Tag Archives: beer

Wines to help transition us into fall. Plus, rum!



Picks of the week:

Primativo: Tormaresca Neprica

Rioja: Viña Real Crianza


Live at Great Canadian Beer Festival 2018



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.

Ryan and Rod at the Great Canadian Beer Festival 2018
Rod and Ryan at the Great Canadian Beer Festival 2018

The Smoke Show



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


2018 Great Canadian Beer Festival Preview



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