Wednesday, November 25, 2015

11/25 Larry Van Aalst talks with Christopher Sawyer & Nancy Walker

Christopher Sawyer - Long time Sommelier

Chris recently has branched out as a Journalist, Consultant , and is involved in all aspects of wine. We talk about his involvement in the choice of wine for the White House Thanksgiving dinner , and the upcoming holiday events in Northern California Wine Country.

Nancy Walker - Partner at Stephan & Walker 

Nancy has long been  involved in the business of wine. One of three partners in Stephan & Walker, she consistently wins top awards at wine competitions. Our conversation is about making a sweepstakes winning late harvest wine, and what to look forward to in the 2015 vintage lineup.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

11/11 Larry Van Aalst talks with Chris Smith

The Santa Rosa Press Democrat is at the top of the list for California Wine County Newspapers. Chris is the doyen of writers for the paper covering all aspects of Wine Country life. We will talk about the terrible fire in Lake County and our prospects for ending the dry spell . As the best resource about local happenings, Chris will also give us the story on what to do when visiting Sonoma County during the Fall and Holiday season. 

Also, I have an update on the changes in the Equus Restaurant and The FountainGrove Inn.