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Exclusive Ian Brand Interview

Ian Brand is a thoughtful and eclectic person. He also happens to be a highly in demand winemaker determined to extract the authenticity and genuine character of a varietal and the grapes that compose the characteristic personality of a label. 105 more words

American Wines

Hoyt Family Vineyards

If you find yourself in Malibu, and even if you don’t, be sure to have a glass (or bottle) of Carol Hoyt’s award-winning wine. Hoyt Family Vineyards is producing the best whites you can drink this summer from the grapes grown on Carol’s property in Malibu and Paso Robles. 93 more words


Laithwaites Vintage Festival 2015

What a great few days! It all started on Thursday (16.04) evening at the Coppid Beech Hotel in Bracknell at a Laithwaite customer evening.

I had volunteered to do this event some weeks ago, as a “warm-up” for Friday (17.04) & Saturday (18.04) at the   675 more words


Waiheke, the island of wine

Last week, I had a couple of days off from work. Two buses, one ferry and a twenty-minute hike later, I arrived at my first stop: Waiheke, the island of wine! 527 more words

Perhaps our best vintage yet at Keswick Vineyards.

As we enter the first official day of Spring, we generally reflect on the harvest that was and evaluate the wines as they continue to age or, in our case, finish their secondary fermentation in barrel. 2,551 more words

Stanley, Andrew and Yves

In February I was delighted to accept an invitation to an exciting wine and food event at Stanley’s Restaurant & Wine Bar on St… 1,020 more words

Tasting Events

Wine Guy – Easter Cheers

A note to readers: Effective April 1st most liquor stores, including BC Liquor Stores, have changed their shelf pricing. The shelf price no longer includes the 10% PST and 5% GST applicable to each bottle of wine.  449 more words