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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 762: Wines of Germany and Other Tastings

Monday, May 8th: I participated in a webinar tasting at 12:45 pm today, entitled “German Wines: A Closer Look with Anne Krebiehl, MW and John Szabo, MS.” Participants were sent a case of eight wines, which we sampled along with … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 754: Pinot Noir Affair

Wednesday, March 11: Took the Megabus into Toronto for a tasting of Pinot Noir wines scheduled to be featured in The Pinot Affair at 10 Ontario wineries, April 24–26. The event was held at Chez Nous Wine Bar, 798 Queen … Continue reading

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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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