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Extreme Wine Trip: Okanagan Valley BC Canada Part 1

Stuck at home? Grab a glass of something nice. Since we can’t travel, stray with me to the edge of wine-making. With so many “important” wine regions out there, I had set aside Canada’s Okanagan Valley. It was too far, … Continue reading

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Vancouver 5: Lulu Island Winery, New China, and the Gulf of Georgia Cannery

Wayward Wine continues its search for local wine in British Columbia.

So we drive South of Vancouver to Richmond. Rain pours outside. What better way to start a wet day than inside a Cannery museum? Continue reading

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Vancouver Visit 3: Pacific Culinary Institute and Cassini Cellars, Pinot Noir

Out of desperation, we reserved lunch for Half Off Wine Wednesday. Online research found, finally, that wines equaled BC winery prices (albeit still twice US retail). More importantly, the Pacific Culinary Institute sourced food locally. The food should meld well … Continue reading

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Vancouver Visit: Mt. Boucherie, Family Estate Winery, Ehrenfelser, Okanagan Valley BC VQA 2012 17.99 ca

Wayward Wine is presently on location in Vancouver, BC in Canada exploring its wines (EU Austerity Drinking Tour posts will resume shortly). The challenge was adjusting to BC sticker shock. The province tightly controls pricing and taxes alcohol to the … Continue reading

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