01 Goretti Winery & Vineyards, Grechetto and Sagrantino di Montefalco, Umbria, Italy – Sara Goretti
Fourth generation, Sara Goretti, joins us to share the story of her family’s winemaking heritage in Perugia and Montefalco, located in Umbria “the green heart of Italy” and “the only region without the sea influence.” We focus our attention on the two indigenous varieties that Goretti is known: Grechetto dry white and Sagrantino di Montefalco serious red. Look for current vintage 2012 for the Grechetto and 2007 (yes… really!) for the Sagrantino di Montefalco. Additional wines available in the US include a light and refreshing non-vintage Moscato, the dry, medium-bodied Montefalco Rosso, Pinot Grigio, Trebbiano Grechetto white blend, and Sangiovese Merlot red blend.
02 Goretti Winery & Vineyards: Family-Owned and Operated Producer of Award-Winning Wines of Umbria – Sara Goretti
The Goretti vineyards are located in the heart of Italy’s Umbria region, just outside the city of Perugia. This hilly region is known for its rich, flavorful and full-bodied white, red and rosé wines. All while taking great pride in their family’s antique tradition of winemaking, today they also employ sophisticated modern techniques to produce their wines. You can find their vineyards located in an area classified as “D.O.C. Colli Perugini”, as well as in an area classified as “Montefalco D.O.C.G.”, where the celebrated Sagrantino di Montefalco wines are produced.
03 Scott Harvey Wines + Jana Wines = 10 Years of Romance in Amador County and Napa Valley – Jana and Scott Harvey
Scott and Jana Harvey, co-partners, Scott Harvey Wines, Jana Wines, are celebrating their tenth year in operation. The Scott Harvey line focuses on Scott’s roots – Zinfandel, Syrah, Barbera, and a Port made from Portuguese varieties grown in the Sierras. Scott’s roots are in Amador County, which has allowed him to develop considerable expertise with these varietals. Jana Wines are named to convey the romance and passion Scott feels for his wife, Jana, that spring from Scott’s winemaking training in Germany. Approachable, food friendly and full of luscious fruit, these wines have struck a cord in the marketplace.
04 Jana + Scott Harvey – Romance and Passion in Napa Valley and the Sierra Foothills – Jana and Scott Harvey
Jana Wines are from the best of Napa Valley varietals. The Cabernet Sauvignon is an elegant Bordeaux Blend. The Riesling, Ice Wine, and Blanc de Blanc 100% Riesling, are innovative wines that spring from Scott’s winemaking training in Germany. InZinerator and One Last Kiss are blended with Zinfandel, Syrah and port varieties. They represent a mixture of Scott’s European training with California winemaking that exhibit new world extraction and richness with old world acidity and structure.