Podcast by BC Food and Wine Radio
B.C. Food And Wine Radio: Dec 06, 2023
This week, we hear from Harry Hertscheg, Executive Director of the Vancouver International Wine Festival about tickets and events for the 45th festival, which is returning to its usual spot on the calendar in 2024; Paco Honrubia, CEO of Familia Martinez Zabala for Bodegas Faustino phones us from Spain to talk about their wines in British Columbia; Anthony offers up classic gifts to enhance the wine drinking experience for any imbiber on your list; and just in time for buying bubbly for the season, Arianna Carafoli International Export Director, Bottega, explains how and why prosecco differs from other sparking wines.
B.C. Food And Wine Radio: Nov 29, 2023
This week is a mix of favourites from earlier this year and newinterviews starting with Sébastien Hotte, Vigneron for Lightning Rock Winery in Summerland; Steve Rutherford, Executive Chef and Mitchell Kerr, Director of Restaurant & Bars join Anthony in studio to share the many food, wine, and seasonal options available at the Westin Bayshore on the edge of Stanley Park; then from Hunter Valley in Australia we hear from Bruce Tyrrell, Chairman of the Board, Tyrrell's Winery, and we catch up with Robert Stelmachuk, Wine Director for Mott 32 Vancouver who recommends a list of wines and cocktails to brighten your Holiday Season.
B.C. Food And Wine Radio: Nov 22, 2023
This week we catch up with Michael Clark, Managing Partner and Winemaker for Clos du Soliel to talk about late harvest and large format wines as well as their Holiday packages; Anthony shares what has become more and more challenging - a list of good, inexpensive Holiday wines; we release our special interview, recorded earlier this year, with Master Sommelier Evan Goldstein and his quick masterclass on California Cabernet Sauvignon; then we revisit a favourite interview from this summer, with Spencer Kelly, winemaker for Checkmate Artisanal Winery.
B.C. Food And Wine Radio: Nov 15, 2023
This week’s show is a collection of some of our favourite interviews recorded this year featuring winegrowers from around the globe: Frédéric Chaudière, Proprietor/ Winemaker Château Pesquié in the Ventoux region of France; Taylor Whelan, winemaker CedarCreek Estate Winery on the South Kelowna Slopes, Okanagan; Nathalie Bonhomme, Winemaker and Owner of Les Vins Bonhomme in Spain, while also making wine in France & Quebec; and Dr. Laura Catena, Managing Director of Catena Zapata, Mendoza, Argentina.
B.C. Food And Wine Radio: Nov 8, 2023
This week we begin with the Valley First Wealth Management Winemaker Profile featuring Sal D'Angelo, Owner of D'Angelo Estate Winery, who continues to test the boundaries of the Naramata Bench's growing capabilities with a new variety; Ed Tatton, the baker behind Whistler's popular organic sourdough bakery, Bred by Ed, talks to Anthony about his step-by-step hardcover cookbook for making the perfect loaf and 100 other recipes; Graham Nordin, GM of Icon Wineries tells us what's new and interesting in the Kelowna restaurant and café scene, plus what to look forward to over the holidays at local winery restaurants, including his own Homeblock at CedarCreek and the Terrace at Mission Hill; and finally we replay an interview from the summer with Head winemaker Barclay Robinson of Road 13 Vineyards on the Golden Mile Bench.
B.C. Food And Wine Radio: Nov 1, 2023
This week Brendan Bankowski, Food & Beverage Manager for the Oak Bay Beach Resort on Vancouver Island, shares his favourite places to eat in Victoria; David Lawrason, wine journalist and judge tells us which wineries he's enjoyed visiting lately; Anthony discusses the Piedmont winery and Barolo producer, Casa E. Mirafiori with Andrea Vescovi from Ethica Wines, and we replay our interview with the talented Julian Grounds, Chief Winemaker for New Zealand's famed Craggy Range Winery.
I really enjoy this pod each week - the insight on BC’s wines is outstanding. More than once, I have been alerted to ‘news’ ahead of the rest. Tony’s palate is superb & Casey has an outstanding insight into food pairings. Keep it up you two - BC wines are only getting better.