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Kevin Ecock's WinePod

Jun 17, 2019

Douglas Green Bellingham (DGB) is the largest privately owned collection of wineries in South Africa.

Greg Guy International Director for DGB came in to the WinePod to discuss South Africa and its wines.

Since we recorded this DGB has been honored by the MUNDUS VINI International Awards as Best South African Producer....


Jun 12, 2019

Paul Speck is one of three brothers who run the highly successful Henry of Pelham winery on Canada's Niagara peninsula.

Henry of Pelham works with a number of mottos two of which tells us that their vineyards and wines are 'Tradition Reinvented' and 'Not Just Good Wine - Beautiful Wine'. Both are true!

This episode is a...


Jun 6, 2019

In this epsisode I chat with Marcos Fernandez, Head Winemaker of the award winning Dona Paula vineyard in Argentina. 

Dona Paula is one of the labels withing the fabulous Santa Rita Estates. The other four - Santa Rita, Carmen, Terra Andina and Nativa are in Chile.

Marcos visited Dublin recently (Marcos is on the left:...


May 29, 2019

I was fortunate to be invited by BWG(Spar, Londis, Mace, Eurospar) to visit the Poggio al Casone vineyard in Tuscany.

We arrived at a resort of the highest quality nestled into the middle of some of the prettiest organic vineyards in Italy!

For two days Piergiorgio Castellani instructed us into how his family...


May 23, 2019

In this episode Duncan Browne guides us through the world of the absolutely fabulous Gusbourne English Sparkling Wine

I don't usually use the phrase ' off the charts' with respect to high quality in wine - mainly because its actually quite a rare thing! Nevertheless, that's exactly what I thought on each of the three...