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Eileen Crane of Domaine Carneros

This show includes Sonoma County Wine Guy Tom Simoneau who joins Barry Herbst from Bottle Barn, Steve Jaxon and co-host Dan Berger with today’s guest, Eileen Crane from Domaine Carneros. First we taste a brand new Beujolais that Dan brought, then we hear Eileen Crane tell about being hired thirty years ago to build and open Domaine Carneros and how it became one of the most famous and important wineries in the world. Right away they […]

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Dry Creek Vineyard’s Tim Bell

Today’s guest is Tim Bell, winemaker at Dry Creek Vineyard. First we taste a very interesting Rosé from Bonny Doon Vineyards in Santa Cruz, then Steve and Dan talk to Tim Bell about Dry Creek Vineyards as they celebrate their 45th anniversary, with tastings of their Chenin Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc, a Zinfandel and a blended red. Dan Berger opens with a tasting of “A Proper Pink” which is a rosé produced by Randall Graham, owner and […]


Clark Smith, WineSmith

Steve Jaxon welcomes Clark Smith of WineSmith to the show today. Also in studio are co-host Dan Berger, Barry Herbst of Bottle Barn and Steve Ausburne from Thumbprint Cellars. Clark Smith is a winemaker who has also taught Fundamentals of Wine Chemistry at UC Davis for many years. Dan Berger introduces him as one of the most inventive and creative winemakers on the scene today. “He has a brilliant history as a winemaker and a lot […]