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S5 EP5: PHIL WANG - show notes

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S5 EP5: PHIL WANG - summary

Olly has a glass with comedian Phil Wang as they find the common ground between wine and comedy, accompanied by traditional Chinese snacks of course.

S5 EP5: PHIL WANG - timeline

  • 01:55 - Phil brings a bottle of Tian Sai, Skyline of Gobi Cabernet Sauvignon/Marselan 2015 Xinjiang. The RRP is £20 per bottle.

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  • 02:25 - Phil and Olly mention Janet Wang’s book, The Chinese Wine Renaissance

  • 03:25 - Olly served a Chinese white wine on Saturday Kitchen - details here

  • 04:07 - Phil mentions Ice Wine, which is style of sweet wine in which the grapes are harvested when frozen.

  • 07:30 - Olly recommends Pinot Gris from New Zealand and Alsace as a failsafe match for Chinese cuisine

  • 08:20 - Phil mentions his admiration of Olly’s brother, Will Smith

  • 09:00 - Olly loved watching Phil on Taskmaster

  • 19:20 - Phil grew up in Malaysia - specifically, in Sabah on north Borneo

  • 20:55 - Phil’s ideal imaginary friend would be like something out of a Studio Ghibli film

  • 21:59 - Phil picks Mulan as the (forthcoming) movie he’d like to be in

  • 23:20 - Phil picks Wat Tan Hor as his favourite dish

  • 24:22 - Phil would be the pet of Sam Neill, who was on episode six of series one of the podcast

  • 24:54 - Olly gives Phil a bottle of Changyu Moser XV 2015 Ningxia. The average price is £53 per bottle.

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S5 EP5: PHIL WANG - production notes

  • Recorded on 5 February 2019 at Phil’s flat in London

  • Hosted by Olly Smith

  • Produced and edited by Richard Hemming MW

  • Mastered by David Thomas

  • Hardware list: 2 x AT-2020 condenser microphones with pop shields, Zoom H6 digital recorder, ATH-M20X headphones

  • Software list: Audacity 2.2.2, Garageband 10.3.0

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