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This week's show is all about the wine growing province of Salerno, one of five that make up the sun soaked wine growing region of Campania on the Italian Peninsula in south western Italy. There are a number of wine principals and dignitaries from Salerno here in Toronto this week for a special event the " Taste of Salerno" taking place at the Delta Chelsea. So before they head over to the tasting we are very pleased to welcome our two special guests, all the way from Salerno, the Honorable Edmondo Cirielli President of the Province of Salerno, Mr. Cirielli as well as President of Province of Enoteca di Salerno, Ferdinando Cappuccio who will be speaking specifically on the wines, their origin, the unique grapes and taste profiles . And our translator Giorgio Tinelli from the Italian Chamber of Commerce of Ontario.

Chin Chin to sun soaked Salerno, one of five that make up the sun soaked wine growing region of Campania, Italy. The Wine Ladies TV

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Watch The Wine Ladies TV! Wed July 6th at 2:30PM -3:30PM on ThatChannel.com This week’s show is all about the wine growing province of Salerno, one of five that make up the sun soaked wine growing region of Campania on the Italian Peninsula in south western Italy.

 Honorable Edmondo Cirielli President of the Province of Salerno, Mr. Cirielli as well as President of Province of Enoteca di Salerno, Ferdinando Cappuccio.

Honorable Edmondo Cirielli President of the Province of Salerno, Mr. Cirielli as well as President of Province of Enoteca di Salerno, Ferdinando Cappuccio.

There are a number of wine principals and dignitaries from Salerno here in Toronto this week for a special event the “ Taste of Salerno” taking place at the Delta Chelsea. So before they head over to the tasting we are very pleased to welcome our two special guests, all the way from Salerno, the Honorable Edmondo Cirielli President of the Province of Salerno, Mr. Cirielli as well as President of Province of Enoteca di Salerno, Ferdinando Cappuccio who will be speaking specifically on the wines, their origin, the unique grapes and taste profiles.

If you missed last week’s show not a problem, please visit For all The Wine Ladies TV podcasts and archived shows visit The Wine Ladies TV Show and That Radio Podhoster from anywhere and anytime. Go local rocks with Flat Rock Cellars, Cameron’s Brewing Company and Gastronomo Vagabundo 

Happy Canada Day! Local wine with Flat Rock Cellars, Cameron's Brewing Company and Peapod Cuisine.

Happy Canada Day! Local wine with Flat Rock Cellars, Cameron’s Brewing Company and Peapod Cuisine.

Happy Canada Day. Eh? What better way to celebrate Canada’s 144th birthday this year than with a Canadian bounty of award winning wines, locally grown food and a true local crafted Canadian beer. Our guests this week will help us celebrate in style as we welcome winemaker Ross Wise, originally from New Zealand now working his magic at Flat Rock Cellars, We’ll be tasting the 2009 Rusty Shed Chardonnay that just recently was awarded the only GOLD for a Canadian Table wine at the International Wine Challenge. We will also discover more about the upcoming i4c — International Cool Climate Chardonnay Celebration coming up in July, Also in studio, Australian professional chef Adam Hynam-Smith and his partner Tamara Jensen of Gastronomo Vagabundo, located in St. Catharine’s, with a focus on using local produce to create delicious and healthy dishes. And , what more Canadian then beer eh? We welcome president, entrepreneur and marketer Bill Coleman of Cameron’s Brewing Company, a brewery a true craft brewery that has been passionately brewing their all natural.

 Congratulations to Colleen Cole of Toronto.

You and three of your friends are in for a fabulous evening of bubbly and Chardonnays from over 15 international wineries. All paired with the humble oyster.

Colleen correctly answered our trivia question on The Wine Ladies Face Book Fan Page. Name the two red grapes used in making Champagne. The answer… Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier.

AW SHUCKS kick-off party!

Aw Shucks! Nothing can compare with party atmosphere that results when you co-mingle boisterous bubbles and the humble oyster. Rub shoulders and talk barrels with wine producers from 15 international wineries and dance the night away to the sounds of local musicians on the Green Roof Patio, overlooking our estate vineyards and Lake Ontario. For tickets Click Here. Date: Friday, July 22, 2011 Time: 7:30pm-10:30pm Price: $50 (+HST) per ticket Location: Flat Rock Cellars, Jordan

Thank-you to everyone that helped make our Evening of South African Splendour a fabulous one!

Event highlights: Brought to you in conjunction with The Escoffier Society of Toronto in support of the World Chef’s Tour Against Hunger in South Africa and Worldwide.

Oakville, Ontario: June 2nd

Fantastic night of South African culture ,set in the stunning interior decor store Touch De L’Afrique. An evening of spectacular wines from South Africa, scintillating food, mesmerizing music and more. Guests enjoyed the vibrant beat of the African drums, indigenous dance expression and a “medicine man”.  All to help send our Canadian culinary team to South Africa this summer for the 3rd “World Chefs Tour Against Hunger”. Helping bring friendship, food, funds and gifts to the African nation from Canada.

The Wine Ladies TV show “One Sip At A Time” welcomed our guests on the red carpet and captured the magic and special moments of this sparkling night. Our silent auction table filled was with an assortment of incredible prizes, featuring something for everyone including a special door prize. A good time was had by all! Watch for the next fabulous The Wine Ladies event coming soon!

Thanks to our Silver Sponsors: Touch De L’Afrique Advanced Rejuvenation Dr. John Fasken Florence Meats Janette Lourantos REMAX Oakville Chrysler Jeep Dodge

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Happy Canada Day! Local wine with Flat Rock Cellars, Cameron’s Brewing Company and Peapod Cuisine.

Flat Rock Cellars

Flat Rock Cellars

Win two pairs of tickets(4) to Flat Rock Cellars AW SHUCKS kick-off party July 22nd Value $200.00

Simply “LIKE” The Wine Ladies Fan Page and answer the following question.

Champagne is made predominantly with three grape varieties. Although the majority of Champagne is ‘white’ in colour, two of the main grapes used are red skinned . The third grape used is Chardonnay (white skinned) Which 2 red grapes are used to make Champaign?

1 Petit Meunier 2.Syrah 3. Petit Verdot 4. Merlot 5. Malbec 6. Cabernet Franc 7.Pinot Noir

Winners to be picked Sunday July 3rd, 2011 at noon and posted on The Wine Ladies Fan Page. Good luck everyone!

Watch The Wine Ladies TV! Wed June 29th at 2:30PM -3:30PM on ThatChannel.com Happy Canada Day. Eh?

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What better way to celebrate Canada’s 144th birthday this year than with a Canadian bounty of award winning wines. All locally grown food and a true local crafted Canadian beer. Our guests this week will help us celebrate in style as we welcome winemaker Ross Wise, originally from New Zealand now working his magic at Flat Rock Cellars.

The Rusty Shed Chardonnay 2009

The Rusty Shed Chardonnay 2009

We’ll be tasting the 2009 Rusty Shed Chardonnay that just recently was awarded the only GOLD for a Canadian Table wine at the International Wine Challenge. We will also discover more about the upcoming i4c – International Cool Climate Chardonnay Celebration coming up in July. Also in studio, Australian professional chef Adam Hynam-Smith of Peapod Cuisine, located in St. Catharine’s. Peeped Cuisine with a focus on using local produce to create delicious and healthy dishes. And,what more Canadian then beer eh? We welcome president, entrepreneur and marketer Bill Coleman of Cameron’s Brewing Company. A brewery a true craft brewery that has been passionately brewing their all natural ales, and lagers since 1997. Brewed by a connoisseur,not an accountant.

AW SHUCKS kick-off party!

Aw Shucks! Nothing can compare with party atmosphere that results when you co-mingle boisterous bubbles and the humble oyster. Rub shoulders and talk barrels with wine producers from 15 international wineries and dance the night away to the sounds of local musicians on the Green Roof Patio, overlooking our estate vineyards and Lake Ontario.

For tickets Click Here. Date: Friday, July 22, 2011 Time: 7:30pm-10:30pm Price: $50 (+HST) per ticket Location: Flat Rock Cellars, Jordan

If you missed last week’s show not a problem, please visit For all The Wine Ladies TV podcasts and archived shows visit The Wine Ladies TV Show and ThatRadio.com from anywhere and anytime.

Raise a glass to our “go to kitchen guy” John Anthony Vanderkolk of Kitchen Designers Plus.

John Anthony Vanderkolk of Kitchen Designers Plus

John Anthony Vanderkolk of Kitchen Designers Plus

The kitchen is the heart of the home, where everyone comes together, with great food, wine and lively and engaging conversation. The beautifully designed and decorated kitchen can add value both to your home and the enjoyment of it. Meet John Anthony Vanderkolk: kitchen designer and proprietor of Kitchen Designers Plus our new “go to kitchen guy” a.k.a. “Johnny V”. Be sure to follow The Wine Ladies TV with regular tips from Johnny V on the do’s and don’ts, and how to make your kitchen renovation your dream come true.

For all the tips on the perfect kitchen view here.

SAVE THE DATE! September 22nd, 2011 East Meets West Wine Tasting Dinner with The Wine Ladies and Celebrity Winemakers . A fundraiser in support of ArtHouse.

East Meets West Celebrity Winemaker's Dinner

East Meets West Celebrity Winemaker’s Dinner

Join us September 22nd 2nd, 2011 for a spectacular evening of sensory sensations, set in the “singingly stylish” 3 S’s Restaurant located in beautiful downtown Oakville, Ontario. “East meets West” as celebrity winemakers from the spectacular Okanagan Valley, wine region showcase their wines in a friendly battle with the winemakers and wines of the Niagara wine region. Get to know the face behind award winning wine labels from both wine regions, the crown jewels of the Canadian wine industry as celebrity winemakers guide you through the individual wine and food pairings. Truly an evening to savour for all of the senses! Enjoy exquisite wines and scintillating food to mesmerise your palate and magnificent music for your ears and art for your eyes too.

Be entertained with the sensationally talented “3 S’s singing servers”.

A one and only restaurant experience as they showcase songs from smooth n’ silky jazz, snazzy show tunes to classic ballads against the backdrop of an array of special art. The Wine Ladies TV cameras will be there welcoming you on the red carpet and capturing the magic and special moments of this sparkling night. Walk away with your loot bag as a sweet memory of the evening. Our silent auction table will be abundant with an assortment of incredible prizes, featuring something for everyone. The funds raised that evening will are for ArtHouse not-for-profit charitable organization offers cost-free programs to young children, helping them to develop their hidden talents and experience the thrill of creative and artistic expression For more information

Click Here or to purchase tickets: Call The Wine Ladies at 905-338-6797 or online here.

Event Details Date: Thursday September 22nd, 2011 Time: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm 7:00pm- 7:45pm: Red carpet and reception (wine, sparkling wine and appetizers) 7:45 pm-10:00pm: 4 course dinner matched with wine 2 wines from each region, your hosts The Wine Ladies and guest winemakers from will lead you through a wine tasting. Place: 3 S’s Restaurant, Oakville, Ontario Cost: $125.00 (HST and gratuities included)  Your chance to win and visit a slice of golf heaven!

Go now and get access to our “Nine-wine-dine opportunity! A $150.00 VALUE! Click here to enter.

NK’Mip Cellars and delish iconic wine Mer’riyn definitely delivers.

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MER’R’IYM

Mer’r’iym is our word for “marriage” and the inspiration for a wine that represents the perfect union of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, and Malbec. A joyful celebration of balance, texture, and length.

Nk’Mip Cellars (Pronounced in-ka-meep) is North America’s first Aboriginal owned and operated winery. The winery is located in the far south of the Okanagan in B.C. Join us as we visit the incredible history of the Osoyoos Indian Band and the role they play in producing these award winning wines. Indulge in the stunning architecture and the native art and artifacts. Embrace the passion of winemaker Randy Picton as he reveals the story and the flavour profile of the iconic wine Mer’r’iyn, meaning marriage. A blend of the 5 grape varietals that typify the great wines of Bordeaux.

“Canada’s most visited winery”, Summerhill Pyramid Winery, Kelowna, B.C

An indulgent, fascinating and delectable tour of “Canada’s most visited winery”, Summerhill Pyramid Winery in Kelowna, B.C. Steve Cipes, founder and owner explains the theory behind the pyramid, the resting place for his barrels, “The Summerhill Pyramid is second only to the Great Pyramid of Egypt for alignment and precision” he explains the effect this chamber has on the wines. Engaging, passionate, colourful. Our brief tour is Complete with sabering Cipe’s award winning sparkling wines set against the backdrop of the majesty of the Okanagan. Insert pictures of pyramid winery stuff here. Your House. It’s anywhere you go to enjoy life, the company of others, good food and great wine, House Wine Company. Where you can just enjoy life’s simple pleasures without concern for details.

Happy Canada Day! Local wine with Flat Rock Cellars, Cameron's Brewing Company and Peapod Cuisine.

Cameron’s award-winning products recognized over 200 times at local, national and worldwide brewing awards.

Happy Canada Day! Local wine with Flat Rock Cellars, Cameron's Brewing Company and Peapod Cuisine.

Happy Canada Day! Local wine with Flat Rock Cellars, Cameron’s Brewing Company and Peapod Cuisine.

Watch The Wine Ladies TV! Wed June 29th at 2:30PM -3:30PM on ThatChannel.com Happy Canada Day. Eh?

What better way to celebrate Canada’s 144th birthday this year than with a Canadian bounty of award winning wines, locally grown food and a true local crafted Canadian beer. Our guests this week will help us celebrate in style as we welcome winemaker Ross Wise, originally from New Zealand now working his magic at Flat Rock Cellars, We’ll be tasting the 2009 Rusty Shed Chardonnay that just recently was awarded the only GOLD for a Canadian Table wine at the International Wine Challenge. We will also discover more about the upcoming i4c – International Cool Climate Chardonnay Celebration coming up in July, Also in studio, Australian professional chef Adam Hynam-Smith of Peapod Cuisine, located in St. Catharine’s, with a focus on using local produce to create delicious and healthy dishes. And , what more Canadian then beer eh?

Bill Coleman of Cameron's Brewing Company

Bill Coleman of Cameron’s Brewing Company, a brewery a true craft brewery that has been passionately brewing their all natural.

We welcome president, entrepreneur and marketer Bill Coleman of Cameron’s Brewing Company. A brewery a true craft brewery that has been passionately brewing their all natural ales, and lagers since 1997. Brewed by a connoisseur. not an accountant.

AW SHUCKS kick-off party! Aw Shucks! Nothing can compare with party atmosphere that results when you co-mingle boisterous bubbles and the humble oyster. Rub shoulders and talk barrels with wine producers from 15 international wineries. Dance the night away to the sounds of local musicians on the Green Roof Patio, overlooking our estate vineyards and Lake Ontario.

For tickets Click Here.

Date: Friday, July 22, 2011 Time: 7:30pm-10:30pm Price: $50 (+HST) per ticket Location: Flat Rock Cellars, Jordan

United Way Oakville

The Wine Ladies Holiday Special in support of the United Way Oakville. Highlights!

The United Way Gala, Otellos Banquet Hall.Nov 2011

The United Way Gala, Otellos Banquet Hall.Nov 2011

Several weeks ago we held the 1st annual The Wine Ladies Holiday Special in support of the United Way, Oakville at Otello’s Banquet Centre. It was a resounding SOLD OUT success with much needed money being raised towards the $3.6 million $ goal for the United Way Oakville.

Rudy Florio, President and Founder Liaison College introduces the grand prize of dinner at some for 8 served and prepared by Chef Paul.

Rudy Florio, President and Founder Liaison College introduces the grand prize of dinner at some for 8 served and prepared by Chef Paul.

SOLD OUT with over 400 people attending, arriving red carpet ready dressed in their holiday attire. In case you missed it The Wine Ladies TV was there to capture it all.

Stunning table decor prepared by Jackie Connolly.

Stunning table decor prepared by Jackie Connolly.

Many thanks to Liaison College Oakville and the fabulous students that prepared the most exquisite food and to Jackie Connolly for the fabulous decor. A memorable evening where the martinis flowed, the wine and beer pleased everyone’s palates all the while taking in the stunning holiday décor and holiday fashions.

Tom Jones appearance wowed the crowd!

Tom Jones appearance wowed the crowd!

Everyone had an amazing time. The entertainment rocked the room resulting in everyone kicking up their heels and dancing the night away. We would like to thank everyone that made it possible, including the volunteers and the very generous sponsors.

Our Sponsors:

Mary Cardamone, GOLD Sponsor. Many Thanks!!

GOLD: Chisholm Educational Centre, Mary T. Cardamone Royal LePage Real Estate Services Ltd., Brokerage, Liaison College

Jackie Connolly Interior Decorator, SILVER Sponsor. Many Thanks!

Jackie Connolly Interior Decorator, SILVER Sponsor. Many Thanks!

SILVER: Tag #5 Vodka, Cameron’s Brewing Company, Colio Lake & River Wines, William J. Macleod Barrister and Solicitor, Briarwood Cosmetic Surgical Centre, Jackie Connolly Interior Decorator, Otello’s, Splendour & Spice, IGita, Nzyme, Gem Limousine,

BRONZE: Sheddon Physiotherapy and Sports Clinic Sports, Dr. Elliott Berr and Dr. Teresa Caplice, State Farm Darryl R Demille, La Strada fine espresso machines, Jonathan Quinn for men, Silkeborg, Many Faces, In Beauty Med SPA, 21 Minutes to Fit, Peter Bregg Images and Bella Fiore

We would like to thank everyone who came out.

Buy Your Tickets.The Wine Ladies Holiday Special in support of the United Way, Nov 11th, 2010