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Fundraising Fun avec Vin

About a year ago, I worked with Yukon Artists @ Work on a project called “Canvas Confidential,” a fundraiser to help Yukon artists if illness prevented them from working.As part of this event, we hosted a wine...

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Good Friends, Good Food and Good Wine

The best wine experiences that I have enjoyed have been dinners with friends, often under unexpected circumstances.There was a night in the mortuary of the English Cemetery in the middle of a traffic circle in Florence, Italy,...

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Films That Make You Thirsty

Julia Child, the late, great American cookbook writer and chef, was profoundly moved by her first French meal when she and her husband arrived by ship, in Rouen, France, in November of 1948. She wrote:”We began our lunch...

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A Toast to a ‘Sparkling Season’

With the drop in temperatures, the shorter days and the recent snowfall, I am reminded that we are headed into the holiday season. Few places give me more of that happy feeling, of the anticipation of Winter Solstice, Chanukah,...

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A Bold, Brassy White – Organic, Too

Over the coming months, I hope to explore some new wines that I have not tried before, and also make a concerted effort to look at wines by country.A recent dinner I had with friends in Tagish was the perfect opportunity to...

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Wine on the Go

Last week I was cornered by someone who asked what her options were for taking wine along on a paddling trip.For me, part of the experience of enjoying the outdoors is to end a day with friends by setting up camp with a great...

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Exploring Gray Monk Estate Wines

Several weeks ago, I had the happy opportunity to explore a significant portion of the range of Gary Monk Estate wines.A friend of mine who helps organize the annual Rotary Club Wine Festival represents the Gray Monk Estate...

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