African wines have been a mystery that recently peaked my interest. Not by a good bottle I sipped but rather discovering four year’s worth of love letters my grandfather had written during WWII. My interest has lead me to explore the Stellenbosch wine region in South Africa with Adam Mason, the head winemaker at Mulderbosch Winery.
We’re heading to Italy, so we’re taking the podcast along. Today we talk to Valerie Quintanilla, with the wine tour company, Girls Gotta drink to discuss the do, don’ts and how’s of setting up an outstanding Piedmont wine trip.
Did you know Missouri was the second largest wine producing state in the US, prior to Prohibition, and home to the first AVA? We’re sipping through the colorful history of the Missouri Wine Country with Tony Kooyumjian, winemaker at Montelle Winery.
Did you know Korbel Winery is one of the few US winemakers that can legally use the term Champagne on its bottles? Today, Paul Ahvenainen, Director of Winemaking at Korbel Winery helps uncork this wine history lesson for you.