Discovering Wine in University

One time Luke and I were brainstorming for articles I could write and he mentioned ‘how students discover wine in university.’ As I am currently completing my final year at UBC, I suppose I have an inside scoop. In all reality, university students bring a bottle of Yellow Tail to a party and think they’re …

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Vancouver’s International Wine Festival 2013

I traversed the world of wine in one day… and in one room. Yesterday at Vancouver’s International Wine Festival hundreds of people from the industry, enthusiasts and consumers alike came out in droves to sample the worldly goods. This year’s focus was California, particularly their Chardonnays. One of the first wines I tried was Stag’s …

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One More Reason to Love the Mediterranean

I’m sure most of you by now have heard various health benefits you can gain by consuming wine from those that feel they need to justify drinking it. No justification is necessary. Most cited resources will make reference to health benefits regarding red wines rather than white due to several reasons. Firstly, white wine usually …

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Golden Mile, Indeed

A wonderful customer at the wine shop I work at in Vancouver popped in to let me try his Golden Mile Cellars 2005 Pinot Noir. He had recently purchased a Pinot Noir vertical from Road 13 that included wines from their previous Golden Mile Cellars label. This particular is definitely at its peak and should …

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