Cristal Vibrations

by Paige Donner This title actually began as a chapter heading for my journal entry about my visit to Champagne Louis Roederer in Reims. But I liked it so much that I’m using it here, too. It just works so beautifully. It describes simply what Cristal, the legendary champagne by Roederer, is all about. Or, more precisely, what … Continue reading Cristal Vibrations

Ultimate July 1 Barbecue with a New Wine Mobile App

Game-changing technology allows you to instantly scan 150,000 wines in the liquor store

Toronto, May 12, 2011 – A new free mobile application will change the way Canadian wine lovers find, buy and enjoy wine this summer. The Natalie MacLean Wine Picks & Pairings app lets you use your smartphone camera to snap a picture of any bottle label bar code in the  liquor store. With one click, you get tasting notes, scores, and food pairings.


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Okanagan Fall Wine Festival Gold Winners 2010

GOLD MEDAL WINNERS WINERY | BRAND NAME  | VINTAGE Arrowleaf Cellars First Crush Rose 2009    Blasted Church Vineyards Chardonnay Musque 2009   Cassini Cellars Pinot Noir Reserve 2007  Cedar Creek Estate Winery Pinot Noir 2008  Church & State Wines Hollenbach Pinot Noir 2007  Desert Hills Estate winery Syrah Select 2007  Domaine de Chaberton Estate … Continue reading Okanagan Fall Wine Festival Gold Winners 2010