Take a virtual trip to California on In the Drink, as Joe Campanale is joined by one of the most exciting and innovative winemakers working today, Steve Matthiasson of Matthiasson Wines. Steve was recently named 2012 Winemaker of the Year from Food & Wine, and makes wines that push the boundaries of what’s considered traditional. Tune in for a conversation on the future of California wine and the path of wine from vine to glass. This program was sponsored by Fairway Market.


Photo: Lily-Elaine Hawk Wakawaka, http://WakawakaWineReviews.com

“I still wonder whether doing wine is a career path. My day job is taking care of vineyards.” [3:00]


“California is a place with less rules. I think that we’ll see it become a very relevant and exciting region for wine discovery.” [22:00]


“Our wines are for food – it’s a huge focus for us.” [26:00]


–Steve Matthiasson of Matthiasson Wines on In the Drink