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 Radio Curious 
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 Charlie Barra & Barry Vogel, Esq.
 Radio Curious - Barry Vogel  
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Radio Curious visits with Charlie Barra, the founder of Barra of Mendocino Organic Wines.
Barry Vogel, Attorney and Counselor is the Host and Producer of Radio Curious. Christina Aanestad is the Assistant Producer.
Radio Curious visits with Charlie Barra, the founder of Barra of Mendocino Organic Wines.

One might say that wine is the life blood of Charlie Barra, the founder of Barra of Mendocino Organic Wines.  He’s our guest on this edition of Radio Curious. 
Barra was born in 1928, close to his winery, about five miles north of Ukiah, in Mendocino County, California.  His parents, both immigrants from the Piedmont region of Italy, had a long history in the vineyards and grew only organic grapes.  Barra continues that policy now in his vineyards and grows only certified-organic crops.
He says that for the past 67 years he never missed a harvest, claiming that pay day comes once a year, after the harvest is sold.
Charlie Barra and I visited in the kitchen of his home in Ukiah, California on November 1, 2013, and began our conversation with stories of his early memories.
Charlie Barra is the founder of Barra of Mendocino Organic Wines located in Redwood Valley, California.  His website is

Radio Curious is a half-hour, weekly, long-form interview program, now in it's 23rd year. We interview people on a curiously wide variety of topics about life and ideas. Our website is If your station airs Radio Curious please let us know, we will add you to our list of syndicate stations. We also welcome questions, feedback and program ideas. Radio Curious 280 N. Oak St. Ukiah, Ca 95482. (707) 462-6541.

 Organic Grapes, Wine & Charlie Barra Download Program Podcast
Charlie Barra
00:29:00 English 2013-11-01
 Ukiah, Ca
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