7/22-Larry Van Aalst talks to Chris Donatiello & Karissa Kruse
August 25, 2015•52 min
Chris Donatiello - Owner, C.Donatiello Winery Owner of C.Donatiello Winery in the Russian River area of Sonoma County, Chris comes from a background of wine and spirits sales in New York. With a get back to basics approach, and a focus on Pinot Noir , Chris has kept his promise of making wine that is "a joy to drink".Chris will talk about the new releases and another project he is undertaking. Karissa Kruse - President, Sonoma County Winegrowers President of Sonoma County Winegrowers, Karissa uses her education at The Wharton School of Business to keep order in this large organization. Partner in a small Bennett Valley vineyard, Karissa will tell us the thrill and trials of growing grapes in one of the best places on earth.