Welcome to episode 822 in which host Polly Hammond interviews Carol Franzia in this episode of Uncorked.
Four generations of California winemaking, a pop culture icon, and one seriously badass grandmother. Today, we sit down with Carol Franzia to share the real stories of history, heritage, and the legacy of hard work that inspires Zinc House Farm, the next step for the Franzia family.
More about today’s guest:
Carol Franzia is Co-Founder, Winemaker & Food Product Development for Zinc House Farm. When Carol isn’t making wine she can be found gardening, making preserves and soap, teaching Master Foods Preserver courses at the local agriculture extension office or on gopher patrol on the farm. The mother of triplet girls, Carol is also the head of Zinc House Farm’s egg operation with over 30 happy hens. She is responsible for sourcing and making our delicious and memorable handcrafted wines. Currently, Carol has a 2018 Amador County Zinfandel and 2019 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon that she sourced and crushed, aging in oak barrels.