Wine words are fascinating, educational and just plain fun, especially when defined by the winemakers themselves. Take a listen while sipping your favorite wine, and learn how it became the wine you love!
-Elizabeth Vianna/Chimney Rock Winery, Napa Valley “Mouthfeel”
-Alice Warnecke Sutro/Sutro Wine Company, Sonoma “Volcanics”
-Tom Fitzpatrick/Alloro Vineyard, Willamette Valley “Polyphenols”
-Matt Montrose/Kristova Family Partners, Bulgarian Wine “Orange Wine”
-Ana Diogo Draper/Artesa Vineyards, Napa Valley “Winemaker”
-Wayne Bailey/Youngberg Hill Winery, Willamette Valley “Winegrower”
-Aaron Pott/Pott Wines, Napa Valley “c’a scent le jeune fille qui se négligé”
-Michelle DeFeo/Champagne Laurent-Perrier, New York “Confusion Sexuelle”
-Joe Nielsen/Rams Gate Winery, Sonoma “Bastard Barrel”
-Brian Brakesman/Red Thread Winery, Napa Valley “Slutty”
-Jean Hoefliger/AXR Napa Valley ”Barrel Fermentation”
-Alex Stewart/Quilceda Creek, Washington State “Cold Stab”
-Taylor Serres/Serres Ranch, Sonoma “Hat Toss”
-Steve Johnson/Parallel 44 Winery, Wisconsin “Turding”
-Victor Urrutia/CVNE, Spain “Grand-a-night hooker”
-Dario Sattui/Castello di Amorosa, Napa Valley “The Crazy Bastard who built the Castle”
-Victoria Angove/Angove Family, Australia Winemakers “Long Game”
-Eric Risch/Pellet Estate, Napa Valley “Barnyard”
-Scott Neal/Coeur de Terre, Willamette Valley “Muscular”
-Carissa Mondavi/Continuum Estate, Napa Valley “Continuum”
-David Specter/Bells Up Winery, Willamette Valley “Batonnage”
-Jeff Bundschu/Gundlach-Bundschu Winery, Sonoma “Marine Climate”
-Michael Twelftree/Two Hands Wines, Australia “Instinct”
-Chris Hyde/Hyde Estate Winery, Sonoma “Budding”
-Salvatore Avallone/Villa Matilde Wines, Italy “Clay Amphora”
-Brette Munselle/Munselle Vineyards, Sonoma “Pachiche”
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The best way to make wine “less scary”, is to talk with winemakers. They really do tell the best stories. Winemakers bleed grape juice, work crazy hours and practically live in the vineyard. So we see it as our job to let them tell their stories. Elizabeth Vianna is Winemaker for Chimney Rock Winery in the Stag’s Leap District of Napa Valley. Elizabeth has been a longtime friend and a joy to chat with. She makes spectacular wines and keeps it real. And while making wine in Napa Valley is very cool…making wine in the Stag’s Leap District is just out of this world!
Hear Elizabeth define “Mouth Feel” in our Vino Lingo segment of the podcast.
Learn more by visiting www.chimneyrock.com
Our Vino Lingo segment of the website gives you definitions of wine terms from the experts themselves, the winemakers. This week Elizabeth Vianna, Winemaker at Chimney Rock Winery in the Stag’s Leap District of Napa Valley defines the term “Mouthfeel”.