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The Wine Makers – ZOOM No More!

Well it’s been a year of Zoom for The Wine Makers during the Covid pandemic so to celebrate Spring, bud break and vaccinations, we did this show in person on the beautiful new deck at the Sixteen600 Tasting House.  We cover a lot of ground today with lots of […]

The Wine Makers – Weed Slayer

This week we discuss Weed Slayer, no that’s not Sam’s nickname. The maker of Weed Slayer/ Agro Gold WS Herbicide and Fertilizer was hit with a false advertising class action lawsuit related to claims that the product was safe. We are now learning that this product contains glyphosate and […]

The Wine Makers – Scott Kirkpatrick, Mountain Tides Wine

Scott Kirkpatrick moved out to California from Kentucky with $30 in his pocket. He discovered a love for wine, and for a woman named Allison. After working numerous harvests at a crush pad facility, he had an idea. What if we make Petite Sirah and treat it like the […]

The Wine Makers – Paul Giusto, Highway 12 Winery

Paul Giusto and Michael Sebastiani met back in the day, working together at Viansa Winery in Sonoma. In 2004, they decided to partner up and go out on their own, taking their vineyard connections, Michael’s wine making experience and Paul’s marketing skills. These guys are true ambassadors of Sonoma […]

The Wine Makers – Pix.Wine

We welcome back Paul Mabray this week and he is joined by Erica Duecy, they are here this week to introduce us to their new company. Pix is a wine discovery platform that helps wine consumers find the right bottle: If you’re  looking for a specific wine, the website […]

The Wine Makers – Spring Release

Bart Hansen and Sam Coturri are officially announcing their “Spring Release” wines.
Dane Cellars is releasing the 2018 Chenin Blanc from the Buddha’s Dharma vineyard and the 2018 Grenache from Rossi Ranch. Sam Coturri is releasing the “A Deux Tetes” series with a 2019 Grenache Rose from the Miller Vineyard […]

The Wine Makers – Gaderian Wines, Shaina Harding & Natalie Coughlin Hall

Shaina Harding earned her degree in Enology & Viticulture at UC Davis, working for Domaine Chandon, Clos Pegase and Flora Springs before taking the position of Associate Winemaker at HUNNICUTT Wines. Natalie Coughlin grew up outside of Napa in Vallejo, with a love of food and wine,before becoming one […]

The Wine Makers – Peterson Winery

This week we are joined by Fred & Jamie Pererson of Peterson Winery in Dry Creek Valley. Producing wines for the past 30 years and like most wineries in the Valley, they make Zinfandel but it’s the other wines and their unique part of Dry Creek that are an important part of […]

The Wine Makers – Crosby Romann Wines

There are stories about people who leave their jobs in corporate America to pursue their dreams of working in the wine business. This week we have Sean McBride from Crosby Romann Wines on the show. Sean, his wife Juliana and their twin daughters did just that. Their first commercial […]

The Wine Makers – Sound & Fury

The guys gather this week on the day after… No not New Years Day, the day after what can only be described unbelievable. We touched on a number of subjects, everything from what’s going on in the vineyard to vineyard designated gummies. We are looking forward to 2021 and […]