October 2020 Episodes

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

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. 

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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

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