Wine

 

  

 

On this week's radio show...We delve into the world of wine, from one of the most romantic cultures, that is zee French.We welcome Gregory Viennois, winemaker and technical director for Domaine Laroche, producers of fabulous, award winning Chablis.

 

 




A wine and also a region located about 110 miles southeast of Paris in the north western corner of Burgundy France. Chablis is also a village as well as a wine region.Chablis which is known to produce some of the best white wines in the world. There is MORE to Chablis, much more than you may be aware!


Tune in for Gregory Viennois at 16:19 minutes in the radio show. 

 

 

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Millions of years ago, the area around what's now the small town of Chablis was covered by sea. In the Jurassic era, the sediment-enriched clay of the Chablis region began to form and it's this clay that gives Chablis wine its unique elegance, freshness and complexity.

What typically characterizes Chablis wines?They are naturally relatively sinewy, high in acidity and steely rather than luscious and oaky.An archetypally refreshing, long-lived style of white wine which very few wine regions, possibly none other than Chablis, can produce.

 

 

 

 

 

Our first guest here today, the head viticulturist for the "Most Awarded Winery" in New Zealand, a huge success story. What do they say of this winery, “From a one-man band to a global brand in just 50 years, that is Villa Maria Winery, and our guest is Ollie Cowrie. Ollie to tell fill us in each of the wines so unique and delicious coming from various wine regions, and terroir within NZ.

 

Listen to Ollie Powrie at 4:00 minutes into the show.

 


On this week's radio show... Best wines for turkey and to pair with your Christmas dinner!  

 

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Grand Opening Holiday Party of K. Barketti of Oakville now opened at the CF Lime Ridge Shopping Center in Hamilton! Holiday Fashion Show with fabulous wine & food. Bring a “Toy for Toddlers for Christmas.” 

See pictures here.

 

 

Guests sipped on sumptious wines and cocktails provided by Villa Maria of New Zealand including Pinot Noir, Lightly Sparkling Sauvignon Blanc and Sauvignon Blanc. 

 

 

 

Pitars Wines imported and distributed exclusively by VDF Importers of Fine Wines.

 

 

 

 

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First up, we welcome Nicola Pittaro, of Pitars to the show, to share a little about Pitars story, their wines and why Trip Advisor says don’t miss out on Pitars if you are anywhere near this region!

Listen to Nicola Pittaro at 6:00 minutes in the show

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Pitars Wines imported and distributed exclusively by VDF Importers of Fine Wines.

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And to close off the show, the region that has come to be associated with this varietal as its signature grape, with over three quarters of all vineyards planted dedicated to Sauvignon Blanc, New Zealand!

Our final guest Kyle Thompson, winemaker for Saint Clair Family Estate located in Marlborough. Since their first vintage in 1994 Saint Clair Family Estate has won awards every single year. We’ll get the scoop on NZ in general as a new wine region, about Sauvignon Blanc and of course about Saint Clair Family Estate.

Listen to Kyle Thompson at 44:55 minutes into the radio show.

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Saint Clair Family Estate wines distributed by PMA,Peter Mielzynski Agencies Ltd.

 

 Midlife Chaos band practices at Georgia's house always include a bottle or two of Saint Clair Family Estate Sauvignon Blanc courtesy of Jeff the "piano man" of the group! Georgia's husband Ken shown here showcasing this delicious Sauvignon Blanc.
Meet the band from right to left: Jeff, Val, Ken, Gary and Tim. Book the band

 

  

And we are so on board, 100% ready to celebrate, to educate and introduce you guys to three very distinct Sauvignon Blancs all coming from diverse regions around the world, in fact from 3 different continents, all with their own unique style... France, California and New Zealand.

 

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TUNE IN  April 14th, 2016 on The Wine Ladies radio show.

Flâneur is an attitude, a way of existence, a state of mind, and a philosophy of living each experience as a unique moment by observing ones surroundings and embracing the beauty within it. Through our wines we invite you to become a Flâneur of our terroir.

And finally, so many are seduced by and drawn to this beautiful country. To close off the show we’ll welcome back, he’s a favorite returning guest of ours, Dr. Gary Glassman. Dr Glassman is an endodontist to be specific, but also a wine lover and proud co-owner of a vineyard located in heart of the “Tiera de Malbec” Lujan de Cuyo, in Mendoza.

The winery is Los Flâneurs. Gary will join us to talk about his journey to fulfilling a dream in wine and also give us a few tips on wine and oral health, and it’s good news, so be sure to stay tuned. 

 

Listen to Dr. Gary Glassman at 37:46 minutes in the show.

 

 

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 Our single-vineyard Malbec and super premium Blanc de Blancs sparkling wine will be available mid-2016 and we hope that you will enjoy them as much as we have enjoyed the process of making them!!

"The Wine Guys", Enrique, Hernan, Gary, and Steve (left to right), two Argentines and two Canadians sharing their passion for wine and food resulting in a dream come true, Los Flâneurs.Their partnership is as balanced as their wines! 

 

 

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Oral health benefits of wine.


Studies about antioxidants in red wine called polyphenols, which may help protect the lining of blood vessels in your heart. A polyphenol called resveratrol, is one substance in red wine that has garnered a lot of attention over the past five years.

Resveratrol is now considered to be a key ingredient in red wine that helps prevent damage to blood vessels, reduces low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol (the "bad" cholesterol) and prevents blood clots.

According to these studies, chemicals found in red wine, called proanthocyanidins, contain antioxidant properties that may prevent the bacteria that causes tooth decay from sticking to saliva and teeth. Interestingly, these phytonutrients are also found in foods like grapes, apples and chocolate - good news for non-wine drinkers!

 

 

 

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