Dork Uncorked

Bottle of wine

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.

  • What is siegerrebe? Plus, Rod drank a beer

    iegerrebe is a white wine grape that is commonly grown on Vancouver Island. We learn more about it. Plus other stuff.
  • Election booze update. Plus, 2017 weather woes

    Pick of the Week! Mission Hill's 2015 Five Vineyards Pinot Noir from the Okanagan
  • Pinot noir, saison beers, and special guest Terry Moore

    Pinot noir, saison beers, and special guest Terry Moore
  • Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon

    Pick of the Week! Tinhorn Creek 2015 Chardonnay, from the Okanagan. We also review the Invictas Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, from Chile. Why? Because it showed up at the house during an Easter weekend gathering.
  • Wine apps, Merlot, and our BC Election Special Part 2

    The Dork Uncorked B.C. Election Special Part 2! Covering the election from a liquor perspective. In this edition, BC NDP candidate David Eby, who has served as the opposition liquor critic, joins us.
  • Bacon, eggs and wine! Plus, BC Election Special Part 1

    Do you have breakfast for dinner sometimes? If so, Cork Dork Rod Phillips has wine pairings. Pick of the week is the Paul Mas Valmont Rouge. And, part one of our election special features the BC Liberal Party and their plans for the liquor industry in BC
  • Cider explosion! Plus, buying by the case

    Spring is here and cider is about to explode as one of this year’s trends. We discuss buying cases of wine, common in Europe and gaining popularity here with help from the Internet. And, the Pick of the Week! Jas de Lauzon, grenache-syrah blend, France