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cork sludge - why you should just drink the wine

So, the other day, this happened….

See the cork?  That’s the OUTSIDE of the cork. Like the top. On the outsidey part of the bottle. When I removed the foil top on the bottle I discovered this sticky sludge on the outside of the cork. 338 more words

writing, wine, and beautiful automobiles

In February I celebrate working the freelance writing thing for six years. It’s crazy. And pretty awesome.

Freelancing has been my sole source of income… 717 more words

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Celebrate today...with Bella Wines!

This spring, there will be a new tasting room opening up on the Naramata Bench. I know, there always seems to be a new winery around here and you’re probably asking what is so special about this one. 819 more words

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how to pick a wine in under a minute if you have no idea at all about wine

If you are not into wine, this…

…can see a little overwhelming.

Here is my most basic advice about how to pick a wine.

1) Wine to bring to dinner. 203 more words

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Wine Labels in BC: How Wines are Named

There is a lot of information on wine labels. Sometimes deciphering them can be a bit of a challenge. There are strange words that don’t look like they’re in English and it’s probably because they aren’t. 1,253 more words

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Hints of Gooseberries and Baloney

There’s an old Celtic proverb that goes, “We don’t see things as they are. We see them as we are.” I’m about as Celtic as won-ton soup but I’ve always found that proverb appealing for some reason. 1,496 more words

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January 5th!

This NOT being a year of the ‘leap’ means there are 360 days left in 2015!!

It was on this day in 1066 that ‘Edward the Confessor’ died childless, sparking a succession crisis that eventually would lead to the ‘Norman conquest of England’. 257 more words