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Sofitel Wine Days 2015

Sofitel has unveiled the 2015 edition of Sofitel Wine Days during which the brand’s hotels celebrate French wine and art-de-vivre, offering guests a wide array of extraordinary wine experiences. 182 more words


Reluctant Sommelier: Making a point vs creating crazy

by Nina Sventitsky

My Editor has been hounding me for weeks (er …, months) about another post. I have been putting him off because, like everyone I know who has two day jobs and who spends off time devoted to yet another passion, I’ve simply been stretched to the limit. 1,234 more words


The Vincast Episode 056 - Campbell Burton from Builders Arms Hotel


Campbell Burton has a sincere love of and passion for wines of tradition and minimal intervention, and has the opportunity to introduce people to them in his role as the sommelier of the… 154 more words


No, It's Somm-Thing Else

So, you’re studying to become a sommelier?

Uh, no. Not exactly.

Since I started formal wine studies five years ago I’ve answered this question approximately seven gajillion times. 962 more words

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Seastar Vineyards on Pender Island, B.C

During a trip to beautiful Pender Island, B.C. a sommelier friend arranged a private tour of Seastar Winery. A self confessed beer-lover I can admit this was my first tour of a winery. 338 more words


Monthly Wine Writing Challenge #18 (#MWWC18)

Last week, Aaron of Wayward Wine won the Monthly Wine Writing Challenge #17 (#MWWC17) and just like all winners of the Challenge, his “reward” was to choose the theme for the following Challenge (in this case #MWWC18). 477 more words