On The Wine Road

The Creation of Thomas Brothers Hard Cider


This is an interesting show as the founders of Thomas Brothers Hard Cider share details on how challenging it is to build an alcohol related business. Thomas Henry and Jason Thomas are the Thomas Brothers and they

Artesa Estate Vineyards and Winery


It’s not intentional that I’m uploading this podcast version of the radio broadcast just a week or so after the movie Wine Country was released. Artesa Estate Vineyard and Winery is one of the featured wineries. As

Prager Winery and Port Works


I was slow to develop a taste for Port and dessert wines but for the last ten years it’s been my desire to have at least one bottle on the shelf and/or in the refrigerator. It also

The Story of Jordan Vineyard and Winery


Jordan Vineyard and Winery is an ivy covered icon. It’s one of Sonoma County’s most stunning wineries fashioned after a French Chateau. It stands boldly yet gracefully among the sweeping lawn, beautifully manicured trees, and recently planted

Slow Wine for Earth Day


It’s another day on our incredible, beautiful and struggling planet. This podcast focuses on the positive impacts people are making as I present Part Two of my Earth Day celebration. Much like the Slow Food Movement, Italy’s

Down To Earth Month


On this podcast of Saturday’s show we celebrate the Earth, and those who are doing their part it keeping it as livable as possible. Earth Day is coming up on April 22nd and the Wine Institute is

Spring Mountain Vineyard and A16 Restaurant


This show’s podcast includes stops at a favorite winery and restaurant; Spring Mountain Vineyard and A16. As you’ll hear, Spring Mountain Vineyard in Napa Valley features three distinct vineyards and a history that makes it a special place.

The Passion Expressed Within the Wine Industry


As we approach the end of another year, now my 6th On The Wine Road, I’d like to reach back to share a version of this previous post. It’s been an extreme pleasure to meet many fascinating

Warren Winiarski, A Wine Industry Icon


Sometimes good things come in twos. It took over two years for me to nail down this interview with Warren Winiarski, I recorded over two hours of audio, and it took two visits to do so. Yet

Kendall-Jackson’s Harvest Celebration & Season Cookbook


It’s harvest season in wine country and Kendall-Jackson is presenting their Second Annual Harvest Celebration this Sunday. I sat down with KJ’s chef Justin Wangler to learn about all we’ll see, smell and taste during the day.