Ryan and Rod hit the road and record the show at the Thursday night VIP Bubbles event of the Victoria International Wine Festival 2018.
Picks of the week:
Primativo: Tormaresca Neprica
Rioja: Viña Real Crianza
Ryan and Rod take the show on the road to Victoria’s Royal Athletic Park for the Great Canadian Beer festival where they talk to brewers and chase trends.
In this short interview episode, we speak with University of Victoria ecologist John Volpe.
Pick of the Week: Sea Cider’s Rum Runner cider.
This episode features special guest Matthew Noestheden, UBC Okanagan PhD student behind recent research into “smoke taint” in wine. A perfect topic for a smokey week in B.C.
Pick(s) of the Week: Santa Carolina Leyda Pinot Noir 2017 from Chile, and the Luigi Bosca Malbec 2015 from Argentina
The man behind the Great Canadian Beer Festival, Gerry Hieter, joins the show to talk about this year’s edition.
PICK OF THE WEEK: Steamworks Brewing Brut IPA
We speak with Victoria International Wine festival director Dave Bain about what’s in store for this year and talk about how the festival has grown over the past five years.
Picks of the Week:
Rod picks the Chevalier de Dyonis Pinot Noir from Romania and the Lobetia Tempranillo from Spain.
The special guest Pick of the Week from Dave Bain is – a beer. Fat Tug from Driftwood Brewery in Victoria.
Pick of the week: Prospect Winery Sauvignon Blanc, VQA
Pick of the Week: Tinhorn Creek Oldfield Reserve Cabernet Franc 2014