The Wine Ladies SPOTLIGHT – Victoria’s Gin

Tune in every Wednesday “LIVE” at 2:30pm – 3:30pm to The Wine Ladies TV on http://www.thatchannel.com as we host guests from the world of wine, food and the fabulous lifestyle it entails. To listen or subscribe to the podcasts http://www.thatchannel.com/thewineladies. The show is a perfect spot to share with our viewers, listeners and readers our latest discovery deserving of a special mention, an innovative wine accessory, a delectable wine we just tasted , a new spirit, cocktail or beer and much more. Introducing The Wine Ladies SPOTLIGHT! Every week we will pick something special and share it with you! Check out the http://www.thatchannel.com/thewineladies for a complete podcast from Feb 24th, 2010 Beautiful British Columbia and It’s Wines! The Wine Ladies TV! This week’s SPOTLIGHT….. Victoria’s Gin After appearing on stage at the National Home Show last weekend with the legendary super model Cheryl Tiegs we decided to take a walk through the show ending up in the wine garden, of course. Always on the search for new things, much to our delight we found the perfect The Wine Ladies Spotlight product for our Beautiful British Columbia and It’s Wines! TV show. We had the pleasure to meet Edward, a fine young man who was there showcasing Victoria’s Gin http://www.victoriaspirits.com/our-gin/ , the 1st gin to be made on Vancouver Island by Ken Winchester, winemaker at Winchester Cellars http://www.britishcolumbia.com/attractions/?id=145 . Caption: Peter Hunt Gin was invented around 1650 in the Netherlands by a professor of medicine as a cure for kidney and stomach ailments. In the 1700s, particularly in England where British soldiers in the Far East were given the spirit along with tonic for the medicinal powers of quinine, a key ingredient in tonic water, to ward off malaria. The rest, including its use in martinis and Singapore slings, is the stuff of legend. Victoria’s Gin is basically an infused neutral vodka to which about 9 ingredients( Junniper Berries, Coriander, Angelica, Orris Root, Lemon Peel, Orange Peel, Star Anise, Cinnamon Bark, Rose Petals), are added including an 10th secret ingredient. Complex and flavourful that you could drink on its own much the same way you’d enjoy a single-malt scotch. Simply delicious. Georgia liked her plain while Susanne enjoyed it with bitters. Either way delicious. Victoria’s Gin is already available in British Columbia already launched in May 2009 and will be available in Ontario at most LCBO stores April 2010. Price: $49.95 for Beautiful British Columbia and It’s Wines! The Wine Ladies TV Wednesdays 2:30-3:30pm (live on ThatChannel.com): Sisters, business partners, national newspaper columnists, TV personalities and radio hosts, these ladies share their passion for wine, food and living to the fullest and without hesitation. Their motto, “everything in life somehow comes back to the vine,” keeps audiences entertained and informed. Join the ladies every Sunday morning at 8:30am on The Jewel Network ( Jewel 88.5 FM in Toronto, Jewel 98.5 FM in Ottawa, Jewel 107.7 FM in Hawkesbury) as they host special guests from all walks of life on their weekly wine and lifestyle radio show. Watch The Wine Ladies on their web TV episodes “ One Sip At A Time” as they conduct two-on-one interviews featuring leading chefs, winemakers, business entrepreneurs, financial gurus, sports stars and innovators in the entertainment, literary and fine arts communities. Georgia and Susanne have a talent for discussion that’s always fun and enthusiastic . The Wine Ladies philosophy is that “Wine is part of living well, with joy, with good friends and good food, from a simple table wine to a Grand Cru”. To watch and subscribe to the podcasts http://www.thatchannel.com/thewineladies

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