We’re talking about a market shift to California wines! Randy Wilson from Urban Cellars is joined by returning guest Michael Podbere with AIS Wine Imports. Michael has just returned from a search for new California wines that will soon be on the shelves at Urban Cellars.
03:32 – Michael’s update from his trip to California
05:28 – Urban Cellars “Greatest Discoveries” approach
06:08 – Paso Robles exclusive wines
06:57 – Meeting and negotiating with the California wine players
07:40 – Where is the Paso Robles winery in California?
11:07 – Michael’s buying trip story about GSM wine
13:58 – White wine find – Taratas grape
16:40 – Creating the relationship with wineries and agents
17:00 – Other “gem” wines that Michael has found for Urban Cellars
19:00 – Urban Cellars wine tastings
24:40 – How does one start a cellar?
27:17 – Urban Cellars’ local restaurant partners now have our exclusive wines