The whimsical crime of Napa Valley is discussed over a delicious bottle of local wine. Join hosts Hillary and Chris as they break down the police log while inviting guests to talk about both wine and crime on the table. Enjoy the local perspective about the over use of leaf blowers, seizing squirrels and alcohol induced behavior for your wine filled comic relief.
Wine with Purpose feat. Kerrin Laz
Episode 38 takes place in Yountville with special guest Kerrin Laz of K. Laz Wine Collection. Learn about Kerri's journey from working her way up from a wine buyer in Washington D.C. to the Wine Director of Dean and Deluca in the Napa Valley, to her own label and beyond. The September 2022 and September 2014 police log were reviewed while enjoying a 2021 Shared Notes Sauvignon Blanc from Russian River Valley. This episode goes beyond the wine with importance of wine growers and raising money for the Alzheimer's Association through photography. Highlights of the episode include the homecoming incident, fake Irish accents, adjusting wine selling strategies with changing economies and the scandals of fresh air. Start your year off with this special episode with an incredible guest.
To Kalon: Land of High Grape Prices feat. Trevor Traina
Episode 36 is a special treat with a on location recording at arguably the most famous vineyard in the country and a guest interview with the incredible Trevor Traina. The August 2018 and 2022 police log are reviewed while discussing snippets of his vibrant life. These include the daily tasks as Ambassador to Austria, adventures in North Korea, vintage cars, an exquisite art collection, and his newest project with Web 3. The group enjoyed Pop 300, a delicious Pinot Noir, made from the surrounding To Kalon vineyard. Highlights of the episode include a fraudulent jack hammer rental, chasing foxes, and some rogue tree chopping. Tune in for this marvelous episode that takes listeners from the dirt roads of Oakville to the politics of Europe.
The Wine Train and Napa Valley; More Than Just a 30 mile Journey feat. Nathan Davis
Nine One Wine gives their listeners a holiday gift with a special bonus episode. Chris and Hillary venture to the world famous Napa Valley Wine Train, currently owned by Noble House Hotels & Resorts, Ltd., to chat with GM Nathan Davis. Listeners will be immersed in both the history of the Napa Valley Wine Train and how it helped develop Napa Valley into the place it is today. The October 2022 and October 1989 St. Helena Police Log were reviewed while the group enjoyed a collection of delicious wines that are served on the train including a Chandon sparkling wine, 2019 Raymond Reserve Chardonnay and 2019 Raymond Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon. It wouldn't be the holidays without the Santa Train and it is back this year better than ever! Listeners may even get a tip on how to get their tickets early for next year. Tune in to hear about the daily workings of the train and get a sneak peak at the elevated experience that is coming next year. Tune in for all the holiday joy the wine train brings all year long.
Electric Mutton Wrangling feat. Stephen Cruzan
Tune in for episode 35 where Chris and Hillary venture to Titus Winery. They are joined by winemaker Stephan Cruzan. The July 2022 and July 2015 St. Helena police log were discussed while enjoying a delicious 2021 Sauvignon Blanc and 2019 Cabernet Franc. Highlights of the episode include crazy juveniles, a gold tooth, PG&E assisting with an escaped sheep and discussions on Panchas. Learn about how to procure the best peaches in the valley and the heatwaves of August and how they affect harvest. Tune in for another eccentric episode with all its Napa Valley charm.
The Untraditional Journey feat. Philana Bouvier
Episode 34 welcomes Nine One Wine's first ever importer, Philana Bouvier. Tune in to hear about her untraditional adventure to her current position as President of Demeine Estates. The June 2007 and June 2022 police log were reviewed while the group sipped on a podcast favorite, a bottle of Schramsberg Blanc de Blanc. Highlights of the episode include mountain lion sightings, high school group projects, and leaving your meth pipe at home. Enjoy this episode full of inspiring stories and heart warming journeys.
Napa’s Oldest Wine and Fattest Swine feat. Migliavacca Wine Co.
Episode 33 is on location at the Migliavacca Mansion with special guests Katie Migliavacca and Vincent Traverso of Migliavacca Wine Company. The May 2022 and May 2016 police logs are analyzed while the group sipped on the 2021 Rosato, 2019 Vermentino and 2019 Sangiovese. Each with its own delicious flavor and deep roots of history. Highlights of the episode include a 600lb pig, taste off between Clemente's and Lawler's ravioli and malfatti, and the rich legacy of Migliavacca Wine Company. Tune in for an episode full of heart warming restoration and local charm.
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All jokes aside this podcast is hilarious! Great wine education + super entertaining guests like Jean.
Hillary is so funny, and this podcast is the BOMB. I’m learning so much about wine. And Hillary is SMOKIN.