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The Sipster's Wine Podcast

Luke Whittall

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Hello Sipsters! Welcome to the newest podcast about a new way to experience wine. There will be no simplified point scores or effusive tasting notes – only experiences with wine. Based on the popular book "The Sipster’s Pocket Guide to 50 Must-Try BC Wines", this podcast will feature conversations with people who experience wines in their own way – wine lovers, winemakers, winery owners, influencers, and wine collectors. Pop the cork on your podcast app and enjoy the wine experience! Hosted ...
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . This week on the podcast, Jessie Hopwood returns for a visit to catch up and talk about the state of BC’s wine industry after a crazy winter. We'll catch up with why there haven't been any podcasts lately, how to get into the wine industry, and why you s…
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . It’s the first annual SIPPIE AWARDS and here are the WINNERS! Modelled after the BC LG awards, the Sippies are my way of telling you about all kinds of Canadian wines. I’ve written about some of them but there are often others that I can’t include in my …
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . Here's a little bit of fun to start off the podcast in 2024. It's the first annual SIPPIE AWARDS!! Modelled after the BC LG awards, the Sippies are my way of telling you about all kinds of Canadian wines. I've written about some of them but there are oft…
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . This week’s podcast features Ann Sperling, a legendary wine maker from BC who has been in Ontario now for many years. She has a long family history in BC and is the great-granddaughter of Giovanni Casorso, who is (if we need one) the real father of BC’s …
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . You will hear 2 other voices on this week’s podcast and those will be of Graham Rennie and Matt Loney. Graham is the found of The Niagara Custom Crush Studio in Vineland, Ontario and Matt Loney is the General Manager. They are innovative and pushing the …
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . Want some history? How about finding out what American outlaw Jesse James did to leave his mark on the Staff family property. This is part 2 of my conversation with Sue-Ann Staff of Sue-Ann Staff Estate Winery in Jordan, Ontario. Support the Show. Contac…
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . This is the second podcast that I recorded while travelling in Ontario. The voice you heard at the beginning belongs to Sue-Ann Staff, from Sue-Ann Staff Estate Winery located south of Jordan, Ontario on the top of the escarpment. Sue-Ann was such a bund…
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . Vittorio de Stafano from On Seven Estate Winery joins me in this conversation about starting a super-premium winery with a focused portfolio build on Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. His Chardonnay left me utterly speechless when tasting it for the first time …
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . Noelle Starzynski, wine marketer extraordinaire, joins me on the podcast this week. She is perhaps best known for her work with Lakeside Cellars in Osoyoos, BC where she has been working for the past 5 years helping to build their brand and hospitality p…
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . This is the defacto Part 2 of my previous episode with Jess Hopwood from Farm to Glass Wine Tours. In this podcast, you will hear the voices of Jody and Costa Gavaris from Rigour and Whimsy Winery in Okanagan Falls, along with Jess and I as we taste thro…
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . This might be get loud. Do not adjust your devices. This is what real enthusiasm for wine sounds like. Carl and his wife Mira are partnered in running Carl's Wine Club. Carl joined me recently in the Sipster's studio for a chat about Canadian wine. He's …
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . The fall is always a busy time in the industry and even though I no longer work in the cellars as part of the harvest, I am still busy busy busy. I'm kicking off the second season of The Sipster's Wine Podcast with tons of announcements! PLUS! You will g…
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . You never know who you're going to meet when you work at a winery. This is a recent conversation with Kaila Kliewer, formerly a wine sales professional on the coast with a background in hospitality, who I actually met 10 years ago! (That's a good story t…
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . This is a different episode, recorded within the smoke-filled Okanagan Valley. It has not been an easy time here lately and this podcast is a little window into that time when smoke clogs the valley and fires dominate the news. Some of the links mentione…
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . If it’s one thing I’ve learned from my years of producing a podcast, it’s that I can plan anything I want to, with as much detail and precision as I am capable of, but in the end the results are usually out of my control. I don’t have a journalism backgr…
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . *If you haven't yet, you should probably listen to Part 1 of this conversation first.* I first met Laura in early 2018, I believe through social media (although it was a bit of a blurry time in my life at that point so I might be wrong). In any case, we …
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . I first met Laura in early 2018, I believe through social media (although it was a bit of a blurry time in my life at that point so I might be wrong). In any case, we spent the afternoon chatting about wine and looking at the lake in the warm spring sun.…
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . It's another flashback episode this week featuring Steve Venables from Forbidden Fruit Winery in the Similkameen Valley. This is a slightly ASMR interview since it was recorded outside in February on a beautiful day while sitting near the banks of the mi…
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . So where the heck have I been? Lots of places. Listen to this podcast to hear about where I was and what's I've got planned for the future. Support the Show. Contact me at sipsterswinepodcast@gmail.com! Purchase copies of "The Sipsters Pocket Guides" her…
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . If you think you know something about BC Wine but you don't know who John Schreiner is, then you still have a lot to learn about wine in this province. Wine in BC (and Canada) has not always been as good as it is now. At least a generation of wine drinke…
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . If you think you know something about BC Wine but you don't know who John Schreiner is, then you still have a lot to learn about wine in this province. Wine in BC (and Canada) has not always been as good as it is now. At least a generation of wine drinke…
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . This week I chat with Charlotte Messines, who works at Thompson and Scott who produce the Noughty Wines in London, England. Never heard of that winery? Well, they produce a whole line of no-alcohol wines that are really taking off right now. They’ve been…
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . Part 2 of my conversation with Natalie MacLean, one of Canada’s most recognizable wine personalities. She has appeared regularly on television, newspaper and magazine columns, as well as online through her website at Nataliemaclean.com. She is the author…
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . Natalie MacLean is one of Canada’s most recognizable wine personalities. She has appeared regularly on television, newspaper and magazine columns, as well as online through her website at Nataliemaclean.com. She is the author of two previous books that I…
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . Yvonne Turgeon is the founder and editor of Thompson Okanagan Trends Magazine. We met for the first time last week at an industry function and we recorded this podcast yesterday (if you are listening to it the day that it is released). You might remember…
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . What's here? The Sipster's Pocket Guide to 50 Must-Try BC Wines, Volume 2 is now out! Buy it at Mosaic Books in Kelowna! Buy it at Munro Books in Victoria! You can buy it here! You can buy it there! You can buy it everywhere! You can also buy it directly…
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . DJ Lady of the Mist, aka my friend and occasional musical partner Misty Rose joins me on this week's podcast. I’ve known Misty for about 7 or 8 years now and together we form the guitar and flute duet called Pairing Notes. Sadly, it took a long time for …
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . Blair Gillingham joins me on the podcast this week. He is the winemaker at Howling Bluff Estate Winery in Naramata but has been in the wine business since he was a teenager. He's experienced a lot of vintages in many countries around the world, which he’…
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . Wine and social media used to be a classic pairing. Wine enthusiasts found an outlet for their passion and generously shared their experiences on social media platforms like Twitter and Instagram to share with their friends and learn about others' experi…
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . Jennifer and Kent Molgat from The View Winery and Vineyard and Ward’s Cider in Kelowna are on the podcast this week! If you have a copy of The Sipster's Pocket Guide to 50 Must-Try BC Wines, volume 1 – turn to page 108 (reminds me of “helm to 108!” – if …
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . This week I am delighted to bring you an interview with Tonia McArthur. Although Tonia is trained in with WSET, she has developed a brilliant way to help you score wines that is accessible but without pandering or dumbing anything down. She put it all in…
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . If Kayla Bordignon's enthusiasm for BC wine was contagious, we would quickly have another pandemic on our hands. (Too soon?) The fact is that her love of BC wine is overflowing and it is not hard to get caught up in it when speaking with her. Kayla's web…
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . Zac Brown and Julie Powell from Alderlea Vineyard join me on the podcast this week. They are on Vancouver near Duncan and took over Alderlea from founder Roger Dosman in 2017. Since then, they have continued to build Alderlea with the same level of enthu…
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . It's a shorter episode today, taking a little time to answer the big questions: What is a "wine tour" exactly? What is with all of those empty bottles in my kitchen? What does it mean to be a Sipster? Burning questions, all of them, I know. Sit back with…
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . It's my reunion with one of my earliest wine friends, Calli Bailey. A frequent guest on my old podcast, Calli and I have seen each other infrequently in the past 6 years. This podcast is more than just reminiscing though – in the years since she and I fi…
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . There are a lot of people in this episode! It was a beautiful day at the District Wine Village in Oliver as the Okanagan Wine Festival Society launched a new event - Winterfest. Thank you to Kimberley Hundertmark for inviting me to to this great event. I…
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . This week's episode is a flashback to an event that happened almost 10 years ago! At the time, the Oyster Festival in Osoyoos was the unofficial start to the summer wine season and it was always a ton of fun. Join me for this time capsule flashback (cour…
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . Kimberly Hundertmark and I talk about the Winter Wine Festival and the future of festivals here in the Okanagan. She is General Manager of the Okanagan Wine Festival Society and one half of the Hundertmark wine power couple, along with her husband Jeff, …
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . It's my birthday this week and for my birthday, I am releasing this podcast featuring Michael J McCoy, the great wine shop host and wine book connoisseur. Michael compiles a guide, called the "Quick Reference Guide to Wine Knowledge Resources". If you ha…
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . Part 2 of my conversation with the Joanne DiGeso of Sommwine.com Support the Show. Contact me at sipsterswinepodcast@gmail.com! Purchase copies of "The Sipsters Pocket Guides" here! Support the Sipsters Podcast by subscribing! Read Sipster's ICONS (Becau…
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . Joanne DiGeso from Sommwine in Whistler, British Columbia can take an already-fun topic - wine - and make it even more! She's a total blast to chat with, which is why this is the first 2-part Sipster's Wine Podcast ever. She's also a return guest from wa…
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . Hope you are all having a great holidays and spending time off with your family. More podcasts coming up in the new year! Support the Show. Contact me at sipsterswinepodcast@gmail.com! Purchase copies of "The Sipsters Pocket Guides" here! Support the Sip…
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . This week, I welcome Annika Betts from the Gone West Wine Club to the podcast. Annika has a great perspective on the Canadian wine industry and chose to make the Okanagan Valley's wine industry her home. Support the Show. Contact me at sipsterswinepodcas…
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . We are talking international wines this week with my guest Marcia J Hamm. She is enamoured with the wines of Italy so much that she became a certified expert in Italian wines! Find Marcia online at JoyofWine.org. Support the Show. Contact me at sipstersw…
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . It's reunion time! Jennifer Schell Lirag and I get together for our first visit in years to talk wine, food, and cookbooks! She has written 4 of them and knows her stuff when it comes to the perfect pairings. Her recent book, The BC Wine Lover's Cookbook…
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . Why is podcasting booming now? What is the appeal? There must be some reason by podcasts are becoming more popular. How does this relate to wine? Join me for this exploration of wine and memory with some vintage guest appearances by Terry Meyer Stone and…
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . Star somm, wine educator, and winemaker Mireille Sauvé joins me on the podcast today. We enjoy a bottle of Chardonnay from her winery, Lakeboat Vineyard and Winery in Kaleden, BC. Find me online at Sipsterswinepodcast.ca. Support the Show. Contact me at …
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . This week, I have a fantastic chat with Jenna White, aka @ThatBCWineGirl. From starting to learn about wine at a young age to taking photos drinking wine in the snow, Jenna's positive attitude about BC wine and the world of wine is infectious. Catch her …
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . This week, a simple podcast about the book that inspired The Sipsters guide, a BIG announcement, and a big question for listeners. Find me online at Sipsterswinepodcast.ca. Support the Show. Contact me at sipsterswinepodcast@gmail.com! Purchase copies of…
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Text us your wine questions, craziest wine experiences, or if you just have a comment for us. . In this episode, I am joined by Doug Bell, entrepreneur, podcaster, and owner of Northern Lights Winery in Prince George, BC. Find me online at Sipsterswinepodcast.ca. Support the Show. Contact me at sipsterswinepodcast@gmail.com! Purchase copies of "The…
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