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Wine Swap - Food Gypsy

The Great Holiday Wine Swap

December 11, 2013 | 5 Comments

Cookie swapping parties are so 1990’s, so I say why swap cookies when you can swap wine?  On this Wino Wednesday we give you a few tips on how to host your own Holiday Wine...

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Chateau Clos de Vougeot - Food Gypsy

The Mists of Beaune, A Wet Day in Wine Country

January 16, 2013 | 5 Comments

The day was wet, a fine mist hung in the air, we huddled together under the cover our our umbrella on a romantic afternoon on the ‘Route des Grands Crus’, a journey through of some of France’s...

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Want the straight dope on the complicated subject of wine in an easy-to-read format that you can come back to time after time? There's a book for that, it's called 'Wine For Dummies'. If...

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Sparkling Ice Wine & Elizabeth Blue - Food Gypsy

Wine & Cheese & Tasty Tips

October 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Last week we joined Canada’s Natalie MacLean in the second in her series of live Wine & Cheese Tastings on Google +, pairing six Canadian Cheeses with a section of Canadian wines. Here's our...

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Wine & Cheese, Courtney & Gypsy - Food Gypsy

Canadian Wine & Cheese – Part Deux

October 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

On this Wino Wednesday we join Canada’s Natalie MacLean for another in her series of live video Wine & Cheese Tastings on Google + focusing on fine Canadian product, with a panel of chatty...

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Five Ways To Improve Your Wine IQ

August 2, 2012 | 1 Comments

Tips on being an educated wine consumer, here's five ways to improve your wine IQ and two terrific bottles from G. Marquis to test it on. Don't fake it with wine anymore! ...

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Last week, despite a few technical hiccups, Canada’s Natalie MacLean launched the first in a series of Live Video Wine Tastings on Google +. What was billed as a 'panel discussion' focused on Canadian...

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The conversation on Canadian wine & cheese continues this week with Canada's premier wine writer, Natalie MacLean. A follow up to last week's successful taste & tweet event, this Wednesday, July 25th at 8PM...

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Join the conversation on Thursday, July 19th as Canada's Natalie MacLean leads a band of merry wine and cheese lovers on a tweet-up tasting. Learn more about wine & cheese parings, and connect with...

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Gifts for wine lovers - Food Gypsy

Gifts for Wine Lovers

December 7, 2011 | 4 Comments

Three gifts for the wine lover on your list this holiday season; one serious, one sentimental and one just for fun. Let's start with something serious... ish. Quickly making it to the best seller...

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