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Rooftop Reds: Brooklyn's Solar-Powered Rooftop Vineyard

Would you guess that the Brooklyn navy yard is the location of the world’s first commercially viable urban rooftop vineyard?

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Midwestern Vintage: Wine & Wine-Derived Products from The Heartland

We travel to Kansas where the wine industry is growing.  We will meet Jeff Sollo, owner of Grace Hill Winery near Wichita who will tell us about a hobby grew into producing some of the mo...

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Tegan Passalacqua, Head Winemaker and Vineyard Manager, Turley Wine Cellars, and Proprietor, Sandlands Wines.

Napa Valley native, Tegan Passalacqua cut his teeth in the Rhone, New Zealand and South Africa before literally planting his roots in California.

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Martha Stoumen, Martha Stoumen Wines

Martha Stoumen did not grow up around wine, but connected with the soil during a trip in college to Italy, studying agriculture. She was drawn to the vineyards and thus began a Vigneron’s...

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Pursuing A Dream Of Making Great Wine in America

Our guestis Tom Kisaichi who is the owner, grower and winemaker of the Maboroshi Vineyard in Sonoma, California. 

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Gaia Gaja from Gaja Winery, Barbaresco, Italy

Born and raised in Barbaresco Italy, Gaia Gaja is a fifth-generation winemaker. Along with her siblings and iconic father Angelo, she oversees the family’s legendary winery Gaja in Piemon...

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Ryan Zepaltas at Charleston Wine + Food 2020

Sam Benrubi and Ryan Zepaltas had a conversation over a bottle of wine at Charleston Wine + Food.

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Nicole Marchesi at Charleston Wine + Food 2020

Sam Benrubi, host of The Grape Nation spoke with Nicole Marchesi of Far Niente. She began at the vineyard as an enologist in 2005 and was soon promoted to assistant winemaker.

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Genevieve Janssens, Chief Winemaker, Robert Mondavi Winery.

Born to a French wine family in Morocco, Genevieve Janssens studied under the best wine minds in France.

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The Only Native American Winemaker in the U.S. Speaks Up: Tara Gomez

The elders had questions, the community was not entirely supportive, yet Native American winemaker Tara Gomez persisted. When her Santa Ynes Band of Chumash tribe bought land that include...