Friday, October 30, 2009

Wed Nov 4, 2009

Larry Levine - Larry is with The Sonoma County Winegrape Commission , and is one of the real professionals in all of Northern California Wine Country.
Larry will be here to tell us about the interesting harvest just wrapping up in Sonoma / Napa , and give us his take on how the 2009 wines will end up.

Ulises Valdez - A native of Michoacan Mexico, Ulises and his brother came to the US when he was 15. Working in the fields he showed a unique passion, enthusiasm , and vision . Now at the age of 39 he is living his dream as the President of Valdez & Sons Vineyard Management , and owner of Valdez Family Winery. Farming over 800 acres of vineyards , he provides grapes to some of the most well know vintners in California.

Friday, October 16, 2009

Wed Oct 21, 2009

Christopher Silva - Chris is the CEO for St Francis Winery , and one of the most visible of the Wine Country personalities . We will be talking about the new releases , the problematic weather, and whats coming up in the Sonoma Valley.

Jon Phillips - Jon is the Proprietor of Inspiration Vineyards & Winery . Winemaker and winner of two gold medals , Jon has some pointed insight into running a boutique Winery in the heart of the Wine County.

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Wed Oct 7, 2009

Chris Russi - Winemaker for Thomas George Estates , Chris made his mark in Sonoma County at Christopher Creek Winery, and continues on at the new Thomas George making some classic Sonoma wines. Young and full of energy Chris is one of the leaders of the new generation of local winemakers.

Ron Washam - If you have yet to read the Hosemaster of Wine Blog , you are missing some of the most insightful and funny takes on the wine industry. Ron is a Sommelier and Wine Educator from Healdsburg CA with a unique perspective on the beverage industry, taking his views and commentary to what is without doubt a new level.