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June 1, 2019

Two For Tuesday: Syrah!

Syrah/Shiraz is widely grown throughout the world. Old world, new world, northern hemisphere, southern hemisphere. It reaches its pinnacle in northern Rhône but great examples can […]
June 8, 2019

Two for Tuesday : Chenin Blanc

Two for Tuesday. This week Chenin Blanc. One wine each from the two most important regions for Chenin Blanc in the world – Vouvray and South […]
June 9, 2019

How cold is too cold?

Serving wine at the right temperature can be a bit trickier that one would think. That is because many factors come into play – White or […]
June 10, 2019

Wine Review : 2015 Domaine La Chapelle St. Joseph Vacquerys

The first of my weekly Friday posts. This week, barbecue season is in full swing. I barbecue a lot and I barbecue everything. There are lots […]
June 10, 2019

Wine Tasting Party with Friends

Celebration of #nationalwineday with some new friends at in home tutored wine tasting with #carlknowswine. Great fun with some fabulous wines from @divin_paradis
June 11, 2019

Fish or Fowl… what is in my wine?

Why might the wine I am drinking contain traces of fish (Isinglass) or eggs as indicated on some bottles of wine? That’s a good question. These […]
June 19, 2019

Two For Tuesday: Bordeaux Edition

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Carl Bird (@carlknowswine) Two outstanding wines in their own ways. Slight colour differences between the two. RB […]
June 19, 2019

2forTuesday – The Rosé Edition

These two wines have been flying off the shelves of the wine store in which I work. So I thought there must be something to these […]
June 29, 2019

Foodie Friday: The New York Edition

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June 29, 2019

Two for Tuesday: The Québec Edition

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June 29, 2019

Foodie Friday: The Camping Edition (one week ago)

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July 4, 2019

Croatian Wines from Istria – An old world becomes new again

Check out this terrific article from the Wine Spirit and Education Trust (WSET) about the renewal of this incredible old world wine region. My favourite quote […]
July 15, 2019

5 @ 7 Dînatoire Chez Chesser

On Saturday July 6, 2019 a group of like-minded, wine loving friends gathered for an in-home tutored wine and food pairing evening. Paul Chesser and Eric […]