PEOPLE Behind the Places

PEOPLE Behind the Places

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Behind every place is a story and behind every story are the people.


Wine, Sommelier & Restaurants: Lessons, Reflections & Adapting with MS Matt Stamp and Ryan Stetins of Compline
Jul 22 • 69 min
Master Sommellier Matt Stamp and Ryan Stetins discuss “what is a sommelier”, making wine approachable, what it takes for a successful partnership, wine program and restaurant. They share the vision and culture of their award winning and locals’ favorite…
Celia Welch: Getting to know the person behind the famous wines
Jul 7 • 67 min
If you’re not aware of it already, almost all of the wines termed “Cult Cabs” as well as many of the coveted wines out there are made by Consulting Winemakers. They are at the top of their field and sought after to make magic happen for the fortunate…
Stu Smith of Smith Madrone: Storytelling & Reflecting on their 50th year in Napa Valley (Part 1)
Jun 8 • 45 min
“The beauty of wine is that you can play in dirt as a farmer, you get to process the grapes and make the wine and bottle it, and then have it on the dining room table with your friends and family and therein lies the conversation that comes out of the…
Chris Hyde of Hyde Estate: a story of love for one’s father, their shared passion for the land and the people who farm it
May 18 • 62 min
You’re in for a real treat today as we get to know Chris Hyde of Hyde Estate. What starts out with learning about their farming and background quickly becomes a beautiful story of a young man’s respect, love and appreciation of his father, their shared…
Kelly Jones: an Entrepreneur’s Fragrance Journey, What is Success in Life & the Hudson Valley
May 4 • 64 min
Did you know the “human nose can detect one trillion smells”? If so, then there must be a vast undiscovered world of experience associated with our sense of smell, and how it effects our enjoyment of food, wine, time in nature and life in general. Our…
Mac MacQuoid & Bulent Pulak: Parallel Winery, Park City, Giving Back and Loving Life
Apr 30 • 48 min
It’s impossible to escape the enjoyment of life Mac and Bulent exude, making choices to make a living in Park City and then using their passion for wine to make a difference supporting many charitable causes. It’s fascinating to hear about the early days…
Judd Wallenbrock, CEO of Charles Krug: Creating a new normal that’s better than before. Napa Valley
Apr 27 • 43 min
“Things will never be the same again”…”the new normal”… We dive into what this new normal may be and how can we make it a better normal. Judd shares from his deep experience building company culture and the great success they’ve had at Charles Krug…
Henri & Christopher Vandendriessche : Prioritizing a lifestyle of family, living with the land and making world class wines at White Rock Vineyards.
Apr 23 • 47 min
Our guests are Henri and Christopher Vandendriessche, of White Rock Vineyards. Their roots run deep in both Northern France and the Napa Valley, with an Old World sensibility evident in their life and wines. It’s inspiring to hear how they prioritize a…
Jim Duane: Inside Winemaking
Apr 20 • 67 min
Jim Duane is the winemaker at Seavey Vineyards, Napa Valley and hosts the number one podcast on winemaking, “Inside Winemaking”. He’s made wine at such legendary wineries as Robert Mondavi and Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars and has a clear passion for learning,…
John Dunbar: Mayor of Yountville, a culinary, wine and hotel mecca while keeping it’s small town community feel.
Apr 17 • 51 min
Yountville is considered one of the top culinary, wine and hotel destinations on the west coast. John shares how The French Laundry put Yountville on the map and helps us understand how such a high profile destination keeps its small town community charm…
Elaine Chukan Brown, a Purposeful Journey: Alaska, Indigenous Values, & Community Mindedness
Apr 9 • 66 min
“I think that when you grow up in a remote area, Native or not, you just understand that most of life is beyond your control.” Elaine Chukan Brown is a prolific and successful wine writer, who’s work includes being the American Wine Specialist for…
Sean Scully, Editor of the Napa Valley Register
Apr 6 • 48 min
“I took a dollar an hour paycut and it was the best decision I ever made.” Sean Scully on getting his first job as a journalist, 30 years ago. It’s a fun and fascinating discussion where we hear his perspective and stories from his career in journalism.…
Angelina Mondavi - Napa Valley
Mar 7 • 66 min
Find out how farming taught Angelina to accept things beyond her control, how to book a private virtual tasting with her, where she sends visiting friends to Napa Valley and much more. Schedule a private Virtual Tasting with Angelina Mondavi at:…