I don’t often like to make bold overarching statements using words like favourite, best, always (or the such) because in almost every case it diminishes someone else. I guess in that way I am very much a Libra and people pleaser, not looking to rock the proverbial boat. That being said, after ten years I think I’m a little tired of corporate entities or governing organizations pushing out guides that are ultimately pay for play and have nothing to do with the hard work or incredible wine being produced in Canada. Those with marketing dollars looking to get seen and be noticed on a shelf, in a magazine, or via an article too often outshine the real stars of the Canadian wine world.
Not here, and certainly not with me. I’m about a genuine support local energy and that is why I gathered together my ultimate wine list for the spring, and I can assure you that I didn’t charge anyone to be on this list. Instead I’m sharing them because they are creating some of my absolute favourite bottles right now and if you’re a wine lover too, this is a great way to explore what Canada has to offer.
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As many of you know this year I am giving the #SupportLocal mouvement as much of my energy and time as I can. Now more than ever small businesses in Canada need our help to weather the proverbial storm that 2020 brought to their doorsteps. While I continue to share businesses via social media, the blog has always been my favourite platform to tell stories and share details that an image alone or a tweet might not be able to. This year, if you’re thinking of unique gifts for yourself and those you love from a distance, why not give a special gift during a very special year like I am.
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With the holiday season in full swing at my house (yes, I’m one of those people who put up the decorations early because it makes me really really happy) I am starting to think about stocking up for the holidays and what I need to start ordering. With a strong #SupportLocal vibe in mind, I thought I’d share one specific trick that I haven’t shared before to make your holidays much easier this year!
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Let’s be honest – everything is online these days, and navigating the online shopping world can be a bit intense. Especially when it comes to wine and trying to support local – so I thought I’d share what one of my go to ways to enjoy some of the best Canadian wine is and how you can enjoy them all from home this summer.
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