A Matter of Taste is a lively, interactive talk show focusing on all aspects of food, wine, dining and travel. The program often includes interviews with food and wine newsmakers, restaurateurs, authors and chefs. It’s a source for tips on where to buy special ingredients, how to prepare them, where to dine and the appropriate wines to enhance the enjoyment of them. The show also includes special features from their travels in the culinary world. They share their adventures taking listeners with them on the road to such places as Hong Kong, Australia, South Africa, Argentina, Chile, Brazil, the Caribbean, France, England, Scotland, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Thailand, Vietnam and aboard the QE2 with live broadcasts.

Rachel & David Michael Cane host A Matter of Taste each Saturday from 10am to 11am Pacific Time on am1440 KUHL in the Santa Ynez Valley. The show has been nominated four times, and won the prestigious 2004 James Beard Award for the Best Radio Show on Food!

A Matter of Taste began in New York in 1992 on WABC Talk Radio 77. In 1996, the Canes moved to California and they now reside in San Francisco where their show is broadcast live. The show is also web cast live at

David Michael Cane is a 25-year veteran of the wine and food industry as well as an accomplished cook and collector of fine wines. His career began in the late 1960's as a San Francisco Bay area radio personality and television producer. At a young age, he developed a keen palate, which grew into a passionate vocation. David was the first Cellar Master of San Francisco's London Wine Bar, the first of its kind in this country. In New York, Cane hosted The Wine Spot; the nation's first one-hour call-in radio show devoted to the subject of wine on WOR radio in New York City.

Rachel Cane is the well-known producer and owner of Lasko Productions. She spent over 20 years as a prominent television and radio producer in New York, focusing on producing TV and radio commercials and traveling the world investigating ingredients of regional and world cuisine. Rachel now produces and co-hosts the radio program with David. They are both members of the International Slow Food Movement.

Rachel and David co-write a critique column, Cane's Comments, for the wine and food magazine "Dining Out". Listen to a demo of our program by clicking here!

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