On this week’s audio podcast…Icewine, Canada’s Nectar of the Gods!

Icewine, Canada's Nectar of the Gods

Icewine, Canada’s Nectar of the Gods

Happy New Year everyone! Hope you all had a fantastic holiday season and are ready to welcome all that 2015 has to bring! And what a way to start off the year as Canadians! With huge Congratulations to our Juniors in hockey for bringing home the GOLD in the World Junior Championship! Way to go team!

Yes you were there Georgia, and what excitement!!!

Yes you were there Georgia, and what excitement!!!

We  think we can safely say Canada is hockey…and hockey is Canada!!!

But do you know what else is Canada? Something that consistently brings home the gold, also known as liquid gold! Its our Icewine! Ooh yea, got that right, that delectable, luscious, seductive dessert wine also known as the Nectar of the Gods!

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Icewine, Canada's Nectar of the Gods

Icewine, Canada’s Nectar of the Gods

On this week’s radio show we explore all that is our iconic Icewine.

This special wine that literally put Canada on the world-wide wine map! What makes it so special, how its made, and no we don’t put the grapes in a freezer, but some do,a commercial freezer that is…so we’ll learn all about it, the risks, the rewards, and the amazing taste profiles!
And to help us do all that and also chat about some of the other award winning still wines coming out of this region…  Joining us today, 3 guests from different wineries, all located in our beautiful Niagara-on-the-Lake and stops on our Shimmer of Gold Icewine Tour coming up January 25th.

 We are going to  start off by welcoming Stacey Mulholland from  Canada’s  most awarded winery Jackson Triggs…founded in 1993, a must see and experience winery. Listen to Stacey on the show at 7 minutes eleven seconds into the show.
Winemaker Marco Piccoli.

Winemaker Marco Piccoli.

1st winery stop: Jackson-Triggs Niagara Estate.Canada’s most awarded winery and have been named “Best Canadian Winery” an unprecedented number of times in international and domestic competitions. Meet winemaker Marco Piccoli.

Two Sisters Vineyards

Two Sisters Vineyards

Then we’ll welcome Adam Pearce, the winemaker for Two Sisters Vineyards, one of the newest kids/wineries on the block in Niagara… a sister duo, Melissa & Angela Paoliceli, this winery garnering  huge accolades right out of the gate on Adam’s wines, and with an award winning chef in their restaurant at the winery Kitchen 76 where we will be stopping in for a superb lunch on our tour!! Listen to Adam on the show at 19 minutes fifty one seconds into the show.
Angela Marotta & Melissa Marotta-Paolicelli, Proprietors

Angela Marotta & Melissa Marotta-Paolicelli, Proprietors

2nd  winery stop: Two Sisters Vineyards.  Niagara’s newest premium winery. VIP wine tasting and enjoy a delicious local lunch at the winery.
Pillitteri Estates Winery

Pillitteri Estates Winery

And to top off this trifecta… From the largest estate icewine producer in the world, revolutionary in producing some of the world’s most rare icewines…Charlie Pillitterri, the CEO of  family owned Pillitteri Estates Winery will join us… to chat about the world wide thirst for this specialty wine Today they produce over 13 different styles of Icewine, far more than any other winery in the world.
Charlie Pillitterri, the CEO of  family owned Pillitteri Estates Winery

Charlie Pillitterri, the CEO of  family owned Pillitteri Estates Winery

Listen to Charlie on the show at 35 minutes eighteen seconds into the show.
3rd winery stop: Pilliterri Estates Winery.Enjoy this stunning wintery in the heart of Niagara-on-the-Lake and meet proprietor Charlie Pillitteri.Experience a VIP cellar experience.
We’ll close off the show with a special guest. The proprietor of Strada West Eat and Sip House, located in Niagara Falls,  where we  celebrated Susanne’s birthday. It was a great night,so much fun, we’ll chat with Tom Roberto, the proprietor of this “have to be in the know” place to go, its where the locals go! Everything home made and delish! Listen to Tom on the show at 49 minutes twenty eight seconds into the show.

Join us Jan 25th for The Wine Ladies Shimmer of Gold Icewine VIP Tour.

Just a few tickets remain.

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