Join Randy Meyer and Chris Sawyer of "The Varietal Show" as they discuss all things Mendo,
what makes our hillside petite sirah and zinfandel so special,
and why Chris thinks Charlie should have been cast in the movie "Back to the Future"!
Randy Meyer, Director of Winemaking at BARRA of Mendocino/Girasole Vineyards, taking part in a fun interview with MJ of BlackWineGuy out of New York.
Learn more about why Caddyshack is Randy's favorite movie and why MJ loves Charlie's Blend!
Martha Barra and Chris Sawyer of "The Varietal Show" sit down to talk about the history of the Mendocino appellation,
organic farming and Charlie Barra's pivotal role in the North Coast grape growing region.
Watch Girasole Vineyards/BARRA of Mendocino winemaker Randy Meyer chat with the iconic Jean Charles Boisset about making wine the organic way
Alfredo harvesting chardonnay grapes. Notice the speed of picking.
On average, our picking crew can fill a tub with 40 lbs of grapes in approximately 11 minutes, but our seasoned veterans can do it in 6!
Each year we are joined by Father Alvin, along with all of our vineyard workers, to bless the first load of grapes.
Bad goat! This is not the first time this little rascal has escaped from his pen and used a car as his step ladder!
Charlie weighs on the California drought of 2013/2014 and explains why we will need the water come springtime.