Winemaker Spotlight: Brian Loring – Part 1

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Rosella’s Vineyard, one grape source for Loring Wines.

Brian Loring, founder of the Loring Wine Company has rocketed to success as one of California’s top Pinot Noir winemakers. In fact, Wine Spectator Magazine recently profiled Brian as one of “California’s New Generation”. In today’s show he walks us through the story of how he got started. This is part 1 of a 2 part series. To contact: Loring Wine Company

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6 Responses to “Winemaker Spotlight: Brian Loring – Part 1”


  1. 1 Thomas Mar 8th, 2005 at 11:56 am

    Great show guys. Very informative.

    What is the difference I should expect from a California Pinot vs one from Oregon or even the Burgundy region of France?

    Thomas V

  2. 2 Nataie Mar 13th, 2005 at 1:38 pm

    I have had Loring Wine several times in the past few years and I must say they are consistently of a very high caliber. I ove the style. Excellent show and great wine maker. Nat

  3. 3 C.C. Mar 13th, 2005 at 5:26 pm

    As always, a great show.

    As I drove home listening to this show I figured it was time to finally try a Pinot so I swung by the store on the way home and enjoyed a bottle of Frei Brothers that night.

    Didn’t taste a whole lot like Cherry Pez, but it was still extremely enjoyable!

  4. 4 Steven Mar 14th, 2005 at 1:37 pm

    Loring interviews

    Great interviews, I’ll be checking out the site often!

    Steven K.

  5. 5 kluskiewicz Mar 14th, 2005 at 4:26 pm

    Regular guys
    I’ve been enjoying graperadio for about two weeks. The hosts provide a ton of great information and they do it in a way that isn’t overly produced. This makes the content totally memorable and familiar even though they are over on the opposite coast. Lifting a glass of Pinot Noir right now!

    kluskiewicz

  6. 6 Brian Clark Mar 14th, 2005 at 5:47 pm

    Great to hear everyone is enjoying the shows. Keeps the comments coming and feel free to comment or send us an email on any types of shows or guests you would like to see in the future. Can’t make any promoises but we will do our best to fill your request.

    Best Regards,

    Brian Clark

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