Sheana Davis is an American cheesemaker, chef, culinary educator and owner of the Epicurean Connection in Sonoma. In 2009, Sheana proudly released her own cheese, Delice de la Vallee, which in 2010 won an ACS 1st Place. She talks about wine pairing, the history of cheese in Sonoma, and the current wave of young […]
This week we welcome Ian Blessing from the French Laundry and open up some 1970 Margaux and some old non-vintage Champagne. Sam and Bart discuss the recent rain storms and how they’ll affect the vineyards.
Recorded at Bart Hansen’s house on Sonoma Mountain over-looking some of the most historic vineyards in the County.
This week we welcome Jeff Bundschu from the historic Gundlach-Bundschu Winery. This Sonoma landmark planted vines in 1858 and has been harvesting grapes ever since. Jeff shares his deep passion of music and wine, and their relationship to each other in his own life. We learn about his family hi-jacking a train and kidnapping […]
From the World-Famous Rhone Room in Sonoma, CA a conversation with two of Sonoma’s most innovative vintners ever, Morgan Twain Peterson and Chris Cottrell.
Discussing their ideas for an extensive new line of wines, saving Heritage Vineyards and what the ‘wine life’ is really all about. Drop by the General Hooker House when you’re in […]
Catchin’ up on everything wine and fun, the guys blend their own wines with new fruit from Dane Cellars. Direct from the barrel, we all blended our own mixture. I was a bit heavy on the Syrah according to the instructor, Bart Hansen. Penalty Laps for Myers.
The Wine Maker’s guest today is the man who helped put Zin in every store in the country, Peter Mathis. Peter grows his fruit (now mostly Grenache) and makes his wine here in Sonoma. Peter’s Grenache and Rose’ are beautiful and the conversation is great.
Land, Weather, Fruit and the art of winemaking. Bart, Brian and Sam discuss all of these and more on this week’s episode.
EP41: Tom Gendall from Cline Cellars, joins The Wine Makers to talk land, fruit and winemaking. Tom’s insights to making high quality yet accessible wines, gives us all a new way of looking at the wine we buy and drink.
The guys tackle the issue of the strange weather patterns we’ve had this year and how it might affect the crop and of course what they’re doing about it right now.
The long anticipated interview with Maureen Cottingham, Executive Director of the Sonoma Valley Vintners and Growers Alliance. Their events are among the most popular in all of California’s wine making regions, visit them at SonomaValleyWine.com