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Hiking to a wine tasting in Okanagan Falls

I had the palate-pleasing privilege to spend last weekend at the 2013 Wine Bloggers Conference during its first visit to Canada in Penticton, BC. The weekend was so filled with great wine experiences that it's almost hard to know where to begin. But one of the most memorable tastings of the weeken…

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Penticton welcomes the 2013 Wine Bloggers Conference


After a whirlwind cross-country visit to Philadelphia, I'm back in British Columbia as my back-to-back food blogging/wine blogger conference travels continue. I had a quick two days rest at home on Vancouver Island after returning from Philly, then (still a little jet-lagged) I hopped in the car…

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Wine pairing lunch at Mission Hill's Terrace Restaurant

Okanagan Wine Sub-Region: Kelowna / Lake Region, known for Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Riesling & Chardonnay

In preparation for this summer's Wine Bloggers Conference  in British Columbia's Penticton Wine County in June, I'll be revisiting some of my favourite Okangan wine and food pairi…

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Okanagan Food & Wine Writers Workshop showcases Kelowna this April

Have you always dreamed of writing about food and wine, but have never known quite where to start? Or are you a well-seasoned writer who needs a little inspiration to keep your stories fresh in 2013? Then the Okanagan Food & Wine Writers Workshop (OKFWWW) is just the thing to sink your teeth into …

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Wine Bloggers' Conference coming to Penticton in 2013

Exciting news for wine lovers, wine bloggers and blog readers. British Columbia's beautiful Okanagan wine country will be on display for the world as the Wine Bloggers’ Conference comes to Penticton, BC this June.

I have the pleasure of visiting Penticton several times each year, both for writi…

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Gift Ideas - Ultra-cool & functional wine 'enhancers'

As one of many amateur wine explorers out there, I am happy to both give and receive interesting and useful wine-related gifts for any holiday. This Christmas, I've got my eye on two wine gadgets, one that I'm giving and the other that sits at the top of my list for Santa.

Nuance Wine Finer:

I was fi…

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