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Drinking Stories podcast: How yeast works to make your favorite wines
SRJC wine studies professor Kevin Sea talks about yeast and the important role it plays in making wine.
Podcast: All you need to know about chardonnay
How much oak is too much when it comes to aging chardonnay? Winemaster Randy Ullum from Kendall-Jackson gives us the lowdown.
Drinking Stories podcast: Cabernet Sauvignon 101
Silver Oak winemaker Nate Weis talks about what makes cab so popular.
Podcast: Everything you wanted to know about pinot noir
Winemaker Alison Crowe discusses what makes pinot noir one of the most popular varietals.
Overtime Podcast: Cardinal Newman High School coach talks strategy
The Cardinal Newman High School girls basketball squad won the Div. 4 CIF state title last season. What’s more?
Heartbreak for Rancho as O'Dowd's late field goal breaks tie
Ed Conroy’s long coaching career at Rancho Cotate ended with heartbreak Saturday night in Oakland.
Benefield: Local cyclists pumped for Santa Rosa's new dirt track
Backers tout a pump track's ability to draw every level of cyclist.
Podcast: Tony Magee: 'Our job at Lagunitas is to take over Heineken'
The Lagunitas Brewing Co. founder talks about his life a year after entering a 50-50 partnership with Heineken International.
Benefield: El Molino football player-turned-cheerleader back in the game after surgery
Azur Ingrassia grew up playing football. But these days, he takes the field as part of the Lions' cheerleading squad. He tells his story to Kerry Benefield on her latest podcast.
Benefield: Running stars put on top-tier show
Luca Mazzanti and Brian Schulz dueled to some of the fastest times ever run in three decades of the Viking Opener.
Podcast: Hard cider making inroads into Sonoma County
Confused about cider? Here's what to know about the increasingly popular drink.
Podcast: From farmworker to president of Ceja Vineyards
Amelia Ceja of Ceja Vineyards is the latest guest on Bill Swindell’s podcast, 'Drinking Stories,' which peels back the veneer of the wine, beer, spirits and cider industries
Listen: Craft brewers assess wave of big deals
PD Staff Writer Bill Swindell speaks with brewers at the recent RateBeer festival on the state of the craft beer industry in the aftermath of several major deals.
Listen: Tackling concussions in youth sports
Kerry Benefield explores the dangers, myths and changing rules of sports as people grapple with questions over concussions.
Podcast: The sounds of Lita’s Cafe
Soundbytes, a Press Democrat podcast, brings you the sounds of Lita’s Cafe, an old-school diner near Santa Rosa Junior College.
Benefield: Santa Rosa’s Pride runs to the head of the pack
The Panthers’ junior cross country leader didn’t like the way the state meet turned out last year, so he has different plans this time around.
Benefield: Honor for local former ballplayer stirs up memories
Marshall Brant, a local boy who played at Rancho Cotate, Santa Rosa Junior College and Sonoma State, is being honored for his minor league career.
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