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Bacchus and Beery Wine Radio explores the wondrous world of wine, wine travel, winemakers and wine education. Wine should not be a complex and snobbish affair. Share a glass of wine with us as we expose the mystic of wine in a fun and approachable way.brbr Too busy to pack up for a wine country holiday? Join us for the best in wine country travel. With Roger and Donna Beery you’ll meet and be able to question some of America’s foremost small family vintners along with the characters that inhabit wine country. No question is too silly for those who love wine. Also, we’ll have a chance to chat with people who so treasured wine, they left promising careers all for an hourly intern winery job. Many own small wineries today.brbr Dreaming of starting your own wine label or winery? Roger and Donna, their family and friends are doing just that. Stay updated as they follow their wine-stained dream in Sonoma, California. Will the reality be as great as the dream? Tune in and find out.

Bacchus and Beery Wine Radio explores the wondrous world of wine, wine travel, winemakers and wine education. Wine should not be a complex and snobbish affair. Share a glass of wine with us as we expose the mystic of wine in a fun and approachable way.brbr Too busy to pack up for a wine country holiday? Join us for the best in wine country travel. With Roger and Donna Beery you’ll meet and be able to question some of America’s foremost small family vintners along with the characters that inhabit wine country. No question is too silly for those who love wine. Also, we’ll have a chance to chat with people who so treasured wine, they left promising careers all for an hourly intern winery job. Many own small wineries today.brbr Dreaming of starting your own wine label or winery? Roger and Donna, their family and friends are doing just that. Stay updated as they follow their wine-stained dream in Sonoma, California. Will the reality be as great as the dream? Tune in and find out.

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Bacchus and Beery Wine Radio explores the wondrous world of wine, wine travel, winemakers and wine education. Wine should not be a complex and snobbish affair. Share a glass of wine with us as we expose the mystic of wine in a fun and approachable way.brbr Too busy to pack up for a wine country holiday? Join us for the best in wine country travel. With Roger and Donna Beery you’ll meet and be able to question some of America’s foremost small family vintners along with the characters that inhabit wine country. No question is too silly for those who love wine. Also, we’ll have a chance to chat with people who so treasured wine, they left promising careers all for an hourly intern winery job. Many own small wineries today.brbr Dreaming of starting your own wine label or winery? Roger and Donna, their family and friends are doing just that. Stay updated as they follow their wine-stained dream in Sonoma, California. Will the reality be as great as the dream? Tune in and find out.

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English


Episodes

Guest: Adam Lee of Siduri Wines

1/16/2015
Roger and Donna will open with stories from the world of wine, then will be joined by Adam Lee of Siduri and Novy Wines. Adam and his wife Dianna started with just a few dollars with a dream to create great Pinot Noir. Siduri is now a respected leader in the Pinot Noir world, specializing in single vineyard wines.

Duration:00:56:55

Guest: Cindy Cosco of Passaggio Wines

1/9/2015
Cindy Cosco of Passaggio Wines joins Roger and Donna to discuss her boutique winery Passaggio Wines. Cindy left a 15 year career in law enforcement to follow her wine dreams. With no promise of a job, Cindy moved from the east coast to Sonoma County. Starting in a liquor store, she moved to Chateau St. Jean for a temp job...and the rest is history.

Duration:00:56:50

Special Encore Presentation: Welcome to Bacchus and Beery Wine Radio

1/2/2015
Welcome to Bacchus and Beery Wine Radio. Guest: The always engaging Jean-Charles Boisset, owner of Raymond Vineyards, DeLoach Vineyards, JCB Sparkling Wines and the historic Buena Vista Winery. In this episode, hosts Roger and Donna Beery will share their wine-stained dreams from the heart of Sonoma Wine Country. The 2014 grape harvest is in full swing, we’ll check in on the action. Ever dreamed of creating your own wine from some of California’s best vineyards? Roger and Donna with friends,...

Duration:00:56:16

Guest: Suzanne Phifer Pavitt of Phifer Pavitt Date Night Wines

12/26/2014
Roger and Donna visit with Napa Valley vintner Suzanne Phifer Pavitt of Phifer Pavitt Date Night Wines

Duration:00:57:54

Women and Wine Guest Sharon Harris

12/19/2014
Join guest Sharon Harris, Napa Valley vintner (Rarecat Wines) and founder of A Woman's Palate, a company that celebrates wines by women for women. Women purchase far more wine than men but often feel intimidated to move beyond their vino comfort zone. Sharon will share her insights into women and wine along with introducing her own wine label, the extraordinary Rarecat Wines. Women, you'll be wine pros by the end of the show!

Duration:00:55:03

Guest Stu Smith of Smith-Madrone Vineyards

12/12/2014
Winemaker Stu Smith of Smith Madrone Vineyards in Napa Valley will share stories from his over 40 years of winemaking and life in Napa Valley. In May 1971, with a partnership of family and friends, Stuart Smith bought the ‘terroir’ which today is Smith-Madrone Vineyards & winery high on Spring Mountain. brbr Smith-Madrone remains a true craft producer, making only 4,000 cases of estate wine annually. The vineyards produce Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay and Riesling. brbr A visit to...

Duration:00:57:04

Guest: Kurt Beitler of Bohème Wines

12/5/2014
Guest: Kurt Beitler Passionate Winegrower and Vintner at Bohème Wines. brbr Join Roger and Donna as they share wine and wine stories from the last two weeks. Joining will be energetically passionate winegrower and boutique vintner Kurt Beitler of Bohème Wines. Kurt will share his passion for vineyards and Sonoma wines. You'll love what Kurt has to say...He's a lot of wine fun.

Duration:00:56:44

Guest: Mark Oldman Wine Personality and Author

11/21/2014
Mark Oldman Wine Personality and Author will join Roger and Donna to discuss Wine and The Holidays. brbr You will find Mark superbly entertaining, His signature style was best summed up by Bon Appètit magazine as “winespeak without the geek” and by Publishers Weekly as the ideal mix of wine connoisseur, showman, and everyday dude.” brbr Mark will also share insights from his award winning Drinking Bravely wine books and his duties as resident wine style expert for Pottery Barn.

Duration:00:56:35

Guests: Mark and James Blanchard of Blanchard Family Wines

11/14/2014
Guests: Mark and James Blanchard of Blanchard Family Wines. Roger and Donna will explore the world of wine, current wine events and holiday wine planning. James and Mark will share their experience starting and building a family winery in Healdsburg, Ca. Mark and James explain how their love of wine helped the brothers to overcome their philosophical difference as they approached adulthood. Today, Mark runs the winery operation. James handles the business side while he remains an active duty...

Duration:00:56:25

Special Guest John Jordan of Jordan Winery

11/7/2014
Special Guest John Jordan of Jordan Winery. Roger and Donna will take on some of the crazy wine stories in the news this week like the man who bought a $3,750 bottle of wine but claimed the restaurant said it was only $37.50 and more. brbr Our guest will be John Jordan of the famed Jordan Winery. Jordan Cabernet is year in and year out one of America's most popular restaurant wines.

Duration:00:56:53

A Visit with "The Count of Buena Vista," Agoston Haraszthy

10/31/2014
Guest: The Count of Buena Vista. A review of goings on in Sonoma Wine Country and more Wine Questions you Were Afraid to Ask. Our guest will be The Count of Buena Vista Winery of this Halloween. The Count will tell us about starting Buena Vista in the 1860's, early California viticulture along with the other exploits of his extraordinary life. We will also learn about the amazing restoration of Buena Vista Winery under the stewardship of owner Jean-Charles Boisset.

Duration:00:56:25

Wine FAQ's with Guest Alan Baker of Cartograph Wines

10/24/2014
Guest: Alan Baker of Cartograph Wines. Do you have questions about wine but were too afraid to ask? There are no silly wine questions. Roger and Donna will answer the questions wine lovers seem hesitant to ask. Joining the show will be Alan Baker of Cartograph Wines. Alan gave up his career in public broadcasting in Minnesota to follow his wine dreams. He packed up his truck and headed to Sonoma County with few prospects. After taking a number of internships and winery jobs, he and his...

Duration:00:56:12

What makes a good wine? A visit to the famed Napa Castello di Amorosa

10/10/2014
Join Roger and Donna in a discussion surrounding, what makes a wine good? We will also share tips that will make you next journey through a wine list much less intimidating. Learn a few simple guidelines to help you sound like a seasoned wine lover in any circumstance. We will be joined by Dario Sattui of V. Sattui Winery and Castello di Amorosa with “Winemaker of the Year” Brooks Painter. Dario and Brooks will take us on an insider’s tour of the amazing Castello di Amorosa in Napa Valley....

Duration:00:57:15

Roger's Winery Adventure Update with guest Scot Covington

10/3/2014
Join Roger and Donna as they share details of their 2014 winemaking adventure in Healdsburg, CA and their new wine brand, J. Cage Wines. Did Roger’s long held dream of learning to become a winemaker live up to expectations? Find out! Plus get some tips on starting your own wine label. Our guest will be Scot Covington, winemaker extraordinaire from Trione Winery in Geyserville, CA in north Sonoma County. Scot will take us on a tour of the Trione property, discuss the 2014 harvest and share...

Duration:00:58:02

A Wine Country Tour of Sonoma's Healdsburg, CA

9/26/2014
Join Roger and Donna on a tour of Healdsburg in the heart of Sonoma Wine Country. Roger and Donna will share their favorite spots for incredible wine tasting and culinary delights. In addition, they will discuss some of the many wonderful events throughout the year to make your wine country excursion even more special. Our guest will be the vibrant Nicole Bacigalupi of Bacigalupi Vineyards in the Russian River Valley of Sonoma County. Nicole’s family has farmed their award winning vineyards...

Duration:00:56:11

Ever Dreamed of Starting a Winery?

9/19/2014
Broadcasted from Alpha Omega Winery in Napa Valley with guest, Winemaker Jean Hoefliger Ever dreamed of making your own wine in a first class winery? Roger along with his family and friends are doing just that. Share the ins and outs of a wine startup. We’ll discuss using a “custom crush winery” to defer costs. You’ll get a feel for what it’s like to work in the vineyards before harvest, participate on harvest day and then get dirty in the winery as Roger makes his wine-stained dreams come...

Duration:00:55:55

Welcome to Bacchus and Beery Wine Radio

9/12/2014
Welcome to Bacchus and Beery Wine Radio. Guest: The always engaging Jean-Charles Boisset, owner of Raymond Vineyards, DeLoach Vineyards, JCB Sparkling Wines and the historic Buena Vista Winery. In this episode, hosts Roger and Donna Beery will share their wine-stained dreams from the heart of Sonoma Wine Country. The 2014 grape harvest is in full swing, we’ll check in on the action. Ever dreamed of creating your own wine from some of California’s best vineyards? Roger and Donna with friends,...

Duration:00:56:16