Wine

 

Next up, Chile is squeezed between the ocean and the might Andes mountains which also serve the vineyards of our next featured country extremely well, that is Argentina!

 

Calling in from Mendoza, Ernesto Bajda winemaker for Bodega Catena Zapata, this is a winery over four generations that has been a major player in transforming and elevating the quality and profile of the wines of Argentina, an incredible story…

Listen to Ernesto Bajda at 23:30 minutes into the show

 

 

VINTAGES #478727-$19.95 per bottle

History of the Catena Family

“What sets Nicolás Catena Zapata apart from other top producers in the world is his unflagging dedication to researching, studying, and learning every aspect of viticulture and winemaking that could potentially improve his wines”.
Jancis Robinson


“Nicolás Catena was the true pioneer and is still the most important wine personality in Argentina. They are so forward thinking and smart as they are still at the head of quality wines in the country, doing amazing research and never resting on their laurels”.
Luis Gutiérrez
 

 

 

 

 

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 BRAND NEW SHOWS every Monday at 10:00 am and Wednesday at 2:00 pm or listen ON DEMAND on line anytime.

 

 

 

Talk about quintessentially Canadian,Hockey Is Canada after all! We connect our  love of  the sport with our love of wine! NHL Star Mark Napier has a "hat trick" of his own!


Listen to Mark at 8:08 minutes into the show!

Episode WL 06-22-2015

Happy Canada Day! Introducing our new weekly radio segment SIP and SLEUTH To Win!

We have a super show lined up for you today, with Canada Day around the corner and a fabulous lineup of guests,all connected in someway to our fabulous country celebrating its 138th birthday. PLUS we are also really excited about introducing a brand new segment to our show SIP and SLEUTH To Win!!! Click here to enter and win a Himalayan Salt Stone Set with Tray valued at $99.99.

 

 

 Our first guests from Colio Estate Winesout of Lake Erie North Shore and the NHL Alumni Association partner in the perfect power play by combining great wine making, VQA grapes and Canadian spirit in a wine called “HAT TRICK”,with proceeds supporting a variety of charities. To learn more we’ll be welcoming former NHLer, two time Stanley Cup Champion, Mark Napier to the show as well as Danielle Giroux,VP Marketing of Colio Estate Wines.

 

 

 

 

Our first kiwi caller as they are affectionately known as … Jim Robertson and Jim will share with us a little about the brief history of this youthful region, the role Brancott Estate winery played at the time as well as the significance of New Zealand’s signature grape Sauvignon Blanc.


Listen to Jim Robertson at 21:35 minutes into the show.

We first met Jim back in 2012 and had the opportunity to speak with him on our online talk TV show.Check what Jim had to see on line here.YouTube video

 

 

Stoneleigh Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc. Available at the LCBO $17.75 per bottle.

 

Brancott Estate Letter B Sauvignon Blanc. Available at the LCBO $19.95 per bottle. 

 

On this week's show...Drink New Zealand and think the "King of Sauvignon Blanc",sustainability and the meteoric rise in popularity!

We explore a youthful wine region that has enjoyed a meteoric rise in popularity, is recognized the world over for its commitment to the environment and sustainability…is widely recognized as the “King of Sauvignon Blanc” which has become synonymous with this region,and has recently been awarded its very own Pinot Noir glass for one of its regions by the preeminent 11th generation Austrian glass maker Riedel. We can only be talking about one country and that is New Zealand!

 

BRAND NEW SHOWS every Monday at 10:00 am and Wednesday at 2:00 pm or listen ON DEMAND on line anytime.
 
Read more: Brancott prediction in 1973 that Marborough Sauvignon Blanc would be world famous! On this week's...

 

Peter and Vai Yealands
We’ll then speak to James McDonald of Yealands Family Wines also in Marlborough, to explore the commitment New Zealand has to sustainability, and what exactly that is… we might even hear the story of the dwarfed sheep put to work in the vineyards!

Listen to James McDonald  at 35:53 minutes into the show.
 
Yealands Family Wines, Marlborough, New Zealand, the most sustainable winery in the world. Watch the video here and find out why.
 

 

 

On this week's show...Drink New Zealand and think the "King of Sauvignon Blanc",sustainability and the meteoric rise in popularity!

We explore a youthful wine region that has enjoyed a meteoric rise in popularity, is recognized the world over for its commitment to the environment and sustainability…is widely recognized as the “King of Sauvignon Blanc” which has become synonymous with this region,and has recently been awarded its very own Pinot Noir glass for one of its regions by the preeminent 11th generation Austrian glass maker Riedel. We can only be talking about one country and that is New Zealand!

 

BRAND NEW SHOWS every Monday at 10:00 am and Wednesday at 2:00 pm or listen ON DEMAND on line anytime.
 
 

 

We had the opportunity to speak to Sue White,proprietor of the multi-awarded and highly regarded winery Whitehaven located in Marlborough.Sue filled us in on some of the specifics of kiwi wines, what makes them unique, their aromatics, their taste profiles.

Listen to Sue White at 1:04 minutes into the show.

Episode: (WL-05-04-2015)

 

 

On this week's show...Drink New Zealand and think the "King of Sauvignon Blanc",sustainability and the meteoric rise in popularity!

We explore a youthful wine region that has enjoyed a meteoric rise in popularity, is recognized the world over for its commitment to the environment and sustainability…is widely recognized as the “King of Sauvignon Blanc” which has become synonymous with this region,and has recently been awarded its very own Pinot Noir glass for one of its regions by the preeminent 11th generation Austrian glass maker Riedel. We can only be talking about one country and that is New Zealand!

 

BRAND NEW SHOWS every Monday at 10:00 am and Wednesday at 2:00 pm or listen ON DEMAND on line anytime.
 
Read more: Sue White of Whitehaven.. Totally,utterly Marlborough to the last drop!On this week's radio show.

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