Wines (and beer) that highlight regions touched by the Tour de France: Belgium - Duvel Golden Ale Ardennes - La Chouffe Beer Alsace / Champagne - Blue Grouse Pinot Gris (from Vancouver Island), Tinhorn Creek Gewurztraminer (from the Okanagan), Zinck Cremant Alsace Burgundy - Chateau Saint Jean 2015 Chardonnay (California) Rhone - Bilathau Cote du Rhone from Chapoutier Cahors - Chateau Famaey Malbec Rose Languedoc - Gerard Bertrand Cote de Rose Pick of the Week: Monte del Fra Bardolino...
Pick of the week: In honour of John Mitchell, who helped start Canada's craft beer industry and fought the law to create Spinnakers Brew Pub, the pick of the week is the beer named after the man - Spinnakers' Mitchell's Extra Special Bitter
On this week's show we make our own wine with our new show sponsor, Flying Fish Winery in the Keating area, and learn what makes them unique. Pick of the week: Gioacchino Garofoli Monte Reale Sangiovese Marche
Dork Uncorked returns after an unplanned two week break. Why the break? The Dork, Rod Phillips, suffered a health scare that we talk about on the show. It caused a diet change, which leads us to a whole new world of wine pairings.