Creator of SOMM TV’s Sparklers, Jason Wise, sits down for an exclusive question & answer interview with Forbes author, Liza B. Zimmerman.
Focusing on questions such as “Why focus the series on sparkling wines?” and “Why did you choose such a less-than-well-known producer as the anchor-sponsor for the show?”, Wise provides detailed and astute responses.
“Sparkling wines are some of the most versatile wines when it comes to pairing food.” -Wise
“We tasted dozens and dozens of sparkling wines in preparation for the show and were tipped off to some smaller or lesser-known producers like Lytle-Barnett. We were taken back by how incredible the wine was and when you add the story and how beautiful the location turned out, it was a no brainier." - Wise
“I believe Oregon is both the most under-appreciated and one of the most important wine regions in the United States” -Wise
“There’s a twist with Sparklers. It tasks the contestants who win to judge each other and choose whether they award contestants based on their status in the show or the dish being the best. It really puts friends against friends in the pursuit of winning.” -Wise
We at Lytle-Barnett are grateful to be a part of Sparklers and we are beyond thrilled to be mentioned in Forbes.
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