Garagiste Show

Garagiste Show


Join host Stew McLennan as he explores the world of the artisan winemaker….. An eclectic mix of wine-centric interviews, facts and fun.

Come visit the wine underground…just remember it’s no snobs allowed at The Garagiste Show

Having appeared for over twenty years as an actor in both Film and Television, Stew‘s role on The Garagiste Show is to couple his show business background with a passion for wine and winemaking that has spanned most of his adult life. Stewart has also spent literal time in the wine industry trenches having worked in both national sales and marketing for several years for larger wineries. Stew was most recently, along with his partner Doug Minnick, integral in originating, developing and successfully producing of The Garagiste Festival. A now annual wine event most recently named a top ten epicurean destination by ABC National News and one, which has spawned a burgeoning Garagiste winemaking movement throughout California and beyond. Stew’s accessible and open approach has become key in garnering the show a large loyal and growing audience bringing on some of the region’s finest winemakers and food purveyors as guests on the show.

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  • Garagiste Show 12/9/19 John Mauer
    This weeks Garagiste Show features a very musical business conversation with former bass player from the band Social Distortion, John Mauer. John shares his first hand and inside perspective on the music business’s evolution into the digital age. John’s honesty and sense of humor shines throughout the hour.
  • Garagiste Show 12/2/19 Stephan Gunsaulas
    This week’s Garagiste Show guest is Stephan Gunsaulas. Stephan relates, among many other things, how he became a Reuters and Associated Press photographer based on the Cambodia Thailand border. A wide ranging and extremely interesting show that gives listeners a window into a world few of us ever get to literally see.
  • Garagiste Show 11/25/19 Bill Gibbs
    This weeks guest on the Garagiste Show is Bill Gibbs, owner of two premium vineyards Heartstone and G2. Learn how this former software company owner became so enamored of the regions best wines that he sought a means to imply himself in their production . A great and honest conversation with this cutting edge wine […]
  • Garagiste Show 11/18/19 Cambria Art Services
    It’s all about art in this weeks Garagiste Show when guests Simon Draper and Katherine Green discuss their new project Cambria Art Services. Simon a long time artist, has teamed up with Katherine a former gallery owner, to provide an art installation service for local wineries. Simon came up with the idea of providing small […]
  • Garagiste Show 11/11/19 Quench and Temper
    20 years in the making … that’s how long it took Kansas born winemaker Brennan Stover to realize his dream. His brand Quench and Temper owes its roots to Brennan’s desire to plant a dry farmed vineyard on his property in the Adelaida district of Paso Robles and make wines from it. Learn how this […]
  • Garagiste Show 11/4/19 Dallas Mosier
    This week’s Garagiste Show guest is local Attorney DALLAS MOSIER. It’s a great show with Dallas and Stew discussing a wide range of legal issues particularly as it relates to business formations and functions . Join us for a cautionary and informative chat, particularly interesting to those starting a business or partnership! Dallas gives his […]
  • Garagiste Show – 10/28/19 – Thomas Hill Organics
    This weeks GARAGISTE SHOW features owner of Thomas Hill Organics, Debbie Thomas introducing her new Executive Chef Libry Darusman. Libry has an extensive background in cooking which he elaborates on in this show and he shares his excitement on creating dishes and what he plans to bring to THO’s Fall menu. Thomas Hill has been […]
  • Garagiste Show – 10/21/19 – Matt Brain Reboot
    This week’s episode of THE GARAGISTE SHOW features an informative reboot of a past show recorded some years ago with MATT BRAIN sharing his wealth of wine knowledge from when he worked as a technical rep for the French wine products company Leffort. Being both a winemaker and teacher, Matt’s ability to inform and educate […]
  • Garagiste Show – Merlot/LaZarre 10/14
    This weeks Garagiste Show features returning guest Adam LaZarre. Being Merlot month, Adam shares his love of the much-maligned variety and discusses, amongst many other topics, how he has constructed his latest vintage.  Adams’s breadth of knowledge as a winemaker for some twenty-nine years is extensive to say the least. This show contains many wonderful […]
  • The Garagiste Show – Austin Hope Roast 10/7
    This weeks Garagiste Show is all about garnering support for the upcoming Roast of Austin Hope. Now in its fifth incarnation the Roast is an annual fund raiser for The Cancer Support Community that is held at  Rich And Tracey Sacarelli’s beautiful venue, Terra Mia. Rich is joined on the show by Shannon Diaquisto who […]