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WINYL, hosted by former Rolling Stone staff writer and New York Times Bestselling author Anthony Bozza, explores the crossroads where wine meets music. In each episode, Anthony pairs his guest's favorite record with wine, resulting in an offbeat, educational, in-depth interview. Anthony also checks in with esteemed wine expert Kyle Meyer of Wine Exchange ( to get his take on the episode's pairing. Whether his guest is a musician, chef, winemaker, comedian, actor, sommelier, writer, athlete or fellow podcaster, every voice you'll hear on WINYL shares a passion for wine, music and their chosen path in life.

Apr 9, 2019

Anthony meets L.A. sommelier and winemaker Matt Kaner in Hollywood to discuss how the National's Alligator got him off the sad bastard music and into the wine world while tasting an amazing 1971 Beaulieu Vineyards Pinot Noir and one of Matt's wines, a 2008 AM/FM Cabernet Sauvignon. Wine Exchange's Kyle Meyer weighs in later in the episode.

Matt discusses his L.A. establishments Augustine, Bar Covell, and Good Measure, his quest to make vintage wine accessible and how somms are your friends - and when it comes to wine, everybody needs a friend.

Kyle Meyer digs Matt's mojo and pounding '71 BV Pinot.