Tom Powers of http://www.gastrotommy.com talks with Jon Bonné, Wine Editor of the San Francisco Chronicle while attending In Pursuit of Balance in 2011. Bonné shares some truly powerful language about balanced wines. He demands that bigger wines are dialed back and acknowledges that some winemakers should not be within 5 miles of Chardonnay. This is great stuff! Distributed by Tubemogul.
After 20 years in restaurants and fine wine, Tom Powers created this original Web show that provides the public with an industry insider's perspective on the world of food and wine. The wide screen, high definition show is the first of it's kind since historically, the restaurant and wine industries have only been covered by outsiders and critics. Through www.gastrotommy.com, Powers introduces the audience to the chefs, winemakers and sommeliers that are shaping today's world of gastronomy. Rest assured, the name is meant to diminish any perceptions of an elitist approach. Simply think of Tommy as an old friend that will guide you through this enchanting, but often misrepresented world. Each bi-monthly episode has a celebrity guest, provides deep insight on a new culinary topic, and suggests innovative food and beverage pairings. Paid www.gastrotommy.com 'insiders' will be able to buy wine at a discount and will have exclusive access to rare bottles from the finest purveyors in the marketplace, worldwide.