Tag Archives: Pinot Noir

When You’ve Lost the Passion…

When I started this blog in 2013, I had big ideas of posting once a week, maybe even twice. I had started on the wine journey, getting ready to do WSET 3 and learning all I could about wine. I … Continue reading

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Quarantine: 14 Days of Isolation Wines – Day Six

Just yesterday, our Province declared that wine retail stores were an essential service during the COVID-19 pandemic. Although our store is no longer open to the public, we continue our “essential service” by providing curbside pickup, deliveries (currently by us … Continue reading

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Pinot Around the World

When we hear the word Pinot, we think of the red Pinot.  But did you know that the Pinot’s – Noir, Gris and Blanc are genetically identical? It’s complicated I know, but if you were test their DNA, you would … Continue reading

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For The Love of Champagne

There’s this lure about Champagne; she seduces us with her fine bubbles, her lineage, her cache, chicness, and sometimes, that je ne sais quoi. Somm’s adore her…in fact there’s not one wine professional out there who I know that doesn’t … Continue reading

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South African Adventure – De Grendel Wine Farm

I’ve discovered what a wine farm really is…more than just wine, De Grendel, at 7 km from the Atlantic Ocean and 180 m above sea level, boasts a massive landscape with not only wine being produced, but blueberries, cattle, sheep … Continue reading

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