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Rock 'N Vino sharing everything wine and music related. They're more connected than you'd think!

Rock 'N Vino sharing everything wine and music related. They're more connected than you'd think!
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Rock 'N Vino sharing everything wine and music related. They're more connected than you'd think!






RNV 41: Gary Spivack | Aftershock Festival 2019

On today's Rock'N Vino we chat with Gary Spivack, Senior Vice President of Talent at Danny Wimmer Presents! Gary is a veteran of the music industry who started out as a drummer then went on to work at a record label, eventually branching off with music promoter Danny Wimmer to create todays biggest rock festivals around the country including one of our favorites Aftershock in Sacramento!


RNV 40: Mersenne Wines

On today's episode we chat with Mitch Rice, winemaker for micro-winery Mersenne wines. We chat about how the winery came about, how they got their name and the fun ways they incorporate music into their winery experience.


RNV 39: Robert Mondavi Concert Series

On today's episode, we chat with Kathy Magner, Director of Hospitality at Robert Mondavi Winery about their upcoming Summer Concert Series featuring St. Paul & The Broken Bones, The Struts, Thievery Corporation, Rodigo y Gabriela and Matt Nathanson. We talk about how Margrit Mondavi pioneered pairing music, wine and art in the Napa Valley and how the winery is celebrating 50 years of the Summer Concert Series on their beautiful lawn under the stars. It's an unforgettable experience and if...


RNV 38: Easter Wines with Harvest Card & Jim Morris of Charles Krug

On this FUN episode we celebrated a lot of FIRSTS! It was our first holiday themed episode, our first panel discussion, our first return guest (Landon of Harvest Card) and first time guest Jim Morris of Charles Krug winery! We chatted and tasted through some wonderful wines to serve for either Easter Brunch or Easter Dinner and we went off on some fun tangents as well. Featured in this week's episode: - Harvest Card - Charles Krug Winery - DRNK - Taft Street - Bowman Cellars -...


RNV 37: Coco and Mike talk sports, music venues and Mike's brush with death!

On this episode of Rock'n Vino Mike and Coco chat about Mike's recent sports centered trip where he visited Vegas, Arizona, Anaheim and LA where the unexpected theme of the trip was falling! Some good falls but most... not so much. Some of the falling takes a dark turn. We also chat about music venues... what make them good and what make them not so good?


RNV 36: Dustin Valette | Chef / Owner of Valette Healdsburg

On today's episode of Rock'n Vino we had the pleasure of interviewing Chef / Owner of Valette Healdsburg Dustin Valette. He spoke to us about growing up in beautiful Sonoma County, his love of this beautiful and bountiful place we call home and his passion for food and showcasing the work of some amazing craftsmen and artisans who live here. Dustin also talked to us about his soon to be released wine (available at Valette) and his newest project The Matheson and Roof...


RNV 35: Keith Wallen | Breaking Benjamin

On today's episode of Rock'n Vino we interview Keith Wallen. Keith is currently the rhythm guitarist + backing vocals for Breaking Benjamin and is releasing his own music on the side. He chats with us about his new single "Crows", the current Breaking Benjamin tour and his new discovery of enjoying wine!


RNV 34: David Drake | Lancaster Estate Winery

On this week's episode of Rock'n Vino we had the pleasure of interviewing David Drake, winemaker at Lancaster Estate Winery in the stunning Alexander Valley. We chat about his amazing award winning Cabernet Sauvignons, the music that gets him and his team through those long days and we find out what kind of wine he would love to make if given the chance.


RNV 33: Sheldon Wines | Dylan Sheldon

On this episode of Rock'N Vino, we chat with Dylan Sheldon of Sheldon Wines, a micro-winery he runs with his wife Tobe. He shares how the two followed their passions and dreams taking them across the world to New Zealand and then returning home practically penniless, to pursue their own wine making dreams. Dylan is also a musician and lover of music who discusses the symbiotic relationship he sees within the two. Find their wines at


RNV 32: Josh Silvers | Jackson's Bar and Oven

On today's episode of Rock'N Vino we interview local chef / restauranteur Josh Silvers on his 20th anniversary of being a restaurant owner. He shares with us how he got started, what kind of food he enjoys offering his customers, his favorite wines and more! We also chatted about what Jackson's is offering for Sonoma County Restaurant Week where guests get to enjoy a pre-fixed menu for just $29.


RNV 31: Wine Guerrilla

On today's episode of RnV we sat down with Matt and Brigitta of Wine Guerrilla. We chat about their fun Zin Fan Donut events where they pair donuts and zinfandel... yum, plus we discuss how they got started and fun new innovative ways they are utilizing technology to bring their tasting room experience to you! Check them out at


RNV 30: Sarah + Ernest | The Winemaker + The Rock Promoter

In this weeks episode of Rock'n Vino we have Ernest and Sarah Wuethrich as our special guests! These two are the essential Rock'n Vino couple! Sarah is the Facilities Winemaker for Siduri Winery and Ernest has been in the music industry promoting shows for years via Gather Booking and more recently with Sonoma County Metal and Hardcore. We talk how they each got into their respective positions in their industries and how music and wine have impacted their lives for the better.


RNV 29: Sterling Vineyards | Rose Fest 2019

On today's RNV episode we chat with Melanie and Ingrid, DTC and Hospitality Managers at Sterling Winery about the upcoming Rose Fest 2019! Take a ride in their gondola up to the winery to sip on rose from 30+ different wineries, food from some amazing food trucks and restaurants and live music from SF band Neon Velvet. Tickets are on sell now and will sell out. Get them at: Plus Mike and Coco chat about the high's and lows of the 2019 Grammy Awards.


RNV 28: Haters Gonna Hate

After a number of weeks of some great guests on Rock'N Vino, Coco & Mike roll solo for this week's episode to tackle a big musical topic - taking chances and fan backlash. Maroon 5 made news this week for their performance at halftime of an otherwise uneventful Super Bowl, with the Twitterverse exploding with snark and disdain for band's performance, shredding them on every corner of the Internet. Just a month before, Imagine Dragons performed at halftime of the College Football...


RNV 27: Bruce Cohn | Trestle Glen Vineyards | BR Cohn Winery | Famed Music Manager

On today's episode of Rock'N Vino we chat with Bruce Cohn who has had a vibrant history with both music and wine. He was the manager to notable music groups for 45 years, started BR Cohn Winery and fused his love of music and wine together with his annual charity concert at the winery featuring some of the biggest acts in Rock'N Roll. He is now focusing on his newest project, Trestle Glen Vineyards focusing on a very limited production of Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon. Find out more...


RNV 26: Josh Windmiller | The Lost Church

On this episode of Rock'N Vino we sit down with Josh Windmiller, a local music advocate and musician. Josh has worked to bring various local bands together to shut down the streets of Sonoma County to bring live music to the community with The Rivertown Revival as well as the RailRoad Music Festival. He has also started a new, intimate music venue in downtown Santa Rosa called The Lost Church, seated intimate space where local performing artists, musicians and poets can share their talents....


RNV 25: Debbie Osborn | The Wine Road / Winter WINEland

New ep Tuesday! This week we take a trip down the Wine Road, with Debbie Osborn to talk Winter WINEland and Wine Road’s other annual signature events. Find out more about all of their fantastic events, their amazing concierge service, maps of the valleys and more at


RNV 24: Kingsborough

It's 2019 and Rock'N Vino is back! We're excited to kick off the new year with local rockstars Kingsborough who recently took their talents overseas on their Maiden Voyage Tour. We chat about how they began as a band, some of their career highs and what to expect in the new year. Connect with them at:


RNV Bonus: BottleRock 2019 Line-Up Announcement & Instant Reaction

The Rock'N Vino podcast sits down with BottleRock Co-Founder and Partner of BottleRock Presents Dave Graham about this year's line-up. Find out about what's new, what's happening, and what to expect from the year's festival as long as a breakdown from Coco and Mike on this year's line-up. NAPA — BottleRock Napa Valley producers today unveiled the lineup for the seventh incarnation of their annual wine country festival, held at the Napa Valley Expo between May 24 and 26—Memorial Day...


RNV 23: Jeff Bundschu | Gundlach Bundschu Winery

On today's episode of Rock'N Vino we had the pleasure of speaking with Jeff Bundschu, President of Gundlach Bundschu Winery in Sonoma. We chatted with Jeff about GunBun's dynamic family history, how they incorporate his two loves of live music and wine with two music venues on site as well as their annual micro music festival, Huichica. If you haven't visited Gundlach Bundschu Winery yet, we highly suggest you visit the Donkey Bar, take a ride on the Pinzgauer and if you catch yourself there...