A classic cocktail for a milestone tenth episode! Gina and Paul sample several martini variations using Toronto’s own Spirit of York gin, including James Bond’s favourite, the vesper martini. Also, which 007 would Gina most like to share a cocktail with and here’s hoping she still has Facebook friends after last week.
A snowy winter day leads to Gina & Paul wearing silly hats and trying a variety of Moscow Mule mixes, including alcohol-free ginger beer. Find out what Gina finds funniest about her son, which actors she would have play each of them in a movie and what are their favourite comfort-drinks. Just don’t ask her to try and read the vodka bottle.
Gina tries bubble tea for the first time and is understandably surprised by what shoots up her straw. Speaking of which, just how many times can she and Paul say the word “balls” in one episode? They also answer the age-old question of whether or not Paul is adopted and discuss how Gina waters plants with booze. Happy Chinese New Year!
It’s a journey into sake, as Paul & Gina try three different brands and temperatures of the classic Japanese beverage, including Toronto’s own Ontario Spring Water Sake Company. Gina also answers listener questions in a brand new segment, surprising us all with her choice of desert-island drink and ideal super power, which includes a lot of nose wiggling.
Gina and Paul are back for the first episode of 2019 with Haskap berry liqueur from Nova Scotia’s Ironworks distillery. Hear about the duo’s resolutions, Gina’s trouble with poles, trailer park haircuts and her extravagant treatment at a Maple Leafs game.
Gina flaunts her newfound fame with some complimentary Bootleg Whisky Cider from Niagara’s Small Talk Vineyards/Shiny Apple Cider. The pair also talk New Year’s Eve plans and Paul shares some stories of his mom’s inspiring creative aptitude from his childhood. Gina returns the favour by admitting she doesn’t put the nice sheets on the bed when he’s staying over.
Gina’s appetite for Christmas is only matched by her thirst for eggnog in this special, schedule-defying pre-holiday episode. She and Paul talk about snooping for gifts from Santa, proper tree decorating and other holiday traditions while sipping on stiff variations of rum & eggnog, including a special concoction of Kavi Reserve coffee whiskey and almond eggnog. Most importantly, how tall is your toilet?
Count how many times Paul says the word “cider” in one episode while he and Gina enjoy a special release from Guelph, Ontario’s Revel Cider Company. Find out Gina’s desert island food, proper BBQ etiquette and just how large a baby was Paul, really?
Mother and son are back for another round with a sampling of non-alcoholic drinks from Paul’s time in Taiwan. How did Gina take his departure and what does she think of boiled soy milk? Most importantly, do we even want to know what “thigh-clutcher” is?
Because no one demanded it, here’s the first episode of the Drinks With Mom podcast. Get introduced to the mother and son combo of Gina and Paul, as they drink Manhattans and crack wise about Paul’s recent reiki massage and the speeding ticket Gina once found in his underwear drawer. Don’t forget to smile to one another too.