Tag Archives: Piedmont

Back in the Saddle

After two weeks away, it’s time to get back to reality.  The reality of working for a living, caring for my family, my home, yet continuing along the path of Store Manager, Wine Buyer, and now Italian Wine Ambassador. I’ve … Continue reading

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VINITALY and the City

Verona is in full buzz mode now with likely an extra 150,000 people in town for the annual VinItaly wine festival. And this is the 50th year, so it’s even more special and exciting. The Piazzas are full, and it’s … Continue reading

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The Glories of Piedmont

I love Italian wines.  That’s all there is to it… Piedmont is a region in NW Italy where some, let me say, FREAKING amazing wines are made.  My fellow wine geek James recently visited there and is to host the … Continue reading

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The Wine Chronicles – Part 3

I’ve been so immersed in wine lately, (figuratively and literally) that I almost don’t even know where to start writing.  Today, I read a post by a fellow blogger, who quite honestly, inspired me.  SAHMmellier is an amazing mom, writer and … Continue reading

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All Hail Italia!

My basement is cold…I mean, two blankets wrapped around me cold.  Springtime in Edmonton means melting ice and snow, which means cold concrete foundations.  Yup, despite 2″x8″ engineered joists, and double insulation, it’s still chilly in spring.  Probably the chilliest … Continue reading

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