Month: December 2013

Do You Prefer Canadian Wine? More #CanWinePalate Survey 2013 Results

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As promised, here is Part 2 of my Canadian Wine Palate Survey for 2013. In Part 1 I gave you some insights on the red and white varietal wines that Canadians prefer, according to the survey.  If you didn’t read…

Value Priced South American Wines for the Holidays from Terra Andina

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Have you tried any wine from Brasil before?  Did you know that there are wineries in Brasil?  You may think of the beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema in Rio de Janiero, but if you go to the cooler climate in…

A Special Johnnie Walker Whisky Master Class at Hopscotch

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I admit that I am still learning about Scotch Whisky, learning a bit through my WSET training. I was glad to be invited to attend a Johnnie Walker Whisky Master Class at Hopscotch.  Our “teacher” was Mr. Michael “Mike” Nicholson,…

Privato Winery – Quietly Making a Name in Kamloops BC

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Privato Winery is one of the newest wineries in BC, and the second winery in Kamloops, along side Harper’s Trail winery.  Privato opened their doors in August this year with the release of their Pinot Noir and opening of their…