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Interpreting Wine Podcast

Jan 30, 2023

I’m Lawrence Francis, Host of Interpreting Wine, welcoming you to the Napa Valley Special series. Across these 5 episodes recorded in Dec 2022 and Jan 2023 we’ll be exploring the Napa Valley scene through the lens of 5 very different wineries. Giving an incredibly detailed and up to date snapshot of this fascinating region, its people, land and winemaking. Make sure you subscribe to Interpreting Wine wherever your listening so you don’t miss an episode.

We kick things off in the company of Emma Swain of St. Supery Estate 


00:00:08) Episode intro

(00:01:08) Emma Swain origin Story

(00:05:40) St Supery team

(00:07:30) Technology in the cellar

(00:11:00) Export markets

(00:15:55) Dollarhide Ranch virtual tour

(00:22:08) Geological influences

(00:27:20) Napa Valley Agricultural Preserve

(00:30:35) Enotourism offering

(00:35:20) Premiere Napa Valley tasting 

(00:37:30) Contact details

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The New Investors

GUEST CONTACT: Emma Swain, St. Supery Estate

Date recorded: 21 Dec 2022

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Napa Valley series direct links

Emma Swain, St. Supery Estate

Jon Ruel, Trefethen Family Vineyards

Nate Weis, Silver Oak Cellars

Ray Signorello, Signorello Estate

Steve Matthiasson, Matthiasson