Special Coverage: Pd Podcast

SRJC wine studies professor Kevin Sea talks about yeast and the important role it plays in making wine.
How much oak is too much when it comes to aging chardonnay? Winemaster Randy Ullum from Kendall-Jackson gives us the lowdown.
Silver Oak winemaker Nate Weis talks about what makes cab so popular.
Winemaker Alison Crowe discusses what makes pinot noir one of the most popular varietals.
The Cardinal Newman High School girls basketball squad won the Div. 4 CIF state title last season. What’s more?
Ed Conroy’s long coaching career at Rancho Cotate ended with heartbreak Saturday night in Oakland.
Backers tout a pump track's ability to draw every level of cyclist.
The Lagunitas Brewing Co. founder talks about his life a year after entering a 50-50 partnership with Heineken International.
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.
Luca Mazzanti and Brian Schulz dueled to some of the fastest times ever run in three decades of the Viking Opener.
Confused about cider? Here's what to know about the increasingly popular drink.
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
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.
Kerry Benefield explores the dangers, myths and changing rules of sports as people grapple with questions over concussions.
Soundbytes, a Press Democrat podcast, brings you the sounds of Lita’s Cafe, an old-school diner near Santa Rosa Junior College.
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.
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.