Wine Education

Food with Wine: With California Gamay Beaujolais

Food with Wine: With California Gamay Beaujolais by Paul Kalemkiarian Sr | November 1984 If you are presently a white wine enthusiast, yet wish to develop a red wine palate; this is the wine to start with. Many people who say they like white wines only, do so because they have usually been turned off… read more »

Food with Wine: La Tache

Food with Wine: La Tache Paul Kalemkiarian Sr | January 1985 I was stopped by a young mother at a shop­ping mall last month. She had her two children with her. They were restless, so I did not have the opportunity to answer her ques­tion fully. I did not catch her name. She had introduced… read more »

The Matter of Aging Wine

The Matter of Aging Wine by Paul Kalemkiarian Sr February 1985 For those of you who chose to practice the ageing of wine… here is a checklist of the important factors, and a review of the elements concerned. Look at the location where you are storing your wines. Measure it against the criteria described. TEMPERATURE… read more »

Wine of the Month Club | Count Dracula’s Wine? What a great story and interview

  Paul:                      This is quite an honor to present to you guys some really, really fun wine, a fun wine, and go back a little history.  My brother was the president of the Sons of the Desert Club in high school where we watched old movies in his room as a young 9, 10 year… read more »

Morgan Norman at Wine of the Month Club

Paul:                      It is my great pleasure to have today in the continuing Winemakers Series of the Wine of the Month Club, Morgan Norman here from the Greg Norman Estates.  That’s correct, the professional golfer who turned wine enthusiast, but not just turned wine enthusiast.  Many years, he’s been a wine enthusiast. Morgan:               Many years.  It’s… read more »

Wine of the Month Club – Interview with Morgan Twain-Peterson

Paul:                      Welcome to the Wine of the Month Club continuing winemakers series.  It’s a pleasure to have Morgan Twain-Peterson here from Bedrock Wines.  And I know we have some family history in the wine business. Morgan:               Yeah. Paul:                      That would be..? Morgan:               My father who founded the Ravenswood Winery back in 1976 was Joel Peterson…. read more »

Wine of the Month Club | Champagne and Wine Gadgets….KUSI San Diego

You’re watching Good Morning San Diego. Male:                    Time to start thinking about ringing in the New Year. Female:                Already!  Up next, we got some tips on how you can make an inexpensive wine taste like a million bucks. Male:                    Wow!  We have one of those, right? Female:                We do! Male:                    Well, with New Year’s Eve… read more »

Wine of the Month Club| Interview with Adam LaZarre

Paul:                      [Inaudible 0:02]. Adam:                   Antonio Banderas and I love you all. Paul:                      No, I’m kidding. Welcome to the Wine of the Month Club Winemaker series, very excited to have Adam LaZarre, rhymes with bazaar, right? Adam:                   Rhymes with bazaar. Paul:                      Isn’t that what you tell everybody like you told me? Adam:                   Well, if you can’t… read more »

Wine of the Month Club | Sediment

  Paul:                      Welcome, Val! Val:                        Hi!  How are you? Paul:                      Val’s general manager of the Wine of the Month Club and he’s the one that’s fielding all these calls about sediment. Val:                        Sediment, yeah, Paul, I get some questions from time to time.  People call in.  They love the wine, they love the value, but… read more »

Wine of the Month Club | The Best Ports I Have Tasted

  Paul:                      Welcome to the continuing winemakers series of the Wine of the Month Club.  Last week, we brought you Champagnes for the holidays, and I must bring you ports because I love port during the holidays, and actually any celebration. Kevin:                   Oh, it’s great. Paul:                      I have Kevin Epicurean Wines here with us.  And… read more »