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    All posts by Nick Jeffrey

    • Anchors Away

      I took a quick trip to California last month, and naturally, my thoughts turned quickly to booze. Flying into San Francisco, I knew it was...

    • Wonderful Wolf Blass

      It is hard to walk down the Australian aisle at your friendly neighbourhood booze merchant without seeing a wide variety of Wolf Blass labels, at...

    • BC Wines

      Long time readers may recall that I have long been a fan of Canadian wine, especially those made right next door in neighbouring British Columbia....

    • Local Vodka

      Most folks will not pay too much attention to their brand of Vodka. Since most Vodkas are intentionally distilled to be as neutral-tasting as possible,...

    • Coveting Cassini Cellars

      I recently made my annual pilgrimage to the Okanagan Valley for the fall harvest wine festival, in order to bring you news from our very...

    • Rah Rah Rioja

      You may recall that I am a big fan of Spanish wines, so imagine my delight when a few of my regular drinking companions wanted...

    • Passion For Primitivo

      I was entertaining out-of-town visitors last week, and discharged my hosting duties with great aplomb by taking them to a nice Italian restaurant with an...

    • Noshing in New Zealand

      We were out imbibing with a cute Kiwi couple, when the topic of New Zealand wines came up. For those not in the know, there...

    • Any Port In A Storm

      While entertaining dinner guests recently, when a discussion broke out about the benefits of a small glass of Port after dinner. Never one to shy...

    • Wild For Washington Wine

      Your intrepid liquor reporter was browsing the aisles of my friendly neighbourhood booze merchant last week, when I bumped into one of those in-store tastings...