WINE

April 19, 2020

Think of this as a public service announcement for the wine region closest to our home base.

You'd have to be living under a rock to not know about Covid-19 and its devastating effects on the world.

Canadian tasting rooms — like those at wineries around the world — were closed.

But the Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country in British Columbia, Canada got creative.

The group of wineries launched the Uncork the Sun Podcast Series and monthly...

February 20, 2020

Sartori di Verona winery in Italy celebrates 120 years with release of three limited edition wines that include an Amarone, Valpolicella and Ripasso

February 19, 2020

Switzerland's wine region (called a canton by the Swiss) known as Vaud is a 30-kilometre stretch of the Lavaux Terraces hugging Lake Geneva, between Lausanne and Montreaux. It was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2007 — and once you see it, you’ll understand why. I find myself on a recent day taking in all this gobsmacking beauty with a wine glass in one hand...

February 17, 2020

While wine is something that Switzerland isn’t famous for outside its borders, that’s changing with recognition at such prestigious events as the 2019 Decanter World Wine Awards, where Swiss winemakers took home three Platinum awards and eight Gold medals. Still, there are many other hidden gems to be found in the country dominated by mountains, crystalline lake waters and verdant valleys. Here, a few things to help kickstart...

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