Category: Wine

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Canadian Wine Tourism & BC Wine Country – Food, Deserts and Vineyards

I like to go to places that are unexpected places to go to for wine. As an Ontario girl, I have not yet visited BC wines but I was lucky enough to try a large number of them at an ... Lets You Use Their Masters of Wine for Wine Selection

Ever wished you had better wine knowledge to know whether a chardonnay or a chenin blanc was right with that monk fish you were thinking of serving? Well, now the is here to help. You won’t find thousands of ...

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Cramele Recas – Romanian Vineyard, Destination & Wine Buff’s Dream

Cramele [literally 'cellar'] Recas is a premium wine estate located on the far western fringes of the Romanian region of Transylvania/Banat – near Romania's third largest city, Timisoara. From 1722 until 1786, Recas attracted waves of immigration from Schwaben region ...

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Les Vignobles Foncalieu with East London Wine School

I go to a lot of wine tastings as press and generally they are sedate affairs. We swallow little wine, chat a little but mainly are there to absorb knowledge and chat with the wine maker. The experience I had ...

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Drinking the Wine Rack – What to Choose When You’re Shopping

It was not the most epic tasting I have ever been faced with but I must admit that it was larger than some. The numbers for the wine went from one to seventy seven and Jancis Robinson was already there ...

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Lindt and Vinopolis Chocolate and Wine Pairing Evenings

Ever wanted to learn more about wine and chocolate and pair it all up in an evening of indulgence? Well the lovely people at Lindt have teamed up with the amazing people at Vinopolis to create the ultimate evening of ...

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2012 Official Selection of the Crus Bourgeois du Médoc

Something a little different for the blog and something quite new for me - Cru Bourgeois: The Bordeaux You Should Know! For most people, Bordeaux can be intimidating. Heck - I'm about to try a bunch of these wines and I'm ...

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Blossom Hill Launches 2 New Wines For the Fridge

Red wine from the fridge isn't necessarily something we're used to in the UK. Of course, a refreshing Sangria isn't far from the mind on a hot sunny day but on its own a bottle of red isn't necessarily what ...

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Review of Aldi Champagne Veuve Monsigny Brut 2014

I love Aldi so much I even forgive them for forcing my gym to shut and move so far away from me I have to drive there. I especially love their Cremant de Jura. If I could have one tipple ...


Chocolate & Wine Bring The Ultimage Relaxation Moment on a Friday Eve

Stressed Brits needing a break should clear their diaries at 8.38pm this Friday, head to the living room sofa, dim the lights and set the thermostat for precisely 19.8 degrees Celsius. New research from Lindt EXCELLENCE released today reveals that ...

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