Wine Road Episode 64 - Growing Between the Vines Hank Wetzel of Alexander Valley Vineyards is with the ladies on this episode. They dive into the Great Potato Harvest taking place on Hank’s family vineyard estate. Alexander Valley Vineyards 2017 Chardonnay is drank while further discussing the bountiful harvest, winemaking, caves and the Alexander Valley as a whole. Marcy has a Book and Item of the Day that are quite fitting for the day’s topic and we learn what to pair with asparagus.

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Show Notes:

  0:20 Hank Wetzel - Alexander Valley Vineyards Proprietor

  0:39 Great Potato Harvest

  5:30 Wine of the Day - 2016 Alexander Valley Vineyards Chardonnay

  7:22 Potatoes, onions and more

11:10 Alexander Valley

13:27 Cave expansions

14:38 Signature Wine

16:05 Cyrus Alexander

17:58 Upcoming AVV Events

19:16 Vastness and beauty of Alexander Valley

22:10 Book of the Day - What to drink with what you eat by Andrew Dorenburg and Karen Page

25:37 Item of the Day - True Metro 2 bottle Tote


Alexander Valley Vineyards 

AVV 2016 Chardonnay

Healdsburg Farmer’s Market  

Alexander Valley 

Cyrus Alexander 

Silver Oak 

White Oak Winery 

Soda Rock Winery 

deLorimier Winery 

Robert Young Estate 

Jordan Winery 

Jimtown Store 

Book of the Day - What to drink with what you eat by Andrew Dorenburg and Karen Page 

Item of the Day - True Metro 2 Bottle Tote 

WFA Tickets https://www.wineroad.com/events/wine-food-affair/


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