Explore the personal history of a winery or winemaker through the vintages of wine that defined them.
Verticals Episode 1: Lagier Meredith
One of the most underrated wineries in Napa is run by only two people.
A look into the personal archives of one of America's most iconic and daring wineries has to be seen to be believed.
Verticals Episode 3: Chappellet
One of the founding families of modern day Napa, the Chappellets have helped defined high-quality cabernet with fruit from their estate on Pritchard Hill.
Verticals Episode 4: Corison
A winemaking journey spanning 45 years, Cathy Corison has found herself loved by collectors, sommeliers, and critics, but her path wasn’t always easy. This is the story of a woman with incredible talent and drive to become a winemaker in the Napa Valley.
Verticals Episode 5: Matthiasson
Jill and Steve Matthiasson have defied the norms of Napa since the moment they began making wine. By starting with farming, they have crafted a very different wine than many expect from the Napa Valley. To learn more about Matthiasson, visit https://www.matthiasson.com/
Verticals Episode 6: Ridge Part 1
Located in the Santa Cruz Mountains, Ridge has been making single-vineyard wine since 1962. Journey with Paul Draper into the history of the winery and the significance of the ’71 vintage in the Judgment of Paris.
Verticals Episode 7: Ridge Part 2
Continued from part 1, this episode takes a look into the experimentation of wine at Ridge, White Zinfandel, and the transition from Paul Draper to Eric Baugher.
Verticals Episode 8: RAEN
Carlo Mondavi continues a legacy of winemaking at his Sonoma Coast winery.