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An Evening with Catena Wines

Last week, my boss and I were privileged to be two of only six guests for dinner and a tasting of some exclusive (higher-end) wines from the Bodega Catena Zapata of Argentina. Anyone who knows me, will know that Argentine … Continue reading

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Geeky Grape Girl (G3) – Part 2 Answers

It’s Friday, so it must be answer day to the geeky grapes question! I’m happy to report that at least one person attempted to answer the questions, which I received via email! And the individual even gave me the reference … Continue reading

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Not Just Another Malbec

We all know that Argentinian Malbec has been, and still is in some respect, all the rage and trending on every restaurant list in town. When it’s actually a grape you can pronounce, it makes one look fairly intelligent when … Continue reading

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Thirsty Thirty-Something Thursday #27 – Argentina

For those that know me well, will know I’m not a big fan of Malbec. At all. A big part of it has to do with what was the rising trend of this grape and it being everywhere. (This trend … Continue reading

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Thirsty Thirty-Something Thursday #21 – Lost Inhibitions (Okanagan, BC)

This blog is being posted also on YEG Women in Wine as part of the Canada Day Series. And Speaking of Canada Day…that’s tomorrow and we celebrate Canada’s 149th birthday! It’s always a fun day no matter where you are … Continue reading

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