Wine Enthusiast Podcast: Summer 2021 Outdoor Entertaining

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With summer in full swing and many eager to return to in-person gatherings, we’re here to talk about the new considerations for outdoor entertaining.

In this episode, Associate Managing Editor of Print Layla Schlack talks to two sommeliers about crowd-pleasing bottles that go with anything you might be serving at your barbecue or picnic, as well as what to bust out to make any summer gathering feel like a party.

Joining Layla is Cory Holt, a sommelier with Union Square Hospitality Group and founder of Bridges Wine Culture consulting, and Tahiirah Habibi, founder of Hue Society and a previous 40 Under 40 honoree. They’re both serving up bubbles, magnums and more this summer, so grab your glass and get ready for all the pro tips to making this summer wine sensational.

For more tips on summer-ready selections, check out these fun pét-nats to sip in the sun, or consider these liter-sized bottles for a little extra something in that bottle shared between friends. If you’re keen on a theme for your gathering and love to think pink, read up on how to organize a six-bottle masterclass to rosé to get your drink and learn on.


Published on July 21, 2021
Topics: Podcast