Interviews

    Weekly Interview: Timm Crull

    Timm Crull Each week, as regular readers know, we pose a series of questions to a winemaker. This week, we’re featuring Timm Crull, the winemaker at The Terraces winery in Napa. Timm was an undergraduate student at Berkeley at a time when it was, as he describes, a “gourmet ghetto” – with current titans like Alice Waters and Kermit Lynch just starting to establish themselves in the area.

    6 readers - By Albert Pak/ Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog

    Weekly Interview: Blair Poynton

    Each week, as regular readers know, we pose a series of questions to a winemaker. This week, we’re featuring Blair Poynton, the director and winemaker at Jed Wines. Blair Poynton Blair hails from Perth in Western Australia – located just a few hours’ drive along the coast from Margaret River. So, Blair explained to me, youngsters in Perth got exposed to wine “whether they like it or not.

    5 readers - By Albert Pak/ Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog

      Robert H. Fritz of Solaro Estate Winemaker Profile

      Texas Wine Lover - - 4 readers - The post Robert H. Fritz of Solaro Estate Winemaker Profile appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. Robert H. Fritz is the winemaker and co-owner at Solaro Estate now with two locations. The primary winery is located in Dripping Springs and a new Urban Winery is in Houston. Solaro Estate has been winning many awards with their Texas wines including wines from their large estate vineyard.

      Weekly Interview: Christine Barbe

      Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog - - 3 readers - Credit: Coquerel Family Estates. Each week, as regular readers know, we pose a series of questions to a winemaker. This week, we’re featuring Christine Barbe, the owner and winemaker of Toquade Wines and the winemaker at Coquerel Family Estates. Christine was born and raised in Bordeaux. And even though her family worked in the wine industry, Christine says she was never i ...

      Announcements, Recent Articles, and all things Mushrooms

      Vindulge - - 3 readers - Announcements, Recent Articles, and all things Mushrooms by Mary on October 8, 2014 Announcement: Now writing for Bottlenotes I’m excited to share I’m now writing freelance for The Daily Sip by Bottlenotes. If you’re unfamiliar with the site, Bottlenotes is a fun, educational, and entertaining website focusing on wine and beer.

      Weekly Interview: Remi Cohen

      Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog - - 2 readers - . I think that perhaps 2009, which was also a drought year (though the drought then was less severe), had more moderate weather during August and September and may be the most similar in recent memory. Also similar are the grapes from 2007 that were picked before the rain on October 13th. What’s your favorite wine region in the world – other than your own? I’m struggling here a ...

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      Weekly Interview: Remi Cohen

      …. I think that perhaps 2009, which was also a drought year (though the drought then was less severe), had more moderate weather during August and September and may be the most similar in recent memory. Also similar are the grapes from 2007 that were picked before the rain on October 13th. What’s your favorite wine region in the world – other than…

      2 readers - By Albert Pak/ Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog

      Weekly Interview: Ben Riggs

      … pretty well. If you weren’t making wine for a living, what would you be doing? Good question! I think I would be making something for people to eat or drink or both. How do you define success? Being a happy and healthy contributor to society. My greatest achievements are, apart from my three boys, being able to create jobs for about 25 people as well as now donating to breast cancer research – reaching $100,000 AUD now. …

      1 readers - By Albert Pak/ Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog

      Weekly Interview: Christine Barbe

      … Credit: Coquerel Family Estates. Each week, as regular readers know, we pose a series of questions to a winemaker. This week, we’re featuring Christine Barbe, the owner and winemaker of Toquade Wines and the winemaker at Coquerel Family Estates. Christine was born and raised in Bordeaux. And even though her family worked in the wine industry…

      3 readers - By Albert Pak/ Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog

      Announcements, Recent Articles, and all things Mushrooms

      … this through their daily newsletter, national events, and social media platforms. I’ll be focusing on one of my favorite topics, recipes and wine pairings, through their Daily Sip newsletter. My first article, Wines to Pair with Tailgating Classics, was published last month. My second piece, Expert Advice on Pairing Wine with Mushrooms, was published…

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      Weekly Interview: Blair Poynton

      … Each week, as regular readers know, we pose a series of questions to a winemaker. This week, we’re featuring Blair Poynton, the director and winemaker at Jed Wines. Blair Poynton Blair hails from Perth in Western Australia – located just a few hours’ drive along the coast from Margaret River. So, Blair explained to me, youngsters in Perth…

      5 readers - By Albert Pak/ Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog

      Robert H. Fritz of Solaro Estate Winemaker Profile

      … by the vineyards to hang out and enjoy what all of our lives, in the winemaking world, are about. What’s the greatest part about being a winemaker? Personally, my other world starts and finishes with a legal case. Winemaking encompasses history, patience, and the future of every vintage. What is your winemaking philosophy, that is, what are you trying…

      4 readers - By Texas Wine Lover

      Weekly Interview: Timm Crull

      … and passion shone when I interviewed him. Check out the interview below the fold. What is your general winemaking philosophy? Spend more time in the vineyard. The most important thing is to grow great grapes. Whatever the necessary steps are to insure the highest quality – do it! Because of our size and scale, we choose to focus on making great…

      6 readers - By Albert Pak/ Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog

      Weekly Interview: Sarah Cabot

      … Sarah Cabot. Each week, as regular readers know, we pose a series of questions to a winemaker. This week, we’re featuring Sarah Cabot, a winemaker at Precept Wines in the Willamette Valley. Last week, we interviewed a globe-trotting veteran winemaker with projects in multiple continents. We’re taking a sharp turn in the other direction…

      6 readers - By Albert Pak/ Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog

      Weekly Interview: Aurelio Montes

      … Each week, as regular readers know, we pose a series of questions to a winemaker. This week, we’re featuring Aurelio Montes, the chairman of Montes Wines, which mainly produces wine in Chile, but also in Napa Valley. Born in Santiago in 1948, Aurelio graduated from the Catholic University in Santiago with a degree in agronomy and oenology…

      15 readers - By Albert Pak/ Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog

      A Conversation with Tony Terlato

      … Tony Terlato. In June, I conducted an in-depth interview with Tony Terlato, chairman of the Terlato Wine Group. Lots of the interview made it into one of my Grape Collective columns. While going through some notes, I came across the full transcript of our conversation — and realized that it’s a fascinating read. Terlato has spent nearly 60…

      4 readers - By David White/ Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog

      Getting Inside The Head Of Siduri’s Adam Lee

      … the kind of rabble-rousing trouble-making that I enjoy. It also helps that the wines don’t suck, either! Lee and I have been trying to get some sort of interview done for… well, years, actually, and never seemed to get around to it. Until now, that is. Here is our (unedited) interview for your reading enjoyment. We talk abv, of course, but also CA…

      6 readers - By 1 Wine Dude