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An Okanagan Valley Gewurztraminer Rules the Roost

I was so impressed with a sample bottle of an Okanagan Valley Gewurztraminer made by Red Rooster Winery that I contacted the winemaker, Karen Gillis, to find out more. You can see the bulk of my interview with her on Foodista. Here are a couple bonus questions, focusing on next year’s Wine Bloggers Conference in [More]

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A Concrete Egg Hatches a Haywire Wine

What does a concrete egg have to do with wine? I was curious to find out when I received a sample bottle of the 2011 Haywire Winery Pinot Gris that stated “Raised in Concrete” on the front label. So I contacted the co-owner of this British Colubmia winery, Christine Coletta, to ask her about this [More]

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BC 101: Introduction to British Columbia Wine Country

One of the best parts of attending the recent Wine Bloggers Conference in Portland, OR, was getting to meet so many fellow bloggers. So I wanted to note that a highlight of my visit to Phelps Creek (besides the scenery, food, and wine) was the company of many interesting people along for hay rides (!) [More]

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