Wednesday, October 28, 2015

10/28 Larry Van Aalst talks to Jon Phillips & Bob Peak

Inspiration Vineyards is one of the boutique wineries in Sonoma . Jon, the Owner/Winemaker comes to winemaking after a very successful career in the IT industry.
Having established Inspiration Vineyards, a Urban Winery, Jon has gone on to win accolades from the press, and many awards in wine competitions. We will talk about the 2015 vintage , and what to do this time of year in Northern California . 

The Beverage People is without a question the most successful wine, beer, vinegar, and cheese making supply house north of San Francisco. Bob is a partner and teacher for the shop and has his thumb on the pulse of what is happening in the world of homemade fermented staples.  We will talk about the perfect holiday gift for the wine, cheese, vinegar, and beer fan.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

10/14-Larry Van Aalst talks with Mike Martini & Chris Morano

Mike Martini - General Manager, Taft Street Winery 

As a principle in Taft Street Winery , one might think that Mike has more than enough on his plate. President of The Harvest Fair Board of Directors , and being the past Mayor of Santa Rosa are just a couple of the extras he has taken on. Mike will be with us to talk about the recent harvest , and what he believes the 2015 vintage promises.

Chris Morano - Chief Concierge, FountainGrove Inn 

As Chief Concierge at The FountainGrove Inn, Chris is in charge of making your stay as memorable as possible. Tickets to a concert, private winery tours, special events, these are just a sample of what he can arrange. We will talk about the often overlooked Sonoma County attractions , and how a Concierge can make your trip something special.