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Marty Werner

Be a part of the coolest day this Summer where Chardonnay rules supreme.Ravine Vineyard Estate Winery.

Thursday May 21st is International Chardonnay Day!

Listen to Marty Werner at 27:41 minutes into the show.

Join Chardonnay lovers,producers & winemakers from around the world by tweeting your favourite pictures of Chardonnay wine,vineyards,culinary experiences and events. #i4C15 #ChardDay

 Joining us on the radio show Monday May 18th, 2015 at 10:00am will be the winemaker over at Ravine Vineyard Estate Winery Martin Werner. Martin will fill us in on his personal style when it comes to this grape he’ll tell us about how Ravine Vineyard Estate Winery will be celebrating International Chardonnay Day. Martin will also as a further testament to the magnitude and diversity of this varietal will talk a little about the annual event i4C, which stands for International Cool Climate Chardonnay Celebration,now in its 5th year where over 135 wineries from 36 cool climates around the globe have participated since 2011, and over 550 chardonnays have been poured….… now does this grape carry weight or what?

International Chardonnay Day

International Chardonnay Day

Celebrate International Chardonnay Day May 21st and all weekend long at at Ravine Vineyard and Estate Winery.
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On this audio podcastI am Chardonnay and my day is International Chardonnay Day coming up May 21st.

Our subject,narrow, yet very broad, global in scope of importance to many many wine makers, and certainly wine lovers,and drinkers alike…around the world……we will be dedicating this show and honoring one of the most popular and prolifically grown white, wine grape varietals!

Here is a description of the varietal. Can you guess?

I am a white grape, of noble heritage of the species vitis vinifera.
I am planted in over 400,000 acres worldwide.
I can be made in many styles.
I am NOT finicky.
I have a club named after me…the ABC Club.
There are also numerous spas using me as their namesake, and even baby girls are being named after me.
I am so special that I have a special day that has been named in my honor, on which 1000’s of people around the world celebrate my heritage, what I am and the kind of wines I can make.

I am Chardonnay and my day is International Chardonnay Day coming up May 21st, hence our dedication to this illustrious grape here today!

California Square Chardonnay…”IT IS now HIP TO BE SQUARE”…On this audio podcast we speak wit winemaker Virginia Lambrix.

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!

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