The Wine Makers – Chris Tynan, Christopher Tynan Wines

Now Chris knows how to show up for a podcast, just check the photo’s…

Born in New York and raised in Texas, Chris started to discover wine working in restaurants. Tynan decided that he wanted to learn more so he moved to Napa Valley enrolled in some classes and started with […]

The Wine Makers – Charles Bieler, Bieler Family Wines

Charles Bieler was racing down ski slopes and lobbying to save owls when he got the call from his Father to help sell the family Rose.
“Just give me one year” his Father said. Charles sold wine out of his pink Cadillac when nobody was drinking Rose, he had to literally […]

The Wine Makers – Moon Mountain District

This week the guys deep dive into the Moon Mountain District with three luminaries of the AVA, Chris Cottrell, Robert Kamen and Phil Coturri ahead of next month’s Reach for the Moon! Master Class and Grand Tasting of Moon Mountain District wines in the historic Monte Rosso Vineyard. We cover […]

The Wine Makers – Andy Beckstoffer

The name Andy Beckstoffer is immediately associated with the finest Cabernet Sauvignon grapes in America. He drove the changes in Napa Co. grape growing until the farmers became an integral part of the wine making process and finally benefited financially from their labor. But it certainly wasn’t always […]

The Wine Makers – Randy Caparoso & Greg La Folette

This week on the show we are talking about Lodi!!

Randy Caparoso is a full-time wine journalist who lives in Lodi, California, and author of Lodi! The definitive guide and history of America’s largest winegrowing region.

Greg La Folette is the winemaker at Marchelle Wines and it would be easier to list […]

The Wine Makers – Dr. Sasha Berleman

This show is hot! This show is smoking! This show is all about…prescribed burns? This week the guys are joined by Dr. Sasha Berleman, Director of Fire Forward, an organization spearheading efforts to bring “Good Fire” back to the wildlands of Northern California. The wIne industry continues to face an […]

The Wine Makers – Joel Gott

Joel Gott was definitely raised in a wine family. The fourth-generation California vintner, and wine and food entrepreneur was born in Napa Valley and raised in the Sierra Foothills where his parents started Montevina Winery. Joel later moved to Carmel and upon graduating high school went to work for Kenwood […]

The Wine Makers – Dan Kosta, Convene Wines

This week we sit down with vintner Dan Kosta, who has built wine lists at high-end restaurants, developed cult wine brands like Kosta Browne and collaborated with celebrity chefs like Emeril Lagasse. His new project, Convene Wine, is a study in Sonoma Coast and Russian River Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. […]

The Wine Makers – Anna Brittain Executive Director Napa Green, ‘Bonus Episode’

This week we have a special show for an event called Napa R.I.S.E.

This three-week series of events is designed to accelerate meaningful sustainability and climate action transformation across the entire industry and culture of wine. The events are organized around the Six Pillars of Sustainable Winegrowing Leadership:

The Wine Makers – Patrick Cappiello, Monte Rio Cellars

Patrick Cappiello is a distinguished winemaker and sommelier with over 30 years of experience in the restaurant industry. He is the owner and winemaker of Monte Rio Cellars, a Food & Wine host for Playboy, and a founding member of Winemakers & Sommeliers for California Wildfire Relief. Cappiello’s wine career […]

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