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August 16th, 2014 – Brewery and the Beast!

The Phillips Truck

The Wine Diva, Daenna van Mulligen, returns with a great selection of recent reviews. Brewery and the Beast was a huge success..find out why. We return to The River Cafe in Calgary, celebrating that this year they’re above the Bow River. In Vancouver we’ll talk to Izele van Blerk. Chief winemaker for South African Giant KWV. In Kelowna our guest ... Read More »

August 9th, 2014 – Hawksworth and Friends Culinary Adventure at the West Coast Fishing Club!


It’s the 8th annual David Hawksworth and Friends Culinary Adventure at the West Coast Fishing Club. Haida Gwaii,  British Columbia. Guests include Anthony Walsh Oliver & Bonacini, Dino Renaerts Bon Vivant Group, Mark Davidson Global Wine Educator Wine Australia. Shaun Snelling Exec Chef The Clubhouse, Jacob Richler Freelance Food Writer (McLeans), Terry Cowan WCFC-GM.  Brian Grange WCFC. all photos by: Jessica ... Read More »

August 2nd, 2014 – Fly fishing special!

It's a Ranch

Food, Fishing and wine @ 7 Half Diamond Ranch  with Mark Filatow, Rhys Pender and John Weber. The Wine Diva has 17 outstanding wines from South Africa for you. And Bubbles returns to the show.. Michael Smith gives us the dirty dirt on SwearNet.    THE SHOW For the four years now my fly fishing friends and I have gathered ... Read More »

July 26th, 2014 – The summer hit – CHEF


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 »