Category Archives: James the Wine Guy Interview Series

James the Wine Guy Interview Series – Alessia Travaglini, Travaglini Gattinara

I was delighted to taste Travaglini wines in San Francisco recently paired with food at such a perfect place to taste these wine–Perbacco.  When I am longing for Italian cuisine in San Francisco this is my number one place to … Continue reading

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James the Wine Guy Interview Series: Charles Scicolone

It was wonderful to have met Charles and being on the same judging table at Radici del Sud in Bari in 2016. As a wine judging team we had a free afternoon–and we all decided to explore old Bari and … Continue reading

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James the Wine Guy Interview: JMC Luxury Portfolio – Mitch Cosentino & Paul Scotto

This is my 18th interview in the James the Wine Guy Interview series.  This is the first time I have featured two people at once: Mitch Cosentino and Paul Scotto.  It was much needed to represent their latest venture of … Continue reading

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James the Wine Guy Interview Series: Leeann Froese, Town Hall Brands

It is a delight to feature Leeann Froese in my James the Wine Guy Interview series.  I met Leeann at the Wine Bloggers Conference in Penticton, Okanagan Valley in British Columbia in 2013.   Leeann is co-owner of Town Hall Brands … Continue reading

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James the Wine Guy Interview Series: Ed St. John – Pedroncelli, Dry Creek Valley

              I have enjoyed visiting and tasting Pedroncelli wines for years.  Pedroncelli has been producing wines in Dry Creek for ninety two years.  The family has been producing wines that are highly associated with … Continue reading

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James the Wine Guy Interview Series: Deborah Parker Wong, Wine Opinion-leading Communicator, Journalist and Author

I want my interview series to be as expansive as possible.  I have interviewed people that I both know and those that I don’t as well. In the many wine events and travels that I do there may be little … Continue reading

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James the Wine Guy Interview Series: Sónia Vieira & Filipa Anunciação, Wines of Portugal

  I sat down to talk with Sónia Vieira, Head of Promotion and Filipa Anunciação, Senior Area Manager of Wines of Portugal on a visit to San Francisco this past Spring (2019).  I have been a perennial attendee of Wines … Continue reading

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