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January 31st 2015 – Soup-erbowl Special!!

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ITS SUPERBOWL  WEEKEND! To celebrate we have 33 pre-tasted wines from The Wine Diva AND because it is Superbowl..we present our annual Soup Special..featuring a gaggle of chefs and Larry Thomas The Soup Nazi.    THE SHOW Once again its one of the biggest events of the year..THE SUPER BOWL. Yes, there’re millions of NFL Football fans gearing up for the big game all over ... Read More »

January 24th, 2014 – Dine Out Vancouver

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Pre-tasted wines for under $16.00 from The Wine Diva Plus the Food part of Dine Out Vancouver. 3 chefs – no waiting @  The Parker/Blacktail/Forage.   THE SHOW The Wine Diva Daenna van Mulligen loves her lists. Some longer than others. However, I think THE most popular list she presents is the one today. The best tasting wines she could find under $16.00.   This list is ... Read More »

January 17th, 2015 – Dine Out Vancouver & The International Wine Festival

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  THE WINE DIVA previews the highlights of the 37th Vancouver International Wine Festival and we join Dine Out Vancouver for Mini Tours of  Craft Beer and Distillery shops.  Featuring stops at Bomber Brewing, Strange Fellows. Odd Society and Yaletown Distillery.    THE SHOW  Two big  upcoming events in Vancouver. Dine Out Vancouver takes place Jan 16 – Feb 1. And The 37th Annual Vancouver ... Read More »

January 10th, 2015 – New Zealand in an hour…

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  Dying to get to New Zealand but cant seem to get away..Not to worry. We went last year. TRR presents New Zealand in an Hour  THE SHOW  Last March I had the pleasure of touring various outstanding wine regions in NZ. What drove the various stories was New Zealand’s remarkable sustainability record. Tasting Room Radio broadcast four hours of interviews over the course of ... Read More »

January 3rd, 2015 The Smell of Fame!

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  Wall to Wall Celebrities..The Smell of Fame!! Starring Jason Priestley  (90210/Call Me Fitz) , Jim Cuddy (Blue Rodeo), Bruce McCulloch (Kids in the Hall), Tom Cochrane (New tour and LP) and Adam Cohen (On his Father Leonard and his new Tequila fixation) THE SHOW  Not all Tasting Room shows are about wine or food or travel. Sometimes they’re about music,  film and books. And ... Read More »

December 27th – AN HOUR IN THE OKANAGAN

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AN HOUR IN THE OKANAGAN  – Special Holiday feature Featuring visits to/with Wild Goose.   Liquidity.   Moon Cursor.   Culmina.   Road 13.   Brodo.   Fairview Cellars.   Local Lounge and Grill.   Howard Soon at Sandhill and the legend – Dick Cleave. Plus our host Ellen Walker Mathews – Thompson Okanagan Tourist Assn. Hope your holidays are going well.      THE SHOW   In May of this year I was ... Read More »

December 20th – Chef Ned Bell – Sustainable Seafood

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James Nevison returns with the 10th edition of Had A Glass/Top 100 wines Under $20 Daenna van Mulligen/The Wine Diva has last minute Wine Gifts.. Yew Chef Ned Bell wins Chef of the Year from his peers. Hawksworth chef du cuisine Kristian Eligh takes the Golden Medal Plates Competition  in Victoria . THE SHOW  James Nevison/Had a Glass 2015  Top 100 wines under $20   James ... Read More »

December 13th 2014 – Vikram Vij

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Vikram Vij takes to the streets.   The Wine Diva brings a serious year end wine list,  her Top 50 wines over $20 and 90 points or better. How does a family from New Jersey move to California  and become one of the best wine making families in Sonoma?   Chris Benziger guests. Wine Expert Mireille Sauve from The Wine Umbrella brings great background on Languedoc wines! ... Read More »

December 6th, 2014 – “One Faith”

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  The Pride of Newfoundland Alan Doyle kicks off the show. Then stories on two remarkable Bordeaux blends from the South Okanagan.. The Iconic Osoyoos Larose and the newest blend  that wishes to be World Class -  One Faith. Guests include  Mathieu Mercier, Harry McWatters, Bill Lui, Anne Vawter and Dick Cleave.  THE SHOW  Alan Doyle is fully in the Family Business. That business is ... Read More »

November 29th- Australia

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Okanagan Crush Pad presents wines that are Natural and Narrative! The Wine Diva has Part Two of her Top 100 wines Under $20 Feature Country at 2015  Van Wine Fest Wine Australia pours their best. He’s a surfer and a winemaker – Paul Clifton from Hahn Family Winery, California!       THE SHOW  Okanagan Crush Pad  Okanagan Crush Pad is one great success story. Originally ... Read More »