 EP6: ADAM HENSON - show notes
 
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S4 EP6: ADAM HENSON - summary

Olly shares a glass of beer with farmer and television presented Adam Henson as they chat about everything from animals to movies to farming to education.

S4 EP6: ADAM HENSON - timeline

  • 00:04 - this series of A Glass With is brought to you by 1000 Stories Wines

  • 02:47 - Adam is a presented for Countryfile on BBC One

  • 03:10 - Adam brings a bottle of Rare Breed beer made by Butcombe Brewery. The price is £1.71 per bottle.

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  • 09:48 - Adam’s Cotswold Farm Park is open to visitors

  • 11:32 - Adam wants to develop a GCSE in agriculture

  • 18:00 - Adam’s business partner is Duncan Andrews

  • 18:45 - Adam’s grandfather was the entertainer Leslie Henson

 
 
 
 
 
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S4 EP6: ADAM HENSON - production notes

  • Recorded on 26 September 2018 at Adam’s farm in Gloucestershire

  • Hosted by Olly Smith

  • Produced and edited by Richard Hemming MW

  • Mastered by David Thomas

  • Hardware list: 2 x AT-2020 condenser microphones with pop shields, Zoom H6 digital recorder, ATH-M20X headphones

  • Software list: Audacity 2.2.2, Garageband 10.3.0

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S4 EP5: JOSÉ PIZARRO - show notes
 
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S4 EP5: JOSÉ PIZARRO - summary

Olly meets chef and restaurateur José Pizarro to talk about wine, sherry and how to be happy - there is definitely a connection!

S4 EP5: JOSÉ PIZARRO - timeline

  • 00:04 - this series of A Glass With is brought to you by 1000 Stories Wines

  • 02:36 - José brings the Syrah Cuvée and Chardonnay of his own wine brand. They cost £18 and £16 respectively, and can be purchased here.

 
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  • 02:51 - Olly tasted José’s Chardonnay at Car Fest South

  • 03:09 - … as well as plenty of Tio Pepe fino sherry

  • 05:00 - Presa is a cut of Ibérico pork

  • 06:03 - José originally comes from Extremadura in southwest Spain

  • 09:16 - José mentions Jensen Gin, Tanqueray and Gin Mare as some of his favourites

  • 10:06 - Bermondsey is where two of Josè’s restaurants are based

  • 12:45 - the Feria de Jerez is a festival that José recommends everyone should visit

  • 13:23 - the rebujito is a cocktail that mixes sherry with soft drinks

  • 14:51 - José’s forthcoming new book is called Andalucía: Seville and beyond

  • 17:35 - the flavour that José could not live without is pimentón - smoked paprika

  • 17:48 - José would love to cook for María Callas, Pablo Picasso and Tracey Emin

  • 19:36 - Olly brings a bottle of Viña AB from Gonzalez Byass. The average price is £12 per bottle.

 
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S4 EP5: JOSÉ PIZARRO - production notes

  • Recorded on 1 October 2018 at José’s house in London

  • Hosted by Olly Smith

  • Produced and edited by Richard Hemming MW

  • Mastered by David Thomas

  • Hardware list: 2 x AT-2020 condenser microphones with pop shields, Zoom H6 digital recorder, ATH-M20X headphones

  • Software list: Audacity 2.2.2, Garageband 10.3.0

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S4 EP4: SHIVI RAMOUTAR - show notes
 
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S4 EP4: SHIVI RAMOUTAR - summary

Olly and Shivi pop open a very swanky white Rioja and chat about all things flavoursome and satisfying - including the story of her burgeoning career as a chef in print and on screen.

S4 EP4: SHIVI RAMOUTAR - timeline

  • 00:04 - this series of A Glass With is brought to you by 1000 Stories Wines

  • 02:08 - Shivi brings a bottle of Viña Tondonia, Reserva 2004 Rioja. The average price is £41 per bottle

 
 
  • 02:12 - Olly brought a bottle of the red version of Tondonia to give to Sting and Trudie in episode one of series four.

  • 03:47 - Shivi did a wine course with the Wine & Spirit Education Trust

  • 05:05 - Olly compares the flavour of Viña Tondonia white to dry sherries such as Fino

  • 05:11 - one of Shivi’s favourite Spanish restaurants is Barrafina

  • 05:57 - Shivi mentions PX (Pedro Ximénez) as one of her favourite sweet wines

  • 06:45 - The wine Shivi has been enjoying recently is Assyrtiko

  • 07:23 - Assyrtiko can be purchased at Waitrose and Marks & Spencer, and other high street retailers

  • 11:45 - Shivi appears on Saturday Kitchen cooking Caribbean recipes

  • 12:43 - Shivi studied law at University College London and BPP

  • 19:35 - Allspice is Shivi’s favourite spice

  • 20:08 - the novel that Shivi recommends is One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Gárcia Márquez

  • 20:24 - Shivi’s first book is called Caribbean Modern: Recipes from the Rum Islands

 
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  • 21:04 - Olly brings a bottle of Willi Schaefer, Graacher Domprobst Riesling Spätlese 2007 Mosel for Shivi. The average price is £21 per bottle.

 
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S4 EP4: SHIVI RAMOUTAR - production notes

  • Recorded on 25 September 2018 at Shivi’s house in London

  • Hosted by Olly Smith

  • Produced and edited by Richard Hemming MW

  • Mastered by David Thomas

  • Hardware list: 2 x AT-2020 condenser microphones with pop shields, Zoom H6 digital recorder, ATH-M20X headphones

  • Software list: Audacity 2.2.2, Garageband 10.3.0

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S4 EP3: JAKE BALL - show notes
 
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S4 EP3: JAKE BALL - summary

Olly and England cricketer Jake got together over a classic Aussie red to discuss all things cricket, wine and salad cream. All the vital issues, basically.

S4 EP3: JAKE BALL - timeline

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  • 10:15 - Jake went on the Ashes tour of Australia in 2017-18 …

  • 11:25 - … and Bangladesh and India in 2016

  • 12:37 - Jake’s England debut was at Lord’s cricket ground in July 2016

  • 14:06 - Jake says that the Nottinghamshire team drink a lot of New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc - especially Cloudy Bay

  • 16:25 - Jake’s choice of song to dance to is September by Earth, Wind and Fire

 
 
  • 17:31 - Olly brought Jake a bottle of Quinta Nova, Terroir Blend Reserva 2015 Douro Valley. The average price is £14 per bottle.

S4 EP3: JAKE BALL - production notes

  • Recorded on 28 August 2018 at The Oval cricket ground in south London

  • Hosted by Olly Smith

  • Produced and edited by Richard Hemming MW

  • Mastered by David Thomas

  • Hardware list: 2 x AT-2020 condenser microphones with pop shields, Zoom H6 digital recorder, ATH-M20X headphones

  • Software list: Audacity 2.2.2, Garageband 10.3.0

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S4 EP2: NATHAN OUTLAW - show notes
 
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S4 EP2: NATHAN OUTLAW - summary

Olly and Nathan share a glass of beer as they chat his life and career, taking in everything from fishing to brewing to writing to driving to arguing!

S4 EP2: NATHAN OUTLAW - timeline

 
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  • 03:11 - The Guinness factory is in Dublin

  • 04:31 - There are three Guinness breweries in Africa.

  • 05:48 - Nathan’s father works at his restaurant in The Capital Hotel, London

  • 06:14 - Olly’s parents ate at Outlaw’s Kitchen in Port Isaac, Cornwall

  • 06:54 - Nathan has been making his own videos for his Grub Club

  • 08:20 - Nathan’s first job was at The Intercontinental Hotel

  • 10:24 - When he was 19, Nathan went to ask Rick Stein for a job

  • 15:03 - Nathan mentions Tarquins Gin, which originates from Cornwall; he also namechecks St Austell Brewery and Camel Valley wine

  • 15:32 - Camel Valley were the first winery to get a royal warrant

  • 16:57 - Nathan’s new book will be released in April 2019

  • 21:13 - Nathan’s favourite band is Queens Of The Stone Age. ROCK!

  • 22:09 - Not long after this podcast, Olly pulled some strings and Nathan had a chance to drive his dream car!

  • 23:09 - Nathan’s favourite restaurant critic is Matthew Fort

  • 24:54 - Olly gives Nathan a bottle of Clos Cantenac l’Exuberance Rosé 2017 Bordeaux. The price is £15.99 per bottle.

 
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S4 EP2: NATHAN OUTLAW - production notes

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S4 EP1: STING AND TRUDIE - show notes
 
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S4 EP1: STING AND TRUDIE - summary

Olly talks to Sting and Trudie at their estate in Tuscany about wine, organic farming, music, movies and the secrets of a successful marriage!

S4 EP1: STING AND TRUDIE - timeline

  • 00:05 - This series of A Glass With is sponsored by 1,000 Stories Wines.

  • 02:59 - 20th August 2018 was Sting and Trudie’s 26th wedding anniversary

  • 04:01 - Sting and Trudie’s daughter Coco (Eliot) was born in Pisa on 30 July 1990

  • 04:06 - Trudie mentions meeting the Frescobaldi and Antinori family of winemakers

  • 04:11 - Antinori’s Cervaro Chardonnay was the wine they served at their wedding

 
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  • 04:30 - the first wines that Sting and Trudie shared were Mateus Rosé and Blue Nun

  • 05:05 - Sting and Trudie’s wine estate is Il Palagio

  • 06:11 - Alan York was hired to consult on the rebirth of the vineyards at Il Palagio

  • 07:17 - Sting and Trudie bring a bottle of Sister Moon 2015 IGT Toscana to share with Olly. The blend is Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. The average price is £29 per bottle.

 
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  • 08:52 - Winemaker Daniel O’Donnell now consults at Il Palagio

  • 13:35 - Il Palagio has 600 hectares of land, although most is not planted to vines; they also grow olives and make honey among other things

  • 18:09 - Sting was brought up in Tyneside, northern England

  • 18:38 - Olly mentions Polyface Farm in Virginia, America

  • 21:52 - Freak Show is the 2018 film directed by Trudie Styler

 
 
  • 24:12 - the Mozart estate is a vineyard where Mozart is played to the vines

  • 25:01 - Provence rosé is one of Sting and Trudie’s favourite styles of wine

  • 25:17 - Trudie also mentions St-Émilion as a favourite destination

  • 26:54 - Cinghiale are wild boar

  • 27:38 - Sting and Trudie have released a special wine to commemorate their 10th anniversary as winemakers called Dieci

  • 28:02 - Sting and Trudie served When We Dance and Roxanne White at their wedding anniversary celebrations

  • 30:32 - Olly gives a bottle of Viña Tondonia, Reserva 1991 Rioja to Sting and Trudie. The price is £30 per bottle.

 
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S4 EP1: STING AND TRUDIE - production notes

  • Recorded on 20 August 2018 at Sting and Trudie’s Il Palagio estate in Tuscany

  • Hosted by Olly Smith

  • Produced and edited by Richard Hemming MW

  • Mastered by David Thomas

  • Hardware list: 2 x AT-2020 condenser microphones with pop shields, Zoom H6 digital recorder, ATH-M20X headphones

  • Software list: Audacity 2.2.2, Garageband 10.3.0

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S3 EP6: GEORGE EGG - show notes
 
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S3 EP6: GEORGE EGG - summary

George and Olly share a glass of not one but two truly unique wines as they talk about cookery, comedy, camaraderie and Indiana Jones.

S3 EP6: GEORGE EGG - timeline

 
 
  • 03:54 - George's current show is DIY Chef

  • 05:53 - George brings a bottle of his homemade Norfolk crab and wilding wine

  • 07:08 - the poster in George's house was designed by his son for Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them

  • 07:44 - the second drink George brings is homemade plum wine

  • 08:15 - George also makes elderflower cordial, with which he creates a spritzer using his crab apple and (non-homemade!) soda water

  • 10:03 - George used a recipe from John Wright's book Booze

 
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  • 1 1:15 - Olly compares the flavours to those found in Provence rosé or Tavel rosé

  • 13:03 - One of George's go-to wines is Viognier

  • 14:22 - George was inspired by Archaos

  • 15:24 - George then worked with Ian Smith of Mischief La Bas

  • 16:42 - During his show, George cooks a steak using two blowtorches and a metal Terminator 2 DVD box

 
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  • 24:17 - The thing that makes George laugh loudest is You've Been Framed with Harry Hill

 
 
  • 25:11 - Olly brings George a bottle of Breaky Bottom, Cuvée Reynolds Stones 2010 England. The price is £30 per bottle, named after the designer and engraver Alan Reynolds Stone.

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S3 EP6: GEORGE EGG - production notes

  • Recorded on 26 June 2018 at George's house in Brighton

  • Hosted by Olly Smith

  • Produced and edited by Richard Hemming MW

  • Mastered by David Thomas

  • Hardware list: 2 x AT-2020 condenser microphones with pop shields, Zoom H6 digital recorder, ATH-M20X headphones

  • Software list: Audacity 2.2.2, Garageband 10.3.0

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S3 EP5: TOM PARKER BOWLES - show notes
 
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S3 EP5: TOM PARKER BOWLES - summary

Olly sat down with Tom at the Groucho Club in Soho to share a glass of rosé and chat about fine, wine and life. What else is there?

S3 EP5: TOM PARKER BOWLES - timeline

  • 02:35 - bottle variation is when different bottles of the same wine have different taste characteristics, and it can be more prevalent in natural wine
  • 03:06 - Tom brings a bottle of Le Grand Cros, Rosé 2017 Côtes de Provence. The price is £13.95 per bottle.
  • 04:40 - Bacchus is one of England's best native grape varieties for still wines
 
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  • 04:03 - Tom Parker Bowles' mother is Camilla Parker Bowles, who is president of the English and Welsh trade association WineGB
  • 05:38 - Olly mentions Eileen Hardy Chardonnay as a great example of premium wine from a large-scale producer. The average price is £27 per bottle.
 
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  • 06:18 - Olly and Tom discuss the Austrian grape varieties Grüner Veltliner, Riesling and Blaufränkisch.
  • 06:34 - Tom's grandfather was Bruce Shand, a partner in the wine merchant Block, Grey and Block.
  • 07:02 - Tom's grandfather gave him 25 cases of Château Léoville Barton and 25 cases of Château Léoville Poyferré, both from the legendary 1982 vintage.
  • 07:48 - Anthony Barton is the proprietor of Château Léoville Barton
  • 08:31 - Tom has written seven books - find out about them here.
  • 08:57 - Tom mentions caponata, a classic Sicilian dish
  • 09:28 - Tom mentions Prue Leith and Lloyd Grossman as two personalities who have tried to improve hospital food
  • 12:03 - Malibu and pineapple was Olly's signature drink, succeeded by Tennent's tops.
  • 16:04 - Olly and Tom were both born in 1974
  • 16:30 - Chef Fergus Henderson apparently has a glass of Madeira every day at 11 o'clock
  • 16:40 - Sercial is a dry style of Madeira - Olly recommends it with Comté cheese
  • 16:55 - Olly mentions Verdelho, another style of Madeira, which reminds him of marmalade
  • 17:08 - Blandy's is one of the main Madeira producer
  • 17:56 - Canteiro is an integral part of the modern Madeira production process
  • 18:14 - As an oxidised style of wine, Madeira remains the same even once opened
  • 18:45 - Tom asks Olly about the Coravin, a revolutionary wine preservation device
  • 19:59 - Olly mentions Delord armagnac, and the online retailer Brandy Classics
  • 23:40 - Olly and Tom both love Scampi flavoured fries.
 
 
  • 24:08 - Olly give Tom a bottle of Gonzalez Byass, Matusalem Dulce Oloroso NV sherry. The average price is £34 per bottle.
 
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S3 EP5: TOM PARKER BOWLES - production notes

  • Recorded on 5 June 2018 at The Groucho Club in Soho
  • Hosted by Olly Smith
  • Produced and edited by Richard Hemming MW
  • Mastered by David Thomas
  • Hardware list: 2 x AT-2020 condenser microphones with pop shields, Zoom H6 digital recorder, ATH-M20X headphones
  • Software list: Audacity 2.2.2, Garageband 10.3.0
S3 EP4: ANDI OLIVER - show notes
 
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S3 EP4: ANDI OLIVER - summary

Andi and Oliver share a glass at her London restaurant to talk about her incredible life and career so far.

S3 EP4: ANDI OLIVER - timeline

 
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  • 05:04 -  Andi's loves to drink vodka, port and dry sherry
  • 04:59 - Fino and Manzanilla are types of dry sherry
  • 05:26 - Rick Stein's Road To Mexico is a BBC2 television programme first broadcast in January 2018
  • 06:08 - Olly visited the Hill Farmstead brewery in Vermont
  • 06:55 - Andi appeared on cult BBC sitcom The Young Ones as the lead singer in Rip Rig + Panic
  • 08:24 - Andi grew up in Bury St-Edmunds
  • 08:40 - Andi met her lifelong friend Neneh Cherry while in the band
  • 09:47 - Andi drove a 1970s Morris Minor across south-east Asia for a forthcoming television show called Road to Saigon
  • 12:47 - Edgar Allen Poe went to school on the site of Andi's restaurant
  • 13:48 - Andi's sausages are made by Forest Coalpit Farm
  • 16:28 - Andi played Titania in A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Theatre Royal in Bury St Edmunds
  • 17:15 - Andi interviewed writer Maya Angelou
  • 20:27 - Andi loves the chefs Rick Stein and Nuno Mendes
  • 21:36 - Andi chooses A Change is Gonna Come by Sam Cooke
 
 
 
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S3 EP4: ANDI OLIVER - production notes

  • Recorded on 20 April 2018 at Andi's in Stoke Newington
  • Hosted by Olly Smith
  • Produced and edited by Richard Hemming MW
  • Mastered by David Thomas
  • Hardware list: 2 x AT-2020 condenser microphones with pop shields, Zoom H6 digital recorder, ATH-M20X headphones
  • Software list: Audacity 2.2.2, Garageband 10.2.0
S3 EP3: PHIL JUPITUS - show notes
 
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S3 EP3: PHIL JUPITUS - summary

Olly met stand-up supremo Phil at a lovely London boozer to chat about their favourite beers, his love of art and his career in showbiz - starting from his childhood growing up in a pub.

S3 EP3: PHIL JUPITUS - timeline

  • 01:57 - Olly and Phil met at The Mulberry Bush pub on Upper Ground near Waterloo
  • 02:56 - the V1 was a German bomb used in the Second World War
  • 04:18 - Nanny State is an alcohol-free beer made by Brewdog
  • 04:37 - Phil brings a bottle of St Peter's Without, which costs around £1.75 per bottle
 
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  • 05:04 - Phil's favourite draught beer is Sam Adam's Summer Ale
  • 05:26 - The other beers Phil mentions as his favourites are Burton and Bass
  • 06:15 - Olly mentions Big Drop as one of the best alcohol-free beers
  • 07:29 - Phil toured Australia and New Zealand in spring 2017
  • 08:47 - a boilermaker is a beer with a shot of whiskey
  • 08:51 - Phil mentions Bulleit bourbon
  • 10:02 - Phil's grandfather's pub was The Brewery Tap in Barking
  • 12:20 - Shandy and lager top are drinks made from beer and lemonade
  • 12:36 - Shandy Bass is a particular brand of shandy
  • 13:34 - Phil mentions the New York Grill in Tokyo as the restaurant where he had steak chips and 'the most sensational red wine I've ever drunk.'
  • 15:11 - Phil visited the Swindon Museum and Art Gallery 
  • 16:03 - Olly's daughter Lily makes Phil an Easter badge
  • 16:52 - Phil's daughter's Etsy page is Emily Dubious
  • 17:33  - Phil's first stepfather is an ornamental wood carver who made the figurehead for the SS Great Britain.
 
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  • 18:50 - Phil's current tour is called Juplicity
  • 19:18 - Phil does a character called Porky the Poet
  • 19:40 - During the interval, Phil gives away Tunnocks Tea Cakes!
  • 20:02 - Richard Hamilton was a British pop artist
  • 21:58 - The Specials played The Rainbow Theatre in London on 1st May 1980
  • 22:28 - Phil was a regular on the BBC comedy panel show Never Mind The Buzzcocks
  • 23:25 - Reginald Bosanquet was an ITV news anchor
  • 25:28 - Olly gives Phil a bottle of Marimar, La Masia Don Miguel Vineyard Pinot Noir Russian River Valley
 
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S3 EP3: PHIL JUPITUS - production notes

  • Recorded on 27 March 2018 at the Mulberry Bush in London
  • Hosted by Olly Smith
  • Produced and edited by Richard Hemming MW
  • Mastered by David Thomas
  • Hardware list: 2 x AT-2020 condenser microphones with pop shields, Zoom H6 digital recorder, ATH-M20X headphones
  • Software list: Audacity 2.2.2, Garageband 10.2.0
S3 EP2: CANDICE BROWN - show notes
 
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S3 EP2: CANDICE BROWN - summary

Olly and Candice Brown share a cheeky glass of English bubbles while they talk about her success winning the Great British Bakeoff, growing up above a pub, showbiz, the importance of saying thank-you, and her favourite drinks.

S3 EP2: CANDICE BROWN - timeline

 
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  • 02:34 - Candice featured this bottle as part of her winning creation in the final of the GBBO
  • 03:53 - Olly and Candice met on the BBC television show Christmas Kitchen
  • 05:07 - Nyetimber is based in West Sussex
  • 05:33 - Candice brought some of her home-made chocolate caramel salted shortbread from her new book
  • 05:40 - Candice's book is called Comfort.
 
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  • 08:58 - Olly mentions the pub The Square and Compass in Dorset
  • 09:13 - Liam Macaulay is Candice's Brown's fiancé.
  • 10:24 - Candice Brown was born in Edmonton
  • 13:24 - Candice was in Fortnum and Mason on Piccadilly
  • 15:08 - Candice's favourite red is Malbec from Argentina ...
  • 15:19 - ... but she is also a big fan of Bonarda
  • 17:33 - Candice was a teacher before winning the Great British Bakeoff
  • 19:44 - Candice does charity work with Great Ormond Street Hospital
  • 20:55  - Olly gives Candice a bottle of Joan Simo, Viatge al Priorat 2014 from Catalonia. The average price is £21 per bottle.
  • 21:31 - The  soil in Priorat is known as llicorella
 
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S3 EP2: CANDICE BROWN - production notes

  • Recorded on 27 October 2017 at a private club in central London
  • Hosted by Olly Smith
  • Produced and edited by Richard Hemming MW
  • Mastered by David Thomas
  • Hardware list: 2 x AT-2020 condenser microphones with pop shields, Zoom H6 digital recorder, ATH-M20X headphones
  • Software list: Audacity 2.2.2, Garageband 10.2.0
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S3 EP1: CLARE BALDING - show notes
 
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S3 EP1: CLARE BALDING - summary

Olly shares a glass of white burgundy with Queen of Sports Clare Balding as they chat about her experience of wine, and her career as a broadcaster.

S3 EP1: CLARE BALDING - timeline

  • 00:02 - this episode is sponsored by Peter Yealands wines of New Zealand
  • 02:10 - Meursault is a white wine from the Côte de Beaune in Burgundy, France
  • 02:15 - Sir Peter O'Sullevan was a renowned horse racing commentator
  • 03:01 - Jacques Lardière is the winemaker at Louis Jadot
  • 03:29 - Clare opens a bottle of Louis Jadot, Les Narvaux 2012 Meursault - from the same year that the Olympic and Paralympic games were held in London. The average price is £39 per bottle.
 
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  • 04:09 - Jimmy Anderson is an England cricketer
  • 04:46 - Gavi di Gavi is an Italian white wine from Piedmont, made from the Cortese grape
  • 05:50 - Tokaj is a sweet white wine from Hungary
  • 08:37 - Ramblings is a BBC Radio 4 programme in which Clare chats to a special guest during a countryside walk
  • 08:44 Ed Byrne is an Irish comedian - listen to his episode of Ramblings here
 
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  • 11:56 - In 2012, Clare reported on the London Olympic and Paralympic games for the BBC
  • 12:22 Clare's interview with Bert Le Clos became well known
 
 
  • 14:32 - This episode is sponsored by Peter Yealands wines of New Zealand
  • 20:27 - The Korean women's hockey team featured players from both north and south Korea in the 2018 Winter Olympics
  • 21:03 - John Skeaping was a British sculptor and painter
  • 23:13 - David Morrissey is a British actor. Clare also mentions actresses Maxine Peake and Miranda Hart
  • 24:00 - Colin Cowdrey was the captain of the England cricket team
  • 25:10 - Olly recommends Aaron Lee Tasjan and Lee Ann Womack
 
 
  • 26:49 - Clare's favourite walk is St Oswalds Way
  • 31:25 - Olly gives Clare a bottle of Ocean Eight, Verve Chardonnay 2011 Mornington Peninsula - the price is £29 per bottle
 
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S3 EP1: CLARE BALDING - production notes

  • Recorded on 5 March 2018 at Clare's home in west London
  • Hosted by Olly Smith
  • Produced and edited by Richard Hemming MW
  • Mastered by David Thomas
  • Hardware list: 2 x AT-2020 condenser microphones with pop shields, Zoom H6 digital recorder, ATH-M20X headphones
  • Software list: Audacity 2.2.2, Garageband 10.2.0
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BONUS 4: BEST OF SERIES 1 & 2 - show notes
 
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BONUS 4: BEST OF SERIES 1 & 2 - summary

Olly is joined by producer Rich for an entirely self-indulgent look back at the best bits of series one and two while they share a glass of tasty red Bordeaux.

BONUS 4: BEST OF SERIES 1 & 2 - timeline

  • 02:10 - Olly bought a bottle of Furleigh Estate sparkling wine from Fortnum & Mason for the Jay Rayner episode
  • 02:17 - The episode was recorded at a wine tasting held by Lay and Wheeler, part of the Majestic Wine group
  • 02:22 - Richard chose a bottle of Roc de Cambes 2012 Côtes de Bourg. The average price is £40 per bottle.
 
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  • 02:40 - François Mitjavile is the winemaker at Roc de Cambes
  • 03:02 - Richard was going to bring Hatzidakis, Mylos Vieilles Vignes Assyrtiko 2016 Santorini which costs £29 from The Wine Society
  • 03:22 - Olly worked with the London Greek Wine Festival
  • 03:30 - the award was given to Apostolos Thymiopoulos
  • 03:40 - Olly and Richard drank the Mylos Santorini with Mark Andrew, co-founder of Noble Rot
  • 04:43 - The original idea for A Glass With came from Will Evans
  • 05:17 - Olly and Richard recorded this episode at Lords cricket ground.
  • 06:55 - Stephen K Amos is indeed on tour! See his dates here.
  • 09:18 - The Oxford Bar is the Edinburgh pub in which Ian Rankin's famous detective Rebus drinks
 
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  • 09:21 - Olly's friend Ian Hoey suggested Ian Rankin as a guest
  • 12:15 - Richard smuggled the Pontet-Canet 2010 into an In N Out Burger in Hollywood, in a homage to the below scene from Sideways
 
 
 
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BONUS 4: BEST OF SERIES 1 & 2 - production notes

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BONUS 3: MIRIAM MARGOLYES - show notes
 
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BONUS 3: MIRIAM MARGOLYES - summary

Actress, gin aficionado and wonderful woman Miriam chats to Olly about her career, the bizarre story of how she started drinking gin and shares some of her extraordinary vocal talents!

BONUS 3: MIRIAM MARGOLYES - timeline

  • 02:06 - The two gin brands that Miriam mentions are Booths and Gordons
  • 02:59 - sweet Jewish wine is generally made from the Concord grape variety
  • 03:46 - Sam Galsworthy is one of the original founders of Sipsmith Gin
  • 04:08 - Pollination Gin comes from the Dyfi distillery in Wales, and costs £34.95 per bottle
 
 
  • 06:05 - Miriam provided the voice of the bunny in television adverts for Cadbury's Caramel in the 1980s.
 
 
  • 07:00 - the Thames estuary accent
 
 
  • 10:19 - Mrs Gamp is a character from Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens
  • 12:36 - Footlights is the name of the famous Cambridge University sketch troupe
  • 13:42 - 'You appear to be wearing a pair of Devil's dumplings' was a line from the BBC sitcom Blackadder.
 
 
 
 

BONUS 3: MIRIAM MARGOLYES - production notes

  • Recorded on 28 September 2017 in southwest London
  • Hosted by Olly Smith
  • Produced and edited by Richard Hemming MW
  • Mastered by David Thomas
  • Hardware list: 2 x AT-2020 condenser microphones with pop shields, Zoom H6 digital recorder, ATH-M20X headphones
  • Software list: Audacity 2.1.3, Garageband 10.2.0
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BONUS 2: JAY RAYNER - show notes
 
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BONUS 2: JAY RAYNER - summary

Restaurant critic and jazz fingersmith Jay Rayner sat down with Olly over a rather good glass of red Bordeaux to talk about wine, jazz and life. What else is there?

BONUS 2: JAY RAYNER - timeline

  • 00:57 - this episode was recorded at Brasserie Zédel in London
  • 01:58 - Jay writes for The Observer newspaper
  • 02:21 - the books that Jay has written can be found on his website
  • 02:32 - The Kitchen Cabinet is Jay's show on BBC radio 4
  • 03:34 - Jay mentions Budd shirts
  • 05:24 - Le Gavroche and Rules are two of the classic restaurants Jay wrote about
  • 05:35 - The restaurant in Alsace that Jay goes to review is l'Auberge de l'Ill
  • 05:53 - the sommelier at 'Auberge de l'Ill is Serge Dubs
  • 07:35 - the wine Jay has brought is Château Cos d'Estournel 1993 St-Estèphe. The average price is £83 per bottle.
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  • 10:08 - Hugel are a legendary producer from Alsace
  • 10:30 - Château Musar is another legendary producer from Lebanon
  • 12:10 - sulphites are a preservative commonly used in wine production
  • 14:02 - Westerns Laundry is a restaurant in Highbury
  • 17:42 - Jay gave a critical review of Le Cinq restaurant in Paris
  • 18:32 - Jay supports The Food Chain
  • 18:49 - more information about Jay's new album can be found on his website
  • 18:55 - tickets for Jay's Cadogan Hall gig on Friday 17 November can be bought here
  • 21:10 - some of the jazz musicians that Jay admires are Liane CarrollIan ShawJoe Stilgoe and Guy Barker
  • 22:30 - Olly mentions Audio T in Brighton as the shop where he bought a CD player
  • 26:05 - you can buy tickets to Jay's Cadogan Hall gig here
  • 26:50 - Jay's review of the waxing clinic can be read here
  • 28:17 - Jay's mother was agony aunt Claire Rayner
  • 30:46 - Olly gives Jay a bottle of Furleigh Estate Classic Cuvée NV England. The average price is £25 per bottle.
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BONUS 2: JAY RAYNER - production notes

  • Recorded on 27 September 2017 at Brasserie Zédel, central London
  • Hosted by Olly Smith
  • Produced and edited by Richard Hemming MW
  • Mastered by David Thomas
  • Hardware list: 2 x AT-2020 condenser microphones with pop shields, Zoom H6 digital recorder, ATH-M20X headphones
  • Software list: Audacity 2.1.3, Garageband 10.2.0
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S2 EP5: DAWN FRENCH - show notes
 
 

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S2 EP5: DAWN FRENCH - summary

The lovely Dawn French chats to Olly about her love of cider, her love of the west-country and her love of her husband - among many other lovely things - including an exclusive insight into her new book!

S2 EP5: DAWN FRENCH - timeline

 
 
  • 04:35 - Richard Osman is a British television presenter best known for the quiz show Pointless
  • 05:02 - the biodynamic tasting calendar can be found as an app here
  • 06:36 - scrumpy is a type of strong cider, mostly made in Cornwall
  • 10:05 - Dawn married her husband Mark Bignell in April 2013
  • 14:06 - Franco Zeffirelli is an Italian film director
  • 18:30 - Jennifer Saunders performed with Dawn French from the beginning of their careers in comedy
  • 18:45 - Dawn met Jennifer at Central School of Speech and Drama
  • 24:53 - Fowey Valley first made a sparkling vintage cider, made in the champagne style
  • 27:24 - Richard Curtis is a British screenwriter
  • 27:26 - Dawn starred in the BBC television sitcom The Vicar of Dibley between 1994 and 1998
 
 
 
 

S2 EP5: DAWN FRENCH - production notes

  • Recorded on 15 June 2017 in Cornwall
  • Hosted by Olly Smith
  • Produced and edited by Richard Hemming MW
  • Mastered by David Thomas
  • Hardware list: 2 x AT-2020 condenser microphones with pop shields, Zoom H6 digital recorder, ATH-M20X headphones
  • Software list: Audacity 2.1.3, Garageband 10.2.0
S2 EP4: SIR MICHAEL PARKINSON - show notes
 
 

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S2 EP4: SIR MICHAEL PARKINSON - summary

Chat show legend Sir Michael Parkinson joined Olly for a glass of wine and a chat about his life and career so far. It's an entertaining romp through his many experiences as a television personality, as well as his earlier years in the army and starting out as a journalist.

S2 EP4: SIR MICHAEL PARKINSON - timeline

 
 
  • 02:55 - Yates' Wine Lodge was a chain of wine bars especially popular in northern England
  • 04:30 - Sir Michael gave the Australia Day address in 2011
 
 
  • 05:52 - Sir Michael grew in up Grimethorpe, a mining village in Yorkshire
  • 06:33 - Ingrid Bergman was a Hollywood film star
  • 06:37 - the Rock Cinema was in Cudworth, near where Sir Michael grew up
  • 08:08 - this episode is brought to you by Yalumba
  • 09:08 - Fleet Street was the centre of London journalism
  • 10:07 - El Vino is a legendary wine bar on Fleet Street
  • 11:36 - Sir Michael had a chat show on BBC television between 1971 and 2004
  • 12:03 - The first guest on Parkinson was actor Terry Thomas
  • 13:34 - Granada television is the ITV network for northern England
  • 14:54 - Sir Michael appears on the cover of the Wings album Band On The Run
 
 
 
 
  • 20:08 - Graham Norton produces his own range of New Zealand wine
  • 21:10 - Michael Winner was a famous British film producer and latterly restaurant critic
  • 23:23 - Olly gives Sir Michael a bottle of Georges Vernay, Les Challiées de l'Enfer 2012 Condrieu. The average price is £69 per bottle.
 
 

S2 EP4: SIR MICHAEL PARKINSON - production notes

  • Recorded on 23 May 2017 in central London
  • Hosted by Olly Smith
  • Produced and edited by Richard Hemming MW
  • Mastered by David Thomas
  • Hardware list: 2 x AT-2020 condenser microphones with pop shields, Zoom H6 digital recorder, ATH-M20X headphones
  • Software list: Audacity 2.1.3, Garageband 10.1.6
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