Podcast #98-Craig Haserot of Sojourn Cellars Part One

September

4th

2013

This is part one of our interview with Sojourn Cellars co owner Craig Haserot.  Sojourn Cellars tasting room is located just off the square in the town of Sonoma.  Learn more at www.sojourncellars.com.

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Podcast #98-Craig Haserot of Sojourn Cellars Part Two

September

4th

2013

This is part two of our interview with Sojourn Cellars co owner Craig Haserot.  Sojourn Cellars tasting room is located just off the square in the town of Sonoma.  Learn more at www.sojourncellars.com.

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Podcast #97-Brooks Painter of Castello di Amorosa

September

4th

2013

Brooks Painter is the Director of Winemaking at Castello di Amorosa….better known in Napa Valley as the Castle.  Learn more at www.castellodiamorosa.com.

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Jessica Bell talks about Wine Auctions

September

4th

2013

Do you fear wine auctions?  Let Jessica give you a little tip to help you take the fear out of bidding.  Learn more at www.mywineschool.com

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Podcast #96-Mary Rocca of Rocca Family Vineyards

August

14th

2013

Hidden at the south end of Napa Valley sits a lovely restored, one story Victorian…Rocca Family Vineyards new home to their tasting room.  We interviewed owner Mary Rocca at the house in June of 2013.  Learn more at www.roccawines.com

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Podcast #95-Nina Field & Chris Wills of Katarina Wines.

August

14th

2013

A visit well enjoyed to Cotati, California…home to Nina Field and her son Patrick, owners of Katarina Wines.  We also talk to Nina’s winemaker Chris Wills, where we learn about the early experiments of a young winemaker.  Learn more at www.katarinawines.com

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This week Jessica talks about wine online.

August

14th

2013

Online wine shopping….easy?  Or not?  Jessica helps to make it work for you.  Learn more about Jessica Bell at www.mywineschool.com

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Podcast #94-Charlie Smith of Smith-Madrone Vineyards & Winery

July

30th

2013

Way back at the beginning of our Life Between the Vines journey, we spoke with Charlie Smith of Smith-Madrone Winery on Spring Mountain….Podcast #2 to be exact (July of 2008).  We revisited Charlie in June of this year to get caught up with things new….and well aged at the winery. Learn more by visiting www.smithmadrone.com

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Podcast #93-Rosemary Cakebread of Gallica Wine.

July

30th

2013

When it comes to Napa Valley….Cab is King.  But even certain Cabs stand out above the crowd.  We spoke with Rosemary Cakebread in June of this year.  Special thanks to Terry Hall for setting up this interview.

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Jessica talks about the art of caramel pairing

July

30th

2013

To pair or not to pair….with caramel…..our wine educator Jessica Bell talks about the magic of pairing wine with caramels.  Learn more at www.mywineschool.com

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Podcast #92-Lynn Grace, co-owner of Wise Acre Vineyard in Napa Valley

June

26th

2013

We visited with Wise Acre Vineyard co owner Lynn Grace back in June of this year at her home and vineyard in Deer Park.  Kirk Grace is her husband and partner.  To really understand biodynamic farming is to listen to Lynn and Kirk’s story.

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Podcast #91-Armen Khachaturian, National Sales Manager for Ehlers Estate

June

26th

2013

Ehlers Estate National Sales Manager, Armen Khachaturian paid the LBTV studios a visit a month ago to give us his perspective on wine and Ehlers Estate.

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Jessica talks about to drink or to dump?

June

26th

2013

This month our wine educator, Jessica Bell, talks about drinking or dumping…..something we all need to understand.  Learn all about Jessica at www.mywineschool.com.

 

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Podcast #90, June 2013-Auction Napa Valley 2013, Part One

June

6th

2013

Auction Napa Valley 2013 raised $16.9 million dollars this year.  Take as listen to this four part program to see how it happened.  The list of interviews on part one are as follows:

Part One:

1-Jean-Charles Boisset/Boisset Family Estates

2-Garen Staglin/Staglin Family Vineyard

3-Chef Greg Cole/Cole’s Chop House

4-Monty & Sara Preiser/Shadowbox Cellars

5-Bruce Cakebread/Cakebread Cellars

6-Chef Michou Cornu/Boisset Family Estates

7-Judd Finkelstein/Judd’s Hill

8-Katharine DeSante/DeSante Wines

9-John & Barbara Shafer/Shafer Vineyards

10-Stephanie DiMasi/Juslyn Vineyards

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Podcast #90, June 2013-Auction Napa Valley 2013, Part Two

June

6th

2013

Podcast #90, Auction Napa Valley 2013 interviews are as follows:

Part Two:

11-Rick Jones/Jones Family Vineyards

12-The Q Restaurant Napa

13-Linda Neal/Tierra Roja

14- Mike Martini/Louis Martini

15-Guillaume Thienpont & Chris Phelps/Swanson Vineyards

16-Brooks Painter/Castello Di Amorosa

17-Jon Ruel/Trefethen Family Vineyards

18-Robin Lail/Lail Vineyards

19-Sue Bartolucci & Frank Englebert/Madonna Family Estate

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Podcast #90, June 2013-Auction Napa Valley 2013 Part Three

June

6th

2013

Podcast #90, Auction Napa Valley 2013 interviews are as follows:

Part Three:

20-Ann Ennis/Knighton Family Vineyards

21-Patrick Kellaher/Mustards Grill

22-Jean Hoefliger/Alpha Omega

23-Jeffrey Stambor/Beaulieu Vineyard

24-Ludovic Dervin/Mumm Napa

25-Bruce Regalia/Clif Family Winery

26-Pam Starr/Crocker&Starr

27-Rebecca Ary/Duckhorn

28-Barry & Jennifer Waitte/Tamber Bey

29-ANV volunteer

30-Sam Baxter/Terra Valentine

31-Steve & Jennifer McPherson/Promise

32-Karen Cakebread/Ziata

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Podcast #90, June 2013-Auction Napa Valley 2013, Part Four

June

6th

2013

The interviews for part four of Podcast #90, Auction Napa Valley 2013:

Part Four:

33-Ann Vauder/Red Mare Wine.

34-Top Chef Harold Dieterle-Season 1

35-Top Chef Hosea Rosenberg Season 5

36-Top Chef Richard Blais Season 8 AllStars

37-Top Chef Stephanie Izard-Season 4

38-Top Chef Ilan Hall & father-Season 2

39-Top Chef Chris Hanmer Season 2 Just Desserts

40-Paul Leary/Blackbird Vineyards

41-Top Chef Hung Huynh-Season 3

42-Bill Phelps/Joseph Phelps

43-Ron & Roberta Sciandri/Sciandri Family Vineyards

44-Jake Krausz/Arkenstone Vineyards

45-Joel & Amy Aiken/Meander/Amici/Conspire/Aiken Wines

46-Larry Stone/Quintessa

Podcast #89, May 2013-Elizabeth Vianna of Chimney Rock Winery

May

25th

2013

This is our second visit with Elizabeth.  We originally spoke to her way back in March of 2010 for Podcast #14.  Full length interviews aside, we’ve also recorded many brief chats with her during Auction Napa Valley as well as Premiere Napa Valley.  This time Elizabeth was visiting Milwaukee and after an exceptional trade tasting, we hurried her up to the studio to talk wine in detail.

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Podcast #88, May 2013-Michael Scholz of St. Supery Vineyards & Winery

May

9th

2013

On this program we visit with Winemaker Michael Scholz of St. Supery Vineyards & Winery in Napa Valley.  Learn more about Michael & St. Supery at www.stsupery.com

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Jessica Bell talks about the seeds of our future….

May

9th

2013

This month, our wine educator Jessica Bell talks about ‘the seeds of our future’…..

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