“I Don’t Want to Join a [Wine] Gang.” Talking Live with Sonja Magdevski

Woman-Owned Wineries featured winemaker in July 2020 was Sonja Magdevski of Santa Barbara County. Our live interview with her, hosted by founder Amy Bess Cook, covered a range of topics--from her unlikely path, to agricultural labor, to vinous cider, and the limitations of labels. A journalist by training, Sonja earned a Fulbright Scholarship in 1998 … Continue reading “I Don’t Want to Join a [Wine] Gang.” Talking Live with Sonja Magdevski

Cultivating Connection: A Conversation with Marta Rich of Talisman Wines 

"Emotional intelligence is one of the most valuable concepts that anyone can apply.  It ... helps us navigate our interactions and derive a mutually beneficial outcome for anything and everything that we do." ~Marta Rich Amid a health crisis that asks us to distance ourselves from other people, there has perhaps never been a better … Continue reading Cultivating Connection: A Conversation with Marta Rich of Talisman Wines 

Featured Bottle: 2016 Remy Wines “Three Wives”

Remy Drabkin set her sights on the winemaking profession while growing up in McMinnville, the heart of Oregon wine country. "I love all things Italian," explains Remy.

Featured Bottle: 2018 March Wines St. Laurent

What: 2018 March Wines St. Laurent Where: Ricci Vineyard, Carneros, Sonoma County Why: Well. When was the last time you tried a St. Laurent? And, this one is freaking delicious. How: With six acres planted to the variety, Ricci Vineyard is the only site in California that produces St. Laurent.  Ricci Vineyard is farmed and … Continue reading Featured Bottle: 2018 March Wines St. Laurent