The Wine Makers Blog Archives - Radio Misfits

The Wine Makers – Harvest Blackout

EP119: This is the 3rd year in a row that fire has dominated the conversation in October. Thankfully no major fires have started here in Northern California but our power company, PG&E, has decided that when conditions are favorable for a fire they will just shut off the power […]

The Wine Makers – Katie Bundschu

Sixth generation vintner, Katie Bundschu joins the show and talks about her family history, life “on the road”, cool-climate Cabernet and her lifestyle brand, Abbots Passage. Also, harvest is in full swing and we talk about what’s going on out there. Oh and Bart makes Chenin Blanc…And Brian makes […]

The Wine Makers – Tony Moll, Three Fat Guys

The guys sit down with Tony Moll, retired offensive lineman in the N.F.L. and Sonoma native returning home to start his own wine label. Tony and his former team mates Daryn Colledge and Jason Spitz own and operate Three Fat Guys Winery, with a small tasting room off the […]

The Wine Makers – Tom Inners

Bart and Brian go “on the road” to visit with Tom Inners from Clif Family, on Howell Mountain, in the small town of Angwin. If you thought Clif Family wines would be mass-produced and available in every store like the Clif Bars, you would be wrong, very wrong. They […]

The Wine Makers – Joel Burt

Joel Burt from Las Jaras Wines joins the podcast this week. Why would someone leave their job at Domaine Chandon to partner with actor/writer/comedian Eric Wareheim, who you may know from “The Tim and Eric Awesome Show”, and make some of the most intriguing “natural” wines from some very […]

The Wine Makers – Alex & Breauna Kanzler

We are on the road this week, traveling to western Sonoma County for a visit with Alex and Breauna Kanzler from Kanzler Vineyards. This famed Goldridge soil vineyard in Sebastopol is only 8 miles from the coast, allowing the grapes to slowly ripen, building complexity. As Danny Fay said […]

The Wine Makers – Hawk Wakawakka returns

EP113: This week, Elaine Chukan Brown, aka Hawk Wakawakka returns to the podcast on the heels of her Screaming Eagle visit. We also taste some of the “hottest” celebrity Roses of the Summer. Sam pulls out a special bottle of Chardonnay from Mayacamas, the last vintage of this vineyard. […]

The Wine Makers – Scott Kirkpatrick

Scott Kirkpatrick and Allison Watkins started Mountain Tides Wine in 2016 with a single vision, explore Petite Sirah in all of its forms. Unique vineyard sites and an openness to stylistic differences from a lot of other Petite Sirah on “the market” sets them apart and makes them unique. […]

The Wine Makers – Harvest is Coming

EP111: Bart, Sam & Brian sit down and talk about the rapidly approaching harvest. Sam saves Brian’s birthday by showing up with some good Rose. Grenache day is around the corner and Sam is getting ready for a Vinyl Sunday. Check it out…

The Wine Makers – Steve Law, MacLaren Wine

Steve Law and his wife Heather have moved into a new location, away from the square, to a country setting more suited to their warm and inviting personalities. The wines are always on another level, high-quality but different than other wines. Rose, Sav Blanc, Viognier, Pinot and Syrah, from […]