Show Notes: Episode 9 – Christmas

December 19, 2015 § Leave a comment

Episode 9 – Link to Podcast

Segment 1 ~ Grannies Shortbread.

Chef Travis from the Pendray Restaurant at the Gatsby Mansion talks about what is new including his Grannies shortbread recipe, Christmas afternoon tea, and the grounds surrounding the Gatsby Mansion.

Segment 2 ~ Christmas Morning

Recommended Cream Liqueur for 2015 Christmas is the Forty Creek Cream. Made in Grimsby, Ont. with real Canadian Whisky & real Canadian Cream.

Recommended Brandy for Brandy & Egg Nogg is the Torres 5 Year. In my opinion it is the best brandy of the entry level brandies.

Recommended Rum for Rum & Egg Nogg is the Kraken Black Spiced Rum.

Segment 3 ~ Christmas Breakfast

Here are a few choice Prosecco for your Christmas morning Mimosa.

Terre Prosecco ~ $18 (private stores only)

La Marca Prosecco ~ $16

Some Budget sparklers for Mimosa.

Henkell Troken ~$12

Segura Viudas ~ $13-$15

Jean Louis ~ $11-$13

Segment 4 ~ Christmas Dinner Wine Pairings

White

Gehringer Brother’s Ehrenfelser (BC)~ $13-$14

Prospect Winery Riesling  (BC) ~ $12-$13

Selbach Oster Riesling (Germany) ~ $16

Blue Grouse Gamay Rosé (Vancouver Island) ~ $15

Hester Creek Pinot Gris 3L (BC) ~ $45 (bottle equivalent $12)

Mission Hill Reserve Chardonnay (BC) ~ $19-$20

Red

Casa Viva Pinot Noir (Chile) ~ $14-$16 (private stores only)

Simple Life Pinot Noir (Italy) ~ $13

Gabbiano Chianti Classico (Italy) ~ $17-$20

Seven Deadly Zins (California) ~ $20

Ravenswood Lodi Zinfandel (California) ~ $18

Ca’ Montebello Barbera (Italy) ~ $18 (private stores only)

Buy of the Week

Sileni 2014 Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc

Thanks for listening. Tune in next week when it is all about Sparkling Wines and the best known hangover cure.

Cheers

the Dork UnCorked

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