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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 839: Tawse Wines

Tawse Quarry Road Riesling 2019 (Vinemount Ridge) Pale straw in colour; minerally, grapefruit nose with a light floral note; developing petrol aromas; just off-dry, honeyed grapefruit and lime flavours with zesty acidity. Long, crisp finish. Can be opened now but … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 777: BC Bubblies

Tuesday, November 24th: A Zoom tasting with winemaker Darryl Brooker, head winemaker for the Mission Hill Family Estates group. Daryl had sent me four sparkling wines by four wineries owned by Anthony von Mandl.

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 774: Tasting in the Bat Cave

Thomas Bachelder’s Niagara Chardonnays & Pinots “It’s good to talk ancient history with you guys because my head’s still in 2020.” Thomas Bachelder hosted Rick Van Sickle and me in his tasting room at 3999 Locust Lane in Beamsville. He … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 760: Mission Hill Winery (West Kelowna, BC)

I tasted my way through 18 wines from Mission Hill in the Okanagan:

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 722: And Now for Something Completely Tasteful

A whole lot of tasting going on…

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