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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!

Nov 24, 2021

There is a certain passion that surrounds Champagne; its production and is different than other wines. Yes, it sparkles and is assigned the role of celebration in the wine world. If you ask any wine making family in Champagne if the beverage should be reserved for special occasions, they will respond...

Nov 21, 2021

The late, great George Mardikian was restauranteur extraordinaire, philanthropist and an inspiration to his family and employees. Hear from his nephew/son Haig Mardikian wine, Ohman Khayyams, immigration and philanthropy. 

We discuss the famed Mardikian Pinot Noir, the immigration of 10’s of thousands of Armenians to...

Nov 18, 2021

I kept running into Ian at tastings, dinners and special wine events. We got to talking and his expertise oozed during our  conversations. He makes wine, educates on wine and judges wine…pretty much does it all. We sat down and tried to touch on all of it…but ran out of time. It inspires one to hear the drive...

Nov 17, 2021

The Stolpman history is storied in the wine business. Typical in that boy becomes attorney, attorney finds wine, attorney starts winery; heard it a thousand times...but this story is for the love of the lifestyle and love of the grape. Here from Jessica Stolpman and her path to the family business. 

Nov 11, 2021

Justin Hirigoyen got the bug at wile working at his fathers Basque restuarant.  What is interesting, his first soiree into making wine landed on the opposite side of the Pyrenees at the famed Chateau D'Esclans. After his first harvest, he was hooked. His philosophy is to listen and learn to the land to create the best...