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February 6th- Canadian Culinary Championships

  Do you love your Australian wines? We start with a mini OZ tour. Mark Davidson is a sommelier who now represents wines of Australia, and he brought with him two of Australia’s cutting edge winemakers. Brendan Keys is from BK Wines Adelaide Hills, and poured his much talked-about Skin and Bones. Matt Fowles from Strathbogie Range  brought his Ladies who shoot their Lunch (meant to pair with game), and his other wine Are you Game? The Show James Nevison talks about his …

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February 5th, 2014

   The Show Do you love your Australian wines??    We start with a mini OZ tour.   Mark Davidson is a Sommelier who now represents The Wines of Australia. He brought with him two of Australia’s cutting edge winemakers. Brendan Keys from BK Wines Adelaide Hills who poured his much talked about Skin and Bones. Matt Fowles from Strathbogie Range who brought his Ladies who shoot their Lunch (meant to pair with Game)   …and his other wine Are you …

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February 1st- Street Food City

Here’s the deal for Super Bowl Week and weekend.  We start with Street Food City 3..a gathering of some of Vancouver’s Best food Trucks. Second half of the show has four guests: Matt Anderson, Colin Linden and Sharon Jones..Plus The Wine Diva has a long list of wines meant for Super Bowl Weekend Food Pairings. Enjoy!!    THE SHOW  Street Food City – one of Dine Out Vancouver Festival’s signature events – returns for its hat trick year, tempting the masses with a rotating array …

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January 29th- Street Food City

Here’s the deal for Super Bowl Week and weekend.  We start with Street Food City 3..a gathering of some of Vancouver’s Best food Trucks. Second half of the show has four guests: Matt Anderson, Colin Linden and Sharon Jones..Plus The Wine Diva has a long list of wines meant for Super Bowl Weekend Food Pairings. Enjoy!!    THE SHOW  Street Food City – one of Dine Out Vancouver Festival’s signature events – returns for its hat trick year, tempting the masses with a rotating array …

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January 25th 2014 – Kim Coates Interview

The Wine Diva has a great new list for all of us who spent waaay too much over the Holidays. The Diva has reviewed all these wines under $17.00. The Pride of Saskatoon, Kim Coates is a floor wax AND a Shampoo..A Canadian AND an Actor. He currently stars as Tig Trager in the FX series Sons of Anarchy. Tig knows his Tannins. Then it’s a Soup Special. I’m crazy about well made soup and I’m not the only one. …

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January 22nd 2014- Kim Coates Interview

    There’s something about a great bowl of soup. Consuming it is comforting and fulfilling. Yes Indeed. BUT – making a great pot of soup can be the highlight of an entire day. The gathering, the sorting, the decisions and then the making of a pot of soup brings out the goodness in people. Time slows. Conversations starts. Memories are made. Soups on!!! The Wine Diva has a great new list for all of us who spent waaay too much over the Holidays.  The Diva …

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January 18th 2014 – Ethan Hawke Interview

  Ethan Hawke..who’s being honoured this week by the Broadcast Film Critics Assn and is appearing on Broadway in MacBeth joins TDM. The Wine Diva looks back at her very busy 2013. And we visit two wineries,  worlds apart.  Stefano Chiarlo at the PALAS Cerequio La Morra in Barolo and Allison Moyes/Tim Martiniuk at Stoneboat in the South Okanagan. The SHOW   Wine Diva Always wonderful  to kick off a show with another Wine Diva List. This week is slightly different as Daenna runs down …

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January 15th 2014 – Ethan Hawke Interview

Ethan Hawke..who’s being honoured this week by the Broadcast Film Critics Assn and is appearing on Broadway in MacBeth joins TDM. The Wine Diva looks back at her very busy 2013. And we visit two wineries,  worlds apart.  Stefano Chiarlo at the PALAS Cerequio La Morra in Barolo and Allison Moyes/Tim Martiniuk at Stoneboat in the South Okanagan. The SHOW   Wine Diva Always wonderful  to kick off a show with another Wine Diva List. This week is slightly different as Daenna runs down the …

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January11th 2014-Devin Cuddy Interview

Devin Cuddy talks about touring with Blue Rodeo, working as a waiter and Dad Jim’s “decoy” bottles of plonk at home. Then the best winemaker in the world in 2012..Jorge Riccitelli at Bodega Norton in Argentina. Two wines from The Okanagan. One you might not yet be familiar with (but you will) and one that leads the pack. Bruce Schmidt from Intersection in Oliver and Ian Sutherland from Poplar Grove on the Naramata Bench. Then A serious chat with two wine …

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January 8th 2014- Devin Cuddy Interview

  Devin Cuddy talks about touring with Blue Rodeo, working as a waiter and Dad Jim’s “decoy” bottles of plonk at home. Then the best winemaker in the world in 2012..Jorge Riccitelli at Bodega Norton in Argentina. Two wines from The Okanagan. One you might not yet be familiar with (but you will) and one that leads the pack. Bruce Schmidt from Intersection in Oliver and Ian Sutherland from Poplar Grove on the Naramata Bench. Then A serious chat with two …

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Jan 4th 2014

  It seemed too good to be true. An offer to not only visit Barolo during harvest but also attend the Truffle Festival in Alba as the guest of Batasiolo. Begun in 1882, Batasiolo started with just 7 acres. They have become a winery that makes 10% of all Barolos. Our host: Fiorenzo Dogliani. A family so ingrained in the Piedmont wine region that they have a town named after them. Join us – Barolo and Truffles?  It IS a …

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Jan 1st 2014

  It seemed too good to be true. An offer to not only visit Barolo during harvest but also attend the Truffle Festival in Alba as the guest of Batasiolo. Begun in 1882, Batasiolo started with just 7 acres. They have become a winery that makes 10% of all Barolos. Our host: Fiorenzo Dogliani. A family so ingrained in the Piedmont wine region that they have a town named after them. Join us – Barolo and Truffles?  It IS a …

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December 28th, 2013

The Wine Diva has her last and possibly best list for 2013. The Top 50 wines of 2013. They’re all $20 plus wines and 90 point ratings or better. PLUS The Best of Her Bubble List.   The Diva is here to finish off your year in style. Two great chefs have at it. David Hawksworth (Hawksworth) sits down with LA’s Suzanne Goin (AOC)and seriously talk food!! Mark Simpson has created BC Wine Studios in Okanagan Falls. We’ll tell you what …

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December 21st, 2013

   The Wine Diva kicks things off with two great Holiday lists. We talk to Warwick Ross who produced and directed Red Obsession..a beautiful documentary about Gran Cru Bordeaux wines and the Chinese fixation with  them. Then it’s a swing through the Okanagan. Featured are The Cipes of Summerhill, The Luckhursts of Road 13  and Matt Sekeres of Team 1040    THE SHOW  Daenna van Mulligen – The Wine Diva is wrapping up 2013 with a flurry of lists. www.winediva.ca This …

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