Tag: sherry

Welcome the Year of the Metal Rat in 2020

Year of the Metal Rat 2020 (Image courtesy www.chinesefortunecalendar.com)

January 25, 2020 is the Chinese New Year¬†of the¬†Metal Rat.¬† ¬†In Chinese culture, rats were seen as a sign of wealth and surplus. According to chinesenewyear.net, “The Rat is the first of all zodiac animals. According to one myth, the…

My Spanish Wine Picks from VanWineFest 2018

Dynamic Spain seminar flight of wines at VanWineFest 2018

Did you know that Spain‚Äôs wine heritage is at least three thousand years old?¬† Yet, you may not know much about Spanish wine, except for perhaps Rioja red wines and Spanish Cava.¬† Tempranillo is the best-known grape from Spain, being…

Perfect Pairing Tastings at TWB – The Wine Bar in Yaletown

TWB Perfect Pairings

TWB – The Wine Bar opened December 2012 and is yet to reach it’s first birthday. ¬†A very unpretentious place where there are a plethora of wines around the by the glass, which you can sip ¬†with tiny bites and…

Gastown Wine Crawl – Exciting Sips from Seacove Group

This past week, the Seacove Group, a wine agency located in Vancouver, brought over 5 winery principals from Europe to show us a range of their wines. ¬†Strolling through the cobbled Gastown streets, between restaurants, one could imagine you were…