The Demystified Vine

Taking the mystery out of wine exploration!

I am inclined to begin this post by mentioning that the concept of karma is widely known to be a cause and effect law. So, with that as a reminder, I will now continue my blogging. Background: I was on summer vacation in the Lake Chelan area of Washington in July 2012. After disembarking from …

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It’s a hot summer night – what’s a girl to sip with her friends on the porch? A 2010 Calliope Riesling you say? I’m waaaay ahead of you. After working hard in the wine garden with the housewine.ca ladies in West Vancouver at a festival, I couldn’t help but want to have a bit of …

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If you like white wines that are fruit forward, I recommend you try Kettle Valley Winery’s 2010 Gewürztraminer. If you don’t like fruit in your face, well, you’re out of luck with this one. I decided to purchase this bottle because I wanted to contribute a little “Gewurz” to the stomachs and hearts of the …

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Fact: This is one juicy Rosé. Opinion: If you don’t go out and try this Rosé, you will seriously regret it. (Hey! It’s my opinion!) I couldn’t have said it better myself. Oh wait… At 11.1% abv, this light-bodied bottle of light pink gorgeousness is one that will please. From the Okanagan Valley, BC, it …

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O solo mio… How I disappeared into this wine! Breath taken, I completely forgot that my partner was sitting across the table from me, and that I had cooked him this lovely birthday dinner. Moreover, the ricotta and spinach manicotti and insalate verde could wait in line for the Massolino to take its turn! Alright, …

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