Rank #1: Le Caviste: Behind the Scenes of a Seattle Wine Bar
What goes into the making of a wine bar? Get to know David Butler, owner of Seattle’s Le Caviste. We discuss the philosophy behind his all-French wine list, a tribute to some of the most notable wines for leisurely enjoyment.
Rank #2: Sam Neill of Two Paddocks at IPNC
Get up to speed on a must-know region for Pinot Noir, New Zealand's Central Otago, via a chat with Two Paddocks Proprietor Sam Neill.
Rank #3: Get to Know The Authors of “The World of Sicilian Wine”
Explore The World of Sicilian Wine with the authors of the book of the same name: Bill Nesto and Frances Di Savino. You’ll be drinking in the rich history and culture of Sicily through its captivating wines.
Rank #4: What Does Sustainability Mean in a Winery and Vineyard?
Sustainable winegrowing is at the core of what Karl Wente does. The Fifth Generation Winegrower and Senior Vice President of Winemaking for Wente Vineyards explains how he’s committed to the land and a legacy.
Rank #5: Passing Time With Dan Marino and Damon Huard
Follow former NFL quarterbacks Dan Marino and Damon Huard as they discuss how and why they teamed up to create a Cabernet Sauvignon in Washington State: Passing Time.
Rank #6: Pizzeria Gabbiano: Seattle’s Homage to Roman-Style Pizza
Put aside your notions of pizza being round. Get to know the Roman-style pizza served up at Seattle’s Pizzeria Gabbiano. Seasonal toppings and a unique crust (and shape) will make you a convert. Also get (some of) the secrets behind its inspiration and creation.
Rank #7: The Versatility of Sherry With Master Sommelier Christopher Tanghe
Is Sherry one of the world’s most versatile wines? Master Sommelier Chris Tanghe makes the case. Also tune in for a further exploration of Spain, discover the next big thing in Washington wine, and find out how Tanghe’s culinary background informs his wine career.
Rank #8: Greg Lambrecht of Coravin: How To Enjoy Wine Without Removing The Cork
It’s science, not magic, that powers Coravin: an invention that allows you to sample wines at your leisure, without fear of oxidation. Founder Greg Lambrecht reveals how it works and talks about the inspiration (and perspiration) behind its development. Also Christopher Gronbeck of Seattle’s The Barrel Thief explains how Coravin allows him to offer over 150 wines by the glass.
Rank #9: The Definition of BBQ With Jack Timmons
Jack Timmons of Seattle's Jacks BBQ talks Texas BBQ and brisket. And even divulges his secret spice rub recipe. Plus the key to great pulled pork.
Rank #10: Wine Country Photography 101: How To Take Great Pictures in the Vineyards
Are your photos more like mug shots than memories? Photographer Richard Duval has tips that even beginners with smart phones can use to make photos of vineyards–and people–look distinctive, creative, and impressive.
Rank #11: Quady North: A Snapshot of Southern Oregon Wine
Move beyond Pinot Noir and the Willamette Valley and get to know Herb Quady of Quady North winery. Discover a unique place and surprising wines when you tour Southern Oregon’s Applegate and Rogue Valleys.
Rank #12: What Happens In Vegas When It Comes to Wine
Headed to Las Vegas and curious about what’s cool in the world of wine? And what wines to drink to keep you cool in the hot weather? Cole Sisson, Head Sommelier at Michael Mina Bellagio, answers.
Rank #13: Summer Wines with Marissa A. Ross
Talking (and drinking) summer wines with Marissa A. Ross in a Brooklyn hotel room.
Rank #14: Jane Ferrari of Yalumba
Storyteller and Winemaker Jane Ferrari talks about Yalumba's role in planting Viognier in Australia, diversity in Shiraz, and the vastness and variety of Australian wine. Also, a live food and wine pairing lesson.
Rank #15: Kevin White Winery
A conversation with Kevin White at his winery in Woodinville, WA.