On The Wine Road

The 2019 Paulée Event

On Friday, August 30th the Russian River Valley Winegrowers present the 2019 Paulée event. No less than thirty wineries will be in attendance, local esteemed chefs, and guests beaming with anticipation. Delicious wine will be poured, delectable

Cappuccino with Vittorio & Sondra of Girl and the Fig

This is the podcast version of my show from June 1st. One of our favorite places to visit close to home is VJB Cellars in Kenwood. Owned by an Italian american family they craft a good list

Harvest Card and Breathless Sparking Wines

This is my full show from June 22nd. You’ll hear about the fairly new Harvest Card. As a member you’ll save in tasting rooms, restaurants, hotels and more…as well as receive invitations to events. You’ll even have

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.