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Travel Writers Radio is a two-hour FM radio progtam produced every week by the professional journalists of IFWTWA - the |International Food Wine & Travel Writers Association in Australasia - and covers the latest global food, wine, culinary travel, leisure experiences and business travel information.

Travel Writers Radio is a two-hour FM radio progtam produced every week by the professional journalists of IFWTWA - the |International Food Wine & Travel Writers Association in Australasia - and covers the latest global food, wine, culinary travel, leisure experiences and business travel information.
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Australia

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Travel Writers Radio is a two-hour FM radio progtam produced every week by the professional journalists of IFWTWA - the |International Food Wine & Travel Writers Association in Australasia - and covers the latest global food, wine, culinary travel, leisure experiences and business travel information.

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English

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Episodes

Greg Penneyroyal, Wilson Creek Winery Temecula California -Michelle Winner

8/18/2019
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Greg Penneyroyal is the Vineyard Manager at Wilson Creek Winery & Vineyards in Temecula, California. A Medicinal Plant Bio Geneticist; his first love is plants. As Professor of Viticulture, Greg shares his biological-based vineyard management style, the unique Temecula AVA (American Viticulture Area), a unique sweet wine called Angelica made from Spanish 100-year-old vines, and that “viticulture is the cutting edge of agriculture.” Greg is Co-Chair of the Temecula Valley Wine Growers...

Duration:00:12:32

Venice Acts On Over-Tourism -Graeme Kemlo And Rita Erlich

8/14/2019
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With news that the Italian government has banned cruise ships of 1000 tonnes or more from the historic Grand Canal next month, Graeme and Rita discuss which destinations might be next. Here in Aystralia climbing of the culturally sensitive monolith Uluru is banned from October 1 and sitting on Rome's spanish Steps is also to be banned, but what of Barcelona, the Vatican, Paris amd other tourism jot tpots. Graeme and Rita discuss, Image: how Australia;s ABC reported the ban

Duration:00:08:11

Rita Erlich And Graeme Kemlo Discuss Issues Within Australia's Restaurant Sector.

8/14/2019
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Rita, who has been covering the restautant scene in M

Duration:00:07:41

Mark Eletr, GM Hayman Island On Resort's $130 Million Renewal -Graeme Kemlo

8/7/2019
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Queensland's Whitsunday islands are becoming widely known for their pristine beaches, such as Whitehaven, named world's number one. But a two-year $130 million renewal of iconic Hayman Island by InterContinental, is already attracting visitors from the US and Europe as well as Australian domestic visitors. Built 30 years as the best resort along this coast, General Manager says it is now setup for the next 30 years. He explains what makes it so special to Graeme Kemlo.

Duration:00:10:54

Hayman Leads Global Ecological Push And Attracts MICE Business -Graeme Kemlo

8/7/2019
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Fresh from a $130 million renewal, Hayman Island Resort in the Whitsundays has led ther global IGHG brand in replacing single use plastic bottles for guest water and bathroom amenities. General Manager Mark r explains to Graeme Kemlo that Hayman uses glass and has a machine to crush glass into silica and crystelsready for recycling. It is one of their corporate social responsibility initiativers that resonates with businesses looking to use the resort for meetings and incentive programs.

Duration:00:06:03

Library Hotels NYC -Melinda Hammond

8/7/2019
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The writing life can be tough sometimes and this week was no exception as Melinda Hammond busied herself in NYC attending two theatre pieces; Antigone in Ferguson and Mojada. After such intense emotional connection it’s always good to have somewhere to go to debrief. In our case, we think we’ve found the perfect oasis in the Library Hotel on Madison Avenue – there are four hotels in the NYC Library Hotel collection, but for book lovers, it’s got to be Madison Avenue. Listen to my...

Duration:00:08:25

Chris Maxwell Explains VB Beer Branded Tea -Veronica Matheson

8/7/2019
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Victoria Bitter (VB) has created a non alcoholic tea to see Australian cricket supporters through those long nights watching The Ashes in the UK. The VB tea has already proved a winner with the brew selling out within hours of its release on-line. Reporter Veronica Matheson asked VB brand marketing manager Chris Maxwell how a beer company came to be producing a non-alcoholic tea.

Duration:00:05:29

Michael Walton, Uluru Marathon Race Director -Veronica Matheson

7/31/2019
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With a ban soon to be applied to the climbing of Uluru (formerly known as Ayers rock) in Australia's red centre, reporter Veronica Matheson paid a visit. Heated debate over the ban abated at the rock last weekend weekend as hundreds of marathon runners, many from overseas, arrived for the annual Australian Outback Marathon. Veronica talked to race director Michael Walton about the Outback marathon which is celebrating its 10th anniversary at Uluru, and asked him about the race and his views...

Duration:00:09:21

Robert Renzoni Temecula California Winemaker Speaks With Michelle Winner

7/30/2019
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PALAT member Michelle Winner visited winemaker Robert Renzoni, who was born in Buffalo, New York, and continues his family’s wine-making legacy which traced back to 1886 when his great-grandfather worked in the vineyards of Fano, a small Italian village on the Adriatic Sea. And of course, the family made wine. In 2006 in Temecula, California, Robert purchased his property, and began planning and planting his uncultivated land. In 2008 he poured his first wine. Robert is passionate about...

Duration:00:10:50

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7/30/2019
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Duration:00:35:31

Bryan and Manny writers 'Assistants the Musica' NYC -Melinda Hammond

7/30/2019
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PALAT Member Melinda Hammond is in New York City where she discovered an off-Broadway musical in which Hollywood takes on NYC. It is a production about artists, their assistants and dog-eat-dog ambitions to succeed at all cost...not to mention a photo-bomber who pops up in all sorts of unlikely places. Assistants The Musical has won lots of Fringe awards in the west and is now busy taking on the greatest city in the world. Melinda Hammond speaks with writers Brian Blaskie and Manny Hagopian.

Duration:00:13:50

Roque Lee Larrakia Elder On 7 Seasons, Now A Darwin Convention Centre Banquet -Graeme Kemlo

7/24/2019
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In a first for Darwin Convention Centre it has taken the initiative to produce a seven course degustation banquet based on the seven distinct seasons recognised by the local indigenous Larrakia people. Using their traditional indigenous foodstuffs with local fresh produce the chefs at the centre have taken care to respect how the Larrakia gather their wild ingredients, how they prepare it and then cook it. To explain the significance of the seven seasons, Graeme Kemlo spoke to Larrakia...

Duration:00:16:55

Travel Writer Fiona Harper On $US100,000 Night Philippines Island -Graeme Kemlo

7/24/2019
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: Travel Writer Fiona Harper is just back from the Philippines where she was invited to help curate some exceptional traveller experiences for passengers on MV Narrative a cruise chip being turned into Residences at Sea in a move initiated by Australian real estate agency, Storylines. Among the experiences Fiona enjoyed was a day long visit to Banwa Island, billed as the world’s most expensive costing $100,000 a night. Fiona Harper spoke weith Graeme Kemlo Drone Photo: Banwa Island by Fiona...

Duration:00:11:49

Dayle Purcell Aqui-Live 'creamy' Victorian Artesian Water -Graeme Kemlo

7/24/2019
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: A Melbourne family who bought a holiday home on the nearby Mornington Peninsula got more than they bargained for when a natural artesian spring on the property was found to have some of the purest water that was not only high in minerals but was smooth and creamy to taste. Now the premium mineral water, estimated to have taken 2000 years to rise to the surface, has won numerous medals. Even the French have awarded it “gourmet” status. Co-owner of Aqui-Live, Dayle Purcell, explains their...

Duration:00:14:25

Rupert Shaw Adventure Travel Film Festival, Bright Victoria -Graeme Kemlo

7/24/2019
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The Australian Adventure Travel film festival has a few rules – they want Interesting, unusual, independently-made travel documentaries by any means of transport. We are particularly interested in travel outside of the developed world. Shorts and full-length features are welcome. There’s a list of what they don’t want but they must be doing something right because the event is now in its tenth year and is being held in Scotland, London and Bright at the foot of the Victorian alps. We speak...

Duration:00:14:38

Tony Battaglene CEO Aust Grape & Wine On Prosecco Rights -Veronica Matheson

7/24/2019
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Prosecco has become the drink of choice for many Australians, but the Italian wine industry still wants to claim the name as its own, arguing it is a geographical indication for a type of wine produced in northern Italy, rather than a grape variety. Reporter Veronica Matheson is brought up to date on recent discussions by the CEO of Australian Grape and Wine, Tony Battaglene.

Duration:00:12:02

Nick Inman Co-Author 'Travel The Liberation Route Europe' -Graeme Kemlo

7/17/2019
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There is increasing interest in military tourism, particularly in Europe with the 75th anniversaries of the Liberation of countries involved in \World War II. Families of soldiers in this might conflict are making pilgrimage to sites such as the beaches of Normandy and now there’s a detailed travel guide from publishers Rough Guides, to the Liberation Route across Europe. Graeme Kemlo spoke to one of the authors of the guide, Nick Inman, who says the guide, which took a solid seven months to...

Duration:00:13:50

Peter King CEO Melbourne Convention Exhibition Centre On Cricket, Meetings, Music -Graeme Kemlo

7/17/2019
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: Peter King is probably best known as the CEO of Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, arguably Australia’s most successful business events venue. But he is a former first class cricketer and a committee member of the Melbourne Cricket Club – keepers of the hallowed turf, the MCG. So when Graeme Kemlo spoke to him this week he could not help but ask about the controversial World Cup cricket double tied result. Photo: MCEC meetings venue cast in a new light as a live music venue for...

Duration:00:12:30

WA Correspondent Ian Jarrett's Update On Perth Sporting Success -Graeme Kemlo

7/17/2019
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PALAT member Ian Jarrett reports from Western Australia on a sports-led recovery for Perth with a new 50,000 seat stadium attracting interstate and overseas teams, international football tournamentsm even concert artists, while the city is also undertaking significant infrastructure development with new five star and four-star hotels. Ian spoke to Graeme Kemlo earlier.

Duration:00:11:26

Ted Lange Of TV's Love Boat Chats With Veronica Matheson

7/17/2019
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Our reporter Veronica Matheson chats with L:ove Boat cocktail waiter, otherwise known as Ted Lange, professional actor. Ted visited Sydney recently and discussed his career, the impact of the TV series on the american cruise market and his future plans.

Duration:00:10:25