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.
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.