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Wine Talks with Paul K.

For the wine novice and wine expert...this is an  unorthodox travel through wine and food. Meet some of the characters that shape what we drink and eat. From the Mayor of Montefalco (small Umbrian town) to the biggest names in the Napa Valley...we have them here and Paul K. makes them laugh and tell!

Feb 29, 2024

In the wine trade there is a lot of idle talk.  Opinions on the longevity of the industry, opinions of consumerism, opinions of packaging trends...let's face it Wine Talks has it's opinions too. 

But it takes fortitude to stay the course; pick a philosophy and run with it. Talley Farms does just that.  

Guests come on...

Feb 27, 2024

In 1988, Paul K Sr. featured a Romanian wine in the Original Wine of the Month Club. The wine was Premiat Sauvignon Blanc and was $2.50/bottle on reorder. It was a very nice wine. 

Turns out, according to Marinela, that wine was purchased from Romania during the USSR rule. Long before the value and complexity of freedom...

Feb 22, 2024

Off the main highway that runs through Napa Valley and specifically through Saint Helena, one can make a hard left turn after passing the cute gas station that doubles as a coffee shop (yes, new meaning to the question "leaded?". Make the next right and travel a block or two and you will find a hidden gem of a tasting...

Feb 20, 2024

Chateau Lagrange was in Los Angeles. Matthieu Bordes presiding.  

On a recent visit to the WIne Talks studios, we caught up with all things Bordeaux.  

Matthieu considers it a dream job. Maybe "job" isn't the best adjective. When you love to do something and have the passion to do it every day at the best you can offer,...

Feb 15, 2024

In his new book "Facing the Heat; From my grand mother's kitchen to cooking on the line." Chef Castan has peeks around just about every corner of the chef business. After all, he has worked for some of what would be considered the best restaurants in France to being head Chef at one of the largest hotel chains in...