The Demystified Vine

Taking the mystery out of wine exploration!

Eav Vivre is a “family-run boutique winery” that is located in Cawston, BC. They are one of the growing number of wineries located in the Similkameen Valley – an area full of farms, microclimates, and really great soils.   Dale and Geraldine are the proud owners of Eau Vivre. To support the unity between the land …

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The lights were turned down low as I walked into Cibo Trattoria at Seymour and Nelson St. on Wednesday, May 6th, 2015. Everyone was already seated, and there was a hum in the room. Across the restaurant, David Tremblay (Sales Manager for South by Southwest Wine Imports) leaned into the table engulfed in a conversation …

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Twenty-thirteen was the first year that Haywire Winery, located in Summerland, British Columbia, released their annual Lunar New Year wines. Haywire wines are made at Okanagan Crush Pad run by the lovely Christine Coletta and Steve Lornie. As Whitney Law (of Okanagan Crush Pad) communicated, these special wines were “made in celebration of the Lunar …

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Why yes, yes you would. [Grin.] Most folks know that October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. All too many of us know of at least one person who has had breast cancer or who is currently battling it. The statistics are insanely alarming. According to the Breast Cancer Society of Canada: Breast cancer is the …

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Olfactory vs. Gustatory Wine Experiences: A Discussion In July 2014, I sat down for a candid discussion with Ken Trimpe, a Washington-based photographer and oenophile who runs the website Decanter Banter. We met at the Wine Bloggers Conference in Santa Barbara, and it was delightful to be able to engage with such a creative mind. …

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