Our guestis Tom Kisaichi who is the owner, grower and winemaker of the Maboroshi Vineyard in Sonoma, California. 

Tom is courageous. Without any background of wine-making, he went to France to study wine at the one of the greatest Burgundian wineries in Gevrey Chambertin in 1991 and he opened The Maboroshi Vineyard in Sonoma, California with his wife and business partner Rebecca in 1999. 

Tom practices the biodynamic agricultural method in his vineyard. As a result, his wine reflects the pure and lively flavors of the soil and that is why wine lovers chase his wine. 

In this episode, we will discuss how Tom got into wine, how he started his career in wine without any background, why biodynamic methods are important in making great wine, a Japanese wine pioneer in Sonoma in the early 20th century and much, much more!


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