Cellar Rats Gran Reserva Series 01

Cellar Rats Gran Reserva Series 01

27 Episodes

The "Best of the Rest" edited content from Cellar Rats Series 1 that didn't quite make it into the full episodes. Extra edits, outtakes, fascinating insights and moments from all the countries Cellar Rats have visited in short, tasty snippets to give you a flavour what is waiting for you inside a fully matured and carefully bottled episode of Cellar Rats.

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Cellar Rats Gran Reserva Series 01
  • Gran Reserva SPAIN "Jerez Sherry Barrels"

    Episode 27

    Josh tells us the reason why Barrels are so important - and so old - in the production of Sherry in the Jerez region of southern Spain.

  • Gran Reserva SPAIN "Sherry Not Sherry"

    Episode 26

    Jan Petersen talks to Cellar Rats about the use of the word Sherry on bottles and why the legacy meaning behind it needs to change.

  • Gran Reserva UK "Microlites"

    Episode 1

    Cellar Rats Gran Reserva UK - Gemma is given a briefing prior to her inaugural flight in a fixed wing microlight over Hadrian's Wall, where the possibility of flying into a live military air zone was discussed...

  • Gran Reserva SPAIN "In The Lab At RODA"

    Episode 2

    Cellar Rats Presenter and Winemaker Josh explores the expensive equipment in the lab at RODA in Rioja, what they do in there and why it is vital to the future of the Winery and the Vineyard.

  • Gran Reserva SPAIN "Reserva & Grand Reserva"

    Episode 3

    Cellar Rats presenter and winemaker Josh talks to the family owner Dad and daughter partnership at Bodegas Ramirez De Ganuza and discusses what makes a Reserva different from a Grand Reserva wine.

  • Gran Reserva SPAIN "It's Not A Tree!"

    Episode 4

    Cellar Rats presenter Gemma wakes up very early to help Pedro harvesting grapes from his vineyard for the latest vintage, and in the process learns a few key pieces of information about what grape picking is all about/

  • Gran Reserva Australia "Life In The Barossa"

    Episode 5

    Cellar Rats presenter and wine expert David Thomas interviews Celebrity Chef Maggie Beer to discuss how food and wine play such an important part of the culture of the Barossa Valley in Australia.

  • Gran Reserva New Zealand "Yabby Fishing"

    Episode 6

    Cellar Rats presenter and wine expert David goes Yabby fishing in New Zealand for lunch along with some wine from Tin Shed to accompany the taste.

  • Gran Reserva SPAIN "Barrel Branding & Toasting"

    Episode 7

    Cellar Rats presenter Gemma investigates the process of making wine barrels at the Murua Cooperage in Rioja with Pedro, our Cellar Rats Spanish Guest Host.

  • Gran Reserva Australia "Basket Press Shiraz"

    Episode 8

    Cellar Rats presenter and wine expert David explains the Shiraz basket press at Rockfords Winery in the Barossa Valley, Australia

  • Gran Reserva UK "Great Wines, Great Stories"

    Episode 9

    Cellar Rats presenter and winemaker Josh discusses how stories and wine production methods can add to the myth of what makes a great wine, with the owner of UK Urban Winery Renegade Wines, Warwick Smith

  • Gran Reserva UK "Winbirri Winner"

    Episode 10

    Cellar Rats presenter Gemma is given a tour of the internationally award winning UK Winbirri vineyard where their Bacchus still white wine was harvested and produced and won the Decanter Best Single-Varietal White Wine in the World 2017

  • Gran Reserva UK "Fish Fish Fish"

    Episode 11

    All the Cellar Rats presenters take a trip out on a fishing boat with Blackdown Ridge Vineyard and Winery Manager Lucinda, and with Chef Mario, who somehow manages to score a count of less than zero in his efforts to catch the cast and crew some lunch.

  • Gran Reserva SPAIN "Can Axartell"

    Episode 12

    Can Axartell is a Spanish Bodegas on the island of Majorca in the Mediterranean Balearics, and produces not only stunning wines from their land, but also one of Spains biggest exports... Olives. Cellar Rats went to have a look.

  • Gran Reserva UK "Opportunities & Challenges"

    Episode 13

    Cellar Rats Gran Reserva Talks to Julia Trustram Eve about opportunities and challenges in the fledgling UK wine industry. Originally shot in 2017.

  • Gran Reserva UK "Throes of a Revolution"

    Episode 14

    Cellar Rats Gran Reserva talks to Julia Trustram Eve about the UK Wine Industry on the brink of an exciting revolution producing and exporting wine from UK based vineyards and wineries. Originally filmed in 2017.

  • Gran Reserva UK "Dish Pig"

    Episode 15

    Cellar Rats presenter Josh talks about his previous career working in the kitchen of a restaurant as he and Mark Hix cook a sauce for their food during an episode of Cellar Rats UK

  • Gran Reserva Australia "Free Run Wine"

    Episode 16

    Cellar Rats visits the Kalleske Brothers in the Barossa Valley, Australia, and talk about some of the techniques passed down through generations of wine makers in the region.

  • Gran Reserva Australia "Small Barrel Production"

    Episode 17

    Cellar Rats presenter David "Davo" Thomas visits the Spinifex winery in the Barossa Valley where Peter Shell explains their small barrel production method, creating very short run vintages of specialist wine.

  • Gran Reserva Australia "Cabernet Grenache Growing"

    Episode 18

    Cellar Rats presenter David "Davo" Thomas discusses getting the most from dry grown Cabernet and Grenache varieties in the harsh Barossan climate with Christine Canute of Rusden Wines.

  • Gran Reserva UK "Did the UK invent Champagne?

    Episode 19

    Cellar Rats Gran Reserva Talks to Julia Trustram Eve about Christopher Merrett, the English physician and scientist who was, allegedly, the first person to invent "bubbles" in wine... or was he?. Originally shot in 2017.

  • Gran Reserva UK "Local Food, Local Wine"

    Episode 20

    Cellar Rats Gran Reserva Talks to Julia Trustram Eve about how the traditions of serving local wine with local food in other countries are increasingly becoming the norm for English Wine in English restaurants. Originally shot in 2017.

  • Gran Reserva UK "Supporting the UK Wine Industry"

    Episode 21

    Cellar Rats Gran Reserva Talks to Julia Trustram Eve about what the national association of the UK Wine Industry does, and to taste an award winning UK sparkling wine that is also on the menu at No 10 Downing Street. Originally shot in 2017.

  • Gran Reserva Australia "Wine Adventures and Inspirations"

    Episode 22

    Cellar Rats visits Bass Philips and talks to the always unique and fascinating character that is Phillip Jones about his style, his history and the adventures and inspirations that keep his passion and love for wine fresh and innovative.