Category Archives: Education

Geeky Grape Girl (G3) – Part 2

Ok, so maybe last week’s grape quiz was more difficult than I had thought. I will put grapes in this week that (I think) are more recognizable (along with perhaps some of the more geeky ones? Yes, you CAN use … Continue reading

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Geeky Grape Girl (G3) – Part 1 Answers

OK, so perhaps this was too difficult, or maybe folks felt that it had to be done completely without assistance. Not true. In fact, I would expect one to ask a friend, neighbour, countryman, wine store manager, fellow wine lover, … Continue reading

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Geeky Grape Girl (G3) – Part 1

What does one do when Writer’s Block hits really hard and swift? In my case, it’s have-a- little-quiz-about-Italian-wine-grapes-to-fill-the-time post! I’ve started the fast and furious studies on Italian wine grapes in anticipation of my return to Verona in April to … Continue reading

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Ode to a Riesling

Riesling: you either love them or hate them. I have a cautious love with Riesling. There are few and far between that I truly enjoy, appreciate, and yes…love. Andreas Bender is a German producer from the Mosel with property in … Continue reading

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Got Wine? Need Storage?

Sometimes we get so caught up in the wine, once we get it all home, where the heck are we going to store it? Please, not in the cupboard above the refrigerator!  That is the worst place! The basement is … Continue reading

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