Meet Joe Benziger who left the Benziger Family Winery to make his own small production, hand crafted wine at Imagery Estate Winery. Joe loves producing the lesser grown varieties, many from the Northern Italy region. Join me on his outdoor patio in Sonoma Valley as we talk about his passion.


Learn about the history of the Martinelli Winery, founded by 19 year old Italian immigrant Giuseppe Martinelli and his young wife, Luisa in the 1880s.

George and Regina Martinelli and their families are keeping the legacy alive with their wine making and historic tasting room in Russian River Valley.

Regina Martinelli                martinelli web 2



In this music related show you’ll hear my interview with two guys who were at Woodstock. Graham Nash was one of the first major acts to play the new City Winery venue in Napa. During the same week Rolling Stone photographer from the 60s, Baron Wolman, appeared at Markham Vineyards for his 40th Anniversary of Woodstock exhibition. I talk with Greg Strange about the exhibition, then Baron by phone prior to his arrival.


Baron Wolman