Verticals

Verticals

2 Seasons

Explore the personal history of a winery or winemaker through the vintages of wine that defined them.

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Verticals
  • Verticals S2: Mayacamas

    Episode 1

    One of Napa’s most historic and respected wineries kept their style of winemaking the same when everyone else changed. Sitting at the top of the Mayacamas Range from which it gets its name, Mayacamas is extremely difficult to get an appointment, but this episode takes you into a never-before-seen...

  • Verticals S2: Paul Hobbs

    Episode 2

    Globe-trotting winemaker Paul Hobbs has left his mark on four continents and popularized native grape varieties. Hugely influential and very precise, Paul makes wine all over the world and this episode gives a close up look at this journey from Malbec in South America to Riesling in the Finger L...

  • Verticals S2: Clos du Val

    Episode 3

    The journey of a venerated French winemaking family and a French winemaker who found their story in Napa Valley. Featuring winemakers from past to present, this episode explores their history and the wine style that landed them a spot in the Judgment of Paris Tasting.

  • Verticals S2: Martinelli

    Episode 4

    Spanning five winemaking generations in Sonoma, this family still works with vines from the 1800s on one of the steepest grade unterraced vineyards in the United States. Opening one of the oldest Zinfandels still existing in California, this family stays close through work and camaraderie and pra...

  • Verticals S2: Pierre Peters

    Episode 5

    For over a century, six successive generations of the Peters family have made wine in Champagne solely out of Chardonnay. Rodolphe Peters, the sixth generation, has dealt with some of the most challenging times in his family’s history including global warming and global trends. Get a never-before...

  • Verticals S2: Tara Gomez

    Episode 6

    The incredible true story of the first Native American owned and operated winery in California. Tara Gomez creates award-winning wines but for her, the word terroir has a whole different meaning.