The Demystified Vine

Taking the mystery out of wine exploration!

Adega on 45th Estate Winery, whose motto is “A nossa casa é a tua casa” meaning “Our house is your house”, has been around for a number of years now, and I have to say that I have started to enjoy their wines more in the last few years. They are located in Osoyoos, BC …

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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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Another Wine Bloggers Conference came and went, and of course, none of it would have happened without the support of the sponsors. This year, I was provided with a generous scholarship to the 2014 WBC in Santa Barbara, California, and I was (and still am) wholeheartedly thankful that I had the opportunity to learn and …

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Happy 2nd Anniversary! Another year has come and gone, and I am pleased to say that The Demystified Vine is still guiding people to love & understand wine more and unravel the mysteries behind this fascinating topic! Okay, I’m done. Mission accomplished. Just kidding. In the last two years, I have seen The Demystified Vine …

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Wine is art. There is no debate on that. I refuse to even entertain the idea that it is not. First Let’s Talk Santa Barbara Wine Country With the nickname The American Riviera, how could you not want to travel here? Santa Barbara County is a vigorously growing grape region. (See what I did there?) …

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