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Top 10 gifts to buy wine lovers

Looking for gifts for the wine lover in your life? Then look no further than my totally-non-definitive-guide!! Wine: Um, like duh? Or better yet, a membership to a wine of the month club so you can keep sharing the love year round! And if…

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November 21, 2014
Somersby Cider

Wine Wednesday: Somersby Cider

  Last week I spent two glorious days with one of my BFFs at her lovely home on Saltspring.Our plan was to work…mostly…and drink…heavily…and chat…a lot. So in preparation for this workdrinkchat-athon we stocked up on a variety of deliciously cold summer drinks on…

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July 6, 2014

Wine Wednesday – Veuve Clicquot

Why yes, don’t I sound posh! But seriously, this was actually the first time I have ever had Veuve Clicquot champagne in my 40 something years, and thanks to some very thoughtful and generous friends, it was used to toast my 10th wedding anniversary!…

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February 7, 2014

Wine Wednesday: Babich Sauvignon Blanc

I have to admit I am not much of a Savignon Blanc drinker – I find it a bit too dry for my palette in general but when in a pinch and it’s the only wine available I am always game. Better dry wine…

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January 24, 2014

Wine Wednesday – The Fruity Fizz

Now that the holidays are upon us I thought I would open up the wine of the day vault to include other seasonal libations that just go oh-so-well with this time of the year. First up, one of my holiday faves and oh-so simple…

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December 3, 2013

Wine Wednesday – See You Later Ranch Riesling

Now this fabulous Riesling is the type of wine that would go perfectly with a backyard BBQ with good friends on a crisp sunny Sunday in October. Oh wait, this is the wine I had on exactly that occasion last weekend! Super lovely served…

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November 1, 2013

Wine Wednesday – Estancia Pinot Grigio

There are a few things about the States that I prefer to Canada. a) You can buy wine at the grocery storeb) You can buy wine at the 7-11 c) You can buy wine at the Drug Store c)You can buy wine at said…

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October 25, 2013

Wine Wednesday – Kettle Valley Pinot Gris

Oh come on now…it’s never too early in the week to start talking wine! And with the BIG turkey day coming up fast, we need to talk about delicious white wines to wash down all those tryptophans. Enter Kettle Valley Pinot Gris, which at…

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October 9, 2013

Wine Wednesday – Lang Vineyards Riesling

Ah, I have missed my wine of the day posts. Not because I haven’t been drinking at all, but I just haven’t been sampling anything new lately. I did hit the wine lovers jackpot last week when I went to the 3rd Annual Cork…

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September 28, 2013