The Demystified Vine

Taking the mystery out of wine exploration!

During the Wine Bloggers Conference 2013 in Penticton, BC, Luke Whittall of winecountrybc and I had a chance to sit down and chat about what The Demystified Vine is all about, why I love BC wines, and other random goodies. I think our style could be called “witty-banter”. It was a pleasure to meet Luke …

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Next stop: Tawse Winery I was very excited to visit Tawse, because during the 2012 International Wine Fest in Vancouver, my favourite wine of the night was their 2010 Sketches Riesling. It won Gold at the 2012 Canadian Wine Awards, and Tawse won Winery of the Year in 2012 for the third year running. I …

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It’s lunch time, folks! How could I not talk about this amazing experience? Next stop: Lunch at About Thyme Bistro¬† This quaint little restaurant was recommended to the group by one of my partner’s friends. She researched local and good places to eat in and around the area of where we were tasting. Getting there …

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The wine tour continues! Next stop: Angels Gate Next on our list of wineries to visit was Angel’s Gate. Angel’s Gate is just up the road from Thirty Bench, and so it was a quick hop across the bench. Angels Gate does higher volume in Niagara as compared to most wineries. They produce approximately 35,000 …

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It was the early morning of December 29th, 2012. The buzzing of my alarm woke me out of a deep sleep. I was alright with that though, because I knew that I was going to be heading to Niagara to do a winery tour of the Niagara Bench. On the list of vineyards and wineries …

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