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A Wine Lover’s Diary, Part 671: Halpern Tasting

Monday, October 23rd: Wrote my Lexpert column on how to become a hobbyist wine importer. For dinner with roast chicken, Yalumba The Scribbler Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz 2013 (59% Cab/41% Shiraz – $23.95, Vintages release Nov. 25th): dense purple colour; savoury, … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, Part 670: Domaine Queylus

Monday, October 16th: Spent most of the day emptying boxes and setting up the office. Couldn’t find the paper tray for the printer so it looks a if we’ll have to buy a new one. Opened a bottle of Château … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, Part 669: OWA Sponsor Tour

Whisky school desks Monday, October 9th: Spent Thanksgiving Day opening boxes and filling my new 500-bottle cabinet with wine. Found all kinds of hidden treasures which I will drink before they get over the hill. Tonight, with grilled salmon, Babich … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, Part 668: Unpacking, Unpacking, Unpacking

Buying a high chair for granddaughter Isla’s first visit Monday, October 2nd: Today is the closing day for the sale of our Toronto condo. We are living out of boxes, hundreds of them, unwilling to unpack too much of the … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, Part 667: Moving House

Martindale Pond, Port Dalhousie Monday, September 25th: Wrote up a month’s worth of wine reviews for my 680 NEWS spot. Began packing up my office for the big move to St. Catharines on Saturday. In the afternoon went downtown to meet … Continue reading

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