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Saignée, Culmina, Okanagan Valley VQA, BC, 2013, 14% abv.

It’s a beautiful, sunny, June afternoon and Canada’s women’s soccer team is getting ready to play in nearby BC Place stadium.  What better time than to enjoy a rosé that has been sitting in the wine fridge, just waiting for such an excuse. 148 more words


Notre Histoire, Bourgueil AC, Domaine de L'Oubliée, Loire, France, 13% abv, 2011

This is a wine made by Xavier Courrant who used to work in Paris as a wine retailer. In 2009 he purchased 6 ha of vines (five Cabernet Franc and one Chenin Blanc) in Bourgueil near Saint-Patrice and went to work making wine. 169 more words


Vancouver International Wine Festival 2015

Hello wine lovers and happy wine Wednesday!  What an amazing week it was for Vancouver as the 37th annual Vancouver International Wine Festival took place.  170 wineries were represented and the focus was on both Australia and Shiraz.   458 more words

Cabernet Sauvignon

Aromatics Abounding!

My old pal Stacey Jo was in last night with an array of wines from Arneis to Riesling. Each one was a gem and it was quiet so we had time to talk about each one and let’s face it. 510 more words

Wine Tasting

One Pure Wine

Before I head back to work tomorrow, I want to write about one last wine from the Organic section of my local wine store. I’m drawn to the wines of Chateau de Brau. 256 more words

Wine Tasting

Happy New Year's Eve!!! Looking forward to 2015 after an amazing 2014!

Hello wine lovers and happy #wineWednesday!  This is one of my favourite days of the year for good reason.  Not only is it New Years Eve but it is also my Mom’s birthday.   321 more words

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