From left to right: Marcy, Glen and Beth in front of a red building
Podcast Wine Road Podcast Episode 194

Dive into the world of wine in this compelling podcast episode, which features the insightful Glen Kueffner, the Tasting Room Manager at Emeritus Vineyards in Sebastopol. With an intriguing conversation about Glen’s background and the process through which he cultivated his interest in wine, this episode provides a rich context for anyone intrigued by the […]

Liana Gaffney / Feb 8, 2024
Podcast Wine Road Podcast Episode 193

During this episode, our hosts Marci Gordon and Beth Costa, get up close and personal with Mark Orsi from Orsi Family Vineyards. The trio dives into a discussion about the specialty of Orsi Family Vineyards – Italian varietals, shedding special light on their increasingly popular Barbera wine. With 11 individual varieties growing on their home […]

Liana Gaffney / Jan 25, 2024
Recording studio setting with microphone, two wine glasses and a bottle of wine
Podcast Wine Road Podcast Episode 192

Join us in episode 192 of our podcast, where we host Shane McAnelly, the esteemed Executive Chef at the Dry Creek Kitchen in Healdsburg. After a two-year sojourn in North Carolina, Shane has returned to Healdsburg, bringing with him a renewed appreciation for Sonoma County’s vibrant community and close-knit network of local farmers. In our […]

Liana Gaffney / Jan 11, 2024
Podcast Wine Road Podcast Episode 191

In episode 191 of our podcast, we hosted Devin Ruddick, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Hook & Ladder Winery. The discussion centered around the evolution of wine tourism and the urgent necessity for wineries to adapt by providing unique and engaging experiences to attract visitors. Beyond the traditional wine tastings, Devin suggested an […]

Liana Gaffney / Dec 28, 2023
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Podcast Wine Road Podcast Episode 187

In episode 187 we were joined by special guest Renae Perry from Papapietro Perry. Renae shares the joyous news of their 2020 Russian River Valley blend of Pinot Noir scoring a perfect 100 points at the Sunset Magazine competition. This exciting achievement comes amidst challenging times, as the 2020 vintage has been unfairly criticized due […]

Liana Gaffney / Oct 26, 2023
From left to right: Marcy, Craig and Beth
Podcast Wine Road Podcast Episode 186

In episode 186, we are joined by guest Craig Colagrossi, the accomplished owner and winemaker of Colagrossi Wines. The episode kicks off with Craig sharing a flavorful sparkling Rosé of Sangiovese, made in the Cremant style, a delicious introduction to the unique wines Craig is known for. Craig also shares his journey in winemaking, focusing […]

Liana Gaffney / Oct 19, 2023
Beth and Marcy in the studio
Podcast Wine Road Podcast Episode 185

In Episode 185 of the podcast, we welcome Dr. Henry Barham, an acclaimed ENT physician, who introduces us to an innovative product called Vinotastr. This unique product is a taste testing kit featuring four strips that enable users to discover their palate sensitivities, helping them determine whether they lean towards bitterness or sweetness in wines. […]

Liana Gaffney / Oct 5, 2023
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Podcast Wine Road Podcast Episode 183

Join us for episode 183 of our podcast, featuring our guest, Eric Miller, the dynamic owner and winemaker at Kokomo Winery. In this episode, Eric takes us through his captivating journey of winemaking and the innovative creation of his new brand, Breaking Bread. He illuminates the complex and intriguing techniques used in the wine making […]

Liana Gaffney / Sep 7, 2023
From left to right: Beth, Keith and Marcy in front of a red building. Frame to the right is the Hallberg Blanc bottle
Podcast Wine Road Podcast Episode 181

In the 181st episode of our podcast, we were joined by Keith Hammond, a winemaker at Emeritus Vineyards. For our wine of the day, Keith brought along a white wine, intriguingly made from Pinot Noir. This unusual style is not common, but it certainly is enjoyable to drink. The wine displays elements of Pinot Noir, […]

Liana Gaffney / Aug 10, 2023
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Podcast Wine Road Podcast Episode 180

In this enlightening podcast episode, our host sits down for a fascinating chat with Gio Balisrteri from Russian River Vineyards. They delve into the historical backdrop of the vineyard, Gio’s unique approach to winemaking, and the distinctive tasting events available at the winery. Gio shares insider details about his Bacigalupi Chardonnay, emphasizing the role of […]

Liana Gaffney / Jul 27, 2023