Experience the World of Wine with Jean-Charles Boisset

Inspired by Wine, the catalyst for all great conversation, together we explore art, design, fashion, architecture, history, nature, food, great chefs and the finest things in life, which are the essence of luxury and the fuel for our passion!

New Episodes Air Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 5:00 pm; Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday at 4:00 pm.

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Thursday, October 1 @ 4 pm

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

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Friday, October 2 @ 5 pm

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

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Saturday, October 3 @ 4 pm

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

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Monday, October 5 @ 5 pm

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

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Tuesday, October 6 @ 4 pm

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 

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Wednesday, October 7 @ 5 pm

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

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Thursday, October 8 @ 4 pm

FRENCH FLIRTATION
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

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Friday, October 9 @ 5 pm

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

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Saturday, October 10 @ 4 pm

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.

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Monday, October 12 @ 5 pm

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

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Tuesday, October 13 @ 4 pm

#MERLOTME
We honor the noble grape as we celebrate International Merlot Month.
Featuring: Raymond Vineyards Napa Valley Reserve Merlot and DeLoach Vineyards Heritage Reserve Merlot

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Wednesday, October 14 @ 5 pm

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

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Thursday, October 15 @ 4 pm

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 

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Friday, October 16 @ 5 pm

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

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Saturday, October 17 @ 4 pm

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

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Monday, October 19 @ 5 pm

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

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Tuesday, October 20 @ 4 pm

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

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Wednesday, October 21 @ 5 pm

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

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Thursday, October 22 @ 4 pm

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

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Friday, October 23 @ 5 pm

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

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Saturday, October 24 @ 4 pm

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 

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Monday, October 26 @ 5 pm

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

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Tuesday, October 27 @ 4 pm

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

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Wednesday, October 28 @ 5 pm

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

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Thursday, October 29 @ 4 pm

WICKED FUN
Hocus Pocus cocktails with might and little bites to delight. 
Featuring: JCB Spirits and other libations. 


Friday, October 30 @ 5 pm

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

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Saturday, October 31 @ 4 pm

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


Monday, November 2 @ 5 pm

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


Wednesday, November 4 @ 5 pm

A TASTE OF NAPA WITH SAMANTHA RUDD AND CHEF PHILLIP TESSIER
Our guests are legendary restaurateurs, experts in pairing Napa Valley’s cuisine and lifestyle with its exceptional wines.
Featuring: LVE: Legend Vineyard Exclusive Sparkling Brut and Cabernet Sauvignon


Friday, November 6 @ 5 pm

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


Monday, November 9 @ 5 pm

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 Sparkling and JCB No 21 Sparkling


Tuesday, November 10 @ 4 pm

IT’S GETTING CHILI
Cooler days call for Chili!
Featuring: Secret Indulgence Chronology and Raymond R|Collection Cabernet Sauvignon


Wednesday, November 11 @ 5 pm

BUILDING A NAPA BRAND WITH CHRISTINE O’SULLIVAN & JIM BEAN
Fine wine has always been rooted in terroir, but people play a role too, in establishing an identity and earning trust.
Featuring: Raymond Exclusive Selection Zinfandel and Raymond 1 1/2 Acre Red Wine


Thursday, November 12 @ 4 pm

WE ARE GOING DEEP
It’s Dungeness crab season in California!
Featuring: DeLoach Russian River Valley Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Zinfandel


Friday, November 13 @ 5 pm

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


Monday, November 16 @ 5 pm

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