CATEGORY: Wine Reviews   |   DATE: February 4th, 2016   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Inconceivable Wines Consider the gutsiness of a move to call a line of wines “INCONCEIVABLE.” It takes hutzpah and the brass tacks to back it up. My 7th grade math teacher used this word over and over as he admonished the class for not being able to conceive of the concept of fractions. Striking the blackboard with
CATEGORY: Travel & Lifestyle, Videos   |   DATE: February 3rd, 2016   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Duskie Estes The Good Life Sonoma Chefs Make Food that Makes a Difference Farm-to-table phenomenons, Duskie Estes and John Stewart, first set up shop in Sonoma 15 years ago, long before snout-to- tail rolled off the tongue. In 2001, they opened ZAZU restaurant + farm, right in the heart of the cornucopia of California. Together these chefs turned farmers are
CATEGORY: Wine Country   |   DATE: January 28th, 2016   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Monterey Lepe Cellars Miguel Lepe, winemaker and owner of Lepe Cellars, was born and raised in Salinas, first generation of Mexican immigrants who came here seeking opportunity for their family. The engaging and earnest 28-year-old is the first of his family to attend college and the first to start his own business. In fact, his is the first
CATEGORY: Events   |   DATE: January 8th, 2016   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition The results are in for the largest competition of American wines in the world! The 2016 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition received 7,162 entries this year.
CATEGORY: Events   |   DATE: December 10th, 2015   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
The Taste Awards Wine OH TV They like me, they really like me! I just found out Wine Oh TV is a finalist for THREE The TASTE AWARDS: Best Drink or Beverage Program: Web, Best Single Topic Series, and Best City or Regional Program. The TASTE AWARDS are the highest awards for the Lifestyle Entertainment Broadcast Industry. I had no idea
CATEGORY: Food & Wine Pairings   |   DATE: October 23rd, 2015   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Randall Grahm, Bonny Doon Vineyard Founder The Day of the Doon event at Bonny Doon’s ethereally beautiful estate out in the rolling hills of San Juan Bautista, could have been subtitled “The Never-Ending Charlie Parker and Randall Grahm Reunion Continues.” Or, perhaps, “Outstanding in the Field of Dreams” would be a more accurate moniker. Nonetheless, here at Popelouchum (pronounced “pop-loh-SHOOM”), the
CATEGORY: Videos, Wine Country   |   DATE: October 21st, 2015   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Coors Goosecross Cellars Goosecross Cellars Soars with Coors Earlier this year (hence the double baby bump), I was invited to spend a spring afternoon with Christi Coors Ficeli. She gave me a sneak peek of the then in the works (now remodeled) Goosecross Cellars tasting room and winery. If her name sounds familiar that’s because it is. Yes,
CATEGORY: Wine Country   |   DATE: October 12th, 2015   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
2015 Napa Valley Harvest picking_reds What impact will the California drought have on the 2015 Napa Valley harvest? What about the Lake County fire? Are there any reports of smoke taint affecting Napa Valley wines? When can I get my hands on a 2015 Napa Valley Cabernet? All your Napa Valley Harvest questioned are answered by the gurus behind the
CATEGORY: Food & Wine Pairings, Videos   |   DATE: October 3rd, 2015   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Lunch with Argentine Wine Legend: Jose “Pepe” Galante Honoring Jose “Pepe” Galante’s 40th Harvest When you get invited to have lunch with Argentina’s father of modern winemaking, in the fabulous home of Deborah Parker Wong, to taste some of the best Argentine wine around, you show up! Now say you just had twins seven weeks prior, and you are technically still on “maternity
CATEGORY: Videos, Wine Reviews   |   DATE: July 1st, 2015   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Photo Credit: Wines of Turkey Wine Oh Wine Club Gets a Taste of Turkish Wine When you think of international wine Turkish wine might not be the first that comes to mind. So it might surprise you to find that wine historians believe that wine-making actually originated in this part of the world. With some evidence suggesting wine was a
CATEGORY: Travel & Lifestyle, Videos   |   DATE: January 27th, 2015   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Ferrari Matteo_Camilla_Alessandro_Marcello_Lunelli It’s Full Speed Ahead for the Family Behind Ferrari Wine Meet the most influential family in Italian sparkling wine. Matteo, Marcello, Camilla, and Alessandro are the third generation of the Lunelli family to run Ferrari winery since Giulio Ferrari passed the reigns Bruno Lunelli in 1952. Well over 100 years later, Ferrari wine is the oldest,
CATEGORY: Food & Wine Pairings, Videos   |   DATE: January 16th, 2015   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Pizza and Wine Pairing A16 A16 Secrets to Prepping Pizza Pie & Wine to Perfection In honor of Oakland Restaurant week we wanted to share this video shot by MySourceTV at A16 Rockridge. The Italian food and wine experts there show us how to make pizza and pair wine like a pro! In this video, Wine Oh TV’s Monique Soltani
CATEGORY: Travel & Lifestyle, Videos   |   DATE: December 10th, 2014   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Venice Italy, Trentino Travel Vacation in Venice & a Taste of Trentino, Italy A Venetian vacation either sounds like a dream come true or a nightmare tourist trap. Venice was built entirely on water and survived well into the 21st Century without cars. Today, it’s one of the largest care free areas in the world. Wading your way through
CATEGORY: Travel & Lifestyle, Videos   |   DATE: October 21st, 2014   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
LOIRE VALLEY WINE Loire Valley Wine Holds Court There are 10 main wine producing regions in France. The most famous of course are Bordeaux, Burgundy and Champagne. Loire Valley wine might not be as well known but the heart of France is holding its own. The Loire Valley is the most massive and most diverse wine producing region
CATEGORY: Videos, Wine Country   |   DATE: September 17th, 2014   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Wine Corks 019 Study Claims Rising Temperatures Tainting Wine: Is it True? Is climate change ruining wine corks? A recent study says yes. What do industry insiders think? Climate change has the wine closure conversation heating up. In this video, Wine Oh TV’s Monique Soltani talks with the largest cork producer in Portugal and other wine cork experts
CATEGORY: Travel & Lifestyle, Videos   |   DATE: August 29th, 2014   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Livermore Valley Wine Country Livermore Valley Wine Legends Welcome to one of California’s oldest wine regions and a wine region that helped shape the California wine industry that we know and love today. The Livermore Valley planted its first wine grapes in the 1760’s and has been making wine history ever since. Livermore Valley won America’s first international gold
CATEGORY: Videos, Wine Country   |   DATE: August 5th, 2014   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
East Bay Wine Country Oakland & Urban Wine Country The New York Times recently dubbed Oakland “Brooklyn by the Bay” and San Francisco Magazine gave the East Bay city its very own issue The Oakland Issue. The hot press is putting the East Bay on the map, but ask any local and they will tell you the East Bay
CATEGORY: Videos, Wine Reviews   |   DATE: June 3rd, 2014   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Spanish Wine Monique Soltani Alvaro Palacios Learn About Spanish Wine in Less than 9 Minutes I recently went to 1760 to interview one of Spain’s most dynamic winemakers, Alvaro Palacios owner and winemaker of Palacios Remondo. The man partially responsible for revolutionizing the Spanish wine region and for making one of the finest wines made in Spain today, L’Ermita. Palacios energy and
CATEGORY: Videos, Wine Country   |   DATE: May 6th, 2014   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Colby Red Wine Heart Colby Red: A Wine That’s Good For Everyone’s Heart When 11 year old Colby Groom asked his Dad if the two could team up to make a wine together, neither father nor son could predict the outcome of their success. In just a few years, their wine Colby Red has been featured on wine lists
CATEGORY: Travel & Lifestyle, Videos   |   DATE: April 22nd, 2014   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Lodi Grape Festival Queens_Courtesy Lodi Grape Festival Grounds A Quick Look at Lodi Wine Country 100 miles east of San Francisco and just south of Sacramento you will discover Lodi Wine Country a wine region that’s been around for over 150 years and has been a continuous source of wine grapes since the 1850s. The Lodi Wine region features 100,000 acres of vineyards
CATEGORY: Videos, Wine Country   |   DATE: April 15th, 2014   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Water Witch Marc Mondavi Winemaker Uses Higher Powers to Find Underground Water You don’t need to believe in magic to know that wine country has been thirsty for a water miracle during this difficult dry year. Throughout the drought we have seen rain dances, prayers and now witches are coming to the rescue. The Napa Valley has a secret
CATEGORY: Events   |   DATE: February 6th, 2016   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
ZAP Zinfandel Zinfandel Advocates & Producers (ZAP) is setting the stage for the Silver Anniversary of Zinfandel Experience 2016, affectionately known as ZinEx. This highly anticipated, annual three-day extravaganza of tastings features illustrious culinary partners, seminars, and once-in-a-lifetime winemaker dinners. With a special nod to its quarter century status as the educational resource behind “America’s Heritage Grape,”
CATEGORY: Videos, Wine Country   |   DATE: January 13th, 2016   |   COMMENTS: Be the First
Seattle Woodinville Wine Country In this wine video watch and discover what's happening in Woodinville. Seattle's Secret Wine Region!