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"napa valley" Discussed on Entrepreneur on FIRE

Entrepreneur on FIRE

04:22 min | Last month

"napa valley" Discussed on Entrepreneur on FIRE

"Of building the next napa valley in the himalayas recognizing once again that had didn't start off as my dream to be involved. I just thought it would be super cool if they did it But then once. I once i became involved in realized i could be a piece of this and actually i think that bhutan is probably the last country in the world. That has the organic potential to grow. Amazing wine grapes. That doesn't already do it. Most places that can do it had been doing it for thousands of years and it was just to your point earlier. It's remote. And so you know marco polo and the roman army never got there with their handfuls grapes and so they ever planted in there. But what i'm doing is is we've taken a very collaborative approach with that. The country You know there's a. I don't know if you're familiar with with batons spent some time and and obviously the himalayas but they have a concept called gross domestic happiness instead of gross domestic product which is an amazing way to live. But they believe that. What's more important is the happiness of their citizens rather than any arbitrary economic success and so they have different pillars that that guide the gross domestic happiness for us. What we did is. We didn't approach the wine industry as like. Hey here's a way to make a few bucks it was. Here's a way that we think that this mashes extremely well with what you're trying to do with gross national happiness. And and then we went around and we got buy in from all of the various ministries of the government. You know that would have a say in this. The ministry of agriculture the ministry of economic affairs and so so on and so forth so we started with that then. Obviously you know. There's a enormous amount of logistics to try to get grapes up to the himalayas in vineyard plant. And but were. We've planted eight vineyard so far were up to about. We've got a hundred acres or so in total vineyard land but only about fifty acres are planted where we're still trying to experiment and see what's going to work there because no one knows it's never been done before and so you know back to your tactical what do you do. Well you do as much research as you can but eventually you just gotta grip it and rip it and and so we're doing that but we're doing it in a very mindful fail forward kind of way. So what's been one of your most frustrating experiences as far and.

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"napa valley" Discussed on Entrepreneur on FIRE

Entrepreneur on FIRE

02:50 min | Last month

"napa valley" Discussed on Entrepreneur on FIRE

"Lot of people have dreams like i have dreams. Kate has dreams. People listening to this podcast. They have dreams. But there's a difference between having dreams and actually feet on the grounds accomplishing dreams. So let's get specific like let's really talk this through. Because i think fire nation can maybe learn from the action that you're going to be taking about great ways. They can go forward accomplishing their dream. So how are you accomplishing your dream of building the next napa valley in the himalayas recognizing once again that had didn't start off as my dream to be involved. I just thought it would be super cool if they did it But then once. I once i became involved in realized i could be a piece of this and actually i think that bhutan is probably the last country in the world. That has the organic potential to grow. Amazing wine grapes. That doesn't already do it. Most places that can do it had been doing it for thousands of years and it was just to your point earlier. It's remote. And so you know marco polo and the roman army never got there with their handfuls grapes and so they ever planted in there. But what i'm doing is is we've taken a very collaborative approach with that. The country You know there's a. I don't know if you're familiar with with batons spent some time and and obviously the himalayas but they have a concept called gross domestic happiness instead of gross domestic product which is an amazing way to live. But they believe that. What's more important is the happiness of their citizens rather than any arbitrary economic success and so they have different pillars that that guide the gross domestic happiness for us. What we did is. We didn't approach the wine industry as like. Hey here's a way to make a few bucks it was. Here's a way that we think that this mashes extremely well with what you're trying to do with gross national happiness. And and then we went around and we got buy in from all of the various ministries of the government. You know that would have a say in this. The ministry of agriculture the ministry of economic affairs and so so on and so forth so we started with that then. Obviously you know. There's a enormous amount of logistics to try to get grapes up to the himalayas in vineyard plant. And but were. We've planted eight vineyard so far were up to about. We've got a hundred acres or so in total vineyard land but only about fifty acres are planted where we're still trying to experiment and see what's going to work there because no one knows it's never been done before and so you know back to your tactical what do you do. Well you do as much research as you can but eventually you just gotta grip it and rip it and and so we're doing that but we're doing it in a very mindful fail forward kind of way.

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Building the Next Napa Valley In the HIMALAYAS With Wine Expert Michael Juergens

Entrepreneur on FIRE

02:50 min | Last month

Building the Next Napa Valley In the HIMALAYAS With Wine Expert Michael Juergens

"Lot of people have dreams like i have dreams. Kate has dreams. People listening to this podcast. They have dreams. But there's a difference between having dreams and actually feet on the grounds accomplishing dreams. So let's get specific like let's really talk this through. Because i think fire nation can maybe learn from the action that you're going to be taking about great ways. They can go forward accomplishing their dream. So how are you accomplishing your dream of building the next napa valley in the himalayas recognizing once again that had didn't start off as my dream to be involved. I just thought it would be super cool if they did it But then once. I once i became involved in realized i could be a piece of this and actually i think that bhutan is probably the last country in the world. That has the organic potential to grow. Amazing wine grapes. That doesn't already do it. Most places that can do it had been doing it for thousands of years and it was just to your point earlier. It's remote. And so you know marco polo and the roman army never got there with their handfuls grapes and so they ever planted in there. But what i'm doing is is we've taken a very collaborative approach with that. The country You know there's a. I don't know if you're familiar with with batons spent some time and and obviously the himalayas but they have a concept called gross domestic happiness instead of gross domestic product which is an amazing way to live. But they believe that. What's more important is the happiness of their citizens rather than any arbitrary economic success and so they have different pillars that that guide the gross domestic happiness for us. What we did is. We didn't approach the wine industry as like. Hey here's a way to make a few bucks it was. Here's a way that we think that this mashes extremely well with what you're trying to do with gross national happiness. And and then we went around and we got buy in from all of the various ministries of the government. You know that would have a say in this. The ministry of agriculture the ministry of economic affairs and so so on and so forth so we started with that then. Obviously you know. There's a enormous amount of logistics to try to get grapes up to the himalayas in vineyard plant. And but were. We've planted eight vineyard so far were up to about. We've got a hundred acres or so in total vineyard land but only about fifty acres are planted where we're still trying to experiment and see what's going to work there because no one knows it's never been done before and so you know back to your tactical what do you do. Well you do as much research as you can but eventually you just gotta grip it and rip it and and so we're doing that but we're doing it in a very mindful fail forward kind of way.

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Why Larry Elder Is Fighting for the Governorship of California

The Eric Metaxas Show

01:22 min | 2 months ago

Why Larry Elder Is Fighting for the Governorship of California

"Yes i am running for governor of california. I've been officially erica. Politicians for all of a little more than two weeks and in two weeks according to the polls i have twenty three percent my next rival. I forget how much he has been very much. I'm already the front runner on the republican side but that probably isn't even that That big of a deal because this to stamp deal The voters in california. I have to vote to recall gavin. Newsom there requires fifty percent plus one voter to do so that it will be added up later on and assuming fifty percent plus one have voted to remove gavin newsom. Then you go to. Who do you want to replace him. And so far. I'm the leader. But the reason i'm getting into this race eric is because of the way this man has shut down the state in the more severe way any of the other forty nine states. He literally was sitting at the french restaurant called. The french. laundry hadn't even heard of until in this happened in napa valley. He incurred a twelve thousand dollar wine tab by the way we taxpayers have to spend but more were had to pay more than that he was sitting there with the very lobbyist and a medical fresh knows his cabinet That draft very mandates that he was violating but not wearing masks by not socially distancing that we have the problem rising crime or the problem of rising home. Is this the first time in our state's history Net migration out of california and the primary reason that people making between fifty and one hundred k. Give leaving california is that they cannot afford the price of a

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California Governor Gavin Newsom Has a Problem and Larry Elder Is Here to Solve It

Mike Gallagher Podcast

01:38 min | 3 months ago

California Governor Gavin Newsom Has a Problem and Larry Elder Is Here to Solve It

"Gavin newsom has a problem on his hands. He's got. He's got a problem with a lot of disaffected angry. Frustrated californians who just simply are fed up with the direction the state is going. And i'm hearing from california's every day. Who say larry elder is exactly what this state needs. And where do you start. Two point two million californian signed a petition to recall this man and it is estimated that between twenty five percent. They've even thirty percent. Were independent and democrats voted him just two years earlier. You start with the famous meal that he had at the restaurant called the french laundry. I never heard of it. Until until i found out it was in napa valley and i thought it was one of the most elite restaurants in california is not i thought it was. The most elite restaurant in america is not one of the most elite restaurants in the world and wind. Tab alone was twelve thousand dollars being picking picking it up and it wasn't just that he was dining there while he was shutting down business elsewhere. He was dining with the very same medical professions. Who dropped who drafted the corona virus mandate. They were violating. They weren't totally distancing wearing masks and meanwhile he has his own kids in private education in school and he exempted his own winery from the mary a mandate he was imposing on everybody else. Now i was a small businessman. I ran a business for fourteen years. It was accessible. I sold it was still going after i sold. It didn't liquidated didn't go bankrupt. But i will tell you more. Nearly half of all small businesses in going bankrupt and those revive are often operating on very thin margins. How many lies. How many dreams. How many hopes that. He just dashed by shutting down this date in the most severe way than any other governor.

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Flamin' Hot with Richard Montaez

Cafe con Pam Podcast

02:34 min | 4 months ago

Flamin' Hot with Richard Montaez

"Though we have this gomez like behold ball and like. Put your head down to get to work. I think and you share it in the book. When the ceo said think like an owner richard back then was like okay. He asked us to like an owner. And then you started developing distinct and you got the courage to make that phone call roy. So we'll explore that later. Let's take it back a second. Who is literature. What's his heritage mexican. And i was. I was born here. My dad com from a water s. And he moved out paso from el paso. He went to new mexico and from new mexico. He went to southern california where he met my mom. And that's where it all started. But i was born in in what was called a farm. Count everybody in the area that was born. Take greater wass to california's probably about two thousand people. You know what the pretty cool about the history. There's people don't know this. The area that i was born in the ontario airport guadalete california rancho cucamonga. All that was acting the biggest wine producing area in the country. It was bigger than napa valley. That's where i was born in a one room apartment. I was gonna say my birth certificate doesn't have an address. It has a house number cost number eighteen. 'cause you know the gwozdecky. I never met him of course but know he from what i was told you know my grandfather stories of him was he was a good a good man you know. He built the housing for the latino. He built the school he built a grocery store. He built a church. He came from italy so everything was replicated of his hometown which was pretty cool You know my grandpa and my dad really grew up with a challenge. I got a little bit because we got out of there. Like eight years old or something. But you know i'd go back and visit but it was know a wonderful place to for me as a child. You know there was. There was no bathrooms inside. The one room. Bathrooms were outside. You know it was like a college or a school showers and all that and then there was no kitchens. The kitchen again were across the hallway. They were community kitchen. It was big stoves like a restaurant so every morning i had lunch or dinner with ten fifteen different families and you know i learned community because as mama grandma was cooking if you ran out of something the lady next to you would pass it on and she needed something you you pass it on. So i i saw community for san the other thing too that i wanted to say to is a. I'm not an immigrant. But because of being latino in the sixties i was treated as an

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"napa valley" Discussed on Biz Talk Radio

Biz Talk Radio

06:26 min | 5 months ago

"napa valley" Discussed on Biz Talk Radio

"Vineyard management. They can also come into Napa Valley, and if they're not ready to purchase land or purchase vineyard, they confined broker who can help them. Acquire grapes by the ton is how we sell them. And then it's about 65 cases a ton. So you do a little bit of math and fear. What you need to get started. Yeah, it's it's nice that it is accessible for people and I like to believe Most the time when people are coming in. They have the right intentions to make something great. Occasionally someone makes him plunk, but they tend to leave fairly quickly, he said. Most people have the passion and you touched on that. You need capital to start a business and you have had capital when you've started. Your business is so what advice do you have for making your money? Go a long way. Well, the first device I would have is don't go into the wine business. But and I say that with you cheeky love me as on the So when you come into the wine industry, you typically need about 2 to 3 years before you'll have a return. So if I harvested this cabernet sauvignon this particular year, Realistically, I would have to wait 24 to 36 months for it to hit the marketplace. That's a long capital. So when I recommend for people who want to come in this business is you have to understand you're our ally Miles and I would have at least 5 to 7 years of available capital expecting it negative. For the police the first five years and then that neutral 56 and then profit after that, it's a long, captain, You really got to be passionate, passionate patient and willing to persevere because then you have the market cycles. On top of that. So it is beautiful Though. The ones you are in this year you're involved with agriculture. You're involved with the seasonality of just the sun. The winter the spring the fall. You have it all there and then you have this beautiful product. To come with his well, So I do think that having the great business plan, of course, that's standard blocking and tackling the right idea with the wine and the right venue to market. It. Are your friends going to buy the wine? Will they buy the wine and second and a third time? So one has to be very careful because sellers fill up quickly. And it is lovely, though, because it is a product that not only can you age, but if you encourage your friends, they tend to help you drink. Yeah, Yeah, absolutely. Now you are self funded s O. This is especially may be accessible for somebody who can self funder business are their investors in this space is something where you can get investors and and start a winery. There are there are opportunities for that. I've seen that with some of my friends who have grown up with I have decided that they wanted to. Instead of taking all the opportunity, and all the risk is well for themselves. They have opened up the opportunity, and they've invited investors to come in. And being an investor in the wine business has some remarkable perks first. Then you get to partake in that so it is possible to either start something and to gain investors or to find a really beautiful high TEER wine companies to invest into it's all private market. It's all word of mouth. It's very substance gel. Um, but it's wonderful, so I'm not If you want it, you can find it. And I know that you're a big fan of having mentors. Can you speak to that a little bit, so I'm very lucky. I've had different mentors across the board whether it's a business mentor, who I looked to my father and my father, Michael Mondavi, who really Helped to create Napa Valley in the California wine industry. You're not going to find a better mentor than him. He's seen it done. It built it and then done it again. So you and I always think that my father is remarkably and one of the best teachers I've ever seen. So you know, I like to learn from him, and I always encourage him to please you have more speaking Asians go to David's good of Fresno Speak more because he has so much to offer. Um why? Making mentors them different type of topic finding someone who will not just tell you. What should you do when when the rains are coming, so I picked now Do I wait, but someone who inspired you to think and to challenge you to draw it out of yourself to make these decisions. And I had a great mentor like that with Tony Coltrane and live news since Oh, goodness gracious since 1973 have known him, so you know, finding their mentors that you can trust to one's fire you and to me a mentor is one that pulls the answer out of you, but one that doesn't give it to you. Yeah, that's great. Now, obviously winemaking business, very competitive business. Everyone's got their own theory. And what makes you stand out? Differentiate yourself from the competition is that the label is the price point. Maybe it's several things. Can you speak to what makes you stand out and competitive in this industry? Yeah, as as an industry. It's a little bit of everything, and unfortunately, there's there's great market Analytics. You know, we can understand if you want to be a California A V a wine and your 10 19. That is one set of matrix. That is great. You know you you know in the supermarket channel, and then you need to go beyond actually driver ties in your funding That is big business. That is hundreds of thousands of cases. It is a tough category to enter profit margins are even even more narrow. As we then we moved from a bigger region than into cinema Napa. We start to find that your brands could be smaller. There tends to be higher investment level on a per case basis, or per acre basis. If you're investing there. They're also then the return is well. I like being smaller. I like being focused. I love the craft orientation of being hands on and walking in the vineyards. Creating the fermentation is the seller. That's where I really enjoyed but to gain that entry, whether it's the volume tear where the height here there is information out there, and there is information available. Died. Personally think Silicon Valley Bank is probably the most astute and that has the best depth of information available and in the truthfully think that they are quite brilliant. How they analyze the market. Really good stuff. Thank you so much for your time and all of your insights. What a fun industry you're in. Well, I've loved that You have me today and thank you for talking about one. It's a great passion of mine in the family. And look for more to come from us. Awesome. Thank you so much. Rodman. Dobby Junior, is a winemaker and co founder. Of Michael Mondavi family estate, and we.

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California lawmakers violate their own COVID-19 rules

America's First News

00:42 sec | 11 months ago

California lawmakers violate their own COVID-19 rules

"California's governor who violated rules aimed at controlling the spread of the Corona virus, right a bare minimum the spirit of rules and they tell others to follow. San Francisco mayor London Breed dined at a posh Napa Valley restaurant the day after Governor Newsome was there. Also, a San Jose Mayor Sam Ricardo, who has now apologized, went to his parent's house for Thanksgiving. And in L, A county supervisor dined outdoors hours after voting to ban outdoor dining. All three were on the hot seat Tuesday this after various reports that they violated rules. The San Francisco Chronicle reporting breed joined seven others at the three Michelin starred French Laundry on November 7th to celebrate a socialite's 60th birthday and his

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California man builds mini version of Disneyland's Matterhorn roller coaster in his yard

Colleen and Bradley

02:32 min | 11 months ago

California man builds mini version of Disneyland's Matterhorn roller coaster in his yard

"Who spent the entire like since the pandemic hit since quarantine started. Rebuilding the Matterhorn, the ride from Disneyland in his backyard, rebuilding it, like building it like doing a replica of the Met, like inspired by the Matterhorn. He made his own roller coaster that's insane in his backyard, so this it's so cool. This guy named Sean Larochelle, who's a graduate student. He's pursuing his masters in architecture. Clemson University. He was like, you know what would be fun? Why don't I make a roller coaster in the backyard? And he sure enough, did you guys He did this with his own two hands, He Was He and his wife and their three Children are quarantining with his parents and siblings at their home in Napa Valley, and he was like we should build a roller coaster, he said. I want to see my dad and I was like, I think we're gonna build a roller coaster in the back. Gary. He's like, Oh, yeah, that's fine. No worries. They spent. With the help of 30 friends. They spent months like every day before work started. They would work on this project. And then every night after work from the From the time they got done with work until nightfall. They would spend putting this roller coaster together. And they did it mostly. I mean, they're not professionals like this is like they're not roller coaster designers. Hopefully, they know enough because that would save me a little bit. It is a 52nd ride from beginning to end. Hey, said it's got like rock formations, waterfalls and animatronic yeti. Uh, it's, he said, it's like it is an oh, Marge to the actual Matterhorn ride in Disneyland, and he says, it's just like they just did it for fun, and it works. No, it looks a made its way When you said roller coaster in the backyard. I was not expecting this. Like it's an actual roller coaster. It's like they built the mountain and the whole nine yards. They didn't mostly with stuff that they could get on. Amazon source online. Disturbing What crazy? What's the material made out of? It's not like Paper machine. I think so. I know from what I will for. I mean, most of it is will they use loves or to build the structure? And then they actually covered it with something And did? I don't know some sort of technique to make it look like looks like rocks. Right? So for those of you can't see it. It looks like a very many version of the Matterhorn. I mean, honestly. Yeah, that would be

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Visiting Frankfurt

Travel with Rick Steves

03:50 min | 1 year ago

Visiting Frankfurt

"Let's start the our in one of germany's power cities frankfurt in an interview recorded just before the global pandemic lockdown typically berlin. Munich can steal the show at the german city of frankfurt shines on its own as a modern city that also offers a great look. Today's germany devastated in world war two bombings and rebuilt with a new design. Today it's a gleaming city of towering skyscrapers and powerful straddling the mine river and the mine river is find riverside park lined with museums and taverns that are popular for their apple. Wine to learn more. We're joined in our studio by two german guys. Caroliina marburg and barbara ship kofsky barbara and carolina. Thanks for joining us. Thank you having us. Currently know when people think frankfurt in germany. What do they think. What's the reputation of frankfurt. The reputation is of. I think in english it's referred to as banquet but we more often call it mine. Hatton mind being the river that runs through it and mine. Hatton the reference to manhattan so skyscrapers banks and all that which however implies a certain lack of soul and therefore a lot of germans like well frankford so it's it seems to be just bank money trade however if you actually get to know it. Compared to at first sight frankford is a love at second side because it is it has a lot of local. Beauty has a lot of local charm. But it's something you need to discover. Yeah and it does have a shiny skyline. It's a city of skyscrapers. I think mine. Hutton is a good name because in germany. There's nothing so close to new york as frankfurt and it's a beautiful sky and they take care of how it is assembled so even though it keeps growing it's nicely assembled. There's a pedestrian bridge across the mine. River the irony. The irony is energy and when you stand in the iron bridge. You've got these beautiful parks on both sides of the mine river and then you've got this skyline and it just feels like a kind of a german new york. It's actually the recommendation for some a night is to go to the other side of the mine river and sit down on the green get. Maybe a fish sooner and napa valley and then marvel at. That's gallon i you know. Most americans they go to to old stuff. I love to see modern skylines also. I like modern architecture. London is great for that and in germany. You wouldn't find that in munich that's for sure to find it in frankfurt and the the big skyscraper that's open for the tourist as i understand is the tower named after the river and it's fifty four floors tall six hundred and fifty feet up there and the terrace on top is just an amazing view at the city. Now barbara one. We're thinking about frankfurt. It also has obviously a lot of history. And i know there was a big struggle in the nineteenth century when germany was being united. There's a small states that spoke german and there was prussia and there was and those were of the leading contenders to be the force behind which germany was united but apart from prussia and bavaria. You had a bunch of little states than looked to frankfurt talk about frankfurt in eighteen. Forty eight and how that was part of this german unification while you have in frankfurt. The famous poet skier it used to be an actual protestant church and if somebody gets the german medal of honor. I'm gonna macos going to give that to that person. In that church it goes back to that assembly in eighteen forty eight. The first national assembly democrats were getting together and saying this is what we want. We don't want the monarchy. Let's be democratic country so it was sort of the home of the german Feeling for democracy rather than autocracy. Yeah you mentioned pulse church. i think. The englishman repulsed. And that's a museum for that today. Essentially can go and see paintings and etchings that period. Our german tour guides to frankfurt on travel. With rick steves barbara schakowsky and carolina marburger.

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More Halloween Wines 2020

The CheapWineFinder Podcast

05:28 min | 1 year ago

More Halloween Wines 2020

"It's now, it's me Dave from a cheap wine finder.com off the scary music playing which means is another Halloween wines episode. And today we've got I mean look at it. It's Freakshow Lodi Chardonnay. 2818. Yeah, it's a freak Show Off is actually not all that scary the scary but the freak Show is more reference to a long time probably novel side shows and on the front. There's the mermaid lady the fish lady and it's kind of scary in the Ray Bradbury Something Wicked This Way Comes kind of way, which I'm done with. They're trying to get in. But you know. It looks good. And it tastes great. And the best thing about this one thing I find our for $14 is from Michael and David their their fifth generation. I think the 6th generation still working at the winery grape Growers and Lodi the family has been farming there for over a hundred and fifty years, which is kind of off but I'm talking here which is kind of common in Lodi. There's a lot of the big names there have been there for Generations, which is one of the things I like about it were so many Palm wine brands in California are fo wine Brands mean no Winery. No Vineyard safe, they buy the grapes and they rent the space make good wine, but low tides that I'm not doing an old-school. This is a really good Chardonnay. It's half barrel fermented and 1/2 stainless steel fermented, but they used all new o'farrell's off. I don't know what he said, but I'm afraid now and 80% new French barrels and 20% new American Oak barrels that's expensive. This is a line. I found off $14 and that's an upscale a little detail that really makes this wine because it's got really premium. It's Gotta Stay prudent Michael and David they have different lipsticks sense cerrad a couple of other brands there. They do a good job along with Freak Show also has as in a Cabernet seven young at a red blend which are like those are three of the best things you can get out of load at. And you know, it's a really great place for value-priced. Why isn't this Chardonnay? Leave me alone. You're trying to scare me, but it won't work. It's a really great place though the San Pablo Bay, which is the northern part of San Francisco Bay goes far enough Inland, even though it's The Vineyards are like from 7,200 miles away from the ocean. The bay is up there and there's all these river valleys that go flowing through there. It's lower areas cold air gets funneled in there and they can have wine even though nothing around them is the old able to grow grapes. Napa Valley is north of them and West and they're in the mountains and that changes everything to load. I'm not have the mountains or they're they have valleys. This is a really tasty chardonnays and the oak program with all that new Oak and and the fermentation and Oak really comes through cuz there's some really delicious page here. And it's it's nothing is over-the-top. Everything has kind of bounced out and it's like there's some salty and loose things. There's there's some buttery phone numbers. There's some creamy flavors are some ripe fruit flavors. There's just a lot of flavor here. So if it's not the scariest Halloween one, I could come up with no skulls or you know, anything like that. It does taste really good. Can you hear that too, or is it just me? So anyway? I keep on taking ships cuz it's that good. It's a delicious why it's got its because of all that Oak and the way they made it they you know, even though it's a 2018. It's it's it's still a kind of a young one that's got a good and engages your pal in a really nice way. So that's it for me. I found a freakshow chardonnay from I have the zombies invading my headphones and They're good. So I'm the next one. Keep it cheap, but there's more Halloween's lines come in and adios, and bye-bye.

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"napa valley" Discussed on KTRH

KTRH

01:33 min | 1 year ago

"napa valley" Discussed on KTRH

"Room grapes and across the Napa Valley. More than one 100 destroyed homes or wineries, including iconic properties. Like the Michelin rated restaurant at Meadowood and the Calistoga Ranch, Sally The Fire is still on the move. Nearly four million acres of land have been scorched by the wildfires. Katie our age news time is 703 in local news, As has happened before. Last night, police were called to the Devoe Advanced Behavioral Health Center in League City. Our TV partner. Channel two spoke with one of the police officers. They began barricading the inside, put mattresses and chairs and computers and stuff up in front of the doors to keep us from gaining entry. The standoff lasted for about two hours. The offenders who are now in custody, or ranging in age from 13 to 18. They're facing criminal charges for rioting after attacking staff members. And causing approximately $40,000 in damages and sports. 2020 Cripple Crowns. Third race is Run 146 Preakness Stakes ran at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore Swiss skydiver is the winner only by Nick in college Football. University of Texas lost to Texas Christian today. 33 31, the Aggies lost Alabama 52 to 24 in order to be seen by worldwide theatrical audience. It's the next James Bond release. No time to die is being held back until next year, more than likely in April. News on demand that Katie r. H dot com Next updates at 7 30 Breaking.

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Wine Lovers (MM #3481)

The Mason Minute

01:00 min | 1 year ago

Wine Lovers (MM #3481)

"The Maison with Kevin Nation the wildfires in California had been raging for what nearly a month now and all of a sudden people are thought raised will certain people are outraged. It's wine lovers because the fires have now hit Napa Valley and have even destroyed some of their favorite Vineyards some of their favorite destinations for wine tasting and there's kind of shake my head. And the reason I say this is I started seeing news in my feet about the fires which I've seen all along and about wine together and I couldn't quite understand. I mean I'd heard there were fires in Apple Valley, but it's now reaching worldwide. She cuz French wine lovers are upset. Yes. I'm sad that Vineyards are being burned but people are being burned out of homes and businesses are being burned down. There's something we've got to do because this can't keep happening every year. Yes. I understand wine lovers our lovers. I like wine but isn't there something more important about the California wildfires? We need to make it stop is it climate change is something else going on? Let's stop and figure that out first. That's more important job.

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Wine Lovers (MM #3481)

The Mason Minute

01:00 min | 1 year ago

Wine Lovers (MM #3481)

"The Maison with Kevin Nation the wildfires in California had been raging for what nearly a month now and all of a sudden people are thought raised will certain people are outraged. It's wine lovers because the fires have now hit Napa Valley and have even destroyed some of their favorite Vineyards some of their favorite destinations for wine tasting and there's kind of shake my head. And the reason I say this is I started seeing news in my feet about the fires which I've seen all along and about wine together and I couldn't quite understand. I mean I'd heard there were fires in Apple Valley, but it's now reaching worldwide. She cuz French wine lovers are upset. Yes. I'm sad that Vineyards are being burned but people are being burned out of homes and businesses are being burned down. There's something we've got to do because this can't keep happening every year. Yes. I understand wine lovers our lovers. I like wine but isn't there something more important about the California wildfires? We need to make it stop is it climate change is something else going on? Let's stop and figure that out first. That's more important job.

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Wine Lovers (MM #3481) - burst 1

The Mason Minute

01:00 min | 1 year ago

Wine Lovers (MM #3481) - burst 1

"The Maison with Kevin Nation the wildfires in California had been raging for what nearly a month now and all of a sudden people are thought raised will certain people are outraged. It's wine lovers because the fires have now hit Napa Valley and have even destroyed some of their favorite Vineyards some of their favorite destinations for wine tasting and there's kind of shake my head. And the reason I say this is I started seeing news in my feet about the fires which I've seen all along and about wine together and I couldn't quite understand. I mean I'd heard there were fires in Apple Valley, but it's now reaching worldwide. She cuz French wine lovers are upset. Yes. I'm sad that Vineyards are being burned but people are being burned out of homes and businesses are being burned down. There's something we've got to do because this can't keep happening every year. Yes. I understand wine lovers our lovers. I like wine but isn't there something more important about the California wildfires? We need to make it stop is it climate change is something else going on? Let's stop and figure that out first. That's more important job.

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Trader Joes Napa Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 Review

The CheapWineFinder Podcast

04:49 min | 1 year ago

Trader Joes Napa Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 Review

"And cheap wine fighter.com coming again with a kind of a fun one. Well, at least it was fun like adults playing until off the fires and Napa Valley half and all the tragedy and people lost their lives and grape Vineyards that have burned and raped Wineries and people lost their life's work off. But rather to be a downer when I dressed wine, this one is called the Trader Joe's Platinum Reserve Cabernet, Sauvignon, Oakville, Napa Valley 2018 lot 97 There have been a couple of bumper crops in Napa Valley Sonoma that area so there was Surplus and then the covid-19 off but these are wines and so to restaurants and for parties and none of that's going on right now. So there was a trip plus and there was going to be a great many wines that were going to be a prices. They usually never AR CNET and Trader Joe's was starting to show this was a velour the Palm Spring Mountain at Atlas Peak and there might be another one all Napa some Indian from a high-end subdivision small places. I think the Oak Grove that's where Screaming Eagle is front Screaming Eagles when it was 100 Point perfect lines themselves in the thousands of dollars and I figured out I'm going to have a 1490. I have one that off. Ghost videos of Vineyard within two miles of that place or or something like that. I don't know where the vineyard is. They don't tell you that when you're paying $49 for high-end. Well, I'll tell you about you all the details, you know with Cooperage what force the old came from who's arrived start with winemaker the history of the winery all and for the price of these things and when you don't offer you get cheaper, so I don't know if there's still going to be a a glut is just the last gasps Trader Joe's were you want to run out and find these small production wines? I think there was a little bit less than five thousand cases. There's twelve thousand twelve bottles off the case for each of these but which you know is a lot of wine, especially when it's a nationwide distribution. So, you know on a Thursday Supposed to go to continue there's resorting lions and in the works that are coming our way out of cheap price, but you know a lot of that, you know a big deal any more with the fires are happening there and you'll see the devastation and I know you know people lost their lives people of lost history things. They worked on forever. You know, I just saw a man who had 100,000 bottles in one of his buildings in the building burned burned out. It's just, you know, it's crazy drink to him. I'm going to do that. So I don't know if this is gonna be the last of the cheap wines from Napa Valley. They're coming up or what? But they're good the 1499. There's over those got a nose that is worth you just smelling it all the different Roma's going on in there is worth forty nine thousand. I mean you don't get that and just regular then there is a reason why these Appalachians are famous and this is a 2018. It's not a young age worthy. Why that's drink it now. Maybe you could put it away for a couple of years if you want to you know, but it doesn't need to you can drink it right now, but it tastes great. It's got a lot of flavor. It's got its Sleek doesn't have a lot of Weights medium weight on the palate. It's liquid has a ton of flavor. It's you know, it's just kind of flows money's nice deal II 1499. It kicks butt Trader Joe's says that it's if it were a retail branded. Did you have an air brand on it? What's so for about $30 and $30 Napa cabs are starting to really ride, you know that when it starts getting more expensive a lot of that is because of its more often. It's it's rarer line mean, there's not enough to go around you gotta pay to get them but you really hitting some really good wines when you get dirty on the upper end or you can go higher the 13 get you some good one. And and this

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"napa valley" Discussed on WTOP

WTOP

02:00 min | 1 year ago

"napa valley" Discussed on WTOP

"Tossed during that chase was a key piece of evidence. That was pretty powerful when when the gun was thrown from the car. We knew it was a 40 40 caliber. Investigators believe Murray acted alone. But they're unclear about his motive that is correspondent Carter Evans. Also in California, Fire crews are making minimal progress against two sets of wildfires in Northern California, the Zogg fire north of Sacramento and the glass fire in wine country. The glass Fire is the fourth major fire in three years in the Napa Valley. It's destroyed more than 100 buildings. 80,000 people had to leave their homes piling up what you need for your go bag and getting your car's gassed up. It's just you don't even think about it anymore. It's just this mindless, numb routine. Others are ready to run. In a different way. I have an RV. It's pretty sad when you have to buy a second home because you're hurt. First home is so unreliable. It's correspondent Daniel Back As so far this year, wildfires in California have burned almost 25 times as much land compared to last year. Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who's still recovering in Germany, after being poisoned in Russia by a nerve agent, accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of being behind the attack. Navalny supporters have said that such an attack could have only been ordered at the top levels of the Russian government, although the Kremlin denies involvement, But Wally was flown to Germany two days after falling ill on August 20th on a domestic flight in Russia. The European Union is starting legal proceedings against Britain over Boris Johnson's plan to breach terms of its Brexit divorce deal. EU action underscores the worsening relations with Britain as both sides try to negotiate a free trade agreement before the end of the year. Britain has 30 days to respond to the EU action and any legal proceedings could take months to unfold. That potentially gives the two sides and opportunity to resolve their standoff..

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California wildfires force thousands to evacuate

Morning Edition

01:02 min | 1 year ago

California wildfires force thousands to evacuate

"Two new wildfires in Northern California have forced thousands of people to evacuate. Law enforcement say three people have died in the SOG fire in Shasta County. Separately, the glass fired north of San Francisco has put more than 65,000 people under evacuation orders from member station Kake, Hedy Kevin Stark reports. Officials say the wildfire exploded in size at one point burning across four miles in about six hours. Hot winds drove the flames across Napa Valley, showering members on tinder dry vegetation, sparking more fire and destroying homes. Mark McGuire, a state senator from Sonoma County, said firefighters worked aggressively to save as many homes as possible. This fire is the biggest threat biggest threat to public safety. More than count for me when I remind folks is We do have significant fires across the state as difficult as last night was. Firefighters save much more than were lost. Winds have subsided, but the region is still dry, which will make this an active firefight for the foreseeable future.

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Trader Joes Reserve Carneros Chardonnay 2019 Review

The CheapWineFinder Podcast

05:32 min | 1 year ago

Trader Joes Reserve Carneros Chardonnay 2019 Review

"Then from cheap wine finder.com with a wine review today from Trader Joe's they actually have some interesting wines right now. There is a deadline blood or they were supposed to be a wine glass. Mostly Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley and covid-19 is kind of shut down restaurants sales and you know, there's the fires out there are doing anybody any favors right now, but that's where we're at. And so they're starting to see and Trader Joe's has a bunch of Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. This isn't one of them. This is let me grab the bottle so I get it right. It's the Trader Joe's Reserve Chardonnay canero. Snap Valley 2019 lot 204. Keep in mind the 204 cuz there's also a 205 lot 2:05 and I believe that is a different producer Jim. All together. These are small production lines from a high-end growing area. This is a crime chardonnay pinot noir grow name is Richard name the 2019. So too young why not drink and now one but that's fine. Drinking now lines are usually made simply let those grapes shine through, you know, you're you know in not a lot of age and not a lot of this has some but not a lot and it just lets the grapes be nice and juicy and bright and when you have upscale groin area with expensive types with high-end Vineyards will have a young lion that what's the grapes shine through was a very very nice thing. Canaris is half and Sonoma happened. Napa Valley funny thing I'm going to label if it's in the Napa Valley where The Vineyards are that will be on the label. If it's on the snow my side to the second Narrows, you know, I guess that's being Snappy or something to take a sip. It's pretty good stuff. Nick an arrow Southern border even though it's Inland is the San Pablo Bay which is the northern part of the San Francisco Bay which has brings very cold cold pack Waters all the way Inland and you get the breeze as you get your basically on the coast, even though you're Inland and so it's kind of a freak of nature in the truest sense that it makes good wine that The back label said it was made by a good Winery and I couldn't really find an avid Winery but there isn't in the same town. They're from there's an avid Vineyards. Who do I end up, you know the wire in the exact same city, so it might be a part of that and they're high-end producer and I kind of think this wine is from a high-end booster. They bought the grace we can narrow so they made it wherever in Sonoma Coast region because the bottles a heavy bottle when you get these $10.99 off but usually a lightweight Echo bottle so it's less glass and cheaper to transport since it's a lighter weight wage actually has a real Court which you know for it's a line and should have I keep my quirks, but I have a whole bunch of them and it's so rare. It's always these kompas. Some of these plastic things or I don't know that's why I'm you know, you know, you should put screw Tops on if you're going to use these crappy things just put screw times, but this one actually has a very decent quarterback, but young wine one you wouldn't age so sign up like thick cork but it's way better than ninety-nine ninety-nine and Trader Joe's chardonnays normally have so it's need to be ironed grapes from a producer isn't really always that into making value-priced wines. It seems they don't tell you much about these things. You have to guess on what you get off, but that's what I'm guessing. It's from caneros. It tastes really good. It's a young one. Like I said the Young Lions are style. That's another thing and canaris. They don't make you online. This is Page nineteen if they just went in 2018 and made the line little more complicated a little bit longer and Barrel they can sell it for twenty twenty five dollars. You know, why solo / 999 that's one of the things at Trader Joe's Is actually kind of cool for Trader Joe's will give you a drink at now young wine with really upscale grapes. You don't really get that everywhere and that's kind of one of those when they really good things about about you know, people say, oh it's cheap wine iron. You got it all wrong you getting these unique wines up. You can't always get everywhere. So yeah keep that in mind if you if you off at the 205 lot 205 is in your store will like this isn't going to tell you everything this is for the lot 204 but it's really good. If you're into Chardon eight by it off. It's it's plenty good. It's some it's a taste of Carneros grapes that you're not going to get at this price bed. So there you go. So keep it cheap. Children out

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New wildfires scorch wine country near San Francisco

AP News Radio

00:46 sec | 1 year ago

New wildfires scorch wine country near San Francisco

"New wildfires are scorching wine country near San Francisco it started with the glass spire and two other fires merged with it that was able to establish a foothold on the west side of the napa valley and burn approximately four miles during the course of about six hours cal fire's been Nichols says it's hot it's dry and there are strong Santa Ana winds jeep Anthony Gossner says more than thirteen thousand homes are threatened in Santa Rosa alone in a lot of fire coming down the hill with very heavy winds we're impacting structure so we put a lot of resources in those areas to protect those structures one woman who evacuated said it's like god has no sympathy no empathy for cinema county I'm at Donahue

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"napa valley" Discussed on NewsRadio KFBK

NewsRadio KFBK

02:46 min | 1 year ago

"napa valley" Discussed on NewsRadio KFBK

"A little hazy high near 88 degrees in the valley tomorrow Mostly cloudy with highs around 86 degrees and then over the weekend sunny skies with a high n 90 degrees both Saturday and Sunday. Okay, news from your neighborhood now. Albert Parnell joins us Would he have, sir? This is coming out of the Napa Valley register. So the Napa City Council passing in unanimous vote, a resolution that declares the legacy of racism in discrimination to be a threat not only to civil rights but a public health crisis as well. The council says it deprives minorities of the equal shot at health, housing and public safety, which are contributing factors. The lifespan in quality of life of Napa this morning. Thank you, sir. This is out of a CNS news. Just took a Columbia, they say, according to Department of Education spends $30,000 per pupil in the 2016 2017 school year. 30 Grand a year 23% of eighth graders in Washington, D C public schools. We're proficient or better in reading 23%. That's less than a quarter. The number that stuns me is what they spend per pupil 30 Grand. We spend less than 12,000 per pupil in the state of California. It's like 11,500 something like that for people. I mean further evidence that you can't just keep throwing money at public indignation or any any education. Yeah, that matter. Big dust up in Nashville this morning. Oh, yeah, So there's some emails that have been revealed between the National mayor's office. The city health official. They show a discussion involving the low number of Corona virus cases emerging from bars and restaurants and had a handle it low number they get. There's a low number coming, right, but they shut them all down, and they kept him all shut down. So contract tracing was given this small view of Corona virus clusters, Construction and nursing homes were found to be causing the problem, okay. Very tiny number coming from any bars and restaurants and this so, the Health Department says this isn't going to be publicly released right to the mayor's office. And the mayor's office is correct. Not for public consumption. Oh, I see so they buried it. They did. Now There's a big investigation. There's a City council member that saying, Look, there's a there's been a cover up here. They've kept these businesses closed. Great when they had no right to covert cases were way low, and they kept the bars and restaurants closed anyway. But that kind of stuff. It's getting a ton of play this morning, but that kind of stuff is what makes people so mistrustful. I was going to say you and makes you wonder if it's going on here. What makes you wonder if you know who knows what they're doing in Nashville? Why couldn't they do it anywhere? You have to trust that you know, people are on the up and up. What do restaurant critics do in restaurants are closed. And the food critic who thought it was a good idea to write a critique on his wife's cooking. That's coming your way in three minutes. News radio from California's capital City I heart radio station News. 93.1 kfbk is available.

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How the North Bay Became 'Wine Country'

Bay Curious

03:48 min | 1 year ago

How the North Bay Became 'Wine Country'

"To answer Michael's question about when wine country got start and how it became. So popular, we brought in reporter Christopher Beale Hey Christopher Hay alluvia. So let's start with when wine grapes were first planted in the North Bay. When was that all the way back in eighteen twenty three the Spanish created a mission in Sonoma's. It's the first place where grapes were intentionally planted in wine country but the wine made from these grapes was Sacramento Kinda like alcoholic. Grape juice used in church, not what we would recognize as wine, and then in eighteen thirty s some of the early European settlers in the NAPA sonoma valleys would have grown some basic wine grapes as well. Now, when does the wine country that we think of today start to take shape for the sake of the story let's start in eighteen forty California is ten years from entering the Union and this guy named Charles Krug arrives in San Francisco. Crew was a German after the revolutions of eighteen, forty eight in Europe the comes into San Francisco. It was the editor of a German language newspaper in San Francisco. That's Jim Lapsley he managed agricultural continuing education at UC Davis for more than thirty years with focus on wine-making. Now, after a few years in San Francisco Charles Krug gets married and ended up as a dowry getting quite a bit of land. This is the area just North of Santa Lena where the Charles Krug winery is located considered. It'd be the first commercial winery in Napa Valley. The wine country story is really one about marketing and innovation, and this Guy Charles crew gets credit for a lot of the early innovation and wine country including being the first to use a cider press, which is kind of like a slotted barrel to press wine grapes before that grapes were generally crushed by people's feet. When California entered the union, it was a place where we could grow grapes because the climate was quite similar to the southern Mediterranean. It was dry during the summer it had wet winters and differ grew very well here in California. For, is a species of grapevine. It's used to make wine after the early success of pioneers like Cruyff people began to plant grapes and produce more wind and the NAPA and sonoma valleys. But this was still considered low quality table wine and it continued to represent only a fraction of the US market mainly because it was still cheaper for east coast consumers to import wine. From Europe by boat, then from California by train. But that all changed in eighteen, seventy five, the US government stepped in and increase the tax on imported European wines to twenty cents a gallon which leveled the financial playing field for California's wine producers, and as a result, the wines dig it imported from Europe can be much more expensive wines and oak wine that was everyday drinking. That became the from California. Now. It wasn't a linear march from this moment today. The wind industry suffered a few major setbacks over the years but one way or another managed to survive them. Here's a few of the important ones I wine country was almost destroyed by bugs in the eighteen seventies. This is a microscopic bug that eats the roots of wine grapes. It's related to an eighth fit in it's called. PHILOXENIA. And when it arrived in wine country, it destroyed the vineyards to kill the vineyards and the only way could really come up with a solution was to plant on grafted vines the bottom, the rootstock would be a native variety and then on top graft with Vida's Benifica.

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Two Angels Petite Sirah 2017

The CheapWineFinder Podcast

04:26 min | 1 year ago

Two Angels Petite Sirah 2017

"This. Is Dave from. SHEEP WIND DOT COM. Come and again with another one. And this one is kind of an interesting one is this a? Ten dollar one. Or is it a twenty four, a gallery one? And the answer is depends on where you by. The. Angels. Petite Surat twenty seventeen, which I picked up at Costco. For Nine Ninety nine. You go elsewhere. Check the Internet out and it's selling for twenty, three, twenty, four, twenty, five. So it's like this is a ten dollar wine or is this the upscale wide? It's a petite derived from the Red Hills Aba in lake. County Lake County is due north of Napa Valley. And it's On the end of clear lake up there up about two thousand feet or more. From The Becker Mecca. Famous. Mountains I'm not quite sure where. But. It's high elevation, which is interesting. It's got You know the lakes helping things spot canucks soils. Really Cool. Groin area. It's one hundred percents. nine months in French Oh, twenty percent new. Is this deep dark rich bulbs, Bisi. Why it's kind of funny I'm drinking on a hot and sticky. August nights in the mood. A bit out of place but in about three weeks when it cools down at night. It's going to be just the wine you're looking for. And it's big bold. It's both silky smooth events ICS got tons of spies. Yeah And like I said, is this a one? There's this twenty, four dollar one. It's it's rich extracted. It's got a lot of flavors. Usually like the Tannin's and the acidity talk about that. But there's so much flavor they take back sheets everything that's going on. Off The teeth Sarah's kind of a weird grip kind of explain that a little bit. Back in the eighteen hundreds late eighteen hundreds, France at all sorts of problems with Pest and disease in vineyards, and when you're having problems with wine and France, it's a big problem. And the Sarah Grapes? Enron valley we're having some problems. So man named Europe. But Together With I think person? I'm it's a great that I think might be extinct nowadays or just almost never planet. To kind of create this hardy. Healthy. Sarai substitute. And by the time he did. The problems in the vineyard solved the no one wanted the. Ceron. Somehow showed up in Australia where it's called the roof. And California, and it wasn't a big wine from California until lately. It's everywhere. If you grab the Zinfandels, probably got some Petite Saran there and In other if you grab a red wine, it's the hidden member the. Used to. Flavor you. Come to expect. It always gives the wine a little bit of a boost unexpected boost. The teat psoriasis come into his own. This is a really, really nice petite up. that. If you feel like going upscale spend some money, well, you can go to any other store you want to. But if you want to spend ten bucks, go to COSCO and if you don't have a membership card, you talk to your neighbor does. Toss him twenty bucks or so and promise to share it with them. Drum breakdown. And you're in luck in I don't know what to say about this wine then it tastes great. Spice it's a big red wine. You like big boy red wines a big girl red I don't want to be. I don't WANNA be. Hurt anyone's feelings.

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Dozens of wildfires burn across California amid blistering heat wave

AP 24 Hour News

00:31 sec | 1 year ago

Dozens of wildfires burn across California amid blistering heat wave

"Dozens of wildfires are burning in California and other Western states. One blaze in the Napa Valley in Northern California It's just film dried redwood. Could survive. This kind of fire when everything else is total destruction. The San Francisco Bay area is blanketed in smoke as a fire approaches. Vacaville, a city of about 100,000, people between San Francisco and Sacramento. A heat wave is again bringing triple digit temperatures to most of California and other parts of the

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"napa valley" Discussed on NewsRadio KFBK

NewsRadio KFBK

01:58 min | 1 year ago

"napa valley" Discussed on NewsRadio KFBK

"Coming out of the Napa Valley Registered the American Canyon Fire Department Board of directors announced the retirement of Fire Chief Glenn Weeks effective today, the former fire chief of Snowmen County Michael Cahill will be the intern. Fire chief. OK, Thank you, sir. Appreciate that. Use a today as a story about this. Almost all of America's biggest school districts will start the school year with online learning. Ah move largely driven by local teachers unions. They talk about the power. Of local teachers unions across America and how they are driving this decision. And one has to wonder if this is protracted out weeks or months, and parents are frustrated. Right? Well, someone said, you could say teachers are a lot of teachers are concerned about their own health, You know, going back to school, and then there are There's the more pessimistic view or cynical view that this is a money grab, try to get all the money they can before they agree to go back. But the point of the article in the USA Today this morning is that this is a decision that has being driven by teachers unions. Also this morning out of the Wall Street Journal, there are still 12,000 crew members of cruise ships. Cruise line's stuck it C. Did you say 24,000 are still stuck? It was 120,000 until just about a month ago. So the issue here is that when this whole pandemic thing went down in March, they tried to get all the paying customers off. First they got them all off, and then all these crew members of ships. They live all over the world. So they're trying to, you know, arranged for them to get back there And then the countries were saying, You may not come back home. You may not Port Or, you know, Doc, your ship. Nobody wants him right. So they're stuck out there. Leprosy? Yeah, pretty much so I'm there handing out pp when they can and trying to test him when they can, but they've had A couple dozen crew members that have died of covert 19 aboard the ship since March..

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"napa valley" Discussed on NewsRadio KFBK

NewsRadio KFBK

03:15 min | 1 year ago

"napa valley" Discussed on NewsRadio KFBK

"Napa Valley's Oakville, that winery still opening for tastings. So there you go. You shut yours down. But if you need some going to his There's stew. He's driving a truck. What's up stew? Hey, that It's been a long time since I talked to you and I just want to echo Aah! GT sentiments right there. Tio. I want to put that in there, but I got a couple things I want to say to you Give me a second here, but It's great to hear your voice. He is right. We are family and no doubt about it. But when you were talking and you're fired out, I was like I was driving the truck and I go. I gotta pull over. I'm getting fired up, Tio. It was just It was just your echo and you know, just common sense. But I got to tell you. Here's what I've been in California Long time I live up in reading to a lot of hunting. Fishing is great crowd up there pretty conservative. Then I'm moving, Pat. I'm moving to Florida. I transferred my job. So last night, I'm gonna be leaving about five weeks. And you know, I'm not abandoned in California. I mean, but I am But I'm just tired of The politics out of this state and other Democrats, states. But let me get some what I was going to say. Governor Newsome. Yesterday. He went after families. He specifically went after the American family. The hardworking family yesterday and I about little gasket. He was marking, like an Uncle Joe are Aunt Jane. You know you can't have the kids bouncing on the laugh and And Yeah, yeah, the protesters. The writers like you said, And everybody knows it's common sense. You know, there's there's no crackdown on those people. And here's the other thing that really upsets me. You know there you that we had a huge job growth right now came out big numbers. What is this? A Democrat. People build their attacking. They're going after him. Good. You gotta show down because you know that's a real big positive And we better just cut that off right away. We can't have that Go right America. In California, and it's so obvious in my other point that I'm going to make and I'm sure people with common sense will sit back and go. Yeah, you're right. And everybody knows this. They know with more testing. There's going to be higher cases. That's right. Also also the people with the virus right now the death Great is way way down way down. Ah, Younger people are getting it and they have it and because they're being tested for it, And they're not that sick there with the rolling right on. Also, if you listen to Rand Paul talked the other day. And listen to what he had to say about these other countries. Kids were in school, The transmission rate is virtually nil between little kids and other kids. It's you know, on an independent voter, Okay, Vanhoudt serving. This is ridiculous. What's going on with And I'm just gonna come out and say it made a little political here with Democrats and the attack they're doing on family church is belief, and it's coming from A Democrat side of the aisle. It's just You know, we gotta we gotta You know.

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"napa valley" Discussed on NewsRadio KFBK

NewsRadio KFBK

02:22 min | 1 year ago

"napa valley" Discussed on NewsRadio KFBK

"Nineteen visit napa valley reveals that napa valley should expect to see a real bounce back in tourism until twenty twenty one okay all right well we should note though guys they're getting ready right now to reopen in napa in a lot of the liners in the foothills too by the way so that's going to happen in the not too distant future I know it's gonna look different we know that we did and people come from all over the world to go to napa not just going to have to rely on us locals well while they're increasingly the foothills too I mean they get a lot of foot traffic there now yep this is out of the Washington examiner we've been talking about this in this program for quite some time nearly half of all coronavirus deaths in the U. S. are from long term care facilities according to a report that was done by foundation for research on equal opportunity forty three percent of deaths from corona virus in US occurred in facilities that house point six two percent of the population it was such a slip through the cracks episode not to test look you know right away in nursing homes and and care home to our political leaders who are saying we're going to look at the data and let the data drive the decisions there's one location that we need to really start focusing on here right it's a problem and we all know it so it's the long term care facility half well I am I mean and they're going to get the access in terms of the budget right I mean they were just all pro testing the governor's budget cuts right although as in to those kinds of facilities so Christina you just brought up some of the numbers coming out on unemployment and the numbers just came out and I think two million more filed for unemployment just last week so in about three minutes we're gonna break down there are so many folks out there that are retooling their resumes how am I going to get a job what should I say which I put on the resume and there are some keys right now with regards to the pandemic and what should you say and not say we're gonna break that down for you in just about three minutes stay connected with news ninety three point one KFBK when your smart speaker is at home say Hey Google play KFBK on I heart radio Americans are worried about their money they don't know what to do so they make the mistake of doing nothing taking too much risk not positioned for potential growth and their money could run out peak financial can help by meeting with you in person or on a web meeting our latest book mama's secret recipe for overtime success at the Amazon best seller list we also host.

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"napa valley" Discussed on Cars That Matter

Cars That Matter

02:02 min | 1 year ago

"napa valley" Discussed on Cars That Matter

"Learn about the wine business while I was looking for land so he started a winery by buying fruit from different growers to get to understand the land and over the next five years. Did this research started making wine. Learn about the wind business. Everything from growing grapes and making wine to understanding how the distribution you should network works in wine business this winery had turned into a warehouse so the property and converted into a winery where we could learn and so had that property Pity for about thirteen years. We grew up from about four hundred and fifty cases to about forty. Five thousand cases. Made every mistake known to marry but We learned a lot. We bought fruit from over sixty different growers probably closer to eighty different growers over that period of time. And so we really got to understand. The the lands ends of the Napa Valley's what about the land in Western hills of OAKVILLE. Drew you to it. The best way to the Napa Valley was on the west side of the valley. What they call the bench lands oakville rather for the bit so I wanted to be as close to there but the most valuable vineyards in the world were always in the hills especially with the the most amount of research over the longest period time well over a thousand years is in Burgundy and you'll find the ground crews the finest vineyards are on the slopes not down floor the Bali or the top of the hill? But what I think of as a tenderloin so that was the kind of land. I wanted to own land like that would have been the Western hills but they were all in forest and woodland so I was able to acquire a piece of land I forty acres and from there began to grow and at the time that you acquired headland. You had a hunch but you didn't really know that it was able to produce so I kind of wanted no. He didn't so tried to hire the people that knew more about these things and certainly more than I did at that time. So we acquired that land cleared the land brought into roads brought in the infrastructure planted. The vineyards began making wine that was in nineteen eighty four..

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"napa valley" Discussed on Cars That Matter

Cars That Matter

01:35 min | 1 year ago

"napa valley" Discussed on Cars That Matter

"Reserve is integral to the cargo lecture seen scene so I couldn't resist talking to the men behind the property and the vineyard we poured another glass of wine. It would be an opportunity missed if we didn't talk about the fellow. So who's responsible for shaping the Napa Valley and its wines and it's wine culture. Nobody's done. What Bill Harlan has achieved? And I think it's probably opportune time to reflect on not just the wines that you've created the Napa Valley Reserve but the culture that you're responsible for bill. There's a lot of history there bread. I know you've come up here recently to work with bill and you've probably got a lot of stories to tell certainly many stories over the years I've known bill for quite a while and a year and a half ago. He convinced me to join his team helping on the communication side of things. But I've always been a great admirers of the wines and bill inspired me in in that regard and I'm happy now to have the opportunity to contribute in a very small way to the culture that he's built but it's interesting bill we're at the Napa Valley Reserve right now in in many ways your experience and Napa Valley began when you were very young and visited here but this property is part of a larger property that kind of became the beginning. Meaning of. You're getting serious about Napa Valley. I came up here in late. Fifties moved from southern California to Northern California. Go to school. I hadn't been here for about two or three months when I heard there was a place where he can go wine tasting. I've came up here. School isn't fraternity. Guys all have pretty good idea of what are the in places are what what's what's going on. And so they said there's a place where you could go wine tasting.

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"napa valley" Discussed on Cars That Matter

Cars That Matter

05:36 min | 1 year ago

"napa valley" Discussed on Cars That Matter

"So over. These years there was one was missing. And I talked with Bruce about here in the air and we read an auction about five or six years ago and one came up. And didn't I couldn't quite get to and be willing to pay for it. What they want for it? Then I was with Bruce at an auction a few years ago. Another friend of Bruce's Phil Bennett. Bruce CANEPA sent between those two guys before the dangerous pair to be sandwiched between because they both have about as much experience and it's like the cartoons cartoons where there's little devil on each shoulder. You know telling you what to do so I ended up with this car fantastic now now that I have it I like to even better than I thought I would. And so it was a great day. Isn't that great that's fantastic. I know you've got it all Bentley to four point five right a special car but you're not driving that. Yesterday I was driving a little alpha. It's a neat little car. It's fantastic nothing better than the rear end of that Alpha. Yeah the Little Cam Tail Beautiful Flat Black and the tail lights. And what a great car I saw it. I didn't realize that is that it is an enthusiast car. But it's it's really a connoisseurs car because it's not high horsepower. Smells like thirteen hundred pounds. You Know Sixteen hundred. CC's they called them baby GTO's and isn't acquired. Taste driving it the visuals. You have to know what you're looking at all man. I knew what I was looking at. It look fantastic and you would understand. I like being inside. A coffee can fill with rocks. There's nothing makes more racket. Because STA literally body Shell on US right frame and that's about it. Thank you for recognize the great car because I had well. This'll be kind of a cool thing. I don't think anybody here had any clue what that car wash did. Yeah Bill. Bill's O'Connor Sordi likes awed machines. I'm convinced that when we're young when we're in our teens you imprint early and what you see when you're twelve or thirteen years old kind of sticks with you for life life and that's what makes cars such incredible points of reference as we go through life we look back. We say man. When I was fifteen years old I was in love and her her name was this and the car was named this and all of those things continue to resonate for decades and decades and decades? And I think we grew up in exactly the man. You guys were you you. In the Golden Age we grew up in the forties so we had hot rods which were just dream machine. There are a couple I saw yesterday some thirty two to Ford just dead gorgeous hundred percent and so we we enjoyed hot riding. We enjoyed the birth of drag racing. which was last night with the snake? We kinda got into motorcycles when they were safer that's right because there were burnt people texting and driving. That's right so when you just look at the the time that we grew up place and place a hunt that's right. We had twelve months of beautiful Dr Driving. That's that's a really good point bill. Of course course they were always expensive. Always ought to reach a little bit but the good news is that back in the sixties and early Seventies. These were just old used cars and that made it great who they weren't these precious ten twenty thirty million dollar artifacts you could actually by up to seventy five. Gt beef and drive it. When we started focusing being on exotic sports cars going going four or five thousand dollars today? The radio upgrade for five. So well I mean you know you could buy a forty four for fifty dollars if he had a paper quarter. You could afford the kind of stuff that we had. I would say I. Between the time I was sixteen time I was eighteen. I had five cars. I paid less than one hundred dollars for. Isn't that amazing and stepped up to one hundred fifty a week a work on them. We could cuss them doing anything we wanted to we paint them. We could change the engine. We can do anything if I had to. Cut Ask both of you your first the real car. What was the first real car you bought? So I bought a portion nineteen sixty from John von Neumann and. Yeah it was a sixty one porsche. I took delivery in Bay sixty one and that really started me with Porsche. Driven porsches since nineteen sixty one. Well that's a porsche but as far as for me the I car was A thirty seven Hudson that was actually OKAY PRETTY NEAT car. But it was pretty fast straight six. Yes Nikola Say I. That was an eight cylinder. Call eight okay and was a four door running boards That had curtain curtains. It came down in a bag of it was kind of a neat thing. I paid thirty five dollars for that car. Love and The thin the next car that was kind of a cool car was a forty one ford convertible and that was one hundred and fifty dollar car. After the forty-one Ford I fifty one also beal and and it was a convertible. Also you know since you get your car that ton you hit across the Border Tijuana and get tuck and roll at all and I had that thing lowered pretty pretty much to the ground painted purples first car in those early adopter of what became a complete east La Phenomenon and he was in Whittier chivas taste. But did you have the name like a song title and we did have names for our cars dream boat or car was the Purple Passion like to admit.

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"napa valley" Discussed on Cars That Matter

Cars That Matter

02:45 min | 1 year ago

"napa valley" Discussed on Cars That Matter

"Welcome to cars that matter. I'm Chris Porter producer and editor on the show late last year. Robert Robert Ross sat down with William Bruce Meyer and Brett Anderson to record an episode on location at the Napa Valley Reserve would follow just some of the highlights from their conversation to hear more about their history and memories of collecting cars and an even deeper discussion about the philosophy and approach to developing the Napa Valley Reserve. Subscribe to cars that matter and listen into the full episode called William Harlan and the Napa Valley Reserve. Enjoy the ride. We are Meta with Napa Valley. So we're not quite of a studio in fact we've got some frogs and woodpeckers and all kinds of things going on around us and it just reminds us what a beautiful place we're in. Am I mistaken was there. was there to seventy five. Gt Be story that you guys could share. It's a great story and let me tell the story before that though the second car that I ever saw was a two seventy seventy five gt be. I saw that car in about three years later I was able to buy one slide. Kept it for a few years and it was nineteen eighteen sixty five. I guess it had the drive. Shaft has always get any out of balance and I couldn't afford to keep it going on the car and also keep it driveshaft driveshaft and balance and everything else so I ended up selling it really what I wanted was yellow and so I sold it at about Nineteen seventy-one I'd say seventy or seventy one one. So that's the story on me selling Redmond to get a yellow one but I never could quite the Ford of the things I wanted to keep my life going until one day I call Bruce. So so this is I mean this is like a divine story okay. The big boy upstairs define line. I got a call from Beverly Hills policeman and I think I know every garage in Beverly Hills and he said Bruce there's a lady. Her husband been died eleven years ago. She has a Ferrari and the garage and she wants to sell it. I said you know I'm not a dealer. I'm not sure I'm the right guy and I'm thinking it's a car that I probably know nothing about. So he just said please just go and talk to her and make nice okay. I get to the house. This lady was so sweet. Her husband was an Austrian Olympian skier. She had can funky motor home. She moved out of the way the garage. She opens up the garage and the garage is full of litter and boxes. And there's this car covered and she rolls back the cover. You could knock me over with a feather here is a alloy. Everybody'd to seventy five. Gt torque tube six carburetor outside gas cap ally all.

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"napa valley" Discussed on Cars That Matter

Cars That Matter

10:38 min | 1 year ago

"napa valley" Discussed on Cars That Matter

"So. That's that's the foundation to try to build a winegrowing state not own. The land was not something I was interested in this first forty years of the two hundred year plan was really about trying to identify and capture some of the very best land in America which I feel is not values. They produce higher quality wine in for a long period of time red wine Cabernet baseline than anyplace in America. And so I wanted to be here and I wanted to try to figure out how to uncaptured this land in a way that we create something beyond what had done up until now so that was the dream bit presumptuous. But that was the idea what were your first steps Persepolis to start to learn about the wine business what I was looking for land so he started a winery by buying fruit from different growers to get to understand the land and over over the next five years. Did this research started making wine. Learn about the wind business. Everything from growing grapes making wine to understanding how the distribution abuse network works in wind business. This winery had turned into a warehouse. So acquired the property and converted into a winery where we could learn and so had that property property for about thirteen years we grew up from about four hundred and fifty cases to about forty five thousand cases made every mistake known to man but We learned a lot. We bought fruit from over sixty different growers probably closer to eighty different growers over that period of time. And so we really got to understand the the lands of the Napa Valley's what about the land in the Western hills of Oakville drew you to it. The best way to the Napa Valley was on the west side of the valley. What they call the bench lands oakville rather for the bit so I wanted to be as close to there but the most valuable vineyards in the world were always in the hills especially they've done the most amount of research over the longest period time well over a thousand years is in Burgundy and you'll find the ground crews the finest vineyards are on on the slopes not down floor the Bali or the top of the hill but what I think of his at tenderloin so that was kind of land? I wanted to own land like that. Would I've been in the Western hills but they were all in forest and woodland so I was able to acquire a piece of land I forty acres and from there began to grow. And at the time that you acquired hired the land you had a hunch but you didn't really know that it was able to produce the kind of wine you wanted no. He didn't so try to hire the people that knew more about these things and certainly certainly more than I did at that time. So we acquired that land cleared the land brought into roads brought in the infrastructure planted the vineyards And began Dan making line. That was nineteen eighty-four. So here we are thirty five years later so That's Harlan the state and we have a good start The challenge now is working on bringing the next generation along. So we've been and working on that now for about Really twenty years but with our own family about twelve years at. What point in that process did you? You realize that you really did have something special and unique land that expressed a very unique character from the time we acquired the land planted bend in your until we sold. Our first bottle of wine was twelve years. You don't really get a crop for the first two or three years but starting nineteen eighty-seven. We made our first wine. By the the time we got to ninety the fourth vintage we could see that the Weinstein Rini coming along. I ninety one. They had made another jump by ninety four. We were convinced not only. Could we make good wine but we had two or three vintages backing it up by one thousand nine hundred ninety six this when we first came to the market. She got her voice as I felt like this risk may have paid off. Yes that's after twelve years of money going in without a Nikola revenue but then after that took another eight years before started to be profitable. But it's really about the second generation and in a way bond began even before Harlan estate because that project evolved out of your experience working with different vendors for so many years and your first project when we sold the property. Start Out Sunday. Selena winery when we sold let a ball. Those vineyards that we brought fruit from there was one or two that were head and shoulders above all the others and so we kept those two vineyards and that was the the beginning of bond those vineyards deserve to have their own label so that was the beginning of bond. We slowly grew bond over the next decade from two properties to five and so out of about a hundred different vendors that we bought fruit from and made wine we were able to capture five about one in twenty and then promontory also began early in your career to in a way because although it took decades before it was realised as a project you had discovered the land about the same time that you acquired this property Meta would this property and metal it was seventy nine and eighty eighty. The first time I walked onto the property which would become promontory was in nineteen eighty-four hiking in the hills in Western hills of oakville assembling. Land that would be Harlan Estate. But this property wasn't adjacent to that land analysts much larger and we weren't even sure at that time if the land in the Western hills we're going to be as good as we hope they could be so over the years. I kept my eye on that property. Took US twenty four years before we were able to acquire and before we had really built a team that had the capability of understanding it and before we had produced wine at the quality that we hope to and even maybe beyond but we very fortunate. The time of the depth of the recession really property became available and that was the beginning of promontory and it was also the beginning any of the next generation. So it's really about the next generation taking on responsibility of promontory and in their own way taking it to what they're working on now to the potential the promontory of our two hundred year plan we put together in nineteen eighty. Were now about forty years into and soon. It's going to be there turn. You've been involved than somebody other businesses and I know you were speaking with Robert About cars and the car world is when we're new models come out every year it's about speed of innovation with wine. It's such a different. You said it. Change Your Perspective on time but I would say that the change in time perspective happened for me very quickly up until all the time I was forty everything was working toward that point of disequilibrium of not knowing what's going to happen the next fraction of a second. That's where it's very very very exciting to live to live in zone. It seems like you need to continue to take pretty big risks to keep you in that zone of just just living in the moment so from the time I seventeen until I was forty I lived in that world time I was forty and went on this trip to seve properties that had been in these families hands for some time as many as well been fourteen generations it just gave you hold perspective. The cars do come out every year with a new model. But with where human nature nature delivers. You knew hand every year so we do our best to express a character not only the place from from where the wind comes from but the time that growing season certainly the difference between any automotive manufacturer and what you do in your wind. Businesses bill is is that the no automotive manufacturer has two hundred year plan and I think your vision is clearly one. That's strategic not just for the near term but for the long term but interesting thing. You're a big thinker. You're a long range thinker but you're also detail man and those are interesting characteristics to share the same mind most people people don't have that ability and I look at for instance even the labels of your various wines. Harlan estate promontory bond. These are amazing. Things you're aesthetically driven driven on every level someone sale. What is the vision? What is it all about? And what are you trying to do. And so we're kind of giving answers to that wish. This idea of creating a first growth has evolved into creating a domain of producing wines at the very highest level from a few different properties. I would say the things that they have in common more have to do with. Why the reason why for us? It's really too. I think over time we can delight white people. If we can with a little more depth we can begin to help enrich their lives maybe indirectly and if we can do that at high enough level to inspire them to maybe go beyond but I think of as elevating the spirit and we talked about these cars aesthetically if you have a car hi this beautiful it it makes you feel good even when you're not in it and once you're in a car that you've become at one with it you just feel great. They're so both awesome are about elevating the spirit. You know you think about throughout history what has elevated the spirit more than anything else and it really gets down down to art and so when you think of these fantastic cars you were talking about with Bruce and talking about the Peterson Museum. The automobile is going to be recognized is as a work of art. This great automobiles. I think some day wine will be recognized in the realm of art so if we can be working toward word producing something at that level that can have that kind of impact on how people cognitively think about things but also aesthetically. The emotional emotional connection is really about why we're in this business. And how those two relate I feel Bill Brett. This was a very rare insight and kind of special special quiet moment to get to really understand the depth behind the wines certainly the winds that you produce a remarkable but I think more remarkable still as the vision behind them and the in fact this mission is certain to endure for not just a century but centuries and more thanks for giving us that insight. Thank you thank you Roberts pleasure here to be at the table with you again. Well cheers thanks to bill. Harland Bruce Meyer and Brett Anderson for joining us on cars that matter and thank you to the Harlan family family and the Napa Valley reserved for hosting us. We'll see you next time to continue talking about the passions that drive us and the passion. We drive.

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"napa valley" Discussed on Cars That Matter

Cars That Matter

08:17 min | 1 year ago

"napa valley" Discussed on Cars That Matter

"It today and he takes it right to at that time Phil Riley and company MHM and has them go through it and make sure everything's perfect. And so the two of US have our twin to seventy five long nose six carburetors or his way rare than mine and and it's just like one of those magical stories you know that just was meant to be well if she has any other garages with any other cars and give me a call. Let me see what I what a fabulous until the car has a great honor. It's basically guys that don't sell their cars. I love even today here. We are almost almost twenty years later. She comes up about every four or five years to see her car. She still loves that car checks in on the phone every so often and so. It's just a a wonderful experience. Some his whole thing with Bruce with Michelle with a car and just fate. What a fantastic asked thing show a fella named Peter Sacks about ten years ago probably caused said Bruce what do you think about doing an event you know in the Napa Valley is all? Oh my gosh this is perfect and I know right who to call so I call bill the whole thing happened tried here at matter with twenty-three GTO's out of what thirty seven seven were made these guys they don't like publicity they don't want to contaminate their events with anything other than GTO's. That's the only way that I would get involved organizing this thing with my pal bill that both of us were included in the rally and the whole event not seventy five or two in there. Yeah so are two yellow to seventy five hung with the GTO's and we had a great rally right at bills resort at matter wouldn't the I don't think they've ever had so many together at one time. And maybe the most beautiful place on earth is the winery bond. That's right and we have pictures of the gathering at Bonn and bond by the way is another one a bills enterprise. You've been to bond correct. Yes I have. Can you imagine you know you sit in that reception area and you see the parking harking out in front of your gun on two and a half billion dollars worth of Ferrari and by the way. That's only twenty cars. Crunch numbers quickly resist resist. Yeah let's get a little debate. Go between you guys know your friends but I'm sure there are some friendly disagreements to let me ask you got your desert island. You've got had an ice road on it and you can. We have one of your favorite cars. What are you gonNA drive? I'm a take on the car that like an old friend again. I had that car car since one thousand nine hundred sixty nine. I think lazing just just for our audience. Who probably doesn't know from Allard Obviously it's British car with a big American motor wonder. How would you define that as a significant car both historically and today? It's almost like a hot rod. It's British body and Frayne etc with Cadillac engine and that was well in advance of Carroll Shelby's to sixty to eighty cobra so they forged the way for a hybrid car put together in two basic countries the carpet south hybrid mid something else. Anyway I would say that. The design of the car is probably from the thirties but With a big engine edit it could it could compete but it was pretty wild car- Cartoon Testicle those vendors those outboard vendors Kinda just in the car when you see it if you got any interest in something that might be exciting. That was it. I'm not surprised. At what bill came. Up with Sydney our Allard was the Carroll Shelby of the fifties. He just didn't make the mark that shelby did. His cars are much more refined than esoteric acquired taste but whatever the engine is in that car is what it came with. I can tell you when you if you could see this car. That's unheard of by the way right. Those things used to blow engines I Nelson people would take the Cadillac and they pump it up and they make it look like the old Cadillac. The engines of the bills is the original engine and a three speed transmission. Because the first thing guys did when they started racing at Laguna Seca throw a four speed in it or mess with it. Bill never messed with it and I can remember member so clearly when bill ran his Allard. We're talking the first year the historic bill called me said there's an event up at Laguna Seca. Once you come mab wasted the Green Lantern in Carmel and bill drovers aller down from San Francisco and he raced it. Kick Butt and Practice Stephan. We're here at home and drove it home. But what made bill so at ease and that our is that bill really loves sideways. The brakes go out after the I lab in an hour so the way you stop it I mean is pitch it and I just happened to be standing next to Steve Earle. who was the organizer? And this guy came up and was like Apoplectic apoplectic that Bill Harlem was going to kill somebody because he was so sideways so out of Control and with I didn't realize that he was so in control threat threat. Anyway I can remember the way he drove that I told you bruce is a good story. Now it's my life was as good as his story. I have a feeling is probably pretty. Close Bruce Co Carroll Shelby's one of those larger than life characters and you fed along friendship with him during all those many years when he was kind of the luminary of the racing scene. When did you I meet him? I met Carroll Shelby in the mid eighties and a friend of mine knew him and put us together and I wanted to get the glovebox signed on my Cobra. Yeah I hear you there you know what I mean. And so like everybody so he was nice enough to come by my garage and shortly thereafter. He was waiting for a heart and he would come by when he was in the area driving. By so we spent a lot of time together. He was a very close friend of Robert. E Petersen person and I hosted him for lunch at my Country Club more than once quite a few times and they would sit there and they'd have their C- throughs see through and see through his and drink like do I remember that one time we sat there and we met at noon and it was like two o'clock in the lunch service was starting to close and they were on their third see-through oh man that had to be fun and the stories. Both of those guys lived lives that you just get larger than life larger than in life and I had nothing to add to the conversation but I would just sit there going. Oh you just discussing both great. I mean I know with Carol. You'd set up the Mike and Basically just kick back second and it would be a story like you've never heard before making it up on the flight stories. Were so great and he remembered everything and I would just sit there and I mean my Jain my you know I know he and Robert e Petersen would chat and then he had another good friend Johnny Myers and Johnny Myers was Jack. Northrop's best friend in the test pilot for the flying wing. I grew up with Johnny Myers. Son Liu so I kind of hung around the Meyers. We all used to eh boats up at the lake so I spent a lot of time with Carol. The stories are amazing. He was an amazing guy. I mean from the most amazing mazing salesman to boy. Some people said scoundrels. itsel the proverbial ice to the Eskimos but it was good ice when he made it was. You know I mean I mean he. He really brought it home. A friend of mine growing up an ally. The largest Ford dealer wasn't Galvin at that time Kobe Ford. That's right and Bill Cobra and I went to high the school together. So we were absolute best friend in high school. And I remember in the mid sixties when bill was saying because he would go back these big dealer conventions Carroll Shelby be just held up Ford for an enormous amount of money on this Lamar project. Carol knew he wasn't shy. Of course they here. Carol tell the story. We didn't get paid a dime pittance. I got paid a pittance. That's right those stole my show. You think about the time that I grew up in. Where's it's the best time? In the automotive history ever world yes you know from hot rods on an carroll shelby was hot rider. I've got a picture of Dan. Dan Gurneys Chop five win to my garage..

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"napa valley" Discussed on Cars That Matter

Cars That Matter

08:12 min | 1 year ago

"napa valley" Discussed on Cars That Matter

"Wrong car boy. And so over these years there was one that was missing being and I talked with Bruce about here and there and we read an auction about five or six years ago and one came up and didn't I couldn't quite get to be willing on to pay for it. What they want for it? Then I was with Bruce at an auction few years ago. Another friend of Bruce's Philbin him. REUSS CANEPA APPA. I've sent in between those two guys before the dangerous pair to be sandwiched between because they both have about as much experience. And it's like the cartoons where there's a little little devil on each shoulder. You know telling you what to do actually with this car fantastic now that I haven't. I like to even better than I thought I would. And so it was a great day. Isn't that great that's fantastic. I know you've got an old Bentley before point five right. That's a special car. You're but you're not driving that. Yesterday I was driving a little alpha. It's a neat little cards fantastic. Nothing better than the rear end of that Alpha code at the Little Cam Tail Beautiful Flat Black and the tail lights and what a great car I saw. I didn't realize that that is that is an enthusiast. WHO's your car but it's it's really Kinda shores car it's not high horsepower? Smells like thirteen hundred pounds sixteen hundred. CC's but they call them baby GTO's and it's an acquired taste driving it the visuals. You have to know what you're looking at me and I knew what I was looking fantastic and you would understand that it's like being inside inside. A coffee can fill with rocks. There's nothing makes more rackets because it's just literally a little body Shell on frame and that's about it. Thank you for recognising car. Because I had it up here I think well this'll be kind of a cool thing. I don't think anybody here had any clue what that car wash bill. Bill's O'Connor sorting likes odd machines. I'm convinced that when we're young when we're in our teens you imprint early and what you see when you're twelve or thirteen years old kind of sticks with you for life and and That's what makes cars such incredible points of reference as we go through life we look back and we say man. When I was fifteen years old I was in love and her name was this? The car was named this and all of those things continue to resonate for decades and decades and decades. And I think we grew up in exactly the man. You guys were you you. In the Golden Age we grew up in the forties so we had hot rods which were just dream mission. Whether a couple I saw yesterday some thirty two four just just dead gorgeous hundred percent and so we so we enjoyed hot riding. We enjoyed the birth of drag racing. which was last night with the snake? We kinda got into motorcycles motorcycles. When they were safer that's right because there were there were so many people texting and driving? That's right so when you just look at the time that we grew up and place and place a hunt that's right. We had twelve months of beautiful Dr Driving. That's that's really a good point bill. Of course they were always expensive offensive. Always out of reach a little bit but the good news is that back in the sixties kind in the early seventies. These were just used cars and that made it great to they. Weren't these precious precious. You know ten twenty thirty million dollar artifacts you can actually buy up to seventy five. Gt beef and drive it when we started focusing on exotic exports cars and knowing a going four five thousand dollars today the radio upgrade for five so I mean you know you could buy a forty Ford for fifty dollars if you had a paper quarter. You could afford the kind of stuff that we had I would say. Between Time I was sixteen time I was eighteen. I had five cars. I paid less than one hundred dollars for. Isn't that amazing. And then stepped up two hundred fifty bucks a week a work on him. We could customer. He'd do anything we wanted to paint them. We could change the. We can do anything if I had to. Cut A ask both of you your first real car car. What was the first real car you bought? So I bought a portion nineteen sixty from John von Neumann and. Yeah it was sixty one porsche. I took delivery in May of sixty one and that really started me with the Porsche. Driven porsches since nineteen sixty one. Nothing bill is every week as far as for me. The first car was Thirty seven Hudson. That was actually a pretty neat car but it was. It was pretty fast straight. Six with s `Nigma `Nigma say I th that was an eight cylinder quality okay and was a four door running boards Had Curtains it came down. Tobacco is kind of a neat thing. I thirty five dollars for that car. I love it and the thin the the next car. That was kind of a cool car was a forty one ford convertible and that was the hundred and fifty dollar car after the forty one. Ford I got a fifty one. We'll deal and it was a convertible also. Also you know as soon as you get your car that time you hit across the Border Tijuana and get talking role at all and I had that thing lowered pretty much to the ground on painted it purple first car we see an early adopter of what became a complete East la phenomenon he was in whittier. You taste me well. I'm not sure taste but did you have the name like a song title and we did have names for cars. Dream Dream Boat or DOT COM purple passion elected. You know this is good. Admit that one you can't you can't you. Can't make this stuff. NFL But the friendship goes even deeper with a fascinating story about one particular car that was one of the first quote unquote foreign cars purchased between them. When I was at Berkeley I was as a bartender at a place called the rescuer and it was the place to be Larry Blake who owned the place? Love any cow athlete and he encouraged urge just to buy beers for the Catholics. Of course bill was at cal. Athlete so rightly took Care Bill. I don't think he ever bought a beer there but wasn't so bad so the Algebra I went up to to Lake Tahoe to be kind of a bartender. Waiter at this place called the forest in an in at Lake Tahoe. There was still is a place called share. Tahoe Boat County. They specialize in classic wooden boat. Oh boy and I have my little porsche up there and I would go over there and just rule or were. They aren't going my God and found him Dick Clark who ran it and the guy that owned it at the time was if on a Moreland vizquel and Morlin had going and evidently had some engine problems within and took the engine and put into three twenty seven Chevy which was common practice actus back then and I remember walking through the boat house and I saw this going rudge wheels factory reg wheels. I'd always been a going was like the first supercar I it means still supercar. It's really kind of a lot of ways the first modern car that you can still drive today a hundred percent so I look and I see this car sitting there and at the time it had a reverse trigger on you know and I mean I knew what that was I knew it had an American engine so I went right away to the office and talk to Dick Clark Clark. Does that going of his chevy engine and he goes. Yeah Oh my God the perfect combination. Yep Yep no foreign exotic car with a motor. That won't break. That's right right boys and buy a set of plugs for called foreign cars. You meaning like nobody can work on them and boy nobody could work on. One of those fuel injection goes out on one one of those things. You had to be a master watchmaker to fix it. I sold my Porsche Lake Tahoe. I took every penny I made for the whole summer and I bought this car and I drove drove it home. I had it for about a year and I would take my friends for rides in this thing and they would just scream from to stop. You know it was really fast and I drove it up to Berkeley for a football game or something from down in La and the guy that owned the triumph shop. Twenty minutes Tony Sponsor..

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"napa valley" Discussed on The Big 98

The Big 98

04:15 min | 2 years ago

"napa valley" Discussed on The Big 98

"Gonna send you napa valley all weekend nice hotel CD's ours up close and personal in Merrin Morris Kelsea Ballerini Averell bean that'll there on making it up is there a user yes so be listening for the secret sound coming up in just a little bit we also have a Bobby don't show draft today will be drafting Forrest Gump no no that's not Tom Hanks I'll make movies I've I'm dialed in on forest Gump right now. almost can't shake me. almost. I cannot wait for. that's any hero all that's my dude. thanks okay so we'll do a draft of of Tom Hanks movies coming up as well thank god everybody's here let's do Jason outing girl like you bother going. sounds. the only. I mean we. same. this rule..

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