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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 823: Legacy and Tinhorn Creek

Brian Schmidt, the winemaker at Vineland Estates has created a fascinating Cabernet Franc using a solera system. He calls it Legacy and it’s produced from vines planted in 2010 on a south-facing slope of the Bo-Teek vineyard, adjacent to the … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 817: Fogolar Wines

I tasted some wines from Fogolar in Niagara:

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 816: Grapes for Humanity Auction Bidding Closes Monday Night

GRAPES FOR HUMANITY WINEMAKER DINNERS BY AUCTION AT IRONGATEAUCTIONS.COM. Bidding closes October 18th at 9 pm. This is the first auction item in the catalogue: CAVE SPRING VINEYARD – DINNER FOR 8. Host: Len Pennachetti, Owner and Member of the … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 815: Lakeside Cellars and the Best Ontario Gamay of 2020

Lakeside Cellars in Osoyoos, at the end of Lake Okanagan, kindly sent me the following wines:

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 810: Seven Wines

Malivoire Mottiar Chardonnay 2019 (Beamsville Bench, $34.95, winery only) Bright straw colour; toasty, spicy, melon and pear bouquet; medium-bodied, dry, lemon, melon and apple flavours with well-integrated oak; wonderfully fresh on the palate. (90)

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