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What are you going to do for Valentine’s Day this year? Share a romantic morsel or two at home after the kids go to bed. Perhaps enjoy an evening with some chocolate and a glass of wine? Maybe you are planning on going out for dinner. Episode 15 is all…
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In this episode we talk about the age old, and I mean age old, combination of wine and cheese. We are talking to the first peoples to domestic animals and cultivate crops- that old. Specifically we are going to talk about what to pair with the cheeses…
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Today’s show is all about exploration without the risk. The world of wine is immense and encompasses far more than those that are top of mind like Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Shiraz or Chardonnay. Today we feature a number of wines that represent great…
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Primitivo is one of those wines on the market that I think over delivers for the price simply because most people aren’t familiar with what Primitivo is. Certainly not a household name Primitivo is the European cousin to Zinfandel and offers many of the…
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The last in the Picks of the Pros Sparkling Wine series comes from Jami Wood. Jami runs the James Bay Spinnaker’s Store and has her finger on the pulse of the industry. She always has some magic in her store and these are items that she would pick for…
The last in the Picks of the Pros Sparkling Wine series comes from Jami Wood. Jami runs the James Bay Spinnaker's Store and has her finger on the pulse of the industry. She always has some magic in...
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Grenache can be so freakin’ delightful. Brimming with fresh raspberries, cherries and spice, and if from Europe, an earthy-spicy undercurrent that is both seductive and luxurious. The other thing about Grenache is that is usually used as a blending grape…
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This is the most recent vintage of this wine, and as much as there is not a huge vintage change when it comes to the wines of Puglia, this wine shows a lot more juicy punch than did the previous vintage. For $9 you really can’t go wrong. Price ~ $8.99…
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I don’t know about you but I have two realitieses in my life. One, a glass of wine wit h dinner is a simple enjoyment that not only makes the food taste better, but slows the day down and brings a harmony to it that just isn’t there otherwise. Second is…
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There is a ton of jargon in the wine game. Some of it has meaning and some of it seems to simply be there to create an air of exclusivity. This episode of the Dork UnCorked Radio Hour touches on some of the most misunderstood ‘jargon’  that actually has…
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Well another holiday season has come and gone and all that remains are the memories and the bills that will arrive shortly. To that end this show is all about bill buster wines. Each wine featured is under $10 because after all why give up one of life’s…
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Pamela is not only an accredited Sommelier, but was the Sommelier at the Empress prior to becoming the General Manager of Cascadia Liquor Stores.  She is indeed an influencer and has a keen palate for value. Montelivini Prosecco ~ $14.99 +tax I Love this…
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A veteran of the beverage alcohol industry in B.C. who seeks purpose and simplicity in all personal and professional activities.
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Co-Founder of Liquify.ca. Driving force behind triple digit growth of chain of liquor stores on Vancouver Island. Creator of Just Over A Buck A Beer brand, but the best is yet to come.
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    Political Science, 1981 - 1987
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