Where the Wild Wines Are

This is something I never do – repeating myself from one blog to another – but I was so happy with how this post turned out, I just had to steer you to it. Not only that, the movie did very well over the weekend.

So, please check out Where the Wild Wines Are and roar.

Mari Kane

Mari is a writer, blogger and WordPress consultant, living in Vancouver, BC, the most wine-soaked town north of the 49th Parallel. She also blogs about WordPress web design at Blogsite Studio.com. Follow her on Twitter or Google Plus.

2 thoughts on “Where the Wild Wines Are

  • October 22, 2009 at 5:28 pm

    In a few months we will be launching wineclubzone.com. Our main goal is to index all the wine clubs nationwide both online and offline. We will also be launching a blog network and featuring top notch blogs like yours.

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    * We would use your site feed and feed in the first 200 characters of your post and link back to you as a means of driving traffic to your site
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  • October 22, 2009 at 10:16 pm

    You don't get it and you never will. Unlike shopping in the U.S., where 'Buyer Beware' is a way of life, here in Canada when a bottle of wine says B.C. Wine, we trust for it to have been made from grapes grown here in B.C. and then processed and bottled here in B.C. Bottles of wine that are simply filled in B.C. with other wines from around the world are nowhere near the same thing. We don't look for the small print, because we don't believe we have to. If it says it's a B.C. wine, it should be as advertised. What Jackson Trigg did was to break this trust we have with companies in this field. In the old days, when we bought Calona Wines for example, we knew we were getting a bottle of plonk, nothing else. We used it to make Gluevein or for cooking. Hardy souls actually drank it, but it was horrible stuff – at least we knew it. Now, with the advent of so many good wineries in the Okanagan Valley and Vancouver Island, we expect a higher standard by supporting them when we go to the liquor store. We experiment and taste-test, and we don't always rave about what we bought. But we knew it was a B.C. product. I think it's time for you to realize that we don't think like the U.S., and when we are cheated, we yelp! That's what all the reaction has been about. If you want to compare us to your old ways of life in California, then don't. We are nothing like those people, and God bless us for it.

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