Radio Show March 3, 2023

By Cork & Fork Radio
Posted on Mar 05, 2023 @ 04:35 PM in Radio Shows
March 3
Drew Wakefield broadcasts live from The World of Pinot Noir at the Ritz Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara.

First we talk with Lacie Johns, the woman who organized The World of Pinot Noir. 200 wineries from all over the world. We're already looking forward to having this awesome gathering back next year. Go to

Then Drew brings in Alicia Sylvester from Banshee Wines out of Healdsburg, California. The Banshee mission is to produce affordable luxury wines that overdeliver on outstanding quality with balance, purity and depth of flavor. Cool website at

Next it's Shannon Gustafson with Raptor Ridge Winery in Newberg, Oregon. Just thirty minutes outside Portland, Raptor Ridge specializes in single-vineyard Pinot Noir and eclectic European varietals. Read their story at    

We chat with Raghni Naidu from Naidu Wines in Sebastopol, California. Raghni is an immigrant woman claiming her space within this industry. Her journey is inspiring. Her wines are simply wonderful. Check out

Our final guest is Dallas-based wine publicist, retail wine buyer/consultant Dan Fredman. Dan says he loves The World of Pinot Noir as the one place to get a blast of inspiration, to taste new wineries and to visit old favorites. We agree completely.

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