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Wine Women – Jason Holman, Rebel Vintners

What do you do with a Juris Doctorate degree? Why, become a winemaker, of course! Jason Holman knew by the time he graduated that he wouldn’t be stepping into any courtrooms. The world of wine beckoned during a stint at Kongsgaard, followed by several stints at other Napa Valley […]

Wine Women – Ann Reynolds

What on earth is “wine compliance”? And why is it important? These are questions best answered by our guest, Ann Reynolds, chief compliance officer and founder of Wine Compliance Alliance in Napa, California. Ann’s been working in wine compliance for more than 20 years and founded her business 10 […]

Wine Women – Christian Oggenfuss

Christian Oggenfuss is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Napa Valley Wine Academy. He holds the dipWSET, the highest certification from the London based Wine & Spirit Education Trust and is an Associate Member of the Institute of Wine & Spirits. Christian also holds the French Wine Scholar […]

Wine Women – Claudia Schug

With their roots in Germany and now as 30-year stewards of the land at their Carneros Estate, Claudia Schug, daughter of famed Founder and winemaking pioneer Walter Schug, guests on the show. Along with siblings Axel and Andrea, Claudia leads the family winery’s promotional and marketing endeavors. By honoring […]

Wine Women – Katy Wilson, LaRue Wines

Since 2009, LaRue Wines has focused on making high quality Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, exclusively from vineyards on the Sonoma Coast. The wines are elegant, restrained, and forever inspired by the resilience […]

Wine Women – Historical Vineyard Society at Sonoma’s Best

Sonoma’s Best’s Wine Director, Todd Jolly, welcomed the members and winemakers of the Historical Vineyard Society, a nonprofit dedicated to the preservation of California’s historic vineyards, to a walkaround tasting, sampling wines from these vineyards. Meanwhile, the hosts hunkered down in a corner of Sonoma’s Best to taste the […]

Wine Women – Art Murray, President, Flambeaux Wine

Flambeaux are the dancing torchbearers of New Orleans’ Carnival, representing tradition, light, dance and joy. Flambeaux was named after these torchbearers as they are an historic symbol of the hometown of the Murray family, their native New Orleans. Founded by the Murray Family, Flambeaux Wine makes hand-crafted, limited-production wines […]

Wine Women – Brooke Shenk

Brooke Shenk, winemaker at St. Supéry Estate Vineyards and Winery (, guests on the show and hosts the podcast in St. Supéry’s historic Atkinson House, which was built in the 1880s. Brooke has been with St. Supéry for more than a decade, supervising vineyard and production crews as well […]

Wine Women – Emma Swain, St. Supéry

Emma Swain, CSW and CEO of St. Supéry Estate Vineyards and Winery (, guests on the show and hosts the podcast in St. Supéry’s historic Atkinson House, which was built in the 1880s. Emma joined St. Supéry and became CEO in 2009. Prior to her tenure she served for […]

Wine Women – Melissa Smith, Certified Sommelier, Enotrias pt2

EP19: Melissa Smith, aka “The Sommelier to the Silicon Valley Stars” and owner of Enotrias, returns as a guest on the show, discussing her unique services with the show’s hosts. Also, continuing to serve as a guest co-host on today’s show is Patti Neumann, a brand manager and digital […]