S6 EP5: MARCO PIERRE WHITE - show notes
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S6 EP5: MARCO PIERRE WHITE - summary
Join Olly as he shares a glass with legendary chef Marco Pierre White as they discuss his career, how he discovered wine, and the famous people he has met along the way - some of whom are producing a Hollywood movie about him.
S6 EP5: MARCO PIERRE WHITE - timeline
03:12 - Bardolino is made from a similar blend grapes to Valpolicella: Corvina, Rondinella and Molinara.
03:59 - Marco mentions having dinner with Edward Fox, the actor
05:15 - some of the wines Marco has tasted include Château d’Yquem 1921 Sauternes, Château Haut-Brion 1929, Pessac-Léognan, Château Mouton-Rothschild 1945 Pauillac, Chateau Cheval Blanc 1947 St-Émilion, Château Petrus 1955 St-Émilion
06:40 - Marco mentions two good-quality red wines that he might use while cooking: Fleurie and Hermitage. He also uses Noilly-Prat when cooking fish and Sauternes for foie gras.
07:55 - the bottle that Marco had at The Waterside Inn was Château Latour 1966
08:55 - Marco wanted to replicate Lasserre restaurant in Paris
16:13 - when Marco owned The Oak Room restaurant, four Russian diners ordered a bottle of Château Lafite from the late 19th century … and drank it with Coca-Cola.
18:40 - The Devil In The Kitchen is the film about Marco’s life, which is currently in production
20:45 - the song that Marco says is the most moving is the Irish fold song The Fields of Athenry
22:55 - Marco mentions Mirabeau rosé, made by Stephen Cronk in Provence - and the video of him opening a bottle with a shoe!
23:49 - Olly brings a bottle of Marco a bottle of Iona Sauvignon Blanc 2018 Elgin. The average price is £11 per bottle.