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 interes ...

      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: Ben Riggs

      Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog - - 1 readers - Each week, as regular readers know, we pose a series of questions to a winemaker. This week, we’re featuring Ben Riggs, a prolific winemaker based in Southern Australia. After three decades as a winemaker, Ben is now a major player in his region’s wine industry. To start at the beginning, Ben’s experience with wine began early.

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      Weekly Interview: Ben Riggs

      …Each week, as regular readers know, we pose a series of questions to a winemaker. This week, we’re featuring Ben Riggs, a prolific winemaker based in Southern Australia. After three decades as a winemaker, Ben is now a major player in his region’s wine industry. To start at the beginning, Ben’s experience with wine began early. His father who knew…

      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

      …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. They do this through…

      3 readers - By Vindulge

      Weekly Interview: Blair Poynton

      …. It of course helps that consumers are more open and informed about different styles of wine now, too. How do you spend your days off? Mostly hanging out with the lovely wife and the mostly well-behaved black lab Bruce. We live in Healdsburg, Sonoma so there is a lot of wine, food, lawn games, and friends – and we are always surrounded by breathtaking…

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

      Robert H. Fritz of Solaro Estate Winemaker Profile

      …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…

      4 readers - By Texas Wine Lover

      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…

      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 this week…

      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. After…

      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 years…

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

      Getting Inside The Head Of Siduri’s Adam Lee

      …Siduri’s Adam Lee is a rabble-rouser. He’s probably most known for producing interesting Pinot Noirs using from several different west coast vineyards (more on some of those single-vineyard wines later this week). He’s also pretty well known for something else: a couple of years ago, while taking part in a panel on alcohol levels and balance…

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