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A Wine Lover’s Diary, Part 666: Last Dinner Party

Monday, September 18th: Lunch at Toula in the Harbour Castle Hilton with my old friend Ellen who lives in Washington, DC. We met in London in the 1970s. She reminded me that I had introduced her to Michel Couvreur, who … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, Part 665: House Purchase

Sunday, September 10th: Went over to Michael Vaughan’s and did some tasting: Bouchard Père & Fils Maçon Lugny 2015 (Burgundy  – $18.50): yellow straw in colour; a nose of hay, apple, light floral tone and a mineral note; medium-bodied, rich … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, Part 664: Moving Experiences

Monday, September 4th: Wrote up my wine reviews for 680 NEWS and spent some time in the wine cellar on the second level of the parking lot, boxing wines for the move. I’ve sold the cellar to a chef in the … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, Part 663: Ode to the Order of Canada

Thursday, August 24th: Caught up with emails and correspondence after our Baltic cruise. Took my sore shoulder to Dr. Tim, my chiropractor, in the afternoon and then did some tasting: Wolfberger W3 2015 (Alsace – $15.95; a Riesling, Muscat, Pinot … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, Part 662: Baltic Cruise

Saturday, August 12th: Final preparations and packing (including four bottles of wine) to leave for the airport to fly to Munich. Grabbed a meal at Susur Lee’s restaurant at Pearson’s Terminal 1 (excellent). The Lufthansa plane is late arriving so … Continue reading

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