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Up until recently, wine is something I only had during holidays and special occasions, and something I knew very little about. Of course, all that started to change with four consecutive wine tasting experiences within the last two months. For the first three tastings, I tried out wines from various BC wineries located in Langley and the Okanagan. Last week, I was lucky enough to get an opportunity to participate in Wine Australia’s media tasting.

Buschlen Mowatt Galleries

It was my first time attending an event of this format, and I was very impressed. The tasting was held at the Buschlen Mowatt Galleries on West Georgia, with a self serving format. That means the over 70 types of wine, 7 types of food pairings (since there was a lot more wine than food, I will refer to them as food pairings), and a whole lot of glasses are there ready for you the second you come through the door. It was hard to not go overboard: I had to keep reminding myself that I’m an adult, and moderation is a virtue. I think all in all I managed well. (more…)

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