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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 811: Eight Wines to Savour

Cave Mystère Merlot 2018 (Cadillac, Bordeaux, $19.95, Vintages #17232, to be released Nov. 13th) Opaque purple-ruby in colour; cedary, plum and blueberry nose with vanilla oak notes; medium-bodied, dry, firmly structured, blueberry flavour with a floral note. (89) Speck Brothers … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 805: Tour de France By Wine (and some spirits)

Saturday, July 17th: Phil Dowell, winemaker at Angels Gate and Kew Vineyards, invited Deborah and me – along with winemakers Thomas Bachelder, Ron Giesbrecht, Ann Sperling, and Peter Gamble – to an evening of wine focused on the Tour de … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 798: Little Engine with a Big Reputation

Little Engine is a small winery in Penticton, BC, owned by Steven French and his wife, Nicole. They’re located at the southern entrance of the Naramata Bench. Their winemaker is Scott Robinson. (See https://www.littleenginewines.com/)

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For the Love of Local Wine & Food – learn to taste like a pro!

You are invited to a special evening with world-renowned Canadian wine critic and author Tony Aspler in support of Andrea Kaiser – Federal Liberal Candidate for the riding of Niagara Falls including Fort Erie and Niagara-on-the- Lake. Join us for … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 781: Gold Hill Winery, Okanagan Valley, BC

The Gill family owns 65 acres of vineyards in the Okanagan Valley, with 24 acres on the Golden Mile and 32 acres in the heart of Osoyoos.

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