Week Four of our Okanagan Reconnect (OK Falls)
Presented by The Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association
Tasting Room Radio started its audio life in a studio in a barn on the Naramata Bench and…
Hadn’t been back to the Okanagan since Fall 2019 and
the pandemic kept us from returning, it was time to Reconnect to the Okanagan.
(The Vista in OK Falls)
Week Four finds us with a home base at the very popular Noble Ridge in Okanagan Falls.
All the interviews are on video. On our website and our YouTube Channel.
Our guests this week include:
John Skinner – co-founder of Painted Rock www.paintedrock.ca (OK Falls)
John poured the aptly named 2018 Red Icon and truly wonderful 2020 Chardonnay. Both are world-class.
Terry Meyer Stone – co-founder of Mayhem Wines and family member of Meyer Family Wines. (OK Falls)
For Meyer Family Terry pours:
2019 Meyer Family Vineyards Chardonnay (again World Class) and 2019 McClain Creek Pinot Noir (simply marvelous)
For Mayhem Wines Terry pours
2019 Pinot Gris (better? – you bet) and 2019 Anarchy (Wow. Huge Merlot with a touch of Cab Franc. Oak heaven)
Leslie D’Andrea – co-owner of Noble Ridge (OK Falls)
Benoit Gauthier – Winemaker Noble Ridge
(My apologies to Benoit for calling him Bernard. A Senior moment!)
2016 The One Sparkling (sublime) and 2017 Kings Ransom Pinot Noir (what a beauty)
Thank you Noble Ridge for hosting and putting on A SHOW. Thank you, Okanagan Falls!
And Thank you to Ellen, Rob, and all at The Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association.
STORIES WE’RE WORKING ON:
Okanagan Reconnect Week Five
Beata and Chris Tolley – Moon Curser
Paula Cooper – CC Jentsch
Dan and Carol Scott – Lariana Cellars