11 episodes

Winemakers tell the best stories. Life Between the Vines is a weekly podcast about wine, featuring interviews with those folks who walk the vineyards. These are the real people from all over the world that make wine happen. The growers, the vintners, the cellar rats. Wine shouldn't be scary. So listen in and hear the stories you'll hear nowhere else. You'll never drink wine the same way again.

Life Between the Vines Ray Fister

    • Arts
    • 4.8 • 21 Ratings

Winemakers tell the best stories. Life Between the Vines is a weekly podcast about wine, featuring interviews with those folks who walk the vineyards. These are the real people from all over the world that make wine happen. The growers, the vintners, the cellar rats. Wine shouldn't be scary. So listen in and hear the stories you'll hear nowhere else. You'll never drink wine the same way again.

    Podcast #585 – Jeanne Feldkamp & Dan Diephouse, Owners, Corollary Wines, Willamette Valley

    Podcast #585 – Jeanne Feldkamp & Dan Diephouse, Owners, Corollary Wines, Willamette Valley

    The challenges of winemaking are many but when a winemaker’s focus is exclusively sparkling, the game changes completely. Jeanne Feldkamp and Dan Diephouse are owners as well as winemaker at Corollary Wines in the Willamette Valley, Oregon. They’ve made sparkling wine in the traditional method since 2017 and soon they’ll be using grapes grown on [...]

    • 33 min
    Vino Lingo – “Traditional Method” Jeanne Feldkamp, Co-Owner, Corollary Wines, Willamette Valley

    Vino Lingo – “Traditional Method” Jeanne Feldkamp, Co-Owner, Corollary Wines, Willamette Valley

    This week we feature Jeanne Feldkamp, Co-Owner, Corollary Wines, Willamette Valley, defines the term “Traditional Method”.  Learn more by visiting www.corollarywines.com

    • 1 min
    Podcast # 584 – Ben Howe, Vice President of Winemaking, Stoller Wine Group, Willamette Valley

    Podcast # 584 – Ben Howe, Vice President of Winemaking, Stoller Wine Group, Willamette Valley

    A short drive from Portland is Willamette Valley, which is an extraordinary wine area to visit. Pinot Noir and Chardonnay reign but many other varietals made their mark in this fertile area. It is a growers paradise. Ben Howe is now the Vice President of Winemaking for Stoller Wine Group which comprises several labels. We [...]

    • 20 min
    Vino Lingo – “Baby Fat” Ben Howe, Vice President of Winemaking, Stoller Wine Group, Willamette Valley

    Vino Lingo – “Baby Fat” Ben Howe, Vice President of Winemaking, Stoller Wine Group, Willamette Valley

    This week on our Vino Lingo segment, Ben Howe, Vice President of Winemaking at Stoller Wine Group, defines the term “Baby Fat”.  Learn more by visiting www.stollerwinegroup.com

    • 48 sec
    Podcast #583 – Melissa Burr, Founding Winemaker, Stoller Wine Group, Willamette Valley

    Podcast #583 – Melissa Burr, Founding Winemaker, Stoller Wine Group, Willamette Valley

    Our last visit with Stoller Wine Group’s Melissa Burr was back in March of 2018. Needless to say we were well overdue to catch up with this extraordinary winemaker. Melissa’s new title is Founding Winemaker and after 20 years with Stoller she has grown along way with this Oregon winery . I caught up with [...]

    • 38 min
    Podcast #582 – Ken Nerlove & Elise Nerlove, Owners, Elkhorn Peak Cellars, Napa Valley

    Podcast #582 – Ken Nerlove & Elise Nerlove, Owners, Elkhorn Peak Cellars, Napa Valley

    Ken Nerlove and his daughter Elise are owners of Elkhorn Peak Cellars and in 2023 they’ve made the leap to add Cabernet Sauvignon to their portfolio. This really is a big deal. Ken has been growing Pinot Noir and Chardonnay since the 80’s and Cab presents its own special challenges. This family partnership between father [...]

    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

Peter36284 ,

Always enjoyable

I love listening to this. Ray is a good conversationalist, bringing people through the experience. The content is always fresh, and while I know there’s a script, it never comes across that way. I was especially touch by the emotional elements to episode #495. When that family shared their recognition of the richness of the legacy they are stewards over. It was a sweet moment.

Alexstrath1 ,

Ray is fun to listen to!

I love this podcast because Ray does a great job of waking the line between interesting stories and great wine insights. He brings on guests who you can tell, love what they do!

Lacks coverage ,

Consistently good

Particularly liked the interview with Dave Petterson of Domaine de Broglie in Oregon. Lively repartee compared to some of the establishment stiffs.

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