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The following is a clip taken from Austin Beeman's interview on the Upside of 40 Podcast with Sean Mooney.
Topic: How to Pair Wine with Food: The One Simple Rule
"Sean Mooney: Well, and now let's get to the basics, because I grew up and I was a waiter at a place called The Vineyard, and I learned the basics and the different types of wine and I could suggest, and we had wine tastings, it was great. But a lot of people don't really know wine at all. And there's always been this you have a white with chicken, and fish, and pasta, and then you have reds with meat. And does that still stand true or is it whatever your preference is? And is there a reason for that, that they go better?
Austin Beeman: So wine pairing is absolutely a real thing based on chemistry and biology. If you wonder whether or not wine pairing is real, brush your teeth, drink orange juice. The last thing in your mouth matters..."
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Austin Beeman is a 19 year veteran of the wine business with extensive experience in Marketing and Sales (wholesale, retail, & DTC.) Currently Vice President of Marketing for Cutting Edge Selections, Austin has a deep knowledge of the global wine business with expertise in Direct-to-Consumer sales.
While Director of Marketing for Bonny Doon Vineyard, he managed one of the most successful crowdfunding campaigns in the wine industry.
His video podcast “Understanding Wine with Austin Beeman” has been praised in USA Today and his photography has appeared in The Wall Street Journal.
Austin holds an MBA in Wine & Spirits Management from Kedge Business School in Bordeaux.
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