What is a Valentine Wine?

I like to think that every day is Valentine’s Day, but with all this suggestiveness about what wine to drink, I’ve been thinking: what makes a wine romantic?

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Top 7 Wine Blending Tips for the Holidays

Your friends may think you’re crazy until you inspire them to blend a few wines themselves. Then, they’ll think you’re a hero for making that cheap shiraz into something drinkable.

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My Favorite Wines

Here are new lyrics for a song I wrote last year, inspired by John Coltrane, whose interpretation of My Favorite Things gave The Sound of Music its purpose for existence.

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A Few of My Favorite Wines

Here’s a little ditty I wrote last year, to be sung to the tune of My Favorite Things
Marsanne and Rousanne and Gruner Veltliner,
Riesling and Muscat and Gewürtztraminer,
delicate Champagne with bubbles so fine,
these are a few of my favorite wines.

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Volcanic Hills Explodes Mt Boucherie

One thing you almost never see at a wine tasting is a live band, much less a six-piece combo with a horn section. But at the Volcanic Hills tasting at the Beyond Restaurant in the Century Plaza Hotel here in Vancouver, Moja was playing everything from Bob Marley to Talking Heads, and it was an epiphany.

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