Oliver: Canada’s Wine Capital

What I love about Oliver is that it feels a lot like our former hometown of Forestville, California. It’s why my husband Bill and I invested in a rental property there and have a reason to drive 4.5 hours from Vancouver to visit.

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My Ignite Presentation at Wine Bloggers Conference: Wine Blending at Home

Last month, I was invited to deliver an Ignite presentation at the 2012 Wine Bloggers Conference in Portland, Oregon, and although I knew I had a solid subject – Wine Blending at Home – about which I’ve blogged before, I had no experience using PowerPoint.

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Speed Tasting Tweets from the 2012 Wine Bloggers Conference

Can you taste and evaluate 12 wines in one hour amid a frenzy of talking, pouring, sipping and typing? It

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Blue Watery Winery Sprouts Michigan’s Newest Wine Country

On a recent trip to Michigan I finally had the chance to visit Blue Water Winery near Lexington, on the shores of Lake Huron.

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Hot Wine Tasting at Monticello

As we stepped off the buses and onto the grounds of Monticello, it was so hot they were grilling crab cakes on the garden walls.

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