Dec 27, 2018
Wine Road Episode 70 - Field Blending with Bill - In this episode Beth and Marcy have Bill Nachbaur in the studio talking about field blends and the history of ACORN Winery/Alegría Vineyards while sipping on the Wine of the Day an ACORN 2014 Russian River Valley Heritage Vine Zinfandel. Bill gives us the Word of the Day - Ampelography. Marcy and Bill discuss the Book of the Day Godforsaken Grapes by Jason Wilson and with the Item of the Day the discussion turns to Argon. Don’t forget to get your Winter WINEland tickets and visit Bill and Betsy at ACORN!
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0:25 Special Guest - Bill Nachbaur of ACORN Winery/Alegría Vineyards
0:45 Wine the Day - ACORN 2014 Russian River Valley Heritage Vine Zinfandel
2:25 ACORN Winery History
3:48 Word of the Day - Ampelography
6:01 Field Blend
11:47 Career Path into the vines
16:20 Open by appointment only explained
19:17 Book of the Day - Godforsaken Grapes - A Slightly Tipsy Journey Through the World of Strange, Obscure, and Under appreciated Wine - by Jason Wilson
20:42 Item of the Day - ArT Wine Preserver with Argon
22:50 Winter WINEland TICKETS!!!
A field blend of grapes from Alegría Vineyards that will eventually become ACORN Winery’s Medley, one of their signature field-blend wines. Photo courtesy of ACORN Winery / Alegría Vineyards
Wine of the Day - 2014 RRV Heritage Vines Zinfandel
Word of the Day - Ampelography
Item of the Day - ArT Wine Preserver with Argon
Ryan Frederickson - Founder of ArT Wine Preserver
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