As recommended in…

  • Radio Times – Show of the Week
  • The Daily Telegraph – Five Best Online Wine Activities
  • The Evening Standard – The Best Wine Podcasts
  • Decanter – Bookmarks for Wine Lovers
  • Club Oenologique – The Six Drinks Podcasts You Need To Know
  • Drinks Business – Best Wine Podcasts
  • Wine Folly – 8 wine podcasts worth listening to
  • Sommelier Business – 8 wine podcasts we highly recommend
  • Pix Wine – Top Wine Podcasts
  • Imbibe – The drinks podcasts to get you through lockdown 2.0
  • Best Startup – 20 Best UK Education Podcasts of 2021
  • Grand Reserve –Top 7 Wine Podcasts to Enjoy
  • Bespoke Podcast of the Year – Corporate LiveWire Global Awards 2023
  • Wine Podcast of the Year – Lux Life Food & Drink Awards 2022 (UK)
  • People’s Choice Podcast Awards 2021 Nominee
  • Also: Sheerluxe, WTOP News, PodNews & more

Facts & figures

  • Within weeks of launching, Wine Blast had charted as a top 10 UK podcast and has since gone on to enter the US top 10 and reach number 1 in several regions (Chartable: Apple podcasts, Food).
  • Wine Blast is regularly one of, if not the highest ranked drinks podcast in major global charts. Download figures put Wine Blast within the top 1% of podcasts globally (Buzzcast).
  • Since launching, Wine Blast has received a solid 5/5-star average rating in Apple podcasts, with 100+ ratings and reviews.
  • Wine Blast listeners span 180+ countries – though primarily they are in the UK (35%), US (26%) and Australia (6%).
  • Apple podcast consumption data indicate a notably high level of average consumption, over 80%.
  • In 2021, Wine Blast was nominated as a People’s Choice Podcast Awards Nominee – in 2022 Wine Blast was awarded UK Wine Podcast of the Year in the Lux Life magazine Food & Drink Awards – and in 2023 it was given the nod as Bespoke Podcast of the Year in the LiveWire Global Awards

For more about Susie and Peter

Susie Barrie and Peter Richards are (deep breath): married Masters of Wine, TV presenters, podcasters, writers, consultants, charity fundraisers, event hosts…and all round bad influences.

All this and more in our About Us page!

‘As Masters of Wine they are members of the world’s oenological elite, yet as friendly wine advisors, Susie & Peter are nothing short of national treasures.’ (Foodepedia)

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What people are saying

‘Hugely enjoyable’ Decanter

‘A dynamic format…informative yet entertaining…It’s the kind of podcast that’ll have you pouring yourself a glass of wine and relaxing.’ Wine Folly

‘Natural broadcasters [who] combine a fluent lightness of touch with a real dig for information.’ The Daily Telegraph

‘A complete tonic for the heart, mind and soul…and utter temptation for the taste buds’ Drinks Network

‘Love these guys (almost as much as…wine)… Great podcast! Educational, invigorating, and damn funny too.’ JDPWalker, Apple podcasts

‘Perky podcasters – wine’s answer to Richard and Judy’ Wine Blast as Show of the Week in the Radio Times

‘Jubilantly buoyant and upbeat. Revel in its relatable, entertaining and light-hearted tone, with marital disputes over wine a given. Certain to be a hit.’ The Drinks Business

‘A great podcast – we’re big fans’ The Wine Show

‘It’s become my favourite wine podcast – I love their charm, their wit, their energy.’ Wine writer & podcaster Natalie MacLean

‘There’s plenty to listen to and laugh about over a bottle with Barrie and Richards […] the charming couple’s entertaining conversation and witty banter helps make even the most intricate nuances of wine easy to understand.’ Pix Wine

‘A handy listen’ Great British Podcasts

‘It’s like Radio 4 for wine. And that’s a really good thing’ Asa

‘Susie and Peter are as bright and breezy as breakfast TV anchors in their bubbly, slick wine podcast. Perfect inspiration for some lockdown banquets.’ Imbibe

‘Laugh-out-loud. Enjoy!’ Claire

‘Much enjoying the debut podcast by Susie & Peter’ Jancis Robinson OBE MW

‘Slick, polished … with a sense of community and warmth’ Club Oenologique

Recommend everyone has a listen to Susie and Peter’s podcast. Really fun, informative and inspiring!’ Plumpton College

‘Entertaining, informative and engaging’ Meiningers

‘Great podcast. I feel like I learnt loads, without noticing I was learning. Lots of fun too.’ JiminezC, Apple podcasts

‘Technically perfect but more importantly so natural and engaging and quick and funny and…I’m in awe. What a double act – two stars making a killer constellation.’ Alex Hunt MW

‘Not least at this time which has so much uncertainty, the enthusiasm, warmth, wit, and of course, knowledge of your podcast is a dependable joy and is greatly enjoyed by me and many.’ Jonathan QE

‘Worth a listen before your ‘essential’ travel to the wine shop.’ PodNews

Just binge-listened to all the current episodes of Wine Blast. Best podcast on wine (and related matters) out there. Great chemistry and humour. Really authoritative stuff without becoming overly highbrow. Love the food and wine pairings. Looking forward to more of these.’ Mickey

‘Tones of Fiona Bruce meets Alexander Armstrong.’ Daniel

‘Fun, educational podcast: enjoy lots of laughs, lots of detail, learning about things from a new perspective’ Grand Reserve

‘BRILLIANT podcast. I’m glued to it.’ Joe Fattorini, The Wine Show

‘Quick-witted, a lot of fun, relatable, entreating, a good podcast for everyone from novices to pros.’ WTOP News

‘Straight to the top of the podcast pile’ Victoria

‘Very cool content’ Gearoid Devaney MS

‘Well done! You manage to get a perfect balance of making it interesting, fun and explaining the more complicated things.’ Sophia Bergqvist, Owner, Quinta de la Rosa

‘Blasting through this FAB podcast from Susie & Peter’ Helen McGinn, writer & broadcaster

Sample episodes


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