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July 26th, 2014 – The summer hit – CHEF

Provence

This week we feature interesting stories that got lost in the World Cup Shuffle. For example..Actor/Director Jon Favreau talks about his summer hit Chef. A double dip of the Wine Diva..Patio Wines and BBQ Wines – There’s a difference. Plus there’s a story on the romance of Provence and it’s fabulous Rose Enjoy!!! The Show    Provence Rose Provence Rose ... Read More »

July 19th, 2014 – The Brewery and the Beast!

smoken_bones_sausages  Brewery and the Beast

    The Wine Diva returns with Cool wines for HOT weather. The Pride of Wolfville NS Benjamin Bridge heads across Canada. Scott Gurney – The Brewery AND the Beast returns to Vancouver. Ned Bell – checks in from Halifax on his way home to Vancouver – on a frickin Bike. And The Queen of  Tofino & Texas – Lisa ... Read More »

July 12th, 2014 – Clayoquot Wilderness Resort.

The Cuddys

We head North from Tofino – off the grid..for Year Two of a Wine and Wilderness weekend at Clayoquot Wilderness Resort. Guests include Ed Robertson (Bare Naked Ladies) Jim Cuddy (Blue Rodeo) Devin Cuddy (Devin Cuddy Band) John Skinner (Painted Rock) Torsten Allander (Foxtrot)  David Hawksworth (Hawksworth) Pino Posteraro (Cioppinos) Plus John Caton, Tereza Roux and Chef Ryan Orr – all ... Read More »

July 5th, 2014 – Willamette Valley, Oregon

Stoller Vineyards.  Oregon

We’re heading for the Willamette Valley in Oregon. Visit   EIEIO .Adelsheim. Stoller. And R&B Brewing in Vancouver’s East end pours its Chef Series of Brews. Andrea Carlson. Brian Skinner. Chris Whittaker. Rob Belcham. Brew master Todd Graham.   THE SHOW  We’re heading South from Vancouver to The Willamette Valley and another wine hook up with Hayley Hamilton from Dallas Uncorked.   ... Read More »

June 28th, 2014 – Canada Day Weekend!

canada day 2014

We finish our Okanagan Wine Tour with Moon Cursor and Howard Soon at his new Sandhill Winery. Then a call to Chef Ned Bell who’s biking across Canada  July 1st for Chefs for Oceans. Sommelier of the Year Terry Threlfall  talks TNT and wine buying 101. And The Wine Diva has Wines for Canada Day  Cheers    THE SHOW  Moon ... Read More »

June 21st, 2014 – Okanagan Road Trip!

The  Okanagan

Time for an Okanagan Road Trip Wild Goose. Liquidity. Culmina. Hester Creek. Road 13. Fairview Cellars. Local Lounge and Grill. Brodo And 8 fascinating  minutes with The Legend Richard Cleave.     THE SHOW     We start this journey through the South Okanagan as we should.. with Ellen Walker Mathews from Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association. TOTA had arranged a ... Read More »

June 14th, 2014 – Soccer & Rose!

Lavender.  Provence France

We got your Summer Rose covered – all the way from Provence! The Wine Diva has your pre-tasted World Cup Wines..no matter who your cheering for. Director, actor, writer Jon Favreau tells us all about his charming new film CHEF Mission Hill Winery chef Chris Stewart is headed for Hastings House on Salt Spring. We head him off at the ... Read More »

May 31st 2014 – Beautiful Naramata BC

Naramata Bench

  For the 12th year in-a-row The Wineries of the Naramata Bench showcase their new releases in Vancouver. Ten  of the Best from The Bench. And The Wine Diva returns from Spain with tales of Jerez Sherry!! Enjoy! THE SHOW  The Naramata Bench Wineries Association is a group of 24 award-winning wineries located  along both sides of  a 14 kilometer ... Read More »