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April 25th, 2015 – Exclusive interview with Russell Crowe!

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An exclusive interview with Russell Crowe who stars in and  directs his first feature film  The Water Diviner, opening this weekend ! Mike Bernardo goes full Beastie Boy with his Mike B Reisling! Okanagan Falls pours in Vancouver..looking for profile and making new friends! We talk to 6 wineries. And the return of The Napa Wine making Gunslinger Cameron Hughes. THE SHOW Mike Bernardo – Sommelier of the Year   Somebody has to open for Russell Crowe and we think ...

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April 18th, 2015 … The Canucks!

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Hockey playoffs are starting..so we revisit our Canucks special last year. Jim Benning, Willie Desjardins, Dan Hamhuis, Willie Mitchell and owner Paolo Aquilini. At the West Coast Fishing Club And a very special feature on the fascinating Wines of the Jura with DJ Kearney. What a great line up!     THE SHOW It’s the 9th annual CAN Fishing for Kids tournament at the West Coast Fishing Club. Haida Gwaii. First prize $200,000.    This is a very personal event as Paolo Aquilini, ...

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April 11th, 2015 -Tuscany

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The Wine Diva in Tuscany..what a great lineup of wines.. A leader of the Ventoux Region  in the Southern Rhone..Chateau Pesquie. Our guest Frederic Chaudière, third generation of family. Ladies who shoot their lunch and BK Wines. The  Oz winemakers Brendan Keyes and Matt Fowles with Mark Davidson. AND Baseball Hall of Famer..perhaps the greatest starting pitchers EVER and now winegrower Tom Seaver. Play Ball!!!   THE SHOW The Wine Diva Daenna van Mulligen has just returned from Tuscany, where ...

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April 4th, 2015 Island Wineries

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  The wines, ciders and meads of Vancouver Island. An even Ten. Plus Benjamin Bridge and Stratus.  Two of the names to watch in Eastern Canada. For your Easter Weekend!!     THE SHOW  In British Columbia’s wine world, the Okanagan is the acknowledged front runner. However more and more  wine watchers are  paying  attention to the wines, ciders and meads of Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands. It’s a different terroir from the hotter Okanagan but that doesn’t mean ...

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March 28th, 2015

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Spring wines from The Wine Diva. Summerhill Wines from Ezra Cipes. Naramata Bench wines from Val Tait at Bench 1775 and New BC Wine Laws from lawyer Mark Hicken.   THE SHOW We welcome The Wine Diva Daenna Van Mulligen..who’s just back from Italy and from hosting the show at the  Vancouver Wine Festival. Daenna Loves her lists. This one is a slam dunk.. Wines for Spring. Daenna explains why these wines quality as spring wines and what it is ...

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March 21st -Ireland in an Hour. Part 2

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Ireland is a nation of storytellers. It’s a talent everyone seems to have. All we did was travel through the South West Coast, Cork and Dublin and we had enough interviews for Two One Hour Specials. THIS is Part Two. It features some of Irelands most famous culinary stars and The Julia Child of Ireland. THE SHOW  What a great line up. Award winning Chefs, teachers, writers, experts of all stripes. We start in Cork City… South of Dublin on ...

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March 14th –  Ireland in an hour!

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How better to celebrate St Patrick’s Day than presenting 2 One hour specials from our recent 2 weeks in Ireland.         Part One starts on a farm in the South of Ireland..through Clonakilty and ends in Dublin. Guests include c, Connor Higgins, Michael Lawlor (Irish Whiskey Tours), Michael Reddy (Teeling Whiskey) and Willie Ahearn from The Palace Pub..Fleet St.   THE SHOW…  Gilly Murphy We start in the very South of Ireland..outside a wonderful small town called ...

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March 7th, 2015 – Part 2 Vancouver International Wine Festival-THE REST OF THE WORLD.

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  Its Part Two our 2015 coverage of the Vancouver International Wine Festival….THE REST OF THE WORLD. This week- it’s the rest of the World Hosted by Daenna van Mulligen – The Wine Diva  www.winediva.ca           And brought to you by Road 13 Vineyards “ It all about the dirt”   www.road13vineyards.com       THE SHOW  Last week we featured Australia..the featyured wine region of this years Wine fest.  Now, it’s the rest of the world..Star names and ...

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February 28th, 2015-The 37th annual Vancouver international Wine Festival

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It’s the 37th annual Vancouver International Wine festival..Hosted during Trade Tasting by Daenna van Mulligen.  The Wine World is In Vancouver.  This week we’re welcoming 170 vine stars to Vancouver for the 37th Vancouver International Wine Festival.  Australian wines take centre stage but you’ll find wines from France, Italy, Croatia, South Africa, Argentina, USA, and Canada. It also helps that the featured varietal is Syrah/Shiraz, something the Australians know very very well    The Wine Diva has been my co-host ...

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February 21st, 2015 – Argentina in an hour!

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Part 1   10 days touring Argentina’s wine regions! A Regional Tasting in Buenos Aires. The tasting and spitting  through the vineyards in Patagonia and Mendoza. along the way we ate perhaps,  a whole cow! These are the tour highlights Part One.  www.winesofargentina.org   THE SHOW      This was a whole bunch of fun. Yes there were 32 wineries and over 300 wines tasted but what really made it fun was the attitude and character of the Argentines themselves. Really fine people who do everything with passion. ...

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