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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-P2:44
Jorge Ordonez

Jorge Ordonez

When nobody cared about Spanish wines, he was there. Now, Jorge Ordonez shares his hopes for the future of Spanish wines with Paul Grieco -- his enthusiasm is contagious.  More »

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Wine Talk: L-P6:37
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-P2:56
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-P3:45
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-P7:25
Peter McCrea on Food and Wine

Peter McCrea on Food and Wine

Peter McCrea, owner of Napa Valley's renowned Stony Hill Vineyard, shares the secrets to creating the perfect wine to enjoy with food.   More »

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Wine Talk: L-P2:05
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-P3:34
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-P1:55
Franco Massolino

Franco Massolino

Since 1896, Franco Massolino's family has been producing some of the most powerful and expressive wines of the Piedmont. Now he shares his winemaking philosophy, and two of his latest offerings, with WineTasteTV.   More »

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Wine Talk: L-P7:29
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-P2:49
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-P2:28
Raymond Prum, S.A. Prum

Raymond Prum, S.A. Prum

Trockenbeerenauslese. It's a mouthful to say, so imagine what it's like to taste. Mari Stull explores German Riesling with Raymond Prum of the acclaimed S.A. Prum Estate, a winery with a history that dates back 2,000 years.  More »

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Wine Talk: L-P3:01
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-P5:40
Bodega Ruca Malen

Bodega Ruca Malen

Argentina is one of today's up and coming wine producers, and it isn't hard to see why: big, bold flavors ... with a small price tag! Paul Grieco speaks with Sebastian de Montalembert of the acclaimed Bodega Ruca Malen.   More »

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Wine Talk: L-P3:51
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-P4:57
Francesco Mazzei, Fonterutoli

Francesco Mazzei, Fonterutoli

He's got 600 years of family wine history, including one ancestor who turned Thomas Jefferson into an oenophile -- learn about wines past and present as Mari Stull spends an afternoon with Francesco Mazzei, tasting some of Marchesi Mazzei's great Chianti.  More »

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Wine Talk: L-P2:07
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-P4:10
Doug Mohr, Vidalia Restaurant

Doug Mohr, Vidalia Restaurant

Find out what's being poured at one of the most acclaimed dining destinations in the nation's capital, Vidalia. Sommelier Doug Mohr gives us an exclusive look into the contents of the wine cellar, and shares his pick for the wine he would most like to have while stranded on a desert island!  More »

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Wine Talk: L-P3:39
Native 9 Pinot Noir

Native 9 Pinot Noir

James Ontiveros' family has been in California since the late 18th century. Now he's crafting pinot noir from his Rancho Ontiveros, letting the vineyard speak through the glass with minimal intervention. Bonnie Graves catches up with him at the World of Pinot Noir.   More »

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Wine Talk: L-P3:47
Manuel Muga

Manuel Muga

For years, the Muga family has been leading the way in making Rioja the great wine region that it is. Now, Paul Grieco sits down to taste with Manuel Muga to taste two very different Riojas. One displays the elegance and tradition of the old world and another shows the more intense flavors of the new world. It's all Tempranillo, and it's all good!   More »

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Wine Talk: L-P5:29
What to Do With Leftover Wine

What to Do With Leftover Wine

The party is over, and you've got a ton of leftover wine and stains on your carpet. Leslie Sbrocco has great advice for preserving (and eventually using) all of your leftover wine, and some neat tricks for how to eliminate red wine stains.   More »

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Wine Talk: L-P2:56
Allen Meadows, Burghound

Allen Meadows, Burghound

Wine Taste TV's Bonnie Graves talks with Allen Meadows at this year's World of Pinot Noir event. Find out how he developed his unrivaled passion for Pinot Noir and became one of the world's foremost authorities on Burgundy.   More »

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Wine Talk: L-P4:08
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-P4:16