Category Archives: Wine Lover’s Diary

A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 753: Ravine

Lydia Tomek, Ravine Vineyard’s winemaker, invited me to lunch to taste her 2019 wines. In the winery’s dining room, we opened with a glass of Ravine Vineyard Brut, a 60/40 blend of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, aged 5 years. (Green … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 752: Great Ports and Other Wines

Lindsay Groves is the Ontario Ambassador for Taylor and Croft ports. She dropped by my house with samples of the 2017 vintage for us to taste together.

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 751: The 42-Year-Old Californian

Recently tasted… On Oscar night, I opened a bottle of Mirassou Monterey County Cabernet Sauvignon unfiltered 1978. I was apprehensive that a wine from California of this age would be dried out and over the hill. But it was stunning! … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 750: Some Tastings

Wines tasted recently:

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 749: Argentina

It has taken me some time to compile this blog on Deborah’s and my visit to Argentina in December. Christmas got in the way and lots of family stuff. But, finally, here it is.

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