Category Archives: Wine

Italian Job

by Abigail Anyone who knows me knows how much I love Italian wine. It’s incredible to see the diversity of the grapes, the regions and the wine styles in Italy; there is a wine for every occasion! But, I feel … Continue reading

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Wine 101

by Bri Somm: Making wine exciting and terrifying for Millenials the way Sideways did for Gen-X’ers Wine 101 was the first wine course I took years back while living in Vancouver. It is what inspired me to dive in deeper … Continue reading

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The Perfect Pair

by Abigail Valentine’s Day is all about spending time with your special someone. We notarize the idea of splurging our significant others with chocolates, flowers, wine, and cheese, and stress ourselves out to make sure Valentine’s Day is the most … Continue reading

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Budget Buddies – Wine That Won’t Hurt Your Bottom Line

by Bri Congratulations Calgary! We survived the week of frozen tundra and now we can reward ourselves. Since the holiday season has just passed, certainly I’m not the only one with a tight budget. Therefore, welcome to my Budget Buddies … Continue reading

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Tight Wad Oenophile: Back to School

by Bri September is here and it’s time to get all the layers of clothing out and prepare ourselves for ……cold-weather season. Not only do we have to get those calendars back out to keep track of all the fall … Continue reading

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Cheese Please: Staff Picks

by Abigail Initially, it was Don who was to present the wine component of the tasting, but unfortunately he fell ill just a couple days before (hope you are feeling better!) Fortunately I am one to always jump at the … Continue reading

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BBQ and Wine

By Brianna It is no mystery that wine is meant to be paired with delicious food. That is why I love pairing my favourite drink with one of my favourite food. BBQ provides ampul of wine pairing opportunities. Caramelized burnt … Continue reading

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Women in Wine

by Bri Women have always been involved in the world of wine. If you look back more than a century or two, their involvement may have not been traditional or even on purpose but women were and still are pivotal … Continue reading

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Vino Italiano

by Abigail Italy is a country full of wonders. Not only does Italy have a wide range of beautiful traditional dishes, breathtaking architecture, and incredible landscapes, it is also home to some of the most historic and diverse wine regions … Continue reading

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Rosé! It’s not white. It’s not red. It’s just delicious!

by Dave If I have to pick one type of wine that would be the only wine that I would be able to drink. I think it would be rosé. Ok, I guess it would actually be bubbles first and … Continue reading

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