Ask The Expert: On The Wine Road LIVE

Host Jeff Davis brings the best of Napa, Sonoma and beyond LIVE to the KSRO studio to share the stories of those who contribute to our wine country lifestyle in these scenic, bountiful regions. Hear more at OnTheWineRoad.com.

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On the Wine Road LIVE – Cambria Estate Winery

Host Jeff Davis talks with Jill Russell, winemaker at Cambria Estate Winery in Santa Maria Valley, north of Santa Barbara! Jeff and Jill talk about the coastal wines at Cambria Estate Winery, as well as the crush and

On the Wine Road LIVE – Paradise Ridge

Host Jeff Davis talks with Rene Byck, Vice President and Co-Owner of Paradise Ridge Winery in Santa Rosa. Rene shares the details of his family’s winery, including the destructive fire that burned it down along with some

On the Wine Road LIVE – Chris Carpenter

Host Jeff Davis talks with Chris Carpenter, Napa Winemaker at Jackson Family Wines, about the current harvest and his love for Merlot. Jeff and Chris chat about the differences in mountain fruit on either side of Napa

On the Wine Road LIVE – 4th Street Cellars

Host Jeff Davis talks with John Bambury, winemaker and head of Bambury Wine Collection, which includes Bonneau Wines, Egret Wines, and Opal Moon Wines. John shares the history of his family in Sonoma County, and their beautiful

On the Wine Road LIVE – Randy Ullom, Winemaster for Jackson Family Wines

Host Jeff Davis talks with Randy Ullom, Winemaster at Jackson Family Wines, about the current harvest and how he manages the vast amount of vineyards during crush. Jeff and Randy also discuss the various wine growing regions

On the Wine Road LIVE – Terre Rouge and Easton Wines

Host Jeff Davis talks with Bill Easton, winemaker and owner of Terre Rouge and Easton Wines, located in the Sierra foothills. Bill is an avid fan of Rhône varietals. Jeff and Bill chat about his award-winning wines,

On the Wine Road LIVE – Freemark Abbey

Host Jeff Davis talks with Ben Fine, Wine Educator at Jackson Family Wines, about Freemark Abbey, one of the oldest wineries in Napa County! The winery land was purchased in 1881, and owner/winemaker Josephine Tychson was one

On the Wine Road LIVE – Thumbprint Cellars

Host Jeff Davis talks with Scott Lindstrom-Dake, winemaker and founder of Thumbprint Cellars, an artisan winery. Scott shares the story of how his brand name came about (a leaky gold pen was involved) as well as the

On the Wine Road LIVE – Cambria Estate Winery

Host Jeff Davis talks with Jill Russell, winemaker at Cambria Estate Winery in Santa Maria Valley, north of Santa Barbara! Jeff and Jill talk about her background and experience studying winemaking techniques all over the world, and

On the Wine Road LIVE – Papapietro Perry

Host Jeff Davis talks with Ben Papapietro, winemaker and co-founder of Papapietro Perry. Ben and Jeff talk about the humble beginnings of the winery (and camping out in the vineyard during harvest!) and continue through the challenges

On the Wine Road LIVE – Ben Fine, Wine Educator

Host Jeff Davis talks with Ben Fine, Wine Educator at Jackson Family Wines, about Sauvignon Blanc. Jeff and Ben discuss the flavor profiles and characteristics of sauvignon blanc and give you the tools to help find the

On the Wine Road LIVE – Small Vines

Host Jeff Davis talks with Paul Sloan, owner and winemaker at Small Vines Wines about his unique approach to planting high density vines. Paul was inspired by the wines of Burgundy to produce a wine in a

On the Wine Road LIVE – Chef Tracey Shepos Cenami

Host Jeff Davis talks with Chef Tracey Shepos Cenami, Chef de Cuisine and Cheese Specialist at Kendall-Jackson. Jeff and Chef Tracey talk about her background and career in the culinary world, and her love for artisan cheese.

On the Wine Road LIVE – Elaine Wines

Host Jeff Davis talks with Elaine Sale, winemaker/owner of Elaine Wines, an award-winning boutique winery in the Russian River AVA. Jeff and Elaine talk about her background and dreams of making wine – a passion Elaine is

On the Wine Road LIVE – Tucker Taylor from Kendall-Jackson

Host Jeff Davis talks with Farmer Tucker Taylor, Director of Culinary Gardens at Kendall-Jackson. Jeff and Tucker talk about how Tucker made his way to Kendall-Jackson and the relationships he has built with restaurants and local food

On the Wine Road LIVE – Notre Vue Estate

Host Jeff Davis talks with Alex Holman, winemaker at Notre Vue Estate about his background and first job in the wine industry at the fabled Christian Brothers. Alex walks us through other stops along his career before

On the Wine Road LIVE – Matanzas Creek

Host Jeff Davis talks with Marcia Torres Forno, Winemaker at Matanzas Creek. Marcia shares her background growing up in Chile and how she ended up in Sonoma County making wines at Matanzas Creek. Marcia says she looks

On the Wine Road LIVE – Hawkes Wine

Host Jeff Davis talks with Jake Hawkes, winemaker and farmer of Hawkes Wine in beautiful Alexander Valley. Jake shares the story of growing up on the vineyard his dad and mom farmed in the 1970s and needing

On the Wine Road LIVE – Hartford Family Winery

Host Jeff Davis talks with Tiann Lordan, Winemaker at Hartford Family Winery about his background and winemaking experience in South Africa, before moving to Sonoma County. Hartford Family Winery focuses on single vineyard chardonnay, pinot noir, and

On the Wine Road LIVE – Greg La Follette

Host Jeff Davis talks with legendary winemaker Greg La Follette about his past projects and work, as well as his brand new efforts with two new labels. Follette was working on his own label, Alquimista Cellars when

On the Wine Road LIVE – Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate and Gardens

Host Jeff Davis talks with Angela Allen, Estate Concierge at Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate and Gardens about the amazing wine and food experiences you can enjoy at the Estate. Indulge in Wine and Food pairings created by Chef

On the Wine Road LIVE – De La Montanya Vineyards & Winery

Host Jeff Davis talks with Dennis De La Montanya of De La Montanya Vineyards & Winery about his family background and how he ended up buying land and planting vineyards throughout Northern California. Their winery and tasting

On the Wine Road LIVE – La Crema Winery

Host Jeff Davis talks with Ben Fine, Manager and Wine Educator at La Crema Winery. Jeff and Ben chat about the amazing tasting ‘barn’ – La Crema’s historic and grand facility in the Russian River. The property

On the Wine Road LIVE – Zialena Winery

Host Jeff Davis talks with Mark Mazzoni, winemaker and 4th generation owner of Zialena Winery in Geyserville. Mark shares the history of the Mazzoni family in Sonoma County as well as his path to becoming the winemaker

On the Wine Road LIVE – Stonestreet Wines

Host Jeff Davis talks with Christopher Jackson, proprietor of Stonestreet Estate Vineyards and Winery. Jeff and Christopher talk about the unique mountain fruit grown on the estate, and the wide variety of soils (27 different soils), as