The Demystified Vine

Taking the mystery out of wine exploration!

Hello wine lovers! Here’s the ‘quick and dirty’ on a recent wine I tried – the 2016 Wild Goose Vineyards “Mystic River Vineyard” Gewurztraminer – that I was definitely “wowed” with. If you can get your hands on a bottle of this award-winning wine, do so. It recently received Okanagan Wine Festival’s “Wine of the Year …

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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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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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Alright, well, if you figure that out, let me know. I don’t have a clue what Zweigelt rhymes with. I could take a few stabs at it, but how about I’ll just take a few more sips instead? A crossing of Blaufrankisch and St. Laurent, Zweigelt is “the most widely planted black variety [in Austria] …

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