Wednesday, January 20, 2016

1/20 Larry Van Aalst talks to Dan Kosta & Ray Johnson

Dan Kosta - Partner, Kosta Browne Winery 

The respected partner in Kosta Browne Winery, and good friend of CRN, Dan has a new project just launched and will be with us to give the details. AldenAlli is the new label and the involvement with one of Americas most famous Chefs is the big news. We talk about all of the aspects of wine in Dan's life, and the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition that took place the first week of January .

Ray Johnson - Director, The Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University 
Ray has a major responsibility at The Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University , along with that, Ray is an author, world traveler, and Wine Judge. We talk about the big project at the university, and the results from the Chronicle Wine Competition.

Monday, January 11, 2016

1/6 Larry Van Aalst talks with Carl Brandhorst & Chris Morano

 Carl Brandhorst -  President, Atlantic Seaboard Wine Association

Carl is in the studio with us as he visits for The San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition. Carl represents some of the best wines made in the eastern U.S, and will be here as a judge for the largest competition of American wines in the world. We will talk about the differences in styles of wines on the two coasts, and across America. 

As Chief Concierge at The FountainGrove Inn located in Santa Rosa California, Chris is the man who can put you on the right track to a fun, and interesting visit in Sonoma County. Chris tells us about the big award he just accepted, and all aspects of visiting Sonoma's Wine Country. We will also get a preview of The Steakhouse at the Equus Restaurant.