“Off the Vine” with the Sonoma County Winegrowers

“Off the Vine” with the Sonoma County Winegrowers

Steve Jaxon and Karissa Kruse at KSRO

The Sonoma County Winegrowers have launched a new radio show on KSRO Radio's the Drive with Steve Jaxon called "Off the Vine." The show is broadcasted every other Tuesday from 4:20 PM to 5:00 PM.

Tune in to hear our President Karissa Kruse, and special guests, discuss sustainable winegrowing in Sonoma County. During each show, Karissa will discuss what's new at the Sonoma County Winegrowers, seasonal updates from the vineyards, and explain what it takes to grow grapes sustainably. The show will also feature winegrowers, winemakers, AVA representatives, and other community leaders talking about why Sonoma County is such a special place to grow wine grapes.

How to tune into the show live:

  • In Sonoma County: Move your dial to 1350 AM or 103.5 FM at 4:20 PM every other Tuesday.
  • Online: Click here to listen in on your web browser

Upcoming episode dates: 4/5/2016, 4/19/2016, 5/3/2016, 5/17/2016, 5/31/2016, 6/14/2016, 6/28/2016, 7/12/2016, and 7/26/2016


Off the Vine: Show #5 - November 18, 2014

This week Karissa welcomed into the KSRO studio Mark Pasternak of Devil's Gulch Ranch and Ana Keller of Keller Estate.  During the show, Mark explained how his vineyard in Marin is part of the Sonoma County... Read more

Karissa with the Sommeliers in studio

Off the Vine: Show #4 - November 4, 2014

This week Karissa is joined in studio by three of the country's top sommeliers, including Allegra Angelo of San Francisco's AQ Restaurant, Wanda Cole of Chicago's Salpicon Restaurant, and... Read more

KSRO Radio Off the Vine

Off the Vine: Show #3 - October 21, 2014

This week Karissa is joined by winegrowers Richard Mounts of Mounts Family Winery and Cameron Mauritson of Mauritson Family Winery for an informative discussion about the history and sustainable winegrowing practices in Dry Creek Valley and Rockpile AVAs. LIsten to learn more about these two... Read more

Steven Jaxon with Karissa Kruse and Tom Gore

Off The Vine: Show #2 - October 7, 2014

In our second show with host Steve Jaxon, Karissa is joined by 2nd generation Alexander Valley winegrower Tom Gore, who manages vineyard operations in Sonoma County for Constellation Brands, including Simi Winery, Clos du Bois, and Ravenswood.  

During the show, Karissa provides an update... Read more

Off The Vine: Show #1 - September 23, 2014

In our inaugural show, Karissa is joined in studio with 3rd generation Sonoma County winegrower Brad Petersen, the SCW Board Chairman and Vineyard Manager at Silver Oak Cellars & Twomey Cellars.  The two of them update Steve Jaxon on what’s new with harvest and they go through a... Read more