Category Archives: Wine Lover’s Diary

A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 715: The Foreign Affair

Visited The Foreign Affair winery to taste the portfolio with winemaker Barclay Robinson.

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 714: Deborah’s Birthday Dinner

Saturday, January 12th: For Deborah’s major birthday, we booked a table at Pearl Morissette. Before leaving by Uber to the restaurant we shared a half bottle of Veuve Clicquot.

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 713: Mission Hill Visit

Thursday, December 6th: My old friend Anthony von Mandl (we met in Roederer’s cellars in Reims in 1976) invited us to stay for a long weekend in his guest cottage on Lake Okanagan, below Mission Hill Family Winery. It would … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 712: Queenston Mile & Creekside tasting

Monday, November 26th: Invited by winemaker Rob Power for a portfolio tasting at Queenston Mile Vineyard along with wines from Creekside.

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 711: Tenuta San Guido

Recently I went to a Tenuta San Guido tasting at Don Alfonso at 19 Toronto Street. Here are my notes:

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