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.
We Got Into Yale feat. Joel Gott
Episode 24 is full of fun with special guest Joel Gott. The police logs from August 2021 and August 1996 were reviewed. Learn about his journey of becoming one of the valleys most well known restauranteur and wine maker. A episode rich of St. Helena history and the power of passion, timing and environment. The group shared a Charbonita rose by Matt Morris which was delicious and refreshing. Highlights of the episode include stolen craft beer, a tussle at Ana's Cantina, and a mysterious white tuxedo. Enjoy another marvelous episode of Nine One Wine!
Rave on Hwy 29 feat. Thomas Rivers Brown
Episode 23 dives in with special guest Thomas Rivers Brown and all his wine making wisdom. Hear about his various projects including Mending Wall, Caterwaul, Rivers Marie, Elusa Winery at the new Four Seasons Resort and many more. The group enjoyed two special wines as a homage to the year Thomas first discovered the police log. Both Cabernet Sauvignons from Oakville, the 1999 Heitz Cellars Martha's Vineyard and the 1999 Mondavi "Marjories Sunrise" were savored. The July 1999 and July 2021 police log were reviewed with highlights including shirtless interns, wild confetti, rave dancing on Highway 29 and a rowdy bocce game. Enjoy another delightful episode full of classic Napa Valley crime and even better wine.
Oranges, the new gateway drug feat. Anthony Biagi & Jesse Fox
Episode 22 welcomes two guests, Anthony Biagi and Jesse Fox, to review the June 2021 and August 1993 police logs and discuss the hot topics of the Napa Valley. Learn about each winemakers individual journey through their own projects and in combination at Amici Cellars. The group enjoyed multiple wines including Amici Hyde Chardonnay, Amici Morisoli Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 and Hourglass Estates Cabernet Sauvignon 2015. All unique and delicious in flavor. Savory food was sponsored by Legit Previsions, listen in for a special discount code. Highlights of the episode include Lyman Park scandals, Pacaso housing, contractor stings, and what constitutes a warming fire. Enjoy another fabulous Nine One Wine episode.
ABCs of Accounting, Blotto and California Hate feat. The CPA Gang
Nine One Wine welcomed the local CPA gang for an episode full of breaking down the police log. This crime heavy episode includes the May 2021 St. Helena police log and a special treat of a April 2021 Montana police blotter. The group enjoyed a Pride 2020 Viognier and a Pride 2018 Cabernet Franc. Learn about Pride winery and how it is unique in splitting the Napa, Sonoma county line. Highlights of the episode include a rowdy party bus, the creatures of St. Helena, and the hate crime of being a "Californian". Enjoy as the group plays the original game, "Blotto". A combination of bingo and the police log. Stay tuned for the crazy crimes of Napa Valley.
Raccoon Rumination and Grape Vinification feat. Jean Hoefliger
Episode 20 is a special treat with Swiss born wine maker Jean Hoefliger. Learn about his global experience in wine making and how that changes the techniques used in oenology. The delicious 2018 AXR v madrone vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon was shared at the beautiful and historic AXR property. Learn the history of the property and all the ways it has been utilized; from brothel, restaurant to winery. Highlights of the episode include haunted stories, attacking bees, trapping raccoons, and door bell ditching. Another great episode with the reminder that wine brings people together and provides happiness.
Cinema and a Crystal Ball feat. Roman Coppola & Jennifer Furches
As the one year anniversary of the pandemic passes by Episode 19 jumps into with special guests Roman Coppola and Jennifer Furches. Learn the inside scoop on their many achievements and their latest projects while reviewing the March 2021 police log. The group enjoyed a bottle of the RC Reserve Syrah, that was originally produced in preparation for Roman's 40th birthday. Learn the inspiration behind the slight change seen on each label. A bottle of the "family wine" was also savored while learning about the Ikea bag measurement unit. Highlights of the episode include crystal balls, history of Inglenook winery, and the excess consumption of alcohol. Enjoy another delightful episode of Nine One Wine.
“Under the influence of something”
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.