Laura Catena

Laura Catena is a Harvard and Stanford-trained biologist and physician, and the founder of the Catena Institute of Wine in Argentina. … Watch and Read Interview

smiling winemaker

Naoko Dalla Valle

Naoko took over the reins of the company and has guided the winemaking for the past twenty-six years, during which time Dalla Valle has become one of Napa Valley’s most sought-after wines. … Watch and Read Interview

polishing glassware in the White House dining room

Daniel Shanks

In honor of July 4th, we are joined today by Daniel Shanks, former Director of Food and Beverage at the White House. Shanks has overseen food and beverage operations for multiple administrations since this time, creating wine and food pairings for state dinners for over 20 years.… Watch and Read Interview

Ron Washam

Ron Washam is one of the few satirists writing about the wine industry. His much loved and much feared blog TheHoseMasterofWine was published from 2008 until 2019. … Watch and Read Interview