October 17th, 2015 – Australia’s First Families of Wine-(repeat)


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It’s the return of Australia’s First Families of Wine!!

10 iconic wineries who shaped Australian wines. Yalumba / Henschke / d’Arenberg / Tahbilk / McWilliams / De Bortoli / Tyrrel’s / Brown Brothers / Howard Park / Wakefield



 Australia’s First Families of Wine

Wakefield Wines

Wakefield Wines

10 multi-generational wine families unlocked rare and revered wines from their private cellars to showcase Australia’s rich wine heritage, modern diversity, and the celebrated wine stories that have become the foundation for future generations. Get a sneak preview of a limited number of wines that are being released from each winery at BC Liquor Stores.

Through these exclusive interviews, you will have the rare chance to meet the people behind the wines. Family members from each winery will share wines that provide a glimpse into the past, present and future of Australia’s most iconic winemaking families.


And they are all great storytellers..with outstanding stories to tell.

De Bortoli Wines

De Bortoli Wines


Their message is all about the farms and rich soils that they work, the quality of the wines they craft and the pride they have in their  history and how it has shaped who they are and what they  stand for.






Together, they are the custodians of over 5000 hectares of land that includes some of Australia’s most iconic vineyards, creating premium quality wines that proudly bear their  names.



Australia’s First Families:

(and the years they first planted)  


Australia’s First Families of Wine






Tasting Room Radio will return to the airwaves Saturday October 17th at 10am

On Vancouver’s Newest FM station Roundhouse Radio 98.3


 Guests include:

 Kurtis Kolt – Wine Consultant – Sommelier of the Year 2010

Rhys Pender  Master of Wine. Winemaker Little Farm (Similkameen)

DJ Kearney – Wine Expert

Colin Linden


In the coming weeks:

DJ Kearney

Savour Cowichan

Singer/Songwriter Royal Wood partners  with Therapy Vineyards

The Garagiste Wineries of BC

John Clerides – Marquis Wine Cellars

DK Kearney, Kurtis Kolt

Judgement of BC

Top Drop Vancouver Terroir and Craft