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: Kancha Champagne Bar and Tapas

Host Jeff Davis talks with Angel Cayllahua of Kancha Champagne Bar and Tapas on 4th Street in downtown Santa Rosa. Kancha has an ever changing list of special wines, bubbles, and sake, as well as delicious small

On the Wine Road LIVE: Wine Routes with Adrian Tamblin

Host Jeff Davis talks with Adrian Tamblin, CEO and Co-Founder of Wine Routes, a company focused on delivering highly integrated modern solutions for the wine industry. As a consumer, you can create maps for wine tasting adventures,

On the Wine Road LIVE: The Grenachista, Winemaker Casey Greybehl

Host Jeff Davis talks with Casey Greybehl, winemaker and owner of The Grenachista. Casey is a Bay Area native and spent 9 years at Cakebread Cellars in Napa before venturing out on his own. He loves the

On the Wine Road LIVE: Shelley Lindgren of A16

Host Jeff Davis talks with Shelley Lindgren, co-owner and wine director of A16 in San Francisco and Oakland, as well as two locations in Japan. Shelley shares the details behind the name of her restaurant (named after

On the Wine Road LIVE – Wind to Wine Festival

Host Jeff Davis talks with Garry Brooks of Brooks Note Winery and Samantha Dorsey, President of McEvoy Ranch about the upcoming Wind to Wine Festival on August 13th, celebrating the wines of the Petaluma Gap AVA. Learn

On the Wine Road LIVE – Fritz Underground Winery

Host Jeff Davis talks with Clay Fritz of Fritz Underground Winery. His unique winery uses gravity in the winemaking process and also to pool water for use on the vineyard. The underground tasting room and caves also

On the Wine Road LIVE – Emeritus Vineyards

Host Jeff Davis talks with Mari Jones of Emeritus Vineyards. Mari Jones took over as President (of Fun) in 2019, following in her father’s footsteps. Brice Cutrer Jones recognized the unique terroir of the Hallberg Ranch, situated

On the Wine Road LIVE – Alexander Valley Vineyards

Host Jeff Davis talks with Harry Wetzel, Head of Operations at Alexander Valley Vineyards. Harry shares the history of his family and the property his grandfather purchased the property from the Alexander family. The Wetzel Family will

On the Wine Road LIVE – Mark Beaman of Sebastiani Vineyards and Winery

Host Jeff Davis talks with Mark Beaman, winemaker for Sebastiani Vineyards and Winery. Mark talks about his background in agriculture, with a farming history in Eastern Washington State, and his eventual move from working in the Washington

On the Wine Road LIVE – Kendall-Jackson Kentucky Derby Party

Host Jeff Davis talks with Ben Fine, Wine Educator at Jackson Family Wines, about the upcoming Kentucky Derby Party at the Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate in Santa Rosa on May 7th from 11am to 5:30pm. Come watch the

On the Wine Road LIVE – Adam Lee and Morét Brealynn

Host Jeff Davis talks Adam Lee and Morét Brealynn about their latest projects. Adam began working in the California wine industry in 1993, starting his own label in 1994 with Siduri Wines. You can find Adam’s wines

On the Wine Road LIVE – J. Cage Cellars

Host Jeff Davis talks with Roger and Donna Beery, owners of J. Cage Cellars. Roger and Donna share their story of falling in love with Sonoma County wine country, and deciding to move from Texas to become

On the Wine Road LIVE – Acorn Winery/Alegria Vineyards

Host Jeff Davis talks with Bill Nachbaur, winegrower at Acorn Winery/Alegria Vineyards. This historic Sonoma County vineyard is home to more than 100 different grape varieties that Bill turns into field blends. The resulting wines are distinctive

On the Wine Road LIVE – Paul Mathew Vineyards

Host Jeff Davis talks with Barb Gustafson of Paul Mathew Vineyards. Barb shares the story of how Paul Mathew Vineyards started and their approach to winemaking. Her husband, Mat Gustafson, worked with many big names in the

On the Wine Road LIVE – J. Rickards Winery

Host Jeff Davis talks with Jim Rickards, owner and grower at J. Rickards Winery. Jim shares the story of how he came to Sonoma County and his path to raising cattle, and eventually, taking advantage of an

On the Wine Road LIVE – Idle Cellars

Host Jeff Davis talks with Ben Larks of Idle Cellars. Ben and his business partner Ari Heavner founded the winery together about 15 years ago with just 50 cases and have increased production since then but still

On the Wine Road LIVE – Amista Vineyards

Host Jeff Davis talks with guests from Amista Vineyards: Vicki Farrow, co-founder and CEO, and Ashley Herzberg, Winemaker. Vicky shares the history of the winery she owns with her husband, and their first forays into winemaking (it

On the Wine Road LIVE – Holiday Wines with Ben Fine

Host Jeff Davis talks with Ben Fine, Wine Educator at Jackson Family Wines, about the wonderful holiday wine packages available at YourWineStore.com, and give you the tools to help find the best bottle at the wine shop!

On the Wine Road LIVE – Mora Estate

Host Jeff Davis talks with Fabiano Ramichi of Mora Estate about his unique method of winemaking called Amarone style wine. After harvesting and prior to fermentation, grapes are placed on drying racks, stacked and left to dry

On the Wine Road LIVE – Michael Jordan, Master Sommelier

Host Jeff Davis talks with Master Sommelier Michael Jordan about the Friendsgiving Starter Kit, featuring 5 amazing wines perfect for the Thanksgiving holiday. Each wine will pair beautifully with the Thanksgiving meal, and it is a great

On the Wine Road LIVE – La Dolce Vita Wine Lounge

Host Jeff Davis talks with Sahar Gharai, owner of La Dolce Vita Wine Lounge in Petaluma. Sahar opened her wine lounge in 2007 in the new theater district in downtown Petaluma. She envisioned a place similar to

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