Tag Archives: Henry of Pelham

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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Ontario Wine Awards Goes Virtual During the Pandemic

Niagara, Friday, August 28th, 2020: 2020 would have been the 26th year for the Ontario Wine Awards. Unfortunately, COVID-19 put paid to the usual rigorous judging of entries by 24 highly qualified tasters. However, our OWA team was determined that … Continue reading

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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 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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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 763: Webinar Wine Tasting

Friday, May 19th: Hosted a webinar wine tasting for healthcare clients of a law firm. Participants were sent a list of the following wines before the event so that they could have them in front of them while I talked … Continue reading

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