BottledUpTight

A Journey for the Love of Wine (& Food)

Cork & Dagger: Return Of The Brotherhood

Who were “The Brotherhood” and what did they want? There had been some chatter on the system, but no one was really talking, and no pictures existed of course. I’d … Continue reading

May 21, 2012 · 4 Comments

Canada: More Than Just Ice Wine, Eh?

Dear Diary: Just a word or two if I may about something of an epiphany! I am guilty, perhaps like many of my wine-drinking Canadian compatriots, of not really having … Continue reading

May 10, 2012 · 3 Comments

George Clooney & Me — Separated At Birth?

We recently watched the 2010 film “The American” starring George Clooney, and though I can’t imagine why it hadn’t occurred to me before, I got to thinking – this talented, … Continue reading

April 28, 2012 · 2 Comments

You Had Me At Bordeaux!

What do you think of when you hear the word “Bordeaux”? Does it make you smile, give you a warm, fuzzy feeling recalling the aromas and tastes? Does it make … Continue reading

April 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

Transitions 1.0 : Feeling stalled on the wine superhighway

 Dear Diary: So, what constitutes a cry for help without looking completely helpless? This has been rolling through my mind of late, as it’s been over 2 months already since … Continue reading

April 9, 2012 · 2 Comments

Old Quebec, or how I took 3 young ladies for lunch!

The eastern reaches of this vast country of ours are not always the most affordable to get to from the West Coast, where I had spent most of my life. … Continue reading

March 28, 2012 · 2 Comments

Mio Padre

 I have been thinking a lot about my dad this past week, which is not unusual in and of itself. He is not far from my thoughts on any given … Continue reading

March 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

Una Notte in Toscana!

 A night in Tuscany? Well, almost — but as close to being there as we could be without some sort of winged transportation anyway! So let me tell you, I’ve been salivating for … Continue reading

March 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Mise – un diner espagnol. Bravo!

This post has been a long time in coming, and I must apologize for the delay as there has been much going on. You know, Winnipeg certainly gets its share … Continue reading

February 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

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