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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 710: Champagne & Burgundy Tour

Saturday, October 20th: Our group arrived at Paris’s Charles de Gaulle airport at 10:00am after the overnight flight from Toronto. Only casualty: Cathy Martin’s luggage went AWOL. We were met by Leslie, the wonderful lady who drove us around the Loire … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 709: Wines from All Over

Wines I’ve tasted over the past week or so:

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 707: Okanagan Valley Wines

Wines I tasted this past week:

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 702: Versado

Wines tasted this week: Black Hills Carmenère 2016 (Southern Okanagan): deep purple colour; savoury, herbal nose of blackcurrants; medium-bodied, dry, blackcurrant flavour carried on lively acidity. (89) Franciscan Estate Chardonnay 2015 (Napa Valley, $25.95): Bright straw in colour; buttery, toasty … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Dairy, part 701: Great Tasting Week

Monday, July 9th: Tasted CedarCreek Meritage 2015 from the Okanagan: dense purple in colour with a cedary, blackcurrant and blueberry nose; medium-bodied, dry, fruity, blueberry flavour with a light floral note; beautifully balanced and long on finish. Tuesday, July 10th: … Continue reading

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