This week’s episode of The Adelaide Show, celebrates Ralf Hadzic without the F-word. Ralf was previously on The Adelaide Show in episode 119, in which we squeezed many stories from him about the time in his life when he played Fat Cat on television. But this week, we are talking about his tour company, Life Is A Cabernet, which not only shows people around our glorious wineries in SA but also transports visiting stars, most recently, Lionel Richie, when they come to Adelaide.
This week, the SA Drink Of The Week is a wine from Ochota Barrels.
In IS IT NEWS, Nigel challenges us on stories about flying visits.
In 100 Weeks Ago, we take you back to our interview with Todd Fischer, our musical curator.
And in the musical pilgrimage … we have a new song by Emily Davis being launched this Saturday.
From @LionelRichie to @Pink and from @burgertheory to #OchotaBarrels, Ralf Hadzic from Life Is A #Cabernet #Tours is our guest this week, using hilarious stories to navigate us around #Adelaide and #SouthAustralia https://t.co/3vN35SfUVk
— The Adelaide Show (@TheAdelaideShow) April 11, 2018
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Running Sheet: Ralf Hadzic without the F-word
|Waiting for Ralf|
|Theme and Introduction. Our original theme song in full is here, Adelaidey-hoo.|
|00:02:45||SA Drink Of The Week
2017 Ochota Barrels Single Vineyard Grenache … tasting notes.
|00:16:50||Stories Without Notice
|We have made the finals of the Australian Podcast Awards.|
This week, we’re celebrating Adelaide’s adopted Son Of A Gun, Ralf Hadzic, without mentioning the F-word. Ralf was previously on The Adelaide Show in episode 119, and you can learn all about his time as the F-Cat there. This week, we are talking about his tour company, Life Is A Cabernet, which not only shows people around our glorious wineries in SA but also transports visiting stars, most recently, Lionel Richie, when they come to Adelaide.
Ralf, what do you do in that car of yours, that makes celebrities seek you out?
During the Adelaide Fringe, we saw Anna Thomas’ show, How To Drink Wine Like A Wanker, and it covered obnoxious tour groups. What do you see out there?
Can the tour guy enjoy the day, or are you too focussed on your guests?
What are the protocols in dealing with winemakers?
And how do you handle rejection? We heard from Joe that he had to turn you down a few weeks ago because everybody was picking Durif (including Steve)
With bottle shops doing better deals than cellar doors, and many doing tastings, what is the allure of a cellar door visit?
With celebrities, what is your preparation routine?
How have you dealt with roadworks?
When have you winced and wished you “hadn’t said that”?
Have any left a mess in the car?
|01:25:13||Is It News?
Nigel Dobson-Keeffe challenges the panel to pick the fake story from three stories from South Australia’s past. And Adrian, one of Ralf’s popular drivers, also steps in for the challenge.
Border Watch June 1936
Pinaroo and Border Times September 1953
News February 1945
|01:41:52||100 Weeks Ago
|We opened the vault to go back 100 weeks to the chat with had with our musical curator before he was our musical curator, Todd Fischer. Todd filled in at the last minute when a guest was unwell, and he inspired us with his passion for designing album covers for local bands. He even worked with Nigel and Steve to mock up a cover for the Leonard Cohen cover album, Blokes On A Wire by Cohen Nowhere.|
|01:45:36|| Musical Pilgrimage
And our song this week is Hold On by Emily Davis, selected by Steve on behalf of our musical curator, Todd Fischer.
Emily, who is from Yorke Peninsula originally, has a new album called YOU, ME & THE VELVET SEA, which is being launched this Saturday night, April 14, 2017, at Jive. The track we have chosen is Hold On, which is her first single from the album. You, Me and the Velvet Sea, is not a concept album but nearly every track features the symbolism of the sea. Let’s see if you can hear the sea in this track.
|A 1 minute 20 bed … Fat Cat visions … 119 was your best … big boy … Tom Jones Disease|
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