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Find Out More About Riesling: Seven Amazing Facts, One Incredible Grape

September 18, 2017 - By 

Amazingly varied, incredibly expressive and endlessly fascinating, Riesling is a true white wine lover’s grape varietal. In restaurants and wine bars from Brooklyn to Berlin, from Osaka to right here in Okanagan, this Germanic grape has experienced something of a renaissance in recent years, as a new generation of wine fans have discovered its charms and have been utterly seduced by its myriad qualities.

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Wine Investment 101: Everything You Need to Know

September 18, 2017 - By 

Perhaps you've toyed with the thought of wine investment. If you've dabbled in collecting, it's the next logical step. Before you decide to take the plunge, here are a few things to know.

Why Invest?

The first question, of course, is why invest in wine in the first place? Well, fine wine can appreciate ...

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Canada Dry: The History of Canadian Prohibition

August 9, 2017 - By 

Although it didn't last more than several years, Canadian Prohibition has had long term effects that we still feel today. With roots in the 19th century, the movement to outlaw alcohol grew from smaller bans on a local level and culminated in a nationwide embargo on almost all things booze. Sure, the bans were lifted, but the wheels set in motion over one hundred years ago stil ...

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What Are Clones: Simple Guide

August 9, 2017 - By 

Today, the possibilities of what one can do scientifically with grapes and grapevines is almost limitless. The progress made in the natural sciences have been dazzling and dizzying, to say the least, and every bottle of wine we drink has benefited from our greater understanding of how to produce more characterful, flavourful and aromatic fruit.

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Okanagan Versus the Rest of the World Round Eight: Riesling

June 1, 2017 - By 

Oh, Riesling, perhaps the noblest of the noble grapes. Honey-scented tinged with the gentle aroma of newly blossomed citrus and orchard trees, it's the racy, regal, mineral-driven wine that is so hard not to fall in love with. The king of aromatic grapes, a glass of fine Riesling is a gustatory and sensory experience par excellence. But Riesling is more than just a pretty face. We all know by now that few things in life go together better th ...

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