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April 19th, 2014 – Argentina- Part 2

Jose Manuel Ortega .O Fournier

This special starts back in Vancouver with a quick chat with Sebastian LeGoff, Service and Wine Director at Cactus Club Cafes. Until April 30 – a dollar from every desert goes to Make-A-Wish. We just wanted to remind you as the days are flying by. And then…it’s off to Argentina and an All-Star line-up. Steven Spurrier, DJ Kearney, Paul Hobbs ... Read More »

April 12th 2014- Wine Laws

El Bulli  Courtyard

  Confused over BC wine laws? Join the Club. We talk to lawyer Mark Hicken. John Clerides and The Wine Diva. We talk to one of the finest creative  chefs in the World.  Ferran Adrian from Spain’s El Bulli. I’m joined at Barbara Jo’s Books to Cooks by Chefs Vikram Vij and Quang Dang. We talk to Chris Turyk of ... Read More »

April 5th 2014 – Cas and Dylan


  What a line up. Oscar winning actor Richard Dreyfuss. Actor and  Director Jason Priestley. Together they create a new film opening this weekend Cas and Dylan. To kick off this year’s baseball season we present Hall of Fame Pitcher and Winery owner Tom Seaver. However, it’s The Wine Diva who kicks things off with lots of pre-tasted wines for ... Read More »

March 29th 2014- Argentina!


  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.  THE SHOW  This was a whole bunch of fun. Yes there were 32 wineries and over 300 wines tasted ... Read More »

March 22nd 2014 – Jim Cuddy

Jim Cuddy

The British Open takes place this weekend. Our first guest is golfing legend Dick Zokol, Director of Golf Operations at BC’s Predator Ridge. Right in the middle of BC wine country Daenna van Mulligen – The Wine Diva – has part 2 of her Summer BBQ wines. Jim Cuddy (Jim Cuddy band/Blue Rodeo) returns to the show. Talking his wild summer and Ontario wines. Spencer Massey the man ... Read More »

March 15th, 2014 Vancouver Wine Festival

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  As promised here’s our second hour of coverage from the floor of the  36th annual Vancouver International Wine Festival!! All the World – in One Hour.   This special is brought to you by TOWN HALL BRANDS.         Follow them on Facebook, on Twitter @ Town Hall Brands and at   THE SHOW For the ... Read More »

March 8th 2014 – Max Martini

Max Martini

  Actor Max Martini not only kicks off the show, he also closes it..with a World premier cocktail created by Mixologist Lauren Mote of Uva Wine Bar. It’s called The Maximilian. (see below) In between, we head for Vancouver’s East End to The Wise Hall, where all the Cider makers have gathered. The Dark Prince of Walla Walla Charles Smith ... Read More »

March 1st, 2014 – Vancouver International Wine Festival


  It’s the 36th Annual Vancouver International Wine Festival. Today’s show is brought to you by:     Not only considered one of Canada’s best but gaining status as one of the World’s Best. In part because the stars of the wine world can be found in attendance and in many cases pouring their wines on the day.   Daenna ... Read More »

February 22nd 2014 – Niagara

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    It’s the 62nd annual Niagara Grape and Wine festival. Food. Wine. New Friends.   THE SHOW   The Niagara Wine Festival — or Grape and Wine  as its been called — is back for its 62nd year. Over the years its kept growing  until it now takes over most of wine country..not just downtown St  Catharines. I was invited by Executive ... Read More »