Tag Archives: Okanagan Valley

Thirsty Thirty-Something Thursday #12 – Canada

Oh Canada! Time to come home for this week’s edition of Thirsty. Yes, I’ve been a bit stuck on Italy, but it’s time to come home and talk a bit about wine from my own backyard.  Specifically this wine. I … Continue reading

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Tales from the Canadian Okanagan: An Introduction

So I’ve been reading posts lately on “Field Trips” taken by my fellow wine bloggers. Although I cannot say (yet) that I have been to any “exotic” wine locales, like you all, I CAN go visit the wineries in my … Continue reading

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The Big Conglomerates

Ok, so as amazing as Little Straw was, I must at least mention the big guns, because they’re important too!  And let’s be honest.  The next two wineries have the capacity to actually export out into the world market.  I … Continue reading

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La Petite Paille

For those of you that know French, this can be translated to “The Little Straw”. After visiting 14 wineries on the trip to My Own Backyard, this was by far, one of my favourite wineries in the tour.  Small, intimate, … Continue reading

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My Own Backyard

There’s nothing like taking a vacation…getting away from the hustle and bustle of the big city; this ratrace we call “life”.  For 10 days, I no longer have to navigate the streets of the city on my bicycle, answer any … Continue reading

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