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A Podcast from Sonoma, CA featuring experts Brian Casey, Sam Coturri, Bart Hansen & host John Myers. Taking the stuffiness out of wine every Friday!

A Podcast from Sonoma, CA featuring experts Brian Casey, Sam Coturri, Bart Hansen & host John Myers. Taking the stuffiness out of wine every Friday!

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United States

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A Podcast from Sonoma, CA featuring experts Brian Casey, Sam Coturri, Bart Hansen & host John Myers. Taking the stuffiness out of wine every Friday!

Language:

English


Episodes

The Wine Makers – Question The Answers

11/27/2020
This week we gathered together on Zoom the day before Thanksgiving to answer some listeners’ questions. As a request from a couple of listeners we will be asking for suggestions and questions that we can attempt to answer each week. But to always be on brand we recommend that you “Question the Answers”. Read more... The post The Wine Makers – Question The Answers appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Duration:01:13:16

The Wine Makers – Bertus van Zyl, Belong Wine

11/20/2020
Bertus grew up in Cape Town, South Africa, and knew he wanted to be a winemaker at the age of 15. He went on to study Viticulture and Enology at the University of Stellenbosch, then working in the cellars at Deetlefs Estate, Rupert & Rothschild Vignerons, Glen Carlou. In 2010 Read more... The post The Wine Makers – Bertus van Zyl, Belong Wine appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Duration:01:15:19

The Wine Makers – Benevolent Neglect

11/13/2020
Just the name makes you wonder about the wines and who makes them. It all started with Syrah, funny how a lot of our winemaking guests have told us it started that way. Matt Nagy and Ben Brenner both found their way to California from the East Coast working at different wineries Read more... The post The Wine Makers – Benevolent Neglect appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Duration:01:14:05

The Wine Makers – The Magnificent Magnolians

11/6/2020
This week we’re joined by a trio of young winemakers who are making their voices heard about the future of winemaking in Sonoma Valley. Jack Sporer wears many hats, he runs the operations of Sonoma’s newest custom crush facility, Magnolia Wine Services, he’s the assistant winemaker for Bucklin Vineyards and Read more... The post The Wine Makers – The Magnificent Magnolians appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Duration:01:33:08

The Wine Makers – Mike Drash, Stone Tower Winery

10/30/2020
To me a Journeyman is someone who has spent their career learning from those around them, expanding their knowledge and then sharing with their peers. If we agree on that then Mike Drash is truly a Journeyman since his first position at DeLoach Winery then on to J winery in Read more... The post The Wine Makers – Mike Drash, Stone Tower Winery appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Duration:01:34:47

The Wine Makers – Bee Hunter Wine, Ali Nemo & Andy DuVigneaud

10/23/2020
This week we virtually visit Anderson Valley and chat with the owners of Bee Hunter Wine. This region is typically known for Pinot Noir and racy whites but there is a lot more going on up there. One of our listeners turned us on to this “dynamic duo” and their Read more... The post The Wine Makers – Bee Hunter Wine, Ali Nemo & Andy DuVigneaud appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Duration:01:31:26

The Wine Makers – UV Light for Grapes?

10/16/2020
This week we wish John Myers a Happy Birthday and talk about female wine influencers, UV light for grapes and smoke taint. [EP166] The post The Wine Makers – UV Light for Grapes? appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Duration:01:13:31

The Wine Makers – Rosalind Reynolds, Emme Wines

10/9/2020
Rosalind Reynolds started her journey into wine at a young age, working on experimental techniques in the lab for Gallo. Her passion for making wine pushed her to “harvest hop” around the world, finally settling in as assistant winemaker to Pax Mahle in Sebastopol. Rosalind then started her own label, Read more... The post The Wine Makers – Rosalind Reynolds, Emme Wines appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Duration:01:15:11

The Wine Makers – Jennifer Reichardt, Raft Wines

10/2/2020
This week we sit down with Jen Reichardt, owner-winemaker at Raft Wines. Jennifer was raised in Petaluma, born into a family of duck farmers. In 2016 she started her own wine label, focusing on unique varietals from interesting vineyards, maintaining a price point that was accessible to everyday wine drinkers. Read more... The post The Wine Makers – Jennifer Reichardt, Raft Wines appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Duration:01:05:50

The Wine Makers – Transfer of Power, Jamie & Jill Benziger

9/25/2020
With the sale of the Benziger Family Winery to The Wine Group in 2015, Joe and Mike Benziger have left as well as Tim Wallace. So who stepped up to continue in the family tradition? Jill Benziger took over Consumer, Trade and outreach Liaison and her sister Jamie, named Wine Read more... The post The Wine Makers – Transfer of Power, Jamie & Jill Benziger appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Duration:01:12:19

The Wine Makers – Happy International Grenache Day!

9/18/2020
This week we celebrate one of our favorite holidays by sitting down with the two biggest champions of Grenache. The Haas & the Perrin Family changed the focus of the wine industry in California by introducing Rhone varietals to the New World. Sondra Bernstein from the girl & the fig Read more... The post The Wine Makers – Happy International Grenache Day! appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Duration:01:11:54

The Wine Makers – The Petaluma Pizza Report

9/11/2020
We are in the middle of Harvest and still dealing with fires, smoke and heat. This show was sort of a break from reality for us, some meat but also a lot of fat. Ramblin on. [EP161] The post The Wine Makers – The Petaluma Pizza Report appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Duration:01:23:05

The Wine Makers – New Release

9/4/2020
This week we have a little fun and taste through the new releases from Sixteen600 and Bart offers a special vertical Zinfandel promo. If you happen to listen to the entire show you will be rewarded with some stupid ramblings from the Wine Makers. You can tell we are suffering Read more... The post The Wine Makers – New Release appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Duration:00:56:22

The Wine Makers – Smoke

8/28/2020
We are experiencing fires in a large portion of our wine growing regions due to a lightning storm that brought over 11,000 strikes in a 72 hour period. The smell of smoke has become a part of our daily lives for the past two weeks. First and foremost our hearts Read more... The post The Wine Makers – Smoke appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Duration:00:56:47

The Wine Makers – MJ Towler aka The Black Wine Guy

8/21/2020
This week we sit down with MJ Towler. MJ is a wine professional with over 20 years of experience in all aspects of the wine business, Towler has worked retail, wholesale, auctions and also as a sommelier. On May 5, 2000, he became the first-ever African American fine and rare wine auctioneer. We Read more... The post The Wine Makers – MJ Towler aka The Black Wine Guy appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Duration:01:27:51

The Wine Makers – Artie L. Johnson ll, Le Artishasic (XYZ) Wines

8/14/2020
To say Artie has spent a career working with the best in the food & wine industry is a laughable understatement. From Nobu in New York to the Versace Mansion in Florida, from Harlan Estates to Mayacamas in California, this guy has seen it all. Now producing his own wine Read more... The post The Wine Makers – Artie L. Johnson ll, Le Artishasic (XYZ) Wines appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Duration:01:23:28

The Wine Makers – There’s Something About “Clean” Wine

8/7/2020
This week we talk about Cameron Diaz and her new venture into “clean wine”. We might be a bit late to the conversation but felt we had to weigh in. What the Fuck is “Clean Wine”? The Wine Industry is in an uproar over labeling concerns but what is the Read more... The post The Wine Makers – There’s Something About “Clean” Wine appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Duration:01:01:52

The Wine Makers – Todd Cavallo, Wild Arc Farm

7/31/2020
Left a good job in the City, working for the Man every night and day. In 2016, Todd Cavallo and his wife Crystal left their jobs in finance and bought a farm in upstate New York. The plan was to grow vegetables, make wine, raise chickens, and collaborate with like-minded Read more... The post The Wine Makers – Todd Cavallo, Wild Arc Farm appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Duration:01:17:37

The Wine Makers – Guy Eshel, Dalton Winery

7/24/2020
This week we travel to Israel, virtually, to chat with Guy Eshel from Dalton Winery in the area of Galilee. We heard about Guy through a mutual friend in Mexico City, the Taco Mensch. Guy Eshel grew up in Cali and Israel and has worked at wineries in France, Australia Read more... The post The Wine Makers – Guy Eshel, Dalton Winery appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Duration:01:27:06

The Wine Makers – Rob McMillan, Silicon Valley Bank

7/17/2020
So, at first glance you might ask why we are sitting down and talking with someone who works at a bank. Let me take an excerpt from Rob’s own “Professional Summary” to give you an idea, Rob McMillan is one of the top wine-business analysts in the United States and Read more... The post The Wine Makers – Rob McMillan, Silicon Valley Bank appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Duration:01:28:03