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Grüner Veltliner, Culmina Family Estate Winery, Okanagan Valley, BC, Canada, 2018, 14% abv. C$27

We showed up for our tasting at Culmina Family Estate Winery about a week after the big news hit the Canadian wine world – Don and Elaine Triggs had sold their life’s work wine project to Arterra.  While chatting about … Continue reading

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Grüner Veltliner, Singing, Laurenz Five und Sophie, Austria, 2013, 12% abv, C$19++

Grüner Veltliner (aka Gru-vee) is indeed a groovy, Austrian grape that makes great wine.  Generally, Gru-vee is food friendly with a solid floral and fruit profile, elegant minerality and a peppery hit. This one is no exception. Made from Grüner grapes harvested … Continue reading

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Stoneboat, Chorus, White Blend, Okanagan Valley, BC, 2011, 11.5% abv.

What a nice find – two dusty bottles on the lower shelf in the back at a small liquor store out in Whiterock, BC. Lucky me… The Chorus is an old fave – a blend of 6 white varieties including … Continue reading

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