February 8th, 2014-Canadian Culinary Championships

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The Show

We start in Kelowna for the final day of the 2014 Canadian Culinary Championships. 
The best chefs in Canada. Head to Head.   Andrew Morrison from Scout Magazine is co-head judge and food traffic cop.
Also talk to the chefs from Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver. 
The Sam Roberts Band has a new CD Lo Fantasy. This show Sam and I  talking wine and song writing.
Then its 2 cutting edge Australian Wine makers Brendan Keys and Matt Fowles  
James Nevison from Had a Glass and The Wine Diva and I interview Ed Flaherty from Tarapaca in Chile  
And we talk to Mark Davidson representing Wines of Australia.

Mark Davidson. Wine of Australia

Mark Davidson. Wine of Australia

Do you love your Australian wines??   
We start with a mini OZ tour.   Mark Davidson is a Sommelier who now represents The Wines of Australia.
He brought with him two of Australia’s cutting edge winemakers.
Brendan Keys  BK Wines Oz

Brendan Keys BK Wines Oz

Brendan Keys from BK Wines Adelaide Hills who poured his much talked about Skin and Bones.

Matt Fowles from Strathbogie Range who brought his Ladies who shoot their Lunch (meant to pair with Game)

Matt Fowles - Oz

Matt Fowles – Oz

…and his other wine Are you Game?
James Nevison talks about his book Had a Glass, Top 100 wines under $20.00      And The Wine Diva and I join forces to interview Ed Flaherty, the wine maker of Tarapaca in Chile.
James Nevison

James Nevison

The Canadian Culinary Championships take place this weekend in Kelowna.    
The very best chefs competing over two hard days.    
Three of those chefs are from Alberta and BC   Duncan Ly Calgary Hotel Arts    
Canadian Culinary Chapionships
Paul Shufelt Edmonton Century Hospitality Group Edmonton   
Brian Skinner Vancouver The Acorn Vancouver   
Just a reminder…partial proceeds from this Championship go to funding Canada’s Olympic Athletes.    
Sam Roberts has a new album coming next week. My interview with Sam will run on Mulligan Stew as soon as the music gets here.
Sam Roberts

Sam Roberts

In the mean time Sam is a huge wine fan..and he joins us on Wednesdays TRR.        


on our last show for CKUA. Jason Priestley and I visit David Foster in Malibu.   
We talk wine and David’s career in music. It’s a really good interview.