May 4, 2023
Sponsored by Ron Rubin Winery
Episode 174 | Randy Pitts, Owner & Winemaker at Harvest Moon Winery
Today Randy Pitts visited with us, and shared all of the new exciting happenings at his farm and winery. Walk-ins welcome!
Wine of the Day: Sparkling Verdelho Brut Zero - Lodi 2021
Podcast Sponsor: Ron Rubin Winery
1:38 - What’s going on at Harvest Moon.
3:00 - Pesticides are not the answer! Leave healthy land to the next generation
5:33 - Sparkling Zinfandel - and Wine of the Day discussion.
6:58 - Randy tells us a little more about how sparkling wine is made.
8:22 - In 2022, Harvest Moon made 9 sparkling wines.
11:26 - Randy recommends food pairings
13:03 - No reservations necessary at Harvest Moon! (But if you want to do something special, reservations recommended)
15:10 - Fast Five with Ed Morris from Ron Rubin Winery (Recipe below)
17:01 - Randy expects that this year’s yield will excellent high quality and high quantity fruit
20:11 - We hear about Randy’s farm tours and discover Beth’s secret love: Goats!
24:35 - Come to Wine Country with questions! We want to chat wine - you can always learn something new.
28:55 - Beth backtracks a little bit to find out how Randy got started with winemaking!
30:33 - On the Wine Road website - you can find wineries that can accommodate walk-ins!
31:31 - Wine Road Seminar Series! Check it out on the Wine Road website!
Fast Five Recipe:
Caprese Salad From Ed Morris @ Ron Rubin Winery
Can be cut up in slices on a plate or diced in a bowl
Pairs with Pam’s Un-Oaked Chardonnay
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