Jeff is back for another round of our Shelter-in-Place "SiP" Virtual Happy Hour Series. Jeff will be virtually hosting guests in his back yard as well as visiting vineyards. We are also switching up our live platforms where Tuesdays we will be on Instagram Live and Thursdays will remain on Facebook Live.

We have new guests, new wines and a whole lot of fun coming your way! See you at 4PM PT on Tuesdays and Thursdays!

Jeff Zappelli - General Manager of WALT Wines

WALT SiP Virtual Happy Hour Kit - New!

This tasting kit includes:

2018 Sta. Rita Hills Pinot Noir
2017 La Brisa Pinot Noir
2017 Blue Jay Pinot Noir
2018 California Rosé of Pinot Noir
2017 Sonoma Coast Chardonnay


SiP Virtual Happy Hour Schedule

4/21/2020

Survivor Winner Michelle Fitzgerald

Jeff goes live on Instagram with Survivor winner Michelle Fitzgerald to outwine, outlast, & outplay your cellar. through shelter-in-place.

Wine of the day: 
2018 Bob's Ranch Pinot Noir

4/23/2020

Amanda Balionis

Jeff goes live on Facebook with CBS Golf Reporter Amanda Balionis to discuss our flagship Pinot Noir. We can't wait to tee off this tasting!

Wine of the day: 
2018 Bob's Ranch Pinot Noir

4/28/2020

 LPGA Golfer Katie Kearney

Jeff chats with golfer and model Katie Kearney about Santa Barbara Pinot Noir. Jeff should be in a chipper mood as he putters around our winemaking facilities.

Wines of the day:
2018 Sta Rita Hills Pinot Noir
2017 Clos Pepe Pinot Noir

4/30/2020

 Matt Kettman

Jeff invites wine critic Matt Kettman and friend to discuss Santa Barbara Pinot Noir and why the Sta. Rita Hills are so special.

Wines of the day:
2018 Sta Rita Hills Pinot Noir 
2017 Clos Pepe Pinot Noir


5/5/2020

Scotty McCreery

Jeff hosts country music artist Scotty McCreery who ready to rock out with Rosella's and Rosé. Central Coast wines take center stage on this Live show.

Wines of the day:
2018 Rosé of Pinot Noir
2017 Rosella's Pinot Noir

5/7/2020

Owen Bargreen

Jeff visits with wine critic Owen Bargreen about great wine coming from the Santa Lucia Highlands. Join us as they sip, swirl and savor Central Coast Pinot Noir. 

Wines of the day:
2018 Rosé of Pinot Noir
2017 Rosella's Pinot Noir

5/12/2020

Andrea Robinson

Jeff hosts Master Sommelier Andrea Robinson to talk to about Anderson Valley Pinot Noirs. Join us as they discuss booming Boonville bibations. 

Wines of the day:
2017 Blue Jay Pinot Noir
2016 The Corners Pinot Noir

5/14/2020

Paul Franson

Jeff talks with Napa journalist and pinot geek Paul Franson as he gives us the scoop on food, wine and fun. 

Wines of the day:
2017 Blue Jay Pinot Noir 
2016 The Corners Pinot Noir


5/19/2020

Psychic-Medium/Television Personality, Patti Negri

Jeff goes live on instagram with Hollywood Psychic Patti Negri who will predict the return to normal!

Wines of the day:
2017 Sonoma Coast Chardonnay
2018 Gap's Crown Pinot Noir

5/21/2020

Country Singer & Former American Idol Contestant, Julie Cole and Violinist, That Viola KidCountry Singer & Former American Idol Contestant, Julie Cole and Violinist, That Viola Kid

Jeff invites Country singer and former American Idol alum Julia Cole & Julliard grad That Viola Kid to perform and sip on WALT.

Wines of the day:
2017 Sonoma Coast Chardonnay
2018 Gap's Crown Pinot Noir

5/26/2020

KPIX TV Anchor, Kenny Choi

Jeff goes live on instagram with KPIX TV Anchor, Kenny Choi.

Wines of the day:
2017 La Brisa Pinot Noir
2018 Bob's Ranch Pinot Noir

5/28/2020

MLB Houston Astros Third Baseman, Alex Bregman

Jeff goes live on Facebook with MLB Houston Astros third baseman, Alex Bregman to discuss Pinot Noir.

Wines of the day:
2017 La Brisa Pinot Noir
2018 Bob's Ranch Pinot Noir


6/2/2020

TV Host & Sports Broadcaster, Erin Coscarelli image head shot

Jeff goes live on instagram with TV Host & Sports Broadcaster, Erin Coscarelli

6/12/2020

Megan Gunderson is joined by famed Pinot Winemakers Adam Lee & Gary Frascioni live on Facebook image of both

Megan Gunderson is joined by famed Pinot Noir Winemakers Adam Lee & Gary Franscioni, live on Facebook


Previous Tastings

April 2nd, 2020

Winery Update & Happy Hour with Vintner Kathryn Hall, taste 2018 Bob's Ranch Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir

April 7th, 2020

Tasting with Director of Winemaking Megan Gunderson, enjoy 2017 Rita's Crown Sta. Rita Hills Pinot Noir & 2017 Rosella’s Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir

April 9th, 2020

Tasting with Senior Winemaker Alison Frichtl Hollister, enjoying 2016 The Corners Anderson Valley Pinot Noir & Club Selection 2018 La Brisa Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir.

April 14th, 2020

Tasting with Vintner Kathryn Hall, enjoy 2017 Shea Vineyard Willamett Valley Pinot Noir & Club Selection 2018 Gap's Crown Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir

April 16th, 2020

Tasting with Vintner Kathryn Hall, enjoy 2017 Bob's Ranch Sonoma Coast Chardonnay & a viewer's choice between 2017 Clos Pepe Pinot Noir or 2018 Brown Ranch Pinot Noir

April 23rd, 2020

Jeff went live on Facebook with CBS Golf Reporter Amanda Balionis to discuss our flagship Pinot Noir.


April 30th, 2020

Jeff invited Wine Enthusiast wine critic Matt Kettman to discuss Santa Barbara Pinot Noir and why the Sta. Rita Hills are so special.

May 7th, 2020

Jeff visited with wine critic Owen Bargreen about great wine coming from the Santa Lucia Highlands. Join us as they sip, swirl and savor Central Coast Pinot Noir.

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