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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 762: Wines of Germany and Other Tastings

Monday, May 8th: I participated in a webinar tasting at 12:45 pm today, entitled “German Wines: A Closer Look with Anne Krebiehl, MW and John Szabo, MS.” Participants were sent a case of eight wines, which we sampled along with … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 761: Burrowing Owl Tasting and Others

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The Hypochondriac’s Survival Guide to COVID-19

Amazon refuses to publish my book The Hypochondriac’s Survival Guide to COVID-19. So I’m giving it away free. My friend Frank Daley, who edited it, has posted the saga on his website, The Daley Post. Proceeds from the sale of … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 760: Mission Hill Winery (West Kelowna, BC)

I tasted my way through 18 wines from Mission Hill in the Okanagan:

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 759: Austrian Wine Webinar

Thursday, May 7th: The Austrian Wine On-Line Round Table, ably chaired by John Szabo, featured four Toronto sommeliers discussing six wines (one of which didn’t show up in my package, unfortunately). Here are my notes: Tement Sauvignon Blanc Ehrenhausen Muschelkalk … Continue reading

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