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The New Wave Of Co-op wine Making

I recently got the invite to head off to Southern France for the 50th anniversary celebrations of Foncalieu Wines, one of the largest co-operative wine makers in the region.   48 more words

Daily Wine 11/15/17:

Mas de Daumas Gassac – Rouge – Vin de Pays de L’ Herault – 1988

  • This wine is 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9.6% Syrah, 5.6% Malbec, 4.3% Cabernet Franc, 2.3% Pinot Noir, 1.6% Tannat, and 1% combined of Nebbiolo, Dolcetto, and Barbera.
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Potluck Languedoc!!!

To have a wine presentation around a potluck lunch is a wonderful idea. It embodies the generosity of wine and food and it permits you to exploy a wide range of gastronomic plates in a single setting. 912 more words


Your Holiday Wine Plan, Part 1: Stock Up on Affordable, Everyday Bottles

As we cruise into November, we can be sure of a few things: Pumpkin Spice Everything will morph into Gingerbread Everything; our party schedules will have us on the go from morning until night; and we’ll get used to feeling stressed and excited at the same time. 1,010 more words


Montcalm Returns to Candiac

Most of my upcoming graphic novel about the Battle of the Plains of Abraham will be coloured in neutral shades of grey and one characteristic identifying colour for each of the participant nations (Phtallo Blue for the French, Cadmium Red Deep for the British, Mineral Violet for the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois), and so on). 40 more words


The spice of kings

The spice of kings is saffron – a spice as expensive, or sometimes more so, than gold.  The reason behind the high price is not its rarity, or a difficulty in growing the spice.   398 more words


There’s No Such Thing As A Stupid Question…Or Is There?!

I have this phrase that got told to me when I started my working life. There’s no such thing as a stupid question, unless you ask it twice… 429 more words