The Tasting Panel magazine

October 2017

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96  /  the tasting panel  /  october 2017 The Make Time for Music column celebrates musicians in our industry who consciously carve time out of their busy schedules to Make Time for Music. The #MTFM movement, led by Wente Vineyards, encourages musicians and music lovers alike to preserve their passion for music and to deliberately incorporate it into their busy lives. Follow the movement on Instagram: @maketimeformusic. FOR MUSIC MAKE TIME HIS HEART ON HIS SLEEVE Soul/R&B singer Chris Pierce founded the Ledbetter Syrah label with his close friend Geoff Whitman in 2004, and continues to help run the brand with his wife, actress Tara Buck (at right). SINGER-SONGWRITER CHRIS PIERCE INJECTS A LITTLE SOUL INTO THE WINE WORLD by Kate Newton PHOTO: RENEE FAIA PHOTO: RENEE FAIA ringing music back to the forefront of people's lives is the driving force behind the Wente Vineyards "Make Time for Music" movement—and soul/R&B singer- songwriter Chris Pierce would agree with the cause. "Nothing could be sadder than a glass of wine alone," he sings in his cover of soul leg- end Solomon Burke's "Cry to Me," which serves as the opening track of his recently-released album, You've Got to Feel It! If you're enjoying that glass while playing or listening to music, however, life feels a bit richer.

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