Monthly Archives: January 2011

A Resolution For Riesling

Last night’s WSET Diploma class was on German wines.  I enjoyed the Rieslings so very much.  How is it that I forget to enjoy these wines more often? I have fond memories of German Riesling.  Grilled prawns in a lime … Continue reading

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Bring On The Blends

Last night I enjoyed a glass of 2009 13th Street White Palatte.  It is an off dry blend of seven different grape varities, packed full of exotic and austere flavours.  A really good deal at $14.95.  There were only 350 … Continue reading

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A Fabulous Fungus Feast

The success of New Years Eve’s delicious seafood dinner party encouraged another recent feast.  Our dinner group decided we couldn’t wait another year for such a fabulous meal, so we organized a party for Sunday January 16th. There are some … Continue reading

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Okanagan Life Part 1: Arriving in the valley

Getting into the year 2011 I am looking back not just on the last year, but the last two years.  The last two years I spent living in the Okanagan Valley in British Columbia.  I decided to move out west … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve 2010

To celebrate 2010 and to ring in 2011 a small group of friends gathered for an intimate seafood dinner.   We organized five courses paired with wines.  Here’s a little recap of the evening’s events: Course One Blue Point Oysters … Continue reading

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