The Wine Makers – Ricky Taylor

Take a Sonoma County boy and transplant him high in Texas where he can grow grapes and make Texas Wine. Ricky Taylor has some great stories about the trials and tribulations of trying to grow his dreams in the high country of Texas at 5400ft elevation. Needless to say we […]

The Wine Makers – Maya Dalla Valle

The guys head into the eastern hills of Napa’s Oakville District. Second generation winemaker Maya Dalla Valle let Brian, Sam and John behind the curtains of her family’s esteemed Dalla Valle Vineyards estate, where there are no public tastings and there’s a waiting list to get the wines. Maya talks […]

The Wine Makers – Bob Cabral

I don’t think there’s another guest I quite so enjoy having on the show than Bob Cabral. Back in the days of “Heard it through the Grapevine” Radio show on KSVY I had Bob as a regular guest. And he or Three Sticks have been on The Wine Makers podcast […]

The Wine Makers – Ownroot Collective & Idle Cellars

This week we sit down with “TJ” from Ownroot Collective, a wine club that shines a light on small producers, most of which have other jobs that support their passion. Terra showcases two wine makers each month and offers their wines to her subscribers. Then they do a Zoom where […]

The Wine Makers – Philosophy Winery & Vineyard

This week Kimberly T. Johnson from Philosophy Winery & Vineyard located in Baltimore City Maryland joins us on the podcast. Kimberly, winemaker started Philosophy wines along with her friend and partner Sommelier Denise Roles Matthews in 2018. Working in the Maryland wine industry for over a decade, in many capacities she discovered that […]

The Wine Makers – Rebekah Wineburg, Post and Vine

Rebekah’s passion for winemaking began when she visited Napa Valley with her parents at just 16, being from Washington DC she didn’t grow up around wineries but that trip and a friend of her fathers explaining winemaking and wine tasting to Rebekah piqued her interest. The discussions from that visit […]

The Wine Makers Summer Spectacular

Pushing 80 degrees on a February day at the tasting house wondering if we’re just plunging headlong into Summer.  Good lord!  Jasmine Egan joins Sam, Bart, Brian and John for a Spring Release Dane Cellars party and they cover all thing wine for you organic listeners. Enjoy  [EP222]

The Wine Makers – Jake Neustadt, Soleras Del Pacifico

Viticulturist Jake Neustadt is a bay area native who was attending UC Davis, studying journalism and international relations. Like other stories that we have heard he discovered viticulture and winemaking and how that maybe this was to be his career path. Starting at Rock Wall Winery, some time in New Zealand and then to […]

The Wine Makers – Randy Hester of C.L. Butaud

Randy Hester, creator of the Lightning wine brand, has taken over Austin Texas by storm. With his family name carried on with the C.L. Butaud line and Frenchy’s Rose, Randy and Brooke made the leap from Sonoma to Austin and did it right.  100% Texas wines is obviously a Really […]

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