Tag Archives: CellarPass TV

CPTV Features Acumen Wines & Phillip Ashley Chocolates on January 28th

Did somebody say WINE & CHOCOLATE? Well then sign me up for the next episode of CellarPass TV, with guests from Acumen Wines and Phillip Ashley Chocolates to tantalize our tastebuds!

Diana Schweiger of Acumen (top) & Phillip Ashley Rix with a colorful chocolate display! (above)

Show starts at 6pm on Thursday January 28th, featuring a two-vintage vertical of our renowned Acumen PEAK Edcora Cabernet Sauvignon (including two 100-point vintages!). In addition to savoring this sought-after vertical, we will be unveiling the new Edcora Wine Molasses Dark Chocolate Bon Bons, which are infused with the 2015 Edcora Cabernet.

REGISTER & PRE-ORDER the Three-Vintage Vertical Tasting Pack, with exclusive event pricing. As an added treat, the first 25 people to order will also receive a complimentary box of six Edcora Bon Bons shipped directly from Phillip Ashley Chocolates.

CHEERS & See You Then! Christopher

Lloyd Cellars Joins CellarPass TV & ME On January 21st!

Check this guy out, our friend, one of Napa Valley’s most notable Winemakers, Rob Lloyd proprietor and co-founder of Lloyd Cellars! He will be with CellarPass TV to discuss some notable wines and beyond, Thursday January 21st at 6pm.

Visit CellarPass TV to register and pre-order their featured wines and have them shipped to your door in time for our broadcast and toast along with us!

CellarPass TV 2021: Get Started Jan 14th with V. Sattui!

The schedule is rolling out so start off the new year with our first guest, Tom Davies of V. Sattui Winery in Napa. Join me and host Sarah Ellison for a stroll down Sip-tacular Lane on Thursday January 14th at 6pm!

Visit CellarPass TV to register and pre-order your tasting kit: Prepare to sip a little of history with us. You won’t find these wines on grocery store shelves! ~wink~

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Spread Holiday Cheer With This Special CellarPass TV Episode!

On-site and socially distanced at Spottswoode with Lindy Novak & Beth Novak-Milliken!

If you missed our live air date, never fret, I have it for you here! The special holiday inspired episode with Spottswoode Winery is linked here for your viewing convenience. So grab yourself a bottle to enjoy with some favorite holiday snacks and tunes, then follow this link below to join me for our titillating conversation.

CellarPassTV: Happy Holidays with Spottswoode Estate and Chris Sawyer Sommelier!

HAPPY HOLIDAYS! Christopher

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Join Me & CellarPass TV with Spottswoode Estate on Dec 9th!

CellarPassTV is back for a very special holiday episode, hosted by Sarah Ellison, featuring Beth Novak Milliken and Lindy Novak of Spottswoode Estate located in St. Helena California: Join us to chat about our favorite holiday traditions, recipes and of course their incredible wines. Show starts at 6pm on Wednesday December 9th.

Pre-register at CellarPass TV! Wines can be purchased there as well: Featuring 2019 Spottswoode Sauvignon Blanc, 2017 Spottswoode Estate Cabernet Sauvignon & 2017 Lyndenhurst Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon!

Upcoming CellarPass TV Shows on April 13 & 16!

What a great line-up we had last week!  Continue tuning in to  CellarPass TV  for more exciting shows, broadcasting Mondays & Thursdays from 6PM – 7PM Pacific.  Each features interviews with special guests from the wine industry & beyond:  I am a featured guest alongside the following notables. . .

April 13, Monday:  Charbay Distillery, Stand Up Comedian, Maureen Langan

April 16, ThursdayAcumen Wines, MLB Player Chili Davis

You will get to know what inspired them to jump into their career, what their passions are, what they like to drink, wear and who knows?!  Be sure to submit your questions during the broadcast so that we can answer them On Air LIVE!

Tune in to CellarPass TV Next Week!

Join the excitement on  CellarPass TV,  broadcasting Mondays & Thursdays from 6PM – 7PM Pacific, featuring interviews with special guests from the wine industry & beyond.  Next week I am a featured guest alongside the following notables. . .

April 6, Monday:  Co-founder of Ginny’s Gin, Ginny Sweeney, & NBA star, Todd MacCulloch

April 9, Thursday: CEO & vintner, Joy Sterling of Iron Horse Vineyards & comedian Dan Rosenberg

You will get to know what inspired them to jump into their career, what their passions are, what they like to drink, wear and who knows?!  Be sure to submit your questions during the broadcast so that we can answer them On Air LIVE!

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Clockwise:  Chris, Ginny’s Gin, Todd MacCulloch & Joy Sterling!

Virtual Vines – Some Online Options to Spend Time With Fine Wines!

As we all grasp the new reality, at least for the time being, the industry has shifted to allow the opportunity to keep filling our cellars!  In addition there is an interactive tasting component being streamed for our virtual pleasure.

As an example, I was just with Tres Sabores on Instagram for their weekly Live Tasting Party, happening every Tuesday at 4pm!  And look out for information upcoming about CellarPass TV, which I will be participating in soon with some very special wine guests!  Until then here is a list of upcoming wineries partaking in the pleasures of our new normal this week.

Notre Vue Winery:  April 2, Thursday, Join by Zoom at 5pm to participate!

Sextant Estate Winery: April 2 & 9, Thursdays, Order wines to join in!

Adobe Road WineryApril 3 & 4, Friday & Saturday, Join by Zoom at 5pm to participate!

Byington Vineyard & Winery: April 3, Fridays weekly at 5pm & 7pm

Thirty-Seven Wines: Order your Virtual Tasting Wine Pack by April 5, Sunday, to participate on Saturday April 18.

Calluna Vineyards: Virtual Wine Tastings on  April 5 Sunday, April 11 Saturday,or April 17 Friday, be sure to Register here!

Whichever experience you happen to choose ENJOY!
Cheers, Chris