The Jewish Drinking Show

Producing Kosher Wine in European Wineries, featuring Jay Buchsbaum [The Jewish Drinking Show ep. #138]

August 22, 2023 Rabbi Drew Kaplan/Jay Buchsbaum Episode 138
The Jewish Drinking Show
Producing Kosher Wine in European Wineries, featuring Jay Buchsbaum [The Jewish Drinking Show ep. #138]
Show Notes

Introduction
Ever wondered how the process of production of kosher wines work at European wineries? While we had previously discussed Kedem/Royal Wine on a previous episode, joining us to speak about how Royal/Kedem procures kosher runs of wine at these European wineries is Jay Buchsbaum.

Biography of Guest
Buchsbaum has worked for over twenty years for Royal Wine Corporation, where he presently serves as both the executive vice president of marketing, as well as the director of wine education. He holds a WSET level 2 certificate and is currently enrolled to level 3. He also worked for the San Francisco Wine Exchange early in his career. Most recently, Jay launched the web series “Swirl” with his co-host, Gabe Geller on Kosher.com that focuses on wine reviews, viewer questions, and general wine talk. Over the years, Jay has worked with viticulturalists and winemakers to advance the level of wine quality from the vineyard to the bottle.

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