August 20, 2019
On today's episode of Rock'N Vino we sit down with Adriana Duckworth, Member Relations and Sponsorship Manager of Sonoma Valley Wine. We chat about the upcoming harvest, right around the corner, their amazing wineries, some which feature music, restaurants and some tips and tricks to use when you plan your next visit.
Find out more at: https://sonomavalleywine.com/
August 13, 2019
On today's episode we chat with Jeffrey Meisel, VP Brand Development at Long Meadow Ranch. He chats with us about all of the amazing things you can do when you visit Long Meadow Ranch in St. Helena... start your day in the cafe, visit the farmer's market, eat at the Farmstead restaurant, visit the general store, taste their delectable wines and olive oils and of course don't miss their amazing events! Be sure to check out their Bluegrass-fed Live Music Series or their Live Fire Series where they bring in guest chefs who create an unforgettable meal paired with their amazing wines with a family-style feast benefitting the Timothy W. Hall Foundation.
August 5, 2019
On this week's episode of Rock'n Vino we chat with Chef Kyle Connaughten, owner of SingleThread Restaurant in downtown Healdsburg, a three-Michelin starred restaurant heavily influenced by his love of Japanese culture and cuisine. Hear about how he and his wife, Katina, followed their passions around the world to then finally settle in beautiful Healdsburg a block away from where they conceptualized their plan for their dream restaurant many years prior.
To book your dining experience at SingleThread visit: https://www.singlethreadfarms.com/restaurant
July 30, 2019
On this episode of Rock'N Vino we sit down with acclaimed super chef Douglas Keane, who gained acclaim through the Michelin star-rated Cyrus in Healdsburg as well as appearance on Top Chef Masters. Keane became disillusioned with the allure of 'celebrity chef' culture and now focuses his time on his long running Healdsburg Bar & Grill and Roadhouse 29 restaurants, places where he can focus his energy simply on feeding people. Keane's is currently working on a memoir on his career as a chef and his experience in the industry.
July 23, 2019
On this episode of Rock'n Vino we sat down with the beautiful and talented Kerry Kathleen! A fellow lover of wine and music, she is a singer / songwriter and also a Level 2 Sommelier. She put our wine tasting skills to the test, sharing a delightfully delectable bottle of Arista Chardonnay and we tested her as well with an unmarked bottle of wine. This episode is fun, educational and not to be missed. Be sure to check out Kerry's music on Spotify or live in person! Check out her website www.kerrykathleen.net for more info.
July 16, 2019
On this special 50th episode of Rock'N Vino we sit down with acclaimed Sonoma County Winemaker Jesse Katz. Even being a young winemaker, Jesse has an expansive background at Lancaster, Robert Foley, Screaming Eagle, and has studied wine across the world. His current labels include Aperture Cellars and Devil Proof Vineyards. Jesse has the distinction of being the youngest (and only) winemaker ever to make the Forbes 30 Under 30, his wine set the world record for highest selling price at auction, and even made the wine for Justin Timberlake and wife Jessica Biel's wedding.
July 9, 2019
On this episode of Rock'N Vino Coco and Mike are joined by their friends to recap their experience at 3 Michelin Rated Restaurant, Singlethread in Healdsburg! We were so grateful to have won this prize in a raffle at Harvest Card's inaugural Uncorked event.
July 2, 2019
On today's RnV episode we chat with Gio Balistreri, co-founder and winemaker at Russian River Vineyards in Forestville. We chat about how Gio got started in the wine business, the history of Russian River Vineyards dating all the way back to the early 1800s, their on-site culinary gardens, pizza and wine Sundays and of course what he listens to while making wine.
If you've never visited Russian River Vineyards this holiday weekend is a great time to check it out with their Summer Celebration event happening both Saturday (sold out) and Sunday! Get your tickets here: https://www.russianrivervineyards.com/summercelebration
June 25, 2019
From bartender to winemaker, Jesse Inman is looking to change the perceptions of drinking wine. Inman created Lucky Rock Wine Co.with the goal of making wine more accessible in the mold of craft beer. Jesse joins us on this week's RnV to talk about his journey to becoming a winemaker!
June 18, 2019
On today's episode of Rock'n Vino we sat down with Tarpon Cellars winemaker, Jeremy Carter and Chef Quentin Garcia about partnering up for First Waltz... what is set to be an amazing evening pairing Tarpon Cellars and Banjo Wine Co. wine to the music of Futurebirds with dishes prepared by Chef Quentin Garcia at the Blue Note in Napa. It is sure to be an epic and unforgettable evening. We chat with Jeremy about how he made his idea become a reality and how all the individual pieces came together.
The event is being hosted at the Blue Note in Napa on Sunday, June 30th.
If you're interested in attending, please visit their website here.