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South African Adventure – Day 1 & 2

Sometimes life deals you a hand you can’t refuse…yup, again, I am blessed, to not only be participating in my first harvest, but to do it in South Africa is beyond anything I ever imagined. I have my own little … Continue reading

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Any Day is a Good Day for Bordeaux

Not only is the Italian wine selection impressive at the store, but Bordeaux also has its fair share of excellency here. The usual suspects are not here though. You won’t find any Château Lafite, Latour, Margaux or any other first … Continue reading

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Destination: South Africa

Last week, I had the privilege of traveling to Toronto, Canada to take part in an initiative to further understand South African wines and learn about the PIWOSA group (Premium Independant Wineries of South Africa). What a treat it was … 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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What’s YOUR favourite?

If you were presented with a lineup of wine and had to pick only one, could you do it? Are you influenced by certain factors such as grape variety, producer, region or country, price or points scored? Is there a … Continue reading

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