Shannon Hazlitt Harts hosts interviews for an insider look into winery life.
February 17th – Hector, NY – Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards has released a new podcast: Great Times Behinds the Wines. The podcast is hosted by Shannon Hazlitt Harts, daughter of Hazlitt’s Co-CEO & Owner, Doug Hazlitt.
Great Times Behind the Wines explores many topics, from wine tasting tips to harvest. “Listeners will learn about the people, methods, and stories that have made Hazlitt winery a leader and also, the collaboration and friendliness of the Finger Lakes wine region,” Harts shared. Each episode is meant to educate listeners in an informative, approachable way for anyone that enjoys or wants to learn about wine. The first few episodes feature interviews with Hazlitt’s Tim Benedict, V.P. of Cider & Winemaking; Michael Reidy, Vinifera Winemaker; and John Santos, Vineyard Manager. Future episodes will feature other members of the Hazlitt team including, Doug Hazlitt.
Hosting a podcast has been a dream of Harts’ for many years. “I’ve always believed there is something intriguing about the world of wine and I’ve always been inspired by how Hazlitt pours its passion into the process of winemaking,” she said. “I decided these were the perfect stories to tell on a podcast.”
“We are so excited for the opportunity to work with Shannon and to launch content on such a popular medium,” said Stephanie Jarvis, Director of Marketing. “Also, it has been an absolute delight to work with her and I am so proud of the work she has done with her very first podcast!”
Great Times Behind the Wines is currently available to listen to on Apple Podcasts or wherever you download your favorite podcasts. A trailer and 4 episodes have been released with 8 more planned to be released throughout the year.
About Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards
The Hazlitt family has been farming on the eastern shore of Seneca Lake in New York for over 160 years. Established in 1985, Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards continues the family tradition of sustainable farming and producing quality products. Hazlitt is best known for its flagship wine brand Red Cat. This popular sweet Catawba blend has a light-hearted reputation for bringing fun to any gathering and is a top-selling wine in New York State. Hazlitt’s internationally-renowned wines also include Riesling, Pinot Gris, Gewürztraminer, Sauvignon Blanc, and Cabernet Franc. For more information, please visit www.hazlitt1852.com.