Tag Archives: British Columbia

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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Painted Rock Estate Winery

Painted Rock Estate Winery 400 Smythe Drive Penticton BC, Canada, V2A 8W6 The Wines 2011 Chardonnay $26.70 This Chardonnay is a great food wine. The oak does not overwhelm on this wine because of its nice restrained use. I wish … Continue reading

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Vancouver International Tequila Expo

The Vancouver International Tequila Expo will be taking place Saturday May 12th, truly a do-not-miss event.  By attending, you will also be helping the BC Hospitality Foundation. There will be an impressive lineup of quality Tequilas  available for tasting, with a varied … Continue reading

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New Website a and Twitter Group For BC Wine

There is a new website and twitter discussion group on BC Wine. The first posting is about inter provincial  wine shipping. Check it out at http://bcwinechat.com/  This discussions have been great so far. Join in a learn more about the … Continue reading

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Absinthe the “Green Fairy” or Death in the Afternoon”

Ah! the Green Goddess! What is the fascination that makes her so adorable and so terrible?  Aleister Crowley Sometimes known as the ” Green Fairy”, “Green Witch” and the “Green Devil”. Absinthe is a making a comeback, but there is … Continue reading

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