From the Vineyard

Cliff Lede

Cliff Lede

WineTasteTV talks with Cliff Lede, whose vineyard designated wines are all about the rock and roll and have gotten incredible wine reviews. See how his attitude toward the vineyards and dedication to quality have translated into an instant Napa Valley classic.   More »

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Wine Talk: L-P 4:57
Peter McCrea, Stony Hill

Peter McCrea, Stony Hill

Before he was Chardonnay royalty, Peter McCrea was just a kid working on his parents' tiny vineyard. Fifty-four years later, Peter talks about what makes Stony Hill Vineyard's refined wines unique in the Napa Valley.   More »

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Wine Talk: L-P 3:34
Spottswoode Estate

Spottswoode Estate

A family-run business that's dedicated to organic farming, Spottswoode Estate is a sublime example of all that is right in the Napa Valley. Mother-daughter owners Mary Novak and Beth Milliken share the story of Spottswoode's rise to glory.  More »

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Wine Talk: L-P 5:40
Aaron Pott, Blackbird Vineyards

Aaron Pott, Blackbird Vineyards

With Aaron Pott in the vineyard at Blackbird, you don't have to go to Bordeaux for an elegant merlot. This California winegrower shares his passion for Pomerol style merlot with WineTasteTV.  More »

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Wine Talk: L-P 3:45
Kate MacMurray

Kate MacMurray

Until 1996, Kate MacMurray's Russian River Valley home was a cattle ranch. Today, MacMurray Ranch is one of Sonoma's premiere wineries, and Kate can't imagine her life any other way.  More »

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Wine Talk: L-P 2:28
David Ramey Ferments

David Ramey Ferments

David Ramey has a special touch with chardonnay. In this video he talks about his experiments with fermentation in oak and in stainless steel to achieve the perfect balance between fruit and oak.  More »

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Wine Talk: Q-Z 1:33
Paul Hobbs

Paul Hobbs

Paul Hobbs explains his deeply rooted ideals for wine, family, and a sense of place. Explore his new winery and see how passion, tradition and a respect for the land contribute to the quality of his wines.   More »

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Wine Talk: G-K 3:00
David Ramey - Varietals and Vineyards

David Ramey - Varietals and Vineyards

David Ramey explains his passion for chardonnay and cabernet sauvignon, and talks about his incredible vineyard sources and wide range of bottlings.   More »

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Q-Z: Wine Regions 3:05
David Ramey on the Barrels

David Ramey on the Barrels

David Ramey is careful to keep to tradition when blending his marvelous Chardonnays and Cabernets, even going so far as to age his wine in region-specific French barrels. If you thought there was no difference between a barrel made in Burgundy and one made in Bordeaux, you've got a lot to learn from David Ramey.   More »

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Wine Talk: Q-Z 4:23
David Ramey's New Digs

David Ramey's New Digs

David Ramey's new winery may have once been a processing plant for prunes, but these days it's home to some of California's finest wines. David takes us inside his new facility and explains how batonage and malolactic fermentation impact his world-class chardonnay.  More »

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Wine Talk: Q-Z 4:41
David Ramey on Barrel Aging

David Ramey on Barrel Aging

David Ramey talks about the French influences on his early days as a winemaker, and his approach to barrel aging his chardonnay and cabernet sauvignon.  More »

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Wine 101: Education 2:12
David Ramey In the Winery

David Ramey In the Winery

David Ramey takes us inside his busy operation and inside the tanks, explaining the pump-over process and how he unleashes the character in his world class reds.   More »

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Wine Talk: Q-Z 2:07
Eva Bertran, Gloria Ferrer

Eva Bertran, Gloria Ferrer

Eva Bertran of Gloria Ferrer Winery talks about the history of this Spanish company in California, and what makes methode champenoise sparkling wines great no matter where in the world they come from.  More »

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Wine Talk: A-F 2:41
Benziger Family Ties

Benziger Family Ties

More than a dozen members of the Benziger family work together to craft their wines. Chris Benziger explains how their passion for the land and each other drive this Sonoma County winery.  More »

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Wine Talk: A-F 2:52
Kendall Jackson's Randy Ullom

Kendall Jackson's Randy Ullom

Winemaster Randy Ullom shares his philosophy on the importance of reflecting terroir in the glass and takes us high up into the stunning mountain setting of some of Kendall Jackson’s finest vineyards.   More »

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Wine Talk: G-K 1:40
Spring Mountain Vineyard History

Spring Mountain Vineyard History

Sip wine in a slice of paradise as Spring Mountain Vineyard’s Ron Rosenbrand takes us on a tour of their stunning vineyards and incredible natural setting. (Production support provided by Spring Mountain Vineyard)   More »

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Q-Z: Wine Regions 2:11
Chimney Rock

Chimney Rock

Chimney Rock winemaker Douglas Fletcher shares his philosophy for crafting distinctive estate wines in the Stag’s Leap district of Napa Valley.  More »

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Wine Talk: A-F 3:27
Bob Lindquist, Qupe

Bob Lindquist, Qupe

Sometimes referred to as the "modern stone age" winery, Qupe has been producing award winning Rhone varietals since 1982. Bonnie Graves takes us into the barrel room with winemaker Bob Lindquist to taste the 2006 Syrah and Roussanne.  More »

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Wine Talk: L-P 4:10
Nicholas Miller, Bien Nacido

Nicholas Miller, Bien Nacido

Nebbiolo, Chardonnay, Syrah, Refosco, Pinot Blanc ... you name it, they're growing it. Bonnie Graves walks the Valley Floor with Nicholas Miller from Bien Nacido Vineyards and talks about "custom farming" and it's benefits.  More »

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Wine Talk: L-P 4:16
Bill Harlan

Bill Harlan

His Harlan Estate wine is one of the most sought after Napa Valley cult wines in the world. His passion and determination have built a beautiful estate vineyard that will last for generations. Join Bill Harlan as he shares his philosophy for wine and hopes for the future with WineTasteTV.   More »

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Wine Talk: G-K 2:19
Chuck McMinn, Vineyard 29

Chuck McMinn, Vineyard 29

Vineyard 29 is a stunningly modern winery in the heart of Napa Valley. Join owner Chuck McMinn in his exquisite wine library as he describes the evolution of the winery.   More »

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Wine Talk: L-P 2:49
Doug Shafer

Doug Shafer

WineTasteTV talks with Doug Shafer about his family's early days in the wine business and how they focus on letting the vineyard fruit shine through in the wine. From their Shafer Hillside Select to the newest project, One Point Five, find out how the Shafer family has placed quality above everything else.   More »

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Wine Talk: Q-Z 3:41
Seth Kunin

Seth Kunin

Bonnie Graves goes into the winery with Seth Kunin, whose hand-crafted, Rhone style wines have gotten rave reviews since he started his own label in 1998. With a dedication to quality, and some of the finest Central Coast fruit, he's a minimalist winemaker you'll want to know.  More »

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Wine Talk: G-K 3:53
Russell From, Herman Story

Russell From, Herman Story

Russell From shares his small production, high intensity Rhone style wines with Bonnie Graves. Russell's Herman Story wines have drawn rave reviews, and their style and purity live up to the reputation.   More »

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Wine Talk: A-F 2:50
Pat Kuleto's Philosophy for Living

Pat Kuleto's Philosophy for Living

Pat Kuleto shares his philosophy for wine, food, and life with WineTasteTV. His ranch is one of the most stunning properties in Napa Valley, and it's a self-sustaining little village driven by his incredible creativity and vision.  More »

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Wine Talk: G-K 2:17
Kuleto Estate, Mountain Vineyard Wines

Kuleto Estate, Mountain Vineyard Wines

WineTasteTV visits with Pat Kuleto, who established himself as a visionary of food and style in the restaurant business. Now he has built a breathtaking mountain property with Kuleto Estate wines -where he's making cabernet sauvignon, chardonnay, syrah, and more. Get an insider view of the property and share Pat's passion for wine, terroir, and establishing family roots in the wine business.  More »

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Wine Talk: G-K 3:08
Bonterra

Bonterra

Bonterra Vineyards uses cat tails to tie their vines together. David Koball talks about how they use nature as much as possible in producing their organic Mendocino County wines. (Production Support Provided by Bonterra Vineyards)  More »

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Wine Talk: A-F 2:40
Sonoma Grape Camp

Sonoma Grape Camp

Sonoma County Grape Camp provides wine lovers a rare opportunity to become wine makers. It's a crash course in grape growing, harvest, crush, blending and fun. Plus they get to meet - and learn from - some of the top winemakers and chefs in the nation. (Production support provided by Sonoma County Grape Camp)   More »

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Wine Regions: United States 4:55
Pine Ridge Winery

Pine Ridge Winery

Wine TasteTV takes you to Pine Ridge Winery, in the heart of Napa Valley's Stags Leap District. Since 1978, they've crafted award winning wines that blend old world tradition with innovation. With 25 years on the job, winemaker Stacy Clark's passion and vineyard experience drive their powerful cabernet sauvignon and distinctive chardonnay.   More »

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Wine Talk: L-P 7:25
Roshambo Winery, Napa Valley

Roshambo Winery, Napa Valley

Roshambo Winery is a place where you can un-tuck your shirt, kick your shoes off and remember what it was like to be a kid again. "Fighting for fun in a Whiney World" is their mantra. Wine Taste TV catches up with founder Naomi Brilliant and discovers her unique approach to wine, art and games at this cutting edge Napa winery.   More »

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Wine Talk: A-F 2:32
Spring Mountain Vineyard

Spring Mountain Vineyard

Spring Mountain Vineyard sits on one of the most beautiful pieces of land in Napa Valley, and their wines reflect the elegance of that mountain property. Winemaker Jac Cole gives you an inside look at the historic winery and shows you how sustainable winemaking is being followed at Spring Mountain. (Production support provided by Spring Mountain)   More »

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Wine Talk: A-F 4:13
John Niven, Tangent Winery

John Niven, Tangent Winery

Wine Taste TV travels to Tangent Vineyard, where Anything But Chardonnay is the rule. Unoaked, cool climate white varietals are their focus. Meet the family who is making a mark with alternative white wines.  More »

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Wine Talk: L-P 2:44
Tangent Albarino: Vino del Mar

Tangent Albarino: Vino del Mar

Tangent Winery is making a delicious alternative white wine from one of the largest Albarino vineyards outside of Spain. John Niven explains why this Iberian varietal called the "wine of the sea" does so well in North America.  More »

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Wine Talk: L-P 1:55
Bo Barrett, Chateau Montelena

Bo Barrett, Chateau Montelena

Bo Barrett grew up with Chateau Montelena and their Napa Valley chardonnay and cabernet sauvignon. Now with over 30 years of making wine, he talks about the importance of staying focused on details, quality, and the people who have built their brand.  More »

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Wine Talk: A-F 2:50
Napa Valley Visitors Guide

Napa Valley Visitors Guide

Wine Taste TV's Leslie Sbrocco takes you on a tour of Napa Valley, with a few of her top recommendations for a one day visit to some of the best wineries and restaurants. Get an insiders perspective on how to plan the perfect day.   More »

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Wine 101: Education 4:22
Dan Goldfield: Dutton Goldfield

Dan Goldfield: Dutton Goldfield

Dan Goldfield's roots run deep making chardonnay and pinot noir in the Russian River Valley for some of Sonoma's top wineries. Since 1999, he and Steve Dutton have been making their own wine from some of the most distinctive vineyard properties in the area. Now Dan shares his passion and philosophy for wine and the vineyard land with WineTasteTV.  More »

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Wine Talk: G-K 4:37
Dan Goldfield: Bookster Wines

Dan Goldfield: Bookster Wines

Dan Goldfield talks about the winemaking philosophy behind Bookster Wines and the Quirinos Project. Find out what he's looking for in these well contructed chardonnay, pinot noir and zinfandel offerings. And how does he balance fruit, acidity and tannins in his great Russian River Pinot Noir?   More »

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Wine Talk: G-K 2:40
Cosentino Winery - Napa Valley

Cosentino Winery - Napa Valley

Napa Valley winemaker Mitch Cosentino discusses his Sauvignon Blanc based wines and Bordeaux style blends. From Yountville to your home, see what drives his winemaking style and how he suggests pairing his wines with food.   More »

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Wine Talk: A-F 3:14
Ray Coursen: Elyse Winery

Ray Coursen: Elyse Winery

Ray Coursen's Elyse Winery has been turning out world class wines from top vineyard sources. Chris Blanchard visits with Ray and tastes 3 of his favorite wines. After 25 years in Napa Valley, it's all about tasting the fruit and staying down to earth.  More »

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Wine Talk: A-F 2:47
Peter Michael Winery

Peter Michael Winery

For cult cabernet and highly rated chardonnay, Peter Michael Winery has all the right ingredients. High above Knights Valley, explore the dramatic range of rugged vineyards and fine wine with the Peter Kay and WineTasteTV.  More »

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Wine Talk: G-K 2:47
Opus One - David Pearson

Opus One - David Pearson

Opus One became an instant Napa Valley classic - with old world roots - in 1979. Now, CEO David Pearson tells WineTasteTV how Opus One is built to be a classic wine for generations. Focused in the vineyard and in a landmark winery, their cabernet sauvignon blend is truly built to last.  More »

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Wine Talk: L-P 2:56
Kosta Browne's Michael Browne

Kosta Browne's Michael Browne

WineTasteTV's Bonnie Graves talks with Michael Browne about the dramatic rise of Kosta Browne pinot noir to cult wine status. From vineyard sources to their oak program, find out how Kosta Browne is dealing with their rock star status and delivering outstanding California pinot noir.  More »

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Wine Talk: A-F 3:19