Vin de Cru...french for "Vintage Wine' is a weekly exposé and audioblog focusing on exclusive VinVillageRadio guest interviews featuring high-profile, in-depth discussions with the "who's who" in wine and food. Please read, listen and enjoy!
VinVillageRadio celebrates its 6-year Anniversary with 'Best-Of' Show
Posted May 10th, 2011 by WineFairy
With this weeks show, VinVillageRadio proudly broadcasts and celebrates its Six Year Anniversary on wsRadio! During the past six years, VinVillageRadio has produced, promoted and broadcast 312 consecutive shows consisting of 1232 exclusive segment 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 to over a million listeners every month!
Hosted by highly regarded broadcast wine and food journalist, Lynn Krielow (aka "WineFairy"), and show Founder, CEO and Executive Producer, Rob Barnett of VinVillage.com, it focuses on all things about wine and food during exclusive one-on-one interviews of the “who’s who” in the industry. The show is broadband chic, with classic sensibilities. It’s organic, unscripted, irregular and sustainable. Listeners learn of the latest trends and events, of lifestyle and social news, and how they connect all of us around these two expressive passions we avidly love. Listen, learn and enjoy!...
This is a special line-up of some of the 'Best Of' interviews on
VinVillageRadio over the past 6-years broadcasting on wsRadio.
Segment-1:VinVillage...where wine lovers connect, produces the first VinVillageRadio broadcast on May 7, 2008 - Rob Barnett
01: Wine & Dine Radio launches a new radio partnership with VinVillage on VinVillageRadio. Veteran internet radio wine host, lynn krielow introduces Rob Barnett, CEO & Founder, of VinVillage, 'A Social Organization For Wine Enthusiasts.' Barnett, a 20+ year former techy, talks about ways for wine lovers to connect, share and experience, online and in person.
Segment-2:VinVillageRadio interview from August 27, 2008 - California independent film-makers specialize in hand-crafted movies - Randy Miller and Jody Savin
02: It's no mistake that Bottle Shock's Producer Jody Savin includes the French word for wine in her last name! Along with Director-husband Randy Miller, they fell in love with the dysfunctional Barrett family of Napa Valley and their immensely juicy story set in 1976 that catapulted Chateau Montelena into the international spotlight. Savin and Miller found an unlikely hero in Paris wine educator/retailer the English-born Steven Spurrier. We know how the wine story ends. Learn how Bottle Shock interprets the journey.
Segment-3:VinVillageRadio interview from December 9, 2009 - Aussie Left-Handed Winemaker Highly Advises Everyone to 'Do The Molly Dooker Shake' - Sparky Marquis
03: For 12 years, Sparky Marquis (pronounced Mar-kwis) has been "WOW"ing wine fans around the world with his award-winning Australian wines made for such brands as Fox Creek, Henry's Drive, Parsons Flat, Shirvington, Marquis Philips, Integrity, and now Mollydooker, Adelaide, South Australia. Along with his wife, Sarah, they are responsible for crafting four of only 24 Australian wines to receive 99 points from Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate in the last 10 years. Starting in 2005, Mollydooker Wines became the only wines that Sarah and Sparky make. What separates Mollydooker wines from the pack, the answer is "It's our Watering Programme and Fruit Weight, mate."
Segment-4:VinVillageRadio interview from May 26, 2010 - Fourth Generation Donny Sebastiani Co-Chairs the 'NextGen Wine Competition' for Millennials - Donny Sebastiani
04: Don Sebastiani & Sons, the Next Generation in Wine, is a negociant of upscale, moderately priced varietal wines that are sourced from some of the best growing regions worldwide. The company produces sophisticated, innovative wine brands that not only appeal to today's wine enthusiasts, but also to the palates of the next generation of wine consumers. Don & Sons largest volume brands include Smoking Loon and Pepperwood Grove. In addition, the company has introduced a portfolio of appellation driven brands including Flock, The Crusher, SKN, B Side, and Aquinas Napa Valley. Don & Sons winery operation is located in the Napa Valley with executive offices in the Sonoma Valley. Donny Sebastiani is President & CEO of Don Sebastiani & Sons.