Author Archives: Frank Haddad

About Frank Haddad

Advanced Certificate in Wine and Spirits from the Wine and Spirit Education Trust. Professional Spirits from WSET. Certified Specialist of Wine and Certified Specialist of Spirits from the Society of Wine Educators. French Wine Society. International Sommelier Guild,. and WSET Diploma Student. Certified Sake Professional Executive Director Modernize Wine Assoc of BC

What is in My Gin (Gin Botanicals)

What is in My Gin ?  and Pink Gin Cocktail Have you ever wondered how your favorite Gin gets its flavor?  Two very important components of this process are the various types of stills to choose from and the method … Continue reading

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Stag’s Hollow Winery at Water Street Cafe

I attended for the first time the other night one of the Water Street Cafe’s BC wine makers dinners. These are ongoing events at a so reasonably priced at $88 for five courses. With wine to match, hard to go … Continue reading

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Wine News Articles For Today

An article on Bio wines A blog post from the Grey Report on BC Wines A write up on Canadian Wines from SouthChina Post Decanter on how Elaborate wine descriptions improve taste Climate Change is coming for your Favorite Wine … Continue reading

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Le Vieux Pin The Equinoxe Series

” Equinoxe: equal day, equal night. Equal old world, equal new world.” The Equinoxe label from Le Vieux Pin is a very limited production series, with total production ranging from one to three barrels in each vintage. Continue reading

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Tinhorn Creek Vineyards and Wines

Tinhorn Creek Vineyards 32830 Tinhorn Creek RD Oliver BC V0H 1TQ Tinhorn Creek We are going to talk about of a couple of Tinhorn Creek wines and then Tinhorn’s environmental and sustainable efforts in both the vineyard and the winery. … Continue reading

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