Uncorked’s Morgan Harris, Dana Gaiser, Josh Nadel, Jack Mason, Jane Lopes, and Yannick Benjamin. Photo courtesy of Esquire Network.
Wine lovers and cork dorks, set your DVR for the launch of the television show Uncorked, which premieres tonight (Tuesday November 10th) on the Esquire Network at 10pm/9pm central. The six-episode series is based on the documentary Somm and follows a group of talented sommeliers (Jack Mason, Yannick Benjamin, Jane Lopes, Dana Gaiser, Josh Nadel, Morgan Harris) as they prepare to take the Master Sommelier exam (keep in mind, only 230 people in the world have passed in 40-plus years). I’m extra-interested in watching it because I had the pleasure of traveling with Yannick Benjamin to Portugal last year, and the man is an inspiration, let me tell you. Tune in!