Wednesday, May 13, 2015

5/13 - Larry Van Aalst talks to Christy Ackerman & Joe Moreda Jr.

Christy Ackerman Winemaker at Lazy Creek Vineyards. 
Graduating from Fresno State , one of the best schools in the US for wine , Christy followed her heart to Mendocino County and Lazy Creek Vineyards. As Winemaker Christy has a penchant for Pinot Noir , and is part of the growing female influence in the industry. We will talk about the new releases from Lazy Creek , and what she expects from the 2015 vintage.

Part of the fifth generation of Italian heritage , Joe is the VP/Cheesemaker at Valley Ford Cheese Co.  Located close to the Sonoma Coast , the Jersey Milk Farmstead Italian Cheeses from Valley Ford are one more reason that Sonoma County is famous for its' agricultural bounty. Joe will give us some insight into life on the dairy ranch, and the passion needed for being a cheesemaker.