Partner and General Manager of PlumpJack Winery John Conover and Aprilanne Hurley, host of California Living® discuss screw cap vs. cork closures for high-end wine.
California Living® celebrates “California Wine Month” with the inside look at our “best of” TV episodes featuring California wineries and California food & wine pairing.
This Week on California Living®: As the Wine Industry debates over Screw Cap verses Cork closures…California Living® host Aprilanne Hurley gets an Inside Look at the compelling reasons why PlumpJack Winery made the bold move to offer screw cap closures on their high end wine.
There’s a great story behind every California Living® TV episode. This is PlumpJack Winery’s story…
California Living® with host Aprilanne Hurley was a new “California lifestyle” TV show at the time we filmed on location at PlumpJack Winery in Napa Valley, California.
We appreciated PlumpJack Group invitation to go behind the scenes and into their world of wine. We also knew our viewers would really enjoy an inside look at the PlumpJack wine tasting experience, after all…
PlumpJack Winery’s cabernet had recently been named the “World’s #1 Cab.”
PlumpJack Winery pioneers screw cap closures on high end wine.
In this show, PlumpJack Winery partner and GM John Conover tells the story of how PlumpJack got it’s unique name. We also hear what PlumpJack Winery founders Gavin Newsom and Gordon Getty bring to the table, and get their take on why they went for screw cap closures on their high end wine.
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This CALIFORNIA LIVING® PlumpJack Winery Food & Wine Special also features:
Overview of the “Steps to Wine Tasting”
Behind the scenes look at what goes into making great wine at PlumpJack
Fast forward to 2015. As CALIFORNIA LIIVNG® celebrates 10 years on broadcast television, we extend a note of appreciation to PlumpJack Group for giving us the opportunity to “tell their story.” The content featured in our PlumpJack Winery TV special remains as entertaining and evergreen as the day we filmed it.
Yes, PlumpJack Winemaker Tony Biagi has moved on. Yet, if we’ve learned anything over the last 10 years – it’s that “things change.”
Today, winemaker Aaron Miller and his team continue on to earn PlumpJack wine high critical acclaim.
For the PlumpJack Group, “change” has been a good thing. In addition to managing growth in their “lifestyle” focused restaurant and resort property offerings, PlumpJack Group’s portfolio now includes 2 additional Napa Valley wineries:
Odette Winery, Napa Valley, Califonia
Odette Winery located in the Stags Leap District along Silverado Trail, Napa Valley, California.
CADE Winery located on Howell Mountain, St. Helena, California. Napa Valley’s first LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold Certified estate winery.
Special thanks to the PlumpJack Group for inviting our CALIFORNIA LIVING® TV team and viewers behind the scenes to experience exceptional wine tasting, wine making…and the essence of living the #PlumpJackLife.
Pour a glass of wine, sit back, relax and watch the entire CALIFORNIA LIVING® PlumpJack Winery Special on-demand below…
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