Episodes: Masonry

EP 230 | Director Teresa Alfeld and original Slug Simon Kendall-Doug and the Slugs and Me Documentary

The film is a documentary Doug and the Slugs and Me.  The Me is Teresa. The doc is working its way through film festivals and will eventually appear on CBC Gem. It’s been said if there was no Doug and the Slugs there would have been no BareNaked Ladies. Led by the charming and clever...

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Mulligan Stew Nov 5th 2022- Barney Bentall and Caribou Express plus Doug and the Slugs Documentary

Barney Bentall guests in the first hour Barney Bentall and the Caribou Express are touring through the West. Raising serious money for Food Banks and city/town support groups. They do it every year. They have raised over 4 Million dollars!! Barney says putting this group together and keeping it focused is  “like a goat rodeo” This year...

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November 5th, 2022- Let’s head for the Gaspareau Valley and Benjamin Bridge!

Jason Priestley and I were shooting year two of Hollywood and Vines with Producer Chad Oakes. It was Jason who suggested Guadalupe Valley in Mexico, and Walla Walla in Washington. So, I paid attention when he said. Let’s head for the Gaspareau Valley… Sure!  Where exactly is the Gaspareau? Just outside Halifax. And they’re growing...

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October 29th, 2022 -New wines and Spirits at IVSA Victoria

New wines and Spirits at IVSA Victoria THE SHOW Got my semi-annual invite from IVSA – The Import Vintners and Spirits Association..one of the largest representative bodies of beverage alcohol import agents in Canada. The very people who seek out great winemakers and distillers and then represent them to our liquor industry and down the...

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EP 229 | HOLDEN: After and Before The story, The book, The podcast.

It took me the whole of Summer 2022 to read and complete Tara McGuire’s book Holden After and Before. I’ve known and really liked Tara for a long time. We were in radio together and apart but – in radio. It’s a small community,  at times. I’ve written and said publicly that this was the...

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EP 228 | Susan Tedeschi/Tedeschi Trucks New Album ‘lam The Moon’

Susan Tedeschi co-partner with  Derek Trucks in life and music is our guest this week. We first talked to Susan in May when the first Moon album,  Crescent was released. This  is the rest of the story Tedeschi Trucks Band has created “one of those albums” that will become the standard by which all other such...

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Mulligan Stew October 22nd 2022 – Susan Tedeschi/Tedeschi Trucks Band I Am The Moon Part Two

In early May, Tedeschi Trucks released a new album I Am The Moon. Amazingly, it was announced that Moon would be released as four albums. Crescent Ascension The Fall Farewell. Susan Tedeschi and I had a great talk about the genesis of the albums. Starting with playing the entire Eric Clapton Layla album in concert and discovering that...

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October 22nd, 2022- Harvest Season Sparkling Wines-

2022 Harvest Season Sparkling Wines This weeks TRR didn’t start out as a bubble special., It’s just the way the boxes opened. Mary McDermott – Winemaker Township 7 (Langley and Naramata Bench) Before she arrived in the Okanagan Mary made sparkling wines at Peller, also spending time at Stratus and Cave Springs. Under her leadership...

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EP 227 | Harrison Kennedy

HARRISON KENNEDY was awarded the 2016 “Blues Album of the Year” JUNO for his album “This Is From Here”.  This was the 6th nomination for the Hamilton, ON. based artist. Now comes his latest album Thanks for Tomorrow Harrison Kennedy was born and raised in Hamilton, Ontario.  His family had roots in New Orleans and Tennessee,[ Kennedy sang in the Stewart Memorial...

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October 15th, 2022- It’s The Bartier Bros Show, starring Michael Bartier!!

It’s The Bartier Bros Show, starring Michael Bartier!!   Just one story today – Michael Bartier – GM and Director of Bartier Bros. Vineyards and Winery (South Okanagan) What started out as a two segment interview with wine legend Michael Bartier almost immediately became this entire edition of Tasting Room Radio. Why, you ask? Because...

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Mulligan Stew Oct 15th 2022-David Myles and Harrison Kennedy

Both living large on the CKUA Top 30. David Myles you all know from his four years as a host/producer on CKUA (Myles from Home) and his now 15 album career as a prime singer/songwriter. He departed Myles from Home because he needed the time to construct,  produce and tour his new album It’s just...

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October 8th 2022- Checking in with The Neighbourhood!!

Checking in with The Neighbourhood!!   THE SHOW  Tasting Room Radio has been celebrating Canadian wine and food for 15 years. We could not have stayed the course and grown without  the support of our segment sponsors Thus, each year we make a point of making a feature fuss about our neighbors. Thing is, we’d...

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