UNFILTERED Archives: Producer Video Series

Cider from the Finger Lakes: NY’s Other Big Apple

Cider from the Finger Lakes: NY’s Other Big Apple
The Finger Lakes in New York has become a leading region for craft cider, owing to its unique terroir of glacial soils and climate moderating lakes. Even more important are the growers themselves. These aren’t the sweetened, flavored ‘hard’ ciders...

American Winemaker Video Series: David and Jasmine Hirsch

American Winemaker Video Series: David and Jasmine Hirsch
David Hirsch and his daughter Jasmine, are very close friends to the Skurnik family. We’ve worked with them ever since they started bottling a small quantity of wine from their exquisite vineyard on the “true” Sonoma Coast in the mid-90s....

American Winemaker Video Series: John Raytek

American Winemaker Video Series: John Raytek
John Raytek’s story is one of quiet and individual perseverance – a humble and focused pursuit in the artistry of place. For John, this plays out as Ceritas, a tireless and exacting engagement with Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. After a...

American Winemaker Video Series: Ehren Jordan

American Winemaker Video Series: Ehren Jordan
Celebrated for a career that has traversed varieties and styles, appellations and countries, Ehren Jordan is a high-wire act. He has deftly tightroped between power and elegance, always quietly testifying to the unshakeable tenets of great wine: it is of...

American Winemaker Video Series: Tegan Passalacqua

American Winemaker Video Series: Tegan Passalacqua
The heritage of California wine unfurls across its benchlands as an encyclopedic array of gnarly old vines. They tell the stories of pioneering immigrants – and, in turn, the stories of their homelands. They quietly stand, many in plain sight,...

American Winemaker Video Series: David Ramey

American Winemaker Video Series: David Ramey
Few winemakers have been as formative in establishing the modern voice of California wine as David Ramey. He teaches us that a great winemaker is an orchestra conductor – a sedulous student of terroir, a loyal and reverent interpreter of...