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DU 134 Special Guest Glenn Barlow from Cook Street Village Liquor

12/14/2018
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Special Guest Pick of the Week: Champalou Vouvray, a Chenin Blanc from France.

Duration:00:42:58

DU 133 Christmas gifts for the wine (and spirits) lover

12/14/2018
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Pick of the Week: Pasqua Passimento from Italy.

Duration:00:43:36

DU 132 How NAFTA’s replacement could change the B.C. wine scene. Plus, Rioja!

11/2/2018
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Pick of the Week: Confidencial Red, Lisboa, Portugal Also on the show, we discussed three wines from the Rioja region of Spain: •Lopez de Haro Crianza Rioja •Vina Real Crianza Rioja •Campo Viejo Reserva Rioja (2012)

Duration:00:43:47

DU 131 And then it was legal

10/18/2018
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Pick of the Week: 2013 Monte Antico Toscana (blend of Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot)

Duration:00:43:37

DU 130 Post Turkey Show

10/12/2018
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Pick of the Week: Laurent Miquel Vendanges Nocturnes Rouge

Duration:00:43:05

DU 129 Fresh hop beer

10/4/2018
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Special guest Joe Wiebe discusses fresh hop beer, which you can only get this time of year. Pick of the Week: Codorniu Clasico Cava

Duration:00:42:56

DU 128 Thanksgiving. Plus, saying goodbye to our friend Terry

9/27/2018
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Pick of the Week: This one is for friend of the show Terry Moore, who died this week. Valdo, Valdobiaddene Prosecco.

Duration:00:44:44

DU 127 Live at the Victoria International Wine Festival 2018

9/21/2018
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Ryan and Rod hit the road and record the show at the Thursday night VIP Bubbles event of the Victoria International Wine Festival 2018.

Duration:00:42:11

DU 126 Wines to help transition us into fall. Plus, rum!

9/13/2018
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Picks of the week: Primativo: Tormaresca Neprica Rioja: Viña Real Crianza

Duration:00:42:54

DU 125 Live at Great Canadian Beer Festival 2018

9/8/2018
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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.

Duration:00:42:48

DU 124 When is the peak time to pick a grape? Science wants to know!

9/4/2018
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In this short interview episode, we speak with University of Victoria ecologist John Volpe. Pick of the Week: Sea Cider's Rum Runner cider.

Duration:00:18:10

DU 123 The Smoke Show

8/23/2018
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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

Duration:00:43:02

DU 122 2018 Great Canadian Beer Festival Preview

8/17/2018
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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

Duration:00:40:47

DU 121 2018 Victoria International Wine Festival (preview episode)

7/24/2018
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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.

Duration:00:43:56

DU 120 Canada Day

6/28/2018
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Pick of the week: Prospect Winery Sauvignon Blanc, VQA

Duration:00:43:34

DU 118 Tinhorn Creek Winery Dinner

6/7/2018
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Pick of the Week: Tinhorn Creek Oldfield Reserve Cabernet Franc 2014

Duration:00:43:05

DU 117 Home grown wine review – with special guest Astrid Braunschmidt

5/31/2018
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The Dork, Rod Phillips, reviews two home made wines. Last fall, co-host Ryan Price started making wine from his backyard blackberries and purple plums. It's now bottled and he saved the first tasting for this show. And. we found someone else who had the same adventure! CFAX and CTV Vancouver Island meteorologist Astrid Braunschmidt made wine out of her greengage plums. In this episode, we talk about the different methods used to home brew these wines and the results.

Duration:00:42:00

DU 116 Phillips beer leak, marijuana roll-out delays, and Malbec

5/24/2018
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Pick of the Week: Alamos Malbec 2016

Duration:00:42:30

DU 115 The magic number

5/18/2018
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Pick of the week: Codorniu Cava (sparkling wine) from Spain

Duration:00:43:11