Named after our Twitter handle, this is the home of our shorter stories, thoughts, and musings about wine, food, and travel.
Profile: John Schreiner
John Schreiner is Canada’s most prolific writer of wine books. His newest book outlines British Columbia wines worth ageing. A feature profile, a review of his book, and where BC wine is at.
Talamonti: Great Value Wines of Abruzzo, Italy
Quite simply, Talamonti makes great value wines from a wine region that’s not very well-known. Here’s what you need to know about Abruzzo, Italy and a few wine recommendations.
Terroir (and Embarrassment) in the Climats of Chablis
It wasn’t fear and loathing in Las Vegas. But terroir and embarrassment in the climats of Chablis, France to understand minerality, the most frustrating word in wine.
The Weird and Wonderful Language of Wine
Can wines be feet-y or have beef breath?
Monsieur Bourdy’s Captivating Wines
He was like the Soup Nazi. Only nicer.
If Wine Were Men
At a (not so) recent Vancouver American Wine Society wine dinner, I couldn’t help but think that wines are like people – incredibly difficult to describe.