Tawse Winery, Summer Solstice Concert with Jim Cuddy

Magical time at Jim Cuddy Summer Solstice Concert 2016, Tawse Winery,The Wine Ladies TV

Godfather of Zin Joel Peterson

Meet the “Godfather of Zin”, rebel winemaker Joel Peterson of Ravenswood.

The afternoon soared with fine wine, awesome food and incredible music. We attended the Wine Rock Ravenswood Experience in Toronto at the cool venue 99 Sudbury.

Attending was Joel Peterson, rebel winemaker, and reputed “Godfather of “Zin” (Zinfandel).  Founder of Sonoma Valley’s Ravenswood winery treated us to a fabulous line up of his award winning Zins.

Chef Rob Rainford

Awesome event at 99 Sudbury with The Godfather of Zin, winemaker and founder Ravenswood Wine Joel Peterson, rock star Ian Thornley and super Chef Rob Rainford.

"Godfather of Zin", rebel winemaker Joel Peterson of Ravenswood

“Godfather of Zin”, rebel winemaker Joel Peterson.

 Godfather of Zin Joel Peterson

#WineRock @99Sudbury @ChefRobRainford @ThornleyMusic @RavenswoodWine @thewineladies Fab event, met the Godfather of Zin Joel Peterson, delish 2008 Belloni Zinfandel, stay tuned for interview

Celebrity BBQ Chef Rob Rainford worked his magic with barbecue finger foods, sensational creations including quail, lamb, Jerk Chicken and much more, all paired with the variety of Peterson’s wines.

Canadian rock star Ian Thornley entertained the crowd with an exclusive debut of songs from his up coming acoustic CD. All the high notes were hit for everyone of our senses on this sunny, engaging summer afternoon.

Ravenswood Besieged 2013, Susanne’s Wine Pick.

The Wine Thief- Pipette

Ask The Wine Ladies…What is a wine thief?

In the barrel room at Vinwood Cellars, where several of Kendall-Jackson’s key wines are made. Not open to the public, we are treated to lessons in “battonage” and enjoyng a “wine thief” or pipette experience. Drawing a sample of wine straight from the barrel.

In the barrel room at Vinwood Cellars, where several of Kendall-Jackson’s key wines are made. Not open to the public, we are treated to lessons in “battonage” and enjoyng a “wine thief” or pipette experience. Drawing a sample of wine straight from the barrel.

Dear Wine Ladies

What is a wine thief?

Jason, Dallas, Texas

Watch The Wine Ladies TV and our adventure at Kendall-Jackson where we experienced wine thieving first hand!

 

Dear Jason,

It is a “pipette” a slim tube-like product made with glass or food-safe material, about between 12-24 inches long, used to draw a small amount of wine from a cask or other fermentation container.

The Wine Ladies, Georgia and Susanne

Ask The Wine Ladies

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Wine secrets revealed. Wine maker David Murphy of Murphy-Goode Winery, Sonoma County, California.

One Sip at a Time, The Wine Ladies TV. Kendall-Jackson and Murphy-Goode Winery, Episode 3

La Crema Winery

La Crema Winery, Sonoma, California.The Wine Ladies TV, Episode 2

Kendall-Jackson

Kendall-Jackson, Sonoma County, California- The Wine Ladies TV, Episode 1

Kendall-Jackson

Coming Up Next! The Wine Ladies TV Sonoma, California and Jackson Family Wines

In the barrel room at Vinwood Cellars, where several of Kendall-Jackson’s key wines are made. Not open to the public, we are treated to lessons in “battonage” and enjoyng a “wine thief” experience. Drawing a sample of wine straight from the barrel.

In the barrel room at Vinwood Cellars, where several of Kendall-Jackson’s key wines are made. Not open to the public, we are treated to lessons in “battonage” and enjoyng a wine thief  experience. Drawing a sample of wine straight from the barrel.

COMING UP NEXT! The Wine Ladies TV

Operating a wine thief!

The Wine Ladies, Georgia and Susanne take on Sonoma County and explore the magic of iconic Kendall-Jackson wines. From the helicopter ride over the county to the harvesting of the K-J gardens to operating a wine thief! Coming soon… The Wine Ladies Adventures Around The Globe!!

At Vinwood cellars, where Kendall-Jackson produces some of its key brands SVP, Winemaster Randy Ullom directs us on “stirring the lies” the spent yeast cells that are to be agitated or stirred, known as the act of “battonage" to give complexity to the wine… not an easy task we soon learn but Georgia prevails! Hoorah for Georgia

At Vinwood cellars, where Kendall-Jackson produces some of its key brands SVP, Winemaster Randy Ullom directs us on “stirring the lies” the spent yeast cells that are to be agitated or stirred, known as the act of “battonage” to give complexity to the wine… not an easy task we soon learn but Georgia prevails! Hoorah for Georgia

 For a sneak preview check out our The Wine Ladies FaceBook Fan Page.

Ask The Wine Ladies…What is a wine thief?

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Swimming with Sea Turtles at Saint Peter’s Bay, Barbados

Broadway to Barbados at Saint Peter’s Bay Luxury Resort & Residences.

IN AID OF THE QUEEN ELIZABETH HOSPITAL (QEH), BARBADOS’ PRIMARY ACUTE CARE MEDICAL FACILITY. Broadway to Barbados Saint Peters Bay Luxury Resort & Residences on the North West coast of Barbados will be home to a high quality cast of New York Broadway performers from 19 th – 29 th March, 2014.  The performers will be […]

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