It’s true that Winemakers tell the best stories…but they also the coolest terms…wine terms that is.

During our travels we ask our guests to give us their definitions of common and not-so common wine words.
These are the folks that do this day after day. Many Winemakers have their own take on a certain word and enjoy sharing their opinion. It is with this Podcast we ask you to sit back and maybe learn something new….a word or two.

This program features:
Pam Starr of Crocker & Starr “Stress”
Tor Kenward of Tor Kenward Family Wines “Optimal Ripeness”
Mark Donati of Donati Family Vineyards “Racking”
Brette Bartolucci of Madonna Estate “Brett (Brettanomyces)”
Steve Fennel of Sanford Winery “Vinifera”
Claire Weinkauf of Picayune Cellars “Maceration”
Phil Steinschriber of Diamond Creek & Watermark “Bloom”
Paul Leary of Blackbird “Merlot”
Michael Zardo of Ten Acre “Free Run”
Christopher Vandendriessche of White Rock Vineyards“Volcanic Soil”
Doug Shafer of Shafer Vineyards “Green Thinning”
Lynn Grace of Wise Acre Vineyard “Biodynamic”
Vincenzo Ippolito of Ippolito1845 “Gaglioppo Grapes”
Aron Weinkauf of Spottswood Winery “Weight Texture & Density”
Jean Hoefliger of Alpha Omega “Varietal”
Kathleen Inman of Inman Family Wines “Brett (Brettanomyces)”
Buck Bartolucci of Madonna Estate “Propagation”
George Martinelli of Martinelli Winery “Vineyard Designate”
Aaron Pott of Pott Wines “Whores Wine”
Sara Fowler of Peju Winery “Clone”
Steve Johnson of Parallel 44 Winery “Fruit Forward”
Brooks Painter of Castello di Amorosa “Sur Lie”
Marcus Goodfellow of Matello Wines “Dry Farming”
Yannick Rousseau of Y. Rousseau Wines “Tannins”
Molly Hill of Sequoia Grove Winery “Wente Clone”
Dave Bos of Bos Wine “Concrete Egg”
Jennifer Roberts of Picayune “Proprietary Blend”
Charlie Meeker of The Meeker Vineyard “Appellation”
Michael Scholz of St. Superey “Clone”
Kenny Kahn of Blue Rock Vineyard “Terrior”

Written by Ray Fister

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