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It’s a new year and that means New Year’s Resolution time! This year, Jean-Charles wants to become more powerful so we have him working out with some of our top Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignons.
Featuring: Raymond Napa Valley Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, 1881 Napa Cabernet Sauvignon, Durant & Booth Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, Raymond Generations Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, and Chateau Buena Vista Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
CLASSICS OF THE NEW WORLD WITH BRITISH MASTER OF WINE TIM ATKIN
We are joined by one of the world’s leading wine educators from the other side of the “pond”.
Featuring: Chateau Buena Vista Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon and DeLoach Russian River Valley Pinot Noir
BUT FIRST, BRUNCH
Brunching is a favorite pastime for many of us and we have the ultimate combo for you.
Featuring: JCB Gin and Jean-Louis Blanc de Blancs Sparkling Wine
FROM BURNING MAN TO NAPA VALLEY WITH AUTHOR JENNIFER RAISER
See our beautiful world through the eyes of a well-traveled author with a diverse range of interests that are connected through wine.
Featuring: Beau Monde Blanc de Blancs Sparkling Wine and Secret Indulgence Tarot Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
CHRIS BLANCHARD – UNITED SOMMELIER FOUNDATION
The United Sommelier’s Foundation Co-Founder Reveals the Success of 2020’s Efforts.
Featuring: Raymond Vineyards North Coast Sauvignon Blanc and Raymond Vineyards Sommelier Selection Cabernet Sauvignon
HAPPY AS A CLAM
Cold winter days yearn for a cup of hot clam chowder.
Featuring: Bouchard Aine & Fils IGP Chardonnay and Pinot Noir
COZY WINTER VIBES
A little spirit to warm the soul.
Featuring: JCB Vodka and JCB Gin
RED WINES AND CHOCOLATE WITH CHRIS KOLLAR
Not all wines pair well with chocolate – tune in to learn more with a master chocolatier.
Featuring: JCB Passion Red Blend and JCB French Kiss Sparkling Gamay
It’s National Popcorn Day!
Featuring: R|Collection Sauvignon Blanc and R|Collection Field Blend
THREE NUTS OF NAPA WITH TROIS NOIX AND ACCENDO VINTNER JAIME ARAUJO
Meet a globe-trotting scion of one of Napa Valley’s royal families who is also a co-founder of Trois Noix Wines.
Featuring: The wines of Accendo and Trois Noix
EVERY DAY WE’RE BRUSSELIN’
Brussels Sprouts are in season and they are one delicious vegetable when served up right!
Featuring: Fortant Chardonnay and Bonpas Cotes-du-Rhone
INSIDE THE MIND OF WORLD-RENOWNED VISUAL ARTIST SYNTHIA SAINT JAMES
They say we eat with our eyes, but our guest artist and author knows that we drink with our eyes as well.
Featuring: LVE Chardonnay and Frenchie Winery Collage Red Wine
GROWING OUTSIDE THE LINES WITH LATE NITE ART’S ADAM ROSENDAHL
Learn how this creative development lab elevates communication and culture in the most unique way possible.
Featuring: DeLoach Pinot Gris and DeLoach Marin County Pinot Noir
GETTING TO THE ROOT OF IT
Our winter garden is in full swing and, we will explore celery root.
Featuring: Chateau Buena Vista Carneros Chardonnay and Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir
SOUL LIGHT FOR THE DARK NIGHT WITH AUTHORS PATRICK & SUE FLEMING
A necessary conversation about daily meditations of healing after trauma.
Featuring: JCB No 49 Chardonnay and JCB Alchemy of Dreams “Five Senses” Pinot Noir
A TASTE OF NAPA VALLEY
A look inside the refreshed Oakville Grocery store.
Featuring: 1881 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
A CALIFORNIA CHANTEUSE IN PARIS WITH JAZZ VOCALIST SACHA BOUTROS
A sultry-voiced singer from San Diego finds her stride in the City of Lights.
Featuring: Jean-CLaude Boisset “Les Ursulines” Bourgogne Chardonnay and Maison Bouachon Chateauneuf-du-Pape
BEAUTY IS ZIN THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER WITH WINE COUNTRY PHOTOGRAPHER ALEXANDER RUBIN
A visual artist turns a trained eye to an underappreciated grape with deep roots in Sonoma County.
Featuring: Wattle Creek Sparkling Zinfandel and Wattle Creek Rockpile Zinfandel
SPRING OR WINTER?
Whether it’s 6 more weeks of winter or an early spring… we’ve got your cocktail! Jean-Charles and Donnell whip up two delicious cocktails no matter what the future weather looks like.
Featuring: JCB Gin and LVE Sparkling French Rosé
EXPLORING BLACK PARIS WITH TOUR GURU RICKI STEVENSON
Discover the haunts and hangouts made famous by African Americans in the City of Lights with an expert on Black History in France.
Featuring: Haute Couture Limited Edition and
Bouchard Fixin “La Mazière”
ADVENTURES IN SAUCES
Nothing says Superbowl quite like wings! We join Chef Rafael as he makes his favorite wing recipes for Jean-Charles.
Featuring: Lyeth California Red Wine and a beer from Oakville Grocery Brewing
WINE AS OBJET D’ART WITH CONTEMPORARY ART ADVISOR WENDY POSNER
Wine has always been an art for the nose, but some bottles are worth collecting for their artistry as well.
Featuring: Frenchie Betsy Ross White Blend and Frenchie “Royale” Red Blend
GREAT WINE MADE SIMPLE WITH MASTER SOMMELIER ANDREA ROBINSON
One of the first women to earn celebrity somm status reminds us that wine is supposed to be fun, not formidable.
Featuring: Buena Vista La Victoire Brut Rosé
and Buena Vista Bela’s Selection Pinot Noir
ROMANCE IS IN THE AIR
With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, we learn how to make fondue for two!
Featuring: JCB No 69 Sparkling Rosé and Raymond Napa Valley Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
DIRECT FROM THE CELLAR
Support the Napa Valley Vintners through an online auction showcasing some very rare bottles of wine from Napa Valley. Bidding opens on Zachys platform on February 11 and closes on February 20.
Featuring: Raymond Generations Cabernet Sauvignon and JCB Surrealist
FORGING FOR BLACK GOLD
We are celebrating truffle season with a delightful pasta dish with truffle butter and shaved truffle topping.
Featuring: JCB Truffle Vodka and J. Moreau & Fils Chablis 1er Cru “Montmains”
INSPIRED HOSPITALITY WITH VISIONARY HOTELIERS MARK & DIANA KESSLER
We explore exceptional single-vineyard wines with the power couple of the boutique hotel world.
Featuring: DeLoach Hawk Hill Chardonnay and DeLoach Estate Pinot Noir
WHY WE PRUNE
We join Sophie Drucker in the vineyard with Jean-Charles Boisset and discuss the art of pruning as we prepare for the 2021 vintage.
Featuring: Chateau Buena Vista Napa and Sonoma Proprietary Red Wine and Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
THE ALL-ACCESS WINE PASS WITH SOMMELIER & WINE JUDGE EDUARDO DINGLER
A noted online tastemaker joins us to talk about Sonoma wines and how the internet is helping to bring wine country to wine lovers at home.
Featuring: Buena Vista Sonoma County Chardonnay and Buena Vista Alexander Valley Zinfandel
THE WORLD IS YOUR LOBSTER
Cooking should be easy, fun, and most of all delicious!
Featuring: Raymond Napa Valley Reserve Sauvignon Blanc and Raymond Family Classic North Coast Cabernet Sauvignon
REBIRTH OF GRAPES WITH MASTER OF WINE CHRISTY CANTERBURY
A Brooklyn tastemaker explains how exceptional grapes are resurrected as fine wines and why the physical restraints of glass and cork protect them from the ravages of time.
Featuring: Secret Indulgence “Restrained” Red Blend and Secret Indulgence “Resurrection” Red Blend
BEHIND THE SCENES
Jean-Charles Boisset sits down with Director of Winemaking, Stephanie Putnam to talk about her love of Napa Valley, Cabernet Sauvignon, and what inspired her to start a career in wine.
Featuring: Raymond Napa Valley Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon and Raymond Vineyards Rutherford District Cabernet Sauvignon
WINE IN THE WHITE HOUSE WITH AUTHOR FREDERICK J. RYAN JR.
The publisher and CEO of the Washington Post takes a deep dive into American wines served by past Presidents.
Featuring: JCB No 81 Chardonnay and JCB No 7 Pinot Noir
COMBINING HOPE AND CULINARY EXPERTISE WITH SALVATION ARMY CHEF PAUL FIELDS
The Salvation Army’s Napa Valley Culinary Training Academy welcomes people who have struggled to develop kitchen skills from Executive Chef Paul Fields.
With spring right around the corner, we learn how to #startagarden from seeds!
Featuring: DeLoach Russian River Valley Chardonnay and Pinot Noir
EATING AND DRINKING FOR A LIVING WITH CELEB CHEF JAY DUCOTE
One of the country’s most entertaining chefs dishes on why easy-drinking blends pair so well with his killer tacos.
Featuring: Wattle Creek White Blend and Wattle Creek Red Blend
A TWO GLASS LUNCH
The art of lunching in Napa Valley.
Featuring: R|Collection Chardonnay and R|Collection Cabernet Sauvignon
EAT, SLAY, LOVE WITH CULINARY IMAGINARIUM JACK GIBBONS
Find out why restaurants are at the heart of our society with a legendary Dallas restaurateur.
Featuring: JCB 21 Brut and Chateau Buena Vista Red Blend
CONJURING NAPA VALLEY MAGIC WITH MENTALIST JAY ALEXANDER
Life is a Cabernet for one of the Bay Area’s most entertaining magicians.
Featuring: Raymond Le Cabaret Brut and Raymond Calistoga Disctrict Collection Cabernet Sauvignon
IN LIKE A LION, OUT LIKE A LAMB
March brings grazing sheep to the vineyard!
Featuring: Buena Vista North Coast Pinot Noir and Chardonnay
INTEGRATIVE WELLNESS WITH CHIROPRACTIC NEUROLOGIST DR. SERGIO AZZOLINO
A leading clinician in the field helps us understand this multi-disciplinary approach to longevity medicine.
Featuring: Raymond Vineyards Signature Collection Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay
As we approach St. Patrick’s Day, we are mad green for some libations!
Featuring: JCB Vodka and Gin
THE INVISIBLE ESSENTIALS WITH MASTER ORGANIC GARDNER JEFF COX
Dig deep into the soil of Sonoma with one of the county’s most respected gardeners and wine authors.
Featuring: DeLoach Estate Chardonnay and DeLoach Maboroshi Vineyard Pinot Noir
Traditional Irish fare for such an occasion.
Featuring: JCB No. 21 Brut Sparkling Wine and Chateau Buena Vista Pinot Noir
A YEAR IN THE LIVE: AN ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
Join us to celebrate a year of unforgettable guests and irresistible wines.
Featuring: JCB GALA Rosé and JCB Alchemy of Dreams Zinfandel
A SPRING IN YOUR STEP
It’s true, spring is right around the corner!
Featuring: DeLoach California Pinot Noir and Chardonnay
A QUESTION OF CONFIDENCE WITH SOMMELIER MARNIE OLD & WINEMAKER STEPHANIE PUTNAM
Women often make better sommeliers and winemakers thanks to their sensitivity to scent and flavor, but often simply lack confidence in their wine skills.
Featuring: Raymond Exclusive Zinfandel and Raymond District Collection Cabernet Sauvignon
KEEN AS MUSTARD
From a flower to a seed to mustard… anything is possible!
Featuring: DeLoach Heritage Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
CHANNELING INNER BEAUTY WITH AESTHETIC PLASTIC SURGEON DR. BRYANT TOTH
A master of the craft helps us understand advances in recreating a youthful, natural appearance.
Featuring: JCB Tiger Red Blend and JCB No 1 Cabernet Sauvignon
A joyous festival marking the triumph of good over evil.
Featuring: J’Noon Red Wine and JCB No 47
A PUP’S PLACE IN HISTORY WITH PET PORTRAITIST CAROL LEW
It’s all about the animals with one of the world’s leading pet-centered painters and the mind behind our Frenchie labels.
Featuring: Frenchie Celebration White Blend and Frenchie Collage Red Blend
RESTORATIVE HEALTH WITH NATUROPATHIC MEDICAL DOCTOR JOHN MONAGLE
Learn about new ways to help people live long, healthy, happy, and pain-free lives.
Featuring: DeLoach Petaluma Gap Riesling and DeLoach Stubbs Vineyard Pinot Noir
GETTING TO KNOW BRIAN
Jean-Charles sits down with Sonoma Director of Winemaking Brian Maloney
Featuring: DeLoach Estate Pinot Noir and Amphora Wines
CALIFORNIA ELEGANCE WITH CO-AUTHORS CHRISTINE SUPPES & FREDERIC ARANDA
Explore California’s most elegant wines alongside portraits and stories from the final frontier.
Featuring: Wattle Creek Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir and Wattle Creek Grenache
It’s all about those eggs… from decorating to making a tasty appetizer!
Featuring: Chateau Buena Vista Carneros Chardonnay and Chateau Buena Vista Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir
CALIFORNIA SUSTAINABILITY WITH THE WINE INSTITUTE’S ALLISON JORDAN
Sustainability in the wine industry is more important than ever. Meet one of the women leading the charge.
Featuring: DeLoach Mendocino Chardonnay and DeLoach Saitone Vineyard Zinfandel
NAPA VALLEY’S FIRST HISTORY MUSEUM WITH WINE AUTHOR KAREN MACNEIL
She wrote the bible of wine, has created her own line of unique glassware, and has influenced our industry for decades. Meet this highly awarded author and receive special savings on her book and glassware at KarenMacNeil.com. Use code JCB2021.
Featuring: 1881 Napa Sauvignon Blanc and 1881 Founders Red Blend
ADVENTURES IN HEALTHY COOKING
In honor of Down to Earth Month, we raided the garden to make one delightful and flavorful salad.
Featuring: Lyeth Sonoma County Red Wine
EMPOWERED MOVEMENT & MINDSET WITH HEALTH COACH OLIVEYAH FISCH
Take your mindset to the next level as we get real and honest about life and how to stay balanced and happy.
Featuring: Wattle Creek Petaluma Gap Chardonnay and Wattle Creek Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
SAVING CHILDREN’S LIVES
Jean-Charles visits with the driving forces behind the Southwest Florida Wine Fest, Sandy Stilwell Youngquist and Gina Birch.
Featuring: JCB No 8 Brut, Crémant de Bourgogne
LVE EN ROSE WITH SINGER-SONGWRITER SIEDAH GARRETT
Take an inspiring journey through the incredible career of this recording artist and collaborator to the biggest musical stars in history.
Featuring: LVE Sparkling French Rosé and LVE Cabernet Sauvignon
RUSSIAN RIVER FROM THE AIR WITH HELICO SONOMA
Rise above the clouds and get a new perspective on wine country with the team who rules the sky.
Featuring: DeLoach Ritchie Vineyard Chardonnay and DeLoach Estate Pinot Noir
From solar panels to water conservation and all that’s in-between.
Featuring: Raymond Vineyards 1 1/2 Acre Napa Valley Red Wine
DOWN TO EARTH AT DELOACH
Organic and Biodynamically farmed since 2009, we tour the DeLoach Estate with winemaker, Brian Maloney and Jean-Charles Boisset.
Featuring: DeLoach Estate Vineyard Chardonnay and Estate Vineyard Pinot Noir
EXPLORING RAYMOND VINEYARDS
Jean-Charles explores the beauty of Raymond Vineyards and shares some exciting news for its revival in May 2021!
Featuring: Raymond Generations Cabernet Sauvignon
THE CHEMISTRY OF ANCIENT WINE WITH ARCHAEOLOGIST DR. PATRICK MCGOVERN
How the scientific discoveries of the earliest chemically confirmed grape wines from the Middle East and China shaped this brilliant author’s life.
Featuring: DeLoach Le Royal Blanc de Noirs and DeLoach OFS Chardonnay
THE ART OF BLENDING
A front row seat at the blending of the 2019 Generations with Jean-Charles Boisset, Stephanie Putnam, Philippe Melka, Thane Knutson and Kathy George.
Featuring: Raymond Generations Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
HOW TO TASTE LIKE A MASTER OF WINE WITH ROBERT PARKER EDITOR-IN-CHIEF, LISA PERROTTI-BROWN, MW
This phenomenal Master of Wine is back with us to explore our palates and learn the tricks of the trade!
Featuring: LVE Sparkling Brut Blanc de Blancs and JCB Passion
We are celebrating Mother Earth and the beginning of the 2021 vintage.
Featuring: Raymond Napa Valley Red Wine
THE LIFE OF O’BRIEN’S WITH MASTER OF WINE LYNNE COYLE
We explore North Coast wines with the tastemaker responsible for the selection at Ireland’s largest family-owned drinks retailer.
Featuring: Raymond “Exclusive Selection” Sauvignon Blanc and Raymond Family Classic Cabernet Sauvignon
BLEND THE OLD WORLD & THE NEW WITH VINFOLIO CHAIRMAN DON ST. PIERRE
Explore a San Francisco-based fine wine specialist that touts a 360-degree solution for fine wine drinkers and collectors.
Featuring: Fortant Minervois La Liviniere and Lyeth Sonoma Red Blend
RUN OF THE ROSES
The Kentucky Derby calls for Mint Juleps and lots of roses!
Featuring: JCB Spirits – Vodka and Gin
GOING ONCE, GOING TWICE WITH NAPA AUCTIONEER FRITZ HATTON
Can you keep up with our guest tonight?? This beloved auctioneer shares his tips and tricks for engaging a crowd.
Featuring: Raymond Le Cabaret Brut and Raymond Exclusive Selection Zinfandel
A DIFFERENT KIND OF TASTING
We not only make wine but, also vinegar!
Featuring: Assorted vinegar.
THE WAY OF THE ZEN WARRIOR WITH KAJUKENBO GRANDMASTER GLEN FRATICELLI
A master of two extremes joins us to talk about balance and important it is to understand and utilize our bodies.
Featuring: JCB No 34 Brut Rosé and JCB Knockout Red Blend
A RAYMOND VINEYARDS UNVEILING
We go to Raymond Vineyards for the unveiling of our fabulous new road… leading to a revitalization of our beloved winery!
Featuring: 2018 Generations Cabernet Sauvignon
A YEAR IN THE MAKING
We are celebrating one year of JCB LIVE Wine Styles! Take a look back on some of our favorite episodes.
A MODERN-DAY BROTHERHOOD WITH KNIGHTS OF THE VINE PAT PINGITORE
Learn about an organization modeled on the ancient wine brotherhoods of France that is dedicated to the promotion of American wines.
Featuring: Buena Vista Tokaj Furmint and Buena Vista “The Countess” Red Blend
BREAKFAST FOR MOM!
We are celebrating Mother’s Day with the ultimate breakfast- Eggs Benedict! Under the expert instruction of Chef Rafa we create this Mother’s Day favorite.
Featuring: JCB No 21 Sparkling Brut
TIME FLIES WITH WINE WATCH FOUNDER ANDREW LAMPASONE
One of Florida’s leading fine wine retailers joins us to contemplate how California winemaking has changed in recent decades.
Featuring: DeLoach OFS Chardonnay and DeLoach Stubbs Vineyard Pinot Noir
A GLOBAL WINE PERSPECTIVE WITH MASTER OF WINE CLARE TOOLEY
An International wine buyer shares her journey across the globe and her search for the perfect wines for lucky club members.
Featuring: JCB No 33 Chardonnay and Skull Bracelet Red Blend
A FIZZY DAY
One of New Orleans’ most famous cocktails, we explore the joy of making a Gin Fizz. Created by Henry C. Ramos in 1888 at his bar, the Imperial Cabinet Saloon!
Featuring: JCB Gin
TAKING RISKS IN POKER AND LIFE WITH UNDERGROUND CELLAR’S JEFF SHAW
Things get wild at Wappo Hill as this poker-playing risk-taker invites Jean-Charles into his world of ideas.
Featuring: Buena Vista Eleonora’s Chardonnay and Buena Vista Alexander Valley Zinfandel
EXPLORATION OF SPRING
Chef DAT and Chef Ryan join us at Raymond Vineyards and prepare one of their favorite dishes and boy, it sure does not disappoint!
Featuring: Jean-Claude Boisset Marsannay, J. Moreau & Fils Chablis Premier Cru Vaucopin, and Bouchard Aine & Fils Bourgogne Chardonnay
INDULGE IN LUXURIES WITH DANNINI JEWELRY OWNERS JERI SLATER & LARRY MAGART
Discover the connections between fine wines and luxury jewelry with a pair of pioneering jewelers who launched their own wine club.
Featuring: Chateau Buena Vista Chardonnay and Chateau Buena Vista Cabernet Sauvignon
THE NOSE KNOWS BEST WITH FRAGRANCE CURATOR FRANCOIS DUQUESNE
An entrepreneur of scent joins us to explore the vivid perfumes of aromatic unoaked white wines, herbal Sauvignon Blanc, and floral Viognier.
Featuring: Wattle Creek Russian River Valley Sauvignon Blanc and Wattle Creek Viognier
Donnell shares her favorite go-to summer cocktail with Jean-Charles.
Featuring: JCB Vodka
OF FROTH & FROSTING WITH CUPCAKES & BUBBLES FOUNDER CAILEAN GYSLER
Do you dream of pairing sparkling wines and cupcakes? This innovative Texas wine bar is just for you!
Featuring: Haute Couture Limited Edition and Foreverness Brut Blanc de Blancs
A NICE SPRING SALAD
We have the perfect salad for you to enjoy this spring and summer.
Featuring: Fortant Rosé and Chardonnay
ALL ABOUT WINEAPAWLOOZA WITH SOMMTV’S JASON WISE AND MASTER OF WINE VANESSA CONLIN
Learn about this warm, fuzzy wine auction to help animals and their humans by supporting Jameson Humane.
Special Offer: Use code JCB60 for 60% off the first 6 months of SOMM TV.
Featuring: Buena Vista Eleanora’s Selection Chardonnay and Buena Vista Alexander Valley Zinfandel
THE MAN BEHIND DOMINUS WITH BORDEAUX LEGEND CHRISTIAN MOUEIX
We talk Napa Valley red blends with the man who put Pétrus on the map and has led a quiet revolution in winemaking.
Featuring: Dominus wines, JCB GALA Platinum, and JCB Passion Red Blend
NATIONAL WINE DAY
On this National Wine Day, we explore the many wines of Oakville Wine Merchant.
FEEL THE WILD WITH SOLO WILDERNESS EXPLORER DANIEL FOX
An explorer and photographer of the world’s wild places discovers the joys of fine wines fermented with “wild” yeasts.
Featuring: JCB No 49 Chardonnay and JCB No 6 Pinot Noir
MASTER OF THE GRILL
We are grilling up flat iron steak with chimichurri sauce in honor of International Chardonnay Day and Memorial Day- there’s a lot to celebrate.
Featuring: Raymond Napa Valley Reserve Chardonnay and Red Wine
SUSTAINABLE DIPLOMACY WITH PHILIPPE ÉTIENNE, US AMBASSADOR OF FRANCE
An honored guest joins Jean-Charles to discuss sustainability and entrepreneurship as they sample some unique Franco-American wines.
Featuring: JCB No 3 Pinot Noir and Boisset “Victory Day” Red Blend
JOY & SERENITY WITH ACTRESS-PHILANTHROPIST JANE SEYMOUR
A legendary actress on her inspiring next chapter and our new wine benefiting her worthy cause.
Featuring: JCB No 24 Brut and JCB Joy & Serenity
Buena Vista Winery Premiere Napa Valley Lot No 13 – Bidding opens Wednesday, June 2, 2021.
Featuring: Buena Vista 2019 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Premiere Napa Valley Lot
Raymond Vineyards Premiere Napa Valley Lot No. 99 – Bidding opens Wednesday, June 2.
Featuring: Raymond 2019 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Premiere Napa Valley Lot
RESILIENCE & HOSPITALITY WITH VISIT NAPA VALLEY PRESIDENT LINSEY GALLAGHER
Explore how the Napa Valley economy is bouncing back, fueled by our incredible wineries, restaurants, and hotels.
Featuring: Raymond Le Cabaret Sparkling Brut and1881 Napa Cabernet Sauvignon
CRACKING THE UNSPOKEN CODE WITH BUSINESS AUTHOR MARJA NORRIS
An expert in gender communications shares no-nonsense advice for today’s businesswomen and for the companies that want to hire them.
Featuring: Wattle Creek Sparkling Blanc de Blancs and Wattle Creek Rockpile Zinfandel
HOT SAUCE BOSSES WITH CRY BABY CRAIG’S FOUNDERS CRAIG KAISER AND SAM BONIN
Two hot-sauce magnates help us decide whether spicy foods pair better with lighter, sweeter whites that soothe the palate or with peppery-scented Rhône red blends.
Featuring: J Moreau Vouvray and Bouachon Gigondas
THE ORIGINAL FLYING WINEMAKER WITH LEGENDARY WINE FIXER MICHEL ROLLAND
We meet the man who changed Bordeaux forever and brought its techniques to countless wineries around the globe.
Featuring: JCB Passion Sparkling Brut and JCB No 10 Cabernet Sauvignon
ALL HAIL THE BEAR FLAG WITH SENATOR BILL DODD
California’s Bear Flag was hoisted first 175 years ago in Sonoma near the site of the vineyard that would become Buena Vista. Senator Bill Dodd joins us to mark the historic occasion.
Featuring: Buena Vista Jovita’s Selection Chardonnay and Buena Vista 1857 Red Blend
A.P. WINE CALCULUS WITH TASTEMAKER ANNETTE ALVAREZ-PETERS
One of the world’s leading wine buyers clues us into her secrets for finding value in Burgundy.
Featuring: Jean-Claude Boisset Aligoté “Les Moutots” and Jean-Claude Boisset Haute-Côtes de Nuits “Les Dames Huguettes”
CREATING THE LEGACY OF FAMILY FARMING WITH VINTNER GRAEME MACDONALD
We meet one of the brothers with historic roots who shares the important stories of their family’s land.
Featuring: Raymond Le Cabaret Sparkling Brut
THIS WINE SPEAKS VOLUMES WITH LABEL GURU AMIR KHOSHNIYATI
Discover what awaits in the future of packaging with one of the industry leaders from Avery Dennison.
Featuring: JCB No. 9 Brut and JCB Passion Red Blend
UNLEASHING THE VISIONARY WITHIN WITH CREATIVE ENTREPRENEUR MARYAM AHMED AND BUSINESS MANAGER JENAE PATRICK
What do you get when you combine passionate people, an idea, and a kind-of-sort-of plan?
Featuring: DeLoach Rosé of Pinot Noir and DeLoach Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir
ALL IN THE FAMILY WITH ANGELA AIELLO
One of Canada’s leading wine educators weighs in on the best wine styles for everyday family dinners.
Featuring: Raymond Family Classic Chardonnay and Raymond Family Classic Cabernet Sauvignon
THE ENERGY OF INVENTIVENESS WITH PAINTER CHAZ GUEST
One of the West Coast’s leading artists shares how red wines help channel and refresh his creative energies.
Featuring: Raymond Napa Valley Zinfandel and Raymond District Collection St. Helena Cabernet Sauvignon
MIXING IT UP WITH CAVIAR LEGEND POLINA STEIER & MASTER MIXOLOGIST BRIAN VAN FLANDERN
The founder of Caviar Affair magazine joins us along with a self-identified “spirits nerd” and industry leader to concoct some delicious cocktails using JCB Collection wine and spirits with a dash of Caviar Gems!
Featuring: JCB Caviar Vodka
GO FOURTH IN STYLE WITH AUTHOR AND VINTNER BLAKESLEY CHAPPELLET
A Pritchard Hill vintner shares inspiring table-setting ideas for celebrating Independence Day.
Featuring: Chappellet Signature Cabernet Sauvignon and Chenin Blanc
TAKING STOCK OF COOPER’S HAWK WITH FOUNDER TIM McENERNY
Meet a mover and shaker whose projects are disrupting the wine and hospitality trades for the benefit of wine lovers.
Featuring: JCB No 8 Sparkling Cremant and Raymond Generations Cabernet Sauvignon
GROWING UP BETWEEN THE VINES WITH LISA PEJU
A second-generation Napa Valley vintner shares her story of joining the family business.
Featuring: Peju Sauvignon Blanc
AN EYE FOR TALENT WITH TELEVISION PRODUCER KEN WARWICK
The creator of American Idol talks wine and creativity in a new era of television.
Featuring: Raymond Le Cabaret Sparkling Brut and JCB Knockout Red Blend
RUTHERFORD DUST SOCIETY WITH EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SARA SOERGEL
Learn why the Rutherford sub-district of Napa Valley has earned admirers around the globe for its unique terroir.
Featuring: JCB No 16 White Blend, 1881 Napa Founders Red Blend, and Raymond District Collection Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon
ROLLING IN DOUGH WITH NAPA VALLEY BAKERY OWNER SARAH HANSEN
Discover what bread and wine have in common as we meet the family behind St. Helena’s Model Bakery.
Featuring: LVE Sparkling Blanc de Blancs and LVE Napa Chardonnay
FROM BERKELEY TO GALILEE WITH COVENANT FOUNDER JEFF MORGAN
Discover this inspiring project producing exceptional wines in both California and Israel.
Featuring: JCB Passion Sparkling and the wines of Covenant
WINE JOURNEYS WITH TRAVEL EXPERT MR. SCOTT EDDY
A globe-trotting aficionado of tourism demonstrates the power of imported wines to transport us abroad with their scent and flavor.
Featuring: J. Moreau & Fils Chablis and Bouachon Chateauneuf-du-Pape “Dédication”
THE FEMALE INFLUENCE FROM FRANCE WITH JC’S THREE FAVORITE WOMEN: HIS MOTHER CLAUDINE, HIS SISTER NATHALIE AND HIS WIFE GINA
After over a year apart, Jean-Charles visits his hometown in Burgundy and spends time with his beloved mother, sister and of course Gina… Tune in to hear how the women in his life have influenced and inspired him!
Featuring: JCB No 65 Sparkling Rosé, Jean-Claude Boisset Chambolle-Musigny, and Domaine de la Vougeraie Vougeot 1er Cru “Les Cras”
CAPTURING THE ESSENCE OF HOSPITALITY WITH LEGENDARY PAINTER GUY BUFFET & YOUNTVILLE ARTS COMMISSIONER NOEL RESNICK
Years spent working in restaurants and resorts in France provided this master of his craft with boundless inspiration.
Featuring: Bouchard Aine & Fils Meursault and Domaine de la Vougeraie Nuits St Georges “Les Damodes”
IN FARMLAND WE TRUST WITH AGRICULTURAL CONSERVATIONIST RALPH GROSSI
A past president of the American Farmland Trust shares the importance of preserving agricultural land with an eye to a balanced environment.
Featuring: OGC Chardonnay and OGC Zinfandel
REACHING FOR THE STARS WITH SAC HIGH SCIENCE TEACHER DOMINA STAMAS
Meet one of the elite group of teachers invited to participate in NASA’s “Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors” Training Program.
Featuring: JCB No 76 Chardonnay and JCB No 37 Pinot Noir
A SENSUALIST’S GUIDE TO ORGANIC WINE WITH SENSORY SOMMELIER ÉVA-MARIE LIND
An aromatherapy author joins us for an exploration of the olfactory realm conjured by California’s original organic winery, Frey Vineyards.
Featuring: Frey Vineyards wines
MAKING WINE THE ORGANIC WAY WITH MENDOCINO WINEMAKER RANDY MEYER
We’ll explore soulful wines from a family-owned estate that helped pioneer organic viticulture in Mendocino County.
Featuring: BARRA of Mendocino 2018 Petit Sirah
LOTSA MOZZA WITH CHEF NASH COGNETTI
Jean-Charles learns to make fresh mozzarella at one of Napa Valley’s top event venues, Tre Posti in St. Helena.
Featuring: Wattle Creek Sparkling Zinfandel and Wattle Creek White Blend
TOWN & COUNTY WITH NAPA COUNTY SUPERVISOR ALFREDO PEDROZA
Napa Valley is home to America’s most prestigious vineyards and wines from the larger Napa County are getting more attention as well!
Featuring: Raymond “Nostalgic” Napa County Chardonnay and Raymond Generations Cabernet Sauvignon
KEEPING IT SURREAL WITH ALCHEMY OF DREAMS PAINTER STANISLAS KOSTKA
Explore two of our favorite Alchemy of Dreams wines with the two creators of this incredible artist’s series featuring surrealist paintings.
Featuring: JCB Alchemy of Dreams “Five Senses” Pinot Noir and JCB Alchemy of Dreams “Femininity” Red Blend
GETTING RIGHT SIDE UP WITH SIDEWAYS AUTHOR REX PICKETT
We explore Pinot Noirs from both Marin and Mendocino Counties with the man who helped fuel the grape’s popularity.
Featuring: Buena Vista Private Reserve Chardonnay
PROBIOTIC COCKTAILS WITH SOUL FIXX CEO ERIK FRITZ & MASTER BREWER RUBEN MORENO
Discover the smooth flavor of chef-inspired kombuchas and how well they marry with JCB’s own luxury spirits distilled from premium Burgundy wines.
Featuring: JCB Vodka
CAN YOU SAY “SOMLYAY”? WITH AWARD-WINNING WINE CONSULTANT ERIK SEGELBAUM
Explore the joys of lesser-known Burgundy styles with a leading sommelier and popularizer of fine wines.
Featuring: Jean-Claude Boisset Bourgogne Aligoté “Les Moutots” and Jean-Claude Boisset Marsannay Rouge
Wednesday, August 18
INSIDE AMERICA’S ORIGINAL WINE CLUB WITH PAUL KALEMKIARIAN
Hear the incredible story of how a California pharmacist created the Wine of the Month Club and how his son still personally selects each and every featured wine.
Featuring: Buena Vista The Count’s Selection Roussanne and The Sheriff of Buena Vista Red Blend
Friday, August 20
HOW TO DRINK LIKE A BILLIONAIRE WITH WINE AUTHOR MARK OLDMAN
One of the wine world’s most irrepressible personalities joins us to talk about why you need never overpay for wine again.
Featuring: Fortant Terroir d’Altitude Viognier and Fortant Terroir d’Altitude Malbec
Monday, August 23
PINOT NOIR IS THE UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE WITH MASTER SOMMELIER LARRY STONE
A sommelier turned vintner shares his passion for the world’s most expressive red grape.
Featuring: Lingua Franca Tongue ‘n Cheek Pinot Noir, Lingua Franca Chardonnay, Vougeraie Terres de Famille Bourgogne Pinot Noir, and DeLoach Maboroshi Vineyard Pinot Noir
Wednesday, August 25
WHERE MATH MEETS PUBLIC HEALTH WITH COMPUTATIONAL EPIDEMIOLOGIST DR. YULIN HSWEN
We meet a specialist in the pursuit of uncomfortable truths whose research seeks to identify authentic attitudes, feelings, and beliefs that influence health.
Featuring: Foreverness Chardonnay and Foreverness Cabernet Sauvignon
Friday, August 27
ULITMATE HOSPITALITY WITH GLOBAL HOTEL PHENOM JEAN-LOUIS BOTTIGLIERO
This lifelong luxury hotelier shares his secrets for creating unforgettable experiences.
Featuring: Jean-Claude Boisset Beaune 1er Cru “Les Grèves”
Monday, August 30
FUNNY THAT WAY WITH COMEDY PIONEER JULIA SCOTTI, FILMMAKER SUSAN SANDLER & NEWSWOMAN CATHY CALDWELL – Meet trans comedian Julia Scotti and the writer who produced and directed a poignant documentary about her incredible comeback story. Watch the Trailer
Featuring: JCB No 21 Sparkling Brut, Wattle Creek California Rosé, and Wattle Creek Alexander Valley Cabernet-Shiraz
Wednesday, September 1
THE NEXT NAPA VALLEY WITH PIONEERING VINTNER MICHAEL JUERGENS
Discover an emerging fine wine region nestled in the kingdom of Bhutan on the slopes of the Himalayas.
Featuring: Raymond District Collection Rutherford Merlot and Raymond 1 1/2 Acre Red Wine
Friday, September 3
A GREAT EYE FOR FINE WINE WITH LEGENDARY DESIGNER SUSAN PATE
Hear the incredible story of the talented designer behind iconic wines like Opus One and brands like Moët & Chandon.
Featuring: JCB Surrealist Brut Rosé, JCB Zebra Red Wine, and JCB Leopard Red Wine
Monday, September 6
FROM ALSACE TO CHINA WITH MASTER OF WINE JULIEN BOULARD
Explore the growth of wine appreciation in Asia through the eyes of a French wine educator who has made wine his life’s work and China his home.
Featuring: LVE French Rosé, Raymond Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, and DeLoach Russian River Valley Pinot Noir
Wednesday, September 8
BREWING UP GREAT WINES & BEERS WITH BREWER AND WINEMAKER NILE ZACHERLE
Learn why wine and beer have more in common than wine and spirits from a specialist who makes both fermented drinks at the highest level.
Featuring: Mad Fritz and Oakville Grocery Beer and the wines of David Arthur
Friday, September 10
SUPPORTING FIRST RESPONDERS WITH CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORMER JOE ALIOTO VERONESE
Learn about the importance of supporting the mental health of first responders from a civil rights attorney who has also served as San Francisco’s Fire Commissioner and Police Commissioner.
Featuring: Buena Vista The Deputy Petite Sirah and The Sheriff of Buena Vista Red Blend
Monday, September 13
GET IN ON THE AUCTION WITH SONOMA COUNTY VINTNERS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR MICHAEL HANEY
Incredible wines are going once, going twice, at the upcoming Sonoma County Wine Auction to invest in community.
Featuring: Buena Vista Sonoma County Chardonnay and Buena Vista Alexander Valley Zinfandel
Wednesday, September 15
CELEBRATING HISPANIC WINE HERITAGE WITH VINTNER AMELIA CEJA
Meet the first Mexican-American woman elected president of a California winery and the dynamo behind the success of Ceja Vineyards.
Featuring: Ceja Wines and Haute Couture French Bubbles
Friday, September 17
LEADING FINE WINE IN CHINA WITH DOMAINE FRANCO-CHINOIS’ RICHARD LI
Learn how the Chinese fine wine market is thriving with a leader who is tapping into the oldest grape-growing region in the country.
Featuring: Buena Vista Cabernet Sauvignon and DeLoach Russian River Valley Pinot Noir
Monday, September 20
A KALEIDOSCOPE OF FRAGRANCE WITH SNIFFAPALOOZA FOUNDER KAREN DUBIN
Discover why both wine and perfume are art made for the nose and learn more about our newest JCB fragrances!
Featuring: JCB French Kiss Rosé and the NEW JCB Fragrances
Wednesday, September 22
LET’S DANCE WITH ACROBATIC BALLET PERFORMERS ASHLEE MONTAGUE & RICHARD HANKES
Our guests are a couple in perpetual motion, from classical ballet to Cirque de Soleil, with a fascinating story to share.
Featuring: Raymond Le Cabaret Brut and
Raymond District Collection St. Helena Cabernet Sauvignon
Friday, September 24
SEEING NAPA THROUGH FRESH EYES WITH WINEOXPERIENCE FOUNDER NOËL BURGESS
Get a taste of the good life in wine country in a whole new way with the help of a passionate guide.
Featuring: LVE Sparkling Rosé and LVE Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
Monday, September 27
DARE TO BLEND WITH WINE AUTHOR & SOMMELIER MARNIE OLD
Learn how you can become a winemaker for a day, as we explore the art of blending our own personal cuvée of a Raymond Vineyards Napa Valley Red Blend!
Featuring: Raymond Winemaker for a Day Blending Experience
Wednesday, September 29
THE ARTIST’S PALATE WITH CONTEMPORARY LANDSCAPE PAINTER TIM HOWE
Discover the connection between painting and winemaking, where we try to capture the beauty of nature’s vivid colors and flavors.
Featuring: JCB Alchemy of Dreams “Five Senses” Pinot Noir and JCB Alchemy of Dreams “Ascension Cabernet Sauvignon
Friday, October 1
WINE MEETS TECH WITH PIX CEO PAUL MABRAY
Meet the mind behind the world’s first wine discovery platform, as we talk wine tech and envision the infinite possibilities.
Featuring: JCB Infinity Brut and JCB Passion Red Blend
Monday, October 4
BRINGING THE SPIRIT OF NAPA VALLEY TO CHOCOLATE MAKING WITH EARTH & SKY’S ROBBIE SCHMIDT
Which pairs best with chocolate: dry wine or sweet wine? The answer is both, of course, but the secret is to match the sugar content of your chocolate to the wine’s degree of dryness.
Featuring: Buena Vista “Raison d’Etre” Merlot and Buena Vista Tokaji Aszú
Wednesday, October 6
MASTERING THE WORLD WITH MASTER SOMMELIER EVAN GOLDSTEIN
Want to learn to taste wine with focus? Learn to taste blind the professional way with one of the world’s most energetic and irrepressible Master Sommeliers.
Featuring: JCB No 34 Brut Rosé
Friday, October 8
RAISING CAIN WITH WINEGROWER & CAIN GENERAL MANAGER CHRIS HOWELL
Learn how one incredible winery put Napa Valley’s Spring Mountain District on the map and what continues to distinguish their wines today.
Featuring: Cain wines and Foreverness Blanc de Blancs
Monday, October 11
A GRAND OPENING WORTH CELEBRATING WITH DIRECTOR OF WINE SCOTT TARWATER
We reveal a new wine created to celebrate the Grand Opening of The Palm restaurant in Houston!
Featuring: 2018 Butcher’s Choice Cabernet Sauvignon
Wednesday, October 13
THE ESSENTIAL NAPA VALLEY COOKBOOK WITH AUTHORS JESS LANDER AND ALEX RUBIN
Discover a first-of-its-kind collection of recipes from top Napa Valley restaurants and chefs created to provide Pandemic relief to Napa restaurant workers.
Featuring: 1881 Napa Chardonnay and 1881 Napa Cabernet Sauvignon
Friday, October 15
THE JUDGMENT OF NAPA WITH LUXURY WINE TRAVEL CONCIERGE ANGELA DUERR AND PETER MARKS, MW
We’ll recap the recent Judgment of Napa tasting and learn more about this touching tribute to our dear departed friend Steven Spurrier.
Featuring: Bride Valley Wines
Monday, October 18
BUILDING A BETTER NAPA COUNTY WITH COMMUNITY LEADER SUZANNE BESÚ TRUCHARD
Meet a candidate for county supervisor with strong commitments to economic and environmental sustainability and protecting Napa County’s rural, agricultural heritage.
Featuring: Raymond Nostalgic Napa County Chardonnay and Raymond Nostalgic Napa County Merlot
Wednesday, October 20
FORAGED FOODS WITH CHEF REBECCA PEIZER
Learn about the many delicious foods that can be foraged from our bountiful earth with a Culinary Institute of America teacher and Chef.
Featuring: La Captive Sonoma Apple Cider and Lyeth Sonoma County Red Blend
Friday, October 22
THE WINE WEATHER FORECAST WITH METEOROLOGIST DREW ANDERSON
We’ll get expert guidance on why it is that the climate of coastal California is so very wine-friendly thanks to its reliably large “diurnal swing” from daytime high to nighttime low.
Featuring: Buena Vista Jovita’s Selection Chardonnay and Buena Vista Alexander Valley Zinfandel
Monday, October 25
ELEVATING HAPPINESS WITH PH.D. CHEMIST AND ENTREPRENEUR DR. HOBY WEDLER
We’ll meet a sensory scientist who channels his passion for improving people’s lives by using flavor and experiences to increase overall happiness.
Featuring: Secret Indulgence “Imaginarium” Brut and Secret Indulgence “Tarot” Cabernet Sauvignon
Wednesday, October 27
WHAT IT TAKES TO WIN WITH WINE JUDGE & COMPETITION DIRECTOR RICH COOK
Peek behind the curtain of the mysterious wine competition world through the eyes of one of its most experienced veterans who has served as a judge on juries and now handles the execution of competitions himself.
Featuring: DeLoach Mendocino Chardonnay and DeLoach Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir
Friday, October 29
THE MODERN-DAY NÉGOCIANT WITH MASTER SOMMELIER MICHAEL JORDAN
Learn how a sommelier and pinot-phile is bringing the négociant tradition of Burgundy to life in California’s wine country.
Featuring: JCB No 22 Pinot Noir
Monday, November 1
IGNITING ARTISTIC EXPRESSION WITH NIMBUS ARTS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR JAMIE GRAFF
Celebrate a Napa Valley Halloween with a “Floating Pumpkin” art exhibit organized by Nimbus Arts and created by over 200 local pumpkin carvers.
Featuring: JCB Inspiration Red Blend
Wednesday, November 3
IN HOT WATER WITH CALISTOGA’S FEARLESS LEADER CHRIS CANNING
Learn about the past, present, and future of the charming Napa Valley community of Calistoga, home of one of Boisset’s most exciting expansion projects.
Featuring: 1881 Napa Sparkling Blanc de Blancs and 1881 Napa Founder’s Red Wine
Friday, November 5
SHARING WINE WISDOM IN ASIA WITH EDUCATOR AND PODCASTER EMILIE STECKENBORN
Discover why the demand for wine education in Asia keeps growing and which wine concepts are the hardest to translate for this unique audience with one of the region’s leading explainers of wine.
Featuring: DeLoach Estate Chardonnay and Durant & Booth Cabernet Sauvignon
Monday, November 8
JCB LIVE TRUFFLE TV TAKEOVER WITH CHEF KEN FRANK & FOODIE CHAP LIAM MAYCLEM
Two leading experts help us explore the gastronomic delights of the noble truffle and the Burgundian wines that enhance its exotic flavor and scent.
Featuring: JCB No. 3 Pinot Noir and Domaine de la Vougeraie Clos de Vougeot Grand Cru
Friday, November 12
THE JETSETTING FASHIONISTA WITH LUXURY TRAVEL, WINE & LIFESTYLE EXPERT EMILY MARTIN
We’ll consult a well-traveled wine maven on how to curate a lifestyle filled with beauty, luxury, and an eye for style.
Featuring: Haute Couture Blanc French Bubbles and Haute Couture Rosé French Bubbles
Monday, November 15
OF SPACE & SCALE WITH NAPA VALLEY DESIGNER ERIN MARTIN
Meet a curator of some of the world’s rarest objects through her St. Helena gallery, a designer known for her epic projects and delightful personality.
Featuring: Secret Indulgence “Imaginarium” Brut and Secret Indulgence “Restrained” Red Blend
Wednesday, November 17
BUILDING A LEGACY FOR NAPA’S OLDEST WINERY WITH PROPRIETOR PETER MONDAVI JR.
Learn how one of the most thoughtful leaders in Napa Valley is guiding the Charles Krug winery and his family’s legacy into the future.
Featuring: The wines of Peter Mondavi Jr. and Buena Vista La Victoire Brut Champagne
Friday, November 19
SELFLESS HOSPITALITY WITH CHEF/OWNER KYLE CONNAUGHTON OF SINGLE THREAD
Learn about the timeless ethos of Japanese “omotenashi” and how it inspired the restaurant, inn, and farm known as Single Thread.
Featuring: Jean-Claude Boisset Monthélie Blanc and Jean-Claude Boisset Marsannay Rouge
Monday, November 22
CONNECTING ANIMALS, HUMANS, AND OUR PLANET WITH JAMESON ANIMAL RESCUE RANCH OWNER MONICA STEVENS
We learn how to improve animal welfare through global collaboration with a pioneer in the world of philanthropy.
Featuring: Frenchie Celebration White Blend and Frenchie Collage Red Blend
Wednesday, November 24
GRATITUDE & FAMILY DYNAMICS WITH CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST DR. KATE CUMMINS
Get some great tips on carving a new path toward family harmony while you’re carving the turkey as we celebrate Thanksgiving at The Ink House with the insightful Dr. Kate.
Featuring: JCB No 76 Chardonnay and JCB No 11 Pinot Noir
Monday, November 29
A DIFFERENT KIND OF WINE COUNSEL WITH ATTORNEY-SOMM JOHN JACKSON
A practicing lawyer with a sommelier’s skills will help us explore strategies for maximizing wine enjoyment at business dinners by stepping off the beaten track.
Featuring: Raymond “Exclusive” Sauvignon Blanc and Raymond “Exclusive” Zinfandel
Wednesday, December 1
TACKLING NUTRITION INSECURITY WITH LEGENDARY CHEF MICHEL NISCHAN
A leader in the Food-Is-Medicine movement helps us grasp why food has a huge impact on human health, environmental health, societal health, and economic health.
Featuring: JCB No 81 Chardonnay and JCB No 7 Pinot Noir
Friday, December 3
ON THE HUNT IN CALIFORNIA WITH MASTER OF WINE ALEX HUNT
An English Master of Wine visits California wine country, seeking great wines to share with adventurous Londoners.
Featuring: Buena Vista North Coast Cabernet Sauvignon and Buena Vista Carneros Chardonnay
Monday, December 6
THE GOLDEN STATE STEAKHOUSE WITH CELEBRITY CHEF TYLER FLORENCE
Sneak a peek at this culinary legend’s newest venture Miller & Lux in San Francisco’s Chase Center, home of the Golden State Warriors.
Featuring: Raymond “Exclusive Selection” Sauvignon Blanc and Raymond “District Collection” Cabernet Sauvignon
Wednesday, December 8
THE WINE WORLD’S MINORITY REPORT WITH WINE BLOGGER THADDEUS BUGGS
Hear about our guest’s inspiring transition from chasing bad guys an FBI Special Agent to chasing good juice as a wine writer.
Featuring: LVE Sparkling Rosé and LVE Red Blend
Friday, December 10
WHY ART MATTERS WITH NAPA ARTIST GORDON HUETHER
Meet a German-American specialist in large-scale site-specific permanent art installations whose ideas have inspired and connected communities around the globe.
Featuring: JCB No 5 Cotes de Provence Rosé and JCB Enrapture Red Blend
Monday, December 13
INTRODUCING ELIZABETH SPENCER
A wonderful discussion with Elizabeth and Spencer led by Jean-Charles as we learn about their history, their passion, and the future of the winery.
Featuring: The Wines of Elizabeth Spencer
Wednesday, December 15
MONUMENTAL STORYTELLING WITH SCULPTOR MARIO CHIODO
We’ll sample French exemplars of style and grace with an artist who channels the spirit of the Renaissance classics into modern projects of epic scale.
Featuring: J. Moreau & Fils Chablis and Maison Bouachon Gigondas “Duc de Montfort”
Friday, December 17
STEWARDSHIP IN ACTION WITH NAPA GREEN EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR ANNA BRITTAIN
Explore an innovative new “at a glance” concept for certifying responsible, conscientious business practices for Napa Valley vineyards and wineries.
Featuring: Foreverness Blanc de Blancs and 1881 Napa Cabernet Sauvignon
Monday, December 20
BE YOUR OWN WINE BOSS – SUCCESS STORIES OF BOISSET AMBASSADORS
Meet wine lovers whose lives have been transformed through Boisset’s innovative Ambassador Program, each of whom now has their own thriving wine career.
Featuring: JCB No. 24 Sparkling Brut, DeLoach Vineyard Pinot Noir Anderson Valley, and Raymond District Collection Cabernet Sauvignon
Wednesday, December 22
I AM THE WALRUS WITH PRO GOLFER CRAIG STADLER
A wine-loving pro golfer joins us to talk about the pursuit of excellence and wine-country philanthropy.
Featuring: Frenchie Celebration White Blend and Frenchie Royale Red Blend
Monday, December 27
IN HIGH SPIRITS WITH CRAFT DISTILLERS TIMO AND ASHBY MARSHALL
Discover how using fine wine as a base for distilled spirits can take the final product to the next level with the proprietors of Spirit Works Distillery.
Featuring: JCB Spirits
Wednesday, December 29
COMBINING MUSIC & ART IN KEY WEST WITH SINGER KRISTEN MCNAMARA
Explore the sources and inspiration for creativity of one of South Florida’s most exciting emerging talents.
Featuring: Raymond Le Cabaret Sparkling Brut and Raymond District Collection Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon