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June 17th, 2017 – Live from the BC Shellfish Festival…

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LIVE from the 11th annual BC Shellfish festival in Courtney Comox 

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The SHOW

 The unique culinary event that promotes the region’s shellfish farmers and their delicacies to seafood lovers and chefs grows bigger every year.  This is Year 11.

Tasting Room Radio is covering both weekends.

 

What originally began as a one‐day event 11 years ago, has become the largest seafood festival in Western Canada, featuring popular local and international culinary celebrities and outstanding seafood.

Highlights for 2017 include the B.C. Seafood on Your Plate Restaurant Campaign, the B.C. Seafood Expo, a completely new Fresh Fest and the Fanny Bay Oyster Shucking Competition and OceanWise Chowder Challenge at the signature festival event, the Comox by the Sea Celebration,  Sunday, June 18th. For more information and tickets, visit bcshellfishfestival.com and bcseafoodexpo.com.

 WE ARE LIVE SATURDAY AT 10 AM!!

Our guests include:

 Culinary leader –  Don House Calgary http://www.idmg.ca/about-1/

Darren MacLean – Shokunin Calgary https://twitter.com/chefdmac?lang=en

Duncan Ly – Foreign Concept  Calgary  http://foreignconcept.ca/

JinnHee Lee – Foreign Concept Calgary  http://foreignconcept.ca/

Trevor Bird = Fable/Fable Diner  Vancouver www.fablekitchen.ca

Ned Bell – Ocean Wise. Van Aquarium  https://cookculture.com/blogs/chef-profiles/25079745-chef-ned-bell

Nick Nutting – The Wolf in the Fog.  Tofino  http://www.wolfinthefog.com/ 

Rod Butters – Raudz Kelowna  www.raudz.com 

Brock Bowes – Terra Fina  http://www.terrafinarestaurant.com/

 

Blue Moon

40 knots Winery  https://www.40knotswinery.com/

Blue Moon  https://www.bluemoonwinery.ca

Nathan Fong – Fong on Food www.fongonfood.com

 

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STORIES WE’RE WORKING ON

  • John Schreiner – Icon
  • Skitchine Lodge with Rhys Pender. John Weber & Chef Mark Filatow
  • Cider Special
  • Bloom – BC VQA wines pour in Vancouver.

 

 

 

 

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EP 224 | Dr John ‘Things Happen That Way’

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New Orleans, Louisiana is one of the World’s greatest music cities.

Mac Rebennack was Dr. John,  one of the singular faces and voices of New Orleans music.

A true leader in the studio, on the streets, and on stages of the World,  Mac won 6 Grammys and became friends with Ken Ehrlich, the long-time producer of the show.

Mac was planning future projects when his life was unexpectedly cut short in 2019. Now, 3 years after his passing, Things Happen That Way will see the light of day. The album, which features three brand new original compositions, an amazing reworking of Dr. John’s 1968 classic, I Walk on Guilded Splinters, and new interpretations of songs by Willie Nelson, Cowboy Jack Clement, Hank Williams, and The Traveling Wilburys was released on Friday.

Things Happen That Way marks the fulfillment of a long-time goal of the six-time GRAMMY-winning singer/songwriter/pianist and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer, who first began plotting a country-inspired album decades ago. The album also features guest appearances by Aaron Neville,  Mac’s long-time friend and frequent musical collaborator Willie Nelson, and Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real.

Our guest this week is Mac Rebennack’s and Dr. John’s good friend, Ken Ehrlich.

When Mac passed, Ken was asked to write the liner notes for the album and give a farewell speech at Mac’s  Celebration of Life.

Ken paints a warm verbal picture of the man called Dr. John. Through his dark days of prison and drugs, breaking free of addiction to light up the stages of the world!

And he reads the closing paragraphs of his farewell speech.

Join us as Ken Ehrlich remembers the legendary Dr. John and tells the story of  his last album Things Happen That Way

Mulligan Stew Sept 24th 2022- Dr John ‘Things Happen That Way’

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Mac Rebennack – known the world over as Dr. John died at dawn on June 6, 2019. For some of us, he was Dr John. The Night Tripper. For ALL of us he was the voice and face of New Orleans.

His latest (and last?) album Things Happen That Way, releases Friday.
And what an album. Guests include Willie Nelson,  Willies son Lucas Nelson and Promise of the Real. Aaron Neville.
Our interview guest is Ken Ehrlich who for over 40 years was the producer of the Grammy Awards. Mac had won 6 Grammys,  which is how they met and became friends.
When Mac died Ken was asked to write the liner notes and give the farewell speech at Mac’s celebration of life.
Mac Rebennack was a musical genius, a mentor,   a reformed addict, a Father, and husband. And such a character.  Which is why Dan Auerbach is shooting a documentary on Dr. John.

The complete dialogue – and it includes Ken reading some of his farewell speech for us – can be enjoyed on the Mulligan Stew Podcast. 

MUSIC THIS WEEK FROM

Dan Mangan
Snarky Puppy
Tedeschi Trucks Band
Whitehorse
Asleep at the Wheel/ Lyle Lovett
Madison Cunningham
Larkin Poe
And the tracks that make up Bob Dylan’s appearance at The Last Waltz.
And Van Morrison live in SF

 

PLAYLIST:

Mulligan Stew Terry David Mulligan CKUA Radio
preachin blues Larkin Poe single
blue suede shoes ry cooder the slide area
woman got soul the impressions people get ready
in my life madison cunningham single
The Stew Year 26 [email protected] Todays Guest – Ken Ehrlich on Dr John
trouble in mind asleep at the wheel. lyle lovett still the king
why get up the fabulous thunderbirds the essential FT
superstition stevei wonder talking book
TDMulligan – The Stew Guest – Ken Ehrlich on Dr John Album things happen that way
just know it dan mangan single
leave me as you found me whitehorse i’m not crying, you’re crying
last night in the rain tedeschi trucks band i am the moon 4
Guest is Ken Ehrlich – on his pal Dr John New album – things happen that way Coming UP
fats waller original e flat blues the california honeydrops our vinyl
shakin all over/gloria (live) van morrison a night in san francisco
bet snarky puppy belmont
Mulligan Stew Year 26 [email protected] send your requests
baby let me follow you down (live) The Band and Bob Dylan the last waltz deluxe
i dont believe you (live) the band and bob dylan the last waltz deluxe
forever young (live) the band and bob dylan the last waltz
baby let me follow you down (live) the band and bob dylan the last waltz deluxe
Coming UP on the Stew the new Dr John album with Ken Ehrlich
thats how strong my love is ben uncle soul single
stop and start the sadies colder streams
picking the numbers jessie northey onion knight
TDMulligan NEXT – Dr John’s new album with Ken Ehrlich
Ken Ehrlich – Grammy Producer Friend of Mac Rebennack – Dr John things happen that way
sleeping dogs best left alone Dr John Things happen that way
Ken Ehrlich – on Dr John Complete interview on Mulligan Stew Podcast
old time religion dr john and willie nelson things happen that way
Ken Ehrlich complete interview . mulligan stew podcast The Stew
walk on guilded splinters dr john with lucas nelson and promise.real things happen that way
End of the line Dr. John Things Happen That Way
Ken Ehrlich on Dr John complete interview on mulligan stew podcast

September 24th, 2022 – The return of the Vancouver Wine Festival: Part One

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The return of  VanWineFest Part One…

THE SHOW

After  a series  of historic events far more important than a wine gathering,

we welcomed the 43rd annual Vancouver Wine Festival back into our lives.

The pandemic required a different gathering this year.

Smaller crowds,  masks not mandatory but fully encouraged.

Fewer wineries and participants made for a calmer and quieter convention center. We liked it.

Many of the participants who were scheduled to attend and pour last year returned with some wines a year older and lots of new fresh wines from 2021.

There was an unmistakable joy in the room.

Joy, for having survived the pandemic.   Joy, to seeing friends and exchanging stories about the past two years.

It was a beauty.  People shook hands. They hugged! Almost like the life we used to know.

So… let’s celebrate with the first of two specials at this year’s VanWineFest from the floor of the Vancouver Convention Centre..

Many thanks to Harbour Air for getting me there and back. Also Meriha Beaton – Milk Creative. John De Vries, FMFM  and Corey Wood.

Proudly Sponsored by Harbour Air

Here’s the line up! We have sit down interviews with

Harry Hertscheg. Exec. Director

 

Harry Hertscheg – Executive Director VanWineFest  www.vanwinefest.ca 

Lynzee Schatz – Winemaker at TIME Family Wines (Penticton) www.timewines.ca

Ross Baker – Winemaker at LA FRENZ (Naramata)  www.lafrenzwinery.ca

Dan Irving – Bread and Butter Wine (Napa) www.breadandbutterwines.com

Mike Raffan – General Manager Township 7 (Naramata) www.township7.com

Howard Soon – Chief Winemaker  Vanessa Vineyards (Similkameen) www.vanessavineyard.com

Taylor Whelan – Winemaker Cedar Creek (East Kelowna) www.cedarcreek.bc.ca

Mark Kuspira – Soft Crush Imports (Calgary) www.crushimports.com

 

 

STORIES WE’RE WORKING ON

  • VanWineFest Part Two
  • Tony Holler – Poplar Grove
  • Mark De Vere – Robert Mondavi Wine
  • Ray Signorello – Signorello Wine
  • Scorched Earth
  • Bartier Bros.
  • Township 7
  • Hillside  Estate
  • Napa/SF
  • Thanksgiving Wines

 

 

Ep 223 | Nuela Charles Releases her self titled 4th Album.

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We welcome back to The Mulligan Stew and the Podcast Edmonton’s Nuela Charles. The last visit was just before the 2018 Junos. She had one of her 3 Juno nominations in her sights.

Her self-titled 4th album was released Friday. It’s the best yet.

Always impressed with her work ethic, passion for the writing and creating of her music, and the honesty with which she takes us through the process.

We’ve included three tracks in the Podcast

Heavy

Worthy

Don’t get It

Check out the rest of the Nuela Charles album.  It’s engaging and engaging!!

It’s about Nuela,  her journey, and the power of being yourself.

Nuela was born in Kenya and raised in Switzerland, Canada, and the Bahamas, before settling down full-time in Edmonton, Alberta.

I asked Nuela if the influences of those countries could be found in her music but she surprised me by saying “I’m a rock/pop artist. I grew up on rock. That’s what I like’

She has also shared the stage as direct support for some of Canada’s musical icons including Sam Roberts Band, Jann Arden, and Stars. Additionally, she has been nominated for multiple awards including three JUNO Awards for Adult Contemporary Album of the Year. This year the SOCAN Foundation announced Nuela as a winner of the second annual Her Music Award.

Nuela has amassed over 4 million career streams to date, and placements on hit shows such as Jane the VirginTiny Pretty ThingsHouse of LiesThe Order and Finding Carter.

September 17th, 2022-a vertical pour from Clos Du Soleil and 3 new releases from Hester Creek

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This week – a vertical pour from Clos Du Soleil and 3 new releases from Hester Creek

THE SHOW

 

The invitation was just too good to pass up.

Michael Clark,  Winemaker and GM of Clos du Soleil Winery  in the Similkameen Valley was coming to Chambar Restaurant in Vancouver to pour two verticals of his wines.

Michael Clark

Best of all, he brought his Similkameen neighbour,  Master of Wine and co-owner of Little Farm Winery, Rhys Pender.

Rhys & Michael

First tasting was with Capella, their flagship white wine. A classic blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon.

The grapes are hand-harvested, de-stemmed and lightly crushed, then cold-soaked for several hours prior to pressing. The wine is fermented entirely in barrel (500L French oak puncheons), with the majority of the fermentations being spontaneous with wild yeast. In some years a portion of the barrels are allowed to go through wild malolactic fermentation as well. The wine is then aged on the lees for 9 months, with occasional lees stirring. Only the best lots are then blended for inclusion in Capella. The wine is filtered prior to bottling, but otherwise entirely unmanipulated.

Capella has truly earned a place in my wine world as one of my go-to favourites. That’s what happens when  wine becomes a treat for yourself and others. We tasted 2006/2009/2012/2017/2019/2021

The other vertical tasting was with their red icon Bordeaux blend Signature.

Signature is their flagship blend of red Bordeaux varieties, with most vintages including Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Malbec and Petit Verdot. Each variety and vineyard block is harvested separately, by hand, at optimal maturity and then gravity-fed to concrete tanks, where it is spontaneously fermented with indigenous yeast.

After a moderate post-fermentation maceration the wine is pressed in a basket press, and then aged for approximately 16 months in 100% French oak barrels, where it undergoes spontaneous malolactic fermentation. A rigorous barrel-selection process is used to determine the final blend. The resulting wine is bottled entirely unfined and unfiltered.

We tasted 2007/2009/2010/2013/2016/2017/2019.

 The Clos Du Soleil vineyards are primarily located on the upper bench of the southern Similkameen Valley, which has an arid, hot, desert-like climate, with rocky, mineral-rich soils that produce truly distinctive wines of ripe fruit character, fresh acidity, herbal notes and striking minerality.

Rhys Pender is the perfect co-host for this tasting as he has always tried to convince BC wine fans to cellar their special whites and enjoy them years later. Rhys has also taken part in these same varietal pours back home in Cawston with Michael and  brings with him the history of the wines and the vineyards.

Rhys Pender

@Clos du Soleil Winery

@[email protected]

www.closdusoleil.ca

 Our Second guest is Winemaker Mark Hopley of Hester Creek (Golden Mile)

A wonderful winemaker,  Mark Hopley would like all of us to know about three new releases.

Mark Hopley

2021 Ti Amo

Prosecco inspired, its primarily Pinot Gris, Gewürztraminer and Semillon. $21.99

This clean sparkling wine bursts with fragrant honeysuckle and orchard blossom notes. The inviting palate shows light Okanagan pear and candied citrus, with a light touch of sweetness. A perfect sparkling wine for entertaining,  brunch or desserts. At this price, its perfect for larger gatherings, weddings and receptions.

2019 Old Vine Brut $34.99

Made from rare Old Vine Pinot Blanc vines on the historic Golden Mile Bench Vineyard (Thank you Joe Busnardo)

This second vintage displays  light honey hued tones with fine, active beads. Bright lemon, brioche and ginger aromas. A fresh and inviting palate invites the joy of lemon zest and fresh biscuits, ending with a clean, and long finish.  Beautifully balanced blanc de blanc Brut. This is the wine to  celebrate with,  enjoy with an olive tapenade, spot prawn ceviche or fresh Pacific oysters with a Meyer lemon ginger mignonette sauce. Loved this bubble. It’s such a delight, you’ll find yourself smiling and giggling. Which, considering our times,  is never a bad thing. Highly recommended. Cellar up to 10 years.

2019 The Judge $49.99

What a beautiful  wine. I fell in love with this Bordeaux blend the first year they made it – 2008.

Made from the oldest vines on their property.

41 Merlot/31 Cab/28 Cab Franc. Barrel aged 24 months. Primarily French oak (New and Neutral)

Winemaker Mark Hopley judged from the best lots in their  cellar to make this iconic wine. Generous aromas of toasted caramel, dark chocolate, fresh blackberry, leather and sagebrush. The fabulous palate expresses ripe cherry, rich cocoa and savoury characteristics with a round, huge finish. A richly textured wine that pairs well with braised short ribs, thick rich stews or full-bodied cheeses.

Can be cellared up to 10 years.

Join Hester Creek  throughout next  weekend at the winery for daily live music, vendors, vineyard tours, and food trucks!   Special features for Friday, September 23rd  Food Truck – Pit Stop Smokery  ~ 12-4pm Vendors ~ 12-4pm Petit Pétale Flower Farm South Okanagan Snacks Live Music by the talented Ari Neufeld ~ 1-4pm ​patio & lawn

@Mark Hopley

www.hestercreek.com

 

STORIES WE’RE WORKING ON

 

Bartier Brothers

Township 7

Orofino

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mulligan Stew Sept 17th 2022-Special Guest Nuela Charles

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It’s going to be a busy Saturday night on the mighty 580.

Mulligan Stew welcomes Edmonton’s, Nuela CharlesFriday she releases her self-titled  4th album.

It’s got a great groove top to bottom and signals a breakthrough for Nuela. Taking charge of her career and stepping out.

Has dates in Germany in a week  and then appears at Breakout West in Calgary Sept 29 and Oct 1st

We talk about the songs and her future plus kind words about how CKUA  supported her career.

The complete interview – the whole thang – can be heard on the Mulligan Stew Podcast.

It’s Hank Williams birthday on Saturday – Yes,  we start with  Hank but then follow with Hank songs by Fats Domino, Norah Jones, Bob Dylan and ….Rockin’ Roy Forbes. (Taj as well..later on)

We lost Jimi Hendrix Sept 18 1970 – he’s ”remembered” (one of my most memorable interviews)

It’s harvest time all around us.

Sept 17th was also the date for the 15th Farm Aid in Bristow Virginia. We’re Playing 3 headliners..

Willie Nelson, BareNaked Ladies and Neil Young. Neil starts things off with a strong message about farmers and farming families.

New music from Nuela Charles/Whitehorse/Marcus King/Buddy Miller/The New Mastersounds/Margo Price/Mayer Hawthorne/Harrison Kennedy

Classics from The Band/Jackson Browne/The Beatles/The Who/Temps/Dan Mangan

All in All – a fun two hours..

-TDM

 

PLAYLIST:

Mulligan Stew Terry David Mulligan Guest Nuela Charles
Fall In Tedeschi Trucks Band I am the Moon (One)
The Walk Mayer Hawthorne New Blues Roots
The Obvious Child Paul Simon The Rhythm of the Saints
You lost me Harrison Kennedy Thanks for Tomorrow
Mulligan Stew Coming UP – Its all about HANK @tdmulligan
I’m so lonesome I could could cry Hank Williams Best of
Jambalaya Fats Domino best of FATS
Cold cold Heart Norah Jones Come away with me
I can’t get you out of my mind Bob Dylan Timeless Hank Williams
I’m so lonesome I could cry Roy Forbes Almost Overnight
Terry David Mulligan Mulligan Stew Year 26 NEXT – Margo. Beatles The Band
Been to the Mountain Margo Price single
Don’t let me down The Beates 67-70
Ain’t that a lot of love The Band Islands
[email protected] Coming UP – Jackson Browne Details at mulligan stew
The load out (live) Jackson Browne Running on Empty
Stay (live) Jackson Browne Running on Empty
Whatcha want The New Mastersounds with Eddie Roberts Whatcha Want
Mulligan Stew Coming – Farm Aid 2000 &remembering Jimi Guest Nuela Charles
Division 5 Whitehorse I’m not crying, You’re crying
Mind your own business Taj Mahal Senor Blues
Dark Cloud Marcus King Young Blood
The way you do the things you do The Temptaions Hitsville
Shelter me Buddy Miller Universal United House of Prayer
Peaks and Valleys Dan Mangan More or Less
Terry David Mulligan Requests [email protected] NEXT – Farm Aid 2000
From Hank to Hendrix (live) Neil Young Farm Aid 2000
On the road again Willie Nelson Farm Aid 2000
One Week (live) BareNaked Ladies Farm Aid 2000
Coming UP – The Who, Jimi and Nuela Charles Brings her new self titled album @tdmulligan
Happy Jack The Who Greatest Hits Live
Remember Jimi Hendrix Experience Are you experienced
Nuela Charles Interview complete interview – Mulligan Stew Podcast TDMulligan
Heavy Nuela Charles Nuela Charles
Nuela Charles Interview TDMulligan
-Complete Interview Mulligan Stew Podcast
Worthy Nuela Charles Nuela Charles
Nuela Charles Interview Complete Interview – Mulligan Stew Podcast @tdmulligan
Save Me Nuela Charles Nuela Charles

 

EP 222 | Lake Street Dive New Album ‘Fun Machine: The Sequel’ A conversation with Michael Calabrese

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Guest Michael Calabrese – Lake Street Dive.

New album Fun Machine – The Sequel  Just out Friday.

It’s 10 years since their breakout album Fun Machine.

They’re even looser and cooler 10 years later and waaaaay more popular.

The band described the new EP: “Imagine you walk into your favorite local dive bar and Lake Street Dive is on stage, doing our regular weekly gig for $5 a head. These are the songs we’d be covering there and how we’d be playing them. Some deep cuts, some sentimental favorites, and some (hopefully) epic crowd pleasers.”

Covers of Pointer Sisters, Bonnie Raitt, Carole King, etc..but all with a cool groove, great singing, and bang-on arrangements.

Hugely popular – this is the second visit to The Mulligan Stew Podcast from Michael Calabrese, original member and drummer of Lake Street Dive.

Play the Orpheum in Vancouver Oct 11

Mulligan Stew Sept 10th 2022- Featured Guest Michael Calabrese-Lake Street Dive

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Michael Calabrese.  Original member and drummer return to The Stew. Their new album Fun Machine The Sequel drops Friday.

It’s been 10 years since the first Fun Machine album when they played  small noisy bars .  Now, 10 years later on their current tour  this weekend they play Radio City Music  Hall (sold out),  2 nights at Hollywood Bowl and 2 nights at The Fox in Oakland. Plus an Oct 11 date at the Orpheum in Vancouver.

Plus Ann Vriend (now being called AV) is returning to her porch in McCauley area of Edmonton  Sunday afternoon at 2 pm for a free neighborhood show. ( Please take a look at Merch available)

(1/2 block East of Lucky 97)

New single Don’t Wait from Everybody Matters is out now.

Saturday Donors on Stew would like early rock, R&B, soul. Lining up James Brown. Sam Cooke, The Killer JLL, Ben E King, The Drifters, Rev Al Green

AND

We play the top three tracks in Q&A Magazines Best British Song of all Time. “The ultimate sonic rendition of what it means to be British”

Bands are Kinks. Beatles and Oasis. 

Can you name the song and order? 

The podcast is the complete Lake Street Dive interview. 

Upcoming guests include 

Ken Ehrlich. Legendary Grammy Producer who wrote album notes for his friend Mac Rebennack and his last new album Things Happen That Way. Lots of Dr John memories. 

Nuela Charles – new album 

Art Bergmann – dealing with loss. 

Joe Keithley – Runs for Re-election 

 Kandle & Neil Osborne – The Family Curse 

PLAYLIST:

Mulligan Stew Terry David Mulligan Ann Vriend and Lake Street Dive
I want you back Lake Street Dive Fun Machine – EP
Who’s foolin’ Who Ann Vriend Everybody Matters
I’ve got to get to you Dion. Boz Scaggs got to get to you
Sailin’ Shoes Joey Landreth All that you dream
Today’s guests Ann Vriend & Lake Street Dive Mulligan Stew Year 26 @tdmulligan
Love and Happiness Rev. Al Green I’m still in love with you
The Stew TDMulligan playlist at mulliganstew
Tutti Fruiti Little Richard Little Richard
TDM Coming UP Jerry Lee, Ben E King. Drifters @tdmulligan
Spanish Harlem Ben E King Spanish Harlem
CKUA Mulligan Stew Guests: Ann Vriend & Lake Street Dive
This Magic Moment The Drifters Golden Hits
QMag Best Brit song of all time a song that says/feels what it means to be British’ We play the Top Three
WonderWall Oasis What’s the Story (Morning Glory)
Waterloo Sunset The Kinks Picture Book
A day in the Life The Beatles Sgt Pepper
Coming UP Lake Street Dive New Album Fun Machine: The Sequel
Out of sight James Brown and the Famous Flames Star Time
Bring it on Home Sam Cooke (with Lou Rawls) Best of
Next on Hour Two of The Stew New Dr John &classic Neville Brothers Interview with Lake Street Dive
Sleeping dogs best left alone Dr John Things Happen That Way
VooDoo The Neville Brothers Yellow Moon
Goodbye Jimmy Reed Bob Dylan Rough and Rowdy Ways
Love and Affection Joan Armatrading Joan Armatrading
High and Lonesome Robert Plant & Alison Krauss Raise the Roof
TDMulligan Welcomes Ann Vriend and Lake Street Dive @tdmulligan
Requests [email protected] NEXT Ann Vriend & Lake Street Dive Interviews and new music
Ann Vriend Interview 2PM Sunday Free Concert on her porch near East of Lucky 97
Don’t Wait AV – Ann Vriend Everybody Matters
Never make your move too soon (live) BBKing. The Crusaders. Royal Phil. Royal Jam
Michael Calabrese Interview Lake Street Dive Playing tonight Radio City Music Hall
Nick of Time Lake Street Dive Fun Machine – The Sequel
Michael Calabrese Interview Complete interview on Mulligan Stew Podcast
Linger Lake Street Dive Fun Machine – The Sequel
Michael Calebrese Interview Complete Int on Mulligan Stew Podcast Album Fun Machine – The Sequel
Automatic Lake Street Dive Fun Machine – The Sequel

September 10th, 2022 – 812 Wines.  20 Platinum. Here’s 5 of the very best 2021 BC Lt. Governors Winners.

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812 Wines.  20 Platinum. We present  5 of the very best 2021 BC Lt. Gov Winners.

THE SHOW

 The press release said..

A panel of judges from Canada and the US tasted more than 800 wines, and awarded gold, silver, and platinum medals to 90 British Columbian wineries”

I know most of these judges. They cannot be fooled or influenced. They take great pride in getting the winners right. 12 of the 14 judges have been guests on Tasting Room Radio. I pay attention to what they have to say.

On and off the air.

Congratulations to all the wineries and to Tim Pawsey – Winner of the Harry McWatters Award.

There simply wasn’t time to talk to all 20 Platinum winners but we were able to stalk and corner…

 

 

Wine of the Year winner David Patterson – GM & Winemaker of Tantalus 2018 Old Vines Riesling (East Kelowna)

David Patterson

 

Grant Stanley – Winemaker at Spearhead Winery. . (East Kelowna) 3 Platinum Pinot Noirs

Grant Stanley

 

Lorin Inglis – GM at ENRICO Winery (Cowichan Valley) 2020 Shining Armour Pinot Gris

TDM and Lorin Ingles

 

Jeff Hundertmark – Head Winemaker Mt Boucherie  (West Kelowna) 2020 Original Vine Semillon/2018 Reserve Syrah

Jeff Hundertmark

 

Gaurev Maan – Maan Farms Estate Winery – 2020 Raspberry Table Wine (Frazer Valley)

The Mann Family

 

Elan Morris – GM OK Wine Festivals. (Kelowna)

Here is the complete 2021 Platinum List – Congratulations All.

  • Arrowleaf Cellars – 2019 Riesling
  • Burrowing Owl Estate Winery – 2019 Syrah
  • CedarCreek Estate Winery – 2020 Platinum Home Block Rosé
  • Chain Reaction Winery – 2019 Tailwind Pinot Gris
  • ENRICO WINERY – 2020 Shining Armour Pinot Gris
  • Inniskillin Okanagan Estate Winery – 2018 Estate Riesling Icewine
  • Kismet Estate Winery – 2018 Cabernet Franc Reserve
  • Liquidity Wines – 2020 Rosé
  • Maan Farms Estate Winery – 2020 Raspberry Table Wine
  • Mission Hill Family Estate – 2019 Terroir Collection Vista’s Edge Cabernet Franc
  • Mission Hill Family Estate – 2019 Perpetua
  • Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery – 2020 Original Vines Sémillon
  • Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery – 2018 Reserve Syrah
  • Silhouette Estate Winery – N/V Boyd Classic Cuveé
  • Silkscarf Winery – 2017 Syrah-Viognier
  • SpearHead Winery – 2019 Pinot Noir Saddle Block
  • SpearHead Winery – 2019 Pinot Noir Cuveé
  • SpearHead Winery – 2019 Pinot Noir Golden Retreat
  • Tantalus Vineyards – 2018 Chardonnay
  • Three Sisters Winery – 2019 Rebecca

The full list of medal winners can be found on the Okanagan Wine Festivals Society website.

Tantalus.ca

Enricowinery.com

Spearhead.ca

mtboucherie.com

maanfarms.com

thewinefestivals.com

 

 

STORIES WE’RE WORKING ON:

Hester Creek

Bartier Brothers

Victoria Wine festival

Clos de Soleil Vertical Pour

Township 7

Orofino

 

 

 

 

 

Mulligan Stew Sept 3rd 2022- Blow The Walls Out!

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Two donors this week.

The first, The Witt Family  in Calgary,  suggested a September theme,  after prodding from me.

I’d been working  on a half dozen tracks that describe  what the change of season feels like musically.

The Temptations “it was the 3rd of Sept”

Earth Wind and Fire

Frazey Ford

Rosanne and Johnny Cash

Corb Lund

Willie Nelson

Mixed in are new tracks from California Honeydrops, Son Real, Tedeschi Trucks Band, The Waterboys.

And two classics  Pride and Joy from Marvin Gaye and Mercy, Mercy, Mercy from Cannonball Adderley

Hour Two – completely different donor and direction  (Brian Barrish)

We exchanged verbs and adjectives.

“What can I play?”

“Its the last Saturday of the Summer

BLOW THE WALLS OUT”

 

Thus

Fabulous Thunderbirds

Baldrey

Honeydrippers

Aretha

Bonnie Raitt

Bob Marley/Wailers

Tom Petty Live

Van the man Live at The  Last Waltz

Steely Dan Live

Mariel Buckley, Harrison Kennedy and John Prine

 

Interviews coming

Nuela Charles

Early James

The Family Curse

Ken Ehrlich – Dr John album

 

 

HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND

 

 

PLAYLIST:

Mulligan Stew Terry David Mulligan CKUA Radio
Papa was a Rolling Stone The Temptations 20th Century Masters
September Earth Wind and Fire September
September Fields Frazey Ford Indian Ocean
September it comes Rosanne and Johnny Cash Rules of Travel
September Corb Lund Cabin Fever (Deluxe)
September Song Willie Nelson Stardust
September Songs on September Stew TDMullligan The Stew is now On Demand
I miss you (Part 1) The California Honeydrops Single
Remember Me for Me Son Real (with Lily Moore) Single
The September Stew Terry David Mulligan mulliganstewdotca
Soul Sweet Song Tedeschi Trucks Band I am the Moon 4: Farewell
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy! Cannonball Adderley Quintet
Jazz Profile: Cannonball Adderley
TDMulligan Mulligan Stew Year 26 Find us – CKUA On Demand
Passing Through The Waterboys All Souls Hill
Pride and Joy Marvin Gaye Hitsville
NEXT – We ‘blow the walls off’ The September Stews TDMulligan
Look at that !Look at that! The Fabulous Thunderbirds The Essential FB
Don’t try to lay no Boogie Long John Baldry It ain’t easy
Rockin’ at Midnight The Honeydrippers The Honeydrippers Vol 1
The Weight Aretha Franklin This girl’s in Love with you
Love so strong Bonnie Raitt Just like that
Could you be loved Bob Marley and the Wailers Uprising
mulliganstewdotca -Blowing’ the walls off NEXT – Tom Petty Live
Breakdown (live) Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers Pack up the Plantation (LIVE)
Where I used to be Mariel Buckley Where I used to be
TDM Coming UP – The Band and Steely Dan LIVE -Blowing the Walls off
All I need is you Harrison Kennedy (Ruthie Foster. Colin Linden) Thanks for Tomorrow
Coming Up Van and The Band Live Steely Dan Live
Caravan (live) The Band with Van Morrison The Last Waltz
Reeling ‘ in the Years (live) Steely Dan N. East Corridor
Thanks for Listening Check out The Stew at CKUA On Demand Blow your own walls off
Summer’s End John Prine The Tree of Forgiveness