Music to Stock, Serve, and Sip By

As a former musician, Castagna wine director Brent Braun isn’t limited to pairing wine with food—he’s also a master at pairing it with music

Brent Braun of Castagna
Brent Braun, wine director of Castagna. Photo courtesy of Briana Balducci.


“Shame Chamber” by Kurt Vile

“County Line” by Cass McCombs

“On the Level” by Mac DeMarco

“What We All Want” by Gang of Four

“Nobody But You” by Charles Bradley

“The Season/Carry Me” by Anderson .Paak

“The Robots” by Kraftwerk

“Naive to the Bone” by Marie Davidson

“Duckworth” by Kendrick Lamar

“What Did My Lover Say” by Wolf Parade

“Into Black” by Blouse

“Cellophane” by King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard

“A Million Billion Stars” by Black Marble

“Bay of Pigs” by Destroyer


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Mark Stock is a writer from Portland, Oregon, who is now based there. He spent a decade making, selling, and cleaning up wine in the Willamette Valley in between penning stories for a host of regional and national outlets. He adores Iceland, brown trout, aquavit, and grunge rock.

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