Category Archives: Zinfandel

Wine for Normal People Radio: Ep 134 — How to Become a Winemaker with Ryan Schmaltz from Bella Winery

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/134_Ep_134__How_to_Become_a_Winemaker_with_Ryan_Schmaltz_from_Bella_Winery.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:05:37 — 60.3MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week, we have a great story for you! Ryan Schmaltz, podcast listener and chemistry Ph.D turned winemaker at Bella Winery and Wine Caves in the Dry Creek Valley of Sonoma shares his fascinating...

ACORN Winery from Sonoma: Where Consistency and Quality Reign

Sometimes you can taste a signature of the winemaker in a great wine. When that happens it’s fabulous. It’s a different experience. I liken it to the difference between a typewritten note and a handwritten one. They are both nice to receive but the handwritten one is like a virtual physical touch....

World Cup 2014 Recap: May the Best Wine Region Win

Unless you’re living under a rock, you know that the 20th annual FIFA World Cup, a tournament for the men’s soccer (or football) world championship, is currently happening in Brazil and the United States is shockingly still in the game. A total of 64 matches were or are being played...

Amador Foothill Winery “Clockspring Vineyard” Zin: A Tale of Two Wines

Post Summary1. A little about Amador County — not just for gold miners2. Some info on Amador Foothill Winery 3. Instructions of what do with this wine — it needs a little time.4. The review of the “Clockspring Vineyard” Zin________________________________________ Amador County is a little slice of Americana located in interior California, kind...

Wine For Normal People Radio: Episode 058 Benchmark Wines of the New World

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/58Ep058_BenchmarkWinesNewWorld.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 33:46 — 19.4MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSAnd this week we complete the duo with the list of benchmark wines from the New World. After shout outs and a great listener question from Jason L. on Facebook about how to live as an...

Wine For Normal People Radio: Ep 054 — The Grape Miniseries: Zinfandel

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/54Ep054_Zinfandel.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 37:11 — 21.3MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSS We haven’t done a grape mini-series in a while so here you go! This week, after so fabulous shoutouts (thank you so much for the feedback!) we do the “American” grape, Zinfandel. This...

Wine For Normal People Radio: Episode 005 Aging Wines

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/WFNP-005-2011-02-04.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 31:10 — 21.5MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSS Ok, I didn’t sing “The Gambler” on air, but I did talk about when to hold ’em and when to fold ’em…in terms of wine, of course! In this episode Rick and I...