Tag Archives: Tuscany

What’s YOUR favourite?

If you were presented with a lineup of wine and had to pick only one, could you do it? Are you influenced by certain factors such as grape variety, producer, region or country, price or points scored? Is there a … 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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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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Vancouver Wine Festival

Thirsty Thursday is on break as I am in the beautiful city of Vancouver in British Columbia, to bring you a brief overview of my time here at the Vancouver Wine Festival. The event itself is seriously about a week … 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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