Life Between the Vines
By Ray Fister
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Winemakers tell the best stories. Life Between the Vines is a weekly podcast about wine, featuring interviews with those folks who walk the vineyards. These are the real people from all over the world that make wine happen. The growers, the vintners, the cellar rats. Wine shouldn't be scary. So listen in and hear the stories you'll hear nowhere else. You'll never drink wine the same way again.
||Podcast #256-Elias Fernandez of Shafer Vineyards, Napa Valley||Some of the very best known Napa Valley wines have been created by Shafer Vineyards. Labels such as One Point Five, Red Shoulder Ranch Chardonnay and Hillside Select are household names to wine lovers. But maybe the best label to describe Shafer Winem||12/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Podcast #255-Pam Starr of Crocker & Starr Winery in Napa Valley||Winemaking for Pam Starr is a true passion. You could say that’s true for all wine makers. But maybe, with Pam it’s a bit more so. Pam is finally making wine in her own self designed Winery located in Napa Valley.||11/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Vino Lingo: Pam Starr of Crocker & Starr defines “Soil Profiling” (Podcast #255)||Pam Starr of Crocker & Starr in Napa Valley gives us her definition of “Soil Profiling”||11/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Podcast #254-Barbara Rosso & Matteo Soria, Simply Italian Tour Chicago 2017||A few weeks ago we attended the Simply Italian tasting at London House in Chicago. We recorded several interviews during the tasting and here we feature two Italian Wine Industry professionals. We start with Barbara Rosso of Consorzio DOC Friuli Grave||11/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Podcast #253-Luca Alves of Consorzio Vino Chianti, Italy||Italian wines are amazing. And lets face it, they can be a bit confusing too. To have a better understanding of Italian wines, it helps to have an expert giving you the information you need to make a good purchase. In this case,||11/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Podcast #252-Susan Sokol Blosser, Author & Founder Sokol Blosser Winery, Oregon||From time to time winemakers from all over the country pass though our town of Milwaukee. But now we have a winemaker from Oregon who is originally from Milwaukee. Although she is no longer directly involved with the winery Susan Sokol Blosser of Sokol.||10/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Vino Lingo: Susan Sokol Blosser, Author & Founder of Sokol Blosser Winery defines Dundee Hills||Author and Founder of Sokol Blosser Winery in Oregon defines Dundee Hills.||10/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Podcast #251-Emilia Nardi of Tenute Silvio Nardi, Montalcino, Italy||The youngest from classic Italian family, Emilia Nardi is President of Tenute Silvio Nardi winery and we caught up with her at the Kobrand tasting in Chicago. Montalcino is an area of Italy growing some of the very best wines in the country.||10/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Podcast #250-Alberto Medici of Medici Wines, Italy||We visited Chicago once again for this year’s Kobrand tasting and managed a few interviews. For this program we feature Alberto Medici of Medici Wines. Alberto is one of those wine people that are a joy to interview.||10/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Podcast #249-Belinda Chang at Smyth Chicago for an Alsace Tasting||This podcast was recorded during an Alsace tasting in Chicago at Smyth Restaurant. Just before dinner we interviewed Sommelier and James Beard award winner Belinda Chang. The dinner was exceptional and we were treated to a spectacular line up of fanta||10/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Podcast #248-Andrea Costa & the Marenco Sisters of Marenco Winery, Piedmont, Italy||The final stop for our trip to the Piedmont region of Italy was Marenco Winery. It was there that our entire group climbed a seriously high and steep vineyard hillside, chatted to the background sounds of a local accordion player,||10/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|