December 2020 Episodes

New Episodes Air Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 6:00 pm; Tuesday and Thursday at 4:00 pm.


Tuesday, December 1 @ 4 pm

ADVENTURES IN ACCOUTREMENTS
Who doesn’t love a good cheeseboard with all the fun sides!?
Featuring: Lyeth Sonoma County Red Wine and Cabernet Sauvignon 

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Wednesday, December 2 @ 6 pm

A WINE PROPHET IN BURGUNDY WITH JONATHAN CRISTALDI, EDITOR AT LARGE, SOMM JOURNAL & TASTING PANEL
Join a leading tastemaker and wine writer as we sample historic Burgundies.
Featuring: Bouchard Ainé & Fils Puligny-Montrachet and Bouchard Ainé & Fils Fixin “La Maziere”

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Thursday, December 3 @ 4 pm

THE DRESS CODE IS VELVET
The Reserve Selection in the Velvet Collection. 
Featuring: Raymond Napa Valley Reserve Merlot, Red Wine, and Cabernet Sauvignon 

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Friday, December 4 @ 6 pm

CHOOSE YOUR SPARKLING WINE & CHAMPAGNE FOR THE HOLIDAYS
Jean-Charles partakes in his favorite holiday activity… sabering and sipping endless JCB Champagne and Sparkling Wine!
Featuring: JCB Sparkling Wines and Champagnes

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Monday, December 7 @ 6 pm

PINOT NOIR’S FRENCH HERITAGE WITH BORIS GUILLOME OF VIVINO
California’s success with this ancient French red grape is still a marvel for one of Vivino’s top buyers.
Featuring: DeLoach Vineyards Rosé of Pinot Noir and DeLoach Vineyards Maboroshi Pinot Noir

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Tuesday, December 8 @ 4 pm

A TALE OF SONOMA
A look into what makes Sonoma a unique wine-growing region.
Featuring: DeLoach Russian River Valley Zinfandel, Buena Vista Winery ‘The Sheriff’ Red Blend, and Chronology Red Wine

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Wednesday, December 9 @ 6 pm

GOING DUTCH ON WINE WITH HAROLD HAMERSMA
A leading Dutch wine writer joins Jean-Charles to provide perspective on how California wines are perceived in Europe.
Featuring: DeLoach Vineyards Russian River Chardonnay and Pinot Noir

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Thursday, December 10 @ 4 pm

EIGHT CRAZY NIGHTS
Hanukkah beings at sundown and we honor the Festival of Lights with traditional fare.
Featuring: J. Moreau & Fils Chablis 1er Cru “Montmains” and Jean-Claude Boisset Clos de la Roche Grand Cru

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Friday, December 11 @ 6 pm

JCB ON THE THERAPY COUCH WITH SABRINA WEYENETH
Delve into the subconscious with a prominent psychotherapist to find out what makes JCB tick.
Featuring: JCB Alchemy of Dreams “The Eye” Chardonnay and JCB Alchemy of Dreams “Ascension” Cabernet Sauvignon

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Monday, December 14 @ 6 pm

SONOMA VALLEY DISCOVERIES WITH MAUREEN COTTINGHAM
Explore rare treasures from Sonoma Valley, the historic heart of Sonoma County wine country.
Featuring: Buena Vista The Count’s Selection Roussanne and Buena Vista Joliesse Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc

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Tuesday, December 15 @ 4 pm

IT’S A GINGERBREAD WORLD
The ultimate gingerbread house showdown with your favorite JCB stars.
Featuring: JCB Vodka, DeLoach Heritage Reserve California Pinot Noir, and Chardonnay  

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Wednesday, December 16 @ 6 pm

THE LEGACY OF PROHIBITION WITH CARLA DE LUCA WORFOLK
Discover how American history has shaped California’s fine wine landscape with a respected documentary filmmaker.
Featuring: Buena Vista Jovita’s Selection Chardonnay and Buena Vista Alexander Valley Zinfandel 

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Thursday, December 17 @ 4 pm

JINGLE ALL THE WAY
It’s a holiday cookie extravaganza! 
Featuring: Jean-Claude Boisset Chardonnay, Bourgogne “Les Ursulines” and Jean-Claude Boisset Pinot Noir “Les Ursulines” 

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Friday, December 18 @ 6 pm

COOKING TEXAS STYLE WITH CHEF KENT RATHBUN
One of Dallas’s top chefs introduces us to the bold flavors of Texas, from comfort foods to haute cuisine.
Featuring: Wattle Creek Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir and Wattle Creek Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

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Monday, December 21 @ 6 pm

REACH FOR THE STARS WITH NASA’S KIMBERLY AND JOSEPH MINAFRA
“Taste the stars” as we pop some corks with two of NAPA’s experts on space exploration and our solar system.
Featuring: Louis Bouillot “Perle d’Aurore” Crémant de Bourgogne Rosé and Foreverness Blanc de Blancs

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Tuesday, December 22 @ 4 pm

A WINTER’S TALE
Warm drinks and bites and some holiday cheer!  
Featuring: Buena Vista Winery Brandy and JCB XO Cognac Grande Champagne

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Wednesday, December 23 @ 6 pm

A TALE OF LOVE, PASSION AND PINOT NOIR WITH TODD AND SARA ELWOOD
An inspiring story of how one couple’s passion for wine led to the development of an exceptional Pinot Noir.
Featuring: Elwood Coalesce Pinot Noir,
Elwood 5 Atmospheres Grand Cru Champagne, DeLoach Le Royal Blanc de Noir, and DeLoach Estate Chardonnay

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Monday, December 28 @ 6 pm

EMPOWERING THE WORLD WITH WORDS WITH AUTHOR AND JETSETTER TERESA RODRIGUEZ
Meet the editor of Haute Living magazine and the muse behind Jean-Charles’ book “The Alchemy of the Senses”.
Featuring: JCB Alchemy of Dreams “Five Senses” Pinot Noir and JCB Alchemy of Dreams “Femininity” Red Wine

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Tuesday, December 29 @ 4 pm

SPARKLE ALL THE WAY
Cheers to 2021… we can’t wait for this year to be over either. 
Featuring: JCB No. 21 Sparkling Brut and La Victoire Brut Champagne

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Wednesday, December 30 @ 6 pm

CELEBRATING PASSION, POSITIVITY & HOSPITALITY
On the final JCB LIVE interview of the year, we celebrate Passion, Positivity, and Hospitality with Jason Wange of the Foodservice Powerplant Network.
Featuring: JCB No 21, JCB Passion, and Chateau Buena Vista.

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