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Cameron Hughes Lot 459

CAMERON HUGHES LOT 459 COLUMBIA VALLEY 2012 70% Riesling 30%Chenin Blanc I was really blown away by this wine; I think I was actually audible with my wow when I tried my first sip. The color is a golden lemon. Deep but not approaching oxidized hues. The nose is all Apricot, Peach and Nectarine with… Continue reading Cameron Hughes Lot 459

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Canada Day Series Round-Up

It is Canada’s 149th Birthday tomorrow, to help you plan a great celebration for the long weekend, and all summer weekends, here is our Canada Day Series round-up: Bring on the porch drinking with a Canadian Julep Drink Pink – Tinhorn Creek Cab Franc Rosé is welcome anytime Bring on the Bubbles – Benjamin Bridge… Continue reading Canada Day Series Round-Up

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All Canadian Brunch – Canada Day Series

How about a Canada Day Brunch, featuring everything Canadian? Canada Day Brunch Menu Start with a Caesar garnished with Beef jerky Poutine (must be actual cheese curds and not shredded mozza) A Classic BLT made with Canadian back bacon Ketchup chips And for dessert Nanaimo Bars Tantulus Rose Beef jerky, Stawnichy’s, Mundare, AB (Brad says… Continue reading All Canadian Brunch – Canada Day Series

Beer · Canada Day Series · Summer in the City

Lighthouse Brewing Company – Canada Day Series

With Canada day just around the corner and the weather heating up (seriously, can it get any hotter???!) I wanted to shed some light on a great Canadian Craft Beer brand. Lighthouse Brewing Company. Lighthouse hails from Victoria BC, has been brewing since 1998 and has been operating as a “zero-emissions facility”. They’ve won several… Continue reading Lighthouse Brewing Company – Canada Day Series

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Church & State – Lost Inhibitions

Tomorrow we celebrate Canada’s 149th birthday! It’s always a fun day no matter where you are in this great land, and to celebrate, I’m highlighting a fabulous winery Church & State.  Founded in 2004, they boast 120 acres of prime vineyard land across the South Okanagan Valley, specifically on the edge of the infamous Coyote… Continue reading Church & State – Lost Inhibitions

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Benjamin Bridge 2007 Brut Reserve – Bubbles for Canada Day

Benjamin Bridge 2007 Brut Reserve Gaspereau Valley, Nova Scotia grape(s) – 38% Chardonnay, 33% Pinot Noir, 29% Seyval N – Pear, Pink Lady Apples, orange blossom, citrus with buttery pastry notes and vanilla. P – Five years aging sur lees, has given this wine a lovely richness that rides on a vibrant and racy core… Continue reading Benjamin Bridge 2007 Brut Reserve – Bubbles for Canada Day

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Tinhorn Creek Oldfield Series Rosé – Canada Day Series

Here at Yeg Women in Wine,we are pretty enthusiastic Rosé drinkers.  A category of wine that has not always been given the respect it was due, mostly as many associated it with the sweet bubblegum pinks of the cheap mass production white zinfandels of California.  Rose is so much more than those bottom shelf dwellers.… Continue reading Tinhorn Creek Oldfield Series Rosé – Canada Day Series

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Canadian Julep – Canada Day Series

Canadian Julep for Canada Day This week we celebrate Canada’s 149th Birthday, at YWIW we are getting ready with a week-long series of some of our favorite made in Canada products. A Mint Julep is most associated with the Southern States, made with American Whisky like Bourbon, and the official cocktail of the Kentucky Derby,… Continue reading Canadian Julep – Canada Day Series

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Sip & Shop at Maggie Walt’s Pop-up Shop

Sip & Shop Networking Event Join Yeg Women in Wine for an evening of networking while sipping and shopping the gorgeous collection at Maggie Walt Design Pop-up shop on Whyte Ave. Sample some wine, chat, try on some clothes, come out for a relaxed evening of socialization, sipping and shopping. Thursday July 14, from 6… Continue reading Sip & Shop at Maggie Walt’s Pop-up Shop