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Masterclass with Stephanie Morton-Small 

Master Class with Stephanie C. Morton-Small of Finca Decero  Join us to learn & taste wines  with Stephanie C. Morton-Small the  VP & Chief Commercial Officer of Finca Decero  from Agrelo, Mendoza Argentina    Date: Tuesday May 16th 2017  Time: 3-5  Location: Sherbrooke Liquor – tasting room  11819 St. Albert Trail N.W.  Edmonton Ab.  Price:… Continue reading Masterclass with Stephanie Morton-Small 


Shopping List from our Master Class With Angela Maculan 

What a fabulous afternoon yesterday, there is something to be said for learning directly from owner operators of any business.  Angela lead us through the fascinating history of her family’s involvement in the unique & small wine region of Breganze Italy.  Below is the information you need to find these beautiful wines!  To learn more… Continue reading Shopping List from our Master Class With Angela Maculan 

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Master Class with Angela Maculan 

Have you ever wanted to meet someone from a winery?  Here is your chance, Join us for our first Masterclass of 2017 on Monday April 24th.  What is a Masteclass anyway? An opportunity to learn about wine, winemaking methods and the history of a wine region directly from a family member in this case! Our… Continue reading Master Class with Angela Maculan 


WSET Level 1 Award in Sake

  Interested in Learning About Sake? The Art Institute of Vancouver will be running a Level 1 Award in Sake class in Edmonton, Saturday March 18, 2017.  One day intensive class, lead by Sake Expert Mariko Tajiri. From 9 am to 5:30pm Location: vivo ristorante downtown- 10505 106St Please contact Angela Landon for registration: T:… Continue reading WSET Level 1 Award in Sake

Events · Giving Back · Lunch Series · Networking

Lunch Series – Burger for a Cause

Burger For A Cause Join us to for a Late Lunch at Delux Burger Bar in Crestwood on Sunday February 19, when we enjoy a Burger for a Cause. This month YWIW member Patrycia Rzechowka is Delux’s Celebrity Chef, $1 from each of her creations sold will go to help fight MS. Join us to… Continue reading Lunch Series – Burger for a Cause

Bang for the buck · FrenchWine · Wine Tasting Notes

Bang for your Buck, Holiday Edition 

Wine: Domaine de Belle Mare 2015  Grape variety: Viognier  Region: Pays d’Oc France, in general we can say this region has a Mediterranean Climate  Winery: the Domaine de Belle Mare is located about an hour from Montpellier on the edge of the very large Lake Thau.   Wine Maker: Fabienne Capello  Tasting Notes:  Colour: Brilliant… Continue reading Bang for your Buck, Holiday Edition 

Gift Guide · OldWorld · Sparkling Wine · Wine Tasting Notes

“Little Night Star” 

Stella di Notte  Back in November we hosted our first Cinq a Sept, a fundraising event for the Lurana Shelter.   In addition to all the terrific women we had the chance to mingle with we also enjoyed a lovely glass of bubbles. Fundraisers can’t succeed without sponsors, a special thank you to our pal… Continue reading “Little Night Star” 

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Champagne tastes on a Crémant Budget…

  What cork are you popping on NYE?  Often the answer is Champagne. Champagne can be a bit to pricey for some wine lovers, what about a Crémant instead? Champagne can only come from Champagne, however there are many regions within France and outside of France that make wine in the “Traditional Method” or Méthod… Continue reading Champagne tastes on a Crémant Budget…