Archive for the Tag 'Ravenswood Winery'


2013 Class of the Vintners Hall of Fame: Cesar Chavez, Robert M. Parker, Jr., Frank Schoonmaker, and Merry Edwards

The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) has announced that its 2013 Vintners Hall of Fame inductees will be legendary labor leader Cesar Chavez, wine writer Frank Schoonmaker, the founder of The Wine Advocate, Robert Parker, and winemaking pioneer Meredith “Merry” Edwards. I love the announcement of this annual award, because it captures the heart of the […]


I’ve Finally Met the Man Behind Zinfandel’s Fame ~ Joel Peterson ~ Part 1

This first video is a photo journal of the 20th anniversary of the tasting room location event. I’m showing you this one just in case you’d like to see Ravenswood Winery and their celebration. The second video below is an interview between Joel Peterson and Jose Diaz, talking about Ravenswood and Joel’s history in the […]


Joel Peterson, Godfather of Zin, is celebrating 20 years of being at his winery location in Sonoma

Joel Peterson of Ravenswood, who’s the  founding winemaker and “Godfather of Zin”…and a great friend to Zinfandel, is putting on a shindig (I’ll be the one with the camera): Saturday, August 27th, 11:00am – 4:00pm Ravenswood Winery, 18701 Gehricke Rd, Sonoma, CA 95476 Price: $20 per person / $15 for Ravenswood Wine Club Members RSVP: […]