Feb
14

Oregon Wine Tour: Pinot Capital of the New World

I don’t really write about wine events or tastings anymore, mostly because so many of them suck. But, today is an exception. I’m writing to let you know about what

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Apr
28

Vancouver Craft Beer Week: Get Your Tickets

This is a public service announcement to support what is going to be the most important and best craft brewing event in Canada: Vancouver Craft Beer Week. The events taking place during

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Feb
10

Aboriginal Wine and Fine Dining Showcased During 2010 Winter Games

This press release seemed worth reporting here. I think the Nk’Mip Cellars project has been a perfect example of economic development gone right for an aboriginal community. And the event

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Feb
1

Beer Wars Keynote from Greg Koch of Stone Brewing Company

Last Sunday I attended the CAMRA BC screening of Beer Wars, a documentary about how the craft brewing industry in the United States has contintuously been shafted by the large

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Jan
27

Contest: Win Two Tickets to PS I Love You Petite Sirah Tasting

I love petite sirah. I first discovered the grape several years ago on a trip to Napa. It can sometimes be overblown, but it really has great potential. I’ve wanted

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Jan
20

Event: Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival

I just received a press release about tickets to the upcomming international wine festival. Here it is: Tickets to the wildly popular Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival go on sale

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Jan
18

Event: Beer Wars Movie Screening

This may be a wine blog, but there is not that much separation between appreciation for great wine and appreciation for great craft beer. The craft beer movement faces similar

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