The Wine Stream

The Wine Stream – Ep 20 – Tasting Terroir

The Wine Stream – The Climate of Wine

Episode 20 | Sep 16, 2020

On this episode of the Wine Stream and just in time for harvest, we cover the complex climate of wine. With the help of special guest Chief Meteorologist Matt Wanink, we discuss how climate from the global level down to each individual vine affects every vintage. We look back to years when Mother Nature played a significant roll in the vintage as we taste our cabs from 2008, 2011, and 2017. Grab a glass and join us!

The Wine Stream – Ep 19 – Tasting Terroir

The Wine Stream – Tasting Terroir

Episode 19 | Aug 20, 2020

On this episode of the Wine Stream, we dive deep into the nuances of terroir and how it expresses in the glass. Joining us from the Napa Valley Wine Academy is Peter Marks, Master of Wine. Being one of only 393 Masters of Wine in the world, Peter has great insight into the training and discipline it takes to pass the MW exam. Well versed in the craft of blind tasting, he guides us through a blind tasting of multiple Napa AVAs. Grab a glass and join us in what will surely be an insightful and tasty evening.

The Wine Stream – Ep 18 – The Spice of Wine

The Wine Stream – The Spice of Wine

Episode 18 | Jul 22, 2020

This week on The Wine Stream, we learn how to take steak night to the next level with a little spice from renown Chef and Spice Master Lior Lev Sercarz. We see how unique spice blends can help enhance steak and Cabernet alike. Lior joins us straight from his coveted spice shop Le Boîte in New York City.

The Wine Stream – Ep 17 – The Consultant Winemaker’s Perspective

The Wine Stream – The Consultant Winemaker’s Perspective

Episode 17 | Jul 15, 2020

This week we interview Palmaz Vineyards’ famed consulting winemaker Mia Klein. From 100 point wines to challenging vintages, Mia shares stories from her illustrious career. Learn how the perspectives of a consulting winemaker have helped elevate Palmaz wines over the years.

The Wine Stream – Ep 16 – Pairing with Madame Fromage

The Wine Stream – Pairing with Madame Fromage

Episode 16 | Jul 8, 2020

This week on The Wine Stream, curd nerds meet the cork dorks! The acclaimed Madame Fromage and our own Florencia Palmaz team up to discuss the secrets behind pairing wine and cheese.

The Wine Stream – Ep 15 – Tasting Blind

The Wine Stream – Tasting Blind

Episode 15 | Jul 1, 2020

This week we put one of America’s finest Master Sommeliers, Aaron Patrick to the test! He blind tastes a 4 year vertical of Palmaz Vineyards Cabernet and two barrel samples from different elevations on the estate. We discuss the virtues of blind tasting and how to pull it off perfectly in your home. Christian also shows a behind the scenes look at the data driven tools the winemakers use to understand the history of a parcel during blending.

The Wine Stream – Ep 14 – The Formal Tasting Reveal

The Wine Stream – The FOrmal Tasting Reveal

Episode 14 | Jun 24, 2020

This week on The Wine Stream, we reveal a whole new way to experience Palmaz. Sneak a peak into our high-tech interactive virtual tour and tastings where you and your friends can dive into our cellar and join in remotely for a tasting party direct from the comfort of your own homes.

The Wine Stream – Ep 13 – Friendly Formal Service

The Wine Stream – Friendly Formal Service

Episode 13 | Jun 17, 2020 | Special Guest Jeremiah Morehouse

This week on The Wine Stream, we hear from Master Sommelier & Wine Director Jeremiah Morehouse of famed San Francisco Restaurant Gary Danko. With over 12 Five Star Diamond Ratings, Relais Chateau designation, and Michelin rating; this restaurant is known for their impeccable service. Learn the secrets behind formal table-side wine service, and how not to make it a stuffy experience.  We also taste the 2006 and 2016 Palmaz Cabernet side by side along with the 2017 Riesling!

The Wine Stream – Ep 12 – Napa’s Reopening

The Wine Stream – Napa’s Reopening

Episode 12 | Jun 10, 2020 | Special Guest Senator Bill Dodd

It is with great excitement we are announcing that Palmaz Vineyards and the Napa Valley are officially back open for visitation! This week on the Wine Stream, we interview special guest California State Senator Bill Dodd. Senator Dodd takes us behind the scenes of the complex efforts surrounding reopening California. We also review the latest summer tasting menu of wines and pairings.

The Wine Stream – Ep 11 – A Moo’s Bouche

The Wine Stream – A Moo’s Bouche

Episode 11 | Jun 3, 2020 | Special Guest Michele Haskins

This week, we are headed to our sister property in the Sierra Mountains, Genesee Valley Ranch, to meet a very special herd of Wagyu cattle.  An exclusive for our Brasas Food & Wine Society members, GVR beef is the ultimate grass fed prime American Wagyu.  We’ll meet the team behind this uniquely sustainable ranch and sip the latest release of Brasas Cabernet, the 2016.