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 
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The Wine Diva
The Wine Diva

 

The Wine Diva has been my co-host for the past 6 years and this year the show is all hers.

Our coverage is presented by Road 13. “It’s all about The Dirt”   www.road13vineyards.com  

Road 13
Road 13

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Part One is an Hour special with the featured wine region Australia. (Part 2 next week..the rest of the World)

RARELY do you ever gather all of these wine stars on one radio show.  Enjoy!!  

 

THE SHOW

Wine Australia
Wine Australia

 

 

Canada’s premier wine show marks  its 37th anniversary of pairing wine, food and the performing arts from February 23 to March 1, 2015.

The festival  features Australia as the theme country and Syrah as the global focus. Wine Festival is produced by the Vancouver International Wine Festival Society, which has three mandates: provide an informative, educational and entertaining wine experience for public and trade; be a premier marketing opportunity for the wine industry and festival partners; and raise funds for the Bard on the Beach Theatre Society. Since inception in 1979, the festival has raised $8.1 million for the performing arts.

14 countries  170 wineries  8 days  1,750+ wines  25,000 participants 2015 theme country (Australia): 55 wineries from 20 distinct regions pouring 220 wines  2015 global focus (Syrah): 170+ expressions of Syrah from around the world in The Tasting Room

For more information visit VanWineFest.ca, like on Facebook, follow  at @VanWineFest, or join the conversation at #VIWFwww.winediva.ca

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 Here’s the all star line:

 (all Barossa group)

Yalumba – Jane Ferrari
Thorn-Clarke – Sam Clarke (owner)

Sam Clarke
Sam Clarke


 

 

 

 

 

 

Wolf Blass – Chris Hatcher  

Harry Hertscheg – managing director VIWF

Mark Davidson  – Brand Ambassador Wines 0f Australia

Hardy’s – Bill Hardy (family member)

Bill Hardy
Bill Hardy

 

 

 

 

 

McWilliams –  Craig Stevenson
Henry’s Dive Vignerons – Kim Longbottom (owner) 

Bernard Hickin – Jacob’s Creek

Tyrell’s – Bruce Tyrrell

Bruce Tyrell
Bruce Tyrell

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wynns – Sue Hodder

Wakefield wines – Justin Taylor  (family & company director) Clare
Xanadu – Darren Rathbone (owner) Margaret River
Longview – Mark Saturno (owner) Adelaide Hills

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Official guest list-Tasting Room Radio in the Acura International Festival Tasting Room

VIWF 2015

Thursday, February 26

Show 1 – All Oz

1:30-2:30 pm

Segment 1: 1:30pm (all Barossa group) 10min

Yalumba – Jane Ferrari

Thorn-Clarke – Sam Clarke (owner)

Wolf Blass – Chris Hatcher

*Mark Davidson

Segment 2: 1:45pm – 12 min

Hardy’s – Bill Hardy (family member)

McWilliams Craig Stevenson (winemkaer Hunter)

Henry’s Dive Vignerons – Kim Longbottom (owner)

*Harry Hetscheg

Segment 3: 2:00pm – 12 min

Bernard Hickin – Jacob’s Creek

Tyrell’s – Bruce Tyrrell

Wynns – Sue Hodder

Segment 4 – 2:15pm – 9min

Wakefield wines – Justin Taylor (family & company director) Clare

Xanadu – Greg West (Winemaker) Margaret River

Longview – Mark Saturno (owner) Adelaide Hills

Show 2 – International

3-4pm

Segment 1: 3:00 pm (BC Group) 10 min

Painted Rock – John Skinner

Tinhorn Creek – Sandra

Joseph Luckhurst – Road 13

Segment 2: 3:15pm (USA)

Tony Stewart – Plume/Lake Sonoma
Ravenwood – Joel Petersen (founder)

Signorello – Ray Signorello

Segment 3: 3:30pm – (International Superstars) 12 min

Vina Montes – Aurelio Montes Jr.

St. Urbans-Hof – Anne Weiss (family)

Gonzalez Byass – Vicky Gonzalez Gordon

Segment 4: 3:45pm (Italy) 9min

Anna Spinato – Anna Spinato/Roberto

Rocca della Macie – Sergio Zingarelli (owner) Tuscany

Tenuta Sant’Antonio – Armando Castagnedi Veneto

NEXT WEEK  PART TWO

The Rest of the World..

 

 

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