During our Zoom interview on June 29th, we had a chance to catch-up with Phillip Corallo-Titus who is the winemaker at Chappellet. Phillip has been the winemaker there since 1990. Phillip is also involved with his family winery Titus. He owns that winery with his brother Eric.
This was our second […]
During our Zoom interview on June 15th, we had a chance to catch-up with Randy Ullom who is the Winemaster for Kendall Jackson. In his Winemaster capacity, Randy oversees the entire Kendall-Jackson portfolio. During the interview we covered four of his new-release Chardonnays. We also talked about how I have been covering Randy’s […]
During our Zoom interview on June 7th, we had a chance to meet with Theresa Heredia who is the winemaker for Gary Farrell Wines. During the interview we covered four of her new-release Chardonnays and five of her new-release Pinot Noirs. We have been covering Theresa’s wines for the last few years […]
During our interview on May 25, we had a chance to meet with Todd Graff who is the winemaker and general manager for Frank Family Vineyards. We had covered Frank Family wines over the years, but really did not know much about Todd or the details behind the winery. It was fun to […]
On February 16th, Three Sticks winemaker Ryan Prichard, joined the Tasting Panel on Zoom to cover 8 of his new release wines.
We learned several thing in speaking with Ryan. But one of the most interesting tidbits was that his passion for wine started with a senior elective wine appreciation class […]
On February 2nd, Black Kite and Saxon Brown winemaker Jeff Gaffner, joined the Tasting Panel on Zoom to cover 9 of his new release wines.
We really enjoyed our session with him. Jeff began his career at Chateau St. Jean, under the tutelage of renowned vintner Richard Arrowood, who Jeff credits with teaching […]
We really enjoyed our session with him. We learned that in 2016, Ryan joined Beringer Vineyards as “Luxury Red Winemaker” and crafted wines from the Knights Valley estate. Since we are […]
On December 8th, Alpha Omega winemaker Matt Brain, joined the Tasting Panel on Zoom to cover 10 of his new release wines. We learned a lot about Matt’s technical background and how he came to be Alpha Omega’s currant winemaker.
We also had a little fun talking about his former Baker & Brain […]
The KensWineGuide.com Tasting Panel was offered the opportunity via Flanagan Wines to try a vertical tasting from the well-respected Platt Vineyard in Sonoma Coast. Before we get to the tasting results here is a little bit information about the vineyard. The vineyard was originally planted in 2003 and 2004 by Lew and Joan Platt. […]
By Julia Hoggins
If you’re looking for something to read about wine in a short period of time, I would highly recommend Monika Elling’s Wine 123. Whether you’re just starting to like wine or are an experienced taster, this book offers a brief insight on the basics of understanding how to choose […]
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