Monthly Archives: February 2007

Open That Bottle Night 2007

Come on now, ’fes up. You’ve got a bottle (or two) of wine you’ve been saving for a special occasion. You know, the one with memories. The one that makes you think of your best friend or that first trip … Continue reading

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Wine Quote of the Day for February 18, 2007

With Frank now back from the US of A, it seemed appropriate to share a quote from one of our neighbour’s presidents. Alas, neither of us know which wine is Jefferson was savouring at the time he said this. By … Continue reading

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Adventures in Vancouver Island and Gulf Islands Wines

So what’s wrong with this picture? Between business meetings, Frank is “doing New Orleans” – street musicians, the Blue Train, Cajun cuisine, deciding which two bottles of wine to bring home duty free. It’s raining here in Vancouver. And he … Continue reading

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Wine Quote of the Day for February 15, 2007

Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in an attractive, well preserved body. Rather the goal should be to skid in sideways at full speed – chilled wine in one hand, chocolate … Continue reading

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Wine Quote of the Day for February 14, 2007

On February 14th, what could be better than Champagne to toast the ones we love? And who better to speak to the delights of bubbly than the Grand Lady of Champagne herself, Lily Bollinger. Lily was once asked, “When do … Continue reading

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