Rousing Roussillon

    Given our proximity to BC wines, it’s easy to get in a purchasing rut. Can I have the latest Chenin Blanc from Quail’s Gate? Yes please! The Old Vines Riesling from Tantalus? Let me get my glass! But what about…

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    Lighten Up Valentine’s Day

    The pressure surrounding Valentine’s Day is atrocious. From newly dating to newlywed, the ambiguity and grey area attributed to the ‘rules’ of V-Day make my heart rate spike just thinking about it. Presents: yay or nay? Dinner: in or out?…

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    Fave 5: Authentic Wine Bloggers

    If you’re on Instagram, you know it’s a beast. It’s designed to make you yearn for items, feelings and experiences. Whether it’s a sweater worn by a lifestyle influencer, a vacation that your co-worker is chronicling, or a glass of…

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    The King of Barossa – Shiraz!

    It seems a lot of the major wine regions begin with the letter B: Bordeaux, Bourgogne, Brunello and Barolo. I’ve got another one to add to the list: Barossa. Is that in France? No. Barossa Valley is located in Southern Australia,…

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    Celebration Sparklers We Can All Afford

    The social outings and gift buying obligations are endless this time of year. And they can often break the bank.  It’s time to refocus and take our eyes off of the Champagne lifestyle. How about Prosecco? Cava? Or *gasp* plain…

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    Nom, Nom, Nom @ Eat! Harvest

    Confession, I’m a huge Food Network fan. When I heard there were several well-known chefs scheduled to be in attendance at this years’ Eat! Harvest, I knew it would be an opportunity to taste some epic food. Some of the Food…

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    Where Is All The Walla Walla Wine?

    Walla Walla, Washington is about 620 kilometres away from Vancouver, a mere 7-hour drive. It’s a hop, skip and a jump away from a long weekend jaunt. Yet, I had never visited until only last month. And before visiting, I…

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    Rules Schmules with Alpha Box & Dice

    Rules are being thrown out the window today: Rules Schmules with Alpha Box & Dice. To say there are a lot of rules in the wine industry is a massive understatement. Some rules involve strict laws in certain regions limiting…