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Miradoro Preview Tasting

The Best Things in Life Aren’t Things, was a bumper sticker I saw on a recent road trip that hit me square in the obvious gland. As I was kneeling out the pain of this platitude, the realization that my road trips…

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Posted by: on Saturday, March 12th, 2011
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Le Vieux Pin Goes to Market

Market at Shangri-la’s first winemaker’s dinner saw French-styled Okanagan favorite Le Vieux Pin – including an inaugural sip of a syrah/viognier blend from the barrel – paired with some delectable…

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Posted by: on Monday, June 7th, 2010
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Wine Is The Glue That Binds: Banée 2010

Hosted by the South Okanagan Wine Association each year, Banée was modeled after Burgundy’s famed Banée de Meursault, a wine industry celebration that marks the end of pruning and the beginning of a new season.…

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Posted by: on Sunday, April 18th, 2010
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BC Wines Found Far Afield

If you enjoy BC wines and also tend to travel to the US, you’ll know that it’s rare to see anything from BC on a wine list south of the border. And if you do find one, it’s bound to be an ice wine.…

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Posted by: on Sunday, February 4th, 2007
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Not authentic, but muy delicioso

Okay, okay. I know I said I was on a quest for an authentic taco. But my dad was in town, and he loves Tex-Mex, which is awfully hard to find in the Okanagan. Plus I didn’t feel like driving anywhere. So we wandered…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, October 25th, 2006
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Dirty Laundry Vineyard SOLD

Oh dear. I have no idea if this is good news or very bad news, but one of my favourite BC wineries, Dirty Laundry, was just sold. Beyond concerns that customer service may drop (they’re amazing), I do hope the…

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Posted by: on Thursday, September 28th, 2006
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