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Wine Women – ZAP! David Gates & Jake Neustadt

While enjoying a bottle of 1986 Ravenswood Old Hill Zinfandel that Joel Peterson left on our table at ZAP! while recording, our first guest, David Gates, Vice President of Vineyard Operations at Ridge Vineyards, told us he’d been farming the legendary Monte Bello Vineyard for […]

Wine Women – ZAP! Brenae Royal & Brennan Stover

Wine Women Radio goes to ZAP! We had the pleasure of sitting down with some of the best viticulturists and vineyard managers who oversee the farming and care of 1000s of acres of zinfandel vines throughout California. On this show we meet Brenae Royal, vineyard manager of the famed […]

Wine Women – Petite Sirah, I Love You

In part 2 of our interview with Jo Diaz, we get to meet and taste the wines of two members of the organization Diaz founded and runs, P.S. I Love You, an advocacy organization for Petite Sirah. Meet Theodora Lee, aka Theo-patra, Queen of the Vineyards, at Theopolis Vineyards […]

Wine Women – Jo & José Diaz

Jo Diaz moved to California in 1992 after 11 years in broadcasting, involving PR, producing, and photography. Detecting a natural segue way being surrounded by wine country, she moved into the wine industry in 1993. Did we mention she’s been employed by Hambrecht Wine Group (Belvedere and Grove Street […]

Wine Women – Jason Holman, Rebel Vintners pt2

Uncharted territory is where guest Jason Holman found himself when he chose a career in wine over one in the law. He just couldn’t see himself building a life around the Juris Doctorate degree he’d just earned. After a stint at Napa’s Kongsgaard dragging hoses, cleaning tanks and performing […]

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 […]