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The Wine Makers – Cold Stabilization

Sam’s on special assignment. John, Bart & Brian check out a Spanish ‘organic’ wine, but is it? Bart’s Chenin blanc is being blended. Is there a new trend in red blends? Would you drink wine from a can?

By |July 21st, 2017|Categories: Displayed on Home Page, Podcast Player, The Wine Makers, The Wine Makers Blog||0 Comments

The Wine Makers – Chugability?

EP11: There’s a lot of action in the vineyards as crews trim the canopy correctly to ensure proper growing. Bart & Brian talk about the /natural/organic/synthetic faze; WHAT”S THE POINT? How about a 40oz. Rose’ or a can of wine. Yes on one for everyone and John rants ‘No to the canNot For Me!’

By |July 14th, 2017|Categories: Displayed on Home Page, Podcast Player, The Wine Makers, The Wine Makers Blog||0 Comments

The Wine Makers – Spanish Invasion

The Spanish are sending “Unacceptable” wine into France and the French strike back by attacking the trucks. SYNTHETIC WINE? NAH; No thanks. Just not wine to us. The process of growing fruit that is perfect and then spending the rest of the year actually making what you drink in your glass,  is too much […]

By |July 7th, 2017|Categories: Displayed on Home Page, Podcast Player, The Wine Makers, The Wine Makers Blog||0 Comments

The Wine Makers – Walking the Fields

The Equinox has passed and the grape fields are moving from Chaos to Order. How and why wine really gets its beautiful deep red color. Can you buy too much wine?  The guys talk about their favorite distributors around the country so no matter where you live, you can get some of our favorites.

By |June 30th, 2017|Categories: Displayed on Home Page, Podcast Player, The Wine Makers, The Wine Makers Blog||0 Comments

The Wine Makers – Tipping In Tasting Rooms

The guys kick around vineyard real-estate in Sonoma and Napa. Our listeners have more questions on Rose’ and we talk about blends, colors and styles from around the world. Tipping at tasting rooms, yes or no?  Is the old tasting room model broken? Ever had a headache from sulfites? The guys kick discuss the […]

By |June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Displayed on Home Page, Podcast Player, The Wine Makers, The Wine Makers Blog||0 Comments

The Wine Makers – Taste The Fog

EP7: It’s Zin Day with The Wine Makers! We’re in mid-June are amazed at how well the fields are doing. Sam leads a discussion on the variety of growing areas within Sonoma Valley and all of Sonoma County. Learn why the fog helps the grapes and how.   […]

By |June 16th, 2017|Categories: Displayed on Home Page, Podcast Player, The Wine Makers, The Wine Makers Blog||0 Comments

The Wine Makers – Patio Pounder

The guys kick around establishing great wine oriented relationships and what’s happening in the field. Bart details “bloom” and “set” as the fruit develops, John can’t figure out “dropping fruit” while Sam explains “Creating order from Chaos in the Field” and ultimately, why every bunch of grapes should hang with integrity, in dappled sunlight”. […]

By |June 9th, 2017|Categories: Displayed on Home Page, Podcast Player, The Wine Makers, The Wine Makers Blog||0 Comments

The Wine Makers – The Big B Word!

As much of California’s grape crop is just starting “Blooom”, a very fragile state of developement, the guys focus on wine, The Dead and Sam’s trip to The Shoreline Ampitheatre.  Brian focuses the group on all things “Natural” when it comes to wine.  Brian details exactly what Can or Can’t be called a “Natural” […]

By |June 2nd, 2017|Categories: Displayed on Home Page, Podcast Player, The Wine Makers, The Wine Makers Blog||0 Comments

The Wine Makers – MacLaren’s Syrah

The guys get in deep with Steve Law from MacLaren and his Syrah, his land, the fruit and his winemaking.  They focus on Syrah and even kick around proper wine storage on a serious note. […]

By |May 26th, 2017|Categories: Displayed on Home Page, Podcast Player, The Wine Makers, The Wine Makers Blog||0 Comments

The Wine Makers – Sonoma’s Own, James Bond

LIVE from the MacLaren Tasting Lounge with owner/winemaker Steve Law, “Sonoma’s Own James Bond” and true Scotsman. They take a deep dive into what’s happening in the vineyards from bud break and bloom to creating the perfect organic bio-system…or as Sam says “creating order out of chaos”.   […]

By |May 19th, 2017|Categories: Displayed on Home Page, Podcast Player, The Wine Makers, The Wine Makers Blog||1 Comment