What a delicious show we have planned for you today. Our theme, Historical Treasures of France, in wine, in brandy and in fromage!!!

 

To start off we’ll go back almost three centuries and nine generations to the iconic wine region of Burgundy to one of the oldest Maison in Burgundy. Founded in 1731 with incredible holdings of 130 hectares including 12 Grand Crus and 74 Premier crus, unbelievable for Burgundy, the winery...Bouchard Père & Fils.

 

Château de Beaune, Head Office of Bouchard Père & Fils

 

Bouchard Père & Fils is the largest vineyard owners in the supremely coveted region of the Cote d’Or of Burgundy. We will be chatting with family member and Export Manager Luc Bouchard. We’ll explore the history of the region as well as the company, its fascinating history, the vineyards, the deep cellars underground housing over 2000 bottles from the 1800’s,their iconic wines and much more.

We had the pleasure to meet Luc about a month ago, we tasted some great wines, we look forward to welcoming him to the show!

Listen to Luc Bouchard at 4:39 minutes in the show.

 

 

 

 Making craft wine at Wines Unlimited is guaranteed to be an easy, fun and affordable experience.
Sure to be the best winemaking experience yet at Wines Unlimited.

 

Meet Cathy Clark founder of Wines Unlimited, an independent winemaking store located in Oakville, Ontario. For over 30 years, Cathy's winemakers have been crafting artisan wines for their clientele, great wines, beating out many on the shelves in blind wine tastings. Cathy joins us to fill us in on making a great wine! It"s inexpensive, fun and easy at Wines Unlimited to be your own award winning winemaker! 

 

 

 

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At Wines Unlimited in Oakville ready to make a The Wine Ladies Pinot Noir Rose from Chile. Cathy Clark and Gail Morrone our winemakers show us how it's done! Winner Darlene Gustin who won the $250 gift certificate to make wine donated for the Anchor Bar's VIP launch March 15th Women, Wine, Wednesdays with Jazz joins in too! Great fun and delicious too! 

 

Craft Winemaking Experience April 27th, 2017.

 

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 Our first guest on the show today enjoys travelling around the world as a host of his own TV show, author of 4 books, owner of 5 restaurants, guest celebrity chef on long running City Line... who could it be????

 

 

 

There's only one answer to that question and one man to fit the bill, and that is Celebrity Chef Massimo Capra! You all know him well, the charismatic, fun loving, moustachioed Massimo to join us as our first guest. Born in a small town in Lombardy , Italy, we chat with Massimo about his Italian roots and his latest venture Capra's Kitchen, just recently opened to rave reviews! 

Listen to Massimo Capra on the show here at 3:11 minutes.

 

The Wine Ladies visit Capra's Kitchen and see first hand the secret's of Chef Massimo and son Daniel's secret of the signature pizza. Watch the tour here.  

 

 

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What spirit is perfect after meals, nicely chilled, pairs delightfully with dark chocolate and is used to "correct espresso" in Veneto?  

 

Grappa!

We welcome another guest to the show,also calling in from Italy,from Processco, Veneto and although we’re going to stay within the region of Veneto we’ll turn our attention away from wine for a little bit and move to a “trending” refined white spirit housed in glorious artsy glass bottles.

This spirit is called Grappa, and we will be chatting with the founder of the multi generational luxury house of Bottega SpA, Sandro Bottega.

 

Listen to Sandro Bottega on the show here at 11:20 minutes.

 

 

 

Did you ever want to be a winemaker of fine craft wines? Well now you can!

 

Our final guest Cathy Clark founder of Wines Unlimited, an independent winemaking store located in Oakville, Ontario. For over 30 years, Cathy's winemakers have been crafting artisan wines for their clientele, great wines, beating out many on the shelves in blind wine tastings. Cathy joins us to fill us in on making a great wine! It"s inexpensive, fun and easy at Wines Unlimited to be your own award winning winemaker! 

 

Listen to Cathy Clark on the show here at 25:30 minutes.

 

 

 

WATCH VIDEO

At Wines Unlimited in Oakville ready to make a The Wine Ladies Pinot Noir Rose from Chile. Cathy Clark and Gail Morrone our winemakers show us how it's done! Winner Darlene Gustin who won the $250 gift certificate to make wine donated for the Anchor Bar's VIP launch March 15th Women, Wine, Wednesdays with Jazz joins in too! Great fun and delicious too!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marilisa Allegrini is the first Italian woman wine producer to grace the cover of Wine Spectator!

  

We have a fantastic show for you today all in celebration of International Women's Day that is coming up on March 8th, International Women's Day was officially launched in 1911 and today over 100 years later IWD is celebrated around th world with 1000's of events taking place honouring women everywhere for their various achievements.

 

 

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Off to Italy next with Marilisa Allegrini, owner of Italy’s 2016 Winery of the Year, a global ambassador for the iconic wine region of Veneto. A voice for the women today in this business traditionally dominated by men, the “voice of Amarone”. Marilisa will join us and share her story of this historic winery going back six generations, explore her philosophy, her challenges and her greatest accomplishments.

Listen to Marilisa Allegrini at 13:47 minutes into the show.

 

 


Amazing afternoon meeting and tasting a selection of wines with  Marilisa Allegrini, "the voice of Amarone ", proprietor Allegrini vineyards. Check it out here. 

 

 

The spectacular Villa della Torre in Fumane di Valpolicella, today the official reception venue of the Allegrini group companies.

 

 

 

 

 

Celebrating Women From Around The Globe With International Women's Day!

Tune in Wednesday March 1st, 2017


We have a fantastic show for you today all in Celebration of International Women’s Day that is coming up on March 8th. International Women’s Day was officially launched in 1911 and today over 100 years later IWD is celebrated around the world with 1000’s of events taking place honouring women everywhere for their various achievements.

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So coming up today, The Dinner Party, is one such event, an annual fundraiser, started in 2003 is co-presented  by Women of Halton Action Movement and Zonta Club of Oakville. This is a fabulous evening coming up on March 8th, honouring International  Women's Day. Our first guest to fill us in on the event, to tell us a little more about the mission of Zonta, a global organization in 67 countries Catherine Bobesich, the Fundraising Chair and Communications chair of Zonta Club of Oakville.  

Listen to Catherine Bobesich at 4:13 minutes into the radio show.

For tickets to The Dinner Party. 

 

Off to Italy next with Marilisa Allegrini, owner of Italy’s 2016 Winery of the Year, a global ambassador for the iconic wine region of Veneto. A voice for the women today in this business traditionally dominated by men, the “voice of Amarone”. Marilisa will join us and share her story of this historic winery going back six generations, explore her philosophy, her challenges and her greatest accomplishments.

Listen to Marilisa Allegrini at 13:47 minutes into the radio show.

 

Wines available in our market include the Allegrini Palazzo Della Torre 2013 - $24.95 per bottle and the Allegrini Soave 2015 -$16.95 per bottle

 

 

 

Listen to Amanda Usher at 31:54 minutes into the radio show.

 

 

And finally our final guest is accomplished jazz musician, Emily Steinwall.The Emily Steinwall Quartet features some of the rising young stars in Canada's jazz scene. With a voice that is distinctive and emotional, sophisticated playing and a beat that swings, this group captures the essence of jazz. On March 15th, they will feature special guest Brian Dickinson, a Juno award-winning piano player and who has been a mainstay on the Canadian jazz scene for over thirty-five years. The group features Emily Steinwall on voice and saxophone , Hayden Farrar on upright bass, David Steinmetz on drums and Brian Dickinson on piano.

Listen to Emily Steinwall at 41:54 minutes into the radio show

 

 

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