Resident Cork Dork Rod Phillips passionately weeds through the tens of thousands of bevvie offerings to find the right bottle, for the right occasion,at the right price, usually under $20! Co-host Ryan Price learns the wine lingo and tries to keep him on track.
Wines (and beer) that highlight regions touched by the Tour de France:
Belgium – Duvel Golden Ale
Ardennes – La Chouffe Beer
Alsace / Champagne – Blue Grouse Pinot Gris (from Vancouver Island), Tinhorn Creek Gewurztraminer (from the Okanagan), Zinck Cremant Alsace
Burgundy – Chateau Saint Jean 2015 Chardonnay (California)
Rhone – Bilathau Cote du Rhone from Chapoutier
Cahors – Chateau Famaey Malbec Rose
Languedoc – Gerard Bertrand Cote de Rose
Pick of the Week:
Monte del Fra Bardolino Chiaretto 2017 (Italy)
Pick of the Week: Cono Sur Sparkling Pinot Noir Rosé
Pick of the week: In honour of John Mitchell, who helped start Canada’s craft beer industry and fought the law to create Spinnakers Brew Pub, the pick of the week is the beer named after the man – Spinnakers’ Mitchell’s Extra Special Bitter
Pick of the Week: Giacondi Sangiovese-Merlot Rubicone from Italy.
On this week’s show we make our own wine with our new show sponsor, Flying Fish Winery in the Keating area, and learn what makes them unique.
Pick of the week: Gioacchino Garofoli Monte Reale Sangiovese Marche
Pick of the Week: Animus Vinho Verde from Portugal.
Pick of the Week:Chateau La Gorce 2015 Bordeaux half bottle
Pick of the Week: Filarino Sangiovese Rose