Legends of the Vine
An ongoing series featuring people who changed the wine world.
Steven Spurrier - Legends of the Vine
From his wine shop and school in Paris to the hills of Napa, the Judgment of Paris, and championing lesser known wines around the world, Steven Spurrier was the definition of a wine professional. Wine greats Jancis Robinson, DLynn Proctor, Dustin Wilson, and more remember this legend including ne...
Maria López de Heredia - Legends of the Vine
For over 140 years, López de Heredia has been making wine in Rioja. They have changed the wine world by not changing a thing.
Aubert de Villaine - Legends of the Vine
The winemaker and co-owner of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti is Aubert de Villaine. He is responsible for making some of the world's most expensive and sought after wines. Spend some time with him in the vines of Burgundy.
Becky Wasserman - Legends of the Vine
Through her importing business, Becky Wasserman-Hone helped put Burgundy on the international stage.
John Williams - Legends of the Vine
A pioneer of organic grape growing and dry farming in the Napa Valley, John Williams of Frog's Leap has dedicated his life to winemaking and the importance of viticulture.
Al Brounstein - Legends of the Vine
Al Brounstein of Diamond Creek separated his vineyard by terroir and was the first winery to sell their wine for $100. Boots Brounstein, his wife, recently pased away at the age of 92, leaving a legacy of kindness and innovation in the Napa valley. This was one of her last interviews.
Mauro Mascarello - Legends of the Vine
A legend in the world of Barolo, this traditionalist winemaker brings along 130 years of excellence and the famed history of the Monprivato vineyard.