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The Wine World Is a Stage Featuring Frank D’Ambrosio
Raymond “Le Cabaret” Sparkling Brut and Raymond “Le Cabaret” Cabernet Sauvignon
Explore the theatrical side of wine with Jean-Charles’ flamboyant sense of style and sly sense of humor.
Wine & Chocolate Featuring Chris Kollar
Buena Vista “The Countess” Red Blend, Legend Vineyard Exclusive “LVE” Cabernet Sauvignon and JCB “French Kiss” Sparkling Gamay
Discover the surprising results of partnering red wines with chocolate and how to choose combinations that are flattering to your wine.
A Toast to Our Ambassadors
Haute Couture “Limited Edition” French Bubbles, JCB No 24 Sparkling Brut and JCB GALA Vintage Champagne
Join us to raise a glass of bubbles as we celebrate the 8th anniversary of Boisset’s ground-breaking Ambassador program.
Napa Valley Heritage Featuring Cyril Chappellet
Raymond “Generations” Chardonnay, 1881 Napa Merlot, and Raymond Yountville Cabernet Sauvignon
Come along for the ride as we pay tribute to the pioneers and personalities who have made this region’s wines famous, featuring our dear friend, and legendary vintner, Cyril Chappellet!
Celebrating Victory Day Featuring Mary Dewane and Joe Anderson
Buena Vista “La Victoire” Champagne and Victory Day 1945 Red Blend
We look back at 75 years of Franco-American cooperation with a wine dedicated to remembering the end of World War II. Featuring our friends from Benovia Winery, Mary Dewane and Joe Anderson.
Mothers Day “Bijoux” Featuring Gina Gallo
JCB No 13 Crémant de Bourgogne Rosé and JCB No 3 Pinot Noir
Our most special Happy Hour yet… Jean-Charles is joined by his beloved wife and outstanding winemaker, Gina Gallo, or “Bijoux” as JC calls her, to celebrate the love of mother’s around the world!
New Releases from Wattle Creek
Wattle Creek Viognier and Wattle Creek Rockpile Zinfandel
At long last, we are celebrating the return of our beloved Viognier and thrilled to launch a Zinfandel from Sonoma’s newest Rockpile appellation.
Bubbles & Blind Tasting Featuring Steven Spurrier
JCB No 0 Sparkling Brut and JCB No 76 Chardonnay
We talk about the look to the challenges of making French-style wines in new regions and of recognizing wines by their sensory traits alone
Wine: A Sight to Behold Featuring Jim Shreve of Baccarat
JCB “Passion” Sparkling Brut, JCB No 81 Chardonnay and JCB “Passion” Red Blend
Discover the incredible power of the visual dimension of wine and how fine crystal can enhance your wine experience.
Wine Confessions Featuring Chef Kyle Connaughton
DeLoach “Estate” Chardonnay, Secret Indulgence “Secret Blend” and Secret Indulgence “Confession” Red Blend
We all have secrets. Join us as we explore wine’s uncommon ability to unlock what each of us holds within.
Vision of a New World Featuring The Count of Buena Vista
Buena Vista “Jovita’s” Chardonnay, Buena Vista “Bela’s” Pinot Noir and Buena Vista “The Sheriff” Red Blend
Transport yourself to the 1850s to learn about the people who against all odds made Buena Vista and California’s wine country what it is today.
Thirsty for Art Featuring Genevieve Janssens
1881 Napa Chardonnay and 1881 Napa Cabernet Sauvignon
We toast the art and passion of winemaking with a Napa Valley icon.
Wine and the Entrepreneurial Spirit Featuring Robert Kiyosaki
Bouchard Aîné & Fils Pommard, Legend Vineyard Exclusive “LVE Red Blend and JCB No 1 Cabernet Sauvignon
Wine is full of passion, romance and artistry, but it is also a fascinating dimension of the business world.
Wine “al Fresco” and Outdoor Grilling Featuring Liam Mayclem
GALA Champagne, Restrained Red Wine and Emancipation Red Wine
Wine may be perceived as a purely indoor pursuit, but thrives outdoors where it benefits from proximity to the wild side of Mother Nature.
The Living Theater of Nature
DeLoach “Estate” Chardonnay, DeLoach “Estate” Pinot Noir and Raymond “1 1/2 Acre” Red Blend
An inside look at what distinguishes BioDynamic viticulture through the five “actors” – the soil, the plants, the animals, the vineyardist and the cosmos.
Sonoma Superstars Featuring David Ramey
DeLoach “Le Royal” Blanc de Noir and DeLoach Green Valley Pinot Noir
Join us for a deep dive into what makes the Russian River Valley and Green Valley unique within the larger Sonoma County landscape.
Stories of Champagne Featuring Jean Rémy Rapeneau
GALA Gold Champagne
Jean-Charles sits down with his fellow Frenchman to share his family’s historied champagne house.
An Ode to Truffles Featuring Ken Frank and Robert Chang
Raymond “Signature” Chardonnay, DeLoach “Pennachio” Pinot Noir and JCB “Salon Privé” Red Blend
How do we love truffles? Let us count the ways as we taste wines that partner beautifully with these tiny fragrant treasures of the natural world.
Two Frenchmen in Napa Valley Featuring Phillipe Melka
Raymond Vineayrds Calistoga District Collection Cabernet Sauvignon and Raymond Vineyards Generations Cabernet Sauvignon
Winemaking rockstar, Philippe Melka, talks terroir and the epic brands he has helped build.
Awaken Your Chakra Featuring Kapil Sekhri
JCB No 49 Chardonnay and JCB Leopard
Fratelli Vineyard’s Kapil Sekhri relives the journey of collaborating with JCB on our first Indian wine!
The Jeweler’s Art
JCB No 8 Cremant de Bourgogne , JCB No 76 Chardonnay and JCB No 22 Pinot Noir
The French Connection Featuring Chef DAT, David Anthony Temple
DeLoach Vineyards Hawk Hill Chardonnay and DeLoach Vineyards Anderson Valley Pinot Noir
The Spectrum of Style Featuring Marnie Old
Secret Indulgence Emancipation
Our beloved Director of Vinlightenment walks us through the Spectrum of Wine Style.
Napa Luxe Featuring Antonio Galloni
Raymond Vineyards Red Room Privé and Raymond Vineyards 1 1/2 Acre
Life is a Tapestry Featuring Yountville Mayor John Dunbar
Bouchard Aîné & Fils Pouilly-Fuissé and Bouchard Aîné & Fils Fixin“La Mazière”
Rosé Three Ways with Visit Napa Valley President & CEO Linsey Gallagher
Louis Bouillot “Perled’Aurore Brut Rosé” Crémant de Bourgogne, JCB No 5 Côte de Provence Rosé and DeLoach Rosé of Pinot Noir
Alexander The Great Featuring Wattle Creek Winemaker Katie Carter
Wattle Creek Alexander Valley Viognier and Wattle Creek Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
Cool Climate Masterpieces Featuring Dan Goldfield
DeLoach Vineyards Stubbs Vineyard Chardonnay and DeLoach Vineyards Marin Pinot Noir
JCB Collector Preview – The Surreal Life Featuring Painter and Surreal Visionary Stanislas Kostka
JCB “Surrealist” Sparkling Wine and JCB “Surrealist” Red Blend
A BIG Toast to Dads Featuring Chef Paule Stearman and culinary leader Fulop Kosz from The Georgetown Club
LARGE FORMATS – JCB No 21 Brut Crémant de Bourgogne 1.5L, Buena Vista “The Sheriff” Red Blend 1.5L and Raymond “Generations” Cabernet Sauvignon 1.5L
Frenchie Winery “Betsy Ross” White Blend and Frenchie Winery “Napoleon” Cabernet Sauvignon
Burgundian Beauties Featuring Winemaker Gregory Patriat
Jean-Claude Boisset St, Aubin Premier Cru “Sur Gamay” and Jean-Claude Boisset Beaune Premier Cru “Les Grèves”
Coming to America Featuring Architech Andrew Skurman
Buena Vista Dry Furmint (Tokaj, Hungary) and Buena Vista “Revenge” Red Blend
Rhone on the Range Featuring Journeyman Meat Co. proprietor Pete Seghesio
Maison Bouachon“Les Tourrays” Condrieu and Maison Bouachon “Dédication” Chäteauneuf-du-Pape
Pucker Up! Featuring Gina Gallo
JCB “French Kiss” Sparkling Rosé and JCB “French Kiss” Sparkling Beaujolais
The Beauty of Blending Featuring Director of Dalla Valle Vineyards Maya Dalla Valle
Raymond Small Lot Meritage and Raymond District Collection Cabernet Sauvignon
Reflecting on Milestones with Cooper’s Hawk Founder and CEO Tim McEnery
JCB No 1 Cabernet Sauvignon and Raymond Vineyards Generations Cabernet Sauvignon
The American Original Featuring Congressman Mike Thompson
DeLoach Saitone Vineyard Zinfandel and Raymond Exclusive Selection Zinfandel
Going Green with DeLoach Vineyards Winemaker Brian Maloney
DeLoach Le Royal Sparkling Blanc de Noir and DeLoach Green Valley Pinot Noir
Summer of Love Featuring Lisa Perrotti Brown
JCB No 69 Brut Rosé Crémant de Bourgogne and JCB Knockout Red Blend
Express Yourself Featuring Executive Wine Editor at Food and Wine Magazine Ray Isle
Buena Vista Sonoma County Chardonnay and Sheriff of Buena Vista
What’s Your Secret Indulgence? Featuring Chef Christy Rost
Secret Indulgence Oceana Chablis and Secret Indulgence Tarot Cabernet Sauvignon
Storming the Bastille
Louis Bouillot “Perle de Vigne Brut” Crémant de Bourgogne, DeLoach Ritchie Vineyard Chardonnay and Bouchard Beaune 1er Cru “Clos du Roi”
Passion For Life Featuring Yumi Tanabe – One of the most influential figures in the Japanese wine scene, as a writer, educator, importer and occasionally even a winemaker herself.
JCB Passion Late Disgorged Brut Sparkling and JCB Passion Red Blend
Red Wine Lover’s Experience Featuring James Lord and Roderick Wyllie, Surface Design
DeLoach Russian River Valley Syrah, Lyeth Sonoma Red Wine and Raymond Signature Collection Cabernet Sauvignon
BBQ, Burgers and Blends Featuring Joel Gott
Wattle Creek Red Blend, Wattle Creek Triple Play Syrah Blend and Bouachon Chateauneuf-du-Pape
A Medieval Tale of Monks and Kings Featuring Jean-François Curie, CEO of Boisset La Famille des Grands Vins
Jean-Claude Boisset “Les Ursulines” Bourgogne Chardonnay and Jean-Claude Boisset Chambolle-Musigny
Biodynamic Duo Featuring Boisset Director of Gardens Joe Papendick
DeLoach Estate Chardonnay and DeLoach Maboroshi Vineyard Pinot Noir
Art For The Nose Featuring Indian Master of Wine Sonal Holland
JCB No 8 Cremant de Bourgogne, JCB No 11 Pinot Noir and JCB No 10 Cabernet Sauvignon
Plant Based Pairings Featuring Our Friends from Truffle Shuffle
Haute Couture Limited Edition French Bubbles and DeLoach Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir
From Simple To Sublime Featuring Derek Bromley, Founder of Ohm Coffee Roasters
Raymond Family Classic Cabernet Sauvignon and Raymond District Collection Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon
Créme de la Créme Featuring Nathalie Boisset
Domaine de la Vougeraie Vougeot Blanc “Clos du Prieuré – Monopole“ and Domaine de la Vougeraie Nuits St Georges “Les Damodes”
Pair To Your Playlist with Dr. Kate Cummmins
Legend Vineyard Exclusive “LVE” Sparkling Rosé, Legend Vineyard Exclusive “LVE” Chardonnay and Legend Vineyard Exclusive “LVE” Napa Valley Red Blend
Get Hungry for Hungary with the Count of Buena Vista – Our legendary Count of Buena Vista prepares a Hungarian feast and shares stories of his remarkable family history.
Featuring: Buena Vista Dry Tokaj Furmint and Buena Vista Otelia’s Selection Pinot Noir
Explore the Asian Palate with Jeannie Cho Lee – Talented, worldly and elegant wine critic, author, journalist, consultant, wine educator and Master of Wine, Jeannie Cho Lee charms us with her expertise, wisdom and life experience!
Featuring: JCB No 8 Crémant de Bourgogne, Jean-Claude Boisset “Les Ursulines” Pinot Noir and JCB No 3 Pinot Noir
To Can or Not To Can – As the bounty of gardens being to overwhelm, join us for tips on canning so you can enjoy the fruits of your labor for months to come.
Featuring: Jean-Claude Boisset Bourgogne Pinot Noir “Les Ursulines” and 1881 Napa Cabernet Sauvignon
A Blueprint for Napa Valley with Robin Lail – A true leader in Napa Valley, with historic family roots, Robin Lail shares her journey coming up in wine country.
Featuring: Raymond Signature Collection Chardonnay and Raymond District Collection Rutherford Merlot
Elevate Your Take-Out Experience – We all love takeout and who says our wine choice has to suffer? Whether it’s pizza, Chinese or Thai food, these wines will pair to perfection.
Featuring: Bouchard Aine & Fils Chardonnay and Pinot Noir VDF
Expect the Unexpected with Leslie Sbrocco
Featuring: Wattle Creek Sparkling Zinfandel and Wattle Creek Sonoma County Grenache
Of Wine and Forbidden Donuts with Chef Richard Farnabe
Featuring: JCB Caviar Vodka, JCB GALA Champagne and JCB No 33 Chardonnay
Blind Tasting in China with Fongyee Walker
Featuring: DeLoach Estate Pinot Noir and Jean-Claude Boisset Chambolle-Musigny
The Birth of Burgundy – Vougeraie honors the historical bonds and wines of the Burgundy Region, let’s explore.
Featuring: Vougeot 1er Cru « Le Clos Blanc »; Clos de Vougeot Grand Cru
Channeling Burgundy with Raj Parr
Featuring: JCB No 0 Blanc de Blancs, DeLoach Heintz Vineyard Chardonnay and DeLoach Stubbs Vineyard Pinot Noir
Size Matters – Whether you are enjoying time alone or with family, what you drink matters and more importantly, size matters.
Featuring: La Vie by LVE, Chateau Buena Vista Carneros Chardonnay and JCB No. 21 Sparkling
Vegetarian Haute Cuisine with Dandan Huang
Featuring: Legend Vineyard Exclusive “LVE” Chardonnay and Raymond Generations Cabernet Sauvignon
The View from Zurich with Chandra Kurt
Featuring: Louis Bouillot “Perle Noir” Crémant de Bourgogne, Jean-Claude Boisset Marsannay Blanc and Tarot Cabernet Sauvignon
Blending the Frenchie Way with Marnie Old
Featuring: Frenchie Celebration White Blend and Frenchie Collage Red Blend
A Walk To Remember – With harvest on our heels, we walk the Raymond Vineyard to get a sense of what the 2020 vintage will bring us.
Featuring: Raymond Napa Valley Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Red Wine and Merlot
Napa Valley: Past, Present & Future with Stu Smith
Featuring: 1881 Napa Chardonnay and 1881 Napa The Founders Red Blend
It’s Cheesetastic – We join cheesemonger, Kenneth Bakke, as he walks us through a selection of his favorite cheeses and charcuterie from near and far.
Featuring: Louis Bernard Cotes du Rhone Villages and Domaine Maire Vin Jaune
Wine In the Mix with Dan Dunn
Featuring: JCB French Kiss Sparkling Beaujolais and Buena Vista Cream Sherry
Raise a Glass to Alsace with Chef Jacques Haeringer
Featuring: DeLoach Riesling, DeLoach Organic Chardonnay and DeLoach Pennacchio Vineyard Pinot Noir
Celebrating Moments & Milestones with Kelly Dodd
Featuring: Foreverness Sparkling Wine, Foreverness Chardonnay and Foreverness Cabernet Sauvignon
#StartAGarden with DeLoach and Friends – It’s Zinfandel in the garden! Join Director of Gardens, Joe Papendick in the DeLoach garden as we explore what’s in season and sip on some delicious Zinfandel.
Featuring: DeLoach Russian River Valley Zinfandel; DeLoach Vineyards O.F.S. Zinfandel; DeLoach Vineyards Forgotten Vines Zinfandel
Women Winemakers with Heidi Barrett
Featuring: Raymond District Collection Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon and Raymond 1 1/2 Acres Red Blend
Warriors and Westerns – Côtes de Rhône and The Sherriff happen to pair very well with popcorn and since the history of Bonpas is almost in itself an action/drama/mystery, as is the story behind The Sheriff, try sharing a bottle while watching one of these classic action movies.
Featuring: Bonpas Côtes du Rhône and Buena Vista The Sheriff Red Wine
Good Vibrations with Robin and Andréa McBride
Featuring: Legend Vineyard Exclusive – LVE Côtes de Provence Rosé and LVE Cabernet Sauvignon
Eat Well, Drink Better with Iron Chef Jose Garces
Featuring: Wattle Creek Petaluma Gap Chardonnay and Wattle Creek Dry Creek Valley Merlot
Foglines and Hangtimes with Nancy Light of the Wine Institute
Featuring: Buena Vista Cinsault Rosé and Buena Vista Alexander Valley Zinfandel
We kick off California Wine Month with some decidedly west coast bites and an array of California wines.
Featuring: Raymond Napa Valley Reserve Sauvignon Blanc, Chateau Buena Vista Chardonnay, DeLoach Heritage Pinot Noir, Raymond R|Collection Cabernet Sauvignon and Lyeth California Red Wine
SUMMER REFRESHMENT WITH PHIL MARKERT
Sample two of our favorite summer-weight styles as we get insights from a leading wine buyer.
Featuring: LVE Côtes de Provence Rosé and DeLoach Marin County Pinot Noir
California cuisine is not complete without the sandwich that was born in the state in the early 1900s- the French Dip. Paired with the famous California garlic fries and R|Collection wines with five generations of family winemaking behind them, this is history at its finest.
Featuring: R|Collection by Raymond Chardonnay, Merlot and Field Blend
TWIN MUSES WITH GRACE-ANTOINETTE & HONORÉE-JOSEPHINE
Meet Jean-Charles two favorite ladies – his twins – who serve as his creative inspiration.
Featuring: JCB No 24 Sparkling Brut and JCB No 12 Pinot Noir
A FAIRYTALE CAKE STORY WITH GWENDOLYN ROGERS
Join JCB and the founder of The Cake Bake Shop for a special episode and an epic birthday cake!
Featuring: JCB Passion Sparkling Wine, JCB Passion Red Blend and JCB No 3 Pinot Noir
WINE AS VICARIOUS TRAVEL WITH SCOTT EDDY
A leading voice on global travel provides insights into how wine can transport us to another place and time.
Featuring: Wattle Creek Blanc de Blancs, Maison Bouachon Gigondas and 1881 Napa Cabernet Sauvignon
A crowd pleaser for all, there is nothing better than picking fresh ingredients from your garden and creating the most delicious and mouthwatering pizza! Top it off with a fresh egg and the #delocious wine of DeLoach and you are set.
Featuring: DeLoach Heritage Reserve Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Cabernet Sauvignon
PINOT’S “FERRY” GODMOTHER WITH DEBBIE ZACHAREAS
Sommelier, restaurateur, wine retailer – a living wine legend shares her story and her take on Sonoma Pinot.
Featuring: DeLoach Le Royal Blanc de Noir, DeLoach Rosé of Pinot Noir and DeLoach Estate Pinot Noir
ADVENTURES IN GRILLING PART 3
We turn to the experts for even more grilling and pairing tips in this episode of Wine Styles.
Featuring: Lyeth California Red Wine and Cabernet Sauvignon
FEELING FESTIVE WITH RICK WALKER & MISS AMERICA NIA FRANKLIN
Join us to explore what makes this place worth celebrating with the founder of Festival Napa Valley and singer/songwriter and Miss America herself, Nia Franklin.
Featuring: No 21 Brut Crémant de Bourgogne, JCB Alchemy of Dreams Red Blend and Raymond District Collection Cabernet Sauvignon
THE PATH TO MASTERY WITH CHEF SHAUN O’NEALE
Learn about our guest’s uncommon journey, from Las Vegas DJ to MasterChef winner and beyond!
Featuring: Buena Vista La Victoire Champagne, Buena Vista Curated Chardonnay and Buena Vista Bela’s Selection Pinot Noir
FINDING HIDDEN GEMS WITH GIBSON THOMAS
Taste a variety of local Sonoma County treasures with the founder of the Bay Area Doorstep Market.
Featuring: Louis Bouillot “Perle d’Aurore” Crémant de Bourgogne Rosé, Bouchard Aîné & Fils Pouilly-Fuissé and DeLoach Saitone Vineayrd Zinfandel
THE GATEWAY TO NAPA VALLEY
Oakville Grocery has long been the location for locals and tourists alike to stock up on everyday supplies and today, we continue that tradition.
Featuring: Durant & Booth Cabernet Sauvignon and 1881 Napa Cabernet Sauvignon
SUPPORTING OUR SOMMS WITH CHRIS BLANCHARD
A Master Sommelier and co-founder of the United Sommelier Foundation discusses the future of his trade.
Featuring: Raymond Le Cabaret Blanc de Blancs and Raymond Somm Select Cabernet Sauvignon
A VIEW FOR DAYS
Looking out across the beautiful view of Napa Valley, we become adventurous in our food and wine pairings with the help of the Sky & Vine Rooftop Bar located in the Archer.
Featuring: Raymond Napa Valley Reserve Merlot and Chateau Buena Vista Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
A MORE INCLUSIVE WINE WORLD WITH DLYNN PROCTOR
A co-founder of Wine Unify joins us to re-imagine the wine business with an eye to education and inclusivity.
Featuring: JCB Infinity Sparkling Chardonnay and JCB Unity
TASTING WITH AN OPEN HEART AND LVE WITH JANE SEYMOUR
Learn how a mother’s wisdom inspired a group dedicated to empowering emerging non-profits.
Featuring: LVE, Brut Blanc de Blancs, Raymond North Coast Sauvignon Blanc and Raymond Small Lot Napa Valley Meritage
FALL INTO THE PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE
On this first day of Fall, we hear the history of California winemaking from the illustrious Count himself, as he serenades us with some soulful tunes.
Featuring: Chateau Buena Vista Carneros Chardonnay, Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir, Proprietary Red Wine and Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
THE ROLE OF RIPENESS WITH MARNIE OLD
Discover one of the most useful concepts for decoding the wine world with our Boisset sommelier.
Featuring: JCB No 69 Brut Rosé Crémant de Bourgogne, Jean-Claude Boisset “Les Ursulines” Pinot Noir and DeLoach Anderson Valley Pinot Noir
HOW DOES YOUR GARDEN GROW WITH SIAN SELIGMAN
Learn how tending to the land leads to great wines as we meet the founder of Sow Swell.
Featuring: Raymond Small Lot Petite Sirah and Raymond Le Cabaret Cabernet Sauvignon
IT’S A SECRET
We can’t say much but, we dare you to indulge in this episode of Wine Styles.
Featuring: Secret Indulgence Brut Sparkling, Evoluna Chardonnay and Tarot Cabernet Sauvignon
REFLECTING ON WINE HISTORY WITH JOSH GREENE
Step back in time as we explore wine’s many-faceted past with Wine & Spirits magazine’s editor in chief.
Featuring: Buena Vista La Victoire Rosé, Buena Vista Tokaj Furmint and Buena Vista The Sheriff Red Blend
TOUCHING DOWN IN SONOMA WITH WILL BLACKMON
Sample some of Sonoma’s most exciting flavors with the football legend known as the “NFL Wine Guy”.
Featuring: DeLoach Hawk Hill Chardonnay and DeLoach Russian River Valley Syrah
HELLO DALI – A SURREAL MUSEUM TOUR
Jean-Charles takes us on a unique journey as we learn about his new artist series – The Alchemy of Dreams.
Featuring: JCB Alchemy of Dreams Chardonnay, JCB Alchemy of Dreams Pinot Noir, JCB Alchemy of Dreams Cabernet Sauvignon and DeLoach Russian River Valley Syrah
IT’S A HOPPY WORLD
We go into the vineyards today and explore the world of hops.
Featuring: Oakville Grocery Brewery
THE STEAKHOUSE EXPERIENCE WITH TYLOR FIELD
Discover why fine wines taste better in the steakhouse environment with Morton’s lead tastemaker.
Featuring: Jean-Claude Boisset Bourgogne Pinot Noir, Raymond Vineyards Primal Cut Cabernet Sauvignon and Chateau Buena Vista Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
IN THE VINEYARD
Harvest 2020! We join the vineyard crew at our estate vineyard in southern Napa to pick Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc grapes.
Featuring: Secret Indulgence Blanc de Blancs Napa Valley, Raymond Vineyards Napa Valley Reserve Sauvignon Blanc, and Raymond Vineyards Napa Valley Reserve Chardonnay
CHASING THE AMERICAN DREAM WITH DARIOUSH KHALEDI
Meet two vintners who each came to California from another part of the world to pursue their visions of making fine wines.
Featuring: DeLoach Le Royal Blanc de Noir and
DeLoach Estate Chardonnay
IF WISHES WERE FISHES WITH PETER STEIN
An oyster farmer weighs in on wine as a magical partner for seafood, whether it’s paired with red or white, sparkling or still wines.
Featuring: JCB No 8 Cremant, JCB No 81 Chardonnay, and JCB No 11 Pinot Noir
NAPA VALLEY’S BRIGHT FUTURE WITH EMMA SWAIN
Hear from a leader among Napa Valley vintners about the exciting days ahead for this burgeoning wine region.
Featuring: Foreverness Blanc de Blancs and Foreverness Cabernet Sauvignon
ADVENTURE IN GRILLING PART 4
Chef Rafael Molina and Jean-Charles Boisset take us into the kitchen as they grill up salmon paired with fresh vegetables from the garden and two very different wines.
Featuring: LVE Provence Rosé and DeLoach Russian River Valley Pinot Noir
MAKING WINE DREAMS A REALITY WITH SAM MALHOTRA
Fine wine has always been rooted in terroir, but people play a role too, in establishing an identity and earning trust.
Featuring: JCB No 21, Secret Indulgence Tarot Caberent Sauvignon and 1881 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
We join the fabulous Donnell Shuster as she shares some of her favorite French-inspired cocktails… we cannot wait!
Featuring: JCB Vodka and JCB Gin
WINE ON THE GREEN WITH FERNANDO SILVA
Explore the creative side of wine with a sommelier who doesn’t just sample and analyze – he paints what he tastes.
Featuring: JCB No 69 Sparkling Rosé, JCB No 68, and JCB Vodka
A PHILOSOPHICAL WINE JOURNEY WITH ALEX HUNT, Master of Wine
A London-based Master of Wine and self-confessed “sensory escapist” talks about wine and the meaning of life.
Featuring: Chateau Buena Vista Cabernet Sauvignon and Red Blend.
HOSPITALITY’S ROLE IN BEING OF SERVICE TO OTHERS WITH TONYA PITTS
A renowned sommelier and wine community leader talks about diversity in the wine world and how the industry is evolving.
Featuring: Raymond District Collection Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon and Raymond Generations Cabernet Sauvignon
We honor the noble grape as we celebrate International Merlot Month.
Featuring: Raymond Vineyards Napa Valley Reserve Merlot and DeLoach Vineyards Heritage Reserve Merlot
A WINE FARM CALLED RHINEFARM WITH JEFF BUNDSCHU
Join us for a fascinating look at Sonoma history, terroir, and family ties with a sixth-generation Sonoma vintner.
Featuring: Buena Vista French Colombard and Buena Vista Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
INTO THE WOODS
Today we get an up-close and personal look into the world of barrel making at Demptos in Napa Valley.
Featuring: Raymond Vineyards District Collection Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon and Raymond Vineyards Generations Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
WINING AND DINING AROUND WITH JOEL RIDDELL
No-one knows the trappings of the good life like our guest, the well-traveled host of radio’s “Dining Around”.
Featuring: Secret Indulgence Evoluna Chardonnay and Secret Indulgence Tarot Cabernet Sauvignon
THE STORY OF NAPA VALLEY APPELLATIONS WITH RICHARD MENDELSON
A Napa realtor turned vintner knows that, whether you’re making sweet wine or dry, greatness comes down to location, location, location.
Featuring: Buena Vista Cream Sherry and Buena Vista Tokaji Aszi
DIVERSIFYING THE WINE TRADE WITH PHIL LONG
Black winemakers are a rare breed, but that’s something the founder of Longevity Wines aims to change.
Featuring: JCB Unity, LVE Chardonnay and LVE Red Blend
BUTTER ME UP
Butternut squash is back in season and we can’t wait to perfect our soup recipe.
Featuring: Bouchard Aine & Fils IGP Chardonnay and Pinot Noir
MASTERING WINE IN MONTREAL WITH JACKY BLISSON
Explore a Master of Wine’s passion for sharing French and California wines in a bilingual environment.
Featuring: Raymond Family Classic Chardonnay and Jean-Claude Boisset Les Ursuline Pinot Noir
APPLE OF MY EYE
As the saying goes, an apple a day keeps the doctor away, so we delve into different ways to include these red and golden beauties.
Featuring: Bonpas Côtes du Rhône and DeLoach Vineyards Heritage Reserve Pinot Noir
TICKLING THE IVORIES WITH JEAN-YVES THIBAUDET
A rare conversation with a legendary classical pianist whose genre-bending creativity knows no bounds.
Featuring: Louis Bouillot Perle de Vigne Cremant and Bouchard Aîné & Fils Gevrey-Chambertin
FRENCH WINES IN BRITISH COLUMBIA WITH BARBARA PHILIP
Canada’s first female Master of Wine joins Jean-Charles to talk about her passion for the world’s classic wines.
Featuring: Louis Bouillot Crémant Rosé Perle d’Aurore and Jean-Claude Boisset Les Ursuline Pinot Noir
WHERE ORCHARDS MEET VINEYARDS WITH GUN RUDER
Discover how much “gold medal” apples have in common with wine grapes with the CEO of Martinelli’s.
Featuring: DeLoach Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir and Lockwood Central Coast Chardonnay
A FUN SIZED HALLOWEEN
What we love about Halloween- carving pumpkins and eating candy!
Featuring: JCB No. 69, DeLoach Vineyards Russian River Valley Chardonnay, and Chateau Buena Vista Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir
OAKVILLE STATE OF MIND WITH JEFF GARGIULO
Learn what sets apart wines made on the “red dirt” of Oakville and what fine wine grapes share with tomatoes from a lifelong farmer.
Featuring: 1881 Napa Chardonnay and 1881 Napa Founders Red Blend
Hocus Pocus cocktails with might and little bites to delight.
Featuring: JCB Spirits and other libations.
INDULGE IN LUXURY WITH JOE WAGNER
Discover what animates one of the wine world’s leading tastemakers, the mind behind splurge-worthy wines hailing from Oregon to Santa Barbara.
Featuring: JCB Surrealist Sparkling Brut Rosé and JCB Leopard Red Blend
BUILDING FUTURE WINEMAKERS WITH GARY MAY
Hear from the Chancellor of UC-Davis about how California winemaking is entering a new era.
Featuring: Raymond Exclusive Selection Zinfandel and Raymond 1 1/2 Acre Red Wine
SPITBALLING ABOUT WINE WITH TOMMY JOHN
The legendary pitcher known as the “Bionic Man” joins us to talk fine wine.
Featuring: Wattle Creek Marin County Chardonnay and Wattle Creek Alexander Valley Cabernet-Shiraz
AMERICAN OAK VS. FRENCH OAK
WITH DAVID DUNCAN
Learn why Silver Oak is a rare proponent of American oak barrels for their fine wines, though many in Napa agree to disagree.
Featuring: Raymond Signature Cabernet Sauvignon and Raymond District Collection St. Helena Cabernet Sauvignon
We are taking gluten-free baking to a whole new, and delicious, level!
Featuring: LVE Sparkling Rosé and LVE Provence Rosé
A NEW DAY FOR SOMMELIERS WITH MERIDITH MAY
Learn how an elite community of wine professionals is reinventing itself with Somm Journal’s editor in chief.
Featuring: Raymond Signature Collection Chardonnay and Raymond Sommelier Selection Cabernet Sauvignon
DAYTIME SOAPS & DAYTIME BUBBLES WITH VINCENT IRIZZARY
Discover why sparkling wines make the perfect pairing for soap operas with a master of the craft.
Featuring: Haute Couture Limited Edition French Bubbles and JCB No 21 Sparkling Brut
IT’S GETTING CHILI
Cooler days call for Chili!
Featuring: Secret Indulgence Chronology Red Blend and R|Collection by Raymond Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon
BRING JOY TO YOUR WINE LIFE WITH JOIE DE VIE & DIRECTOR OF VINLIGHTENMENT MARNIE OLD
Featuring: Oakville Grocery “The Gardener” French Colombard, Bouchard Beaujolais-Villages, and Durant & Booth Cabernet Sauvignon
WE ARE GOING DEEP
It’s Dungeness crab season in California!
Featuring: DeLoach Russian River Valley Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Zinfandel
READING BETWEEN THE VINES WITH RAY FISTER
Hosting the Life Between the Vines podcast has helped our guest live his dream and unearth memorable stories.
Featuring: DeLoach Mendocino County Chardonnay and DeLoach Russian River Valley Syrah
CONVENTIONAL WISDOM WITH MURAT ESKICIOGLU
Reimagining hospitality and events are on the menu for the head of catering at the Moscone Center.
Featuring: Frenchie Winery Betsy Ross White Wine and Lyeth Estate Winery Sonoma County Red Blend
A SLICE ABOVE
This Thanksgiving, sweet family traditions come together.
Featuring: JCB No 21 Sparkling Brut and Chateau Buena Vista Carneros Chardonnay
BUILDING A NAPA BRAND WITH CHRISTINE O’SULLIVAN & JIM BEAN FROM BRAND WINERY
Fine wine has always been rooted in terroir, but people play a role too, in establishing an identity and earning trust.
Featuring: Raymond Exclusive Zinfandel, and Raymond 1 1/2 Acres Red Blend
All the yummy sides to make your Thanksgiving meal the talk of the town.
Featuring: Vougeraie 1er Cru Le Clos Blanc de Vougeot Monopole and Vougeraie Clos de Vougeot Grand Cru
PINOT NOIR IS WHAT’S COOKIN’ TODAY WITH FOUNDER AND HOST OF CRN DIGITAL TALK RADIO MIKE HORN
Our favorite red grape is on the menu as we hear from the founder of CRN Digital Talk Radio.
Featuring: Buena Vista Bela’s Selection Pinot Noir and Buena Vista Private Reserve Pinot Noir
A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE WITH DEBRA MEIBURG, MW, WINE EDUCATOR, AUTHOR, AND TV PERSONALITY
A first recipient of the Master of Wine title in Asia shares a long-distance view of top California appellations.
Featuring: DeLoach Estate Chardonnay and Raymond District Collection Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon
HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS
To help you get through the holidays, we have your drink covered at all times of the day.
Featuring: Jean-Louis Blanc de Blancs Sparkling, JCB Vodka, and Buena Vista Brandy
THE WINE ADVENTURES OF SOMM SAWYER WITH CHRIS SAWYER
A top Sommelier and educator revisits the Sonoma stomping grounds of his youth.
Featuring: DeLoach OFS Chardonnay and Raymond Sommelier Selection Cabernet Sauvignon
FEMALE LEADERSHIP IN THE WINE INDUSTRY WITH CLARICE TURNER AND LYNN PHELPS FINCH OF JOSEPH PHELPS VINEYARDS
Meet the powerful women behind Joseph Phelps Vineyards.
ADVENTURES IN ACCOUTREMENTS
Who doesn’t love a good cheeseboard with all the fun sides!?
Featuring: Lyeth Sonoma County Red Wine and Cabernet Sauvignon
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”
THE DRESS CODE IS VELVET
The Reserve Selection in the Velvet Collection.
Featuring: Raymond Napa Valley Reserve Merlot, Red Wine, and Cabernet Sauvignon
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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”
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
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
A WINTER’S TALE
Warm drinks and bites and some holiday cheer!
Featuring: Buena Vista Winery Brandy and JCB XO Cognac Grande Champagne
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
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
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
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.