Tag Archives: Okanagan

Thirsty Thirty-Something Thursday #17 – Okanagan Valley, BC Canada

This week’s installment of Thirsty is a wine from a winery that really holds a special place in my heart. During our field trip for the Level IV Diploma, we were able to visit the Culmina Winery on the Golden … Continue reading

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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: Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery

First, of all, this winery was not even on my radar, and second of all, what is a Portugese winery doing in British Columbia?!?  Actually, the owners like to call it a “Canadian Winery with a Portugese twist”.   After … Continue reading

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Tales from the Canadian Okanagan – Black Hills Winery

After starting at a very well-known Canadian winery, and then moving onto a very busy second winery, I had convinced myself that at that point, I was going small.  These were commercial, impersonal, with too many people and not enough … Continue reading

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Have you been “Freudified”?

Welcome to the world of Fortified Wines! Most of us have either heard of Port or perhaps even had the opportunity to try it. If it’s a true Port, it comes from Portugal, specifically the Douro region, and made with … Continue reading

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