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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  • The Garagiste Show – 06/17/19 – Sarah and Brice Garrett of Serano
    This weeks Garagiste Show features Serrano Wine Estate owners, winemakers and general young millennials about town, Sarah and Brice Garrett. Learn how these college sweethearts made the transition from students to winery owners. A great interview with two of the youngest owner/ winemakers in the county. Intimate and enlightening. .
  • The Garagiste Show – 06/10/19 – Drew Nenow of Onyx Wines
    This weeks Garagiste Show features Drew Nenow the new head of production and winemaking at Onyx Winery in Tin City. A great discussion of all things Onyx. Along with the wine story behind a man who had decided on a winemaking career very early in his still young life. Drew who also makes wine for […]
  • The Garagiste Show – 06/03/19 – Scott Hawley, Owner and Winemaker of Torrin in studio
    This weeks Garagiste Show features Scott Hawley, Owner/Winemaker of Torrin Wines and his Aid du Camp David Newell. Scott has been a long time resident of the county and has been the winemaker consultant to several wineries whilst making Torrin. Torrin’s wines are some of the most sought after in the county. With a new […]
  • The Garagiste Show – 05/20/19 – Allyson Magda talks the art of wedding and event photography
    This weeks Garagiste show features renowned wedding and event photographer Allyson Magda. Learn what it’s like to be the person behind the lens as Allison shares with Stew her inside perspective on the art behind wedding and event photography. Wonderful advice, tips and comedic moments throughout this great interview.  
  • The Garagiste Show – 05/13/19 – Pinot and Paella
    This weeks Garagiste Show features the couple behind the wonderful wine festival known as “Pinot and Paella,” Marc Goldberg and Maggie Diambrosia Of Windward Vineyard. They are joined by participants Roger Nicolas and Claire Westaway of RN Estate Vineyard. Also on the panel is Emily Jagger who is the Director of Development For the Paso Robles […]
  • The Garagiste Show – 04/29/19 – Nathan Decamps in studio discusses approach to making wine
    This weeks Garagiste Show features Owner/Winemaker of Innate Wines Nathan Decamps. Learn of Nathan’s unique approach to making his Orange wines and Egg White wines made using contact with the skins that provide complexity and nuance to the finished product. A not to be missed deep discussion on winemaking philosophy and style with a future […]
  • The Garagiste Show – 04/22/19 – Frank Nerelli of Zin Alley talks vineyard management
    This weeks Garagiste Show features an in depth discussion of what truly is a sustainable form of viticulture, dry farming. Frank Nerelli, Owner and Winemaker of Zin Alley discusses his vineyard management practices with Stew. Frank a third generation resident and farmer in the community shares the approach that has made Zin Alley’s vineyard a […]
  • The Garagiste Show – 04/15/19 – Criu Owner Pati Cohelo in studio
    This weeks Garagiste Show features owner of “Criu,” Pati Coelho. “Criu” is a staffing company designed to service the part time employee needs of businesses in the wine and hospitality industry. Pati discusses with Stew how her staff is hired and employed and why this often overlooked niche has become a thriving business.
  • The Garagiste Show – 04/09/19 – Jimmy Zenolli and Sherman Smoot
    This weeks Garagiste Show features Jimmy Zenolli and Sherman Smoot of Bella Luna Winery. Sherman is about to embark on an historic flight as one of the pilots of an original C47 aircraft owned by The Estrella Warbirds Museum in Paso Robles. The plane will fly to Normandy France to take part in the 75th […]
  • The Garagiste Show – 04/01/19 – Tyler Russell of Nelle and Cordant wines
    This weeks Garagiste Show features a deep discussion of winemaking technique and philosophy with talented winemaker/partner in Nelle and Cordant wines, Tyler Russell. Another great peek behind the winemaking curtain and one that makes the Garagiste Show unique among wine shows. Tyler’s open and informative attitude is on full volume as he discusses everything from […]