John Garland: Twin Cities wine, beer, and food journalist

John Garland: Twin Cities wine, beer, and food journalist

A special interview with independent journalist and editor John Garland, who was a senior editor at The Growler magazine for years until its folding in August 2020. Our conversation ranges from the local beer scene to wine journalism and everything in-between. Learn more about John at johngarlandwrites.com. 
This episode is brought to you by The Wine Workshop. Learn more at thewineworkshop.net.

Jason DeRusha (Part 1, pre-pandemic)

Jason DeRusha (Part 1, pre-pandemic)

For this episode, we welcome award winning journalist, broadcaster, and restaurant critic Jason DeRusha in for a wide-ranging interview. However, this was recorded in January 2020, about six weeks before the world changed. In many ways, it’s a fascinating glimpse into the world-that-was and will be followed up by another interview shortly focusing on the food and wine world of the Twin Cities during the pandemic.

Welcome to the new TCW podcast!

Welcome to the new TCW podcast!

The new Twin Cities Wine Podcast launches with a welcome from Jason Kallsen, certifed sommelier with the Court of Master Sommeliers, who is also an independent voice in the local wine scene. This opening episode outlays the vison for the podcast and why it’s hyper-focused on the Minneapolis/St. Paul market.
Jason Kallsen and Twin Cities Wine Education function with independence. There is no sales pitch involved, only honest disucssion and education to empower consumers.