We welcome Chris Neal, co-founder along with his brother Pete of Neal Brothers Foods, focused on all natural and organic foods. Chris has a lineup of snack ideas, recipes, some unconventional, get creative folks to pair with your patio drinks!!

Listen to Chris Neal at 15:15 minutes into the show


The perfect pairing... Neal Brothers Foods Srirachup Kettle Chips created by celebrity chef Chuck Hughes and the brothers combining the sweetness of ketchup with the spice of Sriracha chili sauce and Mill Street 100th Meridian Organic Amber Lager all natural on organic and all natural. 


WIN $100.00 Neal Brothers Foods tote bag filled to the top with Neal Brothers Foods goodies and snacks!



On this week's radio show...Summer cocktails, beers and wines…dish it up! Lindeman's 1000 Moments Of Sunshine. Sip and Sleuth to Win - $100.00 Neal Brothers Foods tote bag filled with goodies and snacks.

We are well into the throws of summer and we hope you are all enjoying a little summer fun, whether at the cottage, on a beach or maybe on your patio or wherever you are. On today’s show we are going to share with you some spectacular summer drinks, cocktails, wines, super craft beers and snacks to help make your vaca days even that much more delicious!

Episode WL 07-20-2015

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There are all kinds of Father’s out there from the adventurist, who is always willing to try something new, to the technophile who is a bonafide techo gadget freak  or the charismatic Dad, who loves to be the center of attention. What kind of  Dad do you have??? We have something that will sure to satisfy even the most discerning Dads… starting with the food… Joining us at the top of the show, returning guest Pete Neal of Neal Brothers Foods and he will be sharing the spotlight and great father’s Days food ideas with his daughter Hanna.


So we’ll kick off the show chatting with one of our regular guests Pete Neal, Pete is the co-founder along with his brother Chris of Neal Brothers Foods, a father himself, Pete and his daughter Hannah will join us with a host of scrumptious suggestions and recipes for you to enjoy this Father’s Day.

Listen to Pete Neal and his daughter Hannah at 7:20 minutes into the show.

What's a perfect snack pairing for this Father's Day? Neal Brothers Foods Maple Bacon or Srirachup Kettle Cooked Chips with Muskoka Brewery Cream Ale.

What's a perfect snack pairing for this Father's Day? Neal Brothers Foods Maple Baconor Srirachup Kettle Cooked Chips with Muskoka Brewery Cream Ale.


Perhaps Scotch is more your preference, the perfect pairing for Dad this Sunday,Neal  Brothers Multigrain Nuggets with a glass of Ardbeg Ten Year Old Single Islay Malt Scotch Whisky!

"Fathers Day is a day to spend with family and in our family we love to cook together and create simple yet delicious dishes for the family to enjoy", says Pete Neal. "We love making tacos and the beauty of cooking up tacos is you can add any toppings you want. We make sure to prep various veggies, cheeses, meat/fish and add our favorite Neal Brothers toppings to the mix – lime mayo, sriracha mayo, tomatillo salsa, habanero salsa or even our sweet and smokey BBQ sauce is a nice addition to a chicken or beef taco." Neal Brothers Foods favourite combinations:White fish tacos with lime mayo and fresh greens and red cabbage,Chicken tacos with a splash of habanero salsa and avocado, BBQ beef tacos with crushed BBQ kettle chips or srirachup chips on top!


On this week's radio show...Happy Father's Day

Calling all Dads out there.This show is for you! We have you covered  for your special day Fathers Day!

Coming up we’re going to talk about what might be some of your favorite things…like lip smacking delicious, bold burgers or crunchy flavor filled spicy homemade tacos or to quench your thirst how about a small batch craft beer chock full of flavor,no additives,all natural, just 100% pure delicious.
Or straight from the small, rugged and remote Scottish island of Islay comes the authentic premium single malt Scotch whisky,a wee dram for you lads perhaps?

 And for the fine wine, food and film buff we bring you the 2nd annual Niagara Integrated Film Festival, taking place on Father’s Day weekend where you can choose from a plethora of wine tasting dinners, movie premiers, short film screenings, and much more!

And finally the tables are turned on The Wine Ladies when we are interviewed by Laura Wolfe a student who is studying the art of social media and blogging. We give her our thoughts on social media!

Alright so its time now to salute all the Dads out there, Happy Father’s Day, lets start!!!


We’ll be chatting with Pete Neal,Co-founder and owner,with his brother Chris, of Neal Brothers Foods, founded in 1988, these brothers have a long standing commitment to healthy, organic, delicious and sometimes daring  foods…we’ll introduce you to some healthy snack foods and fabulous Mexican inspired recipes using unique and delicious condiments such as Neal Brother's all natural, gluten free zesty lime mayonnaise.

Chris and Pete Neal
Listen to Pete Neal at 18:26 minutes into the show.

Looking for a fun and delicious way to celebrate Cinco de “Mayo” (pun intended) this year? Try this creamy lime slaw made with Neal Brothers all natural lime mayo. It’s simply delicious – bursting with colour and lime flavour!
Lots of great recipes!

Happy Cinco de "Neal Brothers" Mayo! Four delicious flavours (Classic, Truffle, Sriracha and Lime) 


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This week's episode....Episode #20  (WL-04-12-2015)

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo May 5th,2015




Join us May 13th for an exquisite evening of spectacular cuisine, incredible wines and an amazing night at the fabulous Alioli Ristorante  in Mississauga,Ontario.

To RSVP: Please call Alioli Ristorante and tell them The Wine Ladies sent you. Space is limited.Tickets $125.00 each.Taxes and gratuities extra.
(905) 281-1122


Since 1996, your hosts Massimo,Gianni, Alireza and their friendly professional staff have been welcoming guests and serving contemporary Italian cuisine set in an elegant, yet understated dining area.May 13th will be a vinous and culinary adventure to remember as they welcome Luca Speri of Speri Viticoltori of Valpolicella.With over 100 years of meticulous attention to the vineyards, Speri’s wine exhibits great flair its own unique and unmistakable style.

Luca Speri will lead us through a tasting of four of the Speri Viticoltori


 Alioli Ristorante this month's The Wine Ladies Fabulous Finds For Foodies.

Read more: An Evening with Luca Speri - Alioli Ristorante - The Wine Ladies - May 13th, 2015





Executive and Celebrity Chef JohnRoss Woodland explains the delicious appetizers we are about to try.

White table cloths,fine dining and a superb wine list is the name of the game here at Tu Casa Fine Dining. Tu Casa means "home" and that is how you feel when you arrive here with the friendly, professional welcome you get at Tu Casa. Although definitely fine dining, its more about a relaxed dining experience with a worldly menu and an award winning wine list boasting over 340 labels, this charming neighborhood restaurant offers a friendly, intimate, superb culinary experience.

The kitchen is headed up by a young chef who's passion for food is infectious. Chef JohnRoss Woodland,although just only 24 years of age has a command of the culinary arts way beyond his years.So much so that he recently took home the top prize on Food Network's hit show Chopped Canada. Scanning the menu you will see that this chef has an imagination and whimsy that will make your dining experience super special from  the "singing oysters from the sea" to the Carrot Cake served in a clay pot. Chef JohnRoss says he wants his patrons  "to capture a glimpse into my life with every plate, whether it be the salt cod fritters from my stay in New England, my take on s'mores from my childhood, or my baked potato risotto from my current adventures. I want them to experience the passion of our kitchen in every bite."

 Chef JohnRoss was nominated for the James Beard Rising Star Award and as one of 30 top Canadian chefs under 30.

Listen to Chef JohnRoss on The Wine Ladies radio show ( interview at 34:36 minutes)



Besides the extraordinary array of options on the regular menu including the delightful appetizers we enjoyed like the succulent Scallop and Pork Belly consumed by Georgia or the dramatically   presented Tuna Two Ways served up to Susanne you can also opt for the special Chef's Tasting Menu.


Sea Scallops and Pork Belly

Tuna Two Ways

With a 24 hour notice for a reservation why not try the Chef's Tasting Menu, "La Vie" where the chef will create a 7 course mini tasting menu especially for you. He'll shop local ingredients at the local Farmers Market and create something unique just for you. And why not, top that off with a wine pairing with each course?

And if you love wine, you are going to love this.Tu Casa has won the The Wine Spectator Award of Excellence the past 2 years running with over 340 wine labels offered. And Dale, who runs the front of house philosophy is to offer these wines at a very reasonable price, so that you may explore a wine journey to match your dining experience. And for those of you that love something other than wine, unbelievable as that may be,Tu Casa Fine Dining features a list of over 100 single malt scotchs, with regular Scotch and food pairing evenings!


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Stop in for a beverage after work Tu Casa also offers 1/2 price martinis and $10.00 appetizers week days, 3:00pm-6:00pm or Saturday's 5:00pm-6:00pm.

We'll be ringing in 2015 at Tu Casa this year. For just $125.00 per person with a limo ride included you can 't go wrong! We love this spot and it truly is a FABULOUS FIND FOR FOODIES!!

R.S.V.P 905-271-9898


Our Dining Experience!

Georgia's Appetizer: Scallop and Pork Belly

Carrot and Honey Puree, Citrus segments, Almonds, Endives,and Coriander

Susanne's Appetizer: Tuna Two Ways

Gently Seared with Pickled Ginger, Wasabi and Tartare, with Sesame Aioli

Shared Entrees: Ontario Lamb Two Ways

Herb Crusted Saddle and Roasted Leg with Eggplant Puree Ratatouille Terrine , Green Beans, Pine Nuts, Micro Basil, and Balsamic Scented Jus

Dessert: Carrot Cake (our way)

Cream cheese icing, candied baby carrot, carrot liquid,edible flowers, and carrot cake "soil", served in a clay pot.



Ontario Lamb Two Ways




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