The Wines of Ontario

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(lively flute music)>>(narrator) The majority of Canada’s wine is produced in Ontario, but despite popular belief, only a small fraction is icewine. Exports are limited, but other countries are gradually discovering the great wines emerging from Ontario, thanks to the region’s unique geography, soil, and climate, moderated by surrounding lakes.>>A lot of people have this […]

Wines that are Keto Friendly – Can you really have wine? *FIXED LINK

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So I’m really excited about what I have to talk to you about that I know a lot [of] you guys have been asking about this But wine is back on the advance plan which is amazing because even the bible [condones] it so we should be drinking it obviously not in large quantities, but […]

Mean Tweets – Music Edition #5

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[APPLAUSE] GWEN STEFANI: Gwen Stefani really is the worst thing to ever happen. Period. Full stop. Hashtag ugh, barf. Allie. MAN: One of my employees was talking about how The Chainsmokers are actually pretty good, and don’t deserve all the hate. So I fired him. TYGA: Tyga pants too tight. Hashtag [BLEEP]. MAN: Trying to […]

EPIC Barcelona Food Tour (10 AWESOME Stops!)

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– Hey guys you’re coming to Barcelona and you wanna eat well, I get it. Well this city can be a pretty tough place to eat well and there’s a lot of tourist traps. But, and there’s a but, there are a lot of amazing places to eat in as well, you just have to […]

Perbacco, Federicos Tapas & Wine Bar, Old Skool Cafe: Check,Please! Bay Area reviews

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  Announcer:A KQED TELEVISION PRODUCTION.  Man: IT’S LIKE HOLY MOTHER OF COMFORT FOOD. Woman: THROW IT DOWN. IT’S NOODLE CRACK. Woman: YOU HAVE TO BE READY FOR THE HEART ATTACK ON A PLATTER. Man: OKAY, I’M THE BACON GUY. Man: OH, I JUST DID A JIG EVERY TIME I DIPPED INTO IT. Man #2: IT […]

New Cattleya wine bar at Orchids

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SOMEWHERE… NOW WHEN YOU THINK OF ORCHIDS AT THE HALEKULANI – A LOT OF PEOPLE THINK OF THEIR AMAZING SUNDAY BRUCH – AND RIGHTFULLY SO BECAUSE IT IS OUTSTANDING.. BUT NOW – ORCHIDS HAS A NEW WINE BAR – CALLED CATT-LE-YA… JOINING US THIS MORNING – IS KEITH MALLINI – ORCHIDS MANAGER… AND CHRISTIAN TESTA […]

Handcrafting Spirits: LA’s Organic Distillery

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Welcome to downtown LA and LA’s only distillery since prohibition… As you’ll see, we are in very industrial surroundings and what you see in front of you, that creation is actually our still. Working with Vendome copper, America’s oldest operating still maker, is a true commitment to supporting the artisan nature of the small distilleries […]

What is Tequila? | School of Spirits

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Some things belong together: mimosas and brunch, carbohydrates and guilt, tequila and lightning. Let me explain. According to Mexican folklore, a single blue agave cactus was chilling in the Mexican state of Jalisco, when bam, it was struck by lightning. The nearby Nahua tribe found the fried remains and drank its warm nectar. This excellent […]

The Best White Wines For Beginners (Series): #1 Chardonnay

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What are some of the best white wines for beginners to try? Well stick around because today we’re going to talk about probably the most famous grape in the world, Chardonnay. we’re gonna talk about some of the backstory of Chardonnay, we’ll talk about the styles and flavors, and I’ll give you some suggestions on […]

The Wines of Northwest Spain

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(choir singing in Latin)>>(narrator) Since the ninth century, Christian pilgrims have traveled across northern Spain to Santiago de Compostela, believed to be the final resting place of Saint James. This cultural landmark is situated in Galicia, home to some of Spain’s most unique history, food, and wine, thanks especially to the Celtic influence of early […]