Best Winemaking podcasts we could find (Updated June 2018)
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Inside Winemaking was created to provide direct access to the people in charge of creating world-class wines. Napa Valley winemaker, Jim Duane, hosts interviews with some of the top winemakers in California and beyond. Each week the Podcast features a winemaker, grape-grower, or technical wine pro and dives deep into their background and expertise. Wine newbies and expert enophiles will be entertained by winemaking stories and learn more about the greatest job on Earth!
 
High Definition Video Podcast Understanding Wine. Video interviews with famous wine makers. Travel videos of wine country complete with wine vineyard profiles. Wine ratings and reviews in the style of Wine Spectator, Wine Advocate, Wine Enthusiast, and Robert Parker. Visits to Napa Valley, Sonoma Valley, Bordeaux, France, Burgundy, Italy, Germany, and many many more. In the tradition of Wine Library TV, Grape Radio, and others, this HD wine podcast brings the wine educators and sommeliers to ...
 
A show about the magical, insane, sexy world of food & beverage, featuring stories that are unique, informative, and just forking FUN! Join us every Tuesday as we raise our glasses and toast the people who grow, cook, and serve our food – and all of the people who love to eat it!
 
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WineMaking Radio
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WineMaking Radio an audio show about making wine. Interviews, technical tips, product reviews, and news of interest to people who make wine.
 
Follow my journey as I learn how to make wine with fruit from my own garden.
 
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Vino Unplugged
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A weekly show highlighting Australia's best winemakers and the stories behind their wine and their vineyards. Fun, informative and no big words
 
Get the latest science and research for the wine industry with Sustainable Wine Growing. Vineyard Team brings you the experts on resource issues and business trends related to sustainable agriculture to help you put sustainability into practice. Learn more at www.vineyardteam.org.
 
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In the Drink
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In The Drink is a weekly podcast focused on better understanding the world of delicious alcoholic beverages through interviews with some of the most engaging people in the industry. It is hosted by Food & Wine Sommelier of the year and NY restaurant owner Joe Campanale. Who also happens to make a little wine in Italy himself, called Annona. Joe will be talking with winemakers, sommeliers, brewers, beverage directors, bartenders, distillers and journalists to hear first hand what goes in to m ...
 
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The Grape Nation
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The Grape Nation is your weekly wine journey…where, we will enlighten, inspire, and motivate the listener to enjoy and drink more wine. WE BRING WINE TO THE PEOPLE! The show will take a straightforward; “un-snobby” approach to wine through usable information and guest experts in their field. Each week we will delve into a relevant wine topic, speak with a wine notable, and ask our guest to answer our weekly “Wine List”. We will taste, and discuss a different wine on-air each week and invite ...
 
Drinking, eating and having fun in Napa Valley while meeting the personalities and characters that make the wine country the charming, tempting and intriguing destination that draws visitors from around the world. Having grown up in Napa Valley and being vintner/proprietor of Judd's Hill, Judd has the scoop on what's happening and who's who!
 
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All About Wine
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Welcome to All About Wine. This one-hour call-in talk show features Ron Hunt of Florida Estates Winery. Each week, we cover different topics related to wine. We invite other wine enthusiasts and wine makers to call and go on-air with us. Always informative and entertaining...it's All About Wine. Thursdays @ 7PM (eastern)
 
Denise is a London based wine blogger, originally from California. As a professional wine blogger, she meets the movers and shakers of the wine world. From the iconic European houses to the New Zealand boutique family vineyard, they all come to London. This podcast is an effort to get to know the personality behind the wine. They might be quirky, funny, charming, or taciturn but above all, they are always generous with their time and wine, wine people are some of the most interesting around. ...
 
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WINE JETS
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A podcast about wine.
 
Winecast promotes the enjoyment of wine for both beginning and more experienced wine lovers.
 
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WineSmart
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a series of podcasts from the Margaret River Wine industry.
 
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UK Wine Show
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The UK Wine Show is all about wine and the UK wine scene. We interview winemakers, consumers, wine bar owners, scientists, you name it, if it is about wine in the UK we will cover it. Almost all good wine from around the world washes up on these shores so we'll find out more about the people behind the wines that are making a splash.
 
If you’ve ever dreamed about cooking like or becoming a professional chef, you’ve come to the right place. Hosted by Chef Jacob Burton, an executive chef by day, wanna be broadcaster by night, we feature instructional style episodes that unpack professional level cooking techniques in an approachable fashion, and interviews with culinary taste makers, including chefs, cook book authors, wine makers, brewers, coffee roasters, and anyone else who is passionate about the world of food and beverage.
 
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Under My Host
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Champion of craft potables... Under My Host talks, drinks, and learns about your favorite beverages with the brewers, distillers, and winemakers who make them.
 
Join two non-wine snobs as they embark on home wine making, and explore area wineries and establishments. Interviews with wineries and wine makers, and tips and tricks along the way.
 
A podcast about wine, wine culture and wine people. Every episode a different guest from the wine industry joins host James Scarcebrook (aka The Intrepid Wino) to share their backgrounds, their influences, and their philosophies on wine. Nothing too technical, just a casual chat between a few people who happen to work with wine. Make sure to subscribe to the podcast to get the new episode as soon as it is available, and please rate review and share! Visit James at http://intrepidwino.com and ...
 
The place to hear great stories from New Zealand winemakers, vineyards owners and others in the industry. Hosted by Boris Lamont. Published by Podcasts NZ.
 
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GHRUB Podcast
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A place where home winemakers, wine drinkers, beer brewers and beer drinkers come to explore their taste buds and enter our small space in the metaverse. We share laughs, drinks and stories as we explore the winemaking and brewing processes as well as commercial wine and beer reviews.
 
Winemakers Tell the Best Stories
 
Find out what all the industry buzz is about, and who Stu The Wine Guru is. This is the Best Wine Show on the Planet! This is THE Source For Everything Wine on the Internet. You come here to sit back,relax,learn and be entertained by Stu The Wine Guru, and his guests. Email your questions to info@stuthewineguru.com. Tweet your questions on Twitter to @stuthewineguru, and Stu will read them live on the air! Call in and ask all of your questions about wine directly to Stu and his guests.Don't ...
 
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The Crush
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The Crush: Wine Talk Unfiltered with Whitney Adams and Christina Pickard. Whitney and Christina work with wine, love wine, drink (copious amounts of) wine, and now talk wine (and sometimes cocktails and beer). Follow them on their virtual adventures around the wine world via their imaginary friend Carmen Grape-iago. The ladies chat about everything from their travels, tastings, gripes and loves, to more informative stuff like demystifying wine terminology, essential wine and food pairings, a ...
 
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Joe Vitale Podcast
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Beyond Marketing Thoughts, news and reviews by Dr. Joe Vitale ("Mr. Fire!") about marketing, publicity, selling, hypnosis, copywriting, books, fitness, metaphysics and anything else he cares to comment on, including wine making, humor, the Internet and yes, even sex.
 
Wine Should be Fun! Northwest Wine Radio is a weekly, hour-long show broadcast on radio stations across the Pacific Northwest. Not your typical wine show, Northwest Wine Radio features interviews with the winemakers, brewers, distillers, and cider makers to get the fun stories behind the bottle. No technical talking here; we're sharing real stories about the real people in the industry. Grab a glass of your favorite and tune in for fun stories, food pairing suggestions, news about upcoming e ...
 
Debbie Gioquindo, CSW, WLS the Hudson Valley Wine Goddess takes the intimidation out of wine. This podcast you will find interviews with winemakers, interesting people and my show Winephabet Street.
 
Hear intimate conversations with winemakers, growers, winery owners, brewers and more from Sonoma, Napa and beyond. You can also join my community at Patreon.com/OnTheWineRoad. Receive special posts, rewards, and additional content.
 
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Wine Booty
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A high-seas vino-centric video series showcasing a wide variety of Napa Valley's saltiest characters including vintners, brewers, distillers, restaurateurs, mixologists and other interesting wine & food personalities expounding insider tales of the treasures and bounty found within the Napa valley. Directed by Judd Finkelstein. Music by Gordon Lustig.
 
An offbeat series presented by Judd's Hill Winery of Napa Valley, which looks at the world of wine through the eyes of an eccentric Napa Valley winemaker. Directed by Rudolf N. McClain, Music by Gordon Lustig.
 
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Minstrel and Muse
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In-Depth conversations with authors, musicians, artists, artisans and dreamers. The Wine Muse is every 3rd Thursday of the month with cohost William Pollard. Linda Rez got her start in print journalism as editor of a weekly newspaper. During her time there she started a column called "The Devil's Advocate" where she invited two different people every week with polar opposite view points to weigh in on the same topic, side by side. She believes the truth can only triumph if every viewpoint is ...
 
Italian Wine Podcast is a podcast project dedicated to the Italian wine world. Wine writer Monty Waldin uncovers the unique Italian wine-making tradition in conversation with some of its key protagonists. Join us for a Cin Cin with Italian Wine People!---Host Bio: Monty Waldin was the first writer to specialise in organic and biodynamic wines: he sees biodynamics as a tool for terroir-driven wine, not a religion. Monty was filmed making biodynamic wine by the UK’s Channel 4 for his TV series ...
 
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Forks on the Left
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Hollywood stories. Food stories. Drink stories. Wine, beer and cocktail tastings, chefs' secrets, recipes and cooking demos. Conversations with chefs, writers, winemakers, bartenders, actors, bakers, producers, directors, butchers, musicians… Grab a fork and a glass, and join ‘Friends' Writer/Producer/Cook/Wine-Guy, Jeff Strauss and co-host Writer/Comedian/Eater/Beer-Guy, Jeff Phelps as they bring together experts and friends from the worlds of food, wine, spirits, beer, TV, movies, theater ...
 
Join Laurie Forster, award-winning author for show that is sure to be a breath of fresh air in the sometimes stuffy world of wine. Get practical info on wine, beer spirits and more. Listen as Laurie chats with winemakers, chefs, brewers & more. For the entire show tune in Saturdays, 12:00 PM ET at wbal.com.
 
A Single Girl's Guide to Food, Drink, & Travel talks with top people in their field. Wine experts and winemakers, chefs and restauranteurs, and travel experts join host, Nanci Jo Saper, for unique and lively conversations in the world of food, drink, and travel.
 
Conversations with top chefs, winemakers, cookbook authors, and culinary stars from Dallas-Fort Worth and around the world. Jim White is an award-winning food and wine journalist nominated for the James Beard Award "Viking Best Show on Radio" for his "KRLD Restaurant Show with Jim White" on CBS Radio in Dallas.
 
Journeyman Winemaker, Bartendar and Music Promoter Daniel Brennan chats with his peers and mentors
 
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Grape Minds
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A podcast that looks beyond the glass to the stories of winemaking, culture, and the history of the world’s most intriguing beverage. Hosts Julie Glenn and Gina Birch will interview winemakers, talk with importers, and dig into the issues and nuances of wine in the modern world while always keeping it down to earth.
 
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Denver Wine Radio
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Winemaker Paul Bonacquisti and Radio Host Cha Cha Chavez talk about wine and music in Colorado.
 
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oneKaway
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Have you ever wondered what people are thinking and your just waiting for someone to just vomit words? Well crack open a beer, pour a glass of wine, make a stiff drink, or gets some sparkling wine out and enjoy this crazy mess. Ken and Koko are just oneKaway from offending just about everyone but, it's not on purpose. The brain to mouth highway is wide open and it's looking for some ears to fill.
 
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WineCaster
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Where wine & people come together! WineCaster is a podcast about wine and the people behind what makes the wine experience so special. I talk to winemakers, retailers, restaurants and anyone that has an impact on how consumers experience wine.
 
Grapevine Radio brings you interviews with winemakers, chefs, event coordinators... the people who help make up the fastest growing, most exciting, and diverse wine region in California.
 
Wine Podcast-A fun podcast featuring knowledgeable guests and discussions about wine and all things related. Guests include Somms, Winemakers and those within the wine industry. Follow on iTunes- Friends of the Vine Wine Podcast. Follow on Sound Cloud https://soundcloud.com/arctys-1 Follow on www.instagram.com/arctys8
 
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Indiana Home Cooks
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Susan Mintert is an Indiana home cook sharing stories about food and drink in the Hoosier State. From home cooks with family recipes, to craft brewers, bakers, wine makers, growers, and anyone else who puts food and drink on the table, Susan is telling their story on the Indiana Home Cooks podcast. Sit down, pour a cup of coffee, or a beer, tune in and join her!
 
Nycci Nellis is everyone's "go to" food journalist for insights and in depth info about everything happening across the food/wine/spirits/brews/restaurant scenes in the Mid-Atlantic and across the U.S. Her husband, David, is a beer and burgers guy. On radio since 2009, they host celebrity guest interviews with famous and up-and-coming chefs, winemakers, distillers, oystermen, farmers, marine biologists and more. Get the foodie info you need to know and won't find anywhere else; enjoy irrever ...
 
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This episode features Josh Jacobsen, who I met when he signed up for the forthcoming Deep Winemaking immersion trip in Napa this coming August. Formerly of Facebook, Josh agreed to help walk me through all the important aspects of creating ads in a manner that would be specific for wineries. Josh provides an incredible insight into creating, tr ...…
 
This episode features Michael Evans, who is the co-founder of the Vines of Mendoza in Argentina's Uco Valley. After falling in love during a trip to Mendoza in 2004 Michael found a local partner and created a place for individual owners to build a wine starting right from vineyard plantings. Under the guidance of full vineyard staff and consult ...…
 
This episode features Frederic Panaiotis, Chef de Cave for the Champagne house, Ruinart, which was founded in 1729 and lays claim to being the oldest maison in Champagne. Frederic was on a press tour in the US and I had a chance to record this podcast with him in San Francisco. Chef de Cave translates to Chief Winemaker, which is the post that ...…
 
This episode features Gabrielle Shaffer, who is the viticulturist and winery relations manager for Stagecoach Vineyard. AT 600 planted acres across 175 distinct parcels, Stagecoach is one of the largest and most important vineyards in the Napa Valley. Gabrielle works with 90 different winemakers, who are purchasing grapes from Stagecoach. Gabri ...…
 
This episode features Thibaut Scholasch, founder and VP of Research and Development for Fruition Sciences. Our conversation gets deep into the weeds of technical viticulture. Fruition Sciences provides four technical vineyard services that track novel parameters within grapevines. Thibaut discusses those services chronologically as they are per ...…
 
This episode features Rudy Zuidema, who is the winemaker at Shadybrook Estate in Napa, where we met to record this episode. Rudy also makes wine for other clients and is known for his experience with organic and biodynamic farming. Under his own brand, Zuidema Wine Co., Rudy produces a single vineyard Grenache from the McGah Vineyard in Rutherf ...…
 
This episode features Becky George, who is the winemaker for Kelly Fleming Wines in Napa. Becky also produces her own wine under the Mojave Wines brand, which is a tribute to her childhood growing up in the Mojave Dessert. Becky and I studied winemaking at UCDavis together 15 years ago, and used this podcast to catch up on all of Becky's work t ...…
 
Pam Starr has been making the wines and building the Crocker and Starr brands since she first met with Charlie Crocker of the Crocker Estate in 1997. This podcast covers the long story of how Pam built Crocker and Starr beginning from the handwritten business plan. Associate Winemaker, Evyn Cameron discusses Crocker and Starr's portfolio, they ...…
 
Dave is a long time friend and agreed to help create the recent Winemaking Chemistry Series - pH and TA episode. I asked Dave to be a part of that project because of his background in organic chemistry and his ability to describe where in winemaking those principles are most critical. We ended up going deep on several aspects beyond wine acidit ...…
 
This episode is the second in the chemistry series and focuses on the acidity elements of pH and TA (Ep. 56 was on sugar and alcohol). Dave Nakaji, winemaker for Sebastiani Vineyards and Winery, came on the podcast to discuss how he integrates pH and TA as parameters to guide his decision-making all the way through from grapes to finished wine. ...…
 
This is the first episode of Inside Winemaking to leave the West Coast and learn about winemaking in Virginia. Tyler Henley is the winemaker for Boxwood Estate and has been making wine in Virginia for four years, after an extensive background working at wineries in California and Chile. Tyler and I worked together at Stag's Leap Wine Cellars te ...…
 
See the link below for the $100 gift card to sign up and shop Shortly after the fires in northern California during the harvest of 2017, Naked Wines put together one of the coolest fire recovery fundraisers that I came across. They have raised $832K as of January, 2018, and drawn support from their members worldwide. That was the final impetus ...…
 
This episode covers my recent journey through the creation of a new wine. A pink wine. From grapes to finished wine that is almost bottle-ready three months later, this foray into rose has been an exciting new winemaking challenge. As an experiment I recorded this solo episode while driving home from work. Because I'm a captive in the car durin ...…
 
As VP of Operations for White Labs in San Diego Neva Parker has extensive experience with the full spectrum of yeast that are cultured and available for the brewing industry. While most known for their brewing yeast, White Labs also provides yeast and bacterial strains for producers of wine, sake, kombucha, and craft spirits. Our conversation c ...…
 
As a wine lover and fan of podcasts I took the opportunity to record an episode with Chappy Cottrell, who is the man in charge of Cru Podcast. Chappy recently moved to Healdsburg to work the 2017 harvest and is beginning a new position as a sommelier and wine buyer at the esteemed restaurant and resort that is Cavallo Point (at the base of the ...…
 
This episode features the return of Ann Reynolds, who runs Wine Compliance Alliance, and was on the podcast previously in Episode 45. As I was busy with grapes and harvest during the month of October, I asked Ann to record a solo episode and discuss an outline navigating the federal and California state winery permitting processes. Ann has vast ...…
 
This episode features John Caldwell, the maverick, the grape-grower, the vine-smuggler, the clonal researcher, the winemaker, and the story-teller. John didn't plan to start his own winery, and neither did he plan to plant grapevines on his property in Coombsville when he first bought it. Today Caldwell Vineyard is a thriving winery and also co ...…
 
Having grown up on the Cinnabar Winery estate in the Santa Cruz Mountains, Caleb Mosely has worked with grapevines for nearly all his life. In this episode we talk about his upbringing at Cinnabar, school at CalPoly, work at Ridge Vineyards and then his vineyard positions in Napa before he moved to his current role as viticulturist with Mike Wo ...…
 
As the fourth generation in the Musto family business, Christina Musto is on this episode of the podcast to talk about what Musto Wine Grape Company has available for home and commercial winemakers in New England and to discuss her role as a founding member of Women Winemakers of Connecticut. Musto is the largest and oldest wine grape and juice ...…
 
Hailing from the Pisoni family that helped put Santa Lucia Highlands on the winemaking map in California, Jeff Pisoni shares the story of his family's relationship with farming and the development of Gary's, Pisoni, and Soberanes, which supply grapes to numerous top end wineries across the state. Recounting clandestine attempts his father, Gary ...…
 
This episode is the first in a series of solo podcasts where I present my assessment of the most critical chemical analyses a winemaker needs to understand. It's a peek inside the chaotic jungle that is my harvest-season brain and the attempts to organize sugar's conversion to alcohol during harvest, when winemaking decisions are most critical. ...…
 
In the basement of the world's cutest micro-winery, I met with Mark Porembsky to talk about his work there making not only the wine for Anomaly Vineyards, but also for his own brand, Zeitgeist Cellars. Our conversation covers: Mark's favorite winemaking tool The mentors that Mark had when learning to make wine How Mark and his wife, also a wine ...…
 
Three years after my first podcast with Mike Dunn, he helped me rope Randy Dunn into a podcast so that we could learn more about old-school Napa winemaking and the stories from a place that had far less glitz than exists today. Not one to seek the spotlight, Randy has consistently turned out iconic mountain Cabernets, which have brought the spo ...…
 
I had a great time talking with Rebekah Wineburg, who has made worked at some of the top wineries in the world and is currently the winemaker at Quintessa in Napa Valley. Rebekah told me her background and then the full history on Quintessa including the key elements she uses to describe the wine, "Elegance, harmony, and layers." Our conversati ...…
 
As Vice President and General Manager at Cliff Lede Family Wines Remi Cohen oversees the grapegrowing and winemaking for the Cliff Lede wines in Napa and the FEL wines from Anderson Valley. In this episode Remi tells of her job in entomology that led to enrollment to study viticulture at UCDavis. From there she quickly rose through the vineyard ...…
 
Viticulturist and vineyard guru, Garrett Buckland, returns to the Inside Winemaking Podcast to discuss organic farming as it applies to winegrapes. Garrett has a wealth of vineyard experience, having spent his entire life farming grapes in Napa. He is one of the rare farming gems who also understands winemaking and is immersed in the creation o ...…
 
"California terrior through the lens of Zinfandel." As a winemaker sourcing Zinfandel vineyards, from 12 counties throughout California Tegan Passalacqua has an unrivaled view of this grape's potential in his role at Turley Wine Cellars. Tegan and his wife also have their own small brand, Sandlands Wines, which is often known for its Chenin bla ...…
 
Spanning wine regions in Israel, California, Walla Walla, and Chile winemaker, Maayan Koschitzky, has accumulated more winemaking experience in ten years than many enologists would in an entire career. Our conversation in this episode explores the practices of Kosher winemaking, especially from Maayan's early career in Israel. After moving the ...…
 
In this episode I take questions submitted from listeners and give my best advice. Winemaking is like cooking in that there is rarely a discreet best answer, so each response is to be taken with a grain of salt. There's more than one way to ferment a grape. When appropriate I explain how you might scale up or down given the size of winery invol ...…
 
Tyler Thomas, who is the director of winemaking at Dierberg and Star Lane Vineyards, was the guest on the very popular Episode: 35 of The Inside Winemaking Podcast. In this episode Tyler returns in a solo format to give color to his thoughts on what it means to be a winemaker and then results from some of the vineyard and winery trials that he ...…
 
Tom Rinaldi I had the privilege to sit down and talk with one of my professional heroes, one of the most requested winemakers for this podcast, Tom Rinaldi. After a long career including building the Duckhorn brand from the ground starting in 1978, Tom then went on to launch and direct the Provenance and Hewitt brands with the Chalone group. To ...…
 
ANN REYNOLDS, THE INSIDE STORY OF A WINE LABEL This episode features author, Ann Reynolds, and her book The Inside Story of a Wine Label. Ann's business, Wine Compliance Alliance, is focused resource on navigating the sea of the TTB's federal regulations for everything from grapes to bottling. Ann's book details all of the regulated items on a ...…
 
This episode features Philippe Melka, one of the most renowned winemakers in California. Joining us is Meghan Zoebeck, who is one of the winemakers that make up the small Atelier Melka workshop, which is responsible for the consultation to some of Napa's leading wineries. I have received many requests for a discussion of managing native ferment ...…
 
Austin Peterson decided that he wanted to become a winemaker his father, also a winemaker, tried talking him out of it. Winemaking may not be the most lucrative career, but it is rife with people choosing passion over payment. Austin, now winemaker at Ovid Vineyards in Napa’s Pritchard Hill, brings a relentless passion to the vineyard and winem ...…
 
From experiments with co-fermentation, harvest timing, and shade v. sun-side canopies Robert Hunt has a contagious curiosity for the endless pursuit of refining his technical approaches to winemaking. In 2016 Anderson's Conn Valley lost its founder, Gus Anderson, and thus I asked Robert to describe the founding of stories of the vineyard and su ...…
 
This episode features Jeremy Weintraub, who is making some of the most exciting wines in California's Central Coast. Having worked at wineries in New York, New Zealand, Italy, Napa, and throughout the Central Coast, Jeremy is well suited to understand vineyard potential and the methods to craft wines that demonstrate what he finds exciting in e ...…
 
Fueled by tequila, and recorded naked in an ofuro, or Japanese soaking tub, this episode gave me the chance to exhaust my thoughts on flavor through grapes and winemaking. Part science, part clinical experience, and part bad science veiled as expertise the thoughts presented range from highly technical to pure speculation. I think the hot water ...…
 
A friendship that spans the divide between California and The Cape in South Africa has manifest in the partnership that is the talented viticultural and winemaking prowess behind Wilson Foreigner. After working the 2004 harvest together in South Africa, Dave Wilson and Chris Alheit, remained friends as they both gained experience working at som ...…
 
After working among some of the top wineries in Napa, Aaron Miller took over the helm as winemaker for Plumpjack Winery in 2012. Plumpjack sits on some of the most valuable real estate in the Napa Valley, with the estate vineyard planted in the iron-red soils of Oakville's eastern edge. In this episode Aaron tells the story of Plumpjack and its ...…
 
In a quiet nook off of Silverado Trail in St Helena District of Napa Valley, Boeschen Vineyards is hidden where the grapevines meet the oak hillside. Cypress trees interplanted with the Sauvignon blanc vines was the compromise the Boeschens struck with their master gardener mother, Susan. After a career as a strategy consultant for technology c ...…
 
This episode is the return of David Bos, a guru of organic, biodynamic farming, and one of Inside Winemaking's most popular guests. For those that have yet to listen to David's initial interview ( #011 "Beyond the Cowhorn" from Februrary, 2015) I would suggest listening to that first. During his round two we get explore compost, its creation, a ...…
 
This episode of the Inside Winemaking Podcast is an exciting one for two reasons. First, my guest, Tyler Thomas weaves us through the epic vineyard and winery estate that is Dierberg and Star Lane Vineyards. Second, this episode was recorded over Skype, and is the initial foray outside a previously limited geographic range of the northern Calif ...…
 
As I prepare to bottle my 2014 red wines I've put together a working document of all the important aspects that have to come together to successfully wrap up wines' tenure in the cellar. This episode of The Inside Winemaking Podcast is a peek inside my brain, and my planning for the end of the 20-month affair I've had with these grapes and wine ...…
 
After an education thatspanned the Canary Islands, Barcelona, and Bordeaux, AnthonyWeytjens has set roots in Napa as the Winemaker and Estate Managerat Edge Hill Estate. It wasn't until Anthony left Tenerife,the main island of the Canaries, and went to law school in Spainthat he found an interest in vineyards and winemaking. In thepodcast Antho ...…
 
This episode is all about the use of whole berry fermentation in red winemaking. I used this opportunity to make a solo podcast and go over what whole berry fermentation is, the reasons a winemaker would want to employ this technique in a winery, and also the multitude of challenges that it presents. For each of the challenges, I address the me ...…
 
After an extensive string of internships spanning New Zealand, Napa, and Australia, Laura Barrett made a list of her top ten women winemakers that she hoped to work with and landed herself a job with a superstar, Mia Klein. After working with Mia at Fisher Vineyards, Laura was the winemaker at Casey Flat Ranch before taking on her current winem ...…
 
After a three week garage sale in Dallas, Texas, Jason sold everything thing he owned in order to move to Napa and tread his own path that involved learning how to make wine and creating Modus Operandi, the project that arose from this quest. Jason recalls the efforts that were involved and the way he chose the mentorships over technical studie ...…
 
I sat down with Dave, explained what a podcast was, he took off his worn John Deere hat, I hit record, and 70 minutes later I left grinning with the anticipation of sharing this episode with the Inside Winemaking listeners. Dave recounts the experiences that brought him into winemaking and the early days of the Orin Swift wines, while working a ...…
 
Overlooking Howell Mountain and some of the greatest vineyards in Napa, Kent and DJ Nielsen operate a unique culinary experience for those interested in not just a great meal, but being a part of its creation. Cooks, Books, and Corks is a dining experience that they operate out of their home, a home complete with a near-commercial kitchen. In t ...…
 
This episode is focused completely on Riesling. Scott Sisemore, who is the man behind Waxwing Wine Cellars, began making only Pinot noir and Syrah, then when the time came to add a white wine to his portfolio made a very deliberate decision to make Riesling. Unlike many other white wines, Riesling requires a vintner to strategize a intentional ...…
 
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