The Demystified Vine

Taking the mystery out of wine exploration!

If I created a list of the most “well-known” white varietals of Greece (in no particular order), I would list them as the following: *Assyrtiko     *Athiri     *Malagousia     *Moschofilero     *Robola     *Roditis     *Savatiano Each of these varietals has one thing in common: their names scare people. I can assure you, however, that there is no need to …

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My recent trip to the Okanagan wonderfully began at Little Straw Vineyards (@LittleStrawWine) in West Kelowna. There is a soft spot in my heart for this small vineyard and winery ever since I tasted their 2008 La Petite Paille Pinot Noir. I first stopped into this winery in May 2012, when I was on a …

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Hello all you wine lovers! Well, we are a mere few days away from the “end” of this holiday season, and on that note, I am posting the final installment of the holiday-inspired wine carols that Mr. Martin Knowles and I created a number of weeks back. We both hope that you have been enjoying …

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Another week closer to the holidays, and here we are again! This time ’round, I present to you the lastest and greatest version of “O Tannin Bomb” written by Martin Knowles and myself. Enjoy! O Tannin Bomb (O Christmas Tree) O tannin bomb, O tannin bomb, How astringent is thy finish! You might be big, …

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Happy Holidays, everyone! My partner and I, being the wine geeks that we are, decided to make holiday carols a bit more interesting this year! By using the song rhythms of popular carols, we created our own lyrics — but about wine! Each week prior to Christmas, I will be posting one song. Enjoy them, …

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