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by David on June 26, 2012

Apple released it’s free dedicated Podcast app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. Be sure to add the Napa Valley Wine Radio podcast!


Napa Valley Wine Radio Podcast

by David on June 24, 2012

If you listen to our Napa Valley Wine Radio podcast, please consider taking this brief survey. If you have the the inclination, we would appreciate your time to complete the longer version of the same survey. We sincerely appreciate your consideration so we can make the best directional decisions possible for the future of Napa […]


NVWR® 116 – A Day in Yountville

by David on April 11, 2011

Join Sherry Page from Culinary Getaways as she takes us on an audio tour of downtown Yountville here in the heart of Napa Valley. Along the way she visits the Yountville Coffee Caboose, Bouchon Bakery, our Goosecross winey tasting room, Cantinetta Piero, Girard Winery’s tasting room, Napa Style, Bottega Restaurant and more. Sherry also points out […]

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NVWR® 115 – Il Forteto

by David on February 15, 2011

In Tuscany, in the region of Mugello, the land of the Medici Family, the making of Cacio is an ancient art form. Cacio is better known as Pecorino. The production of Pecorino cheese in this region is of major cultural significance, blending ancient recipes, traditions and artisan expertise. The Etruscans were devoted shepherds who refined […]

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If you love Zinfandel, you need to know about ZAP, which is short for Zinfandel Advocates and Producers. The organization was formed in 1991 to promote red Zinfandel as a world-class wine. Duane Dappen, owner of D-Cubed winery and president of ZAP, is here with us to talk about it. LISTEN TO MP3 Visit […]


NVWR® 113 – Wine Myths and Reality

by David on December 14, 2010

How does vineyard management influence the quality and character of the wine? What is meant by “minimal intervention” in the winery? Is it a marketing tactic or a valuable philosophy? Master of Wine Benjamin Lewin, author of Wine Myths and Reality, sorts through some of these questions with Nancy Hawks Miller, our Director of Education. […]


NVWR® 112 – 2010 Harvest Recap

by David on November 23, 2010

2010 is a year none of us will be able to forget for a very long time. Fortunately for us at Goosecross, this vintage year may very well produce some of the most flavorful wines in our 25 year history! Sit back and enjoy a glass of wine while Nancy Hawks Miller, our Director of […]

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NVWR® 111 – The Yountville AVA

by David on November 2, 2010

Yountville is the first place wine grapes were planted in Napa Valley and yet it’s only recently been recognized as an official American Viticultural Area. It’s also home to Goosecross Cellars! Andy Hoxsey, a fourth-generation grower here in Yountville, is here to talk about what makes the Yountville AVA distinctive. LISTEN TO MP3   For […]


NVWR® 110 –

by David on October 12, 2010

What if you could buy a small taste of the wine before you invest in the full bottle? Of course, when you visit wine country that’s easily done. But now, thanks to a new company called, there’s an easy way to try small samples at home and decide what you like before you invest […]


NVWR® 109 – Decoding the Back Label

by David on September 21, 2010

How many times have you seen terminology on the back label or in the winemaker notes and wondered what the heck they’re talking about? You know, those references to whole cluster pressing, cold soak, punch downs and so forth. What do they mean? Nancy Hawks Miller, our Director of Education, is here to help make […]