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Celebrate The Chinese New Year of the Brown Earth Pig with Wine

Chinese New Year of the Brown Pig (Image courtesy www.thechinesezodiac.org)

February 5, 2019 is the Chinese New Year of the Brown Earth Pig.   In Chinese culture, pigs are the symbol of wealth. 2019 is supposed to be a great year to make money, and a good year to invest. According…

Meet Gemtree Wines at the Vancouver International Wine Festival 2015

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Australia is the theme country for the Vancouver International Wine Festival 2015.  But what do you know about the wineries that you will meet in the Tasting Room, at seminars, or dinners?  This, and upcoming articles written by the Australian…

MyWinePal’s Picks from the Import Vintners & Spirits Association Tasting – Feb 2011

This week I attended the IVSA‘s latest tastings of new wine and spirits in the Vancouver area. There was at least 70 different tables from my quick count, with each table offering 5-10 different wines. As such, I was not…