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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 716: A whole lot of tasting going on

On Tuesday, February 19th, I was awarded the Cambridge Food & Wine Society’s “Man of the Year” medal at a ceremony held at the National Club in Toronto. (Very pleased with the honour.) Here are some of the wines I’ve … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 690: Grandes Pagos de España

Sunday, March 4th: Arrived in Madrid having avoided having an Air Canada dinner by eating at Susur Lee’s restaurant in the airport. Although I had a middle seat sandwiched among three women, luckily we were in the bulkhead which meant … Continue reading

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Wines of the Week for January 4, 2018

Three wines to be released on Saturday, January 6th, 2018. Alvear Cream Sherry (Montilla-Moriles) $16.95 (Vintages #515791) Deep amber in colour; sweet, nutty nose of dried figs; full-bodied, off-dry, rich and spicy fig and nut flavours; great intensity here with … Continue reading

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