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THE WINE REGIONS OF ONTARIO
RUNNING TIME: 24 MINUTES

With a focus on quality, Ontario’s wine regions delight the senses. This behind the scenes journey introduces today’s inspired winemakers, skillfully combining innovation with experience to produce dazzling wines. You’ll discover why Ontario is developing a loyal following for their wide range of award winning food friendly wines.

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THE ART OF MAKING WINE
RUNNING TIME: 29 MINUTES

In this episode we follow the fascinating process of how wine is made - from vineyard to glass. Join our host, Michael Fagan, as he travels to wine producing regions around the world and explores the art and science of grape growing and winemaking.

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WINES OF CHILE
RUNNING TIME: 25 MINUTES

In this program you will discover Chile's secret to success as a world class wine producing nation. Chile has it all; wines of purity and intensity, an industry made up of passionate and dedicated people, all nestled between the majestic Andes Mountains and Pacific Ocean.

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WINES OF CALIFORNIA
RUNNING TIME: 29 MINUTES

Discover how California set the benchmark for the New World style of winemaking. California wines rival the best in the world, and are amazingly diverse; from the delightful White Zinfandel to the highly prized collector wines of Napa and Sonoma. Join Michael Fagan as he meets leading wine personalities and travels through the "Golden State" that offers something for every wine enthusiast.

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WINES OF SOUTH AFRICA
RUNNING TIME: 26 MINUTES

Majestic mountains. Spectacular beaches. Fertile valleys. South Africa is a land of stunning natural beauty. Join host Michael Fagan as he discovers this exciting region whose wines strike a delicate balance between Old World finesse and New World power. Visit six of South Africa’s major wine producing areas, and learn why South Africa is where wine lovers are turning for diversity, value and quality.

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WINES OF ALSACE
RUNNING TIME: 29 MINUTES

Nestled between the Vosges Mountains and the Rhine River, Alsace is a picturesque landscape of quilted vineyards and quaint medieval villages. Join our host Michael Fagan, as we travel through this little corner of France and discover its wines, indulge in its cuisine and revel in its natural beauty.

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PORT
RUNNING TIME: 26 MINUTES

Sweet, strong and savory, Port is one of the world's most famous wines. Join your host Michael Fagan as we travel east along the mighty Douro by train and see the incredibly steep, hot and rocky terrain where Port grapes are grown and must be laboriously picked by hand. Meet some of Portugal's most distinguished producers and examine the many different styles of Port as we transcend the traditional pairing of Port with Stilton and discover Port's versatility.

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WINES OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST
RUNNING TIME: 28 MINUTES

Come and join the LCBO’s Michael Fagan on a journey to the Pacific Northwest and discover one of America’s best-kept wine secrets. Meet the pioneers responsible for Oregon’s world-renowned Pinot Noir and discover why Washington State’s wine regions are establishing a reputation for powerful reds and refined whites. Panoramic views, lush wilderness and vast mountain ranges — the American Pacific Northwest offers a bounty of treasures for outdoor enthusiasts and wine lovers alike.

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ONTARIO ICEWINE
RUNNING TIME: 24 MINUTES

Discover why Icewine is the most luxurious jewel in the crown of Canada's growing wine industry. Join host Michael Fagan as he travels through Ontario's frozen vineyards and meets the talented people behind the magic. Bundled up, we'll join the harvest and learn how these frozen grapes are crafted into one of the world's sweetest vinous treasures - Icewine.

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WINES OF BORDEAUX
RUNNING TIME: 32 MINUTES

In this episode, we travel through the historic vineyards of Bordeaux and discover why this region produces wine with such a prestigious worldwide reputation. Join our host Michael Fagan as we explore the wines, the people, and the Chateaux of this famous region.

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CALIFORNIA WINE COUNTRY
RUNNING TIME: 23 MINUTES

From Santa Barbara to Sonoma County, from Paso Robles to the Napa Valley, host Michael Fagan leads you on a journey throughout historic California Wine Country. Discover how geography, climate and winemaking skill come together to forge distinctive wine styles in some of California’s finest wine producing regions - and meet the people behind the label. This episode of Discover is your guide to understanding the inimitable character that defines California wine and food.

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WINES OF THE RHÔNE VALLEY
RUNNING TIME: 26 MINUTES

France’s Rhône Valley is a wine lover’s paradise. In this episode, wine educator Michael Fagan leads us on an exciting voyage of discovery through the unique terrain of this ancient region. Travel from the steep and stony hills of the north to the sunny Mediterranean influenced south to experience the diversity of flavours, wine styles and foods that this region has to offer.

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  4. Will I be charged if I subscribe to the podcast?

    No. This video podcast series is free of charge. However, the LCBO (Liquor Control Board of Ontario) retains the rights of ownership to this content. Redistribution is prohibited.

 
 

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