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    BC Wine: 2020 Spring Release Guide

    Photo from GC.com credit to: Ekaterina Molchanova

    Wouldn’t it be nice to have a one-stop guide for all of your British Columbia wine needs? Sure, there’s social media (did I see that riesling release on an Insta story or was it a post?) or e-newsletters (why did it go to my junk mail?). But isn’t simplicity better? That’s why I’m pleased to offer your BC Wine: 2020 Spring Release Guide! For ease, we’re listing alphabetically. This guide will be updated continuously so check back often as wineries get added. Shipping information is current as of publication but cannot be guaranteed. Please check individual winery’s websites for changes.…

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    Primo Pinot Noir: 5 Under $25

    I’ve had some great feedback on a couple of articles lately that highlight quality bottles under $25. First, my published piece for TASTE Magazine called Top Tier Cabs Under $25. Then, Global Chardonnays: 5 Under $25. Today, we’re taking a look…

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    Costco Wine Buyers’ Guide

    I never thought I’d say this, but daaaaayum Costco, I’m impressed! Before researching this article, I’d never stepped foot in a Costco liquor store. Erin had written about Costco in her Calgary Wine Buyers’ Guide a couple of years ago.…

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    Global Chardonnays: 5 Under $25

    I had an article published recently for TASTE Magazine called Top Tier Cabs Under $25. Apparently that price point is a sweet spot because I got requests to continue the theme! Today, we’re taking a look at chardonnays under $25…

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    Telmo Rodriguez’s Spanish Wine Landscape

    In 1994, gastronomy in Spain consisted of paella and sangria; One food and one drink known the world over as ‘Spanish’. In that same year, Telmo Rodriguez began traveling across the country in search of workable vineyards to create a…

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    O’Rourke’s Peak Cellars is Moving Mountains

    It seems that authenticity and boutique-style experiences are trending. Wineries are giving visitors unique and personalized tours or the taste of one-off samples of experimental wines in order to be memorable. However, these experiences translate to visitors in vastly different…