Revisiting some red and white

The countdown is on, people. Less than a month until departure! And you know what that means? Packing up all our belongings? Putting finishing touches on our house’s finally ending renos? Making sure our finances, insurance, and bills are in order? Yes, all of those things. But most importantly, it’s time to drink all our wine!

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Winner of 2 tickets to Uncork Canada!

Hi friends!

Last week I ran a contest on social media for 2 tickets to Uncork Canada, a fabulous event in Prince Edward County happening this Saturday, June 17.

And we have a winner!

Drum roll, please……

The winner is @mcdona1958!!

That’s all the information I have for our lucky contestant, so if it’s you and you want the tickets, please get in touch in the next 24 hours using the contact form on the About page so I can get you your tickets.

Thanks to all participants and welcome to our new subscribers!

 

Happy wining!

Monthly Wine Writing Challenge #32–The Results

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Thanks for voting everyone! I am thrilled to announce that my post Somm Reflections won the #mwwc32 on the theme of translation, thereby earning me huge bragging rights and the honour of choosing next month’s theme. Leave any suggestions in the comments!

 

Thanks again for voting. You’re the best!

 

Happy wining!

 

 

Source: Monthly Wine Writing Challenge #32–The Results

Rainy-day Oregon pinot noirs

Oh spring. You are such a tease. Last week, it was 26 degrees Celsius (let me translate that for my American readers: 79 degrees Fahrenheit), which is amazingly warm for April in Ottawa. I even biked to work for the first time this season, and it was glorious! But this morning when I woke up, it was cloudy and cold, and when I let the dog out, I kid you not it was freezing rain. Really, spring? Really?? Come ON!

Rainy Day

For the purpose of this post, let’s just pretend it’s still beautiful and sunny, like spring is not holding out on us. Continue reading