interview

  1. Austin Winery: American Winemakers in an Urban City

    Austin Winery: American Winemakers in an Urban City

    The fellas at Austin Winery are anything but traditional winemakers. Cooper Anderson and Ross McLauchlan are navigating the wine world by following their own north star, as neither come to winemaking natively. It’s a path chosen rather than given, self taught, these gentlemen have encompassed in ten years what takes some wineries generations to obtain. Mastering first ‘conventional’ winemaking, then rolling the dice and taking a chance on a more natural, terroir driven approach. As proof by their wine portfolio, they are creating fun and interesting wines by interpreting others' winemaking styles in their own way and giving them a proper Texas twist by sourcing all their organic fruit within state lines.

    They’re on their way to prestige and taking their tribe with them along the way, emboldening their team to try their own hands at creating the good juice under the Austin Winery Umbrella, with a ‘what is good for them, is good for us’ philosophy and even displaying their friend’s artwork on th...

  2. Argentina Beyond Malbec: Interview with Lucia Romero of Dos Minas

    Argentina Beyond Malbec: Interview with Lucia Romero of Dos Minas

    "We want these wines to transport the consumers to our unique desert-like region, and at the same time we want to make wines that are easy to drink and enjoy with friends and family." - Lucia Romero
  3. Santa Cruz Mountains and Drew Huffine of Trail Marker Wine Co

    Santa Cruz Mountains and Drew Huffine of Trail Marker Wine Co

    "We wanted to work with mountain fruit, we wanted to find undersung sites and really bring them to people; this was a desire to create wines that were beautiful, that presented the terroir and individuality of their sites." -Drew Huffine
  4. Understanding Slovenian Wine: Interview with Martin Gruzovin of Guerila

    Understanding Slovenian Wine: Interview with Martin Gruzovin of Guerila

    "My grandfather changed his passport three times from 1926 when he was born, until he died 10 years ago." Martin Gruzovin of Guerila on the political turmoil that impacts Slovenian winemaking culture.
  5. Gaetana Jacono, Valle dell’Acate

    Gaetana Jacono, Valle dell’Acate

    Jameson Fink interviews Gaetana Jacono of Valle dell’Acate in Sicily who is straddling the traditional and the modern.
  6. Charles Cimicky, Cimicky Wines

    Charles Cimicky, Cimicky Wines

    Interview with Charles Cimicky, Cimicky Wines in the Barossa Valley, Australia.
  7. Randall Grahm, Bonny Doon Vineyard

    Randall Grahm, Bonny Doon Vineyard

    Dorothy J. Gaiter interviews Randall Grahm of Bonny Doon Vineyard
  8. Welcoming Meg Houston Maker as Managing Editor

    Welcoming Meg Houston Maker as Managing Editor

    Interview with new Grape Collective Managing Editor Meg Houston Maker.
  9. Fiona Donald, Seppeltsfield, Barossa Valley

    Fiona Donald, Seppeltsfield, Barossa Valley

    Interview with Seppeltsfield head winemaker, in the Barossa Valley, South Australia
  10. Welcoming Jameson Fink as Contributing Editor

    Welcoming Jameson Fink as Contributing Editor

    An interview with Jameson Fink who has joined Grape Collective as Contributing Editor.
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