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Patrick Cappiello

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Latest 6 Aug 2022 | Updated Daily

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Tell Me All Your Thoughts on God and Wine... Patrick Cappiello on Dogma, Opinion, Religion and Wine.

The Black Wine Guy Experience

MJ’s guest is owner and winemaker of Monte Rio Cellars, Patrick Cappiello. Patrick got his start in restaurants, starting his wine career in 2002 as a Sommelier at Tribeca Grill. As time progressed his roles changed to Wine Director and restaurant owner over the next 15 years. Through connections with countless winemakers and after meeting his current business partner Pax Mahle, the transition to Winemaker was a natural progression for Cappiello. He still serves as Wine Director of Walnut Street Café in Philadelphia. He is Food & Wine host for Playboy and founding member of Winemakers & Sommeliers for California Wildfire Relief. His 30 years of experience in the restaurant industry, and Sommelier career has given him access to four of the world's greatest wine cellars. All have been recipients of Wine Spectator's "Grand Award"; TriBeCa Grill, Veritas, GILT, and Pearl & Ash. Mr. Cappiello was named "Sommelier of the Year 2014" by Food & Wine Magazine, "Wine Person of the Year 2014" by Imbibe Magazine, and "Sommelier of the Year 2015" by Eater National. Once described as the first “punk sommelier” Patrick is still determined to disrupt the wine status quo. MJ and Patrick have a lively discussion on everything from the highly debatable definition of natural wine to Patrick’s current devotion to making amazing wine at affordable prices in Lodi, California. The passion runs high and the conversation is deep in this one friends.A huge thank you to Patrick Cappiello!Follow him on IG @patrickwineFollow Monte Rio Cellars on IG @monteriocellars Keep up with all things Monte Rio Cellars and purchase his wines at @ https://www.monteriocellars.com/This episode’s in studio wines:MRCSkull “White Wine”2020Monte Rio Cellars Lodi Mission Monte Rio CellarsMendocino2020 Chardonnay _________Until next time, cheers to the mavericks, philosophers, deep thinkers and wine drinkers! Don’t forget to subscribe and be sure to give The Black Wine Guy Experience a five-star review on whichever platform you listen to.For insider info from MJ and exclusive content from the show sign up at Blackwineguy.comFollow MJ @blackwineguy Thank you to our sponsor Skurnik Wine and Spirits, one of the most trusted names in wine for the past 30 plus years.  Check them out: https://www.skurnik.com/Love this podcast? Love the cool content? Get a producer like mine by reaching out to the badass team at Necessary Media. www.necessarymediaproductions.com@necessarymedia_ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 36mins

23 Aug 2021

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Episode 165: Summer Camp Week Three: Patrick Capybara (ft. Patrick Cappiello)


First episode in our new office ft Patrick Cappiello and Miguel de Leon. Extremely interesting and holy shit good wine. I’m at Kevin’s house rn and I can’t do a good bio I’ll fix this tomorrow ok? ////list////La roche Blanche, vdf Blanc,  ‘Sauvignon no.2,’ 2014//Dard & Ribo, crozes hermitages, ‘LesRouges des battes,’ 2018////Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/Disgorgeous)

1hr 37mins

5 Jul 2021

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Patrick Cappiello, Owner/Winemaker, Monte Rio Cellars, Sonoma, CA

The Grape Nation

Bi-Coastal Patrick Cappiello has been in the wine biz for almost thirty years, and he ain’t an old guy! He has been an award-winning sommelier, restaurant owner, wine importer/distributor and now the owner/winemaker of his own wine label in Sonoma County, Monte Rio Cellars with partner Pax Mahle. Patrick crafts wine from grapes in the spirit of old California, a style lacking of oak and high alcohol with pure fruit and high acid. Heritage Radio Network is a listener supported nonprofit podcast network. Support The Grape Nation by becoming a member!The Grape Nation is Powered by Simplecast.

1hr 11mins

8 Oct 2020

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Episode 45: Patrick Cappiello Loves Syrah

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MAR and Adam talk to Patrick Cappiello of Monte Rio wines


4 Mar 2020

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Episode 27: Patrick Cappiello, Partner and Wine Director at Rebelle, NYC

The Grape Nation

Patrick Cappiello is into big wine lists, sabering Champagne, and Renegade Wine Dinners. He cut his teeth at Tribeca Grill and continued to work at hallowed wine meccas like Veritas and Gilt. He eventually went on to consult and ultimately become a partner and Wine Director at Pearl and Ash in NYC, the same group soon opened Rebelle in the same neighborhood. We'll talk to Patrick about the current state of the wine and restaurant business, social media, big, but thoughtful, approachable wine lists, Rebelle, La Paulee and 40 Oz.

1hr 7mins

3 May 2017

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Episode 182: Patrick Cappiello Owner and Sommelier of Rebelle and Pearl and Ash

In the Drink

This week on In the Drink, host Joe Campanale is joined in the studio by Patrick Cappiello, the Operating Partner and Wine Director of Rebelle and Pearl & Ash restaurants, creator of Renegade Wine Dinner, Chef Sommelier for Daniel Johnnes "La Paulée", and Food & Wine host for Playboy Magazine.


30 Nov 2016

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Episode 91: Patrick Cappiello & Karen Stabiner

Food Talk with Mike Colameco

In the first half of this week's Food Talk, Mike is joined by Patrick Cappiello, the Operating Partner and Wine Director of Rebelle and Pearl & Ash restaurants, creator of Renegade Wine Dinner, Chef Sommelier for Daniel Johnnes "La Paulée", and Wine Columnist for Playboy Magazine. After the break, Mike is joined by Karen Stabiner, the author of Generation Chef, which follows a young chef as he opens his first restaurant, and chronicles the upheaval in that riskiest of businesses. Karen has written ten previous books, was a founder of an alternative newspaper in Santa Barbara, California, and teaches reporting, feature writing and food journalism at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

1hr 2mins

13 Oct 2016

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Episode 154: La Paulee SF and Rebelle Restaurant with Patrick Cappiello

In the Drink

On this week’s episode of In the Drink, Joe is joined by Patrick Cappiello. Patrick is the Operating Partner and Wine Director of Rebelle and Pearl & Ash restaurants, creator of Renegade Wine Dinner, Chef Sommelier for Daniel Johnnes “La Paulée”, and Wine Columnist for Playboy Magazine. “Of course we were hoping for it!” [28:46] – Patrick Cappiello, on Rebelle receiving a Michelin Star


24 Feb 2016

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IDTT Wine 151: Patrick Cappiello

I'll Drink to That! Wine Talk

Patrick Cappiello returns to the show to discuss how he became a Managing Partner and the Wine Director at Pearl & Ash in New York City, a restaurant that has since closed. Patrick was also the guest in episode 32 of I'll Drink to That!Also in this episode, Erin Scala discusses the science of flavor perception.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

1hr 10mins

25 Feb 2014

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Episode 40: Patrick Cappiello

In the Drink

Patrick Cappiello, sommelier and wine consultant in New York City, comes into the studio on this week’s In the Drink to talk wine! Mr. Cappiello is the Managing Partner and Wine Director of Pearl & Ash Restaurant as well as Chef Sommelier for Daniel Johnnes La Paulée. Tune-in to learn more about the art of being a sommelier, and how Patrick broke into the wine industry after starting from the bottom as a waiter at TriBeCa Grill. Mr. Cappiello has 25 years of work experience in the restaurant industry, and as a result was nominated in 2012 for Wine Enthusiast “Sommelier of the Year”. Today’s episode has been sponsored by Bonnie Plants. “Confidence is 100% of being a sommelier. You can’t be embarrassed to say ‘I don’t know’. ” [10:00] —Patrick Cappiello on In The Drink


12 Jun 2013