"To understand Oregon is to understand geology," says Ken Wright, who makes a dozen single-vineyard Pinots. Meet Ken (and his family) to learn how his Pinots are shaped by Oregon's marine and volcanic rock.
This red is a great excuse for a party. In fact, it sets off a worldwide celebration when it’s released. Get the basics on the wine's flavors and food pairings as Franck Duboeuf and Gloria Maroti Frazee talk Nouveau.
What makes a great vineyard? And what difference does the blend make? Chris Camarda provides answers as he shares two elegant Bordeaux-style blends from the famous Champoux Vineyard in Washington State's Horse Heaven Hills AVA.
Angelo Gaja and his daughter Gaia share how their vineyard practices are changing with the climate. The enlightening --and humorous-- presentation touches on compost, worms, vine moths, cypress trees, beehives, Pope Francis and, oh, so much more...
Jean Engelbrecht cooks a mean crawfish (or 20, says James Molesworth). He is also an eloquent spokesman, presenting a snapshot of South African wines' past, present and future while his Rust En Vrede wine presents the best of SA in a glass.
A businessman and a romantic, Bill Harlan has built one of Napa Valley's most impressive collection of vineyards and wines. Harlan shares his evolution as a wine lover and winery owner, from a boy-hood bicycle ride to Robert Mondavi's influence.
This clip from a documentary, which appeared on Public TV, moderated by Robert Foxworth of Falcon Crest, follows Baron Eric de Rothschild, who oversaw the monumental Lafite tasting at the 1983 Wine Experience, including the legendary 1961 and 1949.
How did the British statesman have a French bubbly named in his honor? Christian Pol-Roger recounts stories of his family's Champagne house dating back to WWII. With Alison Napjus, he explains the difference between a tête de cuvée and a NV blend.
These Rhône rarities—just a tiny percentage of Châteaneuf's total production—are exceptional. Learn about these ageworthy wines, their styles, and the factors that make them great as Paul-Vincent Avril of Clos des Papes joins Gloria Maroti Frazee.
The Syrah-based Ermitage Ex Voto capped off a tasting in which Philippe Guigal poured six of his family’s most prestigious wines. Philippe contrasts the Ermitage with reds from Côte-Rôtie and shares his goal for his world-class wines.