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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 814: Best South African Wine… and Other Delights

The Echo of G. 2013 (Western Cape South Africa, $250, available from Winehouse Imports, call 647-588-9463) This is the finest South African wine I’ve tasted in a long time! It’s the second wine to Imizuzu, “First Growth of the Cape.” … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 813: First Flight Since Covid Struck

Friday, September 17th: A 7:30 am Swoop flight from Hamilton to Abbotsford in BC – to visit our daughter Annabel and grandson Declan. In the seat behind us was a toddler who screamed like a wounded animal the entire five-hour … Continue reading

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