About The Show:
Featuring the very popular broadcast wine & food journalist Lynn Krielow Chamberlain along with wine & food affionado Rob Barnett, doing exclusive interviews of the “who’s-who” in wine and food. Tune-in daily at: wsRadio.com, or at the highly followed audio-blog of the show, “Vin-de-Cru” on VinVillage.com
On May 4, 2011, VinVillageRadio proudly celebrated its "Three-Year Anniversary" on wsRadio. During the past 3 years, VinVillageRadio has produced and broadcast 156 consecutive shows consisting of 616 exclusive interviews with the "who's who" in Wine & Food. And, over that span of time, wsRadio, the world-wide leader in internet talk-radio, has grown from 2-million to over 4-million listeners each month!"
About The Host:
Lynn Krielow Chamberlain, aka "WineFairy", is the weekly host of “Wine & Dine on VinVillageRadio”. As a wine professional for 32-years with a Masters in Oenology and a Certified Wine Educator from the Society of Wine Educators, Lynn sat through the International Master of Wine exam twice, with dissertation pass in 1995. With vast experience in wine on-premise, off-premise, wholesale, wine production, wine travel, wine journalism, wine radio, wine television, wine public relations, wine judging and wine academia, she is a highly regarded broadcast wine journalist that pioneered the first ever internet radio broadcast devoted to wine and food, "Wine and Dine Radio." Applying her formal education, broad industry knowledge and her radio expertise, Lynn is known as a "Pro’s-Pro" who has broadcast globally to wine and culinary enthusiasts since 1999. Lynn also continues to write about wine for several smaller publications and maintains a license as a wine merchant in the state of NC, where she and her family resides.
Rob Barnett, is CEO & Founder of VinVillage & VinVillageRadio. After more than 20 years as a technology entrepreneur and avid wine hobbyist and wine collector, Rob has turned wine entrepreneur. A San Diego resident since 1987, Rob has been chasing his love of wine since back in college during his short-lived jug wines phase. After many years of self-study, along with the knowledge he gained through a multitude of wine-pairings, tastings, classes and wine groups, along with experiencing the many different wine varietals and styles, Rob developed a strong passion for wine and the wine-lifestyle. And now, as Founder and CEO of VinVillage.com, an organization for wine & food enthusiasts, and VinVillageRadio, a very popular talk-radio show focusing on all things about wine and food; and also as the CEO of the Specialty Fine Wine Association, an organization that helps promote boutique, artisan wineries, Rob has leveraged his indepth technology background and his passion for wine to make it his profession.
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Show Contact Info:
Wine and Dine on VinVillageRadio
Host: Lynn Krielow Chamberlain & Rob
12/05/12 - Wine and Dine on VinVillageRadio
7:00PM - 8:00PM
01 2012 Biltmore® Christmas Wine and Biltmore Estate Sparkling Collection - Sharon Fenchak
Biltmore Winemaker Sharon Fenchak joins us from the winery in Asheville, North Carolina, with delicious ideas for the holiday table, gift giving, and entertaining. The limited-edition 2012 Christmas at Biltmore Wine features an artistic label wrapped around a fruity wine that is designed to carry you from start to finish from aperitif, through the roast turkey or ham, to the final pumpkin or apple pie. The 4th annual contest to design the 2013 Christmas at Biltmore wine label is accepting submissions through the first week of January. The Biltmore Estate Sparkling Collection has something for all tastes, from Chardonnay to Pinot Noir, dry to sweet. National shipping is available.
02 Viña Ventisquero Wines Deliver Chilean Glacial Terroir For Global Audience - Felipe Tosso
Viña Ventisquero's Head Winemaker Felipe Tosso oversees a winemaking team that is grounded in environmental and socially responsible winery and vineyard practices. Site-specific grape-growing occurs in the 'valleys of Colchagua, Casablanca, Coastal Maipo, and Leyda. Tosso works closely with Australian Winemaker John Duval (formerly of Penfolds) in the production of premium Pangea Syrah and Vertice Carménère / Syrah blend, as well as the Grey Single Block Carménère and Cabernet Sauvignon. For a very special Pinot Noir experience, enjoy a bottle of Herú. Ventisquero Reserva and Queulat Single Vineyard varietals are popularly priced.
03 California Progressive Custom Crush and Private Label Clarksburg Wine Company Deserves Our Attention - John Beckman
AVA Clarksburg Chenin Blanc 2010, Clarksburg Chenin Viognier 2010 and Clarksburg Chenin Blanc VS (Vouvray Style) 2010 arrived without fanfare but that all changed once I opened the box and opened a bottle. My immediate thought was WOW.... here is a domestic winery that really respects Chenin Blanc. The packing is brilliantly upscale for these three wines ranging from $16 to $24. Clarksburg AVA has a stellar reputation for Chenin Blanc. Remenance Clarksburg 2010 blend of Cabernet France, Merlot, and Cabernet Sauvignon is the most recent addition at $32. John Beckman is President of Clarksburg Wine Company located near Sacramento.
04 Going Solar at Pomar Junction Paso Robles Vineyard and Winery Embraces Renewable Energy With USDA Grant - Dana and Matt Merrill
Pomar Junction Vineyard & Winery is one of 450 projects nationwide to be supported by the USDA’s Rural Energy for America Program which helps agricultural producers and rural small businesses reduce energy consumption and costs and use renewable energy technologies in their operation. Energy efficiency had already been of paramount importance at Pomar Junction, whose main energy expenditure is running the chiller that keeps the warehouses cool where the wine and barrels are stored. Owned and operated by the Merrill Family in the Paso Robles AVA, Pomar Junction Vineyard & Winery showcases eight generations of Central Coast farming through deeply characterful estate wines.