Category Archives: Virtual

Wine & Flowers on CPTV, Thursday April 15th!

Join the Vineyard Vixen & Sawyer Somm for CellarPass TV, broadcasting Thursday from 6PM – 7PM Pacific. In this episode, we’ll get exclusive interview with Sales & Marketing Director of Acumen Wines, Diana Schweiger, special guest, and Jesse & Ty Hiss, of Fresh Sends, Colorado-based florists on a mission to freshen up the cookie-cutter floral industry and redefine floral delivery.

Register online & pre-order the Acumen “Diamonds and Roses” Collection which includes 2020 Acumen Wines Rose, 2016 Acumen Wines Edcora Cabernet Sauvignon & Michel G Brut Rose Champagne .


CellarPass TV talks About Fast Cars & Wine! Thursday April 1st

Vroom Vroom! On CellarPassTV this week, two veterans of the media publishing industry, spanning fashion, lifestyle and one of our favorite subjects, fast cars! Join us to meet Owen Edwards and Richard Baron. Let’s hear their fascinating stories over some classic Italian wines: Three Pears Pinot Grigio & Banfi Brunello di Montalcino.

Login Thursday April 1, 6-7pm at CellarPass TV or catch it on the flip side at their You Tube channel!

Visit JM Cellars With CPTV: Thursday March 25th

CellarPass TV is very excited to have John Bigelow, proprietor and vintner of JM Cellars located in Woodinville, Washington this week, Thursday, March 25th at 6PM Pacific.

And what makes it even more cool is the two unique wines he’s personally selected to taste through on the show with Sarah and I. Be sure to register & order your tasting kit today so you can sip right along with us!

CPTV Tastes Good With Trinitas Cellars! Thursday, March 18th

CellarPass TV has a virtual tasting and discussion this week with Garrett Busch of Trinitas Cellars: Their goal is to craft wine that’s so compellingly delicious, that the joy it brings creates a window in time where worries are melted away, virtues are celebrated, and life is savored.

Join Sarah and I on Thursday March 18th, 6-7pm to discover this Napa Valley favorite! FREE registration & wine 3-pack available online for showtime or a perfect Easter pairing!

Acumen Wine & Chili Davis on CellarPass TV! Thursday March 4th

This week on CPTV, as always, more delicious wines! Join Sarah & me with two special guests to talk about getting out the grill: Diana Schweiger of Acumen Wine, and NY Mets Batting Coach Chili Davis will be swinging in to share their expertise.

Find out more on Thursday March 4th, 6-7pm. FREE registration & pre-show wine package available online!

Virtual ZinEx Day 2 – Coming Right Up!

Next on the ZinEx agenda from late January, is the second set of Meet The Maker mini-seminars that was recorded for your viewing convenience. Day 2 features various Zinfandel topics, see broadcast & details below!

You can also still catch the Paso Robles Flights! LIVE Virtual Seminar & Tasting event on March 4th, 4pm PST. Sign up HERE!

(Virtual ZinEX Day 2 from New York Wine Events on Vimeo.)

Compare and Contrast Regions: Moderated by Randy Caparoso | Berryessa Gap Vineyards | Lapis Luna | McCay Cellars

Sonoma County Legendary Zinfandel Vineyards: Moderated by Sam Kimball | Bear Flag | Bella Vineyards & Wine Caves | St. Francis Winery & Vineyard | Miro Cellars

Appellation Comparisons of Legendary Vineyards: Moderated by Mark Vernon | Calafia Wines | Once & Future | Three Wine Company

Women Winemakers: Moderated by Barbara Haimes | Rock Wall Wine Company | Selby Wines | Storrs Winery | Tres Sabores

Estate Zinfandels: Moderated by Barbara Haimes | Alexander Valley Vineyards | Grgich Hills Estate | Trentadue Winery | Quiviria Vineyards & Winery

BOEGER Winery Virtually Visits CellarPass TV!

Take a virtual trip with Sarah and me this week to the El Dorado foothills where Boeger Winery hails, in a idyllic land of hidden vineyards: An amazing pocket of California that my family has been missing this year, as we keep things closer to home.

CellarPass TV will be joined by Eileen Boeger whose family started off as gold miners along the famous 49er trek, find out how that gold turned into wine! Register now for FREE to join us on CPTV, Thursday February 25, 6-7pm!

Get Your Virtual ZinEx-perience!

While the annual ZinEx weekend was in late January, you can still a LIVE Virtual Seminar & Tasting event on March 4th, 4pm PST. Sign up HERE! Then, scroll down for the first set of Meet The Maker mini-seminars that was recorded for your viewing convenience.

This first day of Zinfandel features five locations; Paso Robles, North Sonoma, Dry Creek, Napa Valley & Italy. Check out the detailed list of moderators (including me!) and wineries below.

(Virtual ZinEX, Day 1 from New York Wine Events on Vimeo.)

Paso Robles: Moderated by Randy Caparoso | J. Dusi | Chronic Cellars | Ridge Vineyards | Peachy Canyon |

North Sonoma: Moderated by Ian Blackburn BACA Wines | Hartford Family Winery | Martinelli Winery | Mauritson Wines

Dry Creek: Moderated by Chris Sawyer | Armida Winery | Dry Creek Vineyard | Pedroncelli | Seghesio Family Vineyards

Napa Valley: Moderated by Chris Sawyer | Elyse Wines | Leonard Wine Company | Mike & Molly Hendry | Robert Biale Vineyards

Italy: Moderated by Sam Kimball | Felline Accademia dei Racemi

Make C. Elizabeth Your Virtual Valentine!

The Varietal Show this week is a broadcast I moderated for a spectacular new boutique winery! Not only did I get the pleasure of tasting and talking about C. Elizabeth, but they are also making some noise due to their special fundraising project: From now until March 15, 2021, 50% of all sales of the 2017 C. Elizabeth Game Farm Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon is being donated to Napa Valley Community Foundation 

So show them some BIG LOVE and watch my tasting to find out more! Cheers, Christopher

Acumen Wine & Friends on CPTV, Thursday February 11th!

Covering all the virtual bases this week on CellarPass TV with Sawyer Somm of course, Diana Schweiger of Acumen Wine, as well as CEO, entrepreneur & author Drew Hiss, with his best-selling book Sharpen, and just a little taste of Jack Stack BBQ! Join us on Thursday February 11th, 6-7pm, to find out more. FREE registration & pre-show deals are available online!