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Wine Wednesday: How I Learned To Like Beer

Wow! It’s been a long while since I posted on Wine Wednesday. It’s certainly not because I have been on the wagon (insert hearty laughter here) but simply because I am very much a creature of habit when it comes to my wine and…

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May 18, 2016

Wine Wednesday – Wild Goose Vineyards Riesling

Hello and welcome to another edition of Wine Wednesday! Today’s wine was discovered during a delicious meal I recently had at the Keg (Mmmmm….Keg!). It was a rainy and cold evening and I am not much of a steak eater so my Keg culinary…

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November 18, 2015

Wine Wednesday – Chaberton Estate Winery

I don’t know if it’s the change in weather, or lack of daylight but I feel like I have been drinking a LOT of wine lately. And boy have I missed it. Over the course of the summer I dabbled mostly in ciders, gin…

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November 11, 2015

Wine tasting in the Fraser Valley

It’s not every day that I actually say that I am lucky to live in the Fraser Valley, but when it comes to wineries, we certainly have hit the jackpot. Apparently, the Fraser Valley is one of five main growing regions in BC with…

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October 26, 2015

How to make a Clover Club cocktail

So last night I had the chance to step a little bit out of my white wine and Smirnoff Ice comfort zone and dive into the world of spirits and cocktails yet again. And if you have not yet seen my post on the…

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March 23, 2015

Better With Age? Whiskey For Non Whiskey Lovers

With age comes wisdom… Age is a question of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter… It’s not the number that counts, it’s how you feel…. In a little over two weeks it will be my birthday…… again, and I have…

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March 21, 2015

How to make an Aquavitus Caeser

Update March 20. 2015: Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery Aquavitus takes home DOUBLE GOLD at the 2015 World Spirits Awards in Denmark! Considering Aquavit is THE national drink of Denmark, this is an amazing honour!! Over the course of the next week I am going…

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March 19, 2015

Why You Should Only Buy Boxed Wine

So, last week this happened..   And it reconfirmed for me two things. One that I was super glad it was only a ten dollar bottle or I would have been lapping the wine up off the driveway and two that I need to…

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March 17, 2015

A Visit to Okanagan Spirits Distillery

I’ve never been a huge fan of spirits (aka the hard stuff aka hooch). Perhaps because I have only dabbled in the lower priced, lower quality ones over the years and/or mixed them with every type of mixer possible – pop, juice, koolaid –…

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January 29, 2015

Wine Wednesday: Vodka

No, I am not posting about some ironic new wine label called “Vodka” – I have decided to dedicate this instance of “Wine of the Day” to this Eastern European/Russian staple. I have been recently introduced to the merits of Vodka by a friend…

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January 10, 2015