Category Archives: California

A Pioneer in Organic Farming- Phil LaRocca, LaRocca Vineyards- September 27- The Connected Table LIVE!

Phil LaRocca, founder of LaRocca Vineyards, is a pioneer in organic farming and sulfite-free wine production.  Phil was recently named Farmer of the Year by the Organic Trade Association for his work to help create the California Food and Production Act and formulate official guidelines for organic wine, and for his own efforts as a […]
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She Went From Dietetics to Wine Making – June 14

  It’s all about chemistry. Cambria Wines’ Denise Shurtleff was studying for a degree in dietetics and food administration with the intention of focusing on a career in nutrition when she decided to apply for an internship at a winery. She never looked back, and the chemistry of winemaking became her calling. Denise spent 16 years […]
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Salivation Wednesdays @ConnectedTableLIVE Nov. 4

News from our show guests…… Congratulations to Chef Alon Shaya whose Shaya Restaurant in New Orleans was named Esquire Magazine‘s Restaurant of the Year. We look forward to having Shaya’s partner, John Besh, on our show soon. Cocktail Whisperer Warren Bobrow‘s 4th book “Cannabis Cocktails” is now in pre-sell.This is surely a first on this topic in the cocktail world. A tamarind gazed turkey by Chef Pierre Thiam […]
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