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Some Interesting (& lesser known) Italian Grapes

Nothing says interesting like Italian grape varieties, and these two are no exception with some new offerings brought in that are actually quite perfect for “patio” whites and all this hot summer weather we’ve been having! Bombino bianco is most … Continue reading

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Now that Summer is here…

It seems we’ve been waiting a long time for Summer to show up! It’s almost the end of July, and today is one of the nicest days we’ve seen in a while here in the Capital city. We’ve had so much … Continue reading

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Thirsty Thirty- Something Thursday #22- Sancerre

With summer in full swing, I’m fully into the drinking of white wine. This is not to say I don’t enjoy red or white wine all year round, but there is nothing more pleasurable than sitting outside in the sun during … Continue reading

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Thirsty Thirty-Something Thursday #14 – Provence

It’s been hot here. And I mean H-O-T. Quite unusual for this time of year in this neck of the woods. We are likely about two-three weeks ahead of where we normally are for this time of year. I look … Continue reading

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Time for a Little Pink?

Is it too early to start on the pink?  To start drinking and savouring rosé?  With the Vernal equinox only 2 days away, I say GO FOR IT!! At the store I manage, we LOVE rosés! Today (Wednesday) is delivery … Continue reading

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