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Column: Celebrating with flower power and drinking pink

June 8, 2018
Our youngest daughter recently completed her master’s degree in anthropology. To celebrate this milestone, my wife and I took her along with her sister and two best friends to one of our favourite . . .

Column: Wines for spring!

March 16, 2018
Now that the snow has melted and the temperatures are rising, our thoughts veer towards next Tuesday and the arrival of spring!

There’s a Mean Girls brunch coming to Vancouver

February 24, 2018
2018 is turning out to be the year of the nostalgic pop culture themed event in Vancouver, and now we can add a Mean Girls Brunch to the list. This springtime pop-up event is so trying to make . . .

Sips Happen column: Festive wines for merry times in Richmond

December 28, 2017
Of all the times to celebrate with a Champagne toast, the holiday season is one of the best. An excellent choice is Veuve Cliquot Brut ($65.99) with the deep yellow label. Expect an elegant . . .

Sips Happen column: Italy meets Japan...again

September 8, 2017
Last column, I described the first courses of a wine banquet sponsored by the producers of Prosecco and Valpolicella. To prove that Italian wines can deliver “outside the box,” the wines were . . .

Sips Happen column: Italian sips and sushi

September 1, 2017
What do you serve when you want to showcase premium Italian wines? You’d expect to be in a fine Italian restaurant starting with an antipasto and then moving on to a pasta with seafood or osso buco. . .

Sips Happen column: A foursome for some summer pleasure

September 1, 2016
Santa Julia 2015 Pinot Grigio ($12.29): This Argentine white is attractive on several levels: the price; the sustainable policies under which it is grown and vinified; as well as its aroma and . . .

Wine column: Summer is a good excuse to pause for Prosecco

August 10, 2016
Canadians have a fondness for anything Italian, especially if its name begins with “P.” There’s pasta, parmigiana, Prada and Prosecco! If there was any excuse to pause for a sip of Prosecco, . . .

Canada Day column: Delicious ways to celebrate

June 25, 2015
As Canada Day approaches, here’s a mouth-watering menu to help you celebrate our birthday. First, there are aperitifs to stimulate your appetite. The French, cofounders of Canada, created the Kir. . .

Column: Summer’s fading glow perfect for toasting Italian wines

August 28, 2014
These golden days of late August remind me of the enchanting sunlight in Tuscany. It’s a perfect moment for toasting the end of summer with some Italian wine. While I enjoy Chianti, Pinot Grigio . . .

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