EPISODE 43 | September 20, 2017

Henry Rich

Henry Rich is has made his mark on the Brooklyn food and wine scene. He is partner at Metta, an…

EPISODE 42 | September 13, 2017

Dana Cowin, Food, Wine, Style, and Design Guru

Dana Cowin served as Editor in Chief of Food and Wine Magazine for over 21 years. She is an author,…

EPISODE 41 | September 6, 2017

Jay McInerney, Author, Columnist and Passionate Wine Guy

Jay McInerney is the critically acclaimed author of 13 books including Bright Lights, Big City, Story of My Life, Brightness…

EPISODE 40 | August 9, 2017

Michael Weiss, Professor of Wine Studies at The Culinary Institute of America and author of “Exploring Wine”

Michael Weiss is the professor of Wine Studies and serves as the Charmer Sunbelt Group Endowed Chair for Wine and…

EPISODE 39 | August 2, 2017

Jordan Salcito, Founder of Ramona and Bellus Wines and Director of Wine Special Projects at Momofuku

Jordan Salcito has done it all! She has worked at the finest restaurants in NY, worked the harvest all over…

EPISODE 38 | July 26, 2017

Jeff Taylor, Wine Director, North End Grill, NYC

Jeff Taylor is an award winning sommelier and oversees the wine program at North End Grill, part of Danny Meyer’s…

EPISODE 37 | July 19, 2017

“The Dirty Guide to Wine” with Alice Feiring and Pascaline Lepeltier

James Beard and Roederer award winning journalist, blogger, and author Alice Feiring and Master Sommerlier and partner at Rouge Tomate…

EPISODE 36 | July 12, 2017

Ben Leventhal, CEO of Resy

Ben Leventhal is the CEO and founder of Resy, a mobile app for people who love eating at great restaurants…

EPISODE 35 | June 28, 2017

Marissa Ross, Author of “Wine. all the time. the casual guide to confident drinking”

Marissa A. Ross is the author of the new book “Wine. all the time. a casual guide to confident drinking”…

EPISODE 34 | June 21, 2017

Gabriella Macari, Macari Vineyards, Long Island, NY

The Macari family has been on the North Fork of Long Island since 1974 and started making wines in the…

EPISODE 33 | June 14, 2017

Bianca Bosker, author of “Cork Dork”

Bianca Bosker published “Cork Dork A Wine Fueled Adventure Among the Obsessive Sommeliers, Big Bottle Hunters, and Rogue Scientists Who…

EPISODE 32 | June 7, 2017

Severine Perru, Wine Director of The Ten Bells, NYC

Severine Perru is the Wine Director of The Ten Bells natural wine bar in NYC. The Ten Bells was one…

EPISODE 31 | May 31, 2017

Eric Asimov, Chief Wine Critic of The New York Times

Eric Asimov has been writing for the New York Times for over 33 years. In 1992 he started the wildly…

EPISODE 30 | May 24, 2017

The Summer Wine Show with Michael Madrigale, What to drink for Summer!

Award winning New York sommelier and wine executive Michael Madrigale navigates us through what wines to drink for summer. We…

EPISODE 29 | May 17, 2017

Michelle Biscieglia, Wine Director, Blue Hill, NYC

Michelle Biscieglia, Wine Director of Blue Hill Restaurant in NYC oversees the wine program at one of America’s true farm…

EPISODE 28 | May 10, 2017

Heidi Turzyn, Wine Director, Gotham Bar and Grill, NYC

Heidi Turzyn is the Wine Director of one of New York’s most iconic restaurants, The singular Gotham Bar and Grill….

EPISODE 27 | May 3, 2017

Patrick Cappiello, Partner and Wine Director at Rebelle, NYC

Patrick Cappiello is into big wine lists, sabering Champagne, and Renegade Wine Dinners. He cut his teeth at Tribeca Grill…

EPISODE 26 | April 19, 2017

Dustin Wilson, Proprietor of VerveWine, NYC and Vallin Wine Co.

Dustin Wilson MS has done it all, starred in the movie Somm, worked wine service at the finest restaurants in…

EPISODE 25 | April 12, 2017

Paul Grieco, General and Manager of Terroir Wine Bar, Tribeca, NYC

Paul Grieco of Terroir Wine Bar in NYC has been on the New York wine and restaurant scene for over…

EPISODE 24 | April 5, 2017

Caleb Ganzer, Wine Director of Compagnie des Vins Surnaturels, NYC

Caleb Ganzer, Wine Director and Managing Partner of Compagnie des Vins Surnaturels, NYC talks about the natural wine movement, wines…

EPISODE 23 | March 29, 2017

Rajat Parr, Sommelier, and winemaker at Sandhi, Domaine de la Cote and Evening Land Vineyards.

Rajat Parr, Sommelier, winemaker, and partner at Sandhi, Domaine de la Cote, and Evening Land Vineyards is one of the…

EPISODE 22 | March 22, 2017

Kris Mattewson, Winemaker & Proprietor of Bellwether Wine Cellars talks about wine in the Finger Lakes Region of New York

Kris Matthewson, Winemaker & Proprietor of Bellwether Wine Cellars in the Finger Lakes Region of NY State has been called…

EPISODE 21 | March 15, 2017

Laura Maniec of Corkbuzz

Laura Maniec is proprietor of Corkbuzz in NYC and Charlotte, NC. She is a Master Sommelier and a true Champagne…

EPISODE 20 | March 8, 2017

Adam Sachs, Editor in Chief of Saveur Magazine

Adam Sachs is Editor in Chief of Saveur Magazine. We talk to Adam about what makes food and wine so…

EPISODE 19 | March 1, 2017

Daniel Johnnes, Wine Director for Daniel Boulud, Founder of La Paulee and Daniel Johnnes wines

Daniel Johnnes wears a lot of hats. He oversees the wine program for the Daniel Boulud restaurant group. He created…

EPISODE 18 | February 22, 2017

CheninCheninChenin! and Other Great Wines to Drink Now

Pascaline Lepeltier is a Master Sommelier, Beverage Director, and Partner at Rouge Tomate in NYC. Pascaline is one of 146…

EPISODE 17 | February 8, 2017

Karen MacNeil, author of The Wine Bible

Karen MacNeil is the author of The Wine Bible in it’s 2nd Edition with over 550,000 copies sold. She is…

EPISODE 16 | February 1, 2017

Amanda Smeltz, Head Sommelier, Bar Boulud & Boulud Sud

Amanda Smeltz worked wine at April Bloomfield’s John Dory and the Breslin, spent over 4 years building the wine program…

EPISODE 15 | January 25, 2017

In Pursuit of Terroir and Balance

Jasmine Hirsch is the General Manager of Hirsch Vineyards, Sonoma, California. Hirsch Vineyard is a Sonoma Coast Pinot pioneer. We…

EPISODE 14 | January 18, 2017

From vineyard to your table, we talk to Bryan Garcia and Ned Benedict of Grand Cru Selections

Grand Cru Selections is a NYC based wine importer and distributor of fine wines from around the world, representing some…

EPISODE 13 | January 11, 2017

Steve Reynolds, Heidi Peterson Barrett, and Anthony Bell

A look inside one of the most intimate winegrowing regions in the world, Napa Valley, as we follow several of…

EPISODE 12 | December 14, 2016

2016, The Year in Wine with Josh Greene, Editor and Publisher of Wine and Spirits Magazine

We’ll talk all things wine with Wine and Spirits Publisher/Editor, Josh Greene. Josh and the staff at W&S magazine tastes…

EPISODE 11 | December 7, 2016

Jon Bonné, Wine Writer and Critic

Jon Bonné is one of today’s most prolific wine writers. Jon served as the wine editor and chief wine critic…

EPISODE 10 | November 30, 2016

Gary Vaynerchuk, Wine and Social Media Guru

Gary Vaynerchuk, Wine expert, entrepreneur, CEO of social media agency VaynerMedia, angel investor, venture capitalist, NY Times best selling author,…

EPISODE 9 | November 16, 2016

But First, Champagne: A Modern Guide to the World’s Favorite Wine

David White is the creator of popular wine blog The Terroirist and just wrote an approachable, comprehensive book about Champagne,…

EPISODE 8 | November 9, 2016

The Unfiltered Guide to Working in Wine

Wanna get a job in wine? Hillary Zio has been in the wine industry for over 10 years with experience…

EPISODE 7 | November 2, 2016

Bottles That Taste More Expensive Than They Are!

This week on The Grape Nation, Top Sommelier of the Year and Wine Enthusiast’s “40 Under 40” Michael Madrigale talks wines…

EPISODE 6 | October 26, 2016

With Wine Icon Kevin Zraly

Wine legend Kevin Zraly has been at it over 40 years. He founded the Windows on the World Wine Course…

EPISODE 5 | October 19, 2016

Natural Wines: Taking Notes with One Of The Four Horsemen

Today on The Grape Nation, we’re joined by wine director Justin Chearno, who plies his trade in Williamsburg wine bar…

EPISODE 4 | October 12, 2016

Champagne

Alice Paillard is the co-director of her family-owned, independent Champagne house, Champagne Bruno Paillard. We will pop the cork and get…

EPISODE 3 | October 5, 2016

The Role of a Sommelier w/ Kimberly Prokoshyn, Rebelle, NYC

What is the role of a sommelier? Kimberly Prokoshyn, Head Sommelier of Rebelle, NYC curates one of the most interesting…

EPISODE 2 | September 28, 2016

What Wines to Drink with Pizza (And Other Foods)

What wines do you drink with one of the most beloved foods: pizza! our in-studio guest, Hugh Crickmore, wine director…

EPISODE 1 | September 21, 2016

Malbec from Argentina

Today on The Grape Nation, it’s inauguration day! For episode 1 of our new program about wine and how it’s…