Wednesday, August 21, 2013

8/21-Larry Van Aalst visits with Tony Ross & Tom Silberkleit

Tony Ross - Passalacqua Winery
A long and winding path brought Tony to his home at Passalacqua Winery , in the heart of The Dry Creek Valley. As one of the
most scholarly of all the wine educators in Sonoma County , Tony's presence is the cherry on top of the parfait for a winery that produces award winning wines and some of my favorite zinfandels ever. We will talk about the 2013 vintage , and try some new releases.

Tom , Publisher at Wine House Press , puts together books that are not only stunning in visual quality, but also very informative when visiting the different wine regions in California. The California Directory of Fine Wineries , has just released the newest Northern California edition and it is a must have for all serious wine people. Tom will give us his unique insight on the best of the best wineries to visit on your next trip.

Thursday, August 8, 2013

8/7-Larry Van Aalst talks to Dan Barwick & Erik Miller

Dan Barwick - Winemaker, Paradise Ridge Winery
Dan, winemaker for Paradise Ridge Winery, one of the most beautiful and award winning wineries in Northern California , has just returned from the Indy International Wine Competition at Purdue University . Dan will be with us to talk about the 2013 vintage in Sonoma County , along with the responsibilities involved in being a judge for the great Indy International.

Erik Miller- Winemaker & Owner, Kokomo Winery
Winemaker and owner of Kokomo Winery in The Dry Creek Valley, Eric hit the ground running with Kokomo Winery. Great press and a multitude of awards makes Kokomo a must visit on your next trip to Sonoma. Erik will tell us his success story, and about growing up in Indiana.

Thursday, August 1, 2013

7/31-Encore Broadcast Larry Van Aalst talks to Sara Cummings & Rene Byck

Sara Cummings - Director of Communications, Sonoma County Vintners Association
As Director of Communications for The Sonoma County Vintners Association , Sara is most busy this time of year. This Labor Day , The Sonoma Wine Weekend takes place , and will be the highlight of all the celebrations, festivals and special wine events in Northern California. We will talk about the weekend  and how to approach it to get the very best out of all that's going on.

Rene Byck - Paradise Ridge Winery
One of the principals in Paradise Ridge Winery, Rene has one of most exceptional estates in all of Sonoma County to call home. Paradise Ridge not only produces world class award winning wines , but also is one of the most beautiful of all the wineries in Wine Country. Rene will talk about the new vintage , and participation in The Sonoma  Wine Weekend.