Brand new to our market, a new Portuguese wine called Porta 6! "Porta 6 a 90 POINTER", claims Decanter Magazine is from the region of Lisboa. It brings great taste, super value, and street art all together.
Victoria Ivanyushkina, will be calling in from the UK, Victoria is the Director of BinCellar Limited, to fill us in on our latest discovery.
Listen to Victoria Ivanyushkina at 42:52 minutes in the show
This organic wine and food pairing dinner could not find a better partner and location than Brad and his restaurant at the Evergreen Brick Works. He has an unparalleled commitment to sustainable and organic farming, he is all about creating a connection between the natural food from our land, the farmers that nourish and harvest it, and ultimately, the people who enjoy it.
Starting off today with our first guest from the organic and biodynamic wine making pioneer Bonterra Organic Vineyards, out of California, we will welcome Vineyard Director David Koball, and you will get to hear first hand what exactly organic and biodynamic farming entails, plus even more importantly the impact organic and biodynamic farming has on our environment, it is remarkable.
Talking about Merlot Madness our next guest really makes a splash and dives right in with his line of wines appropriately called “Cannonball”. Remember when you were a kid, with not a care in the world, jumping in the pool, making a huge splash, just pure fun and enjoyment, really loving life… so that right there is the Cannonball Wine Company philosophy, not taking themselves too seriously although serious about making great quality and super value wine, including their Sonoma County Cannonball Merlot!
We welcome from Sonoma County, the Founder and CEO of Cannonball Wine Company, Yoav Gilat to the show, making his first splash in 2006, when the company was founded. When’s the last time you enjoyed a Cannonball, Cab or Merlot?
Please see all current Cannonball offerings.
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Duckhorn does it best! It is a grape that can and does produce outstanding, delicious, coveted wines such as the one we will open up our show with today, a Merlot served at Presidents inaugurations.This Merlot is the benchmark Merlot for Napa Valley and California, and the company is Duckhorn Vineyards.
Duckhorn Vineyards is actually the initiator of this month long #MerlotMe international spotlight on the varietal, started a few years back…and we’re going to begin by welcoming Renée Ary Renée Renee Ary, the winemaker at Duckhorn to fill us in on her award winning Merlots, as well as give us more info on Merlot Madness!
Listen to Renee Aray at 6:34 minutes into the show
Today we’ll turn our attention specifically to Washington, the 2nd largest producer of wine in the US, after California. Our guest, Juan Munoz Oca the winemaker for Columbia Crest Winery, which is the only Washington winery to be honored with the Wine Spectator award the “No. 1 Wine of the Year”. It is the largest winery in the state producing handcrafted, superior quality, small-lot wines as well as affordable everyday wines.
On this week's radio show...WIN one of Two Grape Escape Wine Tours to Niagara! Value $1000.00. Discover Washington wines. Make your own wine in time for the holidays. Discover the secret anti aging ingredient and Canada's most southerly wine region Pelee Island.