Bernard Walsh in Oakville, Ontario showcasing a range of Writers' Tears and The Irishman Whiskey at the local LCBO.

Celebrate International Irish Whiskey Day on Sunday 3rd March 2019. Instagram Contest…Win a Bottle of Writers’ Tears! #IrishWhiskeyDay


We’re celebrating Irish Whiskey Day with an Instagram Contest!

Irish Whiskey Day Instagram Contest

Enter to win this prize.

A fabulous prize to help you celebrate International Irish Whiskey Day! A bottle of Writers’ Tears Copper Pot Whiskey. This award winning whiskey is a unique blend of aged Single Malt and aged Single Pot Still whiskey. Aged and matured in American Oak Bourbon Casks. Triple Distilled and non-peated, no grain.

The taste is gently spiced with ginger and orchid fruits. The finish long and elegant with chocolate notes. LCBO# 2771106, $52.95 per 750 ml bottle 

Here is How To Enter:

1.Follow us! @TheWineLadies on Instagram Tags: #IrishWhiskeyDay #TheWineLadies

2. Like This Post  

3.Tag your drinking partner! (Each friend you tag = One entry) Unlimited tags and entries. We will randomly select a winner from the comments below, so stay tuned here and turn on post notifications to see our winner announcement. Contest Starts Saturday March 2nd at noon and ends – Friday, March 8th, 2019 at noon EST. Our winners will be contacted through Instagram DMs & announced in our Instagram Stories. The prizes will be shipped directly to you.  

A complete range of the Writers' Tears Whiskey including the Writers' Tears Copper Pot, Writers' Tears Red Head, Writers' Tears Pot Deau XO Cognac Cask Finish and the Writers' Tears Cask Strength 2018. All available at the LCBO until Saint Patrick's Day March 17, 2019.
A complete range of the Writers’ Tears Whiskey including the Writers’ Tears Copper Pot, Writers’ Tears Red Head, Writers’ Tears Pot Deau XO Cognac Cask Finish and the Writers’ Tears Cask Strength 2018. All available at the LCBO until Saint Patrick’s Day March 17, 2019.


Don’t forget Saint Patrick’s Day is just around the corner! Look for Audio Podcast featuring Bernard Walsh of Walsh Distillery. Good Luck to all!

Disclaimer:  This giveaway is in no way endorsed sponsored or administered by Instagram or Facebook. By entering, entrants confirm they are 19+ of age and release of all responsibility and are adhering to Instagram and Facebook Terms of Use.

Tune into our audio podcast Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

Bernard Walsh recent visit to Toronto,Canada, February 2019.

Bernard Walsh of Walsh Distillery.
Bernard Walsh of Walsh Distillery.

On this week’s audio podcast…Holiday Entertaining with Celebrity Chef Clodagh McKenna, Guinness, Chase Vodka and Writers’ Tears Irish Whiskey

Cocktail Recipes Inspired with 360 Chocolate Vodka and Tequila Rose Strawberry Cream

Create inspiring and delicious cocktails using two superb spirits.

The series of 360 Vodkas available in twelve decadent flavors including a focus today on the popular 360 Double Chocolate Vodka. The 360 Eco Luxury Chocolate Vodka, LCBO # 396671, $16.90 per 375 ml bottle is a six times distilled vodka made with eco awareness and corporate responsibility. It’s chocolate just like you want it… deep, dark and deliciously seductive. That’s the irresistible result of pairing smooth 360 Vodka with a double dose rich and creamy Chocolate.

And completing the cocktails, a daring alternative…the Tequila Rose Strawberry Cream, LCBO# 382747, $29.95 per 750 ml bottle the original strawberry cream liqueur! Combining strawberry cream with tequila…exotic, unexpected and delicious! Over twenty years later, Tequila Rose Strawberrhttps://tequilarose.comy Cream remains the world’s best-selling strawberry cream liqueur and was the inspiration that paved the way for the unique cream liqueurs that have followed.

Check out these 10 cocktail recipes

TEQUILA ROSE STRAWBERRY SPLIT  BRANDS: 360 Double Chocolate Vodka. Tequila Rose Strawberry Cream Liqueur. INGREDIENTS: 0.5 oz Tequila Rose. 0.5 oz Banana Liqueur. 0.5 oz 360 Double Chocolate Vodka. INSTRUCTIONS: Layer in a shot glass.
TEQUILA ROSE STRAWBERRY SPLIT
BRANDS: 360 Double Chocolate Vodka. Tequila Rose Strawberry Cream Liqueur. INGREDIENTS: 0.5 oz Tequila Rose. 0.5 oz Banana Liqueur. 0.5 oz 360 Double Chocolate Vodka.
INSTRUCTIONS: Layer in a shot glass.
TEQUILA ROSE CHOCOLATE COVERED STRAWBERRY BRANDS: Tequila Rose Strawberry Cream Liqueur. 360 Double Chocolate Vodka. 1.0 oz Tequila Rose. 0.5 oz 360 Double Chocolate Vodka. Splash of Half and HalfMix together and sever.
TEQUILA ROSE CHOCOLATE COVERED STRAWBERRY
BRANDS: Tequila Rose Strawberry Cream Liqueur. 360 Double Chocolate Vodka.
INGREDIENTS: 1.0 oz Tequila Rose. 0.5 oz 360 Double Chocolate Vodka, splash of Half and Half
INSTRUCTIONS: Mix together and sever.
CHOCOLATE COVERED RASPBERRY BRANDS: 360 Red Raspberry Vodka. 360 Double Chocolate Vodka. INGREDIENTS: 1.0 oz 360 Red Raspberry Vodka. 1.0 oz 360 Double Chocolate Vodka. 0.5 oz Simple Syrup. 3 Raspberries. 1.0 oz Sour Mix. 0.25 oz Raspberry Liqueur. INSTRUCTIONS: Shake and strain. Splash with lemon lime soda on top.

CHOCOLATE COVERED RASPBERRY
BRANDS: 360 Red Raspberry Vodka. 360 Double Chocolate Vodka. INGREDIENTS: 1.0 oz 360 Red Raspberry Vodka. 1.0 oz 360 Double Chocolate Vodka. 0.5 oz Simple Syrup. 3 Raspberries. 1.0 oz Sour Mix. 0.25 oz Raspberry Liqueur.
INSTRUCTIONS: Shake and strain. Splash with lemon lime soda on top.

360 DOUBLE CHOCOATE VODKA BULLDOG BRANDS: 360 Double Chocolate Vodka INGREDIENTS: 2.0 oz 360 Double Chocolate, 1.0 oz Coffee Liqueur, Cream, Cola INSTRUCTIONS: Mix ingredients in glass with ice and top with Cola and cream.
360 DOUBLE CHOCOLATE VODKA BULLDOG
BRANDS: 360 Double Chocolate Vodka
INGREDIENTS: 2.0 oz 360 Double Chocolate, 1.0 oz Coffee Liqueur, Cream, Cola
INSTRUCTIONS: Mix ingredients in glass with ice and top with Cola and cream.
360 DOUBLE CHOCOLATE VODKA COVERED ORANGE BRANDS: 360 Mandarin Orange Vodka, 360 Double Chocolate Vodka INGREDIENTS: 2.0 oz 360 Mandarin Orange Vodka, 0.5 oz OJ., 0.5 oz Agave Nectar, 0.5 oz 360 Double Chocolate Vodka, Chocolate syrup for drizzle. INSTRUCTIONS: Add ingredients shake with ice and strain into martini glass that has been drizzled with chocolate syrup.
360 DOUBLE CHOCOLATE VODKA COVERED ORANGE BRANDS: 360 Mandarin Orange Vodka, 360 Double Chocolate Vodka
INGREDIENTS: 2.0 oz 360 Mandarin Orange Vodka, 0.5 oz OJ., 0.5 oz Agave Nectar, 0.5 oz 360 Double Chocolate Vodka, Chocolate syrup for drizzle. INSTRUCTIONS: Add ingredients shake with ice and strain into martini glass that has been drizzled with chocolate syrup.
360 VODKA S'MORE  BRANDS: 360 Double Chocolate Vodka 2.0 oz 360 Double Chocolate  INGREDIENTS: 0.5 oz Agave Nectar 3.0 oz Lemon Lime Soda 1.0 oz Chocolate Syrup Graham Cracker for rim.  INSTRUCTIONS: Rim a martini glass with graham cracker rim. Drizzle 1.0 oz chocolate syrup in glass. Mix ingredients together and  strain into a martini glass. Garnish with a roasted marshmallow.
360 VODKA S’MORE
BRANDS: 360 Double Chocolate Vodka 2.0 oz 360 Double Chocolate
INGREDIENTS: 0.5 oz Agave Nectar 3.0 oz Lemon Lime Soda 1.0 oz Chocolate Syrup Graham Cracker for rim. INSTRUCTIONS: Rim a martini glass with graham cracker rim. Drizzle 1.0 oz chocolate syrup in glass. Mix ingredients together and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with a roasted marshmallow.
INGREDIENTS: 360 Double Chocolate Vodka, McCormick Irish Cream Liqueur INGREDIENTS: 2.0 oz 360 Double Chocolate Vodka, 0.5 oz Peppermint Schnapps, 0.5 oz McCormick Irish Cream. INSTRUCTIONS: Shake and serve up with a candy cane.
BRANDS: 360 Double Chocolate Vodka, McCormick Irish Cream Liqueur
INGREDIENTS: 2.0 oz 360 Double Chocolate Vodka, 0.5 oz Peppermint Schnapps, 0.5 oz McCormick Irish Cream.
INSTRUCTIONS: Shake and serve up with a candy cane.
360 DOUBLE CHOCOLATE JALAPENO MARTINI BRANDS: 360 Double Chocolate Vodka INGREDIENTS: 2.0 Oz 360 Double Chocolate Vodka, 1 Jalapeño Pepper sliced,pinch Cayenne Pepper INSTRUCTIONS: Muddle Jalapeño Pepper slices. Add ingredients. Fill with ice. Shake/Strain.
360 DOUBLE CHOCOLATE JALAPENO MARTINI BRANDS: 360 Double Chocolate Vodka INGREDIENTS: 2.0 Oz 360 Double Chocolate Vodka, 1 Jalapeño Pepper sliced,pinch Cayenne Pepper
INSTRUCTIONS: Muddle Jalapeño Pepper slices. Add ingredients. Fill with ice. Shake/Strain.
360 CHOCOLATE VODKA PEPPERMINT SHOT BRANDS: 360 Double Chocolate Vodka INGREDIENTS: 2.0 oz 360 Double Chocolate 0.5 oz Peppermint schnapps INSTRUCTIONS: Shake over ice and serve in a chilled martini glass.
360 CHOCOLATE VODKA PEPPERMINT SHOT
BRANDS: 360 Double Chocolate Vodka
INGREDIENTS: 2.0 oz 360 Double Chocolate 0.5 oz Peppermint schnapps
INSTRUCTIONS: Shake over ice and serve in a chilled martini glass.
BRANDS: 360 Double Chocolate Vodka, McCormick Irish Cream Liqueur INGREDIENTS: 2.0 oz 360 Double Chocolate,0.5 oz Coffee Liqueur. INSTRUCTIONS: Shake ingredients with ice in a shaker and strain into a martini glass.
360 MOCAHATINI
BRANDS: 360 Double Chocolate Vodka, McCormick Irish Cream Liqueur INGREDIENTS: 2.0 oz 360 Double Chocolate,0.5 oz Coffee Liqueur. INSTRUCTIONS: Shake ingredients with ice in a shaker and strain into a martini glass.

ENTER TO WIN…Instagram Valentine’s Day Contest.The Ideal Couple! 360 Vodka and Tequila Rose for the perfect pairing.

ENTER TO WIN…Instagram Valentine’s Day Contest.The Ideal Couple! 360 Vodka and Tequila Rose for the perfect pairing.

Happy Valentine’s Day everyone!We’re celebrating the day of love with a delicious perfect pairing Instagram Contest!

Cupcakes made with Tequila Rose and 360 Vodka


Enter to win this prize.

A fabulous combination prize package which includes a bottle of the 360 Eco Luxury Chocolate Vodka, LCBO # 396671, $16.90 per 375 ml bottle. A six times distilled vodka made with eco awareness and corporate responsibilty. It’s chocolate just like you want it… deep, dark and deliciously seductive. That’s the irresistible result of pairing smooth 360 Vodka with a double dose rich and creamy Chocolate.

And a daring alternative…the Tequila Rose Strawberry Cream, LCBO# 382747, $29.95 per 750 ml bottle the original strawberry cream liqueur! Combining strawberry cream with tequila…exotic, unexpected and delicious! Over twenty years later, Tequila Rose remains the world’s best-selling strawberry cream liqueur and was the inspiration that paved the way for the unique cream liqueurs that have followed.

Here is How To Enter:

1.Follow us! @#TheWineLadies on Instagram Tags: 360_Vodka   trajectorybev #360Vodka

Following

2. Like This Post  

360 Vodka and Tequila Rose Strawberry Cream Contest

3.Tag your drinking partner! (Each friend you tag = One entry) Unlimited tags and entries. We will randomly select a winner from the comments below, so stay tuned here and turn on post notifications to see our winner announcement. Contest ends – Monday, Feb 4th, 2019 at noon EST. Our winners will be contacted through Instagram DMs & announced in our Instagram Stories. The prizes will be shipped directly to you.  

TEQUILA ROSE CHOCOLATE COVERED STRAWBERRY BRANDS: Tequila Rose Strawberry Cream Liqueur. 360 Double Chocolate Vodka. 1.0 oz Tequila Rose. 0.5 oz 360 Double Chocolate Vodka. Splash of Half and HalfMix together and sever.
TEQUILA ROSE CHOCOLATE COVERED STRAWBERRY BRANDS: Tequila Rose Strawberry Cream Liqueur. 360 Double Chocolate Vodka. 1.0 oz Tequila Rose. 0.5 oz 360 Double Chocolate Vodka. Splash of Half and HalfMix together and sever.


For an entire range of awesome cocktail recipes. Cocktail Recipes Inspired with 360 Chocolate Vodka and Tequila Rose Strawberry Cream

Happy Valentine’s Day & Good Luck to all!

Disclaimer:  This giveaway is in no way endorsed sponsored or administered by Instagram or Facebook. By entering, entrants confirm they are 19+ of age and release of all responsibility and are adhering to Instagram and Facebook Terms of Use.

Want to know more about these great prizes?

Tune into our audio podcast below  Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

Limoncello and Malfy Gin Free Giveaway from The Wine Ladies

Susanne enjoys a Lemon Pie Cocktail made with Limoncello, vanilla vodka, a splash of soda water and a mint garnish. Georgia enjoys a Lemon Drop Martini made wth Limoncello, vodka, lemon juice, sugar around the rim and a lemon rind garnish.

Susanne enjoys a Lemon Pie Cocktail made with Limoncello, vanilla vodka, a splash of soda water and a mint garnish. Georgia enjoys a Lemon Drop Martini made wth Limoncello, vodka, lemon juice, sugar around the rim and a lemon rind garnish.

Happy Holidays everyone!

We’re celebrating the kick off to the holiday’s with another Spirited Holiday Giveaway.

Enter to win one of 2 prizes.

1. Rossi D’Asiago Limoncello. The #1 selling Limoncello in Canada.  $23.40 per bottle at the LCBO.
2. Malfy Gin  – Malfy Gin brand. Now the #1 selling premium flavoured gin in Ontario.$34.95 at the LCBO

Here is How To Enter:

2. Like This Post  
Limoncello and Malfy Gin Giveaway
3.Tag your drinking partner! (Each friend you tag = One entry)
Unlimited tags and entries.
We will randomly select a winner from the comments below, so stay tuned here and turn on post notifications to see our winner announcement.
Contest ends – December 25th, 2018 noon EST. Our winners will be contacted through Instagram DMs & announced in our Instagram Stories. The prizes will be shipped directly to you.

Happy Holidays & Good Luck to all!

Disclaimer:  This giveaway is in no way endorsed sponsored or administered by Instagram or Facebook. By entering, entrants confirm they are 19+ of age and release of all responsibility and are adhering to Instagram and Facebook Terms of Use.
Want to know more about these great prizes?
Tune into our audio podcast below.
Limoncello Audio Podcast Mix cloud

Episode 77: When Life Gives You Lemons! Make Limoncello!

Episode 77: When Life Gives You Lemons! Make Limoncello!

The Wine Ladies meet Celebrity Chef Clodagh McKenna at Dish Cooking School

On this week’s audio podcast…Holiday Entertaining with Celebrity Chef Clodagh McKenna, Guinness, Chase Vodka and Writers’ Tears Irish Whiskey

Coming up on today’s show, we are talking about glorious food and drink from “across the  pond” as they say. We’ll  be covering  from Ireland a feisty celebrity chef and an award winning whiskey. And from the UK a taste of England in a spirit you will covet. We promise!

EPISODE 76

Holiday Entertaining Audio Podcast Clodagh McKenna

We’ll start off with an Irish segment and an internationally known Celebrity Chef, visiting here in Toronto. She is Clodagh McKenna. You may have seen her on Rachel Ray ,on The Today Show or maybe even Marilyn Dennis. She is a TV Host, Cookbook author and restauranteur. How does she do it all?

She is absolutely divine and you are going to love her!!

Listen to Chef Clodagh McKenna at 3:39 minutes into the audio podcast.

Chef Clodagh McKenna make a turkey with Guinness

Roast Pancetta Wrapped Turkey with Guinness and chestnut gravy

So with the holiday season fast approaching  Clodagh was recently here in Toronto to host an intimate and interactive holiday entertaining event.
The Wine Ladies were guests at the event and witnessed her Irish charm and fabulous cooking talents first hand! Clodagh shared not only her entertaining tips but also a few Guinness based holiday season recipes.CLICK HERE for recipes.

Chase Vodka

And then to our second segment  we turn our focus to England and to the recently crowned “World’s Best Vodka” Chase Vodka, awarded in San Francisco. Chase Vodka is the first and sole British potato vodka on the market. Unique to Chase, it is truly a field to bottle spirit, with the full pedigree potatoes, grown, mashed, fermented and distilled on the Chase family farm deep in middle England.

We welcome head ambassador James Chase to the show. We learn a little about the company, what makes Chase so special, so smooth and so delicious! Perfect for the holidays too with beautiful packaging.

Listen to James Chase at 15:28 minutes in the show. 

Copper-Pot-Moodshot-Landscape

And to close off the show we are back to the Irish. Here’s one of the favorites of the boys in Susanne’s household, and that is Walsh’s Writers’ Tears Irish whiskey!

Our final guest today is the founder of Walsh Whiskey Distillery, Bernard Walsh. Joining us to share the story of Irish whiskey, from its earliest days, to now, how its made, how best to enjoy and what makes Writers’ Tears so unique and special. Bernard Walsh.

Listen to Bernard Walsh Chase at 27:35 minutes in the show. 

Writer’s Tears Copper Pot Irish Gift Pk with 2 Glasses. Available at the LCBO for $49.95

Enjoying our first Christmas Dinner of the Season with Celebrity Chef Clodagh McKenna and Guinness!

Award winning Chase Vodka the first and sole British potato vodka on the market.

Spirited Holiday Giveaway from The Wine Ladies – Chase Vodka, Writers’ Tears Irish Whiskey

Spirited Holiday Giveaway from The Wine Ladies – Chase Vodka, Writers’ Tears Irish Whiskey

Spirited Holiday Giveaway from The Wine Ladies

Spirited Holiday Giveaway from The Wine Ladies

Happy Holidays everyone!

We’re celebrating the kick off to the holiday’s with our Spirited Holiday Giveaway.

Enter to win one of 2 prizes.

1. A bottle of Chase Vodka – Recently crowned “World’s Best Vodka” awarded in San Francisco. Chase Vodka is the first and sole British potato vodka on the market. $56.95 per bottle at the LCBO.
2. Writer’s Tears Copper Pot Irish Gift Pk with 2 Glasses – $49.95 at the LCBO

Here is How To Enter:

2. Like This Post  
3.Tag your drinking partner! (Each friend you tag = One entry)
Unlimited tags and entries.
We will randomly select a winner from the comments below, so stay tuned here and turn on post notifications to see our winner announcement.
Contest ends – December 12th, 2018 5:00 pm EST. Our winners will be contacted through Instagram DMs & announced in our Instagram Stories. The prizes will be shipped directly to you.

Happy Holidays & Good Luck to all!

Disclaimer:  This giveaway is in no way endorsed sponsored or administered by Instagram or Facebook. By entering, entrants confirm they are 19+ of age and release of all responsibility and are adhering to Instagram and Facebook Terms of Use.

Holiday Giveaway 2018 Winners

Holiday Giveaway 2018 Winners

Want to know more about Chase Vodka and Writers’ Tears Irish Whiskey?
Tune into our audio podcast below.
Audio Podcast Clodagh McKenna
Chase Vodka

Award winning Chase Vodka the first and sole British potato vodka on the market.

A story from potato farmers to potato chips and crisps ( Tyrrell’s) to makers of the worlds fastest craft spirit brand, Chase Vodka.The incredible journey spanning 4 generations.

William Chase

Founder William Chase, Chase Vodka.

The potato farm is located in Herefordshire. A county that boasts some of the richest farmland in the world. It is here where they grow the King Edward, Lady Claire and Lady Rosetta potatoes for the distillery.

Chase Vodka

One of the best vodkas created entirely from field to bottle. This truly British vodka has exquisite quality and real provenance with 250 glorious Herefordshire potatoes in every bottle.

Chase Vodka available at the LCBO. $56.95 per bottle.

Chase Vodka available at the LCBO. $56.95 per bottle.

 We turn our focus to England and to the recently crowned “World’s Best Vodka” Chase Vodka, awarded in San Francisco. Chase Vodka is the first and sole British potato vodka on the market. Unique to Chase, it is truly a field to bottle spirit. With the full pedigree potatoes, grown, mashed, fermented and distilled on the Chase family farm deep in middle England.

We welcome head ambassador James Chase to the show. We learn a little about the company. What makes Chase so special, so smooth and so delicious! Perfect for the holidays too with beautiful packaging.

Listen to James Chase at 15:28 minutes in the show. 

The Wine Ladies Audio Podcast Episode 76 Holiday Entertaining Clodagh McKenna, Chase Vodka, Writer's Tears


On this week’s audio podcast…Holiday Entertaining with Celebrity Chef Clodagh McKenna, Guinness, Chase Vodka and Irish Tears’ Whiskey

Enjoying our first Christmas Dinner of the Season with Celebrity Chef Clodagh McKenna and Guinness!

Spirited Holiday Giveaway from The Wine Ladies – Chase Vodka, Writers’ Tears Irish Whiskey

Bloody Caesar

Hail to the Almighty Caesar! Join us July 7th for the Toronto Caesar Challenge. In support of HOW, Hygiene On Wheels.

Toronto Caesar Challenge

Toronto Ceasar Challenge

Caesars, Music, Food

We’re on the hunt for the craftiest and most delicious Caesar in Toronto. Known as Canada’s greatest BOOZY invention. Toronto’s bars, restaurants and venues have created their own versions of this National drink.

A panel of judges will be crowning Toronto’s Best Caesar.

Your ticket includes 2.5 hours of enjoying TEN of the most creative and delicious Caesars in Toronto. Created by the finest restaurants and bars around. Includes yummy food and drink tastes from local companies, live music and more!

Tickets are only $20.00!

Three sessions available.

 1:00pm – 3:30pm
4:00pm – 6:30pm (SOLD OUT)
7:00pm- 9:30pm

This event is 19+

Buy Tickets Now

Proceeds benefit www.hygieneonwheels.org

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Audio Podcast Toronto Caesar Challenge with Deborah Daniel of HOW.

Audio Podcast Toronto Caesar Challenge with Deborah Daniel of HOW.

COMING UP NEXT ON THE WINE LADIES AUDIO PODCAST

Toronto Caesar Challenge Audio Podcast

“TAKING LIFE ONE SIP AT A TIME”

EPISODE 72: Toronto Caesar Challenge in support of HOW, Hygiene on Wheels.

STARRING OUR ESTEEMED GUEST

Deborah Daniel of HOW, Hygiene On Wheels.

Deborah Daniel of HOW, Hygiene On Wheels.

For Deborah’s exclusive interview on the show.

Deborah Daniel, Founder of HOW and creator of the Toronto Caesar Challenge.

We ‘re shifting our gears, just temporartily away from the vine to an iconic cocktail. What is Canada’s very own cocktail originally created in 1969 at the Calgary Inn? This drink was officially named Canada’s national cocktail by Parliament in 2009.

It is the the spicy, scrumptious, red hot cocktail, the Bloody Ceaser!

Coming up on July 7th here in Toronto is the  inaugural Caesar Challenge. Major restaurants, bars and venues around the city will all gather to create their very own signature version of this National drink. Presented to an esteemed panel of judges! Including us!! We’ll be part of the judging committee too!

Canada Day Backyard BBQ Celebration. Testing some our own Caesars in preparation for the Toronto Caesar Challenge July 7, 2018.

Canada Day Backyard BBQ Celebration. Testing some our own Caesars in preparation for the Toronto Caesar Challenge July 7, 2018.

What a great time it is going to be. All those Caesar lovers out there showing off their creativity, drink, fabulous food and music. It is going to be awesome.

This event/competition  is a fundraiser with the proceeds going to the organization, HOW, Hygiene on Wheels.

Founded by CEO Deborah Daniel. This is  truly an inspired initiative to help the homeless have access to mobile showers, and laundry services using retired mobile Toronto transit buses.

Click here to donate to HOW.

Caesar

On this week’s audio podcast…We discover Napoleon Cortel Brandy de France

Napoleon Cortel Brandy

Napoleon Cortel Brandy

Napoleon Cortel Brandy

What a delicious show we have planned for you today. Our theme, Historical Treasures of France, in wine, in brandy and in fromage!!!

In our second segment we shift our attention to a time long before the 16th century and a spirit that was called brandewijn, a Dutch word which later became known as brandy.

Joining us will be Franck Lemonnier, Director International Sales for Cortel Napoleon Brandy which is one of the finest brandies available on the market today, aged in wood casks, and sealed with a cork closure. This brandy is sophisticated,award winning of course, delish!

Franck to fill us in on the journey of how brandy was discovered, what exactly is “brandy”, how best to serve it, enjoy it and the delectable details on Cortel!

EPISODE 57 HISTORICAL TREASURES OF FRANCE

Listen to Franck Lemonnier at 25:26 minutes in the show.

 Triumphant Taste with Cortel Napoleon V.S.O.P. – Great Value Gifting!!

#LCBO #287409 $26.25 per 750 ml bottle or #LCBO #892315 $14.70 per 375 ml bottle.

Bouchard Père & Fils, three centuries and nine generations to the iconic wine region of Burgundy. Exclusive interview with Luc Bouchard

Celebrity Chef Massimo Capra, Great Grappas from Bottega SpA and craft wine making from Wines Unlimited.

Episode 55

 Our first guest on the show today enjoys travelling around the world as a host of his own TV show, author of 4 books, owner of 5 restaurants, guest celebrity chef on long running City Line… who could it be????

There’s only one answer to that question and one man to fit the bill, and that is Celebrity Chef Massimo Capra! You all know him well, the charismatic, fun loving, moustachioed Massimo to join us as our first guest. Born in a small town in Lombardy , Italy, we chat with Massimo about his Italian roots and his latest venture Capra’s Kitchen, just recently opened to rave reviews!

Listen to Massimo Capra on the show here at 3:11 minutes.

The Wine Ladies visit Capra’s Kitchen and see first hand the secret’s of Chef Massimo and son Daniel’s secret of the signature pizza. Watch the tour here.  

What spirit is perfect after meals, nicely chilled, pairs delightfully with dark chocolate and is used to “correct espresso” in Veneto?  

Grappa!

We welcome another guest to the show,also calling in from Italy,from Processco, Veneto and although we’re going to stay within the region of Veneto we’ll turn our attention away from wine for a little bit and move to a “trending” refined white spirit housed in glorious artsy glass bottles.

This spirit is called Grappa, and we will be chatting with the founder of the multi generational luxury house of Bottega SpA, Sandro Bottega.

Listen to Sandro Bottega on the show here at 11:20 minutes.

 

 

Did you ever want to be a winemaker of fine craft wines? Well now you can!

Our final guest Cathy Clark founder of Wines Unlimited, an independent winemaking store located in Oakville, Ontario. For over 30 years, Cathy’s winemakers have been crafting artisan wines for their clientele, great wines, beating out many on the shelves in blind wine tastings. Cathy joins us to fill us in on making a great wine! It”s inexpensive, fun and easy at Wines Unlimited to be your own award winning winemaker!

Listen to Cathy Clark on the show here at 25:30 minutes.

 

WATCH VIDEO

At Wines Unlimited in Oakville ready to make a The Wine Ladies Pinot Noir Rose from Chile. Cathy Clark and Gail Morrone our winemakers show us how it’s done! Winner Darlene Gustin who won the $250 gift certificate to make wine donated for the Anchor Bar’s VIP launch March 15th Women, Wine, Wednesdays with Jazz joins in too! Great fun and delicious too!

La Dolce Vita With Celebrity Chef Massimo Capra.