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Wine to the Wise: Garrigues 2011 Cotes Du Rhone

This is truly a treat and here is why. Did you know that 95% of all BC wine is purchased and consumed in BC. The same goes for almost all wine regions in the world – the best of the … Continue reading

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Wine To the Wise: Cusora Rosso

It seems that there is more and more white noise in the world today and the wine world has not been spared. I’m impressed how the iconic wine labels of Bordeaux, California and even BC have been able to capitalize … Continue reading

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TINY BUBBLES: JEAN DALBRAY CHAMPAGNE

The quality of the initial still wine, the selection of the yeast best suited to the style of a particular Champagne House, tiny bubbles and the persistence of the bubbles are what separates Champagne, both vintage and non-vintage from the … Continue reading

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Wine to the Wise Oct. 11, 2013: Quinta da Prelada

There is a ton of literature out there talking about how important it is to give time to yourself, to relax and quieten your mind. I have been a long time subscriber to this wisdom and my wife and I … Continue reading

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Wine to the Wise: Paso Creek Cabernet Sauvignon

I have to say that I was very skeptical about this wine when it was first presented to me. First it came on the heels of the release of their Apothic wanabe and it was being presented by a company … Continue reading

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FRESH HALIBUT & VIOGNIER: A MATCH MADE IN HEAVEN

One of the food & wine parings I get asked about each spring are my favourite wines to pair with the new season’s fresh halibut. There are so many different ways to prepare and cook halibut but I favour keeping … Continue reading

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