I’m so glad that we are beginning to see wines, from places like Turkey, in our market. As a general note, Turkey grows a lot of grapes. There are thousands of different varieties of grapes in this eastern country, and only two percent are used for wine making. As such, most of the grapes grown …
The fires were definitely burning on the night of the Rodney Strong Vineyards dinner at Black + Blue Restaurant as part of the Vancouver International Wine Festival. As one proceeded off of the elevator onto the rooftop patio, a buzz of anticipation greeted eager wine loving guests. About the Winery Hailing from Sonoma County in California, …
The lights were turned down low as I walked into Cibo Trattoria at Seymour and Nelson St. on Wednesday, May 6th, 2015. Everyone was already seated, and there was a hum in the room. Across the restaurant, David Tremblay (Sales Manager for South by Southwest Wine Imports) leaned into the table engulfed in a conversation …
September 1, 2014
Hello wine lovers!
Look! It’s my first video blog!
Last year at the 2013 Wine Bloggers Conference in Penticton, British Columbia, I began thinking about doing some video blogging or podcasting. This year, the intrigue continued. I finally made a short 4 minute video about how I stumbled upon wine. It’s nothing over-the-top, as I filmed it on my webcam. However, I hope you enjoy the story!
WARNING: Cheesy video about to be played.
Hello wine lovers! I recently met up with the lovely folks at Saul Good Gift Co. – a Vancouver gift basket company providing unique customized gourmet and organic corporate gift solutions – to talk about some of the basic rules of food & wine pairing. We also got to sit down and try some of …