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The Connected Table SIPS! gives you a taste of something delicious. Hosts Melanie Young and David Ransom taste and talk about wine, spirits, beer, coffee and more with leading winemakers, distillers, brewers and growers from around the world. We like to Eat, Drink & Explore and want to share our discoveries with you. Listen to our short SIPS! anywhere, anytime.

The Connected Table SIPS! Podcast is brought to you by Talk 4 Podcasting (www.talk4podcasting.com/) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com/).

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Nino Negri Reaches New Heights with Vigne di Montagna - DOCG Valtellina
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Nino Negri is a wine estate in Italy’s Valtellina DOCG, recognized as one of the most challenging regions to grow grapes due to its rugged terrain in the Lombardy Alps. Steep terraced vineyards require hand-harvesting and airlifting harvested grapes by helicopter! DOCG Valtellina wines must contain at least 90% Chiavennasca, local dialect for Nebbiolo. Winemaker Danilo Drocco discusses the terroir and Nino Negri’s Vigne di Montagna single vineyard wines. www.ninonegri.it www.frederickwildman.com

The Connected Table Live is broadcast live Wednesdays at 2PM ET.

The Connected Table Live Radio Show is broadcast on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (www.talk4radio.com) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com).

The Connected Table Live Podcast is also available on Talk 4 Podcasting (www.talk4podcasting.com), iHeartRadio, Amazon Music, Pandora, Spotify, Audible, and over 100 other podcast outlets.
Jul 13, 2022
Joe Kysela- Reaching a New Generation of Wine Consumers
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Joe Kysela grew up in the wine business meeting vintners' families and learning about sales and marketing while traveling with his father, Fran Kysela, founder of Kysela Pére & Fils, a leading importer of fine wines, spirits, sakes and ciders. The experience and close relationships formed primed him for joining the family business. Joe shares his thoughts on why education, delivering an authentic story and true-to-type wines are essential for connecting with the new generation of wine consumers.

The Connected Table Live is broadcast live Wednesdays at 2PM ET.

The Connected Table Live Radio Show is broadcast on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (www.talk4radio.com) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com).

The Connected Table Live Podcast is also available on Talk 4 Podcasting (www.talk4podcasting.com), iHeartRadio, Amazon Music, Pandora, Spotify, Audible, and over 100 other podcast outlets.
Jun 29, 2022
Sipping with Alberto Siegel Prieto, Siegel Family Wines, Chile
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The Siegel family has made an impact in Chile, from its skylines to its grapevines. Alberto Siegel Sr.’s grandfather was a renowned architect who built many important buildings in Santiago. Alberto’s father, Don Germán, was a viticulturalist. In 1980, father and son cofounded Viña Siegel in Colchagua Valley to grow grapes. They started bottling their own wines in 1997. Siegel Family Wines produces critically acclaimed estate blend to single vineyard wines U.S. Importer Kysela Pere & Fils.

The Connected Table Live is broadcast live Wednesdays at 2PM ET.

The Connected Table Live Radio Show is broadcast on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (www.talk4radio.com) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com).

The Connected Table Live Podcast is also available on Talk 4 Podcasting (www.talk4podcasting.com), iHeartRadio, Amazon Music, Pandora, Spotify, Audible, and over 100 other podcast outlets.
Jun 22, 2022
Les Crus Faugères: Its Historic Impact in AOC Faugères
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Les Crus Faugères in Languedoc Roussillon has a central and historic role in AOC Faugères (est. 1982). Since 1959 it has been the only cooperative winery in the area, managing 2,223 acres of vines- nearly half of the vineyards and wine production in Faugères. Jérôme d’Hurlaborde, Commercial Director, Les Crus Faugères Mas Olivier, discusses AOC Faugères' ideal Mediterranean terroir and schist soils which produce expressive Syrah, Grenache and Mourvèdre wines. US importer: Kysela Pére & Fils.

The Connected Table Live is broadcast live Wednesdays at 2PM ET.

The Connected Table Live Radio Show is broadcast on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (www.talk4radio.com) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com).

The Connected Table Live Podcast is also available on Talk 4 Podcasting (www.talk4podcasting.com), iHeartRadio, Amazon Music, Pandora, Spotify, Audible, and over 100 other podcast outlets.
Jun 12, 2022
Discover/Sip Riebeek Cellars, Swartland, S. Africa
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Chenin, Sauvignon Blanc and Pinotage are some of the well-known grapes grown in South Africa, including Swartland on the Western Cape, where Riebeek Cellars started in 1941 as a passion project for a community of farmers working collectively, and now well into their 3rd & 4th generations. This inland area's dry conditions produce hearty grapes with exquisite ripe fruit shares Riebeek Cellars Export Director Kara Van Zyl, who discusses terroir and selections. US importer: Kysela Pére & Fils.

The Connected Table Live is broadcast live Wednesdays at 2PM ET.

The Connected Table Live Radio Show is broadcast on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (www.talk4radio.com) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com).

The Connected Table Live Podcast is also available on Talk 4 Podcasting (www.talk4podcasting.com), iHeartRadio, Amazon Music, Pandora, Spotify, Audible, and over 100 other podcast outlets.
Jun 09, 2022
Sam Clarke, Thorn-Clarke, Barossa Valley Australia
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Thorn-Clarke represents the union of two families and six generations of grape growing in Australia’s Barossa valley. The Thorn family were some of the earliest settlers in the region and have been growing grapes since the 1870s. Their first bottled vintage was a 1998 Shiraz. Today, the family has 600 acres of vineyards in the Barossa Valley. Sam Clarke, co-proprietor and son of cofounders, Cheryl Thorn and David Clarke, discusses the estate’s history and wines. US importer: Kysela Pere & Fils.

The Connected Table Live is broadcast live Wednesdays at 2PM ET.

The Connected Table Live Radio Show is broadcast on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (www.talk4radio.com) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com).

The Connected Table Live Podcast is also available on Talk 4 Podcasting (www.talk4podcasting.com), iHeartRadio, Amazon Music, Pandora, Spotify, Audible, and over 100 other podcast outlets.
Jun 06, 2022
Sipping Moscato d'Asti with Andrea Rinaldi, Rinaldi Vini
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Located in Monferrato in Italy’s southern Piemonte, Azienda Agricola Rinaldi Vini produces world-class Moscato d’Asti, a crisp, aromatic lower alcohol wine, ideal as an aperitif or paired with savory and spicy foods. Andrea Rinaldi, son of founder, Oreste Rinaldi, discusses the versatility of Moscato wines and Rinaldi Vini new releases: Follie Pink Rosato, a refreshing rosé, and Panta Rei, a Barbera/Cabernet Sauvignon blend. U.S. importer: Kysela Pére & Fils. www.kysela.com www.rinaldivini.com

The Connected Table Live is broadcast live Wednesdays at 2PM ET.

The Connected Table Live Radio Show is broadcast on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (www.talk4radio.com) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com).

The Connected Table Live Podcast is also available on Talk 4 Podcasting (www.talk4podcasting.com), iHeartRadio, Amazon Music, Pandora, Spotify, Audible, and over 100 other podcast outlets.
May 27, 2022
Sipping with Clay Shannon, Shannon Family Wines
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After a long career in vineyard management, Clay Shannon established his namesake winery on California’s North Coast in 1996. He chose remote Lake County for its red soil, high elevation and ideal growing conditions. Today, Shannon Family Wines has 2000 acres, half under vine, the rest preserved. Shannon produces a range of reds and whites including its signature Shannon label, Ovis, a premium single vineyard estate red, and Buck Shack, bourbon barrel aged wines. www.shannonfamilywines.com

The Connected Table SIPS! Podcast is brought to you by Talk 4 Podcasting (www.talk4podcasting.com/) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com/).

The Connected Table Live Radio Show is broadcast live at 2pm ET Wednesdays on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (www.talk4radio.com) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com). This podcast is also available on Talk 4 Podcasting (www.talk4podcasting.com).
May 06, 2022
Sipping Albariños w/Isabel Salgado, Bodegas Fillaboa
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Bodegas Fillaboa is a family-owned estate winery in Galicia, Spain with roots dating to the 19th century. Housed in a 15th century Romanesque castle near the border between Spain and Portugal, Fillaboa produces some of the rarest and highest quality estate-grown wines in D.O Rías Baixas. Fillaboa winemaker, Isabel Salgado, discusses the estate’s history, terroir of Rías Baixas, and ageing potential of Albariño wines. Importer: Folio Fine Wine Partners www.foliowine.com www.bodegasfillaboa.com

The Connected Table SIPS! Podcast is brought to you by Talk 4 Podcasting (www.talk4podcasting.com/) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com/).

The Connected Table Live Radio Show is broadcast live at 2pm ET Wednesdays on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (www.talk4radio.com) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com). This podcast is also available on Talk 4 Podcasting (www.talk4podcasting.com).
Apr 12, 2022
Sipping w/ Berene Sauls, Owner, Tesselaarsdal, South Africa
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South Africa’s Tesselaarsdal is a rural hamlet of historic importance. The widow of its namesake settler, Johannes Tesselaar, left his farmland to his freed slaves upon his death in 1810, a bold move at the time. Tesselaarsdal is also the name of Berene Sauls’ first winery opened in 2015 in Hemel-en-Aarde (Overberg), an homage to her ancestors who were among the area’s freed slaves. Sauls discusses her cool climate Chardonnay & Pinot Noir. Importer: Vineyard Brands www.tesselaarsdalwines.co.za

The Connected Table SIPS! Podcast is brought to you by Talk 4 Podcasting (www.talk4podcasting.com/) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com/).

The Connected Table Live Radio Show is broadcast live at 2pm ET Wednesdays on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (www.talk4radio.com) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com). This podcast is also available on Talk 4 Podcasting (www.talk4podcasting.com).
Mar 25, 2022
Sipping w/ Cristina Patwa, CEO, Enroot Sparkling Teas
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Founded by friends Brad Pitt, Cristina Patwa and John Fogelman, Enroot is a collection of sustainably farm-sourced, wellness-focused sparkling cold-brew teas, ideal to drink alone or in cocktails. CEO Cristina Patwa drew inspiration for Enroot from memories of the refreshing teas made by her grandmother, a farmer in the Philippines. Enroot collaborated with James Beard Foundation chefs to create the botanical-based recipes for each tea. Find recipes and tea pairings at www.drinkenroot.com.

The Connected Table SIPS! Podcast is brought to you by Talk 4 Podcasting (www.talk4podcasting.com/) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com/).

The Connected Table Live Radio Show is broadcast live at 2pm ET Wednesdays on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (www.talk4radio.com) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com). This podcast is also available on Talk 4 Podcasting (www.talk4podcasting.com).
Mar 19, 2022
Sipping w/ Pablo Cunéo, Bodega Luigi Bosca, Argentina
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Established in 1901 by Don Leoncio Arizu, Bodega Luigi Bosca is one of Argentina’s few continually family-owned and operated wineries. Based in Mendoza, the Arizu family helped establish Lujàn de Cuyo as an official CDO in 1989. Pablo Cunéo, Head Winemaker since 2017, discusses the unique growing climates of Mendoza’s Maipú, Lujan de Cuyo and Uco Valley sub-appellations, and presents selections from the Luigi Bosca de Sangre reserve wines launched in late 2021 U.S. Importer: Frederick Wildman.

The Connected Table SIPS! Podcast is brought to you by Talk 4 Podcasting (www.talk4podcasting.com/) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com/).

The Connected Table Live Radio Show is broadcast live at 2pm ET Wednesdays on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (www.talk4radio.com) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com). This podcast is also available on Talk 4 Podcasting (www.talk4podcasting.com).
Mar 18, 2022
Sipping w/Kim Simone, Commonwealth Wine School
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In Cambridge, MA, an education in wine, spirits, or sake at Commonwealth Wine School is more accessible than ever for enthusiasts and industry professionals alike. Kim Simone, Manager, Commonwealth Wine School, discusses the range of courses offered from workshops and guided tastings to certifications for WSET, Certified Specialist of Wine and Wine Scholar Guild. Commonwealth Wine School’s faculty includes many top beverage industry educators in New England. www.commonwealthwineschool.com

The Connected Table SIPS! Podcast is brought to you by Talk 4 Podcasting (www.talk4podcasting.com/) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com/).

The Connected Table Live Radio Show is broadcast live at 2pm ET Wednesdays on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (www.talk4radio.com) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com). This podcast is also available on Talk 4 Podcasting (www.talk4podcasting.com).
Mar 17, 2022
Villa Maria- New Zealand's Most Awarded Winery
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Villa Maria is New Zealand’s most awarded winery, producing wine from every appellation of the country. Winemaker Tom Dixon shares Villa Maria’s 60-year (in 2021) history and legacy envisioned by its Founder, Sir George Fistonich, who was knighted for his contributions to the wine industry. Dixon discusses Villa Maria’s different wine production regions, its Four Pillars of sustainability and its top selling Private Bin Sauvignon Blanc 2021 (Marlborough). www.villamariawines.com

The Connected Table SIPS! Podcast is brought to you by Talk 4 Podcasting (www.talk4podcasting.com/) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com/).

The Connected Table Live Radio Show is broadcast live at 2pm ET Wednesdays on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (www.talk4radio.com) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com). This podcast is also available on Talk 4 Podcasting (www.talk4podcasting.com).
Dec 22, 2021
Chef Oscar Lorenzzi - Contento NYC-One of 2021's Hottest New Restaurants
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Named among 2021's top new restaurants by The New York Times, Esquire Magazine and others, Contento NYC serves elevated Peruvian cooking in a relaxed setting designed with a focus on accessibility. Executive Chef Oscar Lorenzzi discusses Contento's menu and signature dishes such as Ceviche Clasico ,Salmon Tiradito and Octopus with Chimichurri. What to drink with these flavorful dishes? Consider a versatile AOC Provence rosé suggests Partner/Beverage Director Yannick Benjamin. www.contentonyc.com

The Connected Table SIPS! Podcast is brought to you by Talk 4 Podcasting (www.talk4podcasting.com/) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com/).

The Connected Table Live Radio Show is broadcast live at 2pm ET Wednesdays on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (www.talk4radio.com) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com). This podcast is also available on Talk 4 Podcasting (www.talk4podcasting.com).
Dec 16, 2021
Travelle at the The Langham Offers Seasonal American Cuisine in one of Chicago's Iconic Skyscrapers
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Travelle is a casually elegant restaurant & bar/lounge on the second floor of the luxurious Langham hotel, one of Chicago’s iconic skyscrapers designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Chef de Cuisine Qi Ai discusses Travelle’s seasonal American menu and signature artisanal cheese board paired with AIX Vin de Provence Rosé, AOC Coteaux d'Aix-en-Provence. Travelle was named Hemisphere’s magazine’s Reader’s Choice Awards ( 2021) “Best American Restaurant.” www.travellechicago.com www.vinsdeprovence/en

The Connected Table SIPS! Podcast is brought to you by Talk 4 Podcasting (www.talk4podcasting.com/) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com/).

The Connected Table Live Radio Show is broadcast live at 2pm ET Wednesdays on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (www.talk4radio.com) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com). This podcast is also available on Talk 4 Podcasting (www.talk4podcasting.com).
Oct 12, 2021
Chef Jonathon Sawyer's Globally Inspired Menu "Wows" at Adorn, Chicago
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An elevator sweeps you to Adorn, located on the 7th floor of The Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago. Chef de Cuisine Jonathon Sawyer delivers a menu inspired by his global travels in France, Italy and Japan with an embrace of local Midwest bounty. An example is Crispy Zucchini Blossom & Roasted Tomato paired with Whispering Angel Cave D’Esclans Rosé, Côtes de Provence. Not-to-be missed is Adorn Bar, with craft cocktails and expansive wine list.
www.adornrestaurant.com www.vinsdeprovence.com/en

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Oct 08, 2021
A Classic Pairing of Provence Rosé Wine & Food at Mentone, California
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The Cote d'Azur meets Northern California at Mentone. Chef David Kinch, also owner of 3-star Michelin Manresa, brings a creative twist to Mediterranean flavors with seasonal local ingredients. Wine Director Alyssa Papierneick recommends a classic pairing: Tarte de Mentone, a Provençal “pissaladière” of caramelized onions, anchovies and olives on house-made crust, with Domaine de Sulauze Pomponette Rosé 2020, Coteaux d'Aix-en-Provence. www.mentonerestaurant.com www.vinsdeprovence.com/en

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Oct 06, 2021
Sebastian Nasello, CEO/Winemaker Podere Le Ripi, Montalcino, Italy
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Founded in 1997 by Francesco Illy, of the renowned Illy coffee family, Podere Le Ripi produces prestige, terroir-driven wines from Montalcino, including IGT, Rosso di Montalcino and Brunello di Montalcino. CEO & Winemaker Sebastian Nasello discusses Podere Le Ripi's decision to farm biodynamically and how the location of its vineyards in both the east and west of Montalcino impact the nuances of the wines produced from each area, with Cielo d’Ulisse 2016 as an example. www.podereleripi.com

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Aug 17, 2021
Jacqueline Strum, President & Publisher, Wine Enthusiast Media
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Technology is changing how the publishing industry conducts business, yet some print magazines still flourish. Jacqueline Strum, President & Publisher of Wine Enthusiast Media, explains why hobby & niche publications (e.g., wine) are still popular, and how consumers' growing interest in learning about, buying and collecting wine has fueled demand for more and better designed wine storage, wine accessories and wine education platforms. Magazine: www.winemag.com Catalog: www.wineenthusiast.com

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Aug 10, 2021
Mark Reynier, Founder, Waterford Irish Single Malt Whisky
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The term "terroir" is used in the wine world to describe how climate, soil, topography elevation, and other environmental factors deliver a unique expression to the final product. Veteran wine and spirits industry pro, Mark Reynier, is applying terroir to whisky with the 2021 introduction of Waterford single farm origin, barley-based Irish single malt whisky. Waterford sources barley from 97 farmers. Each bottle identifies the farm and has a terroir code to learn more at www.waterfordwhisky.com

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Aug 04, 2021
Sipping Spain's Marques de Caceres Wines
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Founded in Rioja in 1970 by Enrique Forner, Spain’s Marqués de Cáceres has become a global leader in wine. Since joining her father in 1983, Cristina Forner has overseen the expansion of the company brand to include wines from Rías Baixas, Rueda, and the Penedès. CEO since 2007, Forner continues to build on the legacy of Marqués de Cáceres with the family’s most recent acquisition, in 2019, of Bodegas Finca La Capilla in Ribera Del Duero. U.S. importer: Vineyard Brands. www.vineyardbrands.com

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May 27, 2021
Virginia Wine: Bigger Than A Drink
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Virginia is home to over 300 wineries and eight designated AVAs, making it an ideal destination for wine aficionados looking for a road trip combining beautiful scenery with great wine and food. Frank Morgan, Host of Virginia Wine Chat, discusses Virginia’s different appellations and a few standout grapes, including Petit Manseng, Chardonnay, Viognier, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. We taste selections from three Virginia producers and discuss food pairings. #vawine www.virginiawine.org

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May 20, 2021
Laura Díaz Muñoz, Ehlers Estate, Napa
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Ehlers Estate is a picturesque 42-acre vineyard in Saint Helena, CA dating to the 1800s with a rich history. Run by the Leducq Foundation, a trust established in 1996 by French Entrepreneur, Jean Leducq and his wife Sylviane, Ehlers Estate was modeled after a traditional Bordeaux chateau. The vineyards, all planted to Bordeaux varietals, are certified organic. Winemaker and General Manager Laura Díaz Muñoz discusses Ehlers Estate and four of its signature wines. www.ehlersestate.com

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May 19, 2021
Brooke Bobyak, Bella Union Wines
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Bella Union Winery in Rutherford, Napa Valley was founded in 2012 by the partners of Far Niente and Nickel & Nickel. The winery is located on a 25-acre Cabernet Sauvignon vineyard that runs along Bella Oaks Lane, known as the Bella Union Roadway in the late 1800s. Brooke Bobyak has worked with Far Niente since 2018 and was appointed Bella Union winemaker in 2021. She discusses Bella Union’s signature Cabernet Sauvignon and Sauvignon Blanc wines and food pairings. www.bellaunionwinery.com

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May 14, 2021
Exploring DETAILS by Sinegal Estate
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In 2013, James Sinegal, co-founder/former CEO of Costco, and son, David, a Costco wine buyer, established Sinegal Estate in St. Helena to produce iconic Bordeaux blend Napa Valley Cabernet wine. In 2020, they launched DETAILS by Sinegal Estate, sourcing grapes in Sonoma Valley and using a 1,403-step production process. David Sinegal explains DETAILS’ brand mission to make a Cabernet Sauvignon blend with concentrated fruit and soft tannins that is approachable and affordable. www.detailswines.com

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May 05, 2021
Be The Change Job Fair with Rania Zayyat
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Rania Zayyat, founder, Lift Collective, discusses Be The Change, a virtual job fair connecting beverage alcohol industry professionals with potential employers. Be the Change streamlines the job search process and supports diversity equality and inclusion. Be The Change works in partnership with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund to provide job opportunities for its graduates. Cofounded by Zayyat, the first job fair was December 2020, a second April 22, 2021. Signup: www.bethechangejobfair.com

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Apr 20, 2021
Alsace’s Cattin Family: Wine Pioneers
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The Cattin family has made wines in a village near Colmar, the heart of Alsace wine country, since 1720, when Swiss-born François Cattin settled in the area. Domaine Joseph Cattin is one of Alsace’s largest family-owned wineries, a top producer of food-friendly white wines and Crémant d’Alsace. Jacques and Anaïs Cattin, discuss why ancestor and winery namesake, Joseph Cattin, is respected as a pioneer in Alsace. They suggest wine and food pairings, from cheeses to global cuisines.www.cattin.fr

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Dec 23, 2020
Georges Lorentz, Gustave Lorentz, Alsace
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Maison Gustave Lorentz produces Crémant d’Alsace and grands crus whites of exceptional quality and value. Like most Alsace producers, Gustave Lorentz practices organic and biodynamic viticulture, resulting in wines with freshness, elegance and a sense of place. Alsace whites like Riesling and Pinot Gris pair equally well with hearty winter dishes and light summer fare. 7th generation family member, Georges Lorentz, shares his passion for Alsace culture, wines and food. www.gustavelorentz.com

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Dec 23, 2020
The Beaujolais Wine Route By Appellation
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Discover the Beaujolais Wine Route, 85 miles of bucolic scenery with picturesque villages, historic landmarks, casual bistros and hundreds of wine estates, many open to the public. Beaujolais is divided into 12 AOCS: Beaujolais and Beaujolais-Villages to the south and 10 smaller crus. Considered the gems of Beaujolais wines, the crus include: Brouilly, Côte de Brouilly, Fleurie, Chenas, Chiroubles, Régnie, Julienas, Morgon, Moulin-A-Vent, and St. Amour. Each is unique.
www.beaujolais.com

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Nov 10, 2020
Explore Beaujolais’ Diversity & Terroir
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Gamay, the red grape of Beaujolais, produces refreshing wines that burst with juicy strawberry, blackberry and black cherry flavors and essences. Comprised of 12 AOCs, Beaujolais wine styles differ slightly based on location, soil, elevation and climate! Wines among the 10 Beaujolais crus can range from softer, perfumed reds to enjoy with charcuterie and lighter fare to more plush and structured styles with aging potential, ideal for roasted chicken and braised meats. www.beaujolais.com

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Nov 10, 2020
Beaujolais: Rich Heritage/New Generation
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If you enjoy fresh, fruity, food-friendly wines with good acidity, consider Beaujolais, a delightful French wine for today’s casual dining, from home-cooked meals to restaurant takeout. Best known for its red wines made from the local Gamay grape, Beaujolais also produces small amounts of rosé and white wines. Many are produced by local vignerons whose families have been making wine for generations. Beaujolais wines have a rich heritage and timeless appeal. www.beaujolais.com

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Nov 10, 2020
Sipping Barboursville Estate Wines
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Viognier and Cabernet Franc are most closely associated with Virginia wines, but at Barboursville Vineyards, Italian varieties such as Vermentino, Fiano and Nebbiolo flourish, notes Luca Paschina, estate general manager/winemaker. The temperate climate and alluvial soils of Virginia’s Piedmont region attracted Italy’s Zonin family, who acquired this Barboursville in 1976 to plant vines. Paschina discusses terroir and Barboursville’s signature wines including its iconic Octagon. www.bbvwine.com

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Oct 20, 2020
Frances Gonzalez: Choosing Vegan Wines
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If you follow a vegan diet, be aware that some vintners may use animal byproducts such as egg white, fish bladder and casein to filter the wines, a process known as fining. There also are many well-made vegan wines available. A reliable resource is Vegan Wines, founded by Frances Gonzalez, a longtime vegan and wine lover. Frances personally visits and inspects vineyards, from soil to bottling, to select wines for her portfolio and vegan wine club. All are 100 percent vegan. www.veganwines.com

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Jul 08, 2020
Castello di Cigognola Blanc de Noir
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Castello di Cigognola stands amidst the hills of Oltrepò Pavese in Lombardia, a region known for its sparkling wines. Owned by the renowned Moratti family, this 12th century castle and landscaped gardens are an Italian National Trust World Heritage site. CEO Gian Matteo Baldi oversees the vineyards and wine production with Gabriele Moratti, with a focus on cool climate Pinot Noir. He discusses three expressions of Moratti Cuvée Blanc de Noir sparkling wines. www.castellodicigognola.it

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Jun 23, 2020
Hamilton Russell 2018 Oregon Pinot Noir
586
South Africa’s Hamilton Russell Vineyards has produced world-class Pinot Noir and Chardonnay for more than 40 vintages. The wines have a classic Burgundian style and structure, balancing opulent fruit and spice with masterful restraint. Hamilton Russell Vineyards also makes wine in
the Willamette Valley. Proprietors Anthony and Olive Hamilton Russell discuss their Oregon project and its first two wines, both 2018
vintage. The wines are available through Vineyard Brands www.vineyardbrands.com
May 08, 2020
Sipping J Vineyards’ Sparkling Cuvées
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J Vineyards & Winery is one of Sonoma’s top sparkling and varietal wine producers. Located in the Russian River Valley, the winery encompasses six vineyards with a visitors’ center near Healdsburg which offers signature events, from bubbly pairing experiences to behind-the-scenes tours. J Vineyards Executive Chef Carl Shelton discusses J Vineyards Cuvée 20 and Rosé, both made in the traditional method, and shares food pairing tips to enjoy these wines in your home. www.jwine.com
Apr 15, 2020
Napa Chef Jeff Russell Sips Martini Cab
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Louis M. Martini Winery is known for its world-class Cabernet Sauvignon sourced from exceptional vineyards in Napa and Sonoma. This historic winery dates to 1933 and underwent a major restoration in 2019. It offers a range of culinary experiences at its visitors center and wines are available nationwide. Louis Martini Winery Executive Chef Jeffery Russell discusses food pairing tips for Louis Martini Cabernet (Napa) and Louis Martini Monte Rosso Vineyard Cabernet (Sonoma). www.louismartini.com
Apr 15, 2020
AOC Cairanne: Community + Sustainability
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Cairanne, a pretty hill town in the Côtes du Rhone, has a winemaking community committed to producing elegant wines with an eye on sustainability and authenticity. A cru appellation since 2016, AOC Cairanne requires vines to be hand-harvested and sulfite levels kept to a minimum. 26% of all vineyards are organic. Jean-Etienne Alary, 11th generation family member at Domaine Alary, discusses Cairanne’s different soils and how young winemakers are working to support each other. www.vins-rhone.com
Apr 09, 2020
AOC Cairanne: Newest Côtes du Rhône Cru
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AOC Cairanne, the youngest of the Côtes du Rhone’s 17 crus, is located on the left bank of the Rhône River in the Vaucluse. Cairanne’s dry, sunny climate, cooling mistral winds and three distinct soil types provide the perfect setting for producing the region’s complex, lush grenache-based red wines and “rising star” aromatic whites blended from local grapes. Producer and negociant, Jean-Marie Amadieu, discusses Cairanne’s setting and styles of wine. www.vins-rhone.com
Apr 09, 2020
AOC Lirac Cru: Terroir & Expressions
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AOC Lirac on the Rhône River’s right bank is a small cru appellation producing lush reds and aromatic whites. Lirac has an ideal terroir: over 200 days of sun, purifying mistral winds and three different soils: rocky galets, calcareous and sandy, with most vineyards organically farmed. AOC Lirac Co-President Rodolphe de Pins is owner of Château de Montfaucon, where some vineyards date back 140 years. He discusses how Lirac’s different soils shape the character of its wines. www.vins-rhone.com
Apr 03, 2020
AOC Lirac: Origin of the Côtes du Rhone
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One of the Côtes du Rhône’s first cru appellations since 1947, AOC Lirac is a wine lover’s rare gem, just northwest of Avignon. Lirac wines were prized among Europe’s nobility and the Avignon papacy in the 14th century. Lirac is rare among the 17 Rhône crus for its range of red, white and smaller amounts of rosé wines made from blends of mainly indigenous varieties. Château de Montfaucon’s Rodolphe de Pins, AOC Lirac Co-President, discusses the region and styles of wine. www.vins-rhone.com
Apr 03, 2020
Vladimer Kublashvili, Khareba Winery
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Located in the foothills of the Caucasus Mountains, Khareba Winery in the Republic of Georgia encompasses over 4,000 acres located in prime growing regions. Khareba Winery employs both traditional Georgian winemaking techniques and modern European methods to make its wines, working with more than 24 indigenous and international grape varieties. The wines have achieved international acclaim. Chief winemaker, Vladimer Kublashvili, discusses Khareba’s wines. www.winery-khareba.com
Mar 20, 2020
Rachel Martin on Oceano Wines Pinot Noir
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Rachel Martin and husband, Kurt Deutsch, are founders/owners of Oceano Wines, single vineyard cru wines sourced from the Spanish Springs Vineyard in San Luis Obispo, California. Oceano’s second release Chardonnay 2017 has earned national awards and critical acclaim. In 2019 Oceano released its first Pinot Noir to rave reviews. Martin is an advocate for women; 60 percent of every dollar spent in the production of Oceano’s wines goes to women- and minority-owned businesses. www.oceanowines.com
Mar 17, 2020
Makiyo Masa, Dekantā, on Japanese Whisky
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Japanese master distillers are known for their pursuit of perfection. Rare bottles of whisky can command thousands of dollars at auction. But buying a bottle for home or gifting is easy thanks to dekantā, the world’s leading online retailer, which sells more than 2000 types of Japanese whisky as well as shochu, sake, other spirits and wines. Makiyo Masa, founder of dekantā, explains what makes Japanese whisky special and why you should consider a bottle on your spirits shelf. www.dekanta.com
Mar 09, 2020
Marco Caprai, Arnaldo Caprai, Umbria
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Arnaldo Caprai is a leading producer of Montefalco Sagrantino, a grape variety that has been cultivated in Umbria for nearly 500 years, but almost disappeared in the 1960s. Arnaldo’s son, Marco Caprai, has led efforts to revitalize the Montelfalco Sagrantino variety which today it is regarded as one of Italy’s noble grapes. He discusses the history and characteristics of this grape and shares two vintages of Arnaldo Caprai’s Spinning Beauty 100% Montefalco Sagrantino. www.arnaldocaprai.it
Feb 29, 2020
Sourcing Quality Meat from New Zealand
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Everyone has sustainability and health on their mind when choosing food, especially red meat. Quality starts at the source of origin, including consideration for the environment and animal welfare. Matt Luxton, Director of Sales for Silver Fern Farms, New Zealand’s largest meat purveyor, explains what we need to consider when shopping for meat. Silver Fern Farms works with more than 14,000 New Zealand farmers in their cooperative to source its beef, lamb and venison. www.silverfernfarms.com/us/

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Jan 15, 2020
India’s Jaisalmer Gin & Rampur Whisky
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India has a rich heritage in craft spirits and is the birthplace of the gin & tonic. Located in the foothills of the Himalayas, Radico Khaitan is India’s oldest and largest distillery. Company President Sanjeev Banga explains how India’s biodiversity helps define its styles of spirits and discusses two brands: Jaisalmer Indian Craft Gin, made with 11 indigenous botanicals, and Rampur Indian Single Malt Double Cask Whisky, aged in American Bourbon and Oloroso Sherry casks. www.radicokhaitan.com

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Dec 12, 2019
Piemonte’s Barolo and Barbaresco Wines
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The Langhe region in Italy’s southern Piemonte produces many outstanding wines, notably DOCG Barolo and DOCG Barbaresco. Made exclusively from the Nebbiolo grape, each wine follows strict production and aging guidelines to create their distinctive styles, complexity and elegance. Matteo Ascheri, president of Consorzio di Tutela Barolo Barbaresco Alba Langhe and Dogliani, discusses the Langhe region and why the world’s finest Barolo and Barbaresco wines are made there. www.langhevini.it/en

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Dec 03, 2019
Francs and Sainte-Foy, Côtes de Bordeaux
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The two smallest winemaking appellations in the Côtes de Bordeaux are Francs and Sainte-Foy. Francs sits just north of Castillon and exclusively produces reds wines, primarily from Merlot but also Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. Sainte Foy, located south and west of Castillon, produces both red and white wines. Both regions reflect a more laid-back agrarian way of life in Bordeaux. The wines offer excellent quality for value, says Sommelier Yannick Benjamin. www.bordeaux-cotes.com

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Dec 02, 2019
Exploring Castillon, Côtes de Bordeaux
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East of St. Emilion, along the north side of the Dordogne River, lies the picturesque wine region of Castillon, named for the Battle of Castillon in 1453 which ended the 100 year war between England and France. The third largest appellation in the Côtes de Bordeaux by volume, Castillon is a red wine region. Merlot comprises 70% of the plantings which thrive in the rich limestone soil. Sommelier Yannick Benjamin sheds some light on this historic appellation and its wines. www.bordeaux-cotes.com

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Nov 29, 2019
Exploring Cadillac, Côtes de Bordeaux
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Nestled on the right bank of the Garonne river, the southernmost winemaking appellation within the Côtes de Bordeaux is the region of Cadillac. Named for the Duke of Cadillac, who was a well-known lover of wines, it is the second largest appellation by production volume in the Côtes de Bordeaux. Red wines rule here, with Merlot and Cabernet Franc being the key grape varieties. Sommelier Yannick Benjamin discusses the region, history and its wines. www.bordeaux-cotes.com

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Nov 29, 2019
Exploring Blaye, Côtes de Bordeaux
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Situated in the northwest corner of Bordeaux across the Garonne River from the Medoc, Blaye is a land of family farms and undulating landscapes planted to just shy of 15,000 acres of vines in 41 communes, making this appellation the Cotes de Bordeaux’s largest region by production volume, predominantly red wines. Blaye has held historical significance in Bordeaux dating to Roman times, explains Sommelier Yannick Benjamin who discusses the appellation’s terroir and wines. www.bordeaux-cotes.com

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Nov 27, 2019
Exploring Côtes de Bordeaux Wines
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Home to some of the world’s most well-regarded fine wines, Bordeaux is the largest AOC in France with 6500 growers and 65 appellations. At the heart is Côtes de Bordeaux, a flagship appellation of 950 producers. Created in 2009, the AOC Union des Côtes de Bordeaux comprises four distinct sub-appellations- Blaye, Cadillac, Castillon, Francs and Sainte-Foy. Sommelier Yannick Benjamin discusses key appellations and why Côtes de Bordeaux wines offer great quality for value. www.bordeaux-cotes.com

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Nov 25, 2019
The World’s Best Bordeaux Wine School
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Bordeaux is one of the world’s most renowned wine appellations with more than 6000 producers. For 30 years, the Bordeaux Wine School has been the premier education source for learning about Bordeaux. Located in Bordeaux City and online, the school educates more than 85,000 people annually through its global network of over 250 accredited tutors. Master of Wine Mary Gorman McAdams discusses the Bordeaux Wine School’s curriculum for both wine professionals and consumers. www.bordeaux.com

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Nov 20, 2019
Bérénice Lurton, Château Climens, Barsac
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Bérénice Lurton is a fourth-generation winegrower of Bordeaux’s renowned Lurton family. Her father, Lucien Lurton, acquired a collection of famous estates that he shared among his ten children. In 1992, Bérénice assumed stewardship of Château Climens at age 22. Considered a jewel of the Sauternes region, the 16th century Château Climens is a premier cru First Classified Growth of 1855 known as the “Lord of Barsac.” www.chateau-climens.fr U.S. importer: Vineyard Brands www.vineyardbrands.com

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Nov 20, 2019
Tuscan Vintner Elisabetta Gnudi Angelini
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Elisabetta Gnudi Angelini is owner of four historic Tuscan wine estates: Borgo Scopeto (Chianti Classico) Carpazo and Altesino (Montalcino) and Doga delle Clavule (Morellino di Scansano). Being a successful vintner is a fruitful third career for Elisabetta, who worked in the pharmaceutical industry and in the arts before studying oenology. Elisabetta and daughter, Alessandra, discuss Borgo Scopeto and Carpazo and their passion for Tuscany. U.S. importer: Vineyard Brands. www.vineyardbrands.com

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Nov 06, 2019
Champagne Boizel Celebrates 185 Years
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Founded in 1834, Champagne Boizel has been family-run for six generations-185 years. Located on the Avenue de Champagne in Epernay, Boizel works solely with Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes sourced from the region’s top Grands and Premiers Crus. Wines are aged sur lie for at least three years and often longer to achieve balance and complexity. 5th and 6th generation family members Evelyne and Florent Roques Boizel discuss their champagnes. U.S. importer: Taub Family Selections. www.boizel.com

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Oct 31, 2019
Bibi Graetz, Artisan Tuscan Winemaker
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From his medieval Castello di Vincigliata in Fiesole, Bibi Graetz crafts his wines on a hillside overlooking Florence. His four organically farmed estates of both owned and leased vineyards contain many old vines. Graetz also produces white wines from native Ansonica and Vermentino varieties on Isola del Giglio off the Tuscan coast. In 2019 he acquired Hotel Villa Aurora near Florence to convert into winery to produce flagship wines, Colore and Testamatta. www.bibigraetz.com www.foliowine.com

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Oct 31, 2019
Heather Fritzsche, Package Design Expert
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Ask any product marketing expert how important design and packaging are for selling a food or beverage brand, and the answer will be: "Extremely!" Many people don’t realize the thought process involved in creating packaging that is functional, sustainable and eye-catching. Heather Fritzsche, Co-Founder and CEO of The Spearhead Group, a pioneer in designing innovative packaging for many industries, including wine, spirits and food brands, explains her approach. www.thespearheadgroup.com


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Oct 29, 2019
Flavio Geretto, Villa Sandi
720
As Prosecco’s leading wine estate, Villa Sandi produces wines for all occasions: Prosecco DOC Treviso, Prosecco Superiore Valdobbiadene DOCG and flagship cru, La Rivetta Cartizze DOCG. Export Director Flavio Geretto discusses what distinguishes the Cartizze style and the DOCG’s location and vineyards situated on a steep hill in the heart of the region. We taste 2017 Villa Sandi Superiore di Cartizze La Rivetta DOCG. Importer: Folio Fine Wine Partners. www.foliowine.com www.villasandi.it

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Oct 25, 2019
Philippe André, Chp. Charles Heidsieck
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In 1851, stylish young entrepreneur, Charles Heidsieck (known as Champagne Charlie), founded his namesake Champagne house in Reims to produce cuvées blended from 40 percent reserve wines averaging 10 years old. Only 60 crus from Champagne are blended to create all Charles Heidsieck Champagnes. Brand Ambassador Philippe André discusses the label’s signature styles and we taste Charles Heidsieck Brut Reserve NV Importer: Folio Fine Wine Partners www.foliowine.com www.charlesheidsieck.com/en

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Oct 23, 2019
Jose Rallo, Donnafugata, Sicily
625
Sicily’s renowned producer, Donnafugata, is run a family passionate about wine, food and culture as a way of life. Donna-Fugata, translates to “woman in flight” which refers to the story of a queen who found refuge in the part of Sicily where the company’s vineyards are located today. Fifth generation family member, Jose Rallo, discusses the vineyards in Mt Etna and we taste Donnafugata 2016 Fragore Etna Rosso DOC. Importer: Folio Fine Wine Partners www.foliowinecom www.donagufugata.it/en

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Oct 22, 2019
Luigi Coppo, Coppo, Piemonte
521
Established in 1892, Coppo Winery is one of the oldest family-run estates in Italy continuously making wine in Piemonte for more than 120 years. Coppo is recognized for its range, from sparkling Asti wines to Chardonnays and Piemontese reds. Fourth generation family member, Luigi Coppo, discusses the family’s vineyards in the newer Nizza DOCG (est. 2014), Nizza DOCG regulations and Coppo’s 2016 Pomorosso Barbera DOCG Nizza. Importer: Folio Fine Wine Partners www.foliowine.com www.coppo.it

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Oct 22, 2019
Sabrina Massola, Michael Mondavi Family
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Michael Mondavi Family Estate began making estate wines in 1999 with the purchase of Animo Vineyard in Atlas Peak. Assistant Winemaker Sabrina Massola discusses their flagship white, Animo Heritage Sauvignon Blanc, a barrel-aged wine whose rootstock can be traced to Château d'Yquem. Grapes are sourced from the family’s Oso Vineyard, we taste Animo 2018 Sauvignon Blanc distributed by the family’s import/sales agency Folio Fine Wine Partners. www.foliowine.com www.michaelmondavifamilyestate.com

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Oct 22, 2019
Enrique Tirado, Winemaker, Don Melchor
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Political visionary and businessman, Don Melchor Concha y Toro, was a pioneer of Chile’s modern wine industry. In 1987, Concha y Toro’s Guilisasti family established Don Melchor Estate in the upper Maipo Valley to make world-class cru Cabernet Sauvignon from the renowned Puente Alto Vineyard. Longtime Don Melchor Winemaker Enrique Tirado discusses the recently established independent Viña Don Melchor winery and 30th anniversary release, Don Melchor 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon. www.donmelchor.com

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Oct 21, 2019
Germán di Cesare, Trivento Winery
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Founded in 1996, Bodega Trivento in Uco Valley (Mendoza), Argentina is internationally recognized for producing high-quality wines that are also wallet-friendly. Chief Winemaker Germán di Cesare joined Trivento in 2002 and since 2008 has overseen Trivento's top-tier wines including Amado Sur, Brisa del Otono, single varietal Golden Reserve wines and icon wine, Trivento Eolo. Trivento is owned by Concha y Toro. www.trivento.com

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Oct 21, 2019
Jeff Meisel, Long Meadow Ranch, Napa
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Long Meadow Ranch is a family-run working organic farm in Napa Valley dating to the 1800s. The property was purchased by the Hall family in 1989 and restored. Long Meadow Ranch now covers more than 2000 acres where one can find Highland cattle, chickens, vegetables, olive trees and, of course, vineyards.Conservation and sustainability are key to Long Meadow Ranch’s philosophy of “Excellence through Responsible Farming,” explains Vice President Jeff Meisel www.longmeadowranch.com

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Oct 21, 2019
Stefano Chiarlo, Michele Chiarlo
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Michele Chiarlo in Italy’s Piedmont region is a world-class producer of single vineyard wines. The family-run winery has vineyards in three classic appellations: Langhe, Monferrato and Gavi. Patriarch Michele Chiarlo helped establish standards of quality for DOC Piedmont and was among the first to introduce green harvest practices in Italy in 1984. His son, Stefano, an enologist, discusses the family’s commitment to sustainability, their wines and investment in DOCG Nizza www.michelechiarlo.it

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Jul 15, 2019
Katie Madigan, St. Francis Winery
551
For over 40 years St. Francis Winery has produced top-quality varietal wines from superior mountain and valley vineyards in Sonoma County, earning a reputation for luscious, fruit driven wines that showcase the terroir unique to Sonoma. Winemaker Katie Madigan discusses St. Francis Winery’s commitment to sustainability and selections from its portfolio of elegant, versatile, affordable food-friendly wines, including its signature Pinot Noir and Old Vines Zinfandel. www.st.franciswinery.com.

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Jul 03, 2019
Susana Balbo, Susana Balbo Wines
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Susana Balbo’s career is a history of firsts: The first Argentinian female winemaker, first Argentinean woman to become a global wine consultant and first Latin American woman to chair the W20 Summit. Her 30-year career includes serving as President of Wines of Argentina for three terms during which time Argentinian wines gained global recognition and achieved record export growth. She is founder of Susana Balbo Wines, imported by Folio Fine Wine Partners in the U.S.A. www.susanabalbowines.com

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Jun 26, 2019
Luberon Rhône Valley Rosé Wines
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Rhône Valley rosés can range from crisp and dry to fresh, floral and fruity. AOC Luberon in the southern Rhône Valley, south of Avignon and west of the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, produces versatile rosés for enjoying throughout a meal. Natalie Margan, fifth generation family member at Chateau La Canorgue in Bonnieux, discusses different styles of Luberon rosé, which range from a light pink grapefruit citrus squeeze to an embrace of fresh wild strawberries. www.vins-luberon.fr www.vins-rhone.com

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Jun 21, 2019
Luberon Rhône Valley Wines- Region
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AOC Luberon in the Rhône Valley is a popular place to visit, featuring picturesque towns, rustic beauty and 300+ days of sunshine. The region’s wine and food have a Mediterranean flair and flavor- fresh and vibrant. Regional wines include reds from Grenache Noir, Syrah and Mourvedre grapes, and whites from mainly Marsanne, Roussanne, Grenache Blanc and Viognier. Natalie Margan, fifth generation family member at Chateau La Canorgue in Bonnieux discusses. www.vins-luberon.fr www.vins-rhone.com

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Jun 21, 2019
Ventoux Rhône Valley Red Wine- Styles
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The AOC Mont Ventoux in France’s southern Rhône Valley has a vibrant viticulture and unique biodiversity that help to create fresh, fruit-driven wines with balanced acidity, minerality and lushness. Think Mediterranean meets sub-Alpine. Vintner James King, a Scotsman who chose Ventoux to his make his own wines at his estate, Chateau Unang, discusses styles of red wine and dominant grape varieties: Grenache Noir, Mourvedre, Syrah, Cinsault and Carignan. www.aoc-ventoux.com www.vins-rhone.com

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Jun 19, 2019
Ventoux Rhône Valley Wines- Region
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The Ventoux area, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve since 1990, is located in France’s mountainous and forested Vaucluse, west of the Alps. Vines have grown in the area since ancient times, and the wines were served to the kings of France at the Royal Court. At 1912 meters, Ventoux is the centerpiece of the AOC, providing seven subsoils ideal for growing grapes. Frédéric Chaudière, with family-run Château Pesquié, discusses the region and terroir. www.aoc-ventoux.com www.vins-rhone.com

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Jun 18, 2019
Costières de Nîmes Rhône Valley- Styles
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AOC Costières de Nîmes in France’s southern Rhône Valley produces versatile, food-friendly wines with good acidity and minerality, thanks to the Mediterranean-Rhône terroir: sunny, cool breezes and mineral-rich alluvial soils. Wines include velvety reds and vibrant rosés from Grenache, Mourvedre, Syrah, and vivacious whites from Grenache Blanc, Marsanne and Roussanne. Vintner Anthony Taylor, Maison Gabriel Meffre, discusses styles and food pairings. www.costieres-nimes.org www.vins-rhone.com

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Jun 17, 2019
Costières de Nîmes Rhône Valley-Region
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AOC Costières de Nîmes in the southernmost appellation of France’s Rhône Valley has a rich heritage in winemaking dating back 2000 years before pre-Roman times. Located between Provence and the Camargue, Costières de Nîmes has a Mediterranean climate tempered by sea breezes and mistral winds, and four soils: rocky, sand, clay and limestone- ideal for healthy vines. Local vintner, Anthony Taylor, Maison Gabriel Meffre discusses the region and terroir. www.costieres-nimes.org www.vins-rhone.com

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Jun 17, 2019
Bona Frescobaldi, Laudemio Olive Oil
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The Frescobaldi family history in Tuscany dates back over 1000 years and is closely tied to the wine, food and culture of the region. In addition to its storied wine estates, the family makes exquisite Tuscan olive oil called Laudemio Frescobaldi, a deeply fragrant extra-virgin olive oil with spicy notes, packaged like a fine perfume. Bona Frescobaldi, the family's global ambassador and culture preservationist, discusses terroir, harvesting and heritage of Tuscan olive oil. www.laudemio.it

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Jun 10, 2019
Joe Fisch & Vanessa Conlin, Wine Access
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Wine Access is the leading direct to consumer online wine retailer, offering exclusive curated wines from around the world both through its retail website and a daily offer newsletter. Wine Access’ selection of wines and sakes include well-known producers, emerging winemakers, and exclusive wines made in collaboration with the best winemaking talent in California. Joe Fish, CEO/CFO, and Vanessa Conlin, Head of Wine, discuss how wines are selected and the customer experience. www.wineaccess.com

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Jun 03, 2019
Amy Hoopes, Wente Family Estates
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A 20-year wine industry veteran, Amy Hoopes is President of Wente Family Estates (Livermore, CA), the oldest -136 years in 2019 - continuously operated, family-owned winery in the USA. Amy joined Wente Family Estates in 2007 was named president in 2015. She has led many pioneering initiatives for the company and the industry, including #MakeTime, which encourages work-life balance and community volunteerism among Wente’s employees, and leadership programs for women. www.wentevineyards.com

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May 03, 2019
Nicola Thornton, Botas de Barro
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Spanish wine industry veteran, Nicola Thornton, became acquainted with local grape growers and aware of the hardships they faced. She created Botas de Barro (named after the farmers´muddy boots) to help give them renewed hope and support, encouraging them to continue to nurture their low-yield, ancient vineyards, many over 100 years old. Grapes are sourced from small independent grape growers throughout Spain to produce its portfolio of wines. www.botasdebarro.com. Facebook:botasdebarro.com.

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May 02, 2019
Nicola Thornton, Spanish Palate
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British-born Nicola Thornton has worked in the wine business in Spain for more than 20 years. She established Spanish Palate to give a voice to small independent producers with great stories and wines she calls “magical little gems,” introducing them to international markets. Working with a largely female team, she’s helped 100 wine producers from 20 different regions find their place in over 40 countries globally, all in under 3 years. www.spanishpalate.es. Facebook/ Instagram spanishpalate.

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May 02, 2019
Ilaria Petitto, Donnachiara, Campania
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Donnachiara Winery in the province of Avellino, Campania is a multi-generational family and women-owned business overseen by Chiara Petitto and daugher, Ilaria. Located on the slopes of Montefalcione in Irpinia, Donnachiara produces elegant wines from native Fiano di Avellino, Greco Di Tufo and Falanghina white grapes and Aglianico red, including the renowned Taurasi. Ilaria Pettito discusses the Irpinia region, the allure of Campania and Donnachiara's wines. www.donnachiara.com

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Apr 05, 2019
Eileen Crane, CEO, Domaine Carneros
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Eileen Crane, CEO and founding Winemaker at Domaine Carneros, has been called The Doyenne of American Sparkling Wine. She’s recognized for her leadership and finesse making classically elegant sparkling wines in the mêthode traditionelle style. Located in the Carneros AVA between Napa and Sonoma counties, Domaine Carneros was founded in 1987 by Claude Taittinger (Champagne Taittinger). Domaine Carneros’s stunning château offers a variety of visitor tasting experiences. www.domainecarneros.com

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Mar 25, 2019
Jen Walsh, Winemaker, La Crema
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Based in Sonoma’s Russian River Valley, La Crema was founded in 1979 as La Crema Viñera, meaning "Best of the Vine." For 40 years, the family-owned and operated winery has focused exclusively on cool-climate coastal appellations, where ocean winds and fog allow grapes to ripen slowly on the vine. Winemaker Jen Walsh discusses La Crema’s Kelli Ann Vineyard Chardonnay (Russian River Valley) and Shell Ridge Pinot Noir (Sonoma Coast) and La Crema's winemaking philosophy. www.lacrema.com

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Mar 25, 2019
Miriam Masciarelli, Masciarelli, Abruzzo
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Masciarelli Tenute Agricole in Italy’s Abruzzo region was established in 1981 by Gianni Masciarelli, who inherited his passion for wine from his grandfather, Umberto. Masciarelli has vineyards throughout the four provinces of Abruzzo. Its baronial 17th century Castello di Semivicoli is a popular wine destination. Gianni’s daughter, Miriam Masciarelli, discusses signature wines, including the Villa Gemma Cerasuolo d’Abruzzo, a dark cherry-colored rosato. Importer: Vintus. www.masciarelli.it

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Mar 25, 2019
Thomas Hansen, Weingut Hansen-Lauer
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Thomas Hansen is the third generation in the Hansen family to produce top-quality wines at Weingut Hansen-Lauer in Bernkastel-Kues in Germany’s middle Mosel. This area’s ideal soil and climate produce world-class Rieslings. Hansen explains what distinguishes “Mosel” Riesling, from medium-dry to a sweeter style, and discusses how climate change has impacted the region, which he describes as bringing it “back to normal.” www.weine-bernkastel.de Importer: Kysela Pere & Fils www.kysela.com

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Mar 20, 2019
Tara Smeralda Empson, CEO, Empson & Co.
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Tara Smeralda Empson, CEO of Empson & Co., Empson USA, and Empson Canada, shares lessons learned from her father, Neil Empson, who founded his company in 1972. Empson & Co. imports wines from Italy, New Zealand and Chile, as well as select Italian spirits. Empson discusses her vision for expanding the company’s global reach, marketing to millennial consumers, and two of her most successful labels, Lagaria Pinot Grigio and Dofana Chianti Classico (Fattoria Carpineta Fontalpino) www.empson.com

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Mar 20, 2019
Fran Kysela MS, Kysela Pere & Fils
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Master Sommelier Fran Kysela founded fine wine and spirits import company, Kysela Pere & Fils (KFP) in 1994. KFP works with over 200 suppliers from 13 countries. While wine remains KFP’s focus, it also distributes craft beer, premium sakes, ciders and specialty spirits. Kysela shares his thoughts about the fine wine business, opportunities and challenges for importers, and selling to the millennial market, underscoring the importance of accountability as well as authenticity. www.kysela.com

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Mar 19, 2019
Andrea Rinaldi, Azienda Rinaldi Vini
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Azienda Agricola Rinaldi Vini is located in the hills of Alto Monferrato near Acqui Terme in southern Piedmont. This area is known for producing lower alcohol, aromatic wines such as Moscato, Brachetto and Dolcetto. A family business founded in 1961 by Oreste Rinaldi, it is now managed by his son Andrea and his daughter Paola. Andrea Rinaldi discusses the popularity and diversity of his family’s wines which are imported in the U.S. by Kysela Pere & Fils. www.rinaldivini.com www.kysela.com

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Mar 15, 2019
Hélène Jaume, Vignobles Alain Jaume
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Established in the northern region of Châteauneuf-du-Pape, the Jaume family has been making wine since 1826 when Mathieu Jaume started harvesting grapes. Since 1979, Alain Jaume has run Vignobles Alain Jaume, now with the help of his daughter Hélène and sons, Sébastien and Christophe. Hélène Jaume discusses the family's Domaine Grand Veneur wines, sustainability and oenotourism. www.vignobles-alain-jaume.com Importer: Kysela Pere & File www.kysela.com

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Mar 14, 2019
Rachel Martin, Oceano Wines, California
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Rachel Martin has drawn upon her extensive oenology and business finesse managing her family’s Boxwood Estate Winery in Virginia to launch Oceano Wines with husband and co-owner, Kurt Deutsch. Oceano is 100% Chardonnay hand-harvested at Spanish Springs in San Luis Obispo County, CA. Fermented and aged in French oak barrels, Oceano offers elegance and texture with citrus and floral notes. A member of Les Dames d’Escoffier, Martin discusses her approach to making fine wine. www.oceanowines.com

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Mar 11, 2019
Rita Jammet, La Caravelle Champagne
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A respected hospitality leader for many years as co-owner of the highly regarded French restaurant, La Caravelle in New York City, Rita Jammet has written a brilliant “next chapter” as producer of La Caravelle Champagne with three signature labels: Champagne Cuvée Niña, Champagne Rosé and Champagne Blanc de Blancs. A member of Les Dames d'Escoffier, Jammet shares some of the lessons she has learned reinventing her career from restaurateur to successful champagne producer. www.lacaravelle.com

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Mar 08, 2019
Carol Brock, Les Dames d'Escoffier
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In 1973, longtime New York food journalist and editor, Carol Brock, set about creating the first organization for professional culinary women, something that did not exist at the time in an industry largely dominated by men. Known as Les Dames d’Escoffier, the group has grown to become the leading international organization for women working in the food, fine beverage and hospitality industry, with 42 chapters in the United States, Canada, Mexico and France and over 2,400 members. www.ldei.org

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Mar 08, 2019
Carole Champion, Roland Champion
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Grower André Champion established “Champagne André Champion” in the Cote des Blancs area of Chouilly in 1929. His son, Roland, expanded the company by purchasing new land, and changing the name to Roland-Champion. Carole Champion, fourth generation family member, discusses their different styles of champagnes, the concept of grower champagnes and the elite Club Grand Cru Champagne which André Champion helped launch. www.champagne-roland-champion.com Importer: Kysela Pere & Fils www.kysela.com

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Mar 08, 2019
Jesse Katz, Winemaker, Aperture Cellars
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Jesse Katz is one of California’s most recognized young winemakers, named a Forbes Magazine 30 under 30 and Wine Enthusiast 40 under 40. In Sonoma’s Alexander Valley, Jesse makes highly coveted Bordeaux blend wines at Aperture Cellars, a winery he owns with his father, Andy Katz, a world-renowned photographer. At Devil Proof Vineyard Jesse draws on his experience working in Argentina to produce his own style of exquisite California Malbec. www.aperture-cellars.com www.devilproofvineyards.com

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Feb 11, 2019
Dan Panella, Oak Farm Vineyards
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The Panella family has been rooted in the agricultural industry in Lodi, California since 1936, first as owners of a trucking business and later as grape growers. In 2004, the family purchased historic Oak Farm and replanted vines on 60 acres. Oak Farm cultivates 14 different grape varietals and produces a diverse portfolio made from estate fruit and selectively sourced grapes. Dan Panella, co-owner and third generation farmer, discusses Oak Farm’s signature wines www.oakfarmvineyards.com

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Feb 11, 2019
Marc Perrin, La Vielle Ferme
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France’s Perrin Family, owners of world-renowned Chateau de Beaucastel, has been making wine in the Rhone region for centuries, utilizing biodynamic farming practices. Fifth generation winemaker, Marc Perrin discusses the family’s best-selling La Vielle Ferme still and sparkling wines, all under $10/bottle. La Vielle Ferme uses a new process called methode contemporaine to create sparkling wines with finer bubbles for its Brut and Rosé. Imported by Vineyard Brands. www.lavielleferme.com/en

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Feb 11, 2019
The Four Roses Bourbon Legend - Al Young
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The legend of Four Roses Bourbon, (est. 1888) started when Founder Paul Jones Jr, became smitten with a Southern Belle who accepted his marriage proposal by wearing a corsage of red roses on her ballgown. Four Roses Senior Ambassador Al Young has worked with the distillery for 51 years. He shares Four Roses' 130-year history and describes Four Roses' three flagship Bourbons which utilize two mash bills and five propriety yeast strains to make ten distinct recipes used in the blending process.

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Dec 10, 2018
Anessa Cameron, Diplomat Beach Resort
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Chef Anessa Cameron dazzles guests with her desserts at The Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood, Florida. A California native and graduate of the New England Culinary Institute, Chef Cameron, enjoys using local Florida produce ,such as passion fruit and citrus. Her key lime pie is a must when you visit. One of the largest destination resorts in Hollywood, Florida, The Diplomat Beach Resort is part of the Curio Collection by Hilton. Recorded at the Epicurean Weekend Experience. #BeCurious

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Dec 06, 2018
Chef Sean Carney, Madison Beach Hotel
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The Madison Beach Hotel, part of the Curio Collection by Hilton, is a AAA 4 Diamond-rated hotel located on the scenic Connecticut shoreline in the picturesque town of Madison, CT. The perfect destination for romance and exploring, this luxury hotel is near a private beach with access to biking, kayaking and fishing. Chef Sean Carney oversees the menu at The Wharf, the hotel's on-site restaurant, where he works with local fishermen and farmers to source ingredients for his menus. #BeCurious

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Dec 06, 2018
Gonzalo Rivera, El San Juan Hotel
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Located on a two-mile stretch of gorgeous Isla Verde Beach and close to Old San Juan's historic attractions, the El San Juan Hotel, part of Curio Collection by Hilton, is popular with guests and locals alike. Executive Chef Gonzalo Rivera blends his classical training at California Culinary Academy and his Mexican heritage to create a fusion menu with modern Caribbean flavors. Did you know you don't need a passport to visit Puerto Rico? Time to explore and #BeCurious

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Dec 06, 2018
Alsace: Home to World-Class Wines
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The appellation of Alsace, in northeastern France, is mainly known for its world-class, food-friendly white wines. Bordering Germany and Switzerland, Alsace is also one of the most geographically diverse wine regions with 13 distinct soils and 8 different mother rocks. It’s also a food lovers’ dream destination home to 26 Michelin -starred restaurants. Master Sommelier Josh Nadel, Beverage Director for the NoHo Group of restaurants in NYC, provides an overview. #DrinkAlsace #AlsaceRocks

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Nov 21, 2018
Crémant d’Alsace: A Sparkling Discovery
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One of the oldest and most widely consumed sparkling wines throughout France is Crémant d’Alsace. Made in the methode traditionnelle, Crémant d’Alsace is a delightful alternative to fine Champagne, and at a fraction of the price. Master Sommelier Josh Nadel, beverage director at the Noho Group of restaurants in Manhattan, discusses different styles of Crémant d’Alsace, including bone dry no dosage, blanc de blanc and rosé, as well as food pairing tips. #DrinkAlsace #AlsaceRocks

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Nov 21, 2018
Alsace’s Food-Friendly Rieslings
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Alsace is well-known for Riesling wines with their food-friendly minerality and acidity. While many mistakenly associate Riesling as being only sweeter wines, Alsace also produces some exceptional dry Rieslings. Master Sommelier Josh Nadel, who oversees one of New York City’s most extensive Alsatian wine lists at Lafayette NY, says Alsace produces a range of Rieslings to enjoy throughout the entire meal and discusses different styles and food pairings. #DrinkAlsace #AlsaceRocks

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Nov 21, 2018
Pinot, Pinot, Pinot- Alsace Wines
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Wine consumers can enjoy three distinct styles of cool climate Pinot from Alsace, says Master Sommelier Josh Nadel. These include Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir. Nadel, who works as Beverage Director for Noho Group of restaurants, including Locande Verde and Lafayette, explains the differences and offers food pairing tips. #DrinkAlsace #AlsaceRocks

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Nov 21, 2018
Alsace Gewurztraminer – Aromatic Harmony
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Gewurtzraminer is a food pairing dream with spicy and savory foods says Master Sommelier Josh Nadel, Beverage Director for Noho Group of restaurants including Locande Verde and Lafayette in NYC. What many may not know is that Alsatian Gewurztraminer produces a range styles from semi-dry to sweeter, and as they age their aromatics deepen and soften. Nadel discusses a selection of Gewurztraminer wines from Alsace and suggests food pairings. #DrinkAlsace #AlsaceRocks

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Nov 21, 2018
Matias Cruzat, Viña San Pedro, Chile
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Viña San Pedro, established 1865, is one of the largest and oldest exporters of Chilean wine and among the most important wineries in Chile. Viña San Pedro’s main vineyard, wine cellar and hundred-year-old underground cava cellar, as well as one of the largest stretches of vineyards in Latin America (1,200 hectares), are located in Molina in the Curicó Valley south of Santiago. Winemaker Matias Cruzat discusses Viña San Pedro’s single vineyard label 1865 and production areas. www.sanpedro.cl

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Nov 02, 2018
Nigel Westblade, Peter Lehmann Wines
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Nigel Westblade is Chief Winemaker at Peter Lehmann Wines, one of the Barossa Valley’s most historic wineries, known for its classic Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon. Vintner Peter Lehmann began his label in 1979 to help support local growers during challenging times. Today, Peter Lehmann Wines works collaboratively with over 140 growers throughout the region; many have been involved with the winery for decades. The wines are imported by Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits. www.peterlehmannwines.com

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Oct 22, 2018
Michel Rolland, Clos de los Siete
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World-renowned Bordeaux oenologist, Michel Rolland, consults for more than 80 estates in 13 countries. He is a partner in Clos de los Siete, seven estate vineyards located on 2000 acres in Argentina's Uco Valley in Mendoza. The Malbec-blend wines are known for their refined style, ageability and value. Michel discusses select vintages and the provenance of Clos de los Siete, which is the #1 Malbec blend exported from Argentina. Imported by Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits. www.closdelossiete.com

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Oct 04, 2018
Donatella Muscianese-Sardegna Vermentino
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The beautiful island of Sardegna produces 70 percent of Italy's Vermentino wines. Donatella Muscianese, Agenzia Laore Sardegna, discusses key growing areas and styles of Vermentino: DOCG Vermentino di Gallura in the north has limestone and granite soils that produce a crisp, flinty wine full of minerality. DOC Vermentino di Sardegna to the south and West (Alghero) where soils range from clay and sand that produce slightly more floral wine with hints of salinity. This show is brought to you by Talk 4 Radio (http://www.talk4radio.com/) on the Talk 4 Media Network (http://www.talk4media.com/).
Jun 25, 2018
Alejandro Lopez Garcia/Bodegas Bilbainas
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Bodegas Bilbainas is one of Rioja’s most historic wineries dating to 1859 when French wine producers escaping the ravages of phylloxera established a winery in Haro in the region of Rioja Alta. In 1901 a group of businessmen from Bilbao purchased the winery and renamed it Bodega Bilbainas. Head Winemaker Alejandro Lopez Garcia discusses the winery’s history and its signature Viña Pomal wines, known for their classic style. www.bodegasbilbainas.com @vinapomal

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May 31, 2018
Sabrina Schench, Istituto Trento DOC
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Surrounded by the Dolomite Mountains, the Trentino region is recognized for its elegant Trentodoc sparkling wines, the first "metodo classico" wine to receive DOC status in Italy. Sabrina Schench, Director of the Istituto Trento DOC, which represents 51 sparkling wine producers, discusses grapes, production regulations and aging requirements - minimum 15 mos. for Brut and minimum 36 mos. for Riserva. The Istituto Trento DOC’s trademark can be found on every bottle. www.trentodoc.com @trentodoc

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May 30, 2018
Caleb Kilburn, Kentucky Peerless
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Historic Kentucky Peerless has been continuously family-run for five generations since the 1880s when entrepreneur Henry Kraver purchased the original distillery. The 50th oldest distillery in the nation, Kentucky Peerless opened a new facility in Louisville in 2015 on “Whiskey Row.” Global Marketing Director Cordell Lawrence and Head Distiller Caleb Kilburn discuss Kentucky Peerless' history and award-winning barrel-proof Rye Whiskey, voted #1 by Whisky Advocate.
www.kentuckypeerless.com

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May 23, 2018
Mauro Di Maggio, San Marzano, Puglia
450
San Marzano was created in 1962 when 19 multi-generational family growers from San Marzano di San Giuseppe joined forces to maximize their efforts. A leading producer in Puglia, San Marzano, located in the Primitivo di Manduria DOP, is a collective of 1,200 vine growers across 3,500+ acres of vineyards whose winemaking philosophy balances age-old traditions with modern techniques. Mauro di Maggio, Managing Director of San Marzano, shares its history. www.cantinesanmarzano.com @sanmarzanousa

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May 21, 2018
Tasting Primitivo with Mauro di Maggio
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San Marzano, located in the Primitivo di Manduria DOP, makes some of Puglia’s most important Primitivo-based red wines. Mauro di Maggio, Managing Director of San Marzano, discusses the winery’s signature Sessantanni Primitivo di Manduria DOP, named for the 60-year-old bush vines that bore its fruit. Made in an appassimento method, this 100% Primitivo is an aromatic red with notes of stewed fruit, cherry jam, nutmeg and cacao and soft elegant tannins. www.cantinesanmarzano.com @sanmarzanousa

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May 21, 2018
Tasting Negroamaro with Mauro di Maggio
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Negroamaro is a dark-skinned variety native to southern Italy. San Marzano, based in Puglia’s Primitivo di Manduria DOP, is known for producing some of the best. Mauro di Maggio, Managing Director of San Marzano, discusses Negroamaro’s appeal, versatility and pairings. The Talò Negroamaro—the Talò range is named after one of San Marzano’s founding families—is lively and approachable with intense aromas of black currant, vanilla and balsamic notes. www.cantinesanmarzano.com @sanmarzanousa

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May 21, 2018
Tasting Malvasia Nera w/ Mauro di Maggio
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Malvasia Nera is a thin-skinned grape grown throughout Italy and the Mediterranean. Mauro di Maggio, the Managing Director of San Marzano—a leading producer in Puglia, established in 1962—shares the Talò Malvasia Nera Salento IGP and suggests food pairings. The 100% Malvasia Nera is a full-bodied red, aged six months in French oak. It has an intense, complex silky bouquet of plum, cherry and spice. www.cantinesanmarzano.com @sanmarzanousa

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May 21, 2018
Tasting Edda Lei Bianco -Mauro di Maggio
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Well-known for its red wines, Puglia also produces some of Italy’s most unique whites, notes Mauro di Maggio, Managing Director of San Marzano, a leading producer in the Primitivo di Manduria DOP. San Marzano’s Edda Lei Bianco Salento IGP is a medium-bodied white wine blended from Chardonnay and native varieties Moscatello Selvatico, Minutolo and Passulara. It delivers a balanced bouquet of wildflowers, sage and peaches with an underlying minerality. www.cantinesanmarzano.com @sanmarzanousa

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May 21, 2018
Bob Blue, Winemaker, 1000 Stories
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Bob Blue, Winemaker and Chief Storyteller for 1000 Stories in Mendocino, CA, takes a deliberate small-batch approach to winemaking. 1000 Stories utilizes old bourbon barrels for aging, which Bob says he began using in the 1980s when French and American oak barrels were hard to come by. Bob explains how the char of bourbon barrels adds distinct and nuanced complexity to wine and specifically his 1000 Stories Bourbon Barrel-Aged Zinfandel and Bourbon Barrel-Aged Carignan. www.1000storieswines.com

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Apr 05, 2018
Dr. Valérie Lavigne, Bordeaux Oenologist
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Many wine aficionados are familiar with the red wines of Bordeaux, but the region also produces exceptional white wines, says Bordeaux-based Global Oenologist Dr. Valérie Lavigne. One of the birthplaces of Sauvignon Blanc, Bordeaux put the art of blending on the map, creating balanced, expressive white wines, many available for under $25. Dr. Lavigne explains different styles of Bordeaux Blanc wines we well as their aging potential, in some cases 15 years or more. www.Bordeaux.com #Bordeauxwines

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Mar 15, 2018
Jeff Bothwell- ARAEX -Spanish Fine Wines
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ARAEX Grands Spanish Fine Wines is the leading group of Spanish independent wineries, celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2018. Jeff Bothwell, Araex Export Director, explains the regions of Rioja (Alavesa, Alta, Baja) and styles of Rioja wines, as well as expressions of the Tempranillo variety in regions such as Ribera Del Duero and Toro. Araex's portfolio, imported by Kysela Pere et Fils, includes Bodegas Amaren, Luis Cañas and Montebuena (Rioja) and Finca Sobreño (Toro). www.araex.com

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Mar 08, 2018
Christian Bungard- Palacio de Bornos
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Palacio de Bornos was founded and began making wine in 1976 in D.O. Rueda. Proprietor Christian Bungard notes that Palacio de Bornos was the first winery in Spain's Castilla y León region to produce a sparkling wine, in 1978 made from the Verdejo a dominant white grape varietal in this region. Christian provides an overview of D.O. Rueda and Palacio de Bornos' portfolio of wines imported by Kysela Pere et Fils.

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Mar 08, 2018
Thomas Hansen-.Weingut Hansen-Lauer
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Thomas Hansen is the third generation family member of Weingut Hansen-Lauer located in Bernkastel-Kues, a picturesque village and tourist mecca in Germany's Mosel River region. The winery, which dates back 400 years, has two hectares of vines planted with 90% Riesling, the leading grape-variety of the Mosel, which produces many of the best and costliest white wines in the world.
The wines are imported by Kysela Pere et Fils.
www.weine-bernkastel.de

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Mar 08, 2018
Andrea Oeffling- Dr. Leimbrock -Germany
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Andrea Oeffling is co-properietor of Dr. Leimbrock – C. Schmidt, a family-owned wine estate dating back 250 years. Located in Germany's Mosel, a region, known for exceptional white wines, their focus is dry and semi-dry Rieslings, and a selection of Spätlese and Auslese wines,with an emphasis on natural farming methods. The wines are imported by Kysela Pere et Fils. www.dr-leimbrock.de

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Mar 08, 2018
Jen Riis- Mr. Spain- Kysela Pere et Fils
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Jen Riis, aka "Mr. Spain," scouts wines for Kysela Pere et Fils' Spanish wine portfolio. Based in Madrid, Jen discusses some of Spain's most well-known wine regions like Rioja and Ribera Del Duero, as well as smaller regions he says everyone should have on their wine drinking radar, such as Alicante and Jumilla. Jen underscores the increasing popularity of Spanish Sherry and white wines from D.O. Rueda, in addition to red wines made from Mencia, Monastrell and Garnacha. www.kysela.com

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Mar 08, 2018
Ana Diogo Draper- Artesa Winery- Napa
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Ana Diogo Draper is Director of Winemaking at Artesa Winery in Los Carneros, Napa, Artesa (Catalan for hand-crafted) is owned by the Spanish winemaking family Codorníu Raventós, the oldest company in Spain with a winemaking legacy in the Penedès (near Barcelona) dates to 1551. Originally opened in 1991 as Codorníu Napa, a sparkling wine house, the winery was renamed and transitioned to produce still wines including Albariño Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Cabernet Sauvignon www.artesawinery.com

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Feb 21, 2018
Color of Wine by Women & Wine
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Studies show that coloring alleviates stress and creates calm. Coloring is popular with women, who also enjoy buying and drinking wine together. Women and Wine Founder Julie Brosterman whose online community reaches 160,000 women combined the two to create Color of Wine, a free wine-themed mobile coloring app. It's easy to use and can be customized for wine companies and regions looking for a creative way to share information with wine lovers. Info: www.colorofwine.com www.womenandwine.com

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Feb 07, 2018
Emiliano De Laurentiis- MixologyGURU™
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Want an easy way to learn about cocktails and find a recipe at the tip of your finger? Just ask Maggie at MixologyGURU™, a free online service for savvy sippers. It’s designed by Emiliano De Laurentiis, founder of Knowledge Avatars, Inc., which creates technology-based educational tools. Emiliano designed MixologyGURU to provide consumers top-notch cocktail recipes and offer top-shelf beverage brands a way to connect with them. Meet Maggie and learn more: mixologyguru.knowledgeavatars.com

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Feb 05, 2018
Napa Valley Vintners Support OLE Health
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Auction Napa Valley (ANV) was established in 1981 to generate needed funds for local nonprofits, including $6 million raised to build a new clinic for OLE Health, which offers a wide range of healthcare services for the community, from free monthly food giveaways to helping individuals obtain health insurance and medical care. OLE Health's Fernando Diaz discusses the organizations mission and services.

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May 02, 2017
A Visit to CIA at COPIA, Napa Valley
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Located in the historic town of Napa, The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) at COPIA is a delicious destination for anyone who loves wine and food. Anne Girvin, Manager of Marketing & Communications, discusses the history of COPIA, started by the late vintners Robert and Magrit Mondavi and now run by CIA. Visitors can take classes in wine and food, dine at the on-site restaurant, view curated exhibits and enjoy special events like Flavor! Napa Valley which we attended during our visit.

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Apr 17, 2017
Emiliano Bernardi, Colonnara Winery
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Central Italy's Marche region, with its rolling hills that spill into the Adriatic Sea, is an agricultural breadbasket for food and wine. Cupramontana in the center of the Marche is considered the world capital of the white grape varietal, Verdicchio. And it is where Colonnara Winery, founded in 1959 by a group of 19 farmers, produces a range of elegant still and sparkling wines. Emiliano Bernardi, Export Manager for Colonnara Winery, discusses the region, varietals and winery history.

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Dec 29, 2016
Howard Hanna, The Rieger, Kansas City
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Heartland cooking is having a culinary revival and Kansas City is now on chefs and food lovers' itineraries. Chefs like Howard Hanna of The Rieger, located in the historic Rieger Hotel, and Ca Va, a Champagne bar with a local twist, are embracing the region's bounty of farm fresh vegetables, highly regarded pork, local smokehouses and other artisan producers. Born and raised in Manhattan, Kansas and CIA-trained Chef Hanna explains the tradition and appeal of Midwestern hospitality and cooking.

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Dec 14, 2016
DOCG Prosecco Superiore with Alan Tardi
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Located in the steep hills of Italy's Veneto lies Conegliano Valdobbiadene, the oldest region for producing DOCG Prosecco Superiore. It is only one of two areas of prosecco winemaking granted the prestigious DOCG status. Alan Tardi, U.S. Ambassador for Conegliano Valdobbiadene, discusses the three regions of production: Conegliano, Valdobbiadene and Cartizze, where the indigenous Glera grapes are mainly hand harvested, the charmat "Italian" method of vinification and different Prosecco styles.

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Dec 14, 2016
Ryan Maybee, J. Rieger & Co, Kansas City
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Founded in 1887, Kansas City's J. Rieger & Co, was forced to close in 1919 with the advent of Prohibition. At the time the renowned distillery produced over 100 brands. J. Rieger & Co was resurrected in 2014 with a dynamic line of Kansas City style whiskey, gin, vodka and amaro. Ryan Maybee, co owner of J. Rieger & Co, as well as The Rieger restaurant and Manifesto, a speakeasy style cocktail bar, both located at the historic Rieger Hotel. discusses Kansas City's spirited cocktail revival.

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Dec 14, 2016
Adam Chase on Gift Ideas for Wine Lovers
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Shopping for a gift to give a serious wine lover can be hard for many people. Adam Chase, Director of Grape Experience, a wine and spirits school located in San Francisco and Boston, suggests gift ideas, from books to wine tools to Wine and Spirits Education Trust (WSET) wine courses which are offered on multiple levels (entry to advanced) in 19 languages in 72 countries worldwide. Grape Experience is one of a handful of schools that offers the WSET Level 4 Diploma, the highest certification.

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Nov 30, 2016
Vina Maipo Max Weinlaub
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Melanie and David chat with winemaker Max Weinlaub about the wines and philosophy of Chile's Vina Maipo winery, founded in 1948 in the heart of the world-renowned Maipo Valley. Topics include wines made, varietals used, and where the grapes are grown. Particular emphasis on Weinlaub's championing of of the Syrah grape in a country known more for Bordeaux style varietals. Weinlaub and his team oversee almost 5000 acres of vineyards in Chile's Rapel, Maule, Casablanca, and Maipo Valleys.

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Oct 31, 2016
Santiago Mayorga, Nieto Senetiner
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Nieto Senetiner's winemaker Santiago Mayorga on making wine in Argentina. Nieto Senetiner, founded in the 1880s, is one of that country's greatest producers. Mayorga discusses Argentina's wine making history, unique climate and terroir including how vines adapt to high elevation growing conditions. and wine making philosophies. Also discussed are the country's main wine making regions and some of the most important varietals including Malbec and Bonarda.

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Jul 05, 2016
Grandes Vinos, Marcello Morales Calderon
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Located in the Town of Cariñena in Spain's history-rich Aragon region, Grandes Vinos y Viñedos makes some of D.O. Cariñena's most unique and interesting wines. D.O. Cariñena, which lies east of Madrid, is Spain's second oldest classified winemaking region. Winemaker Marcello Morales Calderon discusses his winery and winemaking style, high elevation terroir, and why varietals grown, like garnacha and cariñena, produce exceptional wines in this region. Learn more at www.nextgreatgrape.com

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Jun 02, 2016
Antonio Serrano, Bodegas Paniza
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Located just outside the Town of Cariñena in the Village of Paniza, Bodegas Paniza makes some of D.O. Cariñena's most distinctive wines. D.O. Cariñena, which lies east of Madrid in the history-rich region of Aragon, is Spain's second oldest winemaking region. Bodegas Paniza's winemaker Antonio Serrano his winery and winemaking style, terroir and why the garnacha and cariñena varietals produce exceptional wines in this region. Learn more at www.nextgreatgrape.com

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Jun 02, 2016
José Moro, Bodegas Emilio Moro, Spain
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José Moro is 3rd generation proprietor at Bodegas Emilio Moro in Spain's Ribera Del Duero region, named after his legendary grandfather. José invested in the current day wine cellars to produce wines from the unique Moro family clone of Tempranillo. It is José's careful attention to quality, respect for his native land and commitment to his philosophy of tradition, innovation, authenticity and social responsibility, that has resulted in Emilio Moro’s award-winning, terroir-driven wines.

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May 16, 2016
Micha Vaadia, Galil Mountain Winery
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Micha Vaadia is chief winemaker for Israel’s Galil Mountain Winery located in the Upper Galilee, an ancient region with a new wine culture. Established as a joint venture in 2000 by Golan Heights Winery and Kibbutz Yiron, green living is a way of life at Galil Mountain. Vines are cultivated at 1000 meters above sea level in ideal topography and soil to produce its award winning wines. Galil's commitment has helped revitalize the region's rich history of wine making www.galilmountain.co.il

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May 16, 2016
Golan Heights Winery's Victor Shoenfeld
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Founded in 1983, Golan Heights Winery has had a major role in developing and nurturing Israel’s modern wine culture. Its winemaker, Victor Schoenfeld, is a pioneer in the application of new technology and winemaking techniques who has developed some of Israel’s most sophisticated viticultural advancements, from irrigation management to wind generated electricity. Victor discusses the Golan Heights region and the winery's unique position in Israel's winemaking culture. www.golanwines.co.il

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May 16, 2016
Brewing Perfect Coffee with Scott Burr
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100% Kona coffee produced on the Big Island of Hawaii is prized among connoisseurs. But preparing any type of coffee takes certain skill. Scott Burr, Founder of Carta Coffee, offers tips for making a great cup of coffee, storing your coffee beans correctly to savor your cup of java with more pleasure. www.cartacoffee.com

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May 16, 2016
The Connected Table SIPS!
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Hawaii is the only state in the USA that produces coffee, and the best comes from the Kona region on the Big Island from independent farmers like Scott Burr, Founder of Carta Coffee. Scott explains why 100% Kona Coffee is prized among coffee connoisseurs. www.cartacoffee.com

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May 16, 2016