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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

What’s in the glass tonight February 25th

Jovly Chenin Blanc Vouvray 2013 – $$

I had a bit of a moan my last post about the uniformly ok quality of the wine I have been drinking and writing about recently. 138 more words

Open That Bottle Night, 2015

As some of you already know, tomorrow (the last Saturday in February) is Open That Bottle Night (OTBN), which was an event originated back in the year 2000 by Dorothy J. 778 more words


Wendalicious Wine of the Week - Sula Vineyards Chenin Blanc 2013

New feature! Or maybe it’s an old feature that I tried to do once or twice but got sidetracked by something and forgot about. Hey, stuff happens. 472 more words


Australian Sparkling - Chenin Blanc

In France this grape grows in the Loire Valley. In Australia, They’re growing it in the Swan Valley, amongst other places.

The grapes are picked unripe, similar to champagne, and the finished sparkling is dry. 63 more words


A Tour of South Africa

I had mentioned on my previous post that I was on my way to South Africa to tour a few wine regions…well, I’m back.

I must confess that, before venturing to this beautiful country, South African was not normally the first bottle I choose when it comes to my wine drinking. 427 more words


New Zealand Chenin Blanc - well worth a look ...

In thinking about New Zealand white wines Chenin Blanc is unlikely to be the first variety that comes to mind. In fact, I am told anecdotally that there are less than ten producers in the entire country and with Chenin Blanc accounting for 0.7% of the total production area that is not hard to believe. 1,308 more words

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