Author - Nick Jeffrey

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Bottle Shock

This month marks the 46th anniversary of the famed Judgement of Paris, when a group of bell-bottom wearing winemakers from Bordeaux held a blind tasting of...

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Moscato Mania

With spring officially having sprung, I have finally taken the winter tires off the car, so any mid-May blizzards will be entirely my fault.  After a...

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Drawing a Blanc

In this brief lull between lockdowns, as the days grow longer and the sun shines brightly, patio season is upon us, and I eagerly hosted the regular crowd for...

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Vivá Vermouth

While restocking the basement liquor supply in preparation for a potential quarantine during the sixth wave, I found that I was entirely out of Vermouth...

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Viva Viognier

Worried about being stuck in isolation during the growing sixth wave, I made a trip to the No Frills on Rainbow Road to stock up the wine cellar, where I...

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Men Are From Marz-en

As the month of March gave way to the warmer days of April, I enjoyed the last few cans of Märzenbier that I was hoarding in the cellar.  For those in the...

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Tannat I Celebrate My Love For Vino

With global supply chains in chaos, and the impending sixth wave soon to ramp up, I decided to stock up the dwindling stores in my windowless wine cellar, for...

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Rise Up For Riesling

Taking advantage of the warm weather, I hosted a garden party for my regular drinking crowd last weekend, eager to see those friendly faces again before I...

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Spirits of Ukraine

Canada is home to the 3rd largest Ukrainian population worldwide, trailing only Ukraine itself and neighbouring Russia.  Emigration from Ukraine to Canada...

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