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BC Wine Ambassador Program Level One – Edmonton

BCWine Ambassador Program Level 1 First Time being offered in Edmonton YWIW is excited to be working with the Wines of British Columbia to bring the BC Wine Ambassador Program to Edmonton for the first time.  We are partnering with the Royal Glenora Club to host this educational program for our wine community to learn… Continue reading BC Wine Ambassador Program Level One – Edmonton

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Wine Gallery Grand Opening Saturday September 24

Wine Gallery Grand Opening Saturday September 24, 2016 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm Please join our friend Peter at the official Grand Opening of his new store: The Wine Gallery Edmonton. The Open House will feature a festival style tasting of specialty wines, beers, and spirits, accompanied by a range of culinary delicacies. The Wine… Continue reading Wine Gallery Grand Opening Saturday September 24

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Decero Tasting at The Almanac

The Wines of Finca Decero Recently Sandi Hollis from Appellation Wine, invited Kim and I to join her and Stephanie C. Morton-Small from Decero Winery at The Almanac on Whyte, here are my tasting notes from that meeting. Decero means from scratch, perfect for a winery that was simply land covered in scrubs in the… Continue reading Decero Tasting at The Almanac

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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

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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 – Update

Update- Here at YWIW, we are big fans of Canadian wine, and are always ready to celebrate when a Canadian Winery we like receives an award or gets international recognition.  We are super excited to share that the Drinks Business included Benjamin Bridge Brut 2008 on their list of 14 of the World’s Best Sparkling… Continue reading Benjamin Bridge 2007 Brut Reserve – Update

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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