“Please check out my radio and television programming with the links below. I have enjoyed the privilege of interviewing leading winegrowers, filmmakers, and educators, so please enjoy the conversations. Cheers!”

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Dave DeSimone talks with biodynamic winegrower Matthieu Barret in Cornas, France about Syrah, Le Petit Ours, and plans for the future.
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Dave DeSimone talks with biodynamic winegrower Christian Binner about his delicious Alsace Pinot Noir red wines.

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Dave DeSimone talks with Aubert de Villaine about efforts to preserve and restore the L’Abbaye Saint-Vivant, the beautiful site in the Hautes-Côtes de Nuits and the historic home of the Benedictine monks who fully developed the practice of planting Pinot Noir vines in some Burgundy’s most storied vineyards.

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Dave DeSimone talks with Christian Beyer and André Ostertag, two of the leading producers of Pinot Noirs from Alsace, France.


Dave DeSimone talks with 6th generation California winegrower Katie Bunschu of Gundlach-Bunschu Winery in Sonoma County.

Domaine Arnoux-Lachaux’s Charles Lachaux, one of the current Burgundy generation’s most promising talents, discusses tradition, terroir and his approach to making wine in Vosne-Romanée and Nuits-Saint-Georges.


Dave DeSimone interviews Mr. Terry Fritsch on the terroirs of Alsace, France, and Ms. Séverine Schlumberger, winegrower at Domaine Schlumberger, on the “Alsace Crus et Terroirs” association.


Dave DeSimone interviews Mr. Monty Waldin whose book “Biodynamic Wine” demystifies and explains the global trend to producing more flavorful and fresh wines made from grapes grown with organic and biodynamic methods.


Dave DeSimone interviews filmmaker Mr. Erik Shirai whose documentary film “The Birth of Saké” reveals the passionate personalities and sacrifices behind making world class rice wines.


Dave DeSimone interviews Mary Gorman-McAdams, MW, on the terroir and terrific wine values from the Côtes de Bordeaux producers in France.