Category Archives: wine tasting

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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Marketing Graffitti and Argentine Wine

  What does graffiti have to do with wines?  We will get there in a minute or two. There are two new wines from Argentina listed at the LCB and some local stores. This is not normally noteworthy. The way … Continue reading

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A Litte Bit About Grenache

You gave to feel sorry for poor Grenache. It has an identity problem and very rarely gets any billing.This grape is a little wild and some times you don’t even know when you are drinking it. Grenache Noir, as it … Continue reading

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