Category Archives: Wine Lover’s Diary

A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 770: Virtually in the Douro

Tuesday, September 15th: Participated in a virtual press visit via Zoom to Taylor Fladgate in the Douro with CO Adrian Bridge as our guide. He told us that there were temperatures in the 40s during the summer and harvest, which … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 769: Sandhill Wines

I received a selection of wine from Sandhill Wines in the Okanagan Valley.

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 768: The Farm and other tastings

On August 9th I went to The Farm’s open house when they sell Kelly Mason’s wines. I tasted her portfolio with her.

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 767: Sandbanks Winery, Prince Edward County

In February, Arterra purchased Sandbanks Winery, the company’s first venture into Prince Edward County. The press release reads: Sandbanks Winery was founded in 2001 by Catherine Langlois and was one of the first wineries established in Prince Edward County. Catherine … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 766: Chilean Webinar

Wednesday, July 29th: At 2 pm a webinar on Chilean wines moderated by John Szabo MS, with panelists Viviana Navarrete, chief winemaker, Viña Leyda; Matías Cruzat, chief winemaker, 1865; and Gabriel Mustakis, chief winemaker for San Pedro Fine Wines.

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