La Dolce Vita, April 13, 2014 by Lorne Eckersley Let’s go Kraze Wine quality, winery setting, marketing, tasting room experience. Sometimes these qualities roll into one nice tight package, becoming what I often think of as the Real Deal. Kraze … [Read more...] about Lets Go Kraze!
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La Dolce Vita December 13, 2013 And the winner is… Regular readers will know I don’t rate wines. I think numerical assignments are arbitrary, inconsistent and not very helpful. The enjoyment of wine is contingent on a number of factors … [Read more...] about La Dolce Vita- December 13, 2013
La Dolce Vita – October 31 2013 From wallpaper to winemaker “How many winemakers do you think have been the very first to make wine in a new region?” I asked Mark Rattray on the day before he headed back to New Zealand, the BC wines … [Read more...] about La Dolce Vita – October 31 2013 From wallpaper to winemaker
The British Columbia wine industry, at least as we know it today, isn’t so old that we should forget its great builders. Even if we don’t exactly forget them, we certainly tend to take them for granted. I’m talking about some of our long-time winemakers, … [Read more...] about La Dolce Vita – Give credit where it’s due
La Dolce Vita September 27, 2013 A man, a case of beer and a truck It’s not particularly unusual to find a bottle of wine on my desk. Friends and readers occasionally drop off something they think might be of interest, sometimes a home-made effort and … [Read more...] about La Dolce Vita Sept 27, 2013 – A Man, A Case Of Beer And A Truck