Tag Archives: Sangiovese

The Joy of Wine

I was reminded on Saturday while dining with friends why I do what I do and why I love it so much. Sometimes I just need to be reminded what the joy of wine is really all about and the reasons … Continue reading

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Tenuta di Capezzana

One of the great things about Vinitaly is being invited to specific producer booths and getting to taste some of those wines that might be “under the table”. Not just anyone gets to taste. It’s the “good stuff” that gets … Continue reading

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Thirsty Thirty-Something Thursday #15 – Lombardy

Upon reading some other posts this week and Lombardy being more on my mind, this week’s edition of Thirsty will focus on a Chiaretto (Key-a-retto)~Lombardy’s version of rosé. Tis the season after all! And personally, I love this Chiaretto. It … 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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