Category Archives: CANADA

Hempiatris: Wine, Wódka and Bong

As a fellow who (sans shame) looks stuff up on Wikipedia, then pretends he already knew it—or worse, made it up himself—I will hitherto explain the above, crackerjack scarehead: A ‘hendiatris’ (from the Greek: ἓν διὰ τριῶν, hèn dià triôn, … Continue reading

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British Columbia: Gem of A Whole Different Ocean

I’ve been drinking, thinking and inking wine for about twenty years now, but every now and again, a growing region pops up that existed so far on the periphery of my mental wine map that I never gave it so … Continue reading

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Inniskillin Sparkling Ice Wine: Tweaking the Tweaked Tweak

I have not coveted my neighbor’s wife since the eighties, when Prime Minister Trudeau’s young bride Maggie—that vamping, voluptuous Vancouver vixen who, upon publishing her third book in 2010, became the only person in Canada to have written more books … Continue reading

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